Joseph Mascardo Chavez

Feb 2, 1936 - May 18, 2021 (Age 85)

Long Beach, California


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Forest Lawn - Cypress Obituary

Joseph Mascardo Chavez, 85, was born on February 2nd, 1936, in Noveleta, Philippines, passed away May 18, 2021. He resided in Long Beach, CA at the time of his passing.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Teresita Chavez; his children, Dinah, Edgar, and Jeremy; his grandchildren, DonDon, Kennedy, Mara, Isaiah, Kai, and Delaney; his sister and brother, Cory and Raymond Chavez; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.

He was valedictorian of his high school. He proudly served in the United States Navy for 26 years as a Machinist Mate, and retiring as a Senior Chief. After his Navy career ended, he worked for the County of Los Angeles for another 20+ years as a Steam Plant Engineer.

Joseph was a devoted husband and father. He generously supported various charities. Loved going to dances with his wife and attended community events. He especially loved spending time with his family.

Viewing will be from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23rd in front of the Church of Our Fathers. Funeral services will be at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, June 24th at the Heritage Court. Father Al Scott will officiate. Internment immediately following the funeral services at Forest Lawn, Cypress.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Cypress, California.

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Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time! May you Rest in Peace, Uncle Jo!

My heartfelt condolences to Auntie/Ninang Tessie & family.. ❤ May our Lord bless & comfort you & your family during this time of grief. ❤ I will never forget Uncle/Ninong Joe's kindness.. ❤❤❤ You are in my thoughts & prayers.. ❤

Our deepest condolences to you Tess and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and May Joe Rest In Peace love and hugs to you all

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Our prayers are with you Tessie, Dinah, Edgar and Jeremy in this difficult time. May Joe Rest In Peace with the lord! ...He will be missed!Hugs to all!...Tito & Sonia

Sending my love and prayers to you during this most difficult time. May Gods grace, peace and love keep you strong in FAITH knowing that he is with our creator rejoicing ❤

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

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