Joseph Cachopo

May 7, 1928May 22, 2018

Joseph Cachopo May 7, 1928 - May 22, 2018 San Jose

Joe Cachopo, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away peacefully in his San Jose home surrounded by his family. He will live forever in the hearts of his wife, Gloria, his children, Carolyn Petersen (Jerry) and Paul (Linda). He will be greatly missed by his four grand children, two great grand children and sister Rita Medley. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Alice and Frank Cachopo, and his brother Milton.

Joe was born in Hayward, and later moved to Santa Clara. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1948 to 1950. Joe met his wife Gloria and they married in 1949. They spent 68 loving years together, traveling throughout the U.S. and many countries. Whether golfing, fishing, dancing or gathering with family and friends, Joe lived life fully.

A funeral service will be held Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m. at Lima Family Erickson Memorial Chapel, 710 Willow St., San Jose. Burial to follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park.


  • Funeral Friday, June 1, 2018
  • Committal Friday, June 1, 2018

Joseph Cachopo

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