Martin "Marty" Hill, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 with his family by his side. He was born July 13, 1933 in Fruitland, ID, to Levi and Eva Hill. He worked many years as a sawyer in the saw mills in Idaho. Once moving back to the Valley in the late 1980s he settled in Manteca and owned and operated his own Shell Station.
Born in Stockton, on March 11, 1949, Richard Dean Mello passed away surrounded by family and friends on May 7, 2009, after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer.
Clifford M. Campoy, 79, of Farmington, passed away peacefully in his home May 4, 2009 with his family by his side. He was born in Monterey, on January 14, 1930 to John and Josephine Campoy.
Stanley E. Lewis, 30, of Ripon, passed away on, Thursday, April 30, 2009, at home in Ripon. He was born on September 18, 1978 in Stockton and lived in San Joaquin County for 25 years.
Efren P. Juarez, 90, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, May 2, 2009. He was born June 10, 1918 in Santa Fe. Mich., Mexico. He was a resident of Manteca for over 60 years. He leaves behind his adoring wife of nearly 65 years, Maria R. Juarez of Manteca; and six children; Roy Juarez and wife Rachel, DeeDee Limas and husband Danny, Salvador Juarez and wife Judy, Mary Denuit, Lucille Juarez Del Toro and husband Raul, Lupe Archibeque and husband Danny, all of Manteca. He was also blessed with 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Carolyn J. Moritz, 71, passed peacefully away on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. She was born June 4, 1937 in Oakland.
Ronald Smith, 63, passed away surrounded by family and friends on April 30, 2009 after a six- month battle with cancer. He lived in Ripon.
Edna M. Martin, age 86, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009 surrounded by family members at her Residence in Manteca. She was born on October 9, 1922, in Oklahoma.
Vivian Irene Hulsey, 82, peacefully passed into the arms of our Lord on April 26, 2009. She was surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Daniel Dino Pirrone passed away at home in Modesto on April 25, 2009. He was 50 years old.
Patrick W. Simmons, 54, a resident of Wilsall, Montana for the past three years and a former longtime Tracy resident, died Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2009, as the result of injuries he sustained in a single vehicle automobile accident just south of Wilsall. He left this world too suddenly for those who loved him. Cremation has taken place at Franzen-Davis Crematory in Livingston. Family services will be held at a later date.
Leith Henry Todd, 89, was a resident of Manteca for over 30 years. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born Sept. 2, 1919 in Big Heart, Oklahoma. He was raised in Modesto and lived most of his life in the valley until moving to Arizona in 2005.
Clair A. Weast was born in Modesto on October 13, 1913, Clair passed away in Manteca on April 27, 2009. He lived 72 of his 95 years in San Joaquin County.
Hermelinda C. Ayala passed away April 26, 2009.
Henry M. Rodriguez, 81, passed away in Tracy at home surrounded by family.
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. He was a loving father to the children of his wife Dorthy 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