Carlos J. de Jesus Afonso

September 28, 1938 - June 18, 2011

Longtime San Jose resident Carlos J. de Jesus Afonso, 72, passed away on June 18, 2011 in Mckinney, TX surrounded by family and friends. He was born September 28, 1938 in Lisbon, Portugal and served in the Portuguese Air Force for 13 years before immigrating to the United States in 1971. Carlos worked for IBM in San Jose for 23 years and retired in 2000. He was a graduate of San Jose City College and was an active member in the Portuguese community. He is survived by his wife, Maria Isabel Afonso, his sons Eduardo (wife, Ines) and Carlos (wife, Kristina), a daughter Ana (husband, Roger), and grandchildren Roger, Savanah, Alexandre, Anabelle, Sofia and a grandson due in August. A memorial service will be held at the St. Julie Billiart Parish Church on Friday, June 24th at 5:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sarcoma (Cancer) Foundation of America in memory of Carlos J. Afonso at

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I would like to express my deepest sympathies to the family and friends. I hope that the words of John 5:28,29 will bring you comfort. Barb & Tom Layton, July 19, 2011