Carl William Wick, 86, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Westgate Living Center in Ironwood, Michigan.
Elizabeth "Betty" Jarzemkoski, 86, entered into rest on May 10, 2009 in Manteca, California. She was born on January 24, 1923 in Smithfield, Utah, to Mr. and Mrs. Horace and Ethel Cannell. She was preceded in death by her parents, six siblings, and her husband, Stanley.
McKenzie Lee Hunt left the comfort of her mother's womb and entered into Heaven on Friday, May 15, 2009. An Angel in the book of life wrote down her date of birth, and then whispered as she closed the book, "Too beautiful for Earth."
Randy Lane Reese, 58, died Saturday, May 23, 2009 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Modesto. He was born on Dec. 17, 1950. He was a resident of Manteca for seven years. He was a sheet metal fabricator for 33 years at Lynx Enterprises in Tracy.
Anthony Lewis, 70, died on May 20, 2009 in a tragic auto accident. He was born on Jan. 19, 1939 to Anthony Lewis and Giuma Lopes. He attended school in Manteca and graduated from Manteca High School in 1956. He was on the wrestling team at Modesto Junior College and received a degree in agriculture from Fresno State University.
Jose "Jose Paz" Toste Coelho, 80, of Manteca, died May 18, 2009 in Manteca Care and Rehab in Manteca. He was born Feb. 16, 1929 in Sao Sebastiao Terceira, Azores.
Helen Suzan (Suzi) McTigue nee Owens, 56, died May 4, 2009 in Manteca. She was born March 24, 1953 in Fort Ord, Calif. Suzi and her family moved to Manteca in 1963. Suzi held first chair French Horn when she graduated from Manteca High School in 1971.
Frieda Heyd, age 80, a resident of Bosque Farms, NM, went home to be with our heavenly Father, on Saturday, May 16, 2009. She was born to Gus and Rosy Heyd.
Panula Papadogiannis, 93, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2009, in Manteca.
Henry Cass Parham died on May 16, 2009 in Camarillo, California, but the real story began in a farmhouse just outside Mt. Sylvan, Texas, on March 22, 1918.
After a brief illness, Pastor William H. "Bill" Anderson Sr. went to be with the Lord on May 9, 2009. He was 82 years old. Known as "Pastor Bill," he was born on March 16, 1927 in Wormlysburg, PA.
Ramon Gonzales, 67, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 12, 2009 with his loving family by his side. He was born January 24, 1942 in Mesa, AZ to the late Tony and Tomasa (Mendoza) Gonzales and has resided in Manteca for over 56 years.
Norma G. Farrow, 85, entered into rest on May 14, 2009 in Manteca, California. She was born on August 25, 1923 in McClain County, Oklahoma. She was a resident of Manteca for over 58 years.
Eucline "Rich" Richardson, age 74 of Linden, TX, passed away April 3, 2009 of brain cancer while at his home. Mr. Richardson was born Jan. 10, 1935 in Winfield, TX to James Franklin & Lillian Tinsley Richardson.
Jerry "Catfish" Hedlund, age 71, entered into rest on July 5, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on January 17, 1942, in Grass Valley, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia. Jerry was a resident of Manteca for the past 43 years.
Kenneth Gary De Jong, 73, went to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family at his home in Ripon on July 14.
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.