Tom (Ted) Buck McCraw, 82, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2010 at the Veterans Memorial Hospital in Livermore. Ted was born Jan. 8, 1928 to Joel Buck McCraw and Opal Ruby Major-McCraw, in Burnett, Texas. He was the second oldest of nine children. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He lived in Manteca and worked as a truck driver in the San Joaquin Valley for most of his life.
Betty Jo Bryant, 68, died on Saturday, August 7, 2010 in Stockton. She was born on February 9, 1942 in Jefferson City, MO. She lived in Stockton for 13 years and was a 25 year resident of Manteca. She was a homemaker and bartender at the Moose Lodge. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Bryant and son, Billy Joe Boehmer.
Ossie Leroy Rose, 83, passed while sleeping into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, August 7 at 8:30 p.m. Ossie was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years Geneva; his mother and father Elbert and Ethel; brothers, J.B. and Ray and sisters, Nancy Caves and Mildred Wilson.
Marguerite Lillian Gower Wedlake, 93, entered into rest on July 23, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on October 27, 1916 in Fowler, California to the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gower Jr. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her late husband James Duncan Wedlake.
Frank S. Mozzetti 58, entered into eternal rest on August 5, 2010 in Manteca. He was born on January 13, 1952 in Stockton, Ca to Mr. Frank L. and Evelyn Mozzetti who he joins in heaven as well as his grandparents Frank and Mary Mozzetti and Manuel and Minnie Mello.
Frances Ann Flores passed away peacefully at her sister's home in Modesto on Thursday evening, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born on March 13, 1943 in Palo Alto and had been a resident of Santa Clara County for a very long time. She was employed at Tantam Computers in Cupertino and then moved to Oakdale about 10 years ago.
Mary B. Jessup entered into rest on her 75th birthday on July 30, 2010. She was born in 1935 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Millard and Joy Teague. She joins her husband in heaven, Thomas Jessup and her son Thomas Jessup Jr.
Rufus Lazard 88, entered into rest on July 30, 2010 in Manteca. He was born on August 10, 1921 in Glenmore, Louisiana. He joins his parents in heaven the late Mr. Louis and Mrs. Eliza Lazard as well as daughter Mary Ellen Punneo and sister Effie Millie.