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Obituaries > BAPTISTA, JOSEPH A., JR.

Joseph A. Baptista, born January 3, 1922, son of Evangelina and Joseph A. Baptista., Sr. was received by our Lord on January 15, 2003. He is survived by his wife Stella of 57 years and his daughter Tina. He was preceded in death by his sons Paul Alipio and Philip Andre Baptista. He is lovingly remembered as a brother, an uncle, father-in-law and a friend. Joseph, a WWII veteran, served in the U.S. Marine Corps [3rd and 4th] Raider Battalion[s], an elite group, with the same commitment and honor that exemplified his life. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on January 18, 2003 in the Gothic Chapel at Mt. View Cemetery. Burial will follow with military honors. Chapel of the Chimes – Oakland