HEMET — Peter Miranda died at his daughter’s home in Hemet on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. He was 86.
Mr. Miranda was born in Perris and joined the US Army in 1945 during WWII, achieving the rank of Technical Sergeant. Mr. Miranda worked as a fork lift driver for Smuckers in this area for 25 years before moving to Southern California. He was very proud of his Native American heritage.
Mr. Miranda is survived by his children, Aurora Carbayal and Freddy Miranda; sisters, Gloria Flores and Grace Miranda; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel on Thursday from 5-9 p.m. with the funeral service at 7 p.m. Graveside service will be held at Valley Public Cemetery on Friday at 11 a.m.
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