Laverne Miller, 88, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in Ripon. She was born in Bridgeport, Texas on April 27, 1921 to Otis and Allie Holley, and was a resident of Ripon for 65 years.
Dorothy Jane Reaves, loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt passed away Oct. 20, 2009. The Manteca resident was born Aug. 5, 1922.
The Rev. Richard "Rev" Brown, 72, pastor of First Assembly of God in Manteca for nearly three decades (the church is now called The Place of Refuge) at the North Main Street and Button Avenue locations, passed away at home in Manteca on Oct. 17, 2009 surrounded by family. A native of Chico, Calif., he was born on July 17, 1937.
Mrs. Clara B. Pacoma, 92, died Oct. 16, 2009 in Stockton. A native of the Philippines, Mrs. Pacoma lived in Stockton. She is survived by her children Mila Silveira (Joseph) of Vancouver, Canada; Manny Pacoma (Cecilia) of Fremont, Violet Albano (Cesar) of Lathrop, and Clarita Muench (Edgar) of Frankfurt, Germany; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives.
Daniel D. Freitas, 67, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Fresno. Dan was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in 2004 and fought cancer with everything he had. He surpassed all odds.
Richard "Rick" LeRoy Hawk, 58, passed away suddenly on October 16, 2009 in Manteca. He was born June 8, 1951 in Portland, Oregon to Nevin & Virginia Hawk. His early years were spent in Oregon, growing up in Clatskanie and Rainier. It was August 1964 when his parents decided to move to California. He has called Manteca home for over 45 years.
Stephen Joseph "Stevie" Richina, 57, of Sonora, died Sept. 29, 2009 at a Sonora hospital of throat cancer.
Jack Kenneth Wells, 76, a long time resident of Lathrop, entered into rest on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. He was born and raised in Okmulgee, Oklahoma where he attended Okmulgee High School.
Richard "Rev" Brown, 72, died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born on July 17, 1937.
Richard "Rick" LeRoy Hawk, 58, passed away suddenly on October 16, 2009 in Manteca. He was born June 8, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, to Nevin & Virginia Hawk. His early years were spent in Oregon, growing up in Clatskanie and Rainier. It was August 1964 when his parents decided to move to California, he has now called Manteca home for over 45 years.
Douglas J. Horton, 73, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2009. Doug retired from Manteca High School as a math teacher. He was born on June 14, 1936. He enjoyed playing bridge at Oak Park Senior Center. Doug loved being a dedicated teacher and also coaching athletics. He received a Certificate of Recognition The John R. Williams Award.
Thomas G. "Tom" Best, 64, died Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Modesto. He was born on October 26, 1944 in Oakland, CA, and was a resident of Manteca for 20 years.
Ruby A. Deaton, 90, entered into rest on October 18, 2009 at Doctor's Hospital of Manteca. She was born on September 6, 1919 in Ola, Arkansas to the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard & Faye Merritt. She was preceded in death by one grandson Jeff Deaton and her husband Boyd Deaton. Ruby was a resident of Lathrop for 33 years.
Beloved wife of Frank H. McKinnon (deceased), devoted mother of Sharon A. Phillips, cherished grandmother of Deborah Phillips, Bethany Zepeda, Jennifer Batchler, Megan Hackney, John Phillips, Matt Phillips and Kimberly Orlando. She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was the treasured cousin of Sandra Boietenbacker, Linda Hoff and their families.
John Wayne Cotrell was born on Aug. 18, 1931 to Thurman and Verna Cotrell in Stockton, CA. He passed away peacefully at his home Oct. 14 at the age of 78.
Robert "Bob" Mack entered into rest on November 16, 2014 in Manteca, CA. He was born on July 12, 1929 in Kranzburg, Codington Co South Dakota. He joins his parents Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Mack in heaven as well as his siblings Mary Ann Friske, Ralph Mack, Francis Mack, Al Mack, Phil Mack, Anthony Mack. Her children, now deceased, and waiting for him in heaven are Alan Dale Janke, Mark Lee Janke, and Pamela Janke. grandson, Mark Lee Janke, Jr.
