Loretta sue Bidwell, 58, of Modesto, passed away April 7 at her residence. Loretta was a beautician for Sadie's Hair Salon for six years.
Phyllis Carlton, 76, went to be with the Lord on April 13, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on November 27, 1933 in Tacoma, Washington. She now joins her husband in heaven who has been waiting for her for 10 short months, the Rev. James Carlton. She was also preceded in death by her parents Claude and Willetta Frost and one sister Billie Tilson.
Micheal A. Moller-Fisher passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 17, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. Micheal was born on May 30, 1966 in Manteca, to Adrianus and Wilhelmina Vander Werff. Micheal was the youngest of 7 children. With the sudden passing of Adrianus, Wilhelmina married Max Moller. Max adopted Micheal on February 20, 1976. Micheal was raised in Manteca.
Nevin LeRoy Hawk died at the Manteca Care Home on April 12, 2010 at the age of 85. He was born on August 22, 1924 in Buhl, Idaho to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel and Lula Hawk.
Albert Anthony Mendonca, 86, entered into rest on April 8, 2010 in Rancho Cordova, California at the Mather Veterans Medical Center. He was born on January 14, 1924 in Oakland, California. He joins his wife Lillian in heaven as well as 4 brothers and sisters.
Roberta Marie Nunes, 77, died on Tuesday, April 13, at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. She was born on Nov. 21, 1932 in French Camp. She was a resident of Manteca for 10 years.
Genevieve V. Smith, 88, entered into rest on April 9, 2010 in Modesto, California. She was born on March 30, 1922 in New Bedford, Mass. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Raymond Smith and her two sons Donald Smith and Edward Smith as well as one brother Bill Brown and one grandchild Sissy Smith.
John O. McGrew passed away on April 8, 2010 at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. John was born on November 27, 1922 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. John has lived in Tracy of 63 years.
Peter Joseph Riley, 74, entered into rest on April 4, 2010 in Manteca, California. He was born on February 19, 1936 in Freeport, New York. He joins his grandson Sean Riley in heaven.
Maxine J. Murchison, 84, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2010 in Manteca. She was born on July 17, 1925 in Fresno, California. She was a residence of Manteca for 10 years and prior resident of Fresno and San Lorenzo. In heaven she joins her husband, the late Donald Murchison and her parents, the late Richard and Minnie Niceley, and seven sisters and two brothers.
Lawrence "Larry" Petrey, 63, passed away on Thursday April 8, in Stockton, Ca. He was born August 11, 1946 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his father Clarence Petrey.
Neva Louise Thomas passed away on Wednesday, April 7, at the age of 82. She is survived by her husband, James V. Thomas, to whom she was happily married for 63 years, and by their children, daughter, Jeanne and husband, Bob; son, Jim and wife, Carol, and son Joe and wife, Julie; and her sister, Leona Alkire and her brother, Jerry Hinton. Neva was also blessed with nine grandchildren, Jerri, Melissa, Jessica, John, David, Janette, Lisa, James and Joseph and two great-grandchildren, Jackie and Maddie.
Jason Matthew Davino, age 36, who passed away Monday, March 15, after a courageous, two-year battle with Stage IV Malignant Melanoma. Jason was born October 10, 1973, in Anaheim, CA to John James Jr. and Patricia Hope (Miller) Davino. Jason spent his childhood in both Northern and Southern California. He attended Golden West Elementary School, graduated from Manteca High and continued on to graduate from Woodruff Cosmetology in Stockton.
Joseph "Joe" Phifer JR., 87, entered into rest peacefully in his home on Tuesday, March 30, in French Camp. He was born on May 29, 1922 in Donnelly, Minnesota to the late Joseph and Ora Phifer. Joe joins his loving wife of 55 years, Lois Phifer, in heaven, as well as his parents and siblings; Helen Phifer, Jean Sherstead and brother-in-law's Carsten Sherstead and Clyde Caldart and sister-in-law Catherine Phifer.
Leona Anne Stricker, 93, entered into rest on April 8, 2010 in Manteca, Ca. She was born on June 20, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Leo and Clara Gniot. Leona joins her husband in heaven Harold C. Stricker.
Brenda Gayle Preyer, 61, entered into rest on March 15, 2015. She was born February 2, 1954 in Fairfield CA. Brenda is survived by her husband of 41 years John, her son Johnny and his wife Antoinette, son Michael and his wife Audea. Also her father Frank and six siblings; Marsha, Jeffrey, Wanda, Frank, Harold and Omar Whiten. In addition Brenda is survived by her 6 grandchildren whom she adored.
Evelyn Ann Angulo, 52, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family on March 27, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on May 3, 1962 in Compton, CA. In heaven she joins her father Arthur Franklin Thompson.
Elsie Silva, 82, entered into rest on April 1, 2015 in Hughson, CA. She was born on October 6, 1932 in Tracy to the late Manuel and Aldena Telles. She joins her parents in heaven, as well as her husband of 55 years, George Silva and her two brothers Manuel and Edward Telles.
The Wilverding family lost its patriarch Wednesday, April 1, 2015 when George F. Wilverding Sr. succumbed after a long brave battle with cancer. Born November 18, 1933, George grew up in Scranton, PA where he started his family before moving to Manteca in 1981. George had a unique personality that always kept his family and friends amused. He was a huge fan of golf, UFC, and Mike and Mike in the morning, and of course DA-BEARS! his main hobby was Tuesday night poker with the guys.
Angela "Pat" McGregor was born November 8, 1918 to Thomas and Marie (Grasso) Murphy in Berkeley, California, and passed from this life on March 11, 2015 in Manteca. She graduated from Berkeley High School and entered the work force as a clerk for the Southern Pacific Railroad, where she met the love of her life, James W. McGregor. She and Jim settled in Berkeley, where he was a Firefighter, and raised their four children, Patricia, Michael, Marie and Margaret. Pat was involved with all her children's activities and active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Berkeley Firefighters Association. Once ...
Evelyn Irene Webb, 95, passed away peacefully at home on April 1, 2015. She was born on March 5, 1920 in Tracy, California and spent her pre-school years in Pacific Grove where her father had a fishing business. Later, the family moved back to the Valley where her father became a dairy farmer in Manteca. She attended elementary and high school in Escalon and was a resident of Manteca for most of her life.
Jose Raul Alvarez Graciano, 81, entered into rest surrounded by his family on January 7, 2015 in Manteca. He was born in Mexico on November 14, 1933.
Melvin "Mike" Loureiro was born 93 years ago on July 7, 1921, on the property that he still lived on, until his death on March 28, 2015.