Obituary: Richard Joseph Moreno Alvarado Sr.
Richard Alvarado was born on June 9, 1933 in Prescott, Ariz. and went home to be with the Lord on March 3, 2014.
Richard is survived by his sister Jenny Olague; his brother Joe (Pauline) Alvarado; his children Theresa Hemerka, Margaret Gallegos, Richard Alvarado Jr., Louise (Dave) Witty, Armando (Victoria) Alvarado and April Alvarado; his grandchildren, Vincent and Alexis Gallegos, Christopher Hemerka, Sharon Giuliano, Nichole Tambuersten, Jacqueline Witty, Armando Jr., Selena, Victor, Orlando, Alicia, Julianna and Antonia Alvarado, Emily Lake and Marissa Signor; and many great-grandchildren.
Richard was a miner with the Iron King mine for over 25 years.
He loved to fish, hunt and spend time driving around his native Prescott. He had a particular devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Rosary and very much enjoyed being a parishioner at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Chino Valley, Ariz.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Pioneer Home for all the kindness and care they showed to Richard during his stay there.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by the Rosary at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Fleury Ave. in Prescott.
Richard's funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Fred LeClaire, CMF presiding.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Lions' Club of Prescott.
Hampton Funeral Home assisted the family.
Information provided by survivors.
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