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.
Edna "Jan" Tachara, 84, entered into rest on April 26, 2009 in Copperopolis, California. She was born on October 16, 1924 in Pueblo, Colorado. She joins her son Tom Tachara and her brother Bob Butts in heaven.
Henry Guzman, 81, went to be with our Heavenly Father on April 20, 2009. He was born May 31, 1927 in Stockton to the late Bernardino and Maria Guzman. He worked at Libby Owens Ford in Lathrop for over 23 years before retiring in 1989. Mr. Guzman leaves behind his loving wife of over 51 years, Mercedes T. Guzman. His three wonderful children; Mark Guzman and wife Shirley, Ronald Guzman and wife Belinda, and Michael Guzman. He was also blessed with eight grandchildren; Alyssa, Allen, Jennifer, Nichole, Kristina, Monika, Alexandra and Harley. He is also survived by his siblings; Tony ...
Norman Carmean, 80, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on November 18, 1928 in St. Louis, MO. He was a resident of Tracy for the past 3 years. He joins his wife in heaven Anna Mae Carmean, as well as his 4 sisters.
Thomas M. Paulson Sr., 89, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on April 24, 1919 in Jewitt, Ohio. He was a resident of Modesto since 1992 and previously of Manteca since 1949. He joins his wife of 50 years in heaven Geneva Paulson.
Dorothy is now home with the Lord after a long & blessed life. She is preceded in death by her husband of 30 yrs William G. Simpson (1977). She is survived by daughter Linda Snyder of Stockton. Son, Tim Simpson of Issaquah Washington & his wife Kim; granddaughter Romey Aksland of Manteca & her husband Jeff; grandsons Matthew Snyder Sr. of Manteca & David Simpson of Issaquah Washington; great-great-grandchildren Matthew Snyder Jr. Zakk Snyder, Lauren Taylor, Justin Taylor & Hanna Grace Aksland of Manteca and Isaac Simpson of Issaquah Washington; and all of her neighbors whom she loved on Alder Street in Stockton.
Manuel de Sousa Dutra, 75, passed peacefully away on Monday, April 13, 2009. He was born Jan. 18, 1934 in Faial, Acores, Portugal. He lived in Faial until April of 1956 when he left to Galt, Canada. There he married the love of his life, Maria Alice dos Santos on Dec. 11, 1960.
Alison Van Houten Freeseha was born on February 18, 1984 in Modesto. She graduated from Ripon Christian High School and Western Pacific Trucking School.
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.
Vicente "Ben" Cruz, 70, entered into rest on July 1, 2014, in Yosemite, Ca. He was born on Dec. 3, 1943, in Guam. He joins his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel and Isabel Cruz, in heaven as well as his two siblings, Maria and Manuel Cruz.