Loretta Ann Davidson, 71, passed peacefully at Doctor's Hospital of Manteca on Sunday, March 6, 2011. She was born on Dec. 31, 1939 in Fortuna, California to Charles and Leta Young. On March 23, 1963 she married Davey L. Davidson. They made their home in San Jose, California where they raised their family until moving to Manteca, California in 1996.
Rebecca Nelson, 60, entered into rest on March 8, 2011 in Manteca, California. She was born on March 15, 1950 in Harrison, Arkansas to the late Mr. and Mrs. T.G. & Irene Gibbs. Rebecca joins her parents in heaven as well as her sister Cuba Gibbs.
Gerald L. Berger, 85, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011 in Roseville, Cal. He was born on June 17, 1925 in Berkeley. He lived in Manteca for 30 years before recently moving to Citrus Heights. He was a mechanical engineering coordinator at Livermore Research Lab. He served in the United States Navy.
Frank Simmons Jr., 70, entered into rest on March 8, 2011 in Tracy, California. He was born on October 21, 1940 in Martinez, California to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frankie and Rachel Simmons Sr. He joins his parents in heaven as well as his former wife Mary (Sherer) Simmons.
John F. Bettencourt went peacefully to be with the Lord on March 2, 2011, at the age of 53. He lived all of his life in Ripon, California. He attended St. Anthony's School and Ripon High School. He was a classic car enthusiast, an avid gardener, and enjoyed spending time in Pacific Grove. He was a member and Eucharist Minister at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Betty "Jean" Murray, a long-time Stockton resident passed away peacefully at Hospice House of San Joaquin at the age of 87. Jean was born in North Bend, Oregon to Bessie and Glenn Cupp on January 6, 1924 and grew up in Empire, CA. She married her high school sweetheart, Harley W. Murray in 1941 and the two later moved to Stockton to raise a family and start a business. In 1946, they established a trucking company specializing in heavy equipment hauling; soon after low bed trailer manufacturing became their primary business. Although Harley passed in 1990, Harley Murray, Inc. continues ...
Ruby J. Harmon - Ford entered into rest on March 6, 2011 in Pleasanton, California at the age of 97. She was born on April 27, 1913 as Ruby J. Kennedy to the late Mr. and Mrs. Grover and Mary Kennedy. She joins her first husband in heaven of 50 years the late Rev. Jarviel T. Harmon and her second husband of 13 years the late William Ford.
Ruth Schlosser Boggs passed away quietly on Monday, Feb 28, 2011. She was 87 years old. Ruth was born on Aug 21, 1923 in Woodland, California. She grew up in Zamora, CA where she was active in 4-H. Ruth graduated from Woodland High School in 1941 and went on to attend UC Berkeley. She participated in the UC Cooperative Housing program and studied a nursing course. She completed her RN at UCSF School of Nursing graduating in 1945. She worked as a nurse for 4 years including 18 months in Saudi Arabia working for ARAMCO where she met her husband ...