Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved Ones

Jose Magaña

Age 79 years, longtime resident of Chino Hills. Entered Eternal Rest during the very early morning hours of Wednesday, October 9, 2019 after years of struggling with Parkinson’s Disease. Jose was born on June 18, 1940, in Aguascalientes Mexico, the beloved son to his parents Sylviano Magaña and Maria Gutierrez, both of Mexico. He was a devoted Catholic who loved the Virgin de Guadalupe. During his younger years he would visit the Basilica of Mexico and walk on his knees to the alter. As an adult, Jose, started his own ornamental ironwork shop which he ran for 30 years. During his spare time he enjoyed playing golf.  Jose was a remarkably charming person. His kindness, generosity, and sense of humor was felt by all. Jose was a man who led by example. He had a heart filled with love. He was a father figure to many including his siblings, nieces and nephews.  His words of wisdom will forever live in our hearts. He loved his family his devoted wife or 47 years, Connie, as well as their three children Marisol, Jose, and Leticia. All had taken the very best care of Jose throughout the years. He is survived by his family, friends, and countless others who knew and loved him. He will be forever missed, but his legacy will last a lifetime.


Rosary and Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11:30AM. St. Denis Catholic Church. 2151 S. Diamond Bar Blvd. Diamond Bar, CA 91765. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. 444 E. Lexington Avenue. Pomona, CA 91766.


All those attending are welcomed to a Celebration of Jose’s life at 1906 Wedding and Banquets. 1231 E 16th St. Upland, CA  91784.



  • Veronica Nunez Posted October 17, 2019 10:04 am

    One of the most devout parents I know. Very dedicated to his wife. Always a sharp dressed man. Attended the fairs in his home town in Mexico. God grant you peace and solitude.

  • Leticia Lopez Posted October 18, 2019 2:25 pm

    I’m so blessed that God gave me you! I couldn’t have asked for a better father. You were the first man to love me unconditionally. You were such an inspiration to many including myself. May God give me the strength to carry on. I know your with me know, more than ever. But it’s still hard not to hold your hand. You were a warrior to the end. May you rest pain free, play golf and look after us, especially my mom. I love you Hermoso!

  • Kathryn Botero (Legacy Hospice) Posted October 24, 2019 10:38 am

    It was such an honor caring for your husband and father. May you all find peace knowing that Jose is no longer in pain. You continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. We apologize for not making it to the service.

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