Herbert Manuel Freitas

Herb joined the angels surrounded by his loving family.

A resident of Byron, he was a man with an infectious smile and a heart of gold, who touched the lives of many with his positive outlook on life. Herb was an Army veteran who served in the Korean War.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dolores Freitas of 52 years. They shared a love like no other. Herb is also survived by seven children, Maxine, Evelyn, Gail, Suzan, Phillip, Jacob and Steven; 10 grandchildren, Michael, Herbert, Jesse, Cory, Casey, Brian, Jason, Jennifer, Samantha and Heather; 17 great grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and his sister, Betty Steinmetz. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose; father, Manuel; sisters, May, Pal and Dorothy; and brothers, Manuel and Johnny.

Please join in a service celebrating his life on June 28, at 11 a.m., at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, in Hayward, California.