A man as big as his heart, Nathaniel Dale "Ben" Bennett was born into his earthly home on May 14, 1951 and entered into his heavenly rest on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. Born to the late John and Margaret Bennett in Lodi, CA, Ben was a humble man of integrity who cherished his family and love of God above all. His strength and unwavering faith in the Lord helped him battle the last 3 1/2 years with prostate cancer.
Megan Faye Smith, 22, our precious girl left us suddenly on Sunday, December 27, from complications due to an acute asthma attack.
Margareth Ann Goodman, 85, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 25. She was born on September 17, 1924 in San Francisco. The only child of the late John & Emma Brock, she was raised in the Bay Area and moved to Manteca 27 years ago. In her early years, before staying home to care for her children, she worked a handful of assorted jobs, during WWII when she worked as a volunteer for the US Military pulling supplies to ship to the soldiers; while the tasks were simple but very urgent the volunteers rushed through the warehouse on roller skates. Margareth ...
Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years [nicknamed Swanee] moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years (nicknamed Swanee) moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Norman Jay Zwinge, 89, died Tuesday, December 29, at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 18, 1920 in Tracy. He was a lineman for PG&E for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter Linda Hudson.
Kevin Thomas Byrne, 39, died Wednesday, December 23. He was born on June 20, 1970 and was a resident of Manteca.
Frances Y. Dalton 65, entered into rest on Monday, December 14, in Manteca. She was born in Kansas on September 10, 1944 to the late Charley and Violet Caskey. She joins both parents in heaven and brother, Mark Caskey and a sister Frieda Axtell.
Ruth Shetterly Darlington passed away on December 25, at the age of 89. She lived in Manteca for the last six months. Prior to moving to Manteca, she lived in Atwater for fifty years.
Agnes Marie Fuller passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the age of 90. She was born October 25, 1919 in Spokane, Washington to the late J. H. P. & Imogene Gordon.
Beverly A. Lynd passed away in Manteca at the age of 77. She is survived by her partner of 35 years, Mary Ann Zornes; her two sisters, Berta Sharp and Brenda Stark; her four brothers, Bob Lynd, Tom Lynd, Ernie Lynd, and Richard Lynd; her granddaughter, Christina Whitney and her great-granddaughter, Clarice Whitney. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Peggy Short and Mary Lynd, her brother, James Lynd and her daughter Kathy Whitney.
Gladys Deen Michaels, 83, went home Sunday, December 20. She is survived by her four children, Curtis Deen of Truckee, Betty Cruz of Manteca, Rosie "Deen" Farda of Citrus Heights, and Jesse Deen of Manteca; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; her sister, Ellen Dunbar of Modesto; and a brother Lod Seale of Citrus Heights. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Lod and Thelma Seale of Manteca; and her sister, Pearl Green of Green Valley, AZ.
Edna Yaw, 92, was born September 1, 1917, in Elejay, Georgia. She was one of thirteen children born to Lenore and Napoleon Bates. As a child she enjoyed the life and freedom of the woods. She grew up on a farm. The family lived in a large home made from a train station. She remembered clipping the mail to a wire which was picked up by the passing train on a weekly basis. She remembered walking a long way to a one- room schoolhouse. She also remembered prayer meetings and church services that she walked to with her Mama and ...
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, of Efland died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. His loving mother, Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, was also killed. His four-month-old sister, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the impact.
CHAPEL HILL, NC -Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, 26, of Efland, NC died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. Her son Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, was also killed. Her 4-month-old daughter, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the accident.
Willa L. Habiger, 78, entered into rest peacefully at her home in Lathrop on May 28, 2015. She was born December 29, 1936 in Haverhill Massachusetts.
Jose Ricardo Quinones Jr. age 37, entered into rest on May 23, 2015. He was born November 7, 1977 in Queens New York.
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.