tony Joe

Anthony “Tony Joe” Alves of Sacramento,passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, in San Francisco.

He was 42.

Mr. Alves was born Jan. 30, 1977, in Los Banos. Raised in Gustine, he graduated from Central Catholic High School and went on to attend Cal Poly and Sacramento State. He worked for CH2M Hill until 2008 and was then employed by Apple until his passing.

Mr. Alves was passionate about computers and loved technology.

He was always looking forward to buying the newest gadgets.

He also loved gambling, playing cards and trips to San Francisco and Las Vegas. He was a food connoisseur and enjoyed eating at the best restaurants. Above all else, he loved spending time with his nieces, whom he adored.

He is survived by his parents, David and Diane Alves; a sister, Doilinda Borba (Bobby); his nieces, Lillianna and Victoria Borba; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Mr. Alves was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tony and Angie Vierra and Joe and Margaret Alves, as well as his uncle, Anthony Vierra.

Services were held Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Turlock Funeral Home. Following the service, Mr. Alves was laid to rest in Turlock Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Central Catholic High School, Attn: Development Office, 200 S. Carpenter Rd., Modesto, CA 95351; or by phone at: (209) 524-6818.