Frank Enos Pedras Sr.
November 22, 1924 – March 11, 2009
A rosary and combined memorial mass for Frank Pedras, 84, of Turlock is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 South Walnut Ave., Turlock. It will be officiated by Father Manuel Sousa. Burial will be private. He died Wednesday at Emanuel Medical Center.
He was born in Turlock. He was a head maintenance custodian and bus driver for the Turlock Elementary School District for 25 years and he was also a farmer. His family were early settlers in Turlock and Pedras Road was named after his father, Manuel Pedras, a well-known sweet potato grower. A family member has lived on Pedras Road ever since 1902. Pedras was a member of Knights of Columbus and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include son, Antone R. Pedras and his wife, Ane of Patterson; Frank E. “Rocky” Pedras and his wife, Karen, of Petaluma; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Pedras on Dec. 20, 2004.
Services are under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service.