Faustino Contreras

September 26, 1931April 1, 2019

Faustino Contreras, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Fresno, California, on Monday, April 1, 2019.

Faustino was born on September 26, 1931 in Teran, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to Jose and Severina (De La Cruz) Contreras. He was a Sergeant in the Mexican Army.

On March 13, 1953, he married Aurora Obregon. Together, they had three sons and eight daughters. Faustino and Aurora enjoyed spending time with their family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Aurora; sons, Jose, Gerardo, Preciliano Gomez Jr. (Suzie), daughters, Aurora, Nellie (David), Enedelia (Jose), Estella (Felimon), Elsa (Miguel), and Marie Esmeralda (Tom); 30 grandchildren; 49 great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, sister, and his daughters, Rosa and Josefina. Mr. Contreras retired from Vista Verde Farms in 2003 at age 72.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Palm La Paz Funeral & Cremations, 2983 Tulare Street, Fresno, California. The Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 6:00 pm.

Holy Mass will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019, at 9:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2140 N Cedar Ave, Fresno, California. Burial to follow at Fresno Memorial Gardens, 175 S Cornelia Ave, Fresno, California.

One day in God's timing When the Lord calls out your name, Look to the skies in awe and wonder...

We'll see each other again.


  • Jose Contreras, Padre
  • Severina Contreras, Madre
  • Aurora Contreras, Esposa
  • Nellie Garza, Hija
  • Marie E. Gomez, Hija
  • Aurora Contreras, Hija
  • Enedelia Fernandez, Hija
  • Elsa Garcia, Hija
  • Estella Vieyra, Hija
  • Gerardo Contreras, Hijo
  • Josefina Andrade, Hija
  • Rosa Andrade, Hija
  • Preciliano Gomez Jr., Hijo
  • Jose Contreras, Hijo
  • El Señor Contreras tambien tenía dos hermanas y un hermano que ya fallecieron. Deja tambien 32 nietos, 49 bisnietos, y 3 gran bisnietos.

  • Preciliano Gomez Jr.
  • Gerardo Contreras
  • Jorge Andrade
  • Jose Fernandez
  • Jesus Lara
  • Miguel Garcia Jr.
  • David Garza, Honorario
  • Filemon Vieyra, Honorario


  • Visitación Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Recitación del Rosario Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Misa de Entierro Cristiano Friday, April 5, 2019
  • Lugar Final de Descanso Friday, April 5, 2019

Faustino Contreras

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