MONROE TOWNSHIP - JOSE "PEPE" R. ESPINEIRA passed on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at home. He was 86.
Born in Fiobre-Bergondo, Spain, he resided in Queens, NY and East Brunswick, before moving to Monroe Township 5 years ago. Recently, he was a resident of Englewood, FL.
Prior to retiring in 1992, Mr. Espineira was an electrician for AT&T at 195 Broadway Corporation, New York City, NY and later was a maintenance supervisor for BellCore in Piscataway, where he worked for over 30 years.
A U.S. veteran of the Korean War, he served from 1952 to1953.
Mr. Espineira was a communicant of St. Bartholomew RC Church, East Brunswick.
He was predeceased by his son, Eliseo "Ed" Espineira, in 1991.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Berta Golan Espineira; his son, Michael Espineira of Monroe Township; his daughter-in-law, Barbara Briar and her husband, John, of Pilesgrove; 2 grandsons, Joseph and Keith and his wife, Valerie; and a great-grandchild, Ryan.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 13th, 8:45 AM, at The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bartholomew R.C. Church, East Brunswick. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday, March 12th, 4-8 PM only. For directions, please see the 'Services' tab.
Memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (http://www.chop.edu/giving) & Make-A-Wish Foundation of NJ (http://nj.wish.org).
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