Jose A. Alba passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning at the Alaris at Harborview; in Jersey City, after battling a long illness. Jose was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, and he settled in Hoboken in the late 70’s. He worked for many years at the Tennico Manufacturing Company in Carlstadt. Jose is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Mrs. Rosa Alba, also his loving son Port Authority Detective Lieutenant Jose F. Alba, also his loving Grandchildren Michael Alba, Joseph Alba, Jose Alvarado, and Adrian Velez. He will also be sorely missed by his devoted family in the Dominican Republic, especially his sisters Cila Alba and Elijia Alba. A Funeral service will be offered on Friday, 12:00pm at the Flower Hill Mausoleum in North Bergen.