Sara Alfaro Berton (1929-2015)

Berton, SaraSara Alfaro Berton, age 86, passed away peacefully on December 17, 2015 at Woodland Memorial Hospital and in the presence of her son Fernando, daughter Martha, granddaughter Betsy and Betsy’s husband Ernie.

Sara lived in Arbuckle, CA for over 65 years after coming from Mexico with her husband Angelo Berton.  She was a homemaker, excellent cook, enjoyed her Spanish novelas, Price Is Right, and having friends coming over to visit her.

Sara is survived by daughters, Carmen Bertoni of Davis, CA; Rosa Martinez of Pacoima, CA; Martha Alvarez of Arbuckle; and her son Fernando Berton of Sacramento, CA; six grandsons, one granddaughter, and 9 great grandchildren.

Sara is preceded in death by her husband Angelo Berton.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 3 pm at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, 408 Laurel Street, Arbuckle, CA.

Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service FD-410


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