Jose Aleman, 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at his residence in Brownsville, Texas.|
Mr. Aleman was a hardworking, devoted man. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was faithfully devoted to his one and only love of his life, our mother Josefa Aleman, that he decided to follow her to heaven. He will be greatly missed by all of his friends and family.
Special thanks to Dr. Bhondi and staff as well as The Odyssey Hospice staff, to Norma Ramirez, Cindy and Mary Pecina, Mary Lozano, Rachael Ortega and Yolanda Aleman for all their support. And to all the support and prayers from friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years Josefa Aleman; his parents, Felipe Aleman and Refugia Doria; and brother, Gilbert Aleman.
Jose is survived by his, daughters, Diana(Lucio) Escamilla, Dina Betancourt, Debby (Elpidio) Gongora; sons, Jose (Yolanda )Aleman and Gabriel Aleman; grandchildren, Amanda and Lucio Escamilla, Victor and Alexandria Betancourt, Vanessa and Priscilla Gongora, Jocelyn, Gabriel Jr. and Issac Aleman; great-granddaughters, Aritzel Guerrero and Yareli Molina; sisters, Maria Nena Sandoval; brother, Epifanio (Betty) Aleman; and sister-in-law, Mercedes Aleman.
Visitation was held from 1 to 9 p.m. on Monday, July 9, with the Holy Rosary to be prayed at 7 p.m. at Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista.
A chapel service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, July 10, at Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista with a committal service to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Serving as pallbearers will be Lucio Escamilla, Lucio Escamilla Jr., Elpidio Gongora, Andres Ramirez, Victor Betancourt, and Carlos Molina. Honorary pallbearers will be Victor Betancourt Jr. and Emmanuel Zavala.
You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and send your condolences online to Jose Aleman's family at www.funerariadelangelbuenavista.com.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista, cemeteries, mausoleums, and crematory; 125 McDavitt Blvd., Brownsville, TX 78521 (956) 541-5400. Dignity Memorial Provider.
Published in Brownsville Herald on July 10, 2012