Loretta sue Bidwell, 58, of Modesto, passed away April 7 at her residence. Loretta was a beautician for Sadie's Hair Salon for six years.
Phyllis Carlton, 76, went to be with the Lord on April 13, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on November 27, 1933 in Tacoma, Washington. She now joins her husband in heaven who has been waiting for her for 10 short months, the Rev. James Carlton. She was also preceded in death by her parents Claude and Willetta Frost and one sister Billie Tilson.
Micheal A. Moller-Fisher passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 17, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. Micheal was born on May 30, 1966 in Manteca, to Adrianus and Wilhelmina Vander Werff. Micheal was the youngest of 7 children. With the sudden passing of Adrianus, Wilhelmina married Max Moller. Max adopted Micheal on February 20, 1976. Micheal was raised in Manteca.
Nevin LeRoy Hawk died at the Manteca Care Home on April 12, 2010 at the age of 85. He was born on August 22, 1924 in Buhl, Idaho to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel and Lula Hawk.
Albert Anthony Mendonca, 86, entered into rest on April 8, 2010 in Rancho Cordova, California at the Mather Veterans Medical Center. He was born on January 14, 1924 in Oakland, California. He joins his wife Lillian in heaven as well as 4 brothers and sisters.
Roberta Marie Nunes, 77, died on Tuesday, April 13, at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. She was born on Nov. 21, 1932 in French Camp. She was a resident of Manteca for 10 years.
Genevieve V. Smith, 88, entered into rest on April 9, 2010 in Modesto, California. She was born on March 30, 1922 in New Bedford, Mass. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Raymond Smith and her two sons Donald Smith and Edward Smith as well as one brother Bill Brown and one grandchild Sissy Smith.
John O. McGrew passed away on April 8, 2010 at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. John was born on November 27, 1922 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. John has lived in Tracy of 63 years.
Peter Joseph Riley, 74, entered into rest on April 4, 2010 in Manteca, California. He was born on February 19, 1936 in Freeport, New York. He joins his grandson Sean Riley in heaven.
Maxine J. Murchison, 84, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2010 in Manteca. She was born on July 17, 1925 in Fresno, California. She was a residence of Manteca for 10 years and prior resident of Fresno and San Lorenzo. In heaven she joins her husband, the late Donald Murchison and her parents, the late Richard and Minnie Niceley, and seven sisters and two brothers.
Lawrence "Larry" Petrey, 63, passed away on Thursday April 8, in Stockton, Ca. He was born August 11, 1946 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his father Clarence Petrey.
Neva Louise Thomas passed away on Wednesday, April 7, at the age of 82. She is survived by her husband, James V. Thomas, to whom she was happily married for 63 years, and by their children, daughter, Jeanne and husband, Bob; son, Jim and wife, Carol, and son Joe and wife, Julie; and her sister, Leona Alkire and her brother, Jerry Hinton. Neva was also blessed with nine grandchildren, Jerri, Melissa, Jessica, John, David, Janette, Lisa, James and Joseph and two great-grandchildren, Jackie and Maddie.
Jason Matthew Davino, age 36, who passed away Monday, March 15, after a courageous, two-year battle with Stage IV Malignant Melanoma. Jason was born October 10, 1973, in Anaheim, CA to John James Jr. and Patricia Hope (Miller) Davino. Jason spent his childhood in both Northern and Southern California. He attended Golden West Elementary School, graduated from Manteca High and continued on to graduate from Woodruff Cosmetology in Stockton.
Joseph "Joe" Phifer JR., 87, entered into rest peacefully in his home on Tuesday, March 30, in French Camp. He was born on May 29, 1922 in Donnelly, Minnesota to the late Joseph and Ora Phifer. Joe joins his loving wife of 55 years, Lois Phifer, in heaven, as well as his parents and siblings; Helen Phifer, Jean Sherstead and brother-in-law's Carsten Sherstead and Clyde Caldart and sister-in-law Catherine Phifer.
Leona Anne Stricker, 93, entered into rest on April 8, 2010 in Manteca, Ca. She was born on June 20, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Leo and Clara Gniot. Leona joins her husband in heaven Harold C. Stricker.
