Stephen Mark Perez, 39, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at his home in Modesto. He died peacefully in his sleep. He is survived by his father Julian Perez. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Perez. He is also survived by three beautiful children, Julianna, Stephen, and Mateo Perez. He was born in Palo Alto, Cal. on Feb. 16, 1970. He attended Nile Garden School in Manteca and graduated from East Union High School in 1988. He worked in the Bay Area and the Central Valley in sales.
Luis Manuel Raygoza, 69, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 27, 2009, just one day before his 70th birthday. He was born August 28, 1939 in él Refugio, Mexico to the late Natibidad and Juana Raygoza. A resident of Ripon for over 25 years he worked as a farmer his entire life before retiring nearly 8 years ago. He leaves behind his loving wife of over 38 years, Adela Raygoza, their children: Raquel, Lourdes, Agustin, Ana Isabel, Horacio, Monica, Rebecca, Victor and Alex. Siblings, Luis Raygoza and Basilia Raygoza. He was also blessed with 17 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Leuterio Bernardez Bigornia, 84, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2009. A resident of Manteca for the past seven years; he was born August 4, 1925 in Bangued, Abra, Philippines to the late Cipriano & Romana Bigornia.
John Sirley, 83, entered into rest on Aug. 14, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on June 5, 1926 in Calexico, California. He was a resident of Manteca for the past 3 years. John joins his wife in heaven Dorothy Sirley, as well as his daughter, Margaret Sirley.
Brenda Gayle Preyer, 61, entered into rest on March 15, 2015. She was born February 2, 1954 in Fairfield CA. Brenda is survived by her husband of 41 years John, her son Johnny and his wife Antoinette, son Michael and his wife Audea. Also her father Frank and six siblings; Marsha, Jeffrey, Wanda, Frank, Harold and Omar Whiten. In addition Brenda is survived by her 6 grandchildren whom she adored.
Evelyn Ann Angulo, 52, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family on March 27, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on May 3, 1962 in Compton, CA. In heaven she joins her father Arthur Franklin Thompson.
Elsie Silva, 82, entered into rest on April 1, 2015 in Hughson, CA. She was born on October 6, 1932 in Tracy to the late Manuel and Aldena Telles. She joins her parents in heaven, as well as her husband of 55 years, George Silva and her two brothers Manuel and Edward Telles.
The Wilverding family lost its patriarch Wednesday, April 1, 2015 when George F. Wilverding Sr. succumbed after a long brave battle with cancer. Born November 18, 1933, George grew up in Scranton, PA where he started his family before moving to Manteca in 1981. George had a unique personality that always kept his family and friends amused. He was a huge fan of golf, UFC, and Mike and Mike in the morning, and of course DA-BEARS! his main hobby was Tuesday night poker with the guys.
Angela "Pat" McGregor was born November 8, 1918 to Thomas and Marie (Grasso) Murphy in Berkeley, California, and passed from this life on March 11, 2015 in Manteca. She graduated from Berkeley High School and entered the work force as a clerk for the Southern Pacific Railroad, where she met the love of her life, James W. McGregor. She and Jim settled in Berkeley, where he was a Firefighter, and raised their four children, Patricia, Michael, Marie and Margaret. Pat was involved with all her children's activities and active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Berkeley Firefighters Association. Once ...
Evelyn Irene Webb, 95, passed away peacefully at home on April 1, 2015. She was born on March 5, 1920 in Tracy, California and spent her pre-school years in Pacific Grove where her father had a fishing business. Later, the family moved back to the Valley where her father became a dairy farmer in Manteca. She attended elementary and high school in Escalon and was a resident of Manteca for most of her life.