Arturo Nazareno Cairel
Arturo Nazareno Cairel died. He was 86.
Cairel was born in Hawaii, raised in the Philippines and returned to the U.S. in 1956. He and his wife Connie met while traveling as migrant farmworkers picking fruits and vegetables in California. They were married on Aug. 20, 1961. They settled in Livermore and had three sons. He worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 27 years as a landscaper until he retired in 1993.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years; their three sons, Arturo Jr. (Cindy), Jack (Lori) and John (Jen); and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Joseph "The Jet" Cairel; brothers, Esming and Francis; sister, Elizabeth; and both his parents, Tomas and Dolores.
Services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Callaghan Mortuary. Visitors will be asked to pay their respects and wait outside, as there is a 25-person limit inside Callaghan due to COVID-19. Eulogy, family and friend comments will take place at the St. Michael’s Cemetery visitation tent at 12:30 p.m., with final committal at the graveside at 1:30 p.m.