Albert Beltran Molina passed away peacefully on November 4th surrounded by his loving family at his home. He was born April 15, 1927 to Victoriano Molina and Concepcion Beltran Molina in Santa Barbara California. Albert was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife of 61 years Carmen Rivera Molina, brothers, Frank and Joe and sisters, Dolores (Maggie) and Rafaela (Rafie) Molina. Albert is survived by his children Yolanda (John) Messing, Paul (Lety) Meza, Carmen (Ray) Urueta, Rebecca (Gabriel) Castaneda, Teresa (Lonnie) Parker, Connie (Larry) Santistevan, numerous nieces, nephews grandchildren and 6 generations great, great, great grandchildren.
Albert served in the US Amy during World War II. Albert’s Passion in life was playing guitar and telling family stories. Albert & Carmen loved family gatherings and showering their family with lots of love, music and delicious food. Albert worked at M.B. Fowler, Ashworth Brothers and later retired from Mitchell Silliman.
The family would like to humbly acknowledge two of Albert’s grandchildren: Pete Edward Santistevan and Laura Gonzales for all the unconditional love, dedication, patience, and compassion they expressed on a daily basis to their grandfather from the beginning to the very end, he will be truly missed.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Healey Mortuary Chapel from 1pm-9pm with a Rosary taking place at 6pm. His Funeral Ceremony will be Mon. Nov. 12 at 10 am at Healey Mortuary Chapel, 405 N. Sanborn Rd. in Salinas. Please visit www.healeymortuary.com to offer online condolences.