Dario Barraza died in Watsonville May 20, 2019. He was 87. A native of Brawley, California, he has lived in Watsonville since 1943. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. Following the war he worked as a cook at various restaurants for 40 years.
Mr. Barraza is survived by his son, Dario, Jr. of Los Angeles; daughters, Carmen Pare and Genevieve Johnston of Port Orchard, Washington; seven grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He is preceded death by his brother, Bill Barraza.
A Chapel Blessing will be held Sunday, 10:00 a.m. at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel. Viewing will be from 9:00 a.m. until the service. Burial will be private at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
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