Alejandro Teran, 23 of Porterville, died October 13 as a result of injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident. He was born September 11, 1996 in Lindsay, California. He was the son of Paula and Erasto Teran. He is survived by his parents Paula and Erasto, his sisters Mallela and Janella Teran, three loving cousins who are like brothers, Oracio Martinez, Orlando Martinez, and Oscar Martinez, one warmhearted aunt who was like his second mother, Adelina Martinez. His nephew and neice, Javier Rios and Janallee Rios. Two very close childhood friends, Giovanni Arceo and Christ Robles.
He attended Porterville High school and graduated the class of 2014 . There he was involved in Sports. His ultimate favorite sport was wrestling. He always said that wresting was his life. With perseverance and determination he was able to place in state championships and USA National Dual competitions. His sisters called him babe but he was better known as Alex. He was a humble person who always helped others. With his genuine personality and ability to make people laugh he was loved by many.
Viewing will be held at Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center 765 W. Henderson Ave. Porterville, CA 93257 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Church service will be held at St. Anne's Church at 11:00 am followed by the burial at Saint Anne’s Cemetery. Please join us afterwards at Elks Lodge 386 N Main St, Porterville, CA 93257 to celebrate Alejandro’s life with food and refreshments.. We look forward in hearing how Alex made you smile.
Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free, I’m following the path God has laid for me. I took his hand when I heard him call; I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day, to laugh, to love, to work or play. Tasks left undone must stay that way; I found that place at the close of day. If my parting has left a void, then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared a laugh, a kiss; Ah yes, these things, I too will miss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow, I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. My life’s been full, I’ve savored much; Good friends, good times, a loved ones touch. Perhaps my time seems all to brief; Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your heart and share with me, God wanted me now He set me free!
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