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Peter Samuel Cefalu
Manteca Resident
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Peter Samuel Cefalu, a beloved husband, father, and papa entered into rest on June 27, 2009 at the age of 74. He was born July 5, 1934 in San Jose, CA. Peter is survived by his loving wife of nearly 54 years, Joan Cefalu of Manteca, and three children; sons, Sal Cefalu and daughter-in-law Margaret of Las Vegas, Chris Cefalu and daughter-in-law Sandy of Manteca, and daughter, Tricia Sadler and son-in-law Loren Sadler of Ripon.  He was blessed with 8 grandchildren; Nick Cefalu, Christy Cefalu, Sam Cefalu, Tyler Cefalu, Shelby Cefalu, Lane Cefalu, Brock Sadler and Wade Sadler and three great-grandchildren.  Peter enjoyed hunting with his sons and son-in-law.  He loved working in his garden and going bowling with his friends.

Peter will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his oldest daughter, Vickie Reilly of Arizona.

P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home is handling all of Mr. Cefalu’s funeral arrangements. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2009, 11 a.m. at P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 North Union Road, Manteca.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the charity of your choice in remembrance of Peter Samuel Cefalu. The family thanks you all for your love and support during this difficult time. To sign the guest book or to send a special message to the family, please go to
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Thursday, July 2, 2009