Carl Eric Olivares
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Carl Eric Olivares
  • October 26, 1967 - December 23, 2017
  • Fresno, California

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Carl Eric Olivares, a operator's engineer and life-long resident of Fresno, CA died unexpectedly on December 23, 2017 at the age of 50 at his parents residence in Fresno CA.
Carl was born in Fresno on October 26, 1967 to Abel Olivares and Isabel Olivares. He graduated from Bullard High School in 1986. Following high school he began work as a operator's engineer for American Paving and DeSilva Gates which spanned a 30 year career in the road construction industry.
A lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan, Carl lived his life to the fullest. His infectious smile and sense of humor would have you laughing for hours. He made friends wherever he went and had a heart of gold. He will be truly missed by his family and friends.
Carl is survived by his father Abel Olivares and his mother Isabel Olivares, his daughters, Valerie (Jesse Barajas), Alexandria and Brittany Olivares, grandchildren, Jayna and Giovanni, his sisters and brother Dora Delacruz (Dino), Gloria Olivares (Peter Schabert), Matthew Olivares (Jenna Mortensen),Christine Bogdanoff(Greg), and his niece Lauren Delacruz (Tony Baffo)
Visitation will be held at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm immediately followed by Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Victory Church on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery.