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Joe Santos

Joe P. Santos, 87, passed away peacefully June 13, 2018, at Bobbie’s Adult Care Home in Tucson. Joe was born March 19, 1931, in Hayden, Arizona. He married Beatrice on December 4, 1954, at the San Jose Catholic Church. They raised their four children in Safford and never moved away. His friends and family will always remember Joe as a kind and friendly person who loved gardening, classic trucks and joking around with his friends. He loved watching sports, old T.V shows and westerns. Joe especially enjoyed his summers spent with his grandsons. He will be dearly missed but never forgotten. Joe is survived by: his sons, Robert and Jerry; his daughter, Vicki (Joe) Valenzuela; grandson, Joey (Lisa) Valenzuela; great-granddaughter, Christiana Valenzuela; his brothers, Arnold (Lena) Santos of Hayden, Arizona and Rudy (Lorraine) Santos of Somerset, California; his sisters, Charlotte Lorona of Kearny, Arizona and Velia Montoya of Winkelman, Arizona; and numerous nephews and nieces. Joe is preceded in death by: his wife, Beatrice; his grandson, Christopher Valenzuela; and stepson, Joe. A Mass of Christian Burial for Joe will be celebrated Thursday morning, June 28, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church by Rev. Robert Rodriguez. Committal will follow in the Safford Cemetery with military honors being conferred by the Gila Valley Veteran Honor Guard. A Rosary for Joe will be prayed Thursday morning, June 28, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church by Deacon Carl Vessels. The family will receive friends Thursday morning, June 28, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m., also at the church.

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Rest in peace my friend God bless you

Ernest Rodriguez Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM

Rest in peace my friend God bless you

Ernest Rodriguez Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joe Santos

Sandra Figueroa Jun 24 2018 12:00 AM

My condolences to the Santos Family, Vicky, Robert and Jerry. Your father and mother were very special people in my life. They were always there for the special events in my life. Your dad was always so respectful and kind. When I see the American Flag, I also remember him and apprediate what he endured as a POW, May God bless him and the family.

Sandra Figueroa Jun 24 2018 12:00 AM

My condolences to the Santos Family, Vicky, Robert and Jerry. Your father and mother were very special people in my life. They were always there for the special events in my life. Your dad was always so respectful and kind. When I see the American Flag, I also remember him and apprediate what he endured as a POW, May God bless him and the family.

Sandra Figueroa Jun 24 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joe Santos

Sandra Figueroa Jun 24 2018 12:00 AM

Mis condolencias a toda la familia. Deseo compartir con la familia algunos textos de la Biblia muy consoladoras. Juan 5:28,29, Rev 21:4.

s Jun 20 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joe Santos

susan flores Jun 20 2018 12:00 AM

My husband Dan worked with Joe at safford auto supply. Joe was always so nice and kind. I would see him at walmart and he would always remember who i was, Prayers going out to the family. May you find comfort knowing he is happy in heaven. He is free of his earthly burdens. His loved ones were waiting for him.

susan flores Jun 20 2018 12:00 AM

Mis condolencias a toda la familia. Deseo compartir con la familia algunos textos de la Biblia muy consoladoras. Juan 5:28,29, Rev 21:4.

s Jun 20 2018 12:00 AM

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