Jose Luz Alvarado, Jr. passed away on December 3, 2012 in Baldwin Park, California. He was born on August 26, 1923 in Mojave, California. His primary occupation was maintenance, paint of aircrafts. He was a veteran of the US Army and a member of American Legion Post 1000. He is survived by his wife, Teresa M. Alvarado, his children Elizabeth Alvarez (Gerry), Martha Martinez (Alfred), Benjamin Alvarado (Connie), Edward Alvarado and Theresa Solis (Anthony), 17 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.