Valerie A. Lucero-Lockhart, 49, entered into rest on Friday, January 1, in Manteca. She was born on November 10, 1960 in Oakland, California. She joins her husband in heaven, Edward Lockhart. Valerie grew up in the Bay Area and made her home in Manteca for the past 9 years.
Mary Macedo Stanley, 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 4. A resident of Manteca for over 70 years, she was born April 1, 1918 in Weed, California, to the late Carlos and Ricardina Ramos of the Azores. Mary worked as a retail clerk in her earlier years at Rexall Pharmacies and Merle Norman in Manteca. In Heaven she joins her husband of 57 years, Manuel Macedo; her second husband, Matt Stanley; son, Richard Macedo; and twin brothers, Frank and Bill Ramos.
Brian Lee Tajii, 51, entered into rest suddenly on Monday, January 4, in Manteca. He was born on January 7, 1958 in San Jose California. He was a resident of Manteca for 11 years. He joins his father in heaven, Kingo Tajii.
John Wesley Woodall, 72, died on Friday, January 1, at his home in Manteca. He was born on February 20, 1937 in San Jose, Cal. and lived in Manteca for 2 1/2 years.
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.
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.
Victor Gully, age 79, entered into rest on June 25, 2014 with his family by his side in Manteca, California. He was born on September 16, 1934 to the late Francisco and Rose (Crivello) Gully. He is also preceded in death by his brothers, Tony Gully and Joe Gully, and his sisters Josephine Butler and Virginia Montesano.
Chris Peters, 88 of Manteca, California entered into rest on June 4, 2014.
Ira 'Duke' William Sharp Jr., 72, entered into eternal rest on Wed, June 25, 2014 at Hospice of San Joaquin surrounded by his family. He was born in Amarillo, Texas, on Aug. 13, 1942, to the late Ira William Sharp Sr. and Armilda Sharp.
Paul Stokes, age 51, entered into rest on June 25, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on April 20, 1963 in Oakland, CA, to the late Richard and Barbara Stokes. Paul is also preceded in death by his brother Allen Stokes.
Claudia Ann Cotta Machado, age 67,
Elizabeth Louise Lawrence, 60, beloved daughter, wife and mother, was born July 20, 1953, to Edward and Marian Grunow in San Francisco, Ca.
Dennis Ross, 67, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Linden, CA, on June 19, 2014. He was born in Chico on October 9, 1946.
Robert "Bob" Valterza, 62, of Manteca, CA entered into rest June 9, 2014 at home following a long battle with cancer. He was born September 25, 1951 to the late Fiori and Lurline Valterza. He is also preceded in death by his beloved brother Ronald Valterza.
Clyde Lacey, age 74, entered into rest on April 16, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on October 24, 1939 in Dos Palace, CA.
Jack Braitman, 62, passed away peacefully at home in Manteca on June 14, 2014. Jack was born October 9, 1951, in Youngstown, Ohio to the late Joseph and Rena Braitman.
Jennifer Kay Bordenave born January 11, 1951, Jennifer Kay Bordenave went to heaven to watch over us on June 14, 2014 at the young age of 63,. Jennifer was born in Mason City, Iowa and moved to California as a young child. She attended Nile Garden School and graduated from Manteca High in 1969. After High School she met the love of her life, John Bordenave. They would start their family soon after. She was a stay at home mom who worked on the ranch until her children got a little older. She and her husband then opened Bear Valley ...