McKenzie Lee Hunt left the comfort of her mother's womb and entered into Heaven on Friday, May 15, 2009. An Angel in the book of life wrote down her date of birth, and then whispered as she closed the book, "Too beautiful for Earth."
Randy Lane Reese, 58, died Saturday, May 23, 2009 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Modesto. He was born on Dec. 17, 1950. He was a resident of Manteca for seven years. He was a sheet metal fabricator for 33 years at Lynx Enterprises in Tracy.
Anthony Lewis, 70, died on May 20, 2009 in a tragic auto accident. He was born on Jan. 19, 1939 to Anthony Lewis and Giuma Lopes. He attended school in Manteca and graduated from Manteca High School in 1956. He was on the wrestling team at Modesto Junior College and received a degree in agriculture from Fresno State University.
Jose "Jose Paz" Toste Coelho, 80, of Manteca, died May 18, 2009 in Manteca Care and Rehab in Manteca. He was born Feb. 16, 1929 in Sao Sebastiao Terceira, Azores.
Helen Suzan (Suzi) McTigue nee Owens, 56, died May 4, 2009 in Manteca. She was born March 24, 1953 in Fort Ord, Calif. Suzi and her family moved to Manteca in 1963. Suzi held first chair French Horn when she graduated from Manteca High School in 1971.
Frieda Heyd, age 80, a resident of Bosque Farms, NM, went home to be with our heavenly Father, on Saturday, May 16, 2009. She was born to Gus and Rosy Heyd.
Panula Papadogiannis, 93, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2009, in Manteca.
Henry Cass Parham died on May 16, 2009 in Camarillo, California, but the real story began in a farmhouse just outside Mt. Sylvan, Texas, on March 22, 1918.
After a brief illness, Pastor William H. "Bill" Anderson Sr. went to be with the Lord on May 9, 2009. He was 82 years old. Known as "Pastor Bill," he was born on March 16, 1927 in Wormlysburg, PA.
Ramon Gonzales, 67, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 12, 2009 with his loving family by his side. He was born January 24, 1942 in Mesa, AZ to the late Tony and Tomasa (Mendoza) Gonzales and has resided in Manteca for over 56 years.
Norma G. Farrow, 85, entered into rest on May 14, 2009 in Manteca, California. She was born on August 25, 1923 in McClain County, Oklahoma. She was a resident of Manteca for over 58 years.
Eucline "Rich" Richardson, age 74 of Linden, TX, passed away April 3, 2009 of brain cancer while at his home. Mr. Richardson was born Jan. 10, 1935 in Winfield, TX to James Franklin & Lillian Tinsley Richardson.
Ardell "Sy" Stonum, 90, entered into rest on May 12, 2009 in Modesto, California. He was born on August 18, 1918 in Clifford, Illinois. He was a resident of Manteca for over 37 years. He joins is wife of 54 years in heaven Eleanor Stonum.
Buford D. Seals, 82, entered into rest on May 11, 2009 in Stockton, California. He was born on January 5, 1927 in Coolidge Kansas to the late Mr. and Mrs. James and Anna Seals. He was a resident of Manteca since 1966. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Bessie Seals.
Gilbert Palomarez, 76, entered into rest on October 13, 2014 at his home in Manteca, CA,
Eleanor Hall died peacefully on the morning of October 13, 2014. She was born August 30, 1923 in Everett, Massachusetts to Italian immigrants Agostino and Irene Scenna. Eleanor was the eighth of eleven children. As an infant, she survived a house fire that took the lives of five of her siblings. She married World War II veteran Paul Hall in 1945, and they later moved to northern California where they raised three children.
Dora Sue Reif was born September 14, 1914 in Antlers, Oklahoma. She went to be with the Lord on October 1, 2014.
Betsy Poindexter, 91, entered into rest on October 10, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on July 4, 1923, in East Bend, North Carolina. In Heaven, she joins her loving husband, Charles, as well as her sister, Julia, and daughter-in-law Gail.
Frank E. Thomson, 66, entered into rest on October 11, 2014, in Manteca. He was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Ruth Thomson. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as his sister Barbara Kelley.
Rick passed away at his home unexpectedly on September 26, 2014. He was born in San Francisco and lived in Manteca for the majority of his life.
Ellio C. Rafanan Passed away unexpectedly at the age of 65, on October 8, 2014, in Manteca, California. Ellio was born on November 2, 1948, in Sacramento, California, to Eulalio and Juanita Rafanan.
Thurman Brown otherwise known as T.C. to all those who knew and loved him passed away on October 3, 2014.
Bernadette Caravalho,63, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Stockton after a long illness. She was born in Honolulu, HI on December 5, 1950 to George and Lucy Gomes.
Janice Jean Hoffman, 59, passed away at her home on October 4, 2014.
She was a life long resident of Manteca, born near Caruthers, CA, to parents Joseph and Ann Crampton. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her loving husband, Frank Garcia Jr. She is survived by her sister, Cinna Costa of Valley Springs, daughters, Patti Lindemann of Lodi, CA, and Debbie (Rich) Haas of Manteca, grandson, Steven (Jamie) Festa, and great-granddaughter, Alana of Ceres, CA, godson, Dennis (Pam) Garcia of Stockton, and many nieces and nephews.
Mary was born on July 18, 1930 to George and Isabel Silva in Tracy, CA. She was a lifelong Tracy resident. She passed away on October 2, 2014 at the age of 84.
Mary DiMaggio, 70, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, in Palo Alto, at Stanford Hospital. She was born on April 20, 1944, in Kansas to the late William and Audrey Tenhaeff.
Juanita Garibay came to the end of her life's journey on October 3rd, 2014. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Art Garibay and son Arthur. She is survived by her life's work and her loving family; daughter, Gloria Quesada, Manteca. son, Maurice Garibay, Hayward, daughter Mona Garibay (Ellen Padilla), Hayward, daughter Arlene Cuddy-Garibay (Steve Cuddy) Manteca, son Victor Garibay (Becky) Manteca, thirteen (13) grandchildren, ten (10) great-grandchildren, as well as the extended Villa, Garibay, and Perez families.
Dolores "Dee" Sanchez Marsh entered into eternal rest on October 1st, 2014. She was born in San Fancisco in1935 and raised in Redwood City.