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Joseph Gilbert Gomes

Joseph Gilbert Gomes, 34, of Modesto, passed away in Modesto on May 15, 2011.

He was a mechanic for 18 years and attended Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Turlock. He was a member of Skanless Car Club of Modesto and E.C.V. Chapter 58 of Modesto.

May 17, 2011 | | OBITS


James Herminghouse

James Herminghouse, 74, of Salida, passed away May 12, 2011, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson.

May 17, 2011 | | OBITS


Margarette Georgia Jones

"Margaret" Jones, 82, of Oakdale, passed away at Oak Valley Care Center. She was born in San Luis Obispo to John and Hattie Gonzales. She grew up in Delhi and graduated from high school before marrying the love of her life, Bebe William "Buck" Jones in 1948. Along with her husband, a merchant seaman, Margaret moved to San Francisco and Texas for short times, but settled in Oakdale for most of their lives. Margaret was a wife, mother and homemaker for her husband and five children. She was also a full-time pioneer with the Jehovah's Witnesses. For 26 years ...

May 17, 2011 | | OBITS


Ruby Irene Hayes

Ruby Hayes, 86, passed away at home in Boise, Idaho on Mother's Day, May 8. She was born in Venetia, Pa. to Charles and Alice Wardle in 1925. As a child, she attended grade school in Venetia, Pa. and graduated from Trinity High School in Washington, Pa. in 1943. On June 4, 1943, she married John Andrew Ford, Jr. in Cumberland, Md. He passed away in February of 1967. She taught kindergarten at Washington Christian School in Pennsylvania in the late 1960s.
In 1972, she moved to California and resided there until 2009, when she went to live with ...

May 13, 2011 | | OBITS


Adelaide C. Fantazia

Adelaide C. Fantazia, 90, of Gustine, was born on Jan. 24, 1921 in Ribeirinha, Terceira, Azores and passed away on May 11, 2011 in Turlock.
She was a line worker for 25 years and attended Shrine Our Lady of Miracles of Gustine.
She is survived by niece, Maria O. Rocha of Ceres; brother, Jose R. Machado of Los Banos; sister, Maria Candida Rocha of Lajas, Terceira, Azores; and various nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 16 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias, in Turlock. Rosary/Mass will be held at ...

May 13, 2011 | | OBITS


Carol E. Hardie

Carol Hardie, 67, of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
Carol was born in Modesto to Curtis and Mamie Vaughn. She grew up in Turlock and graduated from Turlock High School in 1961. She married the love of her life, Alden Hardie, in 1961. They moved to Medford, Ore. for several years and returned to the Central Valley in 1965. They lived in this Valley, between Sacramento and Fresno, ever since. Carol was active in church her entire adult life. Her life revolved around her family. She found great joy in making her home a place ...

May 13, 2011 | | OBITS


Anne Marie Boyd

Anne Marie Boyd, 95, died April 16, 2011, at Covenant Village Care Center in Turlock.
She was born April 19, 1915, in Missouri and moved to Long Beach, Calif. as a young girl. She attended Woodbury College in Los Angeles and was assigned to the Naval Air Station in San Diego where she served in the WAVES for three years. After moving to Sacramento in 1947, she worked as a secretary and then as an administrative assistant to the State Director of Agriculture. She settled in Turlock 16 years ago. In Sacramento, Anne belonged to WAVES Women's Group, and ...

May 13, 2011 | | OBITS


Gladys Schmidt

Our beloved "Nana" passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 7 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson following a short illness. A California native and long time Turlock resident, Gladys was active in the community with husband Bob and the Turlock Rural Fire Department Auxiliary. She later moved to Modesto residing at Standiford Place and will be missed by many friends. Gladys was an avid artist and knitter over the years leaving us a legacy of paintings and warm clothing to help remember her. Our best memories of Nana though are of her loving and cheerful nature that all ...

May 13, 2011 | | OBITS


Carlos Rivas

Carlos Rivas, 55, was born Oct. 10, 1956, in Mexicalli, Baja California, Mexico. He immigrated to the United States at the age of 12 years old. He attended Volta Elementary and Los Banos Jr. High. He returned to Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico in 1972 with his family. There he met his wife of 39 years. A year later he returned to the United States with his wife and first child to the city of Los Banos. He began his career as a mechanic at New Hall Ranch in El Nido. This skill later became his passion along with the love he ...

