Mary Eulalia DaRosa, 68, entered into rest on May 9, 2010 in her Manteca residence wrapped in the loving embrace of family and friends. She was born on October 14, 1941 in Faial, Azores , and was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Antonio and Maria Andre, and her grandson Emerson Avila-DaRosa.
James M. Langston Jr., 81, entered into rest on April 30, 2010 in Modesto, California. He was born on September 2, 1928 in Arkansas. He was a Lathrop resident for over 50 years. Jim joins his wife Bernell Langston in heaven.
Eddie Mike Martin, 71, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 8, 2010 in Elk Grove. He was born on July 1, 1938 in French Camp. He was preceded in death by his parents Miguel and Sarah Martin; sister, Adeline Peters; brother, James Martin; and nephew, Jerry Martin.
Mary Hacault, 92, entered into rest on May 5, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on September 18, 1917 in Canada to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob and Helen Goletski. She joins her parents along with her husband Louis Hacault in Heaven.
Donna Jean Nelson was born on July 29, 1937 in Burghill Ohio to David & Helen Joseph. She passed away from lung cancer at her home in Escalon Tuesday morning, May 4, she was 72 years old. Donna retired from Owens-Illionois Glass Plant in Tracy where she was a fork lift operator right before her retirement in 1985. She was always up to the challenge of a board game of any kind, and enjoyed golfing and quilting. She loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Leroy Price Judd, age 81, passed away on May 5, 2010 after a short illness. Leroy was a longtime Manteca resident who worked at Knapp Ford for 30-plus years before retiring to Valley Springs. Leroy was born on January 12, 1929 in Roaring Springs, Texas.
Maria Carmen Meno, fondly known to all as China, passed away due to natural causes on May 3, 2010 in Tracy, CA. She was 83. Born Maria Carmen Negrete on June 3, 1926 in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico, she has called Tracy her home for the past 62 years.
Wanda Wert was born to parents Ethel and William in Waterville, Washington. Wanda has always been a strong and independent person. During her early years she rode a horse five miles every day to grammar school. She was the youngest of seven, and she was the only girl. As anyone with older brothers knows, she was tormented relentlessly, but all in good fun. A favorite story involves her being tied to a wagon wheel and rolled down a hill.