Josephine Alvarez Acosta

October 24, 1921December 4, 2012
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Josephine (Chepa) Acosta 10/24/21 – 12/4/12

Josie was born in Cimarron Kansas on Oct.24, 1921. Was raised in Los Angeles CA, she had a sister Eloise and has a brother named Pete. Josie married Richard Acosta on Feb. 22, 1941 they were married for 44 years. They had six children Richard Jr., Margie, Dolores, Adele (Fina), Robert, And Ron, which were all raised In Pico-Rivera. Josie was blessed with 13 grand- children, 11 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild .Josie loved going to casino’s Whenever she could and of course doing her scratchers and lotto tickets a weekly must. She liked shopping, and in her earlier years she loved doing crafts, and selling them at the boutiques. Josie loved going to her Senior club every Tuesday rain or shine, feeling good or not, she always made it to her club , even on the Tuesday before her stroke. Josie was a great sister wife, mother, friend, aunt and Grandma. A Blessing in our lives, she was 91 years old and will be greatly missed ,but forever in our hearts. Love you forever MOM. RICH, MARGIE, DOLORES, FINA, ROBERT AND RONNIE.


  • Rosary Thursday, December 13, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Friday, December 14, 2012

Josephine Alvarez Acosta

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Evelyn Miranda Ufers

June 26, 2013

So sorry I wasn't able to make the services for your Mom. I will always remember how she would always greet me so happily and much love. I miss her and our conversations. There just weren't enough get togethers. Love to the Family.

December 18, 2012

Poem for Josephine Acosta
by Steven Jimenez

My grandma is here, with us, in our hearts.
Her warm smile, beaming bright beyond our mourning.
I call her now, the way she would wave goodbye to me in the car, waving with both hands, as if saying an extra, extra joyful, "I love you".
My grandma was there for me then, and I am here for her now, with her, here in my mind, ever living.
Her brazen will and infectious laugh are eternally imprinted within me.
She lives on in our hearts, right now and forever, and we wave goodbye to her earthly body.
Yet we wave hello to her ether, releasing her back to the eternal spirit that is everywhere and within us all.

Becky Evans

December 10, 2012

Dear Cousins,

My heart is heavy with the thought of your mom passing and the only comfort I have is that she is with the loved ones that have passed on before her. My prayers are with all of you - my deepest sympathy.

Nancy Lang

December 10, 2012

Rob, Valerie , Tori, and Conner
Praying for you during this time of sadness. May all your cherished memories of your Mom give you peace.
Nancy Lang

Margie Jimenez

December 9, 2012

Mom we are going through a hard time missing you. I go by places that we went together and I think of the time we were there. I'm missing all our little talks, your smile and laughter, the funny things you'd say, hearing your voice on the phone, you saying someday i will get better and be able to work my garden. You'll be in my heart but it's not the same as you being here.I Love and miss you Margie

George Ludden

December 7, 2012

My heart and prayers are with you and your entire family. May God give you peace knowing she is with Him.

Robert Willkomm

December 7, 2012


May you find comfort in the long productive life your mom had here on earth and Thank God for her presence to your family and also to all of us who knew her. She was always a kind and gentle soul and very giving to me and my family. Her eternal soul is now with our Lord. May she enjoy the fruits of our Father's promise in Heaven.

Lisa Gemmill

December 7, 2012

Dear Rob and Val, We both understand how much you will miss your mom, now and in the future. She is a very beautiful woman. You can take comfort and strength from the wonderful family you have together. We know their love, along with the love of friends, will get you through this difficult time. We are here for you and can help you with whatever you like.
May God bless you and your family during this time and always. Sending lots of love and light.
Lisa Gemmill and Sam Goldberg

chris rivera

December 7, 2012

My prayers go out to you and your family,your mother was a strong beautiful lady may god bless her.

Ron Acosta

December 7, 2012