Ariel Salazar Acosta, 54, of Lebanon, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, at the Hershey Medical Center. He was the husband of Antonia Salazar.

Born in Mexico on Dec. 28, 1966, Ariel was a son of Saturnina Acosta and the late Jose Salazar.

He was an active member of St. Benedict’s Church. He enjoyed cooking, fixing cars, volunteering at the church, and doing community service. He was a talented handyman, and he loved his two dogs, Luna and Hiro.

In addition to his wife, Ariel is survived by two children, Ariel Salazar and Andres Guadalupe Salazar; four brothers, Pancho, Luis, Merce, and Jorge; and a sister, Lepy.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 126 S. 9th St., Lebanon, PA. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22 at St. Benedict’s Church, 1300 Lehman St., Lebanon, PA 17046. Interment will follow at Kimmerling’s Cemetery in Lebanon.

Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your memories with the family at the online guest book at the funeral home’s website.