Jose Muya

Obituary of Jose Mena Muya

Jose Mena Muya passed away on November 20, 2021 at the age of 79. He was making progress on his recovery after suffering a stroke, but later died surrounded by loved ones in San Jose, CA. Joe, as he was known by family and friends, was born in Santa Cruz, Zambales, Philippines to Leopolda and Felix Alejandro Muya. He attended Santa Cruz Academy in Zambales and graduated from Far Eastern Aeronautics Technical Institute (FEATI) in Manila. He worked for Maritime Company of the Philippines first as ship electrician then as a motor engineer. In 1972, he married Amelita in Brooklyn, NY and then moved to Long Island to raise their two daughters. In NY, he was a subway car maintainer for the New York City Transit Authority. In the late 90's, Jose and Amelita moved to Hollister, California where he worked as a stationary engineer for California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He retired in 2008 to begin his beloved role as a grandfather and to enjoy his retirement years by traveling and tending to his backyard garden and fruit trees. Jose is survived by his wife of 49 years, Amelita, daughters Arlene (Brandon) and Jocelyn (Joseph), his four grandsons Kai, Ethan ,Gabe and Joel, brothers Fidel, Romeo and Diego, sisters Magdalena, Flor and Dora. Visitation will be on Monday, December 6th, 2021 at Grunnagle Ament Nelson Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with the recitation of the Rosary at 6:00 p.m. On Tuesday, December 7th, family and friends will meet at St. Benedict Church at 11:00 a.m. for a Mass of the Resurrection. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Monday
6
December

Visitation

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, December 6, 2021
Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home
870 San Benito Street
Hollister, California, United States
831-637-3757
Monday
6
December

Rosary

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Monday, December 6, 2021
Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home
870 San Benito Street
Hollister, California, United States
831-637-3757
Tuesday
7
December

Mass of the Resurrection

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
St. Benedict Church
1200 Fairview Road
Hollister, California, United States
Tuesday
7
December

Interment

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Calvary Cemetery
1100 Hillcrest Road
Hollister, California, United States
831-637-0131
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