|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1923|
San Diego County
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 2008|
The Fresno Bee: 02-24-2008.
Joe Acosta was born on February 18, 1923, in San Diego , Ca. and passed away in Fresno, Ca. on Friday, February 22, 2008, at the age of 85.
Joe grew up in the old Fig Garden area. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during WWII. He continued service to his country in the Army National Guard serving an additional 21 years. He worked for the City of Fresno and retired after 30 years.
Joe was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who was very proud of his service to his country and the love of his family. Joe is survived by his loving wife, Marie Acosta; two daughters, Josie Gamino and Rachel Acosta of Fresno. He is also survived by his grandsons, Ray Gamino and his wife Angela and their son Halen; Michael Acosta and his sons Michael and Matthew; and Brian Gamino and his son Eddie; his brother, Marcos Acosta and his wife Susie. He is preceded in death by his parents; two great granddaughters, Lisa Marie Gamino and Maria Belen Acosta; and also by a sister, Martha Guardado.
Visitation at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at Chapel of the Light Funeral by Rev. Msgr. John Moreton, Fresno, Ca.
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Created by: Row Walker
Record added: Feb 24, 2008
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