HERSEY - Anthony Alvarado, 55, of Hersey, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2012 at his home, secure in the love of God, his partner Deborah, step-daughters Tashina, Krista, Sabrina and granddaughter Lexi. He is also survived by his mother, Lola Alvarado of Indiana and father, Alex Hernandez of New Mexico. Anthony was a kind, gentle and joyful soul whose music and presence brought beauty and love to those around him. He loved living in Hersey and was very blessed by the many acts of kindness and support from friends and neighbors, especially Bion, Dave, Larry, Kenny, Jim and Linda, and the congregation of Hersey United Methodist Church. Please remember Anthony in your prayers. Arrangements were entrusted to the McDowell Funeral Home.