“As a family we are devastated at his sudden and completely unnecessary and cruel death.
We have been needlessly robbed of a husband, dad, son, brother and friend.
He has been remanded in custody and will next appear at Basildon Crown Court on October 2.
In a statement, Mr Jose’s family said: “Dean lived his life for his wife and two daughters.
“He was a devoted husband, a loving father and a very much loved son and brother.
The centre-forward went straight into training with his new team-mates ahead of Saturday’s game against Macclesfield.
Holt – who scored once in three games for Lynn – has been signed as a player-coach by former Forest Green Rovers boss Ady Pennock, who was appointed Barrow boss last month after being sacked by League One side Gillingham.
The institute, founded in 1924 as a hospital medical school, only exists because of a donation from Dr Henry Maudsley, a pioneering British psychiatrist.