Jose P. Contreras, of Pima and a WWII Army Veteran, entered into the eternities Thursday evening, November 14, 2019, at the Mount Graham Regional Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Jose was 100. A Mass of Christian Burial for Jose will be celebrated Friday, November 22, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church by Rev. Nicodemus Shaghel. Committal will follow in the Pima Cemetery with military honors being conferred by the Gila Valley Veteran Honor Guard. A Rosary and prayers will be offered Friday, November 22, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church led by Deacon Carl Vessels. The family will receive friends Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.