OBITUARY

Jose Alberto Molina Sr.

May 3, 1953January 16, 2017
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Jose Alberto Molina, Sr., 63, of La Porte, Texas, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017, surrounded by loved ones.

Jose was born on May 3, 1953, in Laredo, Texas. He was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. On August 4, 1973, he married Rosa Hernandez. They moved to La Porte, Texas in 1976. Jose was employed by the City of La Porte for 22 years until he retired in 2002. In his younger and healthier years, Jose was an avid boater, fisherman, bowler, softball player, and umpire. He also enjoyed cooking, playing pool, dominoes and card games. He loved to go “cruisin” with his grandchildren around La Porte and taking them out for sno-cones and Dairy Queen. He was a great man of faith and a long time member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where he served as a 4th Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. Jose enjoyed spending time with family and close friends and was a joy to all that encountered him.

Jose is survived by his loving wife, Rosa Molina (Hernandez), his children, grandchildren, and siblings. Children: Rebecca Zepeda and her husband Carlos; Ernest Molina and his wife Konnie; Joey Molina and his wife Geraldine. Grandchildren: Elyssa Molina, Natalie Molina, Alexandros Molina, Saoirse Molina, Andrew Garcia, Samantha Zepeda and Sara Zepeda. Siblings: Jesse Gonzalez, Jose Maria “Blackie” Gonzalez, Isabel Ramirez, Ermelinda Hernandez, Victor Gonzalez, Esperanza Perez, Diana Campa, David Campa, Julie Martinez, Rosa Ramirez, Marivel Castro, and Generosa Alvarez. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.

Jose is preceded in death by his grandparents, parents and siblings; Danny Campa, Fidel Gonzalez Jr., Robert Ramirez Jr., Antonio Gonzalez Sr., and Maria Garza.

The Molina Family would like to thank all of their family and friends who have helped guide and support them through this difficult time.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Rosary Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 20, 2017

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Clarence Lewis

January 20, 2017

Our Prayers are with all of you.

Clarence and Sheridan Lewis

Melodneice Burt

January 20, 2017

May God give you peace during your time of bereavement and evermore. May your joyful memories provide comfort as well.

Be blessed.

Olivia Lopez Deboeck

January 18, 2017

Our deepest sympathies to your family. May his soul rest in peace and God give you comfort.

Jim & TJ McLain

January 18, 2017

Prayers to the family for the loss of a very nice man. He will be well missed.

Marie Meek

January 18, 2017

So sorry for the loss of a great man... Our prayers are with the family...

Merrie Minor

January 18, 2017

With special thoughts and prayers, I send my sincerest sympathy to the Molina family. Jose was truly loved by so many and was a friend to everyone he met. He will be missed.

Missy Salinas Ortega

January 18, 2017

My heart goes out to you Rosa and your children, my siblings and I know the pain of losing our father, I pray God will bring you all comfort in your time of sadness! Cry when you need to, laugh when you need to! God knows your heart and he will carry you when you think you cant get threw your day.. May his healing hand be upon you and your family! Missy

January 17, 2017

Our deepest condolences to the family. We ask God to give the family comfort and strength during this difficult time.Mr. Molina will be missed by so many specially by his family whom he loved so much. May he rest in peace.
Mr. & Ms. Oscar Sanchez Sr. (La Porte, Tx)

Nick Nichols

January 17, 2017

My condolences to such a wonderful family! I have such good memories from the last 35 years that I've known Jose and family! It's been an honor to have had such a good friend. I'll forever have my friend in my heart!

Kim Hernandez

January 17, 2017

It breaks my heart to write in this guest book. It has been a true privilege to know you. You have left a superb legacy. I am witnessing the strong united family bond that you created. It is beautiful. You are truly a rich man loved by so many. I will miss you!

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