Quincy E. Cargile Jr., 89, went home to be with his Lord on Dec. 29 in Manteca. He was born to the late Quincy & Rose Cargile Sr. on June 13, 1919. He had been a Manteca resident for over 62 years.
Shelby Ray Cloud was born Aug. 14, 1940 in Arkansas. He passed away on Dec. 29 at 3:43 p.m. at home with his family in Manteca at age 68.
Robert john "Bob" Chimpky passed away in Ripon on New Year's Eve. Born on May 5, 1934, he resided in Stockton for 13 years and was previously from the Bay Area.
Lucille E. Jump, 87, passed away Jan. 1 at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
Reba Jo Kinnison, 84, passed away on Christmas day at New Hope Care Center in Tracy where she had lived with her sister, the late Trena Kelley, for the past four years.
Peter Ramirez Sr., age 82, entered into rest on Dec. 15 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family in Lathrop.
Carlene Opal Graves, 79, passed peacefully away with her family by her side on Dec. 22 in Manteca. She was born Jan. 13, 1929 in Warren, Arkansas, to the late Carl and Audra Jeffers.
Arthur R. Sanchez was taken back to heaven after 80 years of life. He is remembered by his family and friends as a strong, caring and loving husband, father and man of God. He will be missed by all, but he was ready to return to the arms of our Lord, Jesus Christ. His life is being celebrated by his wife, Genevieve Sanchez, his children, Teresa McFetridge, Michael and Mari Sanchez and Laura and Bruce Gesek. He has 8 grandchildren: Kenneth McFetridge, Alexis Sanchez, Cory Sanchez, Caleb Gesek, Daniel Gesek, Sarah Gesek, Bryan Sanchez and Elizabeth Gesek.
Tony M. Azevedo of Ripon, age 93, passed away Dec. 21.
Ronald Jackson Chancellor, 45, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 18, at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital following a chronic illness. He met his end surrounded by those he loved and were blessed to have shared in his life.
Our beloved daughter, sister, Godmother, aunt, wife, and best friend Robin Christine (Ward) Boyles passed on Friday, Dec. 12, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Stockton.
In the evening of Dec. 30, 2008, Henry (Hank) DeJong left his earthly home - 86 years and two days after he was born and seven months and ten days after the death of Ruth, his dear wife of 65 years.
Marjorie E. Ekstrom, 87, of the Manteca and Lathrop areas for over 80 years, entered into rest on Dec. 26, in Lathrop.
Orion T. Myers, 89, entered into rest on Dec. 30 in Modesto.
Mary Seelye, 89, entered into rest on Dec. 31 in Manteca. She was born on May 12, 1919 in Holly, Colorado to Mr. and Mrs. Adam and Eve Behm. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Preston Seelye and 11 brothers and sisters.
Tracy Elizabeth Cortez, 48, was granted her wings on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Raymond Daniel (Dan) Shanahan passed away peacefully with family by his side, on July 20th, 2014, at age 75. Dan was one of six children born in Salina, Kansas, on October 6, 1938. Dan is survived by his beloved wife Amy Shanahan and five children, Kimala Ballard (Gary), William Shull (Chris), Kari Archer (Mark), Lisa Stevenson (Jackie), and John Stevenson (Karen). Dan also leaves behind his sister Mary Wessling and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Frederick "Fred" Perez, age 70, passed away at home on July 13, 2014 in Manteca. Fred was born on October 17, 1943 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was a resident of Manteca for the past 31 years.
Presiliano "Pechie" Martinez Espinoza, age 78, entered into eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on July 18, 2014 in Manteca. He was born to the late Saturnino and Soledad Espinoza in Guadalupe, California.
Jimmy (Doc) Sevedge, 59, entered into rest on June 22, in North Adams, MA.