Tommy (Tom) Holloway, 62, of Manteca, CA, entered into rest May 5, 2014, at his home surrounded by friends and loved ones.
Donna E. Wolf, 67, entered into rest on May 3, 2014, in Manteca, Ca. She was born in Portland, Oregon on January 25, 1947. She has been a resident of Manteca for more than 17 years.
Maxine Ilene Nielsen, 88, entered into rest on May 7, 2014, in French Camp, Ca. She was born on Aug. 3, 1925, to Alonzo and Elizabeth Waggener in Counsel Bluff, Iowa. In heaven she joins her parents, her husband, Ira Wallace Nielsen, many siblings and her adored granddaughter Natallia Layla Nielsen.
Emily Santos passed away peacefully on May 6, 2014, in Brentwood, California, at the age of 87. Emily was born on November 3, 1926, at her home in Roberts Island, Stockton, California, to Antonio and Mariana Ferreira. She is preceded in death by her husband of over 40 years, Nelson Santos.
George was born in Chicago on June 11, 1924 and passed away in Sacramento, on April 20, 2014. His family moved to California in 1939 and he went to Manteca High School. He was a talented musician. He found his passion for music as a teenager playing clarinet and saxophone.
On May 7, 2014 Paul E. Hallett left this life to be with our Lord. Paul was born on July 4, 1939 in Modesto to Julion and Alice Hallett of Manteca.
Roland Morgan, age 85, entered into rest on May 4, 2014, in Stockton. He was born on April 24, 1929, in Casa, Arkansas to the late Arthur and Augustine Morgan. Roland is also preceded in death by his sister, Mary Beth Morrison. He was a resident of Manteca for 20 years and previous to that a resident of North Dakota.
Jimmie Anthony Pugh, 76, a much- loved and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather. Jimmie Pugh of Manteca, CA, entered to rest peacefully Thursday, May 1, 2014. Under the loving care of Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson CA.
Jose Pimentel Albano, Sr., beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather went home to his Maker on Sunday, April 27, 2014 surrounded by his loving immediate and extended family.
Victoria Lee Smith (Miss Vickie) 62 of Modesto, CA, was taken by the Lord on April 19, 2014, at Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Tracy CA, July 21, 1951. She was a hairstylist for 40 years. She was an active member of Big Valley Grace church in Modesto. Vickie lived life to its fullest, she loved family get togethers, bowling, rafting, karaoke, and making people laugh. Vickie is survived by her son Greg O'Valle of Tracy, CA. and her sister Darlene Horner of Santa Cruz, CA.
Elvira "Ruth" Espinoza, age 60, entered into eternal rest on April 22, 2014, in Baltimore, MD, of an acute lung infection. Born in San Mateo, CA to the late Jose and Ruth Espinoza, she is now reunited in heaven with her parents and her adored sister, Angelina Espinoza.
Wan Jee, 92, entered into eternal rest on April 27, 2014, in Elk Grove, CA. He was born on October 19, 1921, in Canton, China. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Concha Jee.
Marshall Lehr, 76, entered into rest on April 28, 2014, in Manteca, CA. He was born on September 24, 1937, in Texas, to the late Paul Lehr and Nellie Thomas. He joins his parents as well as his sister Dorothy Erwin, in heaven.
Otis Dickson, 80, entered into the arms of his Savoir on April 24, 2014, in Manteca, CA. He was born on March 3, 1934 to the late George and Georgie Dickson. He joins his beloved wife of 58 years, Bonnie Dickson, in heaven. She passed away in February. He is also preceded in death by his parents and siblings Buddy Dickson, Martha Severson, Ollie Goding, Lillian Dickson, and Ruth Nascimento.
Catherine V. Palisi, 88, entered into rest on April 26, 2014 in Manteca. She was born an only child to Antonino & Giovanna Palisi on August 19, 1925 in Italy.
Velma Theresa VanDerostyne passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on July 16, 2014.
Linda Lou Friggle, age 70, entered into rest on May 28, 2014 in Manteca. She was born on April 29, 1944 in Red Oak, Oklahoma to the late William and Myrtle Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Friggle.
Jerry "Catfish" Hedlund, age 71, entered into rest on July 5, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on January 17, 1942, in Grass Valley, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia. Jerry was a resident of Manteca for the past 43 years.
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.