On December 29, 2014, our Heavenly Father brought home his faithful child Mary Ellen Williams. She was born on April 17,1959 in Vallejo, CA. She spent the majority of her life here on earth in Manteca, CA, where she grew up. During her 55 years here she aspired to be a designer, succeeding in leaving her design forever imprinted on our hearts. A wonderfully unique, kindred,. God broke the mold kind of soul. Mary Ellen was a member of The Rainbow Girls, attended Golden West Elem., and East Union High School in Manteca. Known for her wildly entertaining ways ...
Calvin Clayton Proctor, Jr. passed away just after midnight, April 11, 2015, in Paradise, California. Born February 25, 1956, the oldest child of Cal Proctor Sr. and Delora Walker Proctor, Cal grew up in the bay area as he graduated from Amador High School. Cal worked in the roofing industry his entire adult life, following in his father's chosen occupation. He worked for several roofing wholesalers over the years, including Bryant, Allied, Summit and finally RSG Roofing, moving up the ladder from the yard to branch manager, successfully bidding and building corporate contract accounts and increasing business for his ...
Lawrence Cervantes, 84, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Manteca CA. He was born September 5, 1930 in McCook Nebraska. He is preceded in death by his sister Victoria. He is survived by his wife Alice and his children, David, Carmen, Loreen (Rick) Ferreira, Alphonso (Patricia), Monica (Abraham) Rego. In addition he is surviving by his 5 siblings, Jesse, Raymond, Irene, Louis and Martin. He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Robert O. Adams, 85, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Modesto California. He was born January 19, 1930 in Oakdale CA. Robert is survived by his son Alan (Stacie), daughter Susan (Ralph) McElvain, sister Eunice Frey, and 10 nieces and nephews.
Rose Wilson passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family at the age of 88, on April 5, 2015. She was born on June 8, 1926 in San Francisco, California. Her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Cundari immigrated to the United States from Southern Italy. She was incredibly proud of her Italian heritage. She was raised in Stockton, CA, where she attended Stockton High School. After losing both parents at a young age, she cared for her younger brother, Angelo, helping raise him as a young adult. Rose received a Presidential Certificate of Commendation from President Harry S. Truman for ...
John Lee Preyer II was born on March 10, 1954 in Montgomery, AL to the parents of John Lee and Rosie Nell Preyer. He was the first of two children. John was called (Johnny Kool) by friends and family starting at an early age, in Cleveland, OH where he attended St. Adalbert and Benedictine all boys school. John graduated high school from El Cerrito High in El Cerrito, CA. Here is where he met his soulmate Brenda Whiten.
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.