RANCHO VIEJO – Adolfo T. Alvarado Sr., 89, passed away on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.
Mr. Alvarado was born Sept 12, 1926, in Mission to Florentino and Rosaura Alvarado. He resided at Mission Acres, was a foreman for Mission Paving for many years, worked as a heavy machine operator with Mid-Valley Construction and was a self-employed truck driver until his retirement at age 62.
He was a former parishioner of St John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission and a member of the advisory board in 1969. He was a parishioner at Our Lady of Heavenly Father in Olmito at the time of his passing.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Damiana Banda Alvarado; children, Adolfo Jr., Mary David, Juanita, Martin, Isabel Kemp, Dolores Garza, Clare Rodriguez and Teresita; and 17 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 1 to 9 p.m. with the 7 p.m. rosary at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m. at St. John of the Fields. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens, Mission.