Josefina M. Carranza (Mama-Fina) was called to be with our Lord on Dec. 13, 2009 in San Francisco and reunited with her two beloved sons, Javier (Harvey) and Jose (Chepo) Carranza in the walk of eternal life.
Richard "Dick" Albert Brown, 74, passed away Dec. 10 at Emanuel Medical Center. He was born January 1935 to Raymond and Hallie (Nutcher) Brown in Turlock. He was raised in Escalon and later in Hughson. After he attended Modesto Junior College, he served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. Mr. Brown worked as a salesman for KTUR radio station in Turlock before becoming a police officer for the Modesto Police Department.
Perry Allen Raleigh was born at Emanuel Hospital on April 28, 1935, and raised at 1401 East Ave. in Turlock. He attended Turlock High School and graduated in 1953. He was married to Marie Duhm on July 10, 1955. On Nov. 20, 1956, he joined the United States Air Force. His service took him and his family all over the United States and Europe. He was decorated for his outstanding professional skills, knowledge and leadership along his journey to the rank of Master Sergeant. He retired from the Air Force on Aug. 31, 1977, after a distinguished career in the ...
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Frances Anderson, 82, of Modesto, passed away at her home on Saturday, Dec. 12. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Allen Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 18 at Four Seasons Christian Fellowship, 216 Columbia St.
Filomena "Medeira" C. Da Rocha, 85, of Modesto, died Dec. 12 at Alexander Cohen Hospice in Hughson. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 16 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 W. Main St. in Turlock. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Ave. in Turlock.
Bill Katakis, 80, of Turlock, passed away on Dec. 13. Trisagion services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at Salas Brothers Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Modesto.
Richard "Dick" Albert Brown, 74, passed away Thursday at Emanuel Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 at Monte Vista Chapel. A private graveside service will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
Emma Maria Smith, 97, of Turlock, has gone home to be with her Lord. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13 at Allen Mortuary. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, also at Allen Mortuary.
Maria Nunes, 86, of Turlock, died Dec. 8 in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13 and from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main St. in Turlock. A vigil and rosary will be held at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14 at Our Lady of Assumption, followed by burial at Turlock Memorial Park.
Gilbert Garcia, 65, of Ceres, passed away at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto on Dec. 9. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14 at Allen Mortuary. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hughson, followed by burial at Ceres Memorial Park.
Bakous "Baba" Vartan Chamaki passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 9 in Turlock. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at St. Thomas Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church in Turlock. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Viewing for Jim Bowen, 66, of Turlock, will be held from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Allen Mortuary. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Turlock.
Jesse Richard Clay, an Atwater resident, passed away on Nov. 29 at 51 years of age. A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the home of Alicia and Jason Clay, 6108 Lea Ct. in Winton.
Sharon Shorr, 64, of Atwater, passed away Dec. 3 with her family at her side. A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 12 at Hilmar Country Club Estates Club House, 19667 American Ave., Hilmar.
Gladys Sylvia Rodrick, 82 of Patterson passed away Sunday, June 28th at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
Billy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Harvey and Lillian Mills and passed away after a sudden illness at the age of 86. He was the second of three children. His family settled in Hughson and Billy graduated from Hughson High School and excelled in basketball and baseball. He also attended MJC and then went on to proudly serve in the Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. Billy was a Medical Technician with the 121st Evac Hospital. He was awarded with a Korean Service Medal with three bronze service stars, a United Nations Service Medal and ...
John Walter Guy, Jr., 90, was born in Turlock to Mabel and John Guy, Sr. John's father was mayor of Turlock from 1930-35 and owner of Guy Funeral Home.
Leonard Mendonca, 80, of Turlock passed away suddenly at home on June 24, 2015. Leonard was born to Caetano and Adeline Mendonca in Modesto, Ca. He attended Roselawn School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1951. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician and was the DJ on board the destroyer U.S.S. McKean. He loved music, HAM Radio, dancing, and sports. He was an outstanding fast-pitch softball pitcher, an avid Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, and Golden State Warriors fan. He was very proud to have a son and grandson both ...
Helen C. Smith, age 97, of Hughson, California passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Samaritan Village. She was born November 8, 1917 in Jamestown, Rhode Island to Daniel and Margaret Murray. She graduated High School from Newport High School in Rhode Island before receiving her Bachelors Degree. She married Irving E. Smith November 9, 1942 in New York City. She was a Pediatric Nurse for 35 years. They lived in New York City, Long Island, and San Diego before settling in Hughson twelve years ago. Helen enjoyed golfing, ballroom dancing, and bridge.
Elyn Jean Gregg, our beautiful mom, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the amazing age of 99. Mom was born in September of 1915 in Oakland, Nebraska, the 3rd of 5 children born to John and Ebba Nelson. The Nelson family moved to California in 1923 and after living in Denair and Delhi, they moved to the family farm in Hughson.
Heaven gained a beautiful angel when Judy, a Porterville resident for many years, joined their celestial choir on June 6, 2015 after a short illness. She was 74.
Desirae Crittenden,19, passed away in Northridge, CA on June 21, 2015. She was born on 08/08/95 in Turlock, CA. She grew up in Merced,CA and graduated from Merced High in 2013. She attended CSU Northridge and was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Desirae was loved by many and left an impact on many people's lives. Her love for EDM, country and Tupac music was out of this world. She loved dancing and going to raves. She also loved the SF Giants. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She is survied ...
Jose Natal Sousa passed away at the age of 78 in Turlock, he was born in the Azores in 1936 to Manuel Enes and Maria Amorim. Jose came to Turlock in 1978 where he worked on a dairy and also for Gallo Winery before retiring from Silva's Construction. He enjoyed playing the trumpet and attended Our Lady of The Assumption Church in Turlock.
Lyman Alan "Al" Sanders born January 15, 1933 to Lyman and Inez Sanders in Grinell, Iowa, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on June 19.
My beloved Karen entered into peace Sunday, June 14, after a year-long struggle with illness. Karen was born at Emanuel Hospital, Turlock, to parents Melvin (2010) and Elizabeth (Penny) (1961) Crowell. She lived in Livingston, CA, Oregon and Livermore as a young girl. Grandma Lenore Crowell (Swazye) was such a very big part of Karen's life-she was a beautiful and fun lady.
Lynjte Weeds was born in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands on January 24, 1928. She passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at the age of 87. We know that she is now dancing with her husband, Dirk Weeda, in a realm of love and pure bliss. She is survived by her seven children, Nellie Dughi, Jake Weeda, Lena Weeda, Arie Weeda, Leonard Weeda, Sam Weeda, and Connie Branderhorst. Lyntje's legacy will thrive in the generations that she has left behind, and she will forever live in our hearts. She emmigrated to Canada in 1951, where her two eldest children, Nellie ...
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