Merced Sun Star [Merced, CA.]
Thursday, Dec. 28, 1995, page A-4

Loretta Trabucco, 85
Retired registered nurse

MARIPOSA - Loretta Barcroft Trabucco, a retired registered nurse, died Sunday at Fresno Community Hospital. She was 85.

Mrs. Trabucco was born April 1, 1910 in Merced and lived in Mariposa for the past 20 years. She was the third generation Californian and great-granddaughter of early Hornitos pioneer, Raphael Barcroft.

Her father, Raphael Barcroft, was the mayor of Merced from 1914 to 1922 and a leading hardware merchant in the San Joaquin Valley.

She graduated from Samuel Merritt Hospital in Oakland and worked as a registered nurse at Yosemite Valley Hospital and later in Ahwahnee at the tuberculosis sanitarium.

After the death of her husband, Ralph Trabucco, in 1946, she moved from her home in Bear Valley to Torrance, where she became active in real estate and was honored numerous times by Tarrell Reality as their top salesperson.

Mrs. Trabucco was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Trabucco, in 1946 and a daughter at birth.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Barela of Mariposa; a son, David R. Trabucco of Mariposa; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Calvary Cemetery on Childs Avenue and Highway 59 in Merced with the Rev. Jose M. Montiel of Sacred Heart Catholic Church officiating.

Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home of Merced is directing services.