Paul Edward Hatch, 61, of Manteca much loved and loving husband and father passed away peacefully on December 14, 2013 at home following a short illness.
At his bedside were his wife of 42 years Darlene Hatch, daughter; Jessica Hatch, granddaughter; Aleesha Sanchez and life long friend Michael Goodney.
Paul was born May 12, 1952 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Paul grew up in Livermore, California and graduated from Del Valle High School. After graduating from high school in 1971 he married his high school sweetheart. Paul entered military service in 1972 and served with pride on board the USS Kitty Hawk until 1976.
After being honorably discharged from the Navy Paul worked, at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory until his retirement in 2007.
Paul is preceded in death by his father Roland Hatch, mother Gertrude Governor, and his brothers: John and Mark Hatch.
Paul leaves behind his wife Darlene Hatch of Manteca, CA, daughter; Jessica of New Mexico, and son Jason of Nevada. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Aleesha Sanchez of New Mexico, Jason Hatch Jr. and Natalia Hatch of Nevada, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Paul was an avid golfer and enjoyed many years as a member of the Tracy Golf and Country Club.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, December 31, 2013