Jose Gabriel Esquinca Salinas

May 16, 1924 - May 24, 2023
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Jose Gabriel Esquinca Salinas

05/16/1924 – 05/24/2023


Jose Gabriel Esquinca Salinas, 99 entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.  He died peacefully in his residence in Laredo, Texas in the company of his children.

Born in SuChiapa, Chiapas, moved to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas Mexico in 1954, where he worked in The Resguardo Aduanal Mexicano for 39 years, he considered Laredo his hometown.

Mr. Esquinca is preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years, Alicia Salinas Montemayor de Esquinca, by his parents Jose Enrique Esquinca Nucamendi and Consuelo Salinas Gomez de Esquinca by his siblings: Felix, Jose Enrique, Amilcar, Rene & Hermelinda Esquinca.

He loved the outdoors, enjoyed gardening, and was an avid hunter.  He always loved to play domino with family and his closest friends, liked to recite stories of his childhood memories and adventures, and was always ready to offer advice to anyone who would seek it.

Left to cherish his memory are his Children: Jose Gabriel (Sonia) Esquinca, Sara Alicia Esquinca, Patricia Ann Esquinca, Felix Enrique (Laura) Esquinca, Humberto Noe (Ana Maria) Esquinca, Alma Leticia Esquinca (Gilbert) Narvaez, & Hector Hugo (Ileana) Esquinca. Grandchildren: Cynthia, Jose Gabriel III, Noe Orlando, Julia Isabel, Mark Anthony, Stephanie Ashley, Fernando III, Patty Ann, Laura Isabel, Connie Frances, Diana Alicia, Glennda, Humberto Noe Jr., Itzayull, Kassandra Naomi, Glen, Alicia Gabriela, Gabriel Alejando, Jessica Judith and Hector Hugo Jr., 14 Great Grandchildren, Sister Consuelo Esquinca, and numerous relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be: Jose Gabriel Esquinca, Felix Enrique Esquinca, Humberto Noe Esquinca, Hector Hugo Esquinca, Mark Anthony Ortega, Fernando Vasquez III, Gabriel Alejandro Narvaez & Gilbert Narvaez Jr.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 9, 2023 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, where a rosary will begin at 7:00 pm. Funeral Services will be Saturday, June 10, 2023, from the funeral home to San Agustin Cathedral. Funeral mass will begin at 9:00 am. Cremation services will be held at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 9, 2023

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023

Time: 9:00 am

San Agustin Cathedral


214 San Bernardo Ave.
Laredo, Texas

Funeral Mass

Cemetery Information

Cremation Associates of Laredo


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: May 16, 1924
Died: May 24, 2023

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Jerry Chavera posted on 6/9/23

We are so sorry for your loss. We are sending our prayers. My mom Cata Chavera would like for me to let you know that she sends her condolences and that she wishes she could be there but due to her health, she will not be able to attend. However, we are praying for the Esquinca family. May he rest in peace. Love, the Chavera Family.


Ricardo Martinez posted on 6/9/23

My prayers and condolences to the entire Esquinca family for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in knowing that he is now home with our Father in heaven. May Mr. Esquinca rest in peace.


Elsie Torres Martinez posted on 6/7/23

My condolences to the family Esquinca.. May he RIP