January 16, 1931 ~ February 14, 2014
Joseph N. Alvey, 83, departed this life on Friday, February 14, 2014, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was a 'cradle Catholic' who cherished the conviction of his eventual entrance into Heaven. He was the son of J. Adrian Alvey and Lorena Alvey. Joe was born and raised in Kentucky, where he served in the Army National Guard. He also served in the United States Air Force for four years as an MP in Reno, Nev., and Colorado Springs, Colo., among other places. He enjoyed his career in the lab at Pueblo Water Works, where he worked for 35 years. Joe married the love of his life, Winnifred 'Winnie' Alvey, in 1978. Joe is survived by his wife, children and step-children, Suzanne Jennings, Virginia Noble, Laura Alvey, Joseph F. Alvey, Chuck (Denise) Cox, Larry (Deby) Cox, David Cox, Terrie (Mike) Pauly and Scott Cox. He is also survived by 21 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. In addition, two older sisters, Mary Thompson and Wilma Jones, and several nieces and nephews survive him. Joe was a man of strong faith and a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Pueblo. He was active in various community and church functions throughout the years. Joe was a kind, witty and gentle soul who was loved by everyone. He enjoyed making others laugh, traveling, playing the piano, and spending time with family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all. Memorial Mass, 11am, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, St Pius X Parish, 3130 Morris Ave. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.