Jose Lopez Cervantes, 64, of Sunnyside died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 in Sunnyside.

He was born Nov. 14, 1947 in Cueramaro, Guanajuato, Mexico to Juan Cervantes and Paula (Lopez) Cervantes..

He is survived by his father, Juan Cervantes of Mexico; five brothers, Paz Cervantes, Bernardo Cervantes, Roberto Cervantes, Hilario Cervantes and Martin Cervantes, all of Mexico; one sister, Elena Cervantes of Mexico; one uncle, Guadalupe Cervantes of Sunnyside, and many uncles in California and Mexico; numerous nieces and nephews; and companion, Virginia Trevino of Sunnyside.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Paula Cervantes; and wife, Gloria Cervantes.

Visitation will be held today, Oct. 5, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6 p.m. at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at 5 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside. Burial will follow in Mexico.

Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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