Preciliano D. "Sonny" Alire, 68, went to be with the Lord on September 22, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Preciliano, Sr. and Ruth Alire. He is survived by his wife, Bernadette Herrera Alire; son, Scott (Rebecca) Alire; daughter, Ashley Alire; step-children, Marie Inez (Ernesto) Martinez, Elena (Jed) Martinez, Theresa (Will) Anderson, Toni (Dylan) Herrera; grandchildren, Azalea, Manuel, Destiny, Qiana, Josephine, Aidan, Aiyana; and one great-grandchild, Daniel; sisters, Lena (Ron) Rondo, Olivia (Danny) Samson; nephew and godsons, Keon and Joaquin; nephew, Matthew; nieces, Stacy (Nic); great-nephew, Zaydn; his beloved pet, Killer. Sonny graduated from East High School in 1963. He worked for Boston Potato Chip Company/La Torteca for 35 years. He served in the US Marines for 10 years. He loved fishing, hunting, jewelry making, cooking, gardening and making people laugh. Sonny was a very loving, caring and giving person. He will be missed by all the lives he touched. Memorial Service, 11 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013, TG McCarthy Funeral Home. Online condolences at www.tgmccarthy.com.