Correctional Plant Manager II Modesto “Mo” Negrete passed away January 24, 2022. Negrete began his CDCR career as a Plumber II at CSP-Solano in December 2000.
In June 2002, he transferred to Wasco State Prison. In early 2007, he promoted to Plumber III at Substance Abuse Treatment Facility. Less than a month later, he transferred to North Kern State Prison as Supervisor of Building Trades.
In May 2012, he transferred to Kern Valley State Prison.
Negrete promoted to Correctional Plant Manager II at California Correctional Institution in September 2016, where he remained until his passing.
According to staff, “Modesto ‘Mo’ Negrete was a happy, go-lucky guy.”
Viewing will be held February 24 at Hillcrest Park and Mortuary, 9101 Kern Canyon Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93306. The viewing will be from 5 to 8 pm with a pastor officiating at 6 pm.
A Mass service will be held at 9 am on, February 25 at St. Joseph’s Church, 1515 Baker Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93305. Graveside Service will follow the Mass at Hillcrest Park and Mortuary.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 pm at the park located adjacent to the Mesa Marin Sports Complex, 10315 CA-178, Bakersfield, CA, 93306.
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