Jose Tomas Alvarado

July 21, 1945December 24, 2010

Jose Tomas Alvarado, age 65, passed away December 24, 2010. He was born on July 21, 1945 in Brownsville, Texas to Jose and Margarita Alvarado. He retired from the U.S. Air Force with over 20 years of dedicated service. He is survived by his wife of 27 years Margaret Alvarado; children, Ursula Alvarado and husband Carlos, Antonio Alvarado, Monica Garcia, Aaron Pena, Mark Coronado and wife Karen, Teresa Benavidez; grandchildren, Nicholas Jhase, Christine, Gasper, Anthony, Gabrielle, Miranda, Andrew, Tim, Roland, Veronica, Danielle and Laura; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Alexander, Jayden and Maggie; brother, Eloy Salinas; sister, Delia Salazar; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with a rosary at 7:00 P.M. The funeral procession will depart the funeral home at 9:30 A.M. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 for a 10:00 A.M. mass at the St. Joseph Chapel at Cordi-Marian, 11624 Culebra Road. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery at Cordi-Marian


  • Rosary Service Tuesday, December 28, 2010
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Jose Tomas Alvarado

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Benjamen Quick

November 2, 2011

I am so sorry to hear about Jose, my heart goes out to all of you!


June 7, 2011

The Alvarado family is in my prayers. Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo.

Ebeni McDonald

January 3, 2011

We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

Rachel Sexton

December 31, 2010

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Danielle Clark

December 30, 2010

I will cherish all the memories I have of you Grandpa Jose.You will be deeply missed and loved by many!

December 30, 2010

We just heard today of this great loss. Our condolences to Mimi & her family. Our prayers are with you. Arturo Bondoc & Oralia Villarreal

Bryce & Kris Cacek

December 30, 2010

Mimi, and the Alvarado family, Kristina and I want to express our condolences on your loss of Jose. He was such a warm and caring man and we will miss him. If there is anything either of us can do for you, please let us know. May God grant you peace and comfort in this your time of sorrow and need.

December 29, 2010

Mimi our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on your loss... GOD be with you... Sylvia Ruiz

Monty/ Earlene Montero

December 29, 2010

Mimi I am so sorry for your loss...if you need anything anytime for any just need to let us know...May God be with you now and always...Monty and Earlene Montero

Gloria Enderby

December 29, 2010

We wish to express our sympathy to the Alvarado family. He was very well liked by us and will be missed. We have some fond memories when we would get together in San Antonio, before we moved to Austin.