obit: Joseph Jerome Souza
Joseph Jerome Souza, age 77, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family and friends on Monday, November 14, 2011 in San Antonio, Tx. He was a proud USAF veteran, serving 20 years. He spent his next 40 years training, coaching and mentoring the youth in San Antonio through boxing. Boxing was his life and his passion. He was loved by all.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Virginia Souza; his children, Arthur Souza and Marie Souza Cunningham, and grandchildren, Cori & Christopher Cunningham.
Visitation will begin Monday, November 21, 2011 at 4:00pm with a Rosary cited at 7:00pm at Castle Ridge Funeral Home 8008 W. Military Dr. Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 9:00am at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church 7990 W. Military Dr, Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers a tax-deductible donation in the name of Joe Souza will be accepted, which will be donated 100% to the Boxing Community in San Antonio.
Published in San Antonio Express-News on November 20, 2011