Janie Alvarado Rodriguez, age 93, of Globe, Ariz., passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013. She was born in Globe on Feb. 8, 1920, the daughter of Jesus Alvarado and Angelita Dominguez Alvarado.
Janie was loved by all who knew her. To everyone she was Grandma Jane. She loved to travel, go to the casino, work crossword puzzles, and spend time with her friends and family.
Janie was a member of the Holy Angels Catholic Church in Globe. She spent the last year and a half at Copper Mountain Inn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; life-long companion, Richard “Dick” Myers; her brothers, Frank Alvarado, George Alvarado, Memo Alvarado, Joe Alvarado, and Robert Alvarado; two grandchildren, Rob Vicente and Valerie Rodriguez; and her daughter-in-law, Lucille Valencia Rodriguez.
Janie leaves behind in loving memory her six children, Rudy (Eloise) Rodriguez, Rose Marie (Carlos) Pedregon, Angie (Marcos) Armenta, Frank (Rose) Rodriguez, Christine (Don) McDonald, and Bob (Eva) Rodriguez; two sisters, Trini Vasquez and Rojelia Canizales; 20 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; and nine great-great grandchildren. Janie was an aunt, great aunt, and great-great aunt to many and was a true blessing in the lives of all who knew her.
Rosary was held at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 201 S. Broad St., Globe, Ariz. Mass of Christian Burial followed at 9:30 a.m. Interment at Globe Cemetery, Hackney Avenue, Globe, Ariz.
Funeral arrangements for Janie Alvarado Rodriguez were entrusted to Miles Funeral Services Globe, 237 S. Sutherland St., Globe, AZ 85501.