Linda Kay Linch, 71, entered into rest on November 18th, 2014 in Manteca, California. She was born on December 31, 1942 in Idaho. She joins her parents, Basil and Imagene Ridgeway in heaven.
David Edward Lee, 64, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 in Manteca, CA. He was born on Aug. 2, 1950 in San Francisco. In heaven he joins his loving father Owen Lee. David leaves behind his mother Donna Cyr of Santa Rosa, and three children Karina Lee, Ashley Lee and Roger Sanchez. He was blessed with two grandchildren, Ryan Sanchez and Angel Gavidia. In addition, he has three surviving siblings: Wanda Lee, Janet Lee Anjain and Sandy Brayer.
Patricia I. Fehlhaber entered into rest on November 14, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born April 22, 1944 in Hayward, CA. Pat was surrounded by her family and was at peace. Joining her father Leolan and Ione Adams in heaven.
Jackie Mitchell, 76 of Lathrop, CA passed away peacefully at her home with family by her side on November 9, 2014 after a short illness. Jackie was born in Tulare, CA to Joseph and Dora Trammel and was raised in Modesto, CA and lived in Lathrop, CA for 50 years.
Lucian J. Cregor Jr died November 14, 2014 after a long illness. He was born in Fresno, CA, on August 27, 1937. Lucian had many careers. After his folks moved to Manteca, CA, he worked for Center Plumbing as a bookkeeper for 25 years. Lucian earned his general contractors license and continued to build and remodel homes. He also obtained his real estate license where he worked for Shields Realty from 1972 to1980. It was in the early 1980s when Lucian opened up Jim's Plumbing and Electrical, he continued to remodel homes and restore Camero's. Retiring from his ...
LaVerna A. Wilkins, 87, was the youngest of eight children born to Arthur and Lavina Erickson of Orland, CA. She joins her infant son, parents, one brother and five sisters in heaven.
Cathy Ruggirello McAlister, 62, entered into rest on November 13, 2014 in Stockton, CA. She was born on August 23, 1952 in Stockton. She joins her father, Frank Ruggirello in heaven.
Rosa M. Gutierrez, 69, entered into rest on November 11, 2014 in Santa Clara, CA. She was born on May 23, 1945 in Jalisco, Mexico.
Beulah (Bonnie) L. Page, retired RN age 91, passed peacefully Saturday, November 8, 2014.
Albert Ftacek, 90, entered into rest on Friday, November 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 15, 1924 to Stephen and Mary Ftacek. In heaven Albert joins his adored children, Dennis and Annie Ftacek.
June M. Snyder passed away peacefully on November 12, 2014, at the age of 91, in Stockton, CA. She was born on May 28, 1923, in Boise, Idaho, to Charles William and Madolin June (Kaiser) Hargraves. She moved from Boise to Bellingham, WA, in 1933 when her father was offered a job with Sears. She attended Bellingham High, and graduated in 1941. June worked as a payroll supervisor at Bellingham shipyard during WWII.
Jimmy Ray Goodwin Sr., 57, entered into rest suddenly on November 10, 2014 in Manteca. He was born in Stilwell, Oklahoma, to James and Mildred Goodwin on March 7, 1957. In heaven, Jimmy joins his loving father. Jimmy leaves behind his family, his mother Mildred Goodwin, his two sons, Jimmy Goodwin Jr. and wife Crystal of Manteca and Sean Goodwin of Stockton. He was blessed with four grandchildren, Emily, Tayla, Andrew and Jason. Jimmy has two surviving siblings, Ronnie Goodwin and Teresa Lamendola, both of Manteca.
On November 5, 2014 Grace Moretich Kelley 87, went home to be with the Lord.
Gloria Morones, 73, passed away October 29, 2014. She was born in Oakland, CA and lived in Manteca, CA. She spent most of her life caring for others. Her unconditional