Helio "Al" Freitas Chaves, 65, of Victor, Ca, went to be with the lord on April 28, 2021. He was born in Flores, Azores, Portugal in 1956. Helio was a fun-loving man who enjoyed BBQ's with family, fishing with grandkids & spending time with friends. He loved to laugh & tell stories about the "good 'ol days". He was a man who lived life on his terms & wasn't afraid to let everyone know it. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his 3 children, daughter, Shawna Guzman, daughter, Angela Pamplona & son, Helio "Jojo" Chaves. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren & 1 great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Jose Voltaire Chaves, Maria Armanda Chaves, Tiberio Chaves; & his father, Jose Silveira Chaves.
Helio was laid to rest on May 14, 2021 at Cherokee Memorial Park in the Freedom Garden. Due to the ongoing pandemic, a private funeral service was held for immediate family only.
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Published by Lodi-News Sentinel from Jun. 2 to Jun. 8, 2021.