Fred L Sullivan, 82, passed away peacefully at his residence in Manteca on July 14. Fred was born to James Francis Sullivan and Mary Margaret Pender in Jamaica, NY. He was a proud World War II veteran serving in the Army Air Corps. After earning his mechanical engineering degree he took a position at IBM retiring after 32 years. He loved many things in life, mostly spending time with family and friends at large gatherings. ...
Arvel E. "Al" Colen III, 66, died Tuesday, July 21, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on December 13, 1942 in French Camp. He was a resident of Manteca for 32 years.
Ron McGee passed away at the age of 61. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he was a citizen of the Muscogee Nation and a descendant of Tuckabache, a well known Creek Tribe warrior and hunter. He was very proud of his Indian heritage.
Jose G. Ornelas, 77, died Monday, July 20, 2009 at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. He was born on April 15, 1932 in Mexico. He lived in Manteca for 30 years.
Delphine went home to be with her Lord, Tuesday July 21 at Vintage Faire Rehabilitation care center in Modesto, at the age of 73. Delphine was born in Pasadena CA; she moved to Modesto in 1981, then to Ripon in 1998. Delphine was loved by many; especially her family, friends and her two cats "Tuffy" & "Gabby". She adored her 10 great grandchildren who only knew her as "Granny". Her favorite hobby was collecting cats ...
Richard "Rick" Rocha, 39, entered into rest on July 13, 2009 in Lathrop California. He was born on May 10, 1970 in Hayward California. He is preceded in death by his father Ricardo Rocha.
Robert Tacosa, 62, born July 18, 1946 in Stockton, passed away on July 15, 2009. He is survived by brothers, James, John, Gerald and Jaime Tacosa; sisters, Hope Tacosa-Thomas and Dawn Bartholomew, and their families, and Bill and Rose Comasho.
Irene Kathrine Schneider, 85, entered into rest on Monday, July 13, 2009 in Ripon. She was born on May 12, 1924 in New York, New York and has been a resident of Ripon for over 42 years. She is preceded in death by her first husband of 19 years Bill Holloway, as well as her second husband Bill Schneider of 41 years, who just passed on October 28, 2008. She also joins her two children ...
Mickey Neil Ardrey, 69, a 29 year resident of Manteca, died at his home on Monday, July 13, in Manteca.
Rodney "Bud" Benjamin Khan, age 58 was a devoted and giving husband, son, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and fellow friend.
Jeremy James-Gong Lum, 29, entered into rest on July 9, 2009 in French Camp California. He was born on June 1, 1980 in Stockton.
Florence J. (Glascock) Papouschek passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at the age of 90. Raised on a ranch in Montana and schooled at the now-famous one-room Huntley School of Saco, Mont., Flo pursued a career in nursing and served her country honorably as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army on the hospital ship USS St. Olaf in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters during World War II. Flo married Ralph "Bud" Papouschek and ...
Godfrey Joseph Savard, 62, died Saturday, June 27, at Wine Country Care Center in Lodi. He was born on Dec. 31, 1946 in Hartford, Connecticut. He had lived in Manteca since 1982.
Irma Vegas, 59, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 11, 2009 in Stanford, CA. She was born in San Jose, CA on July 7, 1950 to the late Ysidro & Natalia Barrera.
Longin Luxa passed away peacefully on July 2, 2009 in Manteca, at the age of 103 years. He was a resident of Manteca for 20 years. He was born on October 13, 1905 in Stanton, Nebraska, where he worked as a farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Sophie Dubsky.
George Richard Schaapman passed away November 13, 2013, at the age of 57. George remained a life-long resident of San Joaquin County, where he worked for IBEW Union as an electrician for over 20 years. He was born August 21, 1956 in Stockton, CA.
Esther Lon Lowe passed away on September 19, 2013 at the age of 79, at Prestige Senior Living in Manteca, CA and was laid to rest at Park View Cemetery in Manteca, CA.
