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Betty Lou (Buck) Miniaci
August 15, 1930-September 19, 2011
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BettyLou passed away at Bethany Home in Ripon on September 19, 2011 at the age of 81.  She was born in Santa Cruz and had been a resident of Ripon for the past 18 years. She was a long time member of  St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Manteca and had been employed as an office supervisor in the billing department of the San Joaquin County Mental Health services.  She enjoyed traveling, golfing, entertaining, playing bridge, and reading mystery novels.  Betty Lou is survived by her daughter Karen Jimene Miniaci of Long Beach and is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, James Miniaci.

A small, private interment will occur at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.  In loving memory please send donations to:  St. Paul’s United Methodist Church c/o Scholarship Fund, 910 E. North Ave., Manteca CA 95336; or to Bethany Home, 930 W. Main Street, Ripon CA 95366; or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.  Arrangements by Deegan Ripon Memorial Chapel; there is an online guestbook available for you to send your condolences and memories to her family, please visit our website at

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, September 24, 2011