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Delphine Del Severns
Dec. 2, 1935 July 21, 2009
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Delphine went home to be with her Lord, Tuesday July 21 at Vintage Faire Rehabilitation care center in Modesto, at the age of 73.  Delphine was born in Pasadena CA; she moved to Modesto in 1981, then to Ripon in 1998.  Delphine was loved by many; especially her family, friends and her two cats “Tuffy” & “Gabby”.  She adored her 10 great grandchildren who only knew her as “Granny”.  Her favorite hobby was collecting cats and going to garage sales.  She was a CNA, Home Care Provider in Modesto for many years along with her co-worker & best friend Ena Turner.  Delphine loved taking care of the elderly.

She is survived in death by her daughter Gail & her husband Greg Gallup of Ripon and her son Roland “Sonny” Carter of Fullerton; seven grandchildren Gregory Gallup of Ripon, Gina Gallup & (Matthew Viviano) of Lodi, Garrett Gallup of Ripon, Ginger & (Shad) Parrish of Ripon, Corey Carter of San Dimas, Crystal Carter of La Verne and Kelly Carter of Huntington Beach; and ten great grandchildren Marcus, Victoria, Jesse, Anthony, Kyoji, Aliyah, Hunter, Xavier, Madelyn and Hayden.  Delphine was preceded in death by two sons; Dwayne Carter & Rodney Carter.

Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, at Deegan Ripon Memorial Chapel, 111 South Palm Avenue in Ripon. Online guestbook available at
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Friday, July 24, 2009