Mr. Jose "Joe" C. Alvarez, age 55, died October 17, 2003 at his residence in Globe, AZ.
He was born in Miami, AZ and had retired from the city of Globe where he worked as public works director. He was a Marine veteran who served two tours in Vietnam. He was a avid sportsman and belonged to the "Hole-in-One" Club.
Survivors include his wife, Deberah Alvarez of Globe, his daughter; Christian Long of Tempe, AZ, his paarents; Jose O. and Rosa Alvarez of Miami; one sister Angie Saenz of Globe; and one brother; Dave Alvarez of Globe.
Graveside services were held Wed. October 22, 2003 at Mt. Breeze Mem. Gardens in Miami, AZ. Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016