Aug. 13, 1928 – Mar. 29, 2014
Resident of Castro Valley
Carl passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the age of 85 and was a resident of Castro Valley since 1960. He was born in Berkeley and graduated from Berkeley High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1953. Carl worked in the automotive industry his entire career, owning franchises first with Union 76 oil and later with Shell oil in both Oakland and San Leandro for almost 35 years. Interests included hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with family and friends in Pollock Pines and the Lake Tahoe region.
Carl is survived by his wife and life companion of over of almost 50 years, Katherine Pekonen, sons Michael Fantozzi of Dublin, Edward Fantozzi of San Ramon, and brother, Richard Fantozzi of Fairfield.
Carl will be laid to rest at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon on 04/18/14 at 9:30am.