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Joseph Madera Uribe


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Joseph Madera Uribe Obituary
November 27, 1927 - January 21, 2017 Bishop Joseph Madera Uribe, M.Sp.S., age 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born on November 27, 1927 in San Francisco, California to the union of Jesus Madera Flores and Paz Uribe Santana. Bishop Joseph Madera was raised in El Grullo, Jalisco, Mexico along with his seven siblings. He is survived by his sister, Carmen Madera. Bishop Madera belonged to the congregation of the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit. He professed as religious on March 10th 1948. He was ordained as a Priest on June 15, 1957. He served as priest in the Archdioceses of Los Angeles for 15 years. Then he was ordained Bishop for the diocese of Fresno, California on March 4 , 1980. He served as Auxiliary Bishop for Catholic Archdioceses for the Military Services of the United States of America in May 28, 1991. Bishop Madera retired on September 15th 2004. Saint Martha Parish was his residence since September of 2011. Funeral service schedules are as follows: St. Martha's Parish 6012 Seville Avenue Huntington Park, CA 90255 Rosary: Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8:30pm (overnight vigil to follow) Funeral Mass: Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10am Our Lady of Guadalupe Church 500 North Juanita Street Oxnard, CA 93030 Rosary: Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 7pm Funeral Mass: Monday, January 30, 2017 at 11:30am Saint John the Baptist Cathedral 2814 Mariposa Street Fresno, CA 93721 Rosary: Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:30pm Vigil: Monday, January 30, 2017at 8pm Saint Anthony of Padua 5770 North Maroa Avenue Fresno, CA 93704 Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 1pm St. Peter's Cemetery 264 North Blythe Avenue Fresno, CA 93706 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Committal and Interment following Mass of Christian Burial To sign the family's online guestbook, share stories, and post pictures please visit our website: www.garciamortuaryoxnard.com and click on Bishop Madera's name located below "Obituaries." Funeral arrangements are under the direction of GARCIA MORTUARY of Oxnard, CA and ROBERT REY GARCIA JR. FUNERAL SERVICES of Santa Paula, CA. For further information, please call (805) 486-9148.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 25, 2017
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