November 17, 2013 12:09 AM
Alvino Jacinto passed away peacefully on November 12, 2013. Al fought a courageous battle with Lewy Body Disease for over 6 years.
Al was born on December 27, 1923 on Rancho Sespe, in Fillmore California. He was the son of Agustin and Paula Jacinto. Al was married to Jenny Jacinto until her passing on Dec 2, 2003. Al is survived by daughters Olivia Pico, Rosie Jacinto, sons Alvino Jr. (Karen) and Robert (Liz) Jacinto. He was blessed with 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. He leaves behind sisters, Lucy Lopez, Mary Failla and brother Joe Jacinto. He also leaves many nephews and nieces.
Al was a heavy equipment operator for over 30 years and retired from Granite Construction Company. In his younger days, he played baseball as a pitcher for Fillmore High School and later for the Carpinteria Merchants. He loved to watch the Los Angeles Dodgers and any sporting event played by his children or grandchildren.
Along with his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Victoria Valencia, Angie Berber, Maria, Esther and Elena Jacinto and brother Donato Jacinto. Also infant granddaughter Vanessa Jacinto.
Rosary will be recited Tuesday November 19, 2013 at 7:30pm at Our Lady of Sorrows Church and a funeral mass will be held Wednesday November 20, 2013 at 10:00 am at Our lady of Sorrows Church interment immediately following mass at Calvary Cemetery.
The family would like to express their gratitude for the love and care he received as a resident at Samarkand.
Arrangements Entrusted to McDermott-Crockett Mortuary