Josephine P. Alvarado

September 18, 1932May 5, 2011

Josie Padilla Alvarado was born in the city of El Monte, California on September 18th, 1932. She was called into rest On May 5th, 2011 in Delano California at the age of 78.

She is survived by her daughter Yolanda Alvarado Wyrick of Bakersfield California. And by her sons Willie Alvarado of Delano, California, Vicente Alvarado of Delano, California, Stevie Alvarado of Porterville, California, and Ricky Alvarado of Winslow, Arizona. Her additional survivors include her, 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by Diana Alvarado Little her daughter of Bakersfield, California.

Services will be held at Delano Mortuary in Delano, California on Thursday May 12th, 2011 with a viewing to begin at 9am, and to end with a motorcade to the cemetery at 11:30am. She will be laid to rest at North Kern District Cemetery in Delano, California during a graveside service at 12pm.

The pallbearers to honor Ms. Alvarado will be: Willie Alvarado, Stevie Alvarado, Ricky Alvarado, Alex Alvarado Garza, Zachary Alvarado, and Lonnie Wyrick.

The presiding clergy for the event will be Pastor Bruce Ball of Odyssey Hospice.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 12, 2011
  • Graveside Thursday, May 12, 2011

Josephine P. Alvarado

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May 15, 2011

Josie Stevie me and zac miss you so much it is so hard to deal with. Knowing we cant go visit you or call just seems unreal We love and miss you so much

Alex Garza

May 13, 2011

Grandma you will be missed. Thank you for always making sure we were all taken care of. May you rest in eternal bliss and comfort. I love you very much and will cherish all the great moments we shared. Say hello to my mom. Good Night.

Sandra Vasquez

May 11, 2011

My deepest sympathy to the Alvarado Family.