Joe G. Noriega, born on September 14, 1952, in San Antonio, Texas. At age of 69, he went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2022. He is survived by his wife Rosa Maria Noriega of 44 years of marriage, his son’s, Jose Raul, Javier Jose, John Joseph, daughter Jessica Rose and grandson Javier Jose Jr., mother-in-law Lucia Gonzalez, brothers -in-law Juan Gonzalez Jr. and Hector Gonzalez(Antoinette), his sister Gloria Noriega (Rudy Alvarado), brothers Arthur(Dolores) and Jerry Noriega, numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, friends, and neighbors. Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Jesus M. Noriega and Paula G. Noriega, sisters, Pauline G. Noriega, Josephine N. Martinez and Rosie Medrano, brothers Jesse, John, Joel, Frank, Eliseo, Michael and brother-in-law, Raul B. Medrano. Joe was a 1971 graduate and band member of Thomas Jefferson High School. Joe drove for 35 years with Via Metropolitan Transit and 5 years with San Antonio Independent School District. Joe was an avid athlete. He played with the Noriega Brothers Softball Team, Los Primos Softball Team, Via’s Softball Team, and The Noriega Brothers Basketball Team. Joe also loved all sports. He enjoyed watching The Texas Longhorns, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Cowboys, and The New York Yankees. He performed with several Mariachi groups playing the trumpet. Joe loved to go fishing, hunting, BBQs, cooking, and dancing. As long as he was with his family, that meant everything to him. His unconditional love and blessings is what will help us as a family to go on through this difficult time.
The memories that we each have of him is what will endure in our hearts. The family would like to thank everyone for their loving support and all prayers. To all the staff of Remington Transitional Care of San Antonio, Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital, Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills, Dr. Muralidhar Beeram, Dr. Keith Eyre, Dr. Wayne Lee, Dr. Deowall Chattar-Cora, Start Center, and Vita’s Hospice, Thank you. Services will be held at Castillo Funeral Home, 520 General McMullen, San Antonio, Texas. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be held at 6:00 p.m. Procession will depart from funeral home on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. mass at the Basilica of the Little Flower. Interment to follow at San Fernando Cemetery II.
Published by Express-News on Jun. 23, 2022.