Gilbert "Victor" Franco, Jr., 45, entered into rest on March 21, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on September 12, 1963 in Turlock to Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert and Isabel Franco. He joins his father in heaven, Gilbert S. Franco.
James Gilbert Buchanan "Buchum", age 55, passed away on March 21, 2009 surrounded by the family & friends that loved him dearly. He was born on August 19, 1953, in Stockton to Elbert and Miggie Buchanan. in 1970. James met the love of his life Celeste and together they had two daughters. James worked for Monier Life Tile for 30 years. He enjoyed many family and friend adventures like boating, camping, dirt bike riding, skiing and especially road trips on his Harley.
Alfred Elmer Russell, 82, entered into rest on March 13, 2009 in Sonora, California. He was born on December 11, 1926 to Mr. and Mrs. Dean and Mabel Russell. He was a resident of Dorington, CA, for the past 14 years and previously of Manteca for 72 years. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as his beloved wife Patsy L. Russell and his sister Addie West.
Charles A. Stevens, 90, died on Sunday, March 22, in Manteca. He was born on April 8, 1918 in Omaha, Nebraska. He lived in Lincoln, Nebraska, for 22 years and Manteca for 30 years. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps/ Air Force veteran. He was a retired aircraft mechanic and machinist. Charles enjoyed golf, poker and volunteering at the Manteca Senior Center.
Raylene Cooper, 64, entered into rest on March 21, 2009 in French Camp.
June Nelson (AKA Mom & Granny to so many) passed peacefully into her eternal home on Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 1:58 a.m. surrounded by all her children at her home in Manteca. June was two days short of her 92nd birthday.
Lisa K. Bartenhagen, 48, entered into rest on March 17, 2009in Lathrop. She was born on March 17, 1961 to Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Phyllis Bartenhagen in Stockton. She joins her father Robert Bartenhagen in heaven.
Helen M. Hamm, devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on March 18, 2009 at the age of 93.
Alan W. Wyrick, 60, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009 in Manteca. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on July 25, 1948 to the late James "L. C." and Ethel Wyrick. Alan is a long time resident of Manteca and graduated from Manteca High in 1967. He worked as a maintenance mechanic for over 35 years, and several of those years were spent working at Spreckels Sugar.
PFC Richard Bowers, US Marine Corps, a veteran of 10 months service in the South Pacific, has invested $500 in war bonds since his enlistment in February, 1941. The youth has returned to duty after spending a 30-day furlough with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. D. E. Bowers, Fort Huachuca. Insidious Japanese propaganda spread by radio broadcasts from Tokyo doesn't deceive the American fighting men, according to PFC Richard Bowers, 22, US Marine Corps, a former Phoenician, who has seen 10 months duty in the South Pacific.
Myrtice Marshall, 84, entered into rest on March 13, 2009 in Stockton. She was born on March 20, 1924 to Mr. and Mrs. Luther and Grace Davidson in Central City, New Mexico. She joins her parents, one sister Mae Keene and her beloved husband Edward Marshall in heaven.
Jose Caetano Diniz loving and devoted husband, father, and friend passed away peacefully March 18, 2009 in the presence of family in Oakdale, CA, at the age of 83. Jose was born in Terceira Acores, Portugal, where he was raised, educated, and served in the military. After fulfilling his military duties, Jose obtained a job at the United States Air Force Base in Lajes, Terceira where he worked for twenty years climbing the ranks and eventually becoming General Manager of Operations in the Commissary Division. Shortly after beginning his career, Jose married Lina Linhares Candida, and had five wonderful children ...
Frank Macedo, 88, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2009 in Manteca. He was born in Ripon on November 16, 1920 and was a lifelong resident of Manteca.
Ralph Matney, 63, entered into rest on March 14, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on December 7, 1945 to Mr. and Mrs. William and Normalee Matney in Hayward, California. Ralph has been a resident of Manteca (Del-Webb Community) for the past 14 months; he was previously of Antioch, California. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as one brother Richard Matney.
Frank Ruggirello, 78, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on March 17, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on August 15, 1930 to Mr. and Mrs. Antonino and Catherine Ruggirello in Detroit, Michigan. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother Sam Ruggirello.
Andrew J. Bustamante, 57, of Stockton passed on October 1, 2014. Andy was born on May 15, 1957 in Turlock, CA. He was a long-time employee of the City of Manteca. He was member of Bethany Temple church in Stockton where he taught young boys in the Royal Ranger Ministry about God for over 30 years. Andy was preceded in death by his mother, Sally S. Colatorti, and brother, Eddie Bustamante.
Jay Richard Long, 80, entered into rest on September 14, 2014 in Modesto, California. He was born on October 10, 1933 in Rogers Co., Oklahoma to the late William and Flora Long.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at
James Wilkerson was born November 21, 1954 and entered in to rest on September 18, 2014, after a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife, Retta Wilkerson, one son, Richard Wilkerson of Manteca, one daughter, Calisa Wilkerson of Manteca. He leaves behind his father, Billy Wilkerson of Oklahoma, his sister, Karen Officer of Tracy, and Brian Wilkerson of Manteca. He has four grandchildren, Austin and Tyler Wilkerson of Manteca, Grace O'Brien of Manteca and Lily Wilkerson of Jamestown. He was an avid hunter. He was preceded in death by his mother, LaDonna Wilkerson.
Visitation will be held Friday, September 26, 2014, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 10 a.m., held at P.L. Fry & Son Chapel, 290 N. Union Rd., Manteca. An online guest book is available for condolences at www.plfryandson.com (search obituaries)
Rick Horn, age 58, of Reynoldsburg, OH, formerly of Manteca, CA entered into eternal rest Monday, September 22, 2014. He was born February 18, 1956 in French Camp, CA to the late George Horn and Marie Cook. He was a 1974 graduate of East Union H.S. where he played football, soccer, and baseball. He attended San Joaquin Delta College where he studied architecture. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Rick worked in various construction jobs including driving a concrete mixer. Growing up in California, he was active in Boy Scouts of America and had fond memories of ...
Arlene M. Cutburth passed away on September 20, 2014, at the age of 66. Arlene was born on April 8, 1948, to Orlando and Evelina Stagno in Stockton, CA.
Joseph F. Madden, 91 of Freeport, IL passed away September 13, 2014 at Liberty Village in Freeport. Born January 14, 1923 in Bronx, NY, son of Thornas and Bridget Madden.