Wilfred George Pelletier Jr., 55, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 5, at his home in Ripon. Fred was born on April 29, 1954 in Salem, Mass. Fred was the oldest of 6 siblings.
John Kisst, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 7, after suffering from a long illness. He was born in Kenilworth, Utah, on May 11, 1933 to immigrant parents, Gust and Athena Kisst from Greece, his family moved to California when he was a young boy. After graduating from Ceres High School in 1951, he joined the U.S. Navy and served on the S.S. Shangri La until his honorable discharge in 1955. He married Elaine Demichelis in 1957 and has lived in Escalon the remainder of his life. He worked as a cannery mechanic supervisor, spending ...
Emma Wofford Oliver, 90, passed away on November 6, 2009 at Vienna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lodi. She was a resident of Manteca for 50 years and of San Joaquin County for 65 years.
Fred W. Leuenberger, 87, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 7, in Manteca. He was born on September 15, 1922, to Swiss immigrants, Fred and Marie Leuenberger who settled in Wisconsin as dairy farmers. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as one sister, Hilda Leuenberger. Fred was a resident of Manteca for 29 years.
Dorothy Lauren Bennett was born January 28, 1987 in Sacramento. Dorothy passed away Saturday, Oct. 31, at her residence in Manteca, at the age of 22. She lived in Manteca all her life.
A celebration of life service for Laurie Ann Cunial Berg will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at River Lakes Community Church, 4301 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at Redbanks Cemetery on Shaw Avenue east of Clovis, Cal. To honor Laurie's life and spirit, please wear cheerful colors to the services.
Chantay Rae Jager Elliott, 19, entered into rest on November 1, 2009. She was born on September 9, 1990 in French Camp, California. Chantay joins her mom in heaven Marilyn Jager who passed away six years ago.
Sharon Jean Hubble, 68, died Thursday, Oct. 22 at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, Cal. She was born on April 26, 1941 in French Camp. She was a resident of Lathrop for 51 years, previously of French Camp for 17 years.
Maxine passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at Bethany Home in Ripon. She was 88 years old. She was a resident of Ripon for the past three years and a prior resident of Escalon; she was married to the late Gaither Loewenstein. She is survived by her sisters Verda Hollingsworth and Verla Long, both of Ripon, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her two sisters Marguerite Judt and Jean Specker.
Raymond B Park died at the age of 79 on Sunday, November 1. He was born on October 7, 1930 in Checotah, Oklahoma, to George and Nellie Park. He had two brothers and two sisters: Harold Park, Geneva Farmer (both deceased), Bob Park of Checotah and Nina Brown of Juneau, Alaska.
Billie Jean Hoyer, 65, loving mother and grandmother passed away peacefully in her sleep in her home in Pacheco, on Thursday, Oct 29. Billie was born in Buckeye, Arizona Jan 24,1944. She is surived by her two daughters Shelly Fowler and Tina Dunn of Manteca; sister, Betty Tucker of Concord and Helen Beck from Manteca. Billie had five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Specialist Kyle Andrew Coumas, 22, of Lockeford, and Ft. Lewis, WA, died of injuries sustained on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 in Afghanistan. Born on August 24, 1987 in Tracy, he was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Stockton Class of 2005 where he was a member of the Chess Club and the Concert Band.
A Celebration of Life service for Laurie Ann Cunial Berg will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, at River Lakes Community Church, 4301 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at Redbanks Cemetery on Shaw Avenue east of Clovis, Calif. To honor Laurie's life and spirit, please wear cheerful colors to the services.
Oler Janice Johnson, 93, of Lathrop, passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, in Manteca.
Carmelo Olivera, 82, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2009 with his family by his side. He was born December 3, 1926 in Adjunta, Puerto Rico to the late Joaquin and Ana Rosa Rivera De Olivera.
Beverly Jean Laffranchi, 80, entered into rest on July 12, 2014 in Modesto, Ca. She was born on November 4, 1933 in French Camp, Ca. to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Violet Elliott. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her husband Alex Laffranchi.
Beulah Stevens, beloved wife, friend, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother found her final peace on July 4, 2014 in Porterville, California at the age of 94.
Miles Kelley was born in Stockton, CA on June 6, 1952. He died in Hughson, CA on June 29, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He resided in Manteca, CA for most of his life.
Denise Couvrette Thompson, a native of Montreal (Verdun), Quebec, Canada, passed away at home in Manteca, California on June 25, 2014. Denise is survived by five children, Robert (Bobby) Thompson, Norman Thompson, Louise Braden, Diane La Valley, and Patrick Thompson and eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Jo Alva Fortuny-Davis, born December 1, 1929 and longtime resident of Manteca, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 6, 2014. A resident of St. Jude's Care Center, Jo Alva is survived by her children; Mikel Fortuny, Tina Fisher, John Fortuny III, Tony Fortuny, Ed Fortuny, her sister Pat Miller and family and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed dearly. Services for Jo Alva will be held privately. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Care Center in Manteca. Funeral services provided by DeYoung Memorial Chapel in Stockton.
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,