Alfredo Padilla beloved husband, father, and grandfather entered into heaven January 4, 2022 in San Jose, California. He was born on June 1, 1926 in Santa Barbara, California and had been a resident of San Jose for over 66 years.
He is survived by his wife Marylouise Padilla; sons, Alfred Jr., and Robert; daughters Sylvia and Mary; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
At the age of four, Alfredo’s family moved to Mexico at the start of the Great Depression where he was raised until the age of 19, when he came back to Santa Barbara. A few years later, he met and eventually married Marylouise Sanchez and they moved to San Jose where they would raise their four children.
Alfredo worked for the city of San Jose for many years, retiring in 1986. With a booming tenor voice Alfredo loved to get up and sing with Mariachi at family events. He was very passionate about his local sports teams, and was a lifelong fan of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers. Alfredo was known, loved, and respected not only by his family, but by many friends and relatives.
Services will be Held at Darling Fischer Garden Chapel
471 E. Santa Clara St. San Jose CA 95112
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