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Alvin Joe Xiong

June 25, 1982 ~ December 9, 2023 (age 41) 41 Years Old
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Alvin Xiong Obituary

Alvin Joe Xiong, a beacon of joy and boundless energy, left this world far too soon on December 9, 2023. Born in the sunny city of Anaheim, California, on June 25, 1982, Alvin's life was a vibrant journey that took him from the familiar streets of Westminster, where he grew up and graduated from La Quinta High School, to the bustling environment of the medical device manufacturing industry where he dedicated over 16 years of his career.

Alvin was the kind of man who brought laughter and light into every room he entered. His quick wit and infectious smile were gifts that he generously shared, making every encounter with him a memorable one. An adventurer at heart, Alvin found joy in the simple pleasures of life, whether it was riding his beloved bicycle, scooter, or motorcycle. The wind in his hair shouting “ I am super strong and super fast!” and the open road ahead, he was a true embodiment of freedom and movement.

A hardworking individual with an admirable work ethic, Alvin's dedication to his job was apparent to all who worked alongside him. As a supervisor in the medical device manufacturing field, he not only led his team with confidence but also with a caring heart, always ready to support and uplift his colleagues.

But beyond his professional achievements, Alvin was a family man through and through. His parents, Henry Xiong and Nancy Daniels, his sister Ada, and brother Kevin, along with his three nieces, Jada, Julia, and Kalena, and nephew John, were the epicenter of his world.  His cousin Soumia was the first of his cousins that he took under his wing, he changed her diapers, fed her and took this role with great passion.  Alvin's idea of a perfect day involved waking up early to surprise his family with an assortment of donuts and pastries, always remembering everyone's favorite treats. His thoughtfulness knew no bounds.

His love extended to his four-legged companion, Teddy, who was more than just a pet but a cherished member of his family. Alvin's nurturing nature was also evident in how he embraced his role as an uncle. He delighted in spoiling his nieces and nephew with unexpected McDonald's treats, and he reveled in their happiness. His presence alone was a celebration of life's simple joys.

Alvin's zest for life was contagious. A game of poker with his family wasn't just a game, but an evening filled with camaraderie and laughter he would often go “all in” and usually losing the hand. He was the architect of fun, always ready to elevate the moment and ensure that everyone around him was having as great a time as he was.

Describing Alvin is to speak of a man who was funny, loving, and adventurous. He was the embodiment of the idea that life is not just to be lived, but to be embraced with open arms and a fearless heart. His ability to make people laugh, to make them feel comfortable, and to spread love was his superpower.

Though Alvin's time with us was far too short, his legacy is one of joy, love, and the pursuit of happiness. He taught us that to be adventurous is to be alive, and to love is the greatest adventure of all. His spirit remains a guiding light, encouraging us to live fully, laugh loudly, and love unconditionally.

Alvin Joe Xiong's story is not one of sadness but a reminder that every moment is a gift. As we remember him, let us carry forward his infectious enthusiasm for life, his unwavering love for family, and his remarkable ability to bring warmth and happiness to those around him. Alvin, your memory will forever inspire us to live our lives with the same passion and joy that you shared with the world.

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Services

Memorial Service
Friday
December 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ferrara Colonial Mortuary (Hewes Street)

Luncheon
Friday
December 22, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Ferrara Colonial Mortuary
351 N. Hewes Street
Orange, CA 92869

Tribute Sharing Service
Friday
December 22, 2023

1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Ferrara Colonial Mortuary (Hewes Street)

Dinner
Friday
December 22, 2023

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Ferrara Colonial Mortuary
351 N. Hewes Street
Orange, CA 92869

Family Sharing and Visitation
Friday
December 22, 2023

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Ferrara Colonial Mortuary
351 N. Hewes Street
Orange, CA 92869

Graveside Service
Saturday
December 23, 2023

10:00 AM
Holy Sepulcher Cemetery
7845 Santiago Canyon Rd.,
Orange, CA 92869

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