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Avaristo Alvarez, Jr.

1969 ~ 2020 (age 51)


Avaristo Alvarez, Jr. (51), passed away in his sleep on July 20, 2020 at his home in Los Fresnos.  He was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 27, 1969.

Throughout his life, Avaristo served his community as a peace officer for the Constable’s Office in San Benito, Texas and the Cameron County Sheriff’s Department.

Avaristo will be remembered as a devoted father, selfless son, caring husband, and loving brother.  Anyone who met him loved him and could see what a huge heart he had and he was the heart of our family.  His favorite pastime was spending time with his son and sharing his love of music and movies with his friends and family.

Avaristo is preceded in death by his grandparents, Benito & Librada Alvarez and Luis & Jesusa Nieto as well as his father-in-law Ramiro G. Atkinson, Sr.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Avaristo Ramiro Alvarez, wife, Juanita Belinda Alvarez, parents, Avaristo Alvarez, Sr. & Maria Victoria Alvarez, and siblings, Jesus Gonzalez, Paulino Alvarez, Abram Alvarez, and Maria Luisa Alvarez-Garcia.  He also leaves behind numerous nieces & nephews, aunts & uncles, cousins, extended family as well as many, many friends.

Funeral arrangements are being done by San Benito Funeral Home and, as per Avaristo’s wishes, he will be cremated Wednesday, July 22, 2020 and there will be no public viewing due to safety concerns.  We ask for your prayers during this difficult time.

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