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.
Victoria Lee Smith (Miss Vickie) 62 of Modesto, CA, was taken by the Lord on April 19, 2014, at Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Tracy CA, July 21, 1951. She was a hairstylist for 40 years. She was an active member of Big Valley Grace church in Modesto. Vickie lived life to its fullest, she loved family get togethers, bowling, rafting, karaoke, and making people laugh. Vickie is survived by her son Greg O'Valle of Tracy, CA. and her sister Darlene Horner of Santa Cruz, CA.
Elvira "Ruth" Espinoza, age 60, entered into eternal rest on April 22, 2014, in Baltimore, MD, of an acute lung infection. Born in San Mateo, CA to the late Jose and Ruth Espinoza, she is now reunited in heaven with her parents and her adored sister, Angelina Espinoza.
Wan Jee, 92, entered into eternal rest on April 27, 2014, in Elk Grove, CA. He was born on October 19, 1921, in Canton, China. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Concha Jee.
Marshall Lehr, 76, entered into rest on April 28, 2014, in Manteca, CA. He was born on September 24, 1937, in Texas, to the late Paul Lehr and Nellie Thomas. He joins his parents as well as his sister Dorothy Erwin, in heaven.
Otis Dickson, 80, entered into the arms of his Savoir on April 24, 2014, in Manteca, CA. He was born on March 3, 1934 to the late George and Georgie Dickson. He joins his beloved wife of 58 years, Bonnie Dickson, in heaven. She passed away in February. He is also preceded in death by his parents and siblings Buddy Dickson, Martha Severson, Ollie Goding, Lillian Dickson, and Ruth Nascimento.
Catherine V. Palisi, 88, entered into rest on April 26, 2014 in Manteca. She was born an only child to Antonino & Giovanna Palisi on August 19, 1925 in Italy.
Vivian Gulart, passed away on April 23 after a very short illness.
Wanda Gayle Johnson, 63, of Manteca, passed away April 20, 2014, in Hughson, after a long illness. She was born to Orbie and Phyllis Taylor on March 1, 1951. Wanda was born and raised in Alameda, CA. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her brother Stephen Taylor.
Robert D. Collins, aka Bobby, age 62, passed away at his home in Escalon, CA, with his family and friends by his side, after battling a long illness.
Linda Cagle, 53, entered in to eternal rest surrounded by her loving family on April 22, 2014 in Modesto, CA. She was born in Duisburg, Germany on July 10, 1960 to Hurchel and Ilse Melton. Linda leaves behind many broken hearts including those of her parents, her loving husband of 24 years, Jim Cagle of Modesto; stepson James Cagle, her only sister, Brenda Melton-Duran and husband Mike of Manteca, her adored nieces, Lindsey Palm-Dyson (James) of Oakdale, Ashley Palm of Santa Rosa and nephew Randy Duran. As well as step granddaughter, Alison Marie Cagle and great-nephew Andrew Dyson.
Leona Rapier, 70, entered into rest in March 2014. She was born March 15, 1944, in Delano, Ca. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony Leandro, and parents, Ira and Florene Rapier. She is survived by her sister Violet Lewis of Sacramento, Ca.
Ruby (Dollie) L. Scott entered in to eternal rest April 18, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on May 19, 1924, in Texas, to Arthur and Eula Lenox. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years William, her sons Jackie, Rodney, & her grandson Michael.
Zachariah P. Gomez, 14, entered into rest on April 19, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on September 10, 1999, in Moreno County.
Denise Couvrette Thompson, a native of Montreal (Verdun), Quebec, Canada, passed away at home in Manteca, California on June 25, 2014. Denise is survived by five children, Robert (Bobby) Thompson, Norman Thompson, Louise Braden, Diane La Valley, and Patrick Thompson and eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
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.