A Mass of Christian burial for Joseph Anthony Alaniz will be at 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at 10 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Mr. Alaniz died July 1, 2014. He was born Sept. 2, 1995, in Vicenza, Italy, to Tony and Martha (Estrada) Alaniz.
He was a 2014 graduate of Harker Heights High School and was planning to attend Sam Houston State University.
Survivors include his beloved parents; sister, Amanda Marie Alaniz; future nephew, Jaiden Anthony Alaniz; grandparents, Jose and Olga Alaniz and Herlinda Estrada; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home in Harker Heights, which is in charge of arrangements. Offer condolences at www.heritage-funeralhome.com.