Emily Santos passed away peacefully on May 6, 2014, in Brentwood, California, at the age of 87. Emily was born on November 3, 1926, at her home in Roberts Island, Stockton, California, to Antonio and Mariana Ferreira. She is preceded in death by her husband of over 40 years, Nelson Santos.
George was born in Chicago on June 11, 1924 and passed away in Sacramento, on April 20, 2014. His family moved to California in 1939 and he went to Manteca High School. He was a talented musician. He found his passion for music as a teenager playing clarinet and saxophone.
On May 7, 2014 Paul E. Hallett left this life to be with our Lord. Paul was born on July 4, 1939 in Modesto to Julion and Alice Hallett of Manteca.
Roland Morgan, age 85, entered into rest on May 4, 2014, in Stockton. He was born on April 24, 1929, in Casa, Arkansas to the late Arthur and Augustine Morgan. Roland is also preceded in death by his sister, Mary Beth Morrison. He was a resident of Manteca for 20 years and previous to that a resident of North Dakota.
Jimmie Anthony Pugh, 76, a much- loved and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather. Jimmie Pugh of Manteca, CA, entered to rest peacefully Thursday, May 1, 2014. Under the loving care of Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson CA.
Jose Pimentel Albano, Sr., beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather went home to his Maker on Sunday, April 27, 2014 surrounded by his loving immediate and extended family.
Victoria Lee Smith (Miss Vickie) 62 of Modesto, CA, was taken by the Lord on April 19, 2014, at Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Tracy CA, July 21, 1951. She was a hairstylist for 40 years. She was an active member of Big Valley Grace church in Modesto. Vickie lived life to its fullest, she loved family get togethers, bowling, rafting, karaoke, and making people laugh. Vickie is survived by her son Greg O'Valle of Tracy, CA. and her sister Darlene Horner of Santa Cruz, CA.
Elvira "Ruth" Espinoza, age 60, entered into eternal rest on April 22, 2014, in Baltimore, MD, of an acute lung infection. Born in San Mateo, CA to the late Jose and Ruth Espinoza, she is now reunited in heaven with her parents and her adored sister, Angelina Espinoza.
Wan Jee, 92, entered into eternal rest on April 27, 2014, in Elk Grove, CA. He was born on October 19, 1921, in Canton, China. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Concha Jee.
Marshall Lehr, 76, entered into rest on April 28, 2014, in Manteca, CA. He was born on September 24, 1937, in Texas, to the late Paul Lehr and Nellie Thomas. He joins his parents as well as his sister Dorothy Erwin, in heaven.
Otis Dickson, 80, entered into the arms of his Savoir on April 24, 2014, in Manteca, CA. He was born on March 3, 1934 to the late George and Georgie Dickson. He joins his beloved wife of 58 years, Bonnie Dickson, in heaven. She passed away in February. He is also preceded in death by his parents and siblings Buddy Dickson, Martha Severson, Ollie Goding, Lillian Dickson, and Ruth Nascimento.
Catherine V. Palisi, 88, entered into rest on April 26, 2014 in Manteca. She was born an only child to Antonino & Giovanna Palisi on August 19, 1925 in Italy.
Vivian Gulart, passed away on April 23 after a very short illness.
Wanda Gayle Johnson, 63, of Manteca, passed away April 20, 2014, in Hughson, after a long illness. She was born to Orbie and Phyllis Taylor on March 1, 1951. Wanda was born and raised in Alameda, CA. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her brother Stephen Taylor.
Robert D. Collins, aka Bobby, age 62, passed away at his home in Escalon, CA, with his family and friends by his side, after battling a long illness.
Patricia Scalf passsed away at age 91. She is survived by her husband, William Jay Scalf. She leaves behind five children, their spouses, and many grandchildren.
Gilbert Palomarez, 76, entered into rest on October 13, 2014 at his home in Manteca, CA,
Eleanor Hall died peacefully on the morning of October 13, 2014. She was born August 30, 1923 in Everett, Massachusetts to Italian immigrants Agostino and Irene Scenna. Eleanor was the eighth of eleven children. As an infant, she survived a house fire that took the lives of five of her siblings. She married World War II veteran Paul Hall in 1945, and they later moved to northern California where they raised three children.
Dora Sue Reif was born September 14, 1914 in Antlers, Oklahoma. She went to be with the Lord on October 1, 2014.
Betsy Poindexter, 91, entered into rest on October 10, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on July 4, 1923, in East Bend, North Carolina. In Heaven, she joins her loving husband, Charles, as well as her sister, Julia, and daughter-in-law Gail.
Frank E. Thomson, 66, entered into rest on October 11, 2014, in Manteca. He was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Ruth Thomson. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as his sister Barbara Kelley.
Rick passed away at his home unexpectedly on September 26, 2014. He was born in San Francisco and lived in Manteca for the majority of his life.
Ellio C. Rafanan Passed away unexpectedly at the age of 65, on October 8, 2014, in Manteca, California. Ellio was born on November 2, 1948, in Sacramento, California, to Eulalio and Juanita Rafanan.
Thurman Brown otherwise known as T.C. to all those who knew and loved him passed away on October 3, 2014.
Bernadette Caravalho,63, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Stockton after a long illness. She was born in Honolulu, HI on December 5, 1950 to George and Lucy Gomes.
Janice Jean Hoffman, 59, passed away at her home on October 4, 2014.
She was a life long resident of Manteca, born near Caruthers, CA, to parents Joseph and Ann Crampton. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her loving husband, Frank Garcia Jr. She is survived by her sister, Cinna Costa of Valley Springs, daughters, Patti Lindemann of Lodi, CA, and Debbie (Rich) Haas of Manteca, grandson, Steven (Jamie) Festa, and great-granddaughter, Alana of Ceres, CA, godson, Dennis (Pam) Garcia of Stockton, and many nieces and nephews.
Mary was born on July 18, 1930 to George and Isabel Silva in Tracy, CA. She was a lifelong Tracy resident. She passed away on October 2, 2014 at the age of 84.
Mary DiMaggio, 70, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, in Palo Alto, at Stanford Hospital. She was born on April 20, 1944, in Kansas to the late William and Audrey Tenhaeff.
Juanita Garibay came to the end of her life's journey on October 3rd, 2014. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Art Garibay and son Arthur. She is survived by her life's work and her loving family; daughter, Gloria Quesada, Manteca. son, Maurice Garibay, Hayward, daughter Mona Garibay (Ellen Padilla), Hayward, daughter Arlene Cuddy-Garibay (Steve Cuddy) Manteca, son Victor Garibay (Becky) Manteca, thirteen (13) grandchildren, ten (10) great-grandchildren, as well as the extended Villa, Garibay, and Perez families.