Carl was born on February 14, 1928 in Parlier, CA, raised by his Grandma and Grandpa Reece on a dairy farm in Escalon, CA. Carl was the loving husband to Patricia S. Reece, father to sons Ronald Reece and Albert Reece of Stockton, CA, and the late Deborah Sue Brooks, grandfather to Albert Reece Jr., Suzanna (Richard) Valles, Stephanie Reece, Ronnie Reece Jr., all of Stockton, CA, Zach (Mari) Brooks of Glendora, CA, and Scott (Eri) Brooks of Tottori, Japan, and great-grandfather to six wonderful great-grandchildren.
Dad has passed on to an everlasting peace. May God deliver him with the surroundings of our mother Jessie, and his angels, to the gates of Heaven.
Rosella Lucille Baker, 84, passed away peacefully at home in Manteca on October 11th, 2013, held in the loving arms of her youngest son, John. She was tenderly cared for by her husband and daughter, Vicki, on a daily basis.
Peacefully ascended into Heaven on Friday, Sept. 27. Devoted husband of Eloise, loving father of Don (Anita) and Bill (Heather), loving brother of Dorrie, stepfather of Claire (Rob), Dan (Virginia) and Debbie (George), trusted friend of first wife Mary Louise, uncle of Bob, Steve, Sally and Scott, grandfather of Jonathan, Jillian, Adam, Heather, Aaron, Daniel, Ryan, Abbe, Jeffrey, Nicole, Cara, Michael and Jonathan, great grandfather of Madison and Olivia, Godfather of Austin. Preceded in death by parents Ursil and Dorothy, son Francis and daughter-in-law Cheryl.
Rodney was born on July 7, 1972 and joined the Lord on October 18, 2013. Rodney was the son of Rodney H. Erich and Joetta G. Welton, Erich, Lindermyer.
Russell James 'Russ' Acquistapace, 49, of Las Vegas, NV passed away October 14, 2013, surrounded by his close and loving family. He was born May 16, 1964, in Manteca, Calif., and was a Las Vegas resident of almost 30 years. He served six years in the U.S. Air Force and was an aircraft maintenance technician with American Airlines. Russell had a great love for hot rods and restorations, as well as photography. He was a truly devoted, generous and beloved son, brother and father.
Helen Louise Watson passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at The Commons at Union Ranch in Manteca at the age of 89. She was born in Beaman, Mo on Aug. 10, 1924, to the late Noah and Amanda (Lane) Lee. Helen is survived by her daughters: Patricia Bridgeman and her husband, John of Los Gatos, Calif., Carol Whaley and her husband, Sean of Carson City, Calif.; sons, B.J. Watson and his wife, Elizabeth of Ripon, Calif., and Ken Watson of Manteca, Calif.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Friends are invited to attend a visitation, Thursday, Oct. 24 ...
Diana passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in Alameda.
Rebecca Gonzales, 59, entered into rest on October 12, 2013 in Manteca, CA. She was born on September 17, 1954 in Sonora, CA. She joins her father, Raymond Esparza, brother, Stephen Esparza and her son, Robert Gonzales.
Nolan "Smokey" Elliottt, 81, entered into rest on October 1, 2013, at his home in Lathrop. He is preceded in death by his parents, the late Nile and Agnes Elliott, lifelong residents of Lathrop, and his four siblings.
Richard (Dick) Swift, age 81 entered into rest on October 11th 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Oakland, CA on January 24th, 1932. He moved to Manteca before the age of 1 where he had resided for over 80 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy Swift, Minnie Jensen and step father Oscar Jensen, as well as brothers Milton Huth and Clyde Huth.
Norman Gould a long time Resident and Business Leader of Manteca passed from this life to the next on October 10, 2013.
Alice Leandro, 83, entered into rest on October 13, 2013, in Manteca, CA. She was born on June 30, 1930, in Santa Monica, CA. She joins her husband, Joseph Leandro (married 60 years) as ell as her brothers Clifford & Morris Brace in heaven.
Jerry Woolf, age 53, entered into rest on Friday, October 11, 2013 in French Camp, CA. He was born June 4, 1960 in Modesto, CA. He is preceded in death by his parents, the Late Jerry and Joanne Woolf.
Sheila Valim, age 51, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2013 surrounded by her devoted husband of 25 years, Jorge and her loving family, after her courageous battle with cancer.
