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Connie Meintasis
July 29, 1933-August 21, 2020
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Connie Meintasis, age 87, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in French Camp, CA on July 29, 1933 to L.D. and Verna Button.  Connie joins Nick, her husband of 59 years who died in 2012 ,in heaven.
   She is survived by their children, Xanthe Locke and husband Tom, John Meintasis, Susan Larson and husband Steve, and Nicole Limon, grandchildren, Brandy Morris (Duane), Mark Hegarty (Stephanie), Nick Meintasis, Kim Gaston, Crystal Tanaka (Ryan), Brianna Dunigan (Steve), and Tim Larson (Tarah), as well as 18 great-grandchilren and is preceded in death by her great-grandaughter Ashleigh.  She also is preceded in death by her brother Jim Button.
   Connie graduated from Manteca High in 1951 and MJC in 1953.  In 1970, Connie and husband Nick purchased the building on North and Main Street and operated Manteca True Value Hardware until their retirement in 2001.  Since 1965, Connie has been a highly active and productive member of Manteca Soroptimist and has served all offices including president 1972-1973.  She served Soroptimist Salvation Army food voucher program for 7 years from 1974-1981.  Connie also co-chaired The Manteca Fourth of July parade committee from 1985-1987.  She volunteered her services to the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca, becoming one of the first officers of the club in 1980.  She served as president from 1985-1986 and has remained on foundation board since 1987 until her passing.  She has been very dedicated to make a better place for our youth and every member of the community.  Connie was proud to have been chosen to serve on the San Joaquin County Grand Jury from 1981-1982.  Our mom loved her family very much.  She never missed a birthday, school activity or event for each and every one of her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.  Connie was a mentor to many.  She enjoyed traveling with her family and friends.  She will be greatly missed by everyone.  
   Her smile, laughter, and presence will forever be in our hearts.  Private services have been held.  Remembrances can be made to Manteca Boys & Girls Club, Manteca Historical Society, Soroptimist Memorial Fund, or San Joaquin County Hospice.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Saturday, October 3, 2020