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Encarnacion Sosa

February 18, 1946 ~ September 6, 2020 (age 74)


Brownsville - Encarnacion "Chon" Sosa, 74, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Valley Baptist Medical Center.

Mr. Sosa was born February 18, 1946, son of Guadalupe Sosa and Maria Del Pilar Gomez Sosa. He was an honored veteran of the Armed Forces, serving his country for 33 years in the Army & Army Reserves. His service took him to Germany in support of the Vietnam War 1967 - 1969 and to the Middle East in support of Desert Storm/Desert Shield September 1990 - March 1991. He retired from the Reserves in 2006. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Jose "Joe" Francisco Sosa and Jose Angel Sosa.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Anna M. Desjardins (Tony), Christine M. Salinas, Gabriel E. Sosa (Sandra), Daniel S. Sosa (Susan), Diana M. Little (Billy), Angelina M. Pate; mother of his children, Juanita R. Combs; life companion, Carmen De La Cruz; siblings, Guadalupe "Lupito" Sosa Jr., Maria Luisa "Mary" Sosa de Banda, Maria de Jesus "Chuchie" Sosa de Jones, Epimenio "Pime" Sosa, Maria Elena "Nena" Sosa de Molano, Maria Del Carmen Sosa de Lucio, Juan Sosa, Juan Manuel Sosa' step-children, Fernando De La Cruz, Maria Fernanda De La Cruz, Mario De La Cruz. Also surviving him are 15 grandchildren.

A Memorial Service to be determined at a later date. As per Mr. Sosa's wishes, he will be cremated at a later date.

Funeral Services have been entrusted to Salinas Funeral Home in Brownsville.

To send flowers to Encarnacion's family, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
September 12, 2020

4:00 PM
Salinas Funeral Home of Brownsville- Chapel of the Angels

Prayer Service
September 12, 2020

6:00 PM
Salinas Funeral Home of Brownsville- Chapel of the Angels

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