Visitation for Samuel Paul Samuel will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on July 12 at Allen Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. July 13 at the Holy Apostolic Catholic Church of the East, St. Zaia Parish, in Modesto. He passed away in Fontana, Calif. on July 7.
A memorial mass for Jonathan Michael Sullivan, 45, of Valley Springs, Calif., is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 11 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 162 Church Hill Rd., San Andreas, Calif. The mass will be officiated by Father Patrick Curran. Burial will be private. Jonathan died in his uncle's residence in Turlock.
Graveside services for Bill Watts, 67, of Modesto, are scheduled for 9 a.m. July 9 at Denair District Cemetery, 2501 East Zeering Rd., in Denair. Services will be officiated by Rev. Fred Bueto. Bill died in his residence on April 19, 2009.
Private services will be held at a later date for Jean James, 67, of Turlock. Jean passed away on Sunday at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Hospital. She was born in Turlock to Manuel and Irene Silva in 1942. Jean graduated from Turlock High School in 1959. She lived in El Paso, Texas, Santa Cruz, and Modesto. She settled back in Turlock in 1993. She enjoyed the outdoors and birding.
Visitation for Benito Garcia, Jr., 47, of Turlock, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 10, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. Inurnment/burial will be held at 10 a.m. July 15 at Patterson District Cemetery.
A funeral service will be held for Caroline De Salles, 90, at 9:30 a.m. July 9 at Turlock Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. in Turlock. Interment will follow the service.
Services are pending at the Merced District Cemetery for Russell Loren Tolbert, 44. He passed away in Merced on June 15.
Services are pending at the Merced District Cemetery for Mark Shelby Tolbert, 45. He passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Merced.
Visitation for Norman Medeiros Sr., 77, of Hilmar, will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a rosary beginning at 7 p.m. July 8 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. July 9 also at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. It will be officiated by Father Hilary Silva. