1953 – 2018
Dayville – Jose M. Herrera, 65, of Barlett Meadow Dr., passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 in Day Kimball Hospital surrounded by loved ones. He was the loving husband of Cecilia (Ruiz) Herrera. Born in Manhattan, New York, he was the son of the late Miguel Herrera Belpre and Antonia (Negron Hernandez) Herrera.
Mr. Herrera worked as a truck driver for U.N.F.I.. He was a member of La Iglesa Cristiana Casa del Alfarero in Webster MA. He was an avid musician and enjoyed playing the saxophone for his church. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, Jose is survived by his children, Fannye V. Herrera, Jose M. Herrera, Surheil Luciano, Cuqui Luciano, Jessica Luciano, and Tania D. Herrera; his brothers, Jose Antonio Herrera and Hector Herrera; his grandchildren, Wailer A. Herrera, Edward Westley Herrera, Luis M. Herrera, Luis A. Herrera, Suheidi Rodriguez, Sebasthian Ruiz, Brandon Mead, Gabriel A. Archeval, Brianna Mead, Miguel Jose, Jelliani Gil, and Jeremias J. Archeval; and his son-in-law Derek Mead. He is predeceased by Miguel Herrera Belpre, Antonia Negron Hernandez, and Eduardo J. Herrera.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jose’s family from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St. Putnam, CT with a prayer service in the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in West Thompson Cemetery, Thompson, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.