Valerie A. Lucero-Lockhart, 49, entered into rest on Friday, January 1, in Manteca. She was born on November 10, 1960 in Oakland, California. She joins her husband in heaven, Edward Lockhart. Valerie grew up in the Bay Area and made her home in Manteca for the past 9 years.
Mary Macedo Stanley, 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 4. A resident of Manteca for over 70 years, she was born April 1, 1918 in Weed, California, to the late Carlos and Ricardina Ramos of the Azores. Mary worked as a retail clerk in her earlier years at Rexall Pharmacies and Merle Norman in Manteca. In Heaven she joins her husband of 57 years, Manuel Macedo; her second husband, Matt Stanley; son, Richard Macedo; and twin brothers, Frank and Bill Ramos.
Brian Lee Tajii, 51, entered into rest suddenly on Monday, January 4, in Manteca. He was born on January 7, 1958 in San Jose California. He was a resident of Manteca for 11 years. He joins his father in heaven, Kingo Tajii.
John Wesley Woodall, 72, died on Friday, January 1, at his home in Manteca. He was born on February 20, 1937 in San Jose, Cal. and lived in Manteca for 2 1/2 years.
A man as big as his heart, Nathaniel Dale "Ben" Bennett was born into his earthly home on May 14, 1951 and entered into his heavenly rest on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. Born to the late John and Margaret Bennett in Lodi, CA, Ben was a humble man of integrity who cherished his family and love of God above all. His strength and unwavering faith in the Lord helped him battle the last 3 1/2 years with prostate cancer.
Megan Faye Smith, 22, our precious girl left us suddenly on Sunday, December 27, from complications due to an acute asthma attack.
Margareth Ann Goodman, 85, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 25. She was born on September 17, 1924 in San Francisco. The only child of the late John & Emma Brock, she was raised in the Bay Area and moved to Manteca 27 years ago. In her early years, before staying home to care for her children, she worked a handful of assorted jobs, during WWII when she worked as a volunteer for the US Military pulling supplies to ship to the soldiers; while the tasks were simple but very urgent the volunteers rushed through the warehouse on roller skates. Margareth ...
Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years [nicknamed Swanee] moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years (nicknamed Swanee) moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Norman Jay Zwinge, 89, died Tuesday, December 29, at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 18, 1920 in Tracy. He was a lineman for PG&E for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter Linda Hudson.
Kevin Thomas Byrne, 39, died Wednesday, December 23. He was born on June 20, 1970 and was a resident of Manteca.
Frances Y. Dalton 65, entered into rest on Monday, December 14, in Manteca. She was born in Kansas on September 10, 1944 to the late Charley and Violet Caskey. She joins both parents in heaven and brother, Mark Caskey and a sister Frieda Axtell.
Ruth Shetterly Darlington passed away on December 25, at the age of 89. She lived in Manteca for the last six months. Prior to moving to Manteca, she lived in Atwater for fifty years.
Agnes Marie Fuller passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the age of 90. She was born October 25, 1919 in Spokane, Washington to the late J. H. P. & Imogene Gordon.
Beverly A. Lynd passed away in Manteca at the age of 77. She is survived by her partner of 35 years, Mary Ann Zornes; her two sisters, Berta Sharp and Brenda Stark; her four brothers, Bob Lynd, Tom Lynd, Ernie Lynd, and Richard Lynd; her granddaughter, Christina Whitney and her great-granddaughter, Clarice Whitney. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Peggy Short and Mary Lynd, her brother, James Lynd and her daughter Kathy Whitney.
Glen Everett Brown, M.D. was born in Kennett, Missouri on November 11, 1926 and died on April 20, 2015 in Ripon, CA. He was an only child and his family survived the Great Depression with entrepreneurial pluck. He and his family moved to California when he was ten years old. At 16, he enlisted in the Marines and was involved in some of the major Pacific Theater battles of WWII…Okinawa, Guam, Guadalcanal, Japan and China. He was part of the invading Marine regiment of Allied Forces that secured Yokohama Harbor for the surrender of the Imperial Navy of ...
Leslie Roy Camper was 41, born September 18, 1973 went to heaven April 13, 2015.
Olive Mae Schlinger, 99, entered into rest on April 15, 2015 in Manteca. She was born in Los Angeles, CA March 20, 1916 to Arthur and Harriet Johnston.
Cornelia Eggink Verver was called home to heaven by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 16, 2015, at the age of 86.
Loretta June Rybicki, 74, entered into rest on April 14, 2015 in Manteca. She was born in Madera, California, June 18, 1940, to Clyde and Evalee Smith.
On December 29, 2014, our Heavenly Father brought home his faithful child Mary Ellen Williams. She was born on April 17,1959 in Vallejo, CA. She spent the majority of her life here on earth in Manteca, CA, where she grew up. During her 55 years here she aspired to be a designer, succeeding in leaving her design forever imprinted on our hearts. A wonderfully unique, kindred,. God broke the mold kind of soul. Mary Ellen was a member of The Rainbow Girls, attended Golden West Elem., and East Union High School in Manteca. Known for her wildly entertaining ways ...
Calvin Clayton Proctor, Jr. passed away just after midnight, April 11, 2015, in Paradise, California. Born February 25, 1956, the oldest child of Cal Proctor Sr. and Delora Walker Proctor, Cal grew up in the bay area as he graduated from Amador High School. Cal worked in the roofing industry his entire adult life, following in his father's chosen occupation. He worked for several roofing wholesalers over the years, including Bryant, Allied, Summit and finally RSG Roofing, moving up the ladder from the yard to branch manager, successfully bidding and building corporate contract accounts and increasing business for his ...
Christy McCain went to heaven at the age of 65 in her home in Pismo Beach, Ca., after a courageous 8-year battle with breast cancer.
Lawrence Cervantes, 84, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Manteca CA. He was born September 5, 1930 in McCook Nebraska. He is preceded in death by his sister Victoria. He is survived by his wife Alice and his children, David, Carmen, Loreen (Rick) Ferreira, Alphonso (Patricia), Monica (Abraham) Rego. In addition he is surviving by his 5 siblings, Jesse, Raymond, Irene, Louis and Martin. He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Jerry was called to his heavenly home on Monday, March 30 at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto at the age of 65 after a brief struggle with brain cancer.
Robert O. Adams, 85, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Modesto California. He was born January 19, 1930 in Oakdale CA. Robert is survived by his son Alan (Stacie), daughter Susan (Ralph) McElvain, sister Eunice Frey, and 10 nieces and nephews.
Clyde Warren Percival, born on July 12, 1924, called home Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rose Wilson passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family at the age of 88, on April 5, 2015. She was born on June 8, 1926 in San Francisco, California. Her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Cundari immigrated to the United States from Southern Italy. She was incredibly proud of her Italian heritage. She was raised in Stockton, CA, where she attended Stockton High School. After losing both parents at a young age, she cared for her younger brother, Angelo, helping raise him as a young adult. Rose received a Presidential Certificate of Commendation from President Harry S. Truman for ...
John Lee Preyer II was born on March 10, 1954 in Montgomery, AL to the parents of John Lee and Rosie Nell Preyer. He was the first of two children. John was called (Johnny Kool) by friends and family starting at an early age, in Cleveland, OH where he attended St. Adalbert and Benedictine all boys school. John graduated high school from El Cerrito High in El Cerrito, CA. Here is where he met his soulmate Brenda Whiten.
Anita Jane Cassidy passed away peacefully on April 5, 2015. She was born on May 12, 1936 in Stockton, CA.