Alphonso Irene Perez
Alphonso Irene Perez
  • February 28, 1935 - December 18, 2017
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Alphonso Perez, Jr., age 82, of Phoenix passed away peacefully in his home on December 18, 2017. Alphonso was born in Phoenix, named for his father, Alphonso. A tradition that has carried on for 5 generations. Alphonso Perez, Jr. and Irene (formerly Villa) Perez were married, October 7, 1954. This past year they celebrated 60 years of marriage. Mr. Perez was preceded in death by his wife by 4 days. They are now re-united in God's presence. Survivors include a daughter, Pat Salinas; 2 sons Alphonso Perez III, and Peter Perez; his sister, Candelaria "Candy" "Anaya, 4 grandchildren, Sally Renee Perez, Alphonso Perez IV, Michael Perez, Christian Michelle Perez and 5 great grandchildren.
Alphonso,Jr. worked for many years as a concrete finisher and was a member of the Cement Masons, local #600. He exhibited great skill and a strong work ethic throughout his working life. In addition, he was a handyman, that always had a project in the works. He was a man of varied skills, recently painting and for many years he has played the guitar. Like his wife, he enjoyed trips to the casino. He will be remembered by his family as the sweetest, most forgiving man, as well as one of the hardest working.
He and his wife, Irene will be honored at a Visitation, Saturday, December 23, 2017 from 11:00am to 12:00 Noon. A rosary and funeral service will begin at 12:00 Noon, all at Resthaven Carr-Tenney Mortuary Chapel, 4310 E. Southern Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85042. Burial will follow at Saint Francis Catholic Cemetery, 2033 N 51st St, Phoenix, AZ 85008.

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