Jose "Joe" Saenz Maya
1941 - 2014, Santa Barbara
Joe was born July 8, 1941. He died unexpectedly on April 14, 2014, when his big loving heart gave out.
Born in Santa Maria, he was proud of being a cook (Upham Hotel), working at the Mecca, walking in his native Santa Barbara town.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Carlos and Adeline Maya; sisters: Manuela (Saucedo), Jenny (Pedroza), Nicolasa (Falcon); brothers: Victor and John.
He is survived by a son "Larry": three brothers: Carlos, Raul & Gabriel Maya; three sisters: Helen (Placencia) Rosalie (Manwarren) and Mary Maya. Several nieces and nephews.
He will be greatly missed by family & friends.
Please join us in a celebration of life on Saturday, May 31, 2014, 1-5pm; Eagles Lodge, 923 Bath St., Santa Barbara.