Ernesto “Tito” Santana Jr.
March 23, 1972 – April 1, 2023
Ernesto Santana Jr., 51 of Patterson known by family and friends as “Tito, passed away
peacefully on Saturday, April 1 surrounded by his loved ones.
Tito was born on March 23, 1972 in Patterson, California, where he would spend his
adolescence years. He would eventually move to Newman in his teen years and graduate from
Orestimba High School. Tito was known for cracking smiles with his over-the-top humorous
jokes – he loved to get a laugh out of everyone. Tito had many hobbies, he loved rapping,
listening to music, and fishing. Tito was good at giving the best advice, but importantly he had
pure kindness. His love for his mother, brother, children and grandchildren were pure
Tito is survived by his mother Rosemary Salinas, his children Savon, Ernesto, and Judith
Santana, his grandchildren Liam and Lilah Santana and his brother, Carlos Guerrero.
Tito is preceded in death by his son Adam Santana, his wuelito Robert Salinas Sr, and wuelita
Tito will forever be missed by loved ones and his memory will forever live on.
Memorial service in honor of Tito will be held on Thursday, April 6 at Allen Mortuary on 247
North Broadway in Turlock, California at 12-1 for the viewing, followed by the service at 1-3