Janet Marie Teicheira passed away suddenly in her home at the age of 63. She was a generous, kind, giving, spiritual woman that was loved by everyone who knew her. Her smile and laugh were contagious and will be missed by many. Janet graduated from Manteca High in 1968 and received her AA Degree from Delta College in 1970. She worked in Manteca at Honey's Appliance Store and Jersey Crown Dairy before she settled at Foster Farms in Modesto. She retired after 26 years to spend more time with her family. She survived by her mother Mabel Teicheira of ...
James Neal Goodman, born December 1, 1926, in Seminol, Oklahoma, went to be with the Lord February 9, 2014.
Ellen (Brennan) McGuiness, 93, beloved wife of the late Edward W. McGuiness, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 7, 2014, after a period of declining health.
Robert has joined his family in heaven leaving behind; father, Robert, mother, Cathy, stepmother, Claudia, stepfather , David, ssters, Angelica and Anamarie, nephews, Christopher, Andrew, Laney, Donye, nieces, Aunika and Gabriela and
Mary L. Paulo, 88, entered into rest January 23, 2014 in Manteca. She was born on January 3, 1926. Mary was a former resident of Santa Rosa, California.
Timothy T. Heskett, 60, entered into rest on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 26, 1953 in Stockton, CA.
Porfirio J. Castillo entered into eternal rest among the angels Sunday, February 2, 2014 while surrounded by loved ones. Porfirio, better known as Bill was born on September 15 1925. In heaven he joins his parents, Porfirio Castillo and Lupe Castillo, siblings Antoinette Berry, Grace Castillo, Margaret Castillo, Julian Castillo and his precious daughter Constance Stavros and son in law Frank Mozzetti.
Vern Archer, 44, was welcomed by his father, Herman Archer, in heaven January 29, 2014 in San Francisco. He was born on January 17, 1970 in Livermore, California.
Julio Strazi passed away January 29, 2014 at the age of 85. He was born in Greenville, MS on April 18, 1928. He was raised in Lodi and graduated from Lodi High. After high school he served in the National Guard for eight years. He lived most of his life in Manteca and worked as an auto technician for Knapp Ford. He had a passion for fishing, car racing and gardening.
Born in Cortland, NY, on June 22, 1957, Jay Charles Hoag went to be with the Lord on February 3, 2014. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, son and uncle. He is survived by his wife, Becky Hoag and stepson, Andrew Bartlett, his children, Finlay Hoag, Neil (Markail) Hoag, Daniel (Lauren) Hoag, Casey Hoag and their mother, Connie Hoag. His parents are Chuck and Ann Hoag, and siblings are Jill (Bud) Schemper, and Jett (Lisa) Hoag.
A Native of Stockton California, Donald Eric Holmes, was called home by our Lord suddenly on Monday, January 27, 2014. Born in 1933, Don, as he was known to his family and friends, was a 54 year resident of Manteca. He is survived by his wife of 60 years; Bobbie Jean (Little) Holmes, daughters; Victoria Holmes, husband Richard, Rebecca De Groot, husband Albert, Sheree' Mae Holmes, and sisters; Jeanette Wright, Marjorie Dempsey, and Judith Holmes.
Dale Lee Bonds passed away on Jan. 29th after a long illness. He was 78 years old. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Geneva Bonds; his son Derrel Bonds of Atwater; his daughter Ronda Frampton of Indiana; his daughter Leanna Scott of Manteca; his son Dan Bonds of Manteca his daughter Luchelle Sartain of Manteca; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Cemetery service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 4th, at 1p.m. at Gridley Biggs Cemetery in Gridley, Calif.
Sean Quinn passed away after a long illness on January 6, 2014 in Bangor, ME. Longtime resident of Manteca and graduated from Manteca High School in 1985.
James Leslie Benedict passed away December 11, 2013 at the age of 61, due to complications from a stroke. He was born to Ivan and Donna Benedict, April 27, 1952 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was raised in San Mateo, CA and graduated from Hillsdale High School. He lived at Camilla Gardens in Manteca for nearly 20 years. Jim was a talented photographer who loved animals. He also greatly enjoyed working with his hands and building models.
Bonnie Daniel, age 88, was born and raised in south eastern Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Lee Vinson and Ruthie Bass Vinson.