A celebration of life was held Thursday, Jan. 8, for Richard William Roach.
Maria Dos Anjos Pascoal, 86, died Jan. 7 at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
Jesse Arevalo Piceno passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 4. Jesse was born in Amarillo Texas on Aug. 21, 1940 to parents Epimenio M. Piceno and Erlinda Arevalo Piceno. He was fifth of nine children.
Thomas George Podany, 77, died Dec. 29 in Manteca.
Anakonia Kaila Salas was born on Dec. 17, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii to the proud parents of Pauline and Gerard Pattison.
Nancy L. Wilson-Glover, age 64, was born on March 3, 1944 in New York, and she passed away on Jan. 6, 2009 in Lodi.
Shelley L. Andes, 58, passed away in Modesto.
On the evening of Dec. 30, 2008, Henry (Hank) DeJong left his earthly home to begin his eternal reward in glory with his Savior. He was predeceased by his devoted and beloved wife, Ruth, who went to her glory on May 20, 2008.
Anakonia Kaila Salas was born on Dec. 17, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to proud parents Pauline and Gerard Pattison.
Quincy E. Cargile Jr., 89, went home to be with his Lord on Dec. 29 in Manteca. He was born to the late Quincy & Rose Cargile Sr. on June 13, 1919. He had been a Manteca resident for over 62 years.
Shelby Ray Cloud was born Aug. 14, 1940 in Arkansas. He passed away on Dec. 29 at 3:43 p.m. at home with his family in Manteca at age 68.
Robert john "Bob" Chimpky passed away in Ripon on New Year's Eve. Born on May 5, 1934, he resided in Stockton for 13 years and was previously from the Bay Area.
Lucille E. Jump, 87, passed away Jan. 1 at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
Reba Jo Kinnison, 84, passed away on Christmas day at New Hope Care Center in Tracy where she had lived with her sister, the late Trena Kelley, for the past four years.
Peter Ramirez Sr., age 82, entered into rest on Dec. 15 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family in Lathrop.
Presiliano "Pechie" Martinez Espinoza, age 78, entered into eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on July 18, 2014 in Manteca. He was born to the late Saturnino and Soledad Espinoza in Guadalupe, California.
Jimmy (Doc) Sevedge, 59, entered into rest on June 22, in North Adams, MA.
Velma Theresa VanDerostyne passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on July 16, 2014.
Linda Lou Friggle, age 70, entered into rest on May 28, 2014 in Manteca. She was born on April 29, 1944 in Red Oak, Oklahoma to the late William and Myrtle Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Friggle.
Jerry "Catfish" Hedlund, age 71, entered into rest on July 5, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on January 17, 1942, in Grass Valley, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia. Jerry was a resident of Manteca for the past 43 years.
Kenneth Gary De Jong, 73, went to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family at his home in Ripon on July 14.
Beverly Jean Laffranchi, 80, entered into rest on July 12, 2014 in Modesto, Ca. She was born on November 4, 1933 in French Camp, Ca. to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Violet Elliott. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her husband Alex Laffranchi.
Beulah Stevens, beloved wife, friend, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother found her final peace on July 4, 2014 in Porterville, California at the age of 94.
Miles Kelley was born in Stockton, CA on June 6, 1952. He died in Hughson, CA on June 29, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He resided in Manteca, CA for most of his life.
Denise Couvrette Thompson, a native of Montreal (Verdun), Quebec, Canada, passed away at home in Manteca, California on June 25, 2014. Denise is survived by five children, Robert (Bobby) Thompson, Norman Thompson, Louise Braden, Diane La Valley, and Patrick Thompson and eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Jo Alva Fortuny-Davis, born December 1, 1929 and longtime resident of Manteca, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 6, 2014. A resident of St. Jude's Care Center, Jo Alva is survived by her children; Mikel Fortuny, Tina Fisher, John Fortuny III, Tony Fortuny, Ed Fortuny, her sister Pat Miller and family and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed dearly. Services for Jo Alva will be held privately. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Care Center in Manteca. Funeral services provided by DeYoung Memorial Chapel in Stockton.
Oval H. Adkins "Bud", 81 entered into rest on July 4, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on November 30, 1932 in West Virginia to Abner and Bertha Adkins. Bud is preceded in death by his parents and siblings.
Over his 98, years of life, Joe Martinez lived with love, passion and integrity. One of 11 children to Ysabel and Francisco Avila, Joe was born in San Bernardino, CA, raised in Richmond, CA, and for the last 30 years, lived in Manteca, CA.
Betty Glenn, 93, of Manteca went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2014.