Steven E. Pereira

Nov. 24, 1957 - Sept. 8 2016

Steven passed away quietly in his sleep on Thursday, September 8th after a short illness. He was a lifelong Tracy resident who graduated from Tracy High School in 1976 and worked for H.J. Heinz for 22 years until it closed. Steven was a kind and gentle soul whose love for his

family and friends was always unconditional. As a car enthusiast, Steven enjoyed taking his father to the car shows throughout the Tracy area. He loved watching car races, football and he also had a passion for mowing lawns for his neighbors and family.

Steven is survived by his father Eugene L. Pereira, his sister,

Karen Callis Forrest of Virginia and his brother, Richard Pereira of Tracy. Steven was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Pereira.

He will always be loved by his extended family and friends and will be missed by those who knew him. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 11:00 am at Fry Memorial Chapel. An online guest book is available at

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Steven's name to American Diabetes Foundation or donors choice.