Gregorio "Benny" Aguilar
5/25/1931 - 9/19/2012
Resident of San Jose, Ca
Surrounded by his family, Gregorio Aguilar passed away at his home in San Jose, California on September 19, 2012. He is survived by his devoted wife, of 60 years, Laura Aguilar, son Gregory Paul Aguilar, daughter Dolores Hill and her husband Bob Hill, grand-daughters Laura Salgado, Dolores (Dee) Salgado, and grandson Bobby Hill and his wife Melissa Hill. Also survived by his five great grandchildren, Priscilla Cordova, Mariah Salgado, Gilbert Salgado Jr, Gregory Salgado, and Bobby Hill.
Proud marine who served our country in the Korean War
. Graduated top 25 with honors at Harvard University
, studying Business Labor Law. He was a union official for over 21 years for laborer's local 270.
He was a great mentor and role model with integrity and intellect and his positive courage to never give up, and to always be positive and never look back. Always working hard and wanting the best in life for his family. He will be greatly missed and will always be in our hearts and never forgotten. We Love You!
Friends and Family are invited to visit from 5 pm to 9 pm, Monday September 24, 2012. Oak Hill Funeral Home, 300 Curtner Avenue, San Jose, CA. 95125.