Charles Mario Garcia, known by his many friends as Tito, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at the age of 77.
He and his wife Lou had been living at Mt. Shasta, Calif., for 11 years. He was born Aug. 15, 1936, in Ventura, Calif. His family moved to Berkeley, Calif., where he attended Franklin Elementary, Burbank Jr. High and graduated from Berkeley High School, lettering in baseball. After 32 years in Berkeley, he moved his family to Fairfield, Calif. Due to illness, Tito retired from the Teamsters and was always available to care for his grandchildren.
He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Lou; sons Eddie, Garie and Chris; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date.