Obituary of Alfredo Salazar
Alfredo Salazar, 88, of East Hartford, passed peacefully on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at St. Francis Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Cabana, Ancash, Peru and raised in Lima, Peru, Alfredo was the son of the late Zenon Salazar and Maria Luisa Sifuentes. A family patriarch, Alfredo immigrated to the United States in 1967 to provide a better life for his family. With the new opportunities this country provided, he became a licensed electrician and worked for Pratt and Whitney and the May Department Stores Company until his retirement. Alfredo was a proud member of the Knights of Columbus, earning his Fourth Degree. He was active in the community and contributed to civic duties in Club Peru, Hermandad del Senor del Los Milagros, and El Comité del ApóstolSantiago, as well as in the Special Olympics and Habitat for Humanity.
He was a beloved husband of 63 years to his devoted wife Rosa (Hidalgo) Salazar. In addition to his wife, Alfredo is survived by his children; his son Frank Salazar and his wife Lynn of San Antonio, TX, and his daughter Myriam Naucapoma and her husband Adolfo of East Hartford. He was an endearing grandfather to his grandchildren; Aaron Salazar, Sarah Coulombe, Ashley Naucapoma, and Pilar Stacey and Moesha Aguilar, and great-grandfather to Ethan Salazar, Taylor and Rose Coulombe, Alexis Smith, and Zelda and Madeline Salazar.
Alfredo was predeceased by his brother Manuel Aparicio of Peru and survived by his other siblings; Jessie Aparicio and her late husband Carlos of Rocky Hill, Jose Aparicio and his wife Ines of Peru, Nimesle Aparicio and his wife Luz of Avon, and Esther Reyes and her husband Enrique of Manchester. Alfredo also leaves behind several nieces and nephews who loved and respected him.
Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, 140 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105. A burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, 1318 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Family and friendsmay call on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Any donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, an organization dear to Alfredo or to Children’s Association for Maximum Potential (CAMP), a nonprofit organization for individuals with special needs.To donate to CAMP, click https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/AlfredoSalazar." In order to adhere to current COVID 19 mandates, masks are required,and six feet of social distancing will be maintained. For online condolences, please visit www.mulryanfh.com.