GUTIERREZ, Jose T., 85, of Springfield, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. Jose was born November 8, 1935 in Zacatecas, Mexico to Francisca (Luna) Gutierrez. He was the patriarch of the family and loved spending time with his countless grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. He was also a member of St. Bernard Church. He is survived by four children, Lupe (Lonnie) Curtis, Rosario Thomas, Mario (Heather) Gutierrez and Marcelino (Heather Smith) Gutierrez; numerous grandchildren, including Kevin (Ani), Natasha (Karl), Amanda, Alyssa, Allison, Jacob, Caleb, Daniel, Alexis, Dominick, Jazmin, Mya, Jose, Esabel, Jamara (Rodney), Paula, Fawn, Audrey, Joshua and Elizabeth; numerous great grandchildren; one great-great grandson. He was preceded in death by a son, Jose Antonio; and a daughter, Kim Ann. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.