Jose Fortino Delgado, age 74, of Corpus Christi, Tx passed away peacefully on May 5, 2021. Jose was born on September 18, 1946 to Francisco and Manuela Delgado in Bishop,Tx.
He was married to his loving wife Juanita H. Delgado for 57 years. He enjoyed fishing, going to the bingo, cruising around town, spending time relaxing outside, spending time with his grandchildren and his many great grandchildren. Jose also spent his time praying every morning, making rosaries, carving crosses out of wood and working on riding lawn mowers. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Jose is preceded in death by his parents Francisco and Manuela Delgado, Siblings: Mariano Delgado, Elva Lopez, Francisco Delgado Jr., Enrique Delgado, Gracie Soto and Hermelinda Alcoser.
Jose is survived by his wife, Juanita H. Delgado, children: Alice Vega (Calistro), Cindy Mendez (Manuel), Jose Delgado Jr. (Casilda), Oscar Delgado (Annie), Eddie Delgado (Veronica), Manuela H. Delgado and Leo Delgado (Rachel.) Also by his grandchildren: Theresa, Carlos, Angel, Manuel, Priscilla, Fabian, Angel, Jessica, Joe, Valerie, Oscar Jr., Benny Joe, Nathan, Victoria, Augustin, David, Bella, Desiree, Melissa, Eddie, Eric, Emily, Stephanie, Tiffany, Melanie, William, Jennifer, Leo C., Kimberly, Marie, Leo Jr. and Christopher. As well as siblings: Carlos Delgado, Maria Delgado and Ernestina Ortiz.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Solid Rock Church with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Rosary and Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Our Lady of Pilar Catholic Church. Entombment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park.
Serving as pallbearers, grandsons: Manuel Mendez, Carlos Hernandez, Fabian Mendez, Leo Delgado, William Ramsey, Jacob Pena, Pascual Bailon and Eric Hill.
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