Silvino Zafra Torralva died on Sunday, Sept. 3rd, 2017 in Prunedale, two days before his 52nd birthday. He was born in Oaxaca, Mexico on September 5th, 1965 to Arnulfo Zafra and Raquel Torralva de Zafra.
Silvino had a passion for the outdoors specifically gardening. He enjoyed to cook, write poetry and spend time with his friends and family. He was a very compassionate, adventurous, amiable and charismatic person who touched the lives of many. He was a hardworking, courteous and an extraordinary man with a tremendous heart who will never be forgotten and will forever be missed.
He is survived by his two daughters Elizabeth Zafra and Nancy Zafra. He is also survived by his father Arnulfo Zafra and his siblings, Yolanda Zafra, Filomena Zafra, Paula Zafra, Adan Zafra, and Juan Zafra; two granddaughters Sidney Zafra and Bella Zafra. He is proceeded in death by his mother Raquel Torralva de Zafra.
Visitation will take place on Monday, September 18th at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel on 609 Main Street from 4:00PM to 9:00PM, the rosary will be held from 7pm-8pm. Church services will be held on Tuesday, September 19; open casket will be from 9am-10pm and mass will begin at 10am at St. Patrick's Church located at 721 Main St in Watsonville.