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Carrera, Jose Luis Sr.
Jose Luis Carrera Sr. was called to his eternal rest on June 2, 2016, at the age of 83. He was a retired FBI agent, and Air Force veteran. Joe was born in El Paso, Texas, and attended Bowie High School. He earned his undergraduate degree from Texas Western College, and graduate degree from Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. Joe was a chairman of the board with the First Federal Credit Union in Chandler, Arizona. He was an active member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, and offered expertise with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Joe is survived by his beloved wife Lucy Galvan Carrera; children Jose L. Carrera Jr. and Juan Luis Carrera; daughters-in-law Erlinda G. Carrera and Molly Rausch Carrera; grandsons Jose "Joey" L. Carrera III and Andres "Andy" L. Carrera. A gathering of family and friends will take place Tuesday, June 7, from 5 - 7 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at Tempe Mortuary, located at 405 E. Southern Ave. Tempe, AZ. The Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, located at 1800 E. Libra Dr. Tempe, AZ, on Wednesday, June 8, at 10 a.m., followed by a reception.
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 5, 2016
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