Mr. Joe Valencia Moreno entered into eternal rest with Our Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Young Mr. Moreno was 94 years of age.
Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Great great Grandfather is survived by his lovely wife Tillie Moreno, his brother Jesse Garcia, his children Beatrice Sonnemann and Mark J. Moreno; his grandchildren Albert Villareal, Tracie Russo, Monique Ford, Joseph V. Moreno II, Mark J. Moreno Jr., and Alexandria Moreno; great grandchildren Joshua Arbogast, Autumn Fercana, Jeremy Arbogast, Ava Russo, Isaiah Ford, Imogen Moreno, Callie Moreno, and one great greatgrandchild Reya Sol Arbogast.
Joe was an active member of the Catholic church for many years and was a Vincentian for St. Vincent de Paul at St. Matthews. He has entered his Fifth Day as a Cursillista. He retired from the City of Phoenix after 35 years of employment. He was a strong advocate of the Holy Rosary and has great devotion to the Blessed Mother, and to his family. Joe served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII.
On Thursday, August 19, 2021, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1954 N. 24th Street, Phoenix, a visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. with a Rosary at 9:30 a.m., and the celebration of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Francis Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com