Our beloved father, Jose Ruben Alvarado, born December 17, 1934, joined his wife Maria P. Alvarado in heaven on December 17, 2013. Jose was a lifelong El Paso resident. He attended Bowie High School, joined the U.S. Navy
and fought in the Korean War. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Survived by daughter Martha Duran (Ray Duran); son Ruben Alvarado (Yolanda Alvarado); and grandchildren Joshua Duran and Zachary Alvarado. Visitation: December 22 from 5-9pm at Mt. Carmel Funeral Home with rosary at 7pm. Funeral Mass: December 23 at 11:30am at St. Raphael Catholic Church. Interment: Ft. Bliss National Cemetery.