Corrine Louise Aquaro, 83, of Ripon passed away peacefully on Nov. 27, with her family by her side. She was born Nov. 2, 1926 in Grand Island, Nebraska to the late Donald & Lorraine Blair. A resident of Ripon and Manteca for the past 63 years, she worked for over 40 years as the office manager & bookkeeper for the family business.
Graveside memorial services for Robert Lee Garrett, 59 of Pryor were held 2 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2009 at Graham Memorial Cemetery in Pryor, OK. Services were under the direction of Key Funeral Home of Pryor, OK.
Marissa Alexandria McLeod passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the age of 17. Marissa came feisty and fighting into this world, 2 months premature and eager to blossom. From that point on, she strived to exceed all expectations, and never gave less than 100% in anything that she did. She is deeply loved and will be forever missed by her mother and stepfather, Melinda and Chad Shaw, and her father and his girlfriend, Robert McLeod and Amanda Ragsdale, as well as her stepsister, grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Susan Mosteller, 66, passed away on Monday, Nov. 30 in Tracy at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital after a brief illness. She was born January 28, 1943 in Oakland.
Genevieve (Jennie) Paradiso, 86, died Tuesday, Dec. 1. She was born February 18, 1923 in Oakland, to Manuel Cabral and Maria Telles. After graduating from Castlemont High School, Jennie was married to Tony Paradiso for 46 years and lived in San Leandro, Twain Harte, Tracy, Pleasanton and Manteca,
Louise "Sister" Reed (Richichi), 74, entered into rest on November 25, in Manteca. She was born on October 14, 1935 in French Camp to the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis and Rosa Richichi. She joins her family in heaven; husband Mick Reed, brother John Williams and her parents.
Vera Morris, 81, of Manteca and most recently Pahrump, Nevada, passed away unexpectedly on November 5. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Morris. She is survived by her daughter Jan Morris and two sons, Jack (Sharon) and Scott (Angie); 3 grandchildren, Leah Coffee, Aaron Morris, and Jack Morris, and 2 great-grandchildren, Josiah Coffee and Judah Coffee.
Carlton Martin Morris, III, 43, died Saturday, Nov. 28 in Tracy. He was born on Nov. 14, 1966 and was a resident of Stockton.
Louise "Sister" Reed (Richichi), 74, entered into rest on November 25, in Manteca. She was born on October 14, 1915 in French Camp, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis and Rosa Richichi. She joins her family in heaven; husband Mick Reed, bother John Williams and her parents.
Warren Tilley, 88, entered into rest on December 1, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on September 24, 1921 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Roxie Tilley. Mr. Tilley was the baby of 14 siblings and joins all of them in heaven as well as his late wife Juanita Tilley, his son Andy Tilley, and granddaughter Tracey Tilley. Warren was a Lathrop resident for over 44 years.
Ron L. McCoy, 68, a resident of Manteca for the past 6 years, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 24, in Hughson. He was born November 18, 1941 in Hanford, CA, to the late Roland & Viviane McCoy. He worked as a Sales Manager for Gray's Paint & Wallpaper for over 10 years.
Hope T. Ramos, 75, of Manteca, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, at her residence in Manteca. She was born on August 15, 1934 in San Antonio, Texas. She has been a resident of Manteca for 30 years, and worked as a CNA for 6 years. Hope enjoyed her word puzzles, spending time with her family at reunions and going to church. She loved her Mexican music and was a loyal Raider's fan. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.
Jacki Sue Roberts, 57, went home to be with her Lord on November 23, 2009 in Modesto, Ca. She was born on May 19, 1952 in Eureka, Ca. She joins in heaven her late mother Rita Shields and brother Lance Shields.
Robert Webb (Bob) Cramer, Sr. passed away on Sunday, November 29, in Manteca. Bob was born to Leroy and Ruth Cramer on January 4, 1932, in Rochester, New York. Bob served in the U.S. Army from 1949 to 1952. He married Elwanda Wilson on November 29, 1952. Elwanda preceded Bob in death on May 5, 2008.
Eugene M. Borba, 77, died Thursday, Nov. 26, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Stockton. He was born on January 14, 1932 in Salinas.
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.
Paul Stokes, age 51, entered into rest on June 25, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on April 20, 1963 in Oakland, CA, to the late Richard and Barbara Stokes. Paul is also preceded in death by his brother Allen Stokes.