Fr. Alonso passed away peacefully on March 6, 2015. Funeral Mass will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday, March 13, 2015 at St. Mary’s Basilica, 231 North 3rd Street, Phoenix. Inurnment will take place Saturday, March 14, 2015 at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85253 or St. Mary’s Food Bank, 2831 N. 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009.
A more extensive obituary will be published on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.