Sylvia Fernandez (née Carrillo), lifelong resident of Salinas, passed away unexpectedly on September 6, 2021 at the age of 65.
Sylvia was born May 22, 1956 to Felix and Lola (née Neria) Carrillo in Salinas, California. In her free time she loved to attend family gatherings, go camping, make time for her dearest friends and take various family vacations. She was an avid animal lover who took great pride in her own pets. She will be remembered for her lively spirit and graciousness to others.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Felix and Lola Carrillo, brothers, Johnny Carrillo, Felix Carrillo Jr and Carlos Carrillo.
She is survived by daughters, Emily Carrillo, Sofia Carrillo and Analysa Fernandez, all of Salinas, and by son, Rigo Fernandez of Salinas. She is also survived by siblings, Alfred Carrillo, Nellie Carrillo Cruz, Rebecca Fregoso, Susanna Carrillo, Bobby Carrillo and Daniel Carrillo.
She is also remembered by her grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will take place at Healey Mortuary on Friday, September 17 from 10am - 3pm.