Mr. Jose Elias Andrade Munguia

  • Born: July 20, 1943
  • Died: August 2, 2021
  • Location: 181 Jon Dr. Smithfield, North Carolina

Sanders Funeral Home

806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577

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Tel. (919) 934-8416

Tribute & Message From The Family


Elias Andrade, 78, of Smithfield, NC, formerly of Morristown, NJ passed away on August 2nd at Johnson Medical Center after a valiant battle with lung cancer.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation service which will be on Friday, August 6th from 6:30-9:30pm at the Sanders Funeral home in Smithfield, North Carolina. All Visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings.

Elias was born in La Masica, Honduras on July 20th, 1943. He married Elvira on August 3, 1968. Elias worked for the Honduran aeronautics as a ham radio operations tech. He immigrated to the US in 1969 and became a certified HVAC operator where he worked with Volpe Electric for 8 years and then Morristown Medical Center until his retirement.

He was an amazing amateur radio operator who could send and receive up to 32 words a minute in Morse Code. He also loved to tinker and fix anything mechanical in his spare time and could often be found spending his free time reading "La Prensa" newspaper at "Two Guys Marble."

Elias is predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Elvira Andrade who passed away in July of 2020 and by his sister Carmen Zelaya in May 2021, and his brother Abraham in 1968.

Elias Andrade is survived by son Christian, daughter-in-law Michelle and granddaughter Amelia. Sister-in-law Maria Quiles, nephew Henry Zelaya Andrade and wife Merys Zelaya with nieces Norma Zelaya Andrade, Carmen Zelaya Andrade, Jenny C. Zelaya Andrade, nephew Olvin Zelaya Andrade and nephew Wilfredo Zelaya Andrade and niece Sandra King, niece Diana and husband Matthew Carmel, niece Caroline Quiles and Jorge Vizueta and niece Carmela Rivera. Nephew Joseph Quiles and wife Dawn and nephew Mario Quiles along with a host of loving great nieces, great nephews and other family and friends.

Funeral Service
Friday, August 06
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

Elias Andrade, 78, de Smithfield, NC, anteriormente de Morristown, NJ falleció el 2 de agosto en Johnston Medical Center después de una valiente batalla contra el cáncer de pulmón.

Se invita a familiares y amigos a asistir al servicio de visitación que será el viernes 6 de agosto de 6:30 a 9:30 pm en el
Sanders Funeral Home en Smifield, Carolina del Norte. Se anima a todos los visitantes a que se cubran la cara.

Elías nació en La Mascia, Honduras el 20 de julio de 1943. Se casó con Elvira el 3 de agosto de 1968. Elías trabajó para la aeronáutica hondureña como técnico de operaciones de radioaficionado. Emigró a los EE. UU. En 1969 y se convirtió en un operador certificado de HVAC, donde trabajó con Volpe Electric durante 8 años y luego con Morristown Medical Center hasta su jubilación.

Era un increíble radioaficionado que podía enviar y recibir hasta 32 palabras por minuto en código Morse. También le encantaba manipular y arreglar cualquier cosa mecánica en su tiempo libre y a menudo se le podía encontrar pasando su tiempo libre leyendo el periódico de "La Prensa" en "Two Guys Marble".

Elías es fallecido antes por su esposa de 52 años, Elvira Andrade, quien falleció en julio de 2020 y por su hermana Carmen Zelaya en mayo de 2021, y su hermano Abraham en 1968.

A ELias Andrade le sobreviven su hijo Christian, su nuera Michelle y su nieta Amelia. Cuñada Maria Quiles, sobrino Henry Zelaya Andrade y esposa Merys Zelaya con sobrinas Norma Zelaya Andrade, Carmen Zelaya Andrare, Jenny C. Zelaya Andrade, sobrino Olvin Zelaya Andrade y sobrino Wilfredo Zelaya Andrade y sobrina Sandra King, sobrina Diana y esposo Matthew Carmel , sobrina Caroline Quiles y Jorge Vizueta y sobrina Carmela Rivera. Sobrino Joseph Quiles y esposa Dawn y sobrino Mario Quiles junto con una gran cantidad de amorosas sobrinas nietas, sobrinos nietos y otros familiares y amigos.