Laverne Miller, 88, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in Ripon. She was born in Bridgeport, Texas on April 27, 1921 to Otis and Allie Holley, and was a resident of Ripon for 65 years.
Dorothy Jane Reaves, loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt passed away Oct. 20, 2009. The Manteca resident was born Aug. 5, 1922.
The Rev. Richard "Rev" Brown, 72, pastor of First Assembly of God in Manteca for nearly three decades (the church is now called The Place of Refuge) at the North Main Street and Button Avenue locations, passed away at home in Manteca on Oct. 17, 2009 surrounded by family. A native of Chico, Calif., he was born on July 17, 1937.
Mrs. Clara B. Pacoma, 92, died Oct. 16, 2009 in Stockton. A native of the Philippines, Mrs. Pacoma lived in Stockton. She is survived by her children Mila Silveira (Joseph) of Vancouver, Canada; Manny Pacoma (Cecilia) of Fremont, Violet Albano (Cesar) of Lathrop, and Clarita Muench (Edgar) of Frankfurt, Germany; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives.
Daniel D. Freitas, 67, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Fresno. Dan was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in 2004 and fought cancer with everything he had. He surpassed all odds.
Richard "Rick" LeRoy Hawk, 58, passed away suddenly on October 16, 2009 in Manteca. He was born June 8, 1951 in Portland, Oregon to Nevin & Virginia Hawk. His early years were spent in Oregon, growing up in Clatskanie and Rainier. It was August 1964 when his parents decided to move to California. He has called Manteca home for over 45 years.
Stephen Joseph "Stevie" Richina, 57, of Sonora, died Sept. 29, 2009 at a Sonora hospital of throat cancer.
Jack Kenneth Wells, 76, a long time resident of Lathrop, entered into rest on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. He was born and raised in Okmulgee, Oklahoma where he attended Okmulgee High School.
Richard "Rev" Brown, 72, died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born on July 17, 1937.
Richard "Rick" LeRoy Hawk, 58, passed away suddenly on October 16, 2009 in Manteca. He was born June 8, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, to Nevin & Virginia Hawk. His early years were spent in Oregon, growing up in Clatskanie and Rainier. It was August 1964 when his parents decided to move to California, he has now called Manteca home for over 45 years.
Douglas J. Horton, 73, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2009. Doug retired from Manteca High School as a math teacher. He was born on June 14, 1936. He enjoyed playing bridge at Oak Park Senior Center. Doug loved being a dedicated teacher and also coaching athletics. He received a Certificate of Recognition The John R. Williams Award.
Thomas G. "Tom" Best, 64, died Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Modesto. He was born on October 26, 1944 in Oakland, CA, and was a resident of Manteca for 20 years.
Ruby A. Deaton, 90, entered into rest on October 18, 2009 at Doctor's Hospital of Manteca. She was born on September 6, 1919 in Ola, Arkansas to the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard & Faye Merritt. She was preceded in death by one grandson Jeff Deaton and her husband Boyd Deaton. Ruby was a resident of Lathrop for 33 years.
Beloved wife of Frank H. McKinnon (deceased), devoted mother of Sharon A. Phillips, cherished grandmother of Deborah Phillips, Bethany Zepeda, Jennifer Batchler, Megan Hackney, John Phillips, Matt Phillips and Kimberly Orlando. She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was the treasured cousin of Sandra Boietenbacker, Linda Hoff and their families.
John Wayne Cotrell was born on Aug. 18, 1931 to Thurman and Verna Cotrell in Stockton, CA. He passed away peacefully at his home Oct. 14 at the age of 78.
God took another angel, Elissa R. Oakley passed away peacefully on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the age of 81. She was born December 28, 1933 in Panama to the late Preston Henry Oakley and Bishop Myra Carrington. A resident of New York, Florida and California; Elissa moved to Manteca nearly nine years ago to be closer to her sons.
Linda Hassler, 53, entered into rest on January 12, 2015 in Modesto, California. She was born on Flag Day in 1961 on June 14 to the late Joe and Dora Perez. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her siste Emilia Gonzalez.
Theodore "Ted" Teunissen, 93, entered into rest on December 20, 2014 in Chariton, Iowa after a sudden illness.
Clara M Marain, 85, entered into rest on January 15, 2015 in Manteca California. She was born April 2, 1929 in Bristow, Oklahoma. She joins her husband Charlie Marain in Heaven.
Elvira "Vera" Sianez a retired teacher's aide, longtime resident of Manteca, CA.
Theresa Ann Limas, 66, entered into eternal rest on January 8, 2015 surrounded by her adoring family. She was born on March 5, 1948, in French Camp, she joins in heaven her parents the late Daniel and Mary Limas and
Paul Femino passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at the age of 62. Paul was born on February 1, 1952 in Newport, Rhode Island.
Thelma Mae Caylor was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina on January 13, 1930, and passed away on January 2, 2015, in Modesto.
Yuo "Judy" Brady beloved mother, grandma and great grandma passed away January 8th, 2015 after a battle with cancer.
Elisabeth Wilson, 96 entered into eternal rest on January 4, 2015 surrounded by her adoring family. She was born in Munich Germany on December 9, 1918. In heaven she joins her loving husband Howard Richard Wilson.
Roger Dale Lewis passed away Friday, Jan. 2, at the age of 62,
Pierrette Therese Wood beloved wife of Leonard James Wood passed away peacefully at her home in Manteca, Ca, on Jan. 1, 2015, after a long illness.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 in Manteca, CA at the age of 86.
Fredda Mooney, 78 years young, passed away on December 9 at Doctor's Hospital at 5:15 a.m. She was born on January 21, 1936 in Bono, Texas and had lived in Manteca since 1997.
David Pruneda passed away during the early morning of January 1st, with family surrounding him. David was the beloved son of Richard and Josie Pruneda; dear brother, to Richard Pruneda Jr. and Raymond Pruneda; cherished uncle to Jessenia Pruneda and Ellena Pruneda.