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“Back in August of 1989, John gave me the break I needed and was looking for to better my life. He hired me to be the receptionist for the City of...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Michelle Gonzales - Avondale, AZ

“I first met John when we were quite young. What a Sweetheart he was and I am so sad to learn of his passing away. I offer my condolences to the...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Hope Schneider (nee Morales) - AZ

“John u will b missed but never forgotten cause u did alot 4 people n Avondale by helping any1 & every1. We luv the way u made people laugh & u always...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Shirley Wright - Goodyear, AZ

“I just learned of John's passing while reading our local Avondale newspaper, a few minutes after his services started. If I had known earlier, I...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Raymond H. Shuey - Avondale, AZ

“John: I remember you from your days in Avondale - always friendly , always smiling. I am saddened by the fact that you left us , but comforted by the...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Brigitte Reece and Family - AZ

“I don't think i never met u, But i herd u are a great person(: I wish i would of met u.. R.I.P :'( ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Senaa - Great Great Uncle

“Jr we as a family will miss you dearly, you were such a nice and funny person. My mom feels bad that you were by yourself, we wish we could've done...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Rosemary Munoz & Vanessa Pina

“Jr, I am so sorry that you were by yourself when you left us I love you very much and will miss you dearly. You will always be in my thoughts and...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Marie Isabel - Phoenix, AZ

“You will be truly missed ... From Arturo, Alejandro and Emily Sinohui ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Loretta Sinohui

“Daddy I'm going to miss you so much. I wished you could have stayed longer to see me graduate and have kids but I know you just couldn't wait anymore...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Alicia Coronado Dad called me "Bub" - AZ

“Jr, Rest in Peace. No more pain or suffering. Now you are with Our Lord, His Blessed Mother, Dad and Mom and all the rest of our dearly departed. ...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Raymond and Rosa Maria Coronado - AZ

“Your joyfulness and cheerfulness will be truly missed. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Ray and Liz Munoz - Goodyear, AZ

“John, Thank you for giving me my beautiful daughter Alicia. You were a good friend and a great Dad. I promise to take care of our little girl to the...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Carrie Casillas - Phoenix, AZ

“John, you were a great man and a great father. We used to work together and you were a joy to be around. It's a sad thought to see you go so soon. My...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Steffanie Carney


John Daniel Coronado Jr. entered into life January 3, 1959 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest October 25, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona.

He is survived by his daughter, Alicia Ana Coronado, step-daughter, Olivia Casillas, step-grandson, Agustin, brothers, Frank, Raymond (Rose Mary), Victor (Georgina) and Joaquin, sisters, Jenny (Raymond) Munoz and Marie Isabel Coronado (Michael Rangel), 25 nieces and nephews, and many more relatives and friends who knew and loved him dearly. Preceded in death by, his parents, Juan & Adelina Coronado, sister, Catalina Lopez and brother, Efren Coronado.

John worked for the City of Avondale for about 10 years and then the State of Arizona for over 15 years. He liked to play guitar and record music. He loved his Chihuahuas, Diamond, Molly, Billy Jack, Elvis, and puppies... He liked to walk, hike and just being in the outdoors.

Visitation 9:00-11:00 a.m., with service at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at Greer Wilson Funeral Home 5921 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery 10045 W. Thomas Rd., Avondale, AZ