Brian Joseph Ward, 47, passed away on Thursday, January 28, at his home in Manteca of heart disease. Born in Castro Valley, he was a resident of Manteca for twenty years and attended St. Anthony's Church. He had previously lived in Hayward, CA, and was a member of St. Clement's Parish. He attended St. Clement's grammar school, Moreau High School, Hayward High School and Chabot College. He was employed as a forklift driver in distribution warehouses in both Hayward and Manteca.
Tommy Dean Roe, 58, entered into rest on January 26, 2010 in French Camp California. He was born on October 22, 1951 in Texas. Tommy joins his parents in heaven as well as one sister, Sandy Roe.
William L. Zaragoza of Manteca passed away on Monday, February 1, at the age of 77. He was born April 11, 1932 in Tracy, and then moved to Manteca 22 years ago.
Dolores Frances (Rigney) Kohles, 95, died Thursday, January 21, at home with her family at her side in Manteca. She was born on October 7, 1914 in Oakland. Dolores was a retired secretary for the City of Oakland. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Oakland. Dolores was an 85-year resident of Oakland, moving to Manteca in 2001.
Raquel Macias, 76, entered into rest on February 2, 2010 at her home in Manteca surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 18, 1933 in Encarion, DeJalisco, Mexico. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Jose Macias who passed away at a young age in 1974.
Patricia Kay Moscardini "Pat", 58, entered into rest on January 30, 2010 in Sacramento, California. She was born on November 10, 1951 in Zanesville, Ohio. She was a resident of Sacramento for 2 years and previously of Manteca for over 20 years.
Brian Joseph Ward, 47, passed away on Thursday, January 28, at his home in Manteca of heart disease.
Dorothy Koehn passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2010 in Roseville at the age of 81.
Lenora F. Robison, 79, died Tuesday, January 26 in Twin Falls, Idaho. She was a resident of Twin Falls, Idaho and former longtime resident of Tracy; she was born on April 27, 1930.
Richard Allen Bailey passed away peacefully on Monday, January 25, at his home in Manteca after a long battle with emphysema at the age of 54. Richard was born in North Dakota. He worked for Shane Transportation for 16 years as a truck driver. He enjoyed listening to Art Bell, and the outdoors with his family.
Donna Lee Van Andel, 56, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, after bravely challenging multiple sclerosis for more than 35 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Abraham and Jennie (Enserink) Van Andel, and step-mother Henrietta (Van Dyk). She is survived by her siblings and their spouses, Roger & Carol Van Andel, Karen & John Roose Reba & Brent Olsen, Jeff & Harlene Van Andel, Maxine & Gary Stucky, and Kristi and Mark Van Klaveren, and their children and grandchildren.
Maria Lacerda Ramos Andre, 92, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 27, in Manteca surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 3, 1917 in Salao, Faial, Azores to the late Mr. and Mrs. Antonio and Rosa Ramos. She joins her parents and husband in heaven Antonio Andre as well as her siblings Antonio Ramos, Rosa Lacerda, and Joe Ramos.
Virginia Farinah Nunes, resident of Manteca, entered into rest on Monday, January 25, at the age of 85. She was the loving mother to Rick Nunes and fiancé Marisa Arciniaga, Robert and Christina Nunes, both of Fremont, the beloved grandmother to Lindsey and Trevor; and the dear sister to Phoebe Brown of Ripon. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Travis Ryan Kirchgatter, 27, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 21. The oldest of three boys; he was born on February 8, 1982 in Livermore, California to Richard Kirchgatter and Janet Wilson Nealey. He worked at Patchett's Ford in Turlock and then went to work for Plastipak in Modesto in June 2008 where he worked until his untimely passing.
Carol Ann Kent, 70, entered into rest on January 17, in Manteca. She was born on August 8, 1939 in Portland Oregon. She was a Manteca resident for over 24 years.
After a full life at age 100 years, 4 months and 11 days, Lottie closed her eyes after saying, "Thank you Lord" and was gone to Heaven. When she could no longer live alone, she came to her daughter Wilma's home, with help of Hospice, when discharged from hospital on October 20. Lottie had been longing for Heaven since the loss of her only son, Bob Zumwalt in 2013 at age of 70 years. She was widowed in 2004 when her husband of 67 years died.
On September 30, 2014, God called His precious one home. Roger leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Joyce. He leaves his three daughters, Toni Jo Payne (Ed), Barbara Jean Bell (Frank), Patricia Ann Patterson (Greg), his stepson, Mark William Oncay (Lisa), and his sister Virginia Manly. He leaves many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and stepdaughter, Cheryl. Roger proudly served his country as a Marine.
Melissa Ann Scopas, 49, lost her courageous 15 year battle with cancer on October 19, 2014, in Manteca, Ca. She was born on September 2, 1965, in Castro Valley, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph & Rose Rohloff.
Matthew Lee McBride, born October 13, 2014, passed away October 21, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Roberto C. Lopez, 80, entered into rest on Monday, October 20, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on May 24, 1934 in Durango, Mexico.
Phyllis, 78, of Manteca passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family.
Tammy Lynn Wetzel entered into eternal life on October 4th, 2014. Tammy is survived by her three children, daughter, April Timmons, Joey Timmons, Mikey Wetzel, daughters-in-law, Lindsay Timmons, and Marielena Wetzel, and eight grandchildren: Elexis, Lee, Leiah, Harlee, Joseph, Bentley, Hailey, and Ayden.
Judith Lynn Kuhn (Judy), age 65, of Manteca, Ca., passed away in her home Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Judy was born in Oakland, Ca., on March 25, 1949. She was the daughter to the late Leola Daisy Kuhn and Henry Kuhn. Survivors in addition to her devoted husband, George Medeiros Jr., include her beloved children: George Medeiros III, Sheri Medeiros, and Joey Medeiros. She was the proud grandmother of six grandchildren and five great grandchildren and is also survived by her sister, Sandy Machesky, many nieces, nephews, and countless friends, including her best friend and beloved dog, Bugsy.
Abraham F. Palacio Jr., 27, entered into rest suddenly on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Wisconsin. He was born in Stockton on December 21, 1986. In heaven, along with many family members he joins his adored son Abraham F. Palacio III.
Tammy Lynn Wetzel entered into eternal life on October 4th, 2014. Tammy is survived by her three children, daughter, April Timmons, Joey Timmons, Mikey Wetzel, daughters-in-law, Lindsay Timmons, and Marielene Wetzel, and eight grandchildren: Elexis, Lee, Leiah, Harlee, Joseph, Bentley, Hailey, and Ayden.
Raymond Strickland passed away unexpectedly on October 15, 2014, at the age of 85, in Manteca, California. Ray was born on December 17, 1928, to Curtis and Ethel Strickland, in Walker Chapel, Alabama. He has resided in California for 49 years. He served 4 years in the Army and was a radio operator on the front lines of the Korean War. He held his service to our country in highest regard and treasured the American flag he kept posted on his property.
Leodegario "Leo" Osuna Lizarraga, 78, entered into rest on October 15, 2014 in French Camp, California. He was born on October 2, 1936 in San Marcos, Mexico.
Jack Alfred McAllister of Copperopolis, CA died suddenly at his home early on the morning of October 13, 2014, from complications relating to a recent illness. He was 79. Jack is survived by his three sons: Steven and Bill of Copperopolis and Jim in Seattle. He is also survived by a granddaughter Jayme who also lives in Seattle. His older brother Bob resides in Clearlake.
Charlottle Scriven passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the age of 79.
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.