May 13, 2011 | | OBITS


Marian Jean Hoefel-Shafer

A graveside service will be held for Marian Jean Hoefel-Shafer, 87, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1 at Turlock Memorial Park.
Marian is survived by daughters, Diane Doty and Melinda Peterson; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.
Services entrusted with Turlock Funeral Home, 425 North Soderquist Rd., Turlock.

May 13, 2011 | | OBITS


Charles Evert Cline

Charles Evert Cline, 87, has gone fishing in the sky. His final days were spent at home surrounded by family and friends who he had touched in some way throughout his memorable life.
He was born in Reydon, Okla. and moved to California in the late 1940s. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a Cadillac/Oldsmobile service manager for over 40 years. He reigned as president of the Turlock Horseman's Club and then later became an honorary member. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, hunting and camping. He loved playing cards - especially, when he ...

May 10, 2011 | | OBITS


David Earl Persons

David Earl Persons, 73, of Florence, Ore., passed away after a brief illness on May 6. He was born on Aug. 26, 1937 to Earl and Viola Persons in Superior, Wis. At a very young age his family moved to Nevada, where they settled in the small town of Fernley . He attended the University of Nevada, Reno, before attending school to become a mortician. David worked as a mortician for nearly 45 years before retiring to Florence, Ore. in 1999.
David married Lucy Anna Atkinson on Dec. 30, 1959. Together they raised seven children. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding ...

May 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Freda C. Lundell

Freda Lundell, 88, of Hilmar, passed away on Sunday. She was a member of Berea Lutheran Church in Hilmar and enjoyed bowling, camping and fishing.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald "Jerry" Lundell of Hilmar; daughter, Llyn (Phillip) Souza of Hilmar; sister, Janie Haney of Idaho; grandchildren, Kathy (David) Rose, Kristen (Jeff) Lewis, Brent (Teresa) Souza, Karen (Duarte) Vitorino and Phil Souza; and great grandchildren, Dustin Lewis, Brandon Lewis, Joseph Rose, Angeline Rose, Alexander Souza, Ryan Souza, Meghan Souza and Brent Souza.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to Berea Lutheran Church, 20019 Bloss Ave., Hilmar, CA ...

May 10, 2011 | | OBITS


John Brereton Allard

John Allard, 85, of Turlock, passed away at Covenant Village Care Center.
He was a lifelong Californian, born in Willows to Howard and Louise Allard. John attended schools in Willows and graduated from Willows High School in 1943. He served in the Army in World War II and received a Purple Heart for his injuries during the Battle of the Bulge. After the war John continued his education at Sacramento City College and Sacramento State. In 1950, John married the love of his life, Betty LaRue Brown. She preceded him in death in 2004, after 54 years of marriage.
John ...

May 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Dorothy Florence Boggeri

Dorothy Boggeri, 94, of Hughson, passed away Friday at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, with her family by her side.
Dorothy was born to Frank and Rhoda Ferriera at home in Hughson on Christmas Eve in 1916. Dorothy lived in the Hughson area her entire life. After graduating from Hughson High School in 1935, she was married in 1938 to Charles Boggeri. Together they settled into the family farm in Hughson, and started their family with their first born in 1942, and farmed the various fruit trees amidst their orchards.
Dorothy valued hard work and was dedicated to ...

May 10, 2011 | | OBITS


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Howard Allred

Howard Allred was born August 2, 1926 in Ogden, Utah and passed away January 21, 2016.

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Douglas Jerome Perry peacefully passed away at his home with his family Saturday morning Jan. 16, 2016 after a lingering illness. He was born Feb ...

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Tim Edwards

Tim Edwards, 56, entered into rest on Friday, January 22, 2016 in Modesto, CA after fighting a battle with cancer.

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John Sinclair

John Sinclair, born a twin at the old Emmanuel Hospital in Turlock, CA on July 20th, 1932 to Bill & Marie Sinclair, died December 11th of ...

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