Faustino Abarca

February 15, 1928March 12, 2011

Faustino G. Abarca February 15, 1928 – March 12, 2011

Faustino G. Abarca of Merced passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Merced, California at the age of 84. He was born on February 15, 1928 in Laguneta, Mexico to the late Antonio and Maria Guerrero Abarca.

Faustino is survived by his wife of 64 years, Carmen D. Abarca; daughter, Yolanda Adame (Raymond); daughter, Norma Lee (Bob); son, Hector F. Abarca (Theresa); daughter, Blanca Ymelda Abarca; son, Rene Tony Abarca (Carmelita); daughter, Maria Abarca Valencia (Jorge); daughter, Leticia Abarca Sandoval (Ismael); 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with a recitation of the rosary beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 519 West 12th Street, Merced. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, Merced, CA.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 17, 2011
  • Rosary Service Thursday, March 17, 2011
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 18, 2011

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March 22, 2011

We are sorry to hear about the lose of Faustino, he was a kind man. We will cherish the memorize we have of him. Our thoughts and prayers to all the Abarca Family. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

Joe & Michelle Figueroa (Merced, CA)

jose luis manzo

March 19, 2011

Mi gran pesame para mi tia carmela,y mis primos cinsera mente. que dios lotenga en su gloria. que la paz cea contodo nosotro Resar un padre noestro por el descanzo de mi tio faustino.

Olga Hage

March 18, 2011

My deepest condolences to My Aunt Carmela, & the Abarca Family for the loss of my Tio Faustino. May the Lord bring you peace and understanding during this difficult time. With My Sincere Sympathy

Lourdes Guitron abarca

March 18, 2011

My sincere condolences to your family during this difficult time God bless.


March 18, 2011

I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your father, he has left a wonderful legacy in this world. I send my deepest sympathies to his beautiful family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Special prayers and Hugs to Maria…..

Doreen Garcia

March 16, 2011

I am truly saddened to hear of your recent loss and would like to express my sincere condolences to you and your family on the recent passing of your father.
With My Sincere Sympathy

Stratford Evans Funeral Chapel

March 15, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.