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) W. Hammer, 81, formerly of Indianapolis, Indiana, died in Manteca, California on December 12, 2014 after battling pancreatic cancer. He was born on October 25, 1933 in Hibbard, IN. The son of a Methodist minister and school teacher, they moved around and eventually settled in his father's hometown Sheridan, IN in 1942. He joined the Navy in 1953 and traveled around the world. Afterwards he attended the University of Indianapolis. He married his first wife, Sue Burton, in 1959 and had three children. After Sue died in 1999 after a long illness, he met the "love of ...
Jason Franscella, 41, passed away on December 14th, in Kuna, Idaho. He was born in Manteca, CA, grew up and attended Ripon Elementary School and graduated from Ripon High in 1992, then enrolling at Delta College. After graduating from Delta College in 1994, he attended the University of New Mexico on a full ride baseball scholarship and graduated in 1997. After graduating from college, he came back to Ripon and married the love of his life.
Long-time resident of Manteca, Martha Peters passed away on December 14, 2014 peacefully of natural causes with three of her children at her side. She was born on June 23, 1935 in Blountstown, FL.
Surrounded by his loving family, Joaquin "Jack" Luis, entered into rest on December 14, 2014 in Hughson, at the age of 92. He was born on August 13, 1922 in Sacramento to the late Joe and Anna Luiz. In heaven Jack joins his parents and brother, Tony Lewis.
Ernie Corral Jr. peacefully entered into rest on Tuesday December 9, 2014 in Manteca, CA. He was born on April 28, 1969 in French Camp, CA. Ernie joins his father Ernest Corral, stepfather Danny Limas Jr., grandparents Papa Efren, Mama Mary, Grandma Lola, Grandpa Gilbert and his Tia Rachel Juarez in heaven.
Roxann "Rocky" Bernie Tabaldo, 62, passed away peacefully in her home in
Joan L. Pierce, 91, of Manteca, passed away peacefully at the family home on Monday, December 8, 2014. She was born on March 21, 1923 in Chicago, IL and lived in Manteca for 53 years.
Matthew Golembeck 91, entered into rest on Friday, December 5, 2014 in Manteca. He was born in Schenectady, NY on April 15, 1923. In heaven Matt joins his adored wife of 53 years Elizabeth, along with their two children Nancy and Matthew Golembeck.
George Thomas Hays, Jr., 68, of Manteca died November 29th at his home. Dr. Hays was a native of Stockton. He lived in Manteca for 30 years. He was a chiropractor in Tracy where he worked alongside his wife and business partner Cathy for over 35 years. He was active in his community, and volunteered his residence as a polling place for 25 years. He was devoted to his patients, and had a passion for cooking. He loved reading, golf, and above else his family.
Roy L. Casteel, 70, was reunited with his beloved wife, Patricia on December 7, 2014. He was a dearly loved father, grandfather, brother and uncle. His family and many friends will sorely miss him, but his loving spirit lives on in the countless lives he touched.
Raymond M. Victor, who was born on February 9, 1931, was able to join his beloved wife Bonnie on December 9, 2014.
Mintie Jane Linhart, 89, of Manteca, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, December 4th, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1925 in Waterloo, Iowa to Clarence Nathanial and Clara Genevieve (Smith) Morehouse. Jane, as she preferred to be called, married the love of her life, John Paul Linhart on March 25, 1948 in San Francisco, California.
Irene Eva (Wallace) Southard, 80, entered into rest on December 6, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born on October 24, 1934 French Camp, CA.
Frances E. Schmiedt, 91, entered into rest on December 6, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Emery and Carrie Trahan on June 18, 1923 in Portland, Oregon. In heaven Frances joins her parents; husband, Lester Schmiedt and brothers, Emery and Raymond Trahan. Mrs. Schmiedt is survived by her loving family, children; Alan Schmiedt (Cheryl) and Ernest Schmiedt; grandchildren, Kimberly Martin (Ed) and Stephen Schmiedt (Clair). Additionally, Frances is survived by her great-grandchildren, whom she adored,Emily, Andrew, Fletcher and Sophia.
Gary Phillip Brock, 73, entered into rest on Dec. 3, 2014 in Manteca. He was born to Howard and Gladys Dec. 7, 1940 in Palo Alto. He joins his parents, sister Karen and granddaughter Pepper in heaven.