Jose A. Soto, age 62 of Bridgeport, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 21, 2019, at Bridgeport Hospital. He is the beloved husband of Ana Vargas. Jose was born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico; son of the Josefa Cruz and Confesor Soto prior to relocating to the Bronx and then moved to th Bridgeport area many years before. Jose is the loving father of Jose O. Soto, Kervin (Tahnee) Soto and Jeymar (Kimberly) Soto, Jose Cedeno, Junior Vargas, and Mari Vargas; the caring grandfather of Jeymar J. Soto, Jeydalis Soto, Landon Soto, Madden Soto, Kervin A. Soto, Isabella Soto, Je'nai Soto, Benny Soto, Anthony Soto, Lesiann Soto, Kenia Z. Soto, Ana Vargas, Jeyjar Vargas, and Jeyquan Vargas; the adoring great grandfather of Jayden Soto and Aaliyah Soto; and the brother of Carmelo Cruz, Nereida Soto, Olga Soto, Zoraida Soto, Luis Soto, Elba Soto, Maria Luna, Confesor Soto, Isabel Rosario, Ernesto Soto, Jorge Soto, Sonia Soto, Jesus M. Soto, Milagros Soto, Elena Soto, Carmen Soto, Basiliza Soto and Lidia Soto. Jose was predeceased by his daughter, Kenia Soto. Family and friends are invited to attend Calling Hours from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at the Funeraria Luz de Paz, 426 E. Washington Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06608. Final Disposition will be held privately and at the convenience of family. Please explore his memorial page where you may share your memories, prayers and so much more found EXCLUSIVELY at luzdepaz.com.