Russell Walston, 76, of Turlock, passed away at Dameron Hospital in Stockton, with his family by his side. A viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 25 at Allen Mortuary. A rosary will follow at 6 p.m.
Jose Vieira, 65, of Hilmar, died Sept. 19 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 24 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Sept. 25 at the same location. Burial will be at N. Hilmar District Cemetery.
Bob Raab, 74, of Modesto, passed away at home with his family at his side on Sept. 21. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 26 at First United Methodist Church in Modesto.
A memorial service for Judy Givens, 70, will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 26 at the First Baptist Church of Modesto on Needham Avenue. She died Sunday.
Karen O. Cox, 66, of Westley, passed away at her home on Sept. 19. There will be a celebration of life at 3 p.m. on Oct. 4 at College Avenue Congregational Church in Modesto.
Jose Borges died Sept. 19 in his residence in Hilmar. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock. A rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 20263 American Ave., Hilmar. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Alicia Conger, 26, of Turlock, passed away Friday in an automobile accident. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Allen Mortuary. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 24 at Allen Mortuary.
Duke passed away peacefully at the age of 43 in Missoula, Mont. from complications of paralysis. Duke was born to John and Sheila Bird, he was raised in Denair, where he had many friends. He loved hot rods and bikes. Duke is survived by his father, John Bird; the mother of his children, EJ Merritt; daughters, Teaira VanFleet and RayeAnne Bird; son, Johnny Bird; brother, Jim Bird and his wife, Serena; brother, Stoney Bird and his wife, Jen; and nieces and nephews, Sheila, Jimmy, Kayla, Alyssa and AJ Bird.
Charlie Leroy Anderson, 44, passed away on Sept. 19 at Memorial Hospital in Modesto. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 25 at the Free Will Baptist Church, 2217 Geer Rd., Turlock.
Visitation for Maria Rodriguez, known as "Lela" by her family, will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 20, followed by a recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons Avenue in Turlock. She will be laid to rest with her Husband, Salvador Rodriguez, following the Mass at Turlock Memorial Park. She passed away peacefully on the evening of September 14th, 2009, from ...
A memorial service will be held for Helen Rice, 88, at 2 p.m. on Oct. 3 at Calvary Chapel in Modesto. She passed away with her family at her side on Sept. 13 in Modesto.
Joan was born in Whitinsville, Massachusetts to her parents Charles and
Visitation for Dorothy Garcia will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Lakewood Funeral Home. A Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on the same day at the same location. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 22 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.
A funeral service for Curtis Craven, 67 of Turlock, will be held at 10 a.m. on Sept. 22 at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. Internment will follow at Patterson District Cemetery. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday at his residence with his family at his side.
Visitation for Judith Burnette, 70 of Turlock, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Home in Turlock. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 22 at Berea Lutheran Church in Hilmar, followed by a reception in Fellowship Hall. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Niantic, Connecticut at the convenience of her family.
Michael McDonald loved life...so much so, that when an eager opponent, "Cancer" challenged him in the ring he willingly accepted and fought to knock out the Big C! Iron Mike continued to fight until the end and left this world surrounded by his adoring fans...his wife, Diana McDonald, brother David McDonald, daughters Michele (Ray) VanNieuwenhuyzen, Melanie (Brian) Krigbaum and Manda (Paul) Hardy, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. His legacy will live on every time his fans eat a wonderful meal, take in a local sporting event, support the arts, gather together for a cup of coffee, have ...
Sol Mark of Delhi passed away on January 22, 2015 at the age of 83 in Turlock, CA. He is survived by his loving wife Lema; his four children: Sherry, Karen, David and Steven; and his three grandchildren: Marissa, Megan and Mason. He was loved by many and had many friends. He will be forever in our memories as life will not be the same without him. He was our steadfast rock. We loved him and honor him.
Martha Joan Johnson, age 55, of Turlock passed away due to Diabetes-related complications on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Doctors Medical Center.
Cora Lee Bell, age 95, passed away at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House on Monday
She is survived by her husband John Storment; children Charlene (Wayne) Fry of Turlock and Cathleen Siler of Delhi; stepchildren Edward Storment and Jennifer Storment, both of Delhi; brother Ed (Alice) Suszynski of June Lake, CA; grandchildren Jaime, Kathryn, Eric, Kayla and Ricardo; great grandchildren Aleigha, Bryson, Ryleigh, Lauryn and Madison.
He is survived by his son Benjamin Hake of Denair; siblings Robert (Vicky) Hake of Denair, Linda (Ted) Pinson of Ohio, Sandra (Allen) Niles of Wyoming; and two grandchildren Marcus and Nicolas Hake of Denair. Doug was preceded in death by his wife Josephine in 2004, his parents Leland and Margaret Hake, and sister Carol Alford.
Launa was born in Hazard County, Kentucky to James and Cassie Begley and passed away at the age of 80 in Turlock, California. She was one of eight children who grew up in a modest home in Kentucky. At the age of twelve, her family moved to Oakland, California. She graduated from Biola University, where she also met her husband Ted Dixon; together they shared 45 years of marriage until he passed away in 2006.
She is survived by her daugters Tamara and Kelin Hritz; adopted daughter Christine Alcantara; brother Ken Feliciano; Godson/nephew Carl Rose; nieces Megan and Kristin Feliciano; nieces/nephews William and Paula Fredson; cousin Kimberly Vally; her best friends Roxanne Grubb, Judi Price and Pamela McGuire, and her dogs Copper, Lucky, Puppy and Maggy.
Jonah Peter Parker, son of Adam and Danae Parker, was born at 10:41 p.m. on Jan. 13, 2015 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, CA. He weighed 5 lbs., 4 oz. and was 17.5 inches tall. He spent his short time on Earth in the arms of his loving parents. Jonah passed into the arms of his Heavenly Father just one hour after he was born.
Survived by his children William Cox Thornton III (son), Kelby Thornton (daughter) Tamara Thornton (daughter in law) and Alina Thornton (granddaughter). He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Thornton.
Larry is survived by his wife Beverley Smith, two children: Jenae Smith Worsham (Bill) and Byran Smith (Holly), grandkids: Dusty Worsham and Zane Smith, mother-in-law: Patricia Cash, sisters: Geneva Herrington Meza (Gil) and Kathy Smith Specker (Dan), parents: Charles Smith (Donna) and preceded in death by his mother Bernice Smith and father-in-law Bill Cash.
Rinks Atsushi Sano was born on Bacon Island in the Sacramento Delta to Suyehichi and Tsute Sano. He passed away on Friday afternoon at Mercy Medical Center in Merced. His father moved his family to Yerington, Nevada when Rinks was a toddler to work as a sharecropper. After living in Nevada for a few years, the family moved to Livingston to work in farming for the Kishi family. Rinks graduated from Livingston High School in 1940. In 1942, Executive Order 9066 forced Rinks and his family first to the Merced Assembly Center at the Merced Fairgrounds, and then on to ...
Marian Ciriscioli, 90, of Turlock passed away January 24, 2015 surrounded by her loving
Warren is survived by his two daughters Cheryl Santos of Newman, CA and Joanie Hall of Torrance, CA, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his second wife Margaret Brown and his son Gary Eugene Brown in 2006, one sister and one brother.
She is survived by her children Roxanne Eaves, Michelle (Jermaine Davis) Howard and Andrew Rochin; father Donald Rochin; siblings Donna Marr, Anthony Rochin and Mark Rochin and six grandchildren Tyler, Jacqueline, D'Mya, Janessa, Jasmine and Darwin. Ann is preceded in death by her mother and sister Janet Barrios.