Mark Neal, 66, entered into rest suddenly on March 3, 2015 in Manteca, CA. He was born on January 24, 1949 in Ohio to the late Robert and Beatrice Neal.
Jackie L. Hatcher was born October 5, 1952 and passed away March 8, 2015. He was a resident of Manteca for 14 years.
Doug Haro was born in Stockton, California on August 22, 1948 to Fred and Marilyn Haro. In 1964 Doug met the love of his life, Maxine Severin at Calvary Baptist Church in Stockton, California. They were married May 11, 1967. Doug enlisted in the Army in 1967 and did a tour of duty in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969 in the First Air Cavalry. Doug and Maxine then raised two children, Wendi and Brannon Haro. In 1973 Doug made a career in law enforcement with Stockton Police Department, where he served in areas of patrol, traffic, narcotics, training officer, and ...
On the morning of February 28th our sweet angel Jenny Castillo was called home to our Lord in heaven. Jenny was born on June 19, 1929 to Axel and Eva Lind in French Camp, CA. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her husband Bill Castillo, her precious daughter Constance Stavros and son in law Frank Mozzetti in heaven.
Carolyn Fay Brown, age 71, entered into God's arms on February 11, 2015 after a long illness.
Penny Coburn was born Joan Penelope Luey on April 6, 1943 and passed away on February 24, 2015 at the age of 71. Penny is survived by her husband John Coburn and five children. David Coburn (Nina Coburn), WI, Debbie Shaw (Dennis Shaw) Escalon, Susan Biggs (Dan Biggs) Waterford, Shawn Coburn Dietzel Escalon, Daniel Coburn (Audra Coburn) Manteca. Additionally she has 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She also has two sisters, Martha Stiles, Greenfield, MA, and Marion De Paula, San Pedro, CA.
Jean Doris Stettnichs, 80, was taken by our Lord on February 21, 2015 in Salida, Ca. surrounded by her family. She was born in Cache, Arkansas on August 20, 1934 to the late Howard and Sadie Mitchell. In heaven she joins her parents as well as her adored daughter Twilla Galapon, siblings, Raymond Mitchell, Bill Mitchell and Carma Mitchell.
Sam Scott Battista of Turlock, CA worked as a butcher at Turlock Supermarket, a mechanic at Olson's Tractor Repair, a driver for Airgas, a housepainter with his father, brother, and nephew, and was a Master Craftsman. He was as proud of his work restoring downtown Turlock as he was building wheelchair ramps for his loved ones. He was truly a Sam-Of-All-Trades.
Gary Herman Schlavin passed away peacefully at Kaiser Hospital in Fremont after a lengthy illness.
Barbara Anne Spencer passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, at the age of 69.
Mrs. Jacqueline L. "Jackie" Shriver died peacefully at home on February 15, 2015 in Arroyo Grande, California at the age of 79.
Thomas Rey, 85, entered into rest on February 20, 2015 at his home in Stockton. He was born May 31, 1929 in Fresno, CA. He is preceded in death by his daughter Lori Rey Beach. Thomas is survived by his wife Margaret Ann, daughter Tommiette Rey, and son Ronald (Linda Sue) Rey. He was blessed with two grandchildren, Juraidi Rey, and Zachary Rey, as well as a great grandson Tyler Thomas Rey, step-granddaughter Jessica Miller, and step-great grandson, Jakob Miller.
Douglas Gene Johnson, born March 4, 1950 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis and Betty Johnson.
Roger Falge passed away after a brief time in Hospice care while visiting his children in Washington State. He was born in New York City and lived in Manteca for the past 20 years. Roger practiced as a Marriage and Family Counselor locally for most of those years. He was deeply committed to helping his many clients. He was also devoted to his religion and was a parishioner at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Betty Lourene Field, 90, entered into rest on February 20, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on August 30, 1924 in Lodi Ca. She is preceded in death by her parents Martin and Reva Glynn as well as, her brothers Martin and Leon and her beloved husband Richard Field.