Paul Bettencourt Oliveira, of Los Altos, CA, passed away on December 29th 2021 at the age of 87.
Paul was born October 1934 to Rosa Pereira Oliveira and Manuel Bettencourt Oliveira on the island of San Jorge, Azores He had 6 brothers and 3 sisters.
Paul joined the Portuguese Military on the Island of Terceria with dreams of coming to America.
Paul’s dreams were fulfilled when he moved to the USA in 1963 and soon after met the Love of his life, Mary Lucy. Paul and Mary Lucy were married in 1966.
They have three amazing children, Paul Jr. who is survived by his daughter Jauslyn, married to Jake and has a son and another baby on the way. His son Richard who is married to Conny and has three children Justin, Michael and Alex. His daughter Lucy Marie is married to Dave and have seven kids combined; Randall who is engaged to Bonnie and have three daughters; Bryan who is married to Natalie and have three boys; Ariel, Nate, Win, Brandon and Race who is married to Shareen.
Paul began his landscape business in 1976 and as his business grew, he also became successful as a real estate entrepreneur. His passions in life were his family, going to the beach, Lake Tahoe and raising cattle at his ranch in San Jose. He loved traveling with his family and spending long weekends at the beach.
He was very close to and would light up every time he saw his beautiful great grandchildren Caden, Bentley, Payton, Annabella, Hudson, Kylee and Miles.
Paul was dearly loved by his family and will be missed by everyone whose life he touched especially by his wife of 55 years.