Joseph Alvarado, age 86, of San Jose, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2021.
Joe is survived by his wife Hope of 66 years, his daughters Yolanda (Gil), Sylvia (Steve), Yvonne (Todd), his grandchildren Samantha (Chad), Anthony (Randi), Marissa (Drew), Jordan, Justin, Erik (Maryssa), Joshua, Shawna and his great-grandchildren Cruz, Trey and Jace and his loving Alvarado brother and sisters. He is preceded in death by his parents Jesse and Florence, brother John and his two sons Joseph and Ruben Alvarado.
Joe was a US Army veteran, proudly served in the Korean War. After his honorable discharged, he established a career in the automobile industry at Ford Motor company in Milpitas Ca. where he retired and eventually retiring a second time with the City of Mountain View. During his retirement, he was an active member of the American Legion and volunteered supporting his local political party.
He was an avid San Francisco Giants fan, loved gardening and landscaping, playing his guitar, harmonica ,and loved his time at the casino. Joe enjoyed the company of his neighbors, serving his community, dancing with his wife and spending time with his family.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday August 19, 2021 at Darling Fischer Campbell Memorial Chapel 231 E Campbell Ave. Campbell, CA 95008
Burial immediately following at Los Gatos Memorial Park 2255 Los Gatos Almaden Rd. San Jose, CA 95124
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