Ron Padilla, of Stockton, passed away on Saturday, January 30, in Stockton at the age of 57. A lifelong resident of Stockton, Ron was born on July 1, 1952. He graduated from Franklin High School and later went on to be a railroad worker and a farmer. Ron is survived by his companion, Beverly Tupas; his sons, Jeff, Derek, and Chad; his brothers, Bobby, Ruben, Frankie, and Johnny; and his sisters, Ruth, Mona and Annie.
Brian Joseph Ward, 47, passed away on Thursday, January 28, at his home in Manteca of heart disease. Born in Castro Valley, he was a resident of Manteca for twenty years and attended St. Anthony's Church. He had previously lived in Hayward, CA, and was a member of St. Clement's Parish. He attended St. Clement's grammar school, Moreau High School, Hayward High School and Chabot College. He was employed as a forklift driver in distribution warehouses in both Hayward and Manteca.
Tommy Dean Roe, 58, entered into rest on January 26, 2010 in French Camp California. He was born on October 22, 1951 in Texas. Tommy joins his parents in heaven as well as one sister, Sandy Roe.
William L. Zaragoza of Manteca passed away on Monday, February 1, at the age of 77. He was born April 11, 1932 in Tracy, and then moved to Manteca 22 years ago.
Dolores Frances (Rigney) Kohles, 95, died Thursday, January 21, at home with her family at her side in Manteca. She was born on October 7, 1914 in Oakland. Dolores was a retired secretary for the City of Oakland. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Oakland. Dolores was an 85-year resident of Oakland, moving to Manteca in 2001.
Raquel Macias, 76, entered into rest on February 2, 2010 at her home in Manteca surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 18, 1933 in Encarion, DeJalisco, Mexico. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Jose Macias who passed away at a young age in 1974.
Patricia Kay Moscardini "Pat", 58, entered into rest on January 30, 2010 in Sacramento, California. She was born on November 10, 1951 in Zanesville, Ohio. She was a resident of Sacramento for 2 years and previously of Manteca for over 20 years.
Brian Joseph Ward, 47, passed away on Thursday, January 28, at his home in Manteca of heart disease.
Dorothy Koehn passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2010 in Roseville at the age of 81.
Lenora F. Robison, 79, died Tuesday, January 26 in Twin Falls, Idaho. She was a resident of Twin Falls, Idaho and former longtime resident of Tracy; she was born on April 27, 1930.
Richard Allen Bailey passed away peacefully on Monday, January 25, at his home in Manteca after a long battle with emphysema at the age of 54. Richard was born in North Dakota. He worked for Shane Transportation for 16 years as a truck driver. He enjoyed listening to Art Bell, and the outdoors with his family.
Donna Lee Van Andel, 56, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, after bravely challenging multiple sclerosis for more than 35 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Abraham and Jennie (Enserink) Van Andel, and step-mother Henrietta (Van Dyk). She is survived by her siblings and their spouses, Roger & Carol Van Andel, Karen & John Roose Reba & Brent Olsen, Jeff & Harlene Van Andel, Maxine & Gary Stucky, and Kristi and Mark Van Klaveren, and their children and grandchildren.
Maria Lacerda Ramos Andre, 92, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 27, in Manteca surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 3, 1917 in Salao, Faial, Azores to the late Mr. and Mrs. Antonio and Rosa Ramos. She joins her parents and husband in heaven Antonio Andre as well as her siblings Antonio Ramos, Rosa Lacerda, and Joe Ramos.
Virginia Farinah Nunes, resident of Manteca, entered into rest on Monday, January 25, at the age of 85. She was the loving mother to Rick Nunes and fiancé Marisa Arciniaga, Robert and Christina Nunes, both of Fremont, the beloved grandmother to Lindsey and Trevor; and the dear sister to Phoebe Brown of Ripon. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Travis Ryan Kirchgatter, 27, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 21. The oldest of three boys; he was born on February 8, 1982 in Livermore, California to Richard Kirchgatter and Janet Wilson Nealey. He worked at Patchett's Ford in Turlock and then went to work for Plastipak in Modesto in June 2008 where he worked until his untimely passing.
Margaret Rose Sattler entered into rest on May 22, 2015, in Tracy, CA. She was born on September 26, 1935, to Andrew John "Babe" Schmidt and Josephine Mancuso Schmidt in South San Francisco. The family moved to Tracy when Margaret was in sixth grade. She graduated from Tracy High School, where she met John J. Sattler, and the two were married shortly after graduation in 1953. Together they had three daughters, Kathy Bond, Gail Sattler and Kelly Welch. The family lived in Sacramento from 1958 to 1981, where Margaret worked alongside her husband John running Arrow Trailer Supply and held ...
Donna Dell Kinser, 82, died peacefully in her sleep on May 11, 2015 in Manteca, CA. Donna was born on 1932 in Oakland, CA.
Beverly Ann Steves, age 76, entered into rest on May 19, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on February 2, 1939 in Arizona. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Frank P. Steves.
Sandra (Sandy) Ann Morris, 69, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a long illness. She was born in Hollywood, CA on January 13, 1946.
Dine (Deenee) Burtt Pedersen, 91, entered into rest on May 11, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on November 4, 1923 in Galt to the late Nicholas and Henrika Kooy.
Surround by his loving family, Sal Castro Jr. was called home to be with the Lord on May 10, 2015. He was born on December 18, 1938 in Watsonville, CA to the late Mr. and Mrs. Salomon Sr. and Edith Vigil Castro.
Paul Allen Rebeiro, 59, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. He was born November 30, 1955 in Tracy to Barbara and Frank Rebeiro. Paul attended St. Bernard's Catholic School and graduated from Tracy High in 1974. Mr. Rebeiro work for Costco as a fleet supervisor and proudly called Manteca home for the past 35 years.
Mary Dell Briggs, 88, passed away on Mother's Day, May 10, in Stockton. Born to Lonnie and Mae Davis on November 25, 1926, in Flippin, Arkansas, Dell was the second of four daughters: Anna McCoy of Manteca, California; Reola Johnson of Las Vegas, Nevada (deceased); and Lonene Britt of Mountain Home, Arkansas. Dell always lit up, her blue eyes shining and her Southern drawl breaking through, in her treasured time with, and when talking about, her sisters.
Jason Alexander Combs, 19, entered the gates of heaven on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Manteca. He was born on March 22, 1996 in Fremont, California. Jason joins his grandmother Eulalia, whom passed away just one day before him.
Virginia Lee Weis, of Lafayette, passed away suddenly at the Walnut Creek Kaiser Hospital on April 15, 2015 following a cardiac arrest. Virginia was born on November 20, 1934 in Colville, WA to Tom and Sarah Clark. She moved to California when she was a Junior and finished high school in Manteca.
P.L. Fry and Son is honored to serve the Ritchie family. Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 1:30 pm at Parkview Cemetery, 3661 East French Camp Road, French Camp, CA. He will be laid to rest with full military honors.
Mary Petrucci, 91, entered into rest on April 30, 2015 at her home in Manteca, CA. She was born to Joseph and Josephine Bonnici February 9, 1924 in San Francisco, CA.
Elizabeth (Lib) Gomas daughter of the late Judson and Grace Rhoads, wife of the late Gene F. Gomas passed away April 29, 2015.
Daniel Marvin Godfrey, 73, entered into rest on April 28, 2015 in Cushing, OK. He was born January 16, 1943. Daniel is predeceased by his wife of 36 years Janet Godfrey and his son William Godfrey.
Mary Johnson entered into rest on April 30, 2015 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA at the age of 67. Mary was born on June 26, 1947 in Stockton, CA.