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Ruben F. Alvarez Sr

January 7, 1953 –
 March 14, 2022


Ruben F. Alvarez Sr. was born on 01/07/1953 to Francisco Alvarez and Herminia Colecio de Alvarez in
Mexico City, Mexico D.F.

Our lord called him home on Mon. 03/14/2022. He passed away at the age of
69. Ruben decided to come to the United States in 1980. He wanted to give his family the American
dream. He would not have been able to give them that life if they stayed in Mexico. Ruben worked in
construction his whole life. He loved the game of soccer. He started playing soccer around the age of 10
and continued into his late 30’s. He played as a third string backup soccer player for the professional
soccer team “Cruz Azul”. His other hobbies were playing pool, shuffleboard, and the guitar. When he
was a teenager in Mexico, he and his friends used to serenade on special occasions for their moms and
sisters. This is where he started enjoying playing the guitar. Ruben never met a stranger that he didn’t
want to be a friend. El siempre fue una persona alegre y esa alegría la trasmitía a los que lo rodeaban.

Ruben F. Alvarez Sr. is processed in death by his parents: Francisco Alvarez and Herminia Colecio de
Alvarez, a long list of brothers, sisters, and other family members.

Ruben F. Alvarez Sr. is survived by Son: Ruben Alvarez Jr. and wife Griselda. Daughter: Laura Alvarez-
Mendez and husband Ray. Grandchildren: Jordan Garcia and wife Skye, Jacob Garcia, Jayden Garcia, and
Victoria Alvarez. Brother: Armando Alvarez and Sister: Antonia Alvarez and a long list of nieces,
nephews, friends and family. Ruben F. Alvarez Sr. will be missed by many, until we see each other again,
we love you dad! Tus hijos, Ruben & Laura.


“Belt Line Road at 183”
1820 N Belt Line Rd.
Irving, TX

Viewing: Saturday March 19, 2022, at 10 am
Service : Saturday March 19, 2022, at 11am

One Thought on Ruben F. Alvarez Sr
    Armando ramirez
    18 Mar 2022

    Lo siento mucho mi Rubén un fuerte abrazo no tengo palabras para descifrar el dolor k puedes estar pasado dios t de fuerza y mucha resignación

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