Alejandro Almanza Gomez, 51, lost his battle with cancer on December 11, 2012 at Palo Verde Hospital in Blythe, Calif.
He was born on October 28, 1961 in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico and resided in Blythe all his life.
"El Pulga", as his friends called him, is survived by his mother Rosa Almanza; one child, Alex Gomez; brothers, Robert Almanza, Marcos Esqueda and Jose (Olga) Esqueda; two sisters, Leticia (Alfredo) Chuca and Alma (Domingo) Reyes; and three grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Juana Soza Almanza.
Viewing for Alex will be held at Frye Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at 6pm with Rosary at 7pm. Mass will be on Monday, Dec. 17th, 2012 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church at 11:00 am.