Shirley "Janet" Gilreath joined her loved ones in Heaven on September 12, 2013. Janet was born on September 6, 1936. Her passing was unexpected, but we know we will see her again one day. Her family and friends miss her greatly!
Sylvia Mae Mitchell, 73, of Gardnerville, NV., died Thursday November 7th at home with family at her side. She was born to the late Thomas and Ensel Stratton, January 22, 1940, in Washington, DC. She married the late Walter Lee Mitchell in Virginia in 1960 and moved to San Jose, California shortly there after where she lived until she moved to Nevada in 1994. Sylvia dedicated her life to her children and helping others, including ...
Edna was born in North Tonawanda, NY, the sixth of seven daughters born to the late Pauline Paige Mathews and Thomas Mathews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Leo in 1985, and by six sisters and brothers-in-law, a niece and several nephews.
Mark Berryman passed away peacefully with his family by his side on November 7, 2013, after a long and courageous health battle. He was born in San Francisco, CA and spent most of his childhood in San Jose. He received his teaching credential from San Jose State University and there he met his soon to be wife of 32 years, Julia (Kelley). As newlyweds they moved to Manteca and then to Ripon where they have lived for over 30 years.
Virgil Arland Small Jr. of Manteca passed away on November 6, 2013 of natural causes. He was 83. A native of Oakland, Virgil grew up in Hayward and attended Hayward High School. He served his country as a U.S. Navy Seabee during the Korean Conflict. He participated at both the Inchon landing and the evacuation after the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. Afterward, he made his living as a commercial roofer. He was an avid motorcyclist ...
Barbara I. Scott, 75, entered into rest on October 30, 2013 in Manteca, CA. She was born on August 10, 1938 in San Francisco, CA where she attended Presentation Elementary, Presentation High School and City College . She is preceded in death by her husband Stanley F. Scott. As matriarch of a large family, she is survived by her four children, Leighanne Moon, Lisa Redmond, Lori Scott-Nunes, Jim Cochran and their loving spouses and ...
Stephen Kenneth Thomas passed away on October 17, 2013, in Manteca, CA, from a heart attack at the age of 53. He was preceded in death by his mother, Roslyn Sage and father, Keith Kenneth Thomas.
Ella Belle (Belle) Lightburn, 95, passed away in Ripon, CA on October 28, 2013. She was the only child of Marion Keys Harvey Wiese and James Harvey. Belle was born in Brockway, PA and lived there until she was eight. She remembered flipping the switch to turn on the town's first electricity at a plant owned by her grandfather, William Keys. She then moved to Long Beach, CA. It was here that the great earthquake ...
Leslie Reile, age 88, entered into rest on October 31, 2013, in Modesto. He was born on June 18, 1925, in Jamestown, ND, to the late Fred and Caroline Hauff Reile. Leslie is also preceded in death by his wife, Giesela. He was a resident of Ceres, and previously of Stockton. He is survived by his nieces, Sandra, Cheree, Misty and Gabriella all of Ceres.
Anthony Mark Macedo passed away October 31, 2013 in Clements at the age of 33. Born in Stockton, Anthony remained a life-long resident of San Joaquin County, where he worked for Macedo Construction for over 10 years. He battled cancer courageously for a year. Anthony enjoyed playing the guitar, H
Jack B. Erdman passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on a beautiful fall evening. He was born to Pearl and Vernard Erdman in Vallejo, CA and moved to Manteca shortly after.
Manteca resident of 45 years, Florence Vierra,108, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2013 at Bethany Home in Ripon. Mrs. Vierra was a native of San Jose, California. She moved to Tracy with her family when she was just 10 years old living there 49 years before moving to Manteca around 1965. She continued to live there until health reasons made her move to Bethany Home in Ripon. She spent most of her life taking great ...
Anthony Paul Miniaci "Tony", 21, spent his first day in heaven on Sunday, October 27, 2013. He was born on September 22, 1992 in Sacramento, Ca. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Michael Miniaci.