John "Joey" Joseph Miramontes|
Sept. 8, 1962 - April 4, 2014
Resident of Union City
Friend, Uncle, Brother & Son. John went to be with the Lord and is now at rest after surgery. He is no longer suffering and is at peace.
Born to John and Frances Miramontes, he was the youngest of two brothers and two sisters. He is predeceased by his sister, Kathyleen Miramontes Patino. He is survived by his parents, sister Diana and brother Raymond. He had many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews who he adored and spoiled.
A graduate of Barnard and Moreau High School (Class of '81), he was an athlete who loved to play baseball, basketball and football (#78). John played for Union City National Little League, CYO and Moreau. He was an avid Giants and Raider fan, going to many games each season.
He loved his music, especially Santana, and would go to concerts as much as he could. He was a big man and was known as a gentle giant. He was a lifelong resident of Decoto and loved to travel, especially his trips to San Diego.
Visitation will be held at Fremont Memorial Chapel, 3723 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536, on Thursday, April 10, 5-8pm with a Vigil Service at 7pm. Funeral Mass will take place at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 703 C St., Union City, CA 94587, Friday, April 11 at 10am. Burial to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward.
Published in Inside Bay Area on Apr. 9, 2014