José Ernesto Pagán

February 16, 1964 - August 4, 2022

02/16/1964 - 08/04/2022

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Funeral Service
Friday August 12, 2022
12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions

SUFFOLK – José Ernesto Pagán, 58, died August 4, 2022.  José was born in New York, NY.  He was a veteran having served in the US Navy for over 20 years.  José enjoyed watching martial arts movies and his two favorite teams, the New York Mets and the New York Giants.

Left to cherish His memory are his parents Delia Almonté and Antonio Pagán, siblings, Magda Pagán-Jones (Kenneth), of Suffolk, VA, Antonio Pagán Jr, of Puerto Rico, his son Stephen Anthony Pagán, (Tonya) of Colorado, nieces Madelynn Velázquez, of Suffolk, VA, Desiree Velázquez, of Portsmouth VA. And a host of other nieces, nephews, great niece, great nephews and family.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at 12:00pm with military honors, followed by a repass at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake, VA 23322.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Express condolences to the family at

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Allison Pizzani
1 year ago

As we bid your farewell it’s a hard to know you are gone
We will all cherish all the Memories of our carefree youth with you . We will think of you sometime smile laugh or cry but all with high regard . May god keep your in his arms and you receive your spiritual graduation
Rest In Peace fly high my friend
You will be sorely missed
Also Our deepest condolences to your Mother your sister brother son and extended family & friends

Truly yours
P.A . A. Pizzani NYNC .

Ricardo Nazario-Colón
1 year ago

I am grateful for the time we shared together.

Gilbert Torres
1 year ago

Our loving prayers and sympathy to the members of Jose’s family. God be with you all and may Jose Rest In Peace in the glory of Heaven.

Roberto Nazario
1 year ago

From the Nazario’s family our deepest sympathy for the family.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Jose Ernesto Pangan, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Jose Ernesto Pagan, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †