Mary died suddenly in her Stockton home on May 23, 2014, with her daughter, Christine at her side. Mary was born in Manteca on Dec. 26, 1927, to Cristina and Frank Marchitelli at the Manteca Hospital on Lincoln Street. A graduate of MUHS class of '45 and Humphrey's Business School in Stockton, she began her over 50 year career as a legal secretary with the firm of Neumiller, Dietz, Beardslee, & Shepherd at the age of 19. She worked with Dudley W. Shepherd until his career ended, then on to the other offices, ending with that of Irving M. Corren ...
Joan Mistlin, 92, of Ripon, CA passed away peacefully on May 31, 2014, in the loving care of Bethany Home, surrounded by most of her family. She was born on December 13, 1921 in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Wilma and Herbert Hildebrandt. She grew up in Normal, Illinois. During the war she worked on the Manhattan Project and then joined the U.S. Marines, serving as an aviation mechanic from 1943 to 1945.
Betti Fitzwater, 60, entered into rest May 29, 2014 Modesto, California. She was born the oldest of 18 children on April 14, 1954 in Arizona.
Margaret "Toddy" Smith, age 80, entered into rest on May 29, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on July 6, 1933, in Cascade, Iowa to the late Henry and Margaret Menster. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Bob Fisher, two brothers and two sisters.
Richard Joseph Rose, 59, of Manteca passed away Thursday, May 22, at his residence in Manteca with his loving family at his side.
Katie Ruth (Guillermo) Sieber, 85, entered into rest on Thursday, May 8, 2014. She was born on March 27, 1929, in Yukon, Oklahoma. Katie was a resident of the Manteca/ Lathrop area for over 70 years.
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.
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.
Chris Peters, 88 of Manteca, California entered into rest on June 4, 2014.