May 6, 1924 - February 25, 2011

Warwick, NY

Jose Antonio Gutierrez of Warwick, died Friday, February 25, 2011 in St. Anthony's Community Hospital in Warwick. He was 86. The son of the late Antonio and Mariana Cabrera Gutierrez, he was born May 6, 1924 in Cuba.

He was a former journalist, writer and freelance actor. His stage name was Enrique Muniz.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Perez Gutierrez, at home; his children, Maria Ferrara and her husband, Eric and Jose Gutierrez Jr. and his wife, Kerri, all of Warwick; his grandchildren: Jason, Jessica, Joseph, Kyle, and his great-grandson, Jai. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 28, from 7-9 p.m., and Tuesday, March 1, from 9 to 11 a.m., at Strong Basile Funeral Home, 75 Main St., Warwick. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 1, at 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be in Warwick Cemetery, Warwick.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements by Strong Basile Funeral Home; 845-986-4632.