The family of Doice McAlister announces his peaceful passing on April 27 in Turlock. He was 80 years old. Born in Asher, Okla., the family moved to California in 1946, where Doice graduated high school in Kerman in 1948. Later, he served in the Army and was a decorated soldier during the Korean War. Doice returned to Kerman where he met the love of his life, Deanna Reynolds. They were married on July 22, 1954.
Joe Lemos, 79, of Turlock, died April 13 at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 3 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. Rosary and Mass are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 20263 American Ave., Hilmar. Burial will be at North Hilmar Cemetery.
Vernon Sivils was born in Modesto and raised in Turlock. He attended grade school in Japan, El Centro and Turlock, graduating from Turlock High in 1964 where he played in the Pep Band.
Lucille Marietta passed away Monday after a short illness. She was born in North Fork, Neb. in March 1911 to Charles and Sigrid Olds. The family moved to Turlock in 1927. She had many hobbies; her greatest joy was bowling and she carried a 128 average at the young age of 93. She also enjoyed roller skating in six inch heels when she was younger. Her favorite character was Betty Boop. She worked hard all ...
Filomena Canto Lourenco, 66, of Atwater, died Wednesday in Atwater. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 6 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1799 Winton Way, Atwater. Rosary will be held Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Lena Mary Pulido, 81, passed away on Saturday, April 25 in Hughson at Alexander Cohen Hospice. Lena was born October 1928 in Niles to Joe S. and Anna Pacheco from Santa Maria, Azores. Lena was the youngest of four children, speaking only Portuguese until the first grade. She lived on her family farm in the Hayward area and attended schools in the Bay Area.
Larry Arvice Biscamp, 63, of Berkeley, passed away April 2010. He was born in San Augustine, Texas in April 1946.
Robin Dorr was born on July 15, 1961, in Tacoma, Wash. and died on April 23 at her residence in Modesto.
Charles "Doug" Santos was born on April 5, 1951, in Turlock and died April 24, 2010, at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Loretta Zanos, 70, of Delhi, passed away at home on Sunday, April 25. She was born in Turlock to Harry and Lucy Carlson in 1940. Loretta lived her entire life in Turlock. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1958. In the same year, she was named Miss Turlock. Loretta was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Red Hat Society, Denair Lions Club, Denair Firecrackers and many others groups through the years. She enjoyed boating ...
Antonia "Toni" V. Custer was born and raised in Turlock. Toni passed away quietly and peacefully on April 24, 2010, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson.
Swrranjit Kaur Sidhu, 65, of Turlock, passed away at Brandel Manor after a short illness. She was born in India and moved to Dallas, Texas in 2001, and then moved to Turlock after learning of her illness. In her life, Swrranjit was a strong, capable person. She was a good cook, excellent organizer, a very social person, was well known, well loved and highly respected for her ability to show hospitality. She loved children and ...
Nellora Nelson, 88, died April 14 at Hy-Lond Convalescent Hospital in Merced. Private services will be held.
Herbert Leon Johnson, 88, of Turlock, passed away at Elness Convalescent with his loving wife by his side. Born in Oklahoma to David and Minnie Johnson, he moved with his family to California in 1937. Shortly after arriving in California, Herbert joined the Marines, serving from 1942 to 1945. Herbert, a Private First Class, was qualified as a rifle expert and ranked 3rd of 500 men in his platoon, the 10th Defense Battalion of the ...
Judy Rodrigues, 39, of Delhi passed away on Friday, April 9 at Emanuel Medical Center. She was born in Hayward, Calif. to Manuel Rodrigues and Judy Grisham in 1970. She lived most of her life in Delhi. Judy was a member of the Livingston/Delhi VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Eastern Star. Her favorite spot to go was Disneyland.
Mike Trindade passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on June 4 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
Mamie C. Carvalho, 79, of Turlock, died Sunday in Turlock. She was born in 1932 in Stevinson. She was a teacher's aide for Turlock Unified School District for 20 years and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock and Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church of Turlock, S.P.R.S.I. Council 151 of Hilmar and Y.L.I. St. Patrick's Institute #223 of Hilmar. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, spending time with family and watching golf and NASCAR racing.
Jay Ribera, 49, of Hilmar, passed away on Saturday in a tragic auto accident.
Effa May Corker, 76, of Turlock, died June 2 in Turlock. She was born September 1934 in Colorado. She was a secretary for Sharp Army Depot for 14 years and a member of Pentecostal Church of Keyes.
Hussan Williams of Patterson passed away on June 3, 2011. He is survived by his loving mother, Mildred Williams and family. Private funeral services will be held. Please donate to the memorial fund, Citibank acct. # 270941214. Service entrusted to Evins Funeral Home.
Pritam Kaur, 70, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Swaran Singh of Turlock and her two children.
Catherine Jean Julien, 61, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center, Turlock, on May 27. The oldest of five children of Dr. Robert and Mrs. Jean Julien, she was born May 19, 1950 at Stanford Medical Hospital. Catherine Julien was a working archaeologist and ethnohistorian.
Tina Marie Adams, 45, of Turlock, died May 30. She was born in July 1965 in Jamestown, N.Y. Tina graduated in 1983 from Monroe High School and was high school valedictorian. She attended Agnes College and graduated from DeKalb College, DeKalb, Ga. in 1985. She was a computer engineer for Pyramid Technology for six years. She moved to California in 1986, and settled in San Francisco for a short time. ...
Michael Joseph Lapineg, 62, of Turlock, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, whom he loved and served. He was a cement mason for the Local Union #300 for 38 years and a member of Enclave Christian Church.
Maria Bitbadal, 91, died May 27 at the Regional Medical Center of San Jose. She was born 1920, in Russia to the late Atanos and Ashley Bitbadal. As a young person she moved to Iran. In 1940, Maria came to America and married her husband, David Mooshabad. They settled in San Francisco 30 years ago and belonged to the Assyrian Church of the East in SF. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and traveling.
Robert Forrest, 68, of Turlock passed away May 26 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born January 1942 in Barnsdall, Okla. to R.D. and Georgia Forrest. After he graduated high school he enlisted in United States Army in 1962 from Fresno and served a four-year term. He worked in agriculture and settled in Turlock 30 years ago.
Gloria Hill-Ward, 41, died May 22, with her family by her side in San Francisco.
Doris Murine Fillman Havens was born in St. Petersburg, Penn. on June 14, 1922. She was named Doris Murine but very few people used her given first name, even her parents. She attended the local schools, and after graduating from high school, she enrolled in nurses training at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburg, Penn.
Gurbax Kaur, 75, of Turlock, passed away May 30 at her residence. She was born May 1936 in India. She settled in Turlock in 1993.
Mehanga Singh Sohal passed away surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Athoula Jalandhar Punjab, India where he served proudly in his country's Army until he immigrated to the United States in 1989.