JOSE NICOLAS MIJARES "PaPa" VALPARAISO, IN Jose Nicolas "PaPa" Mijares, 63, of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was born December 1, 1950 in Durango, Mexico, the son of Alfonso and Guadalupe (Zacarias) Mijares. Jose was a semi truck driver and a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, where he was involved in the Hispanic Ministry. Surviving is his wife; Teresa Sherrick-Mijares of Valparaiso, children: Samuel Adam (Kristen) Mijares of Hammond and Guadalupe Emily Ann Mijares of Dyer; grandsons: Noah and Decklan; and two sons and a daughter from a previous marriage. Also surviving is his sister, Rocio (Xavier) Rodriguez of Chicago, IL. brother, Arturo Mijares of Schererville, IN. and four brothers and three sisters in Mexico. His parents and a sister preceded him in death. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1855 W. Harrison Blvd. Valparaiso, Rev. Eduardo Malagon, officiating. A Private burial will be held. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 2-8 PM at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St, Valparaiso. wwwbartholomewnewhard. com
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Published in The Times on Aug. 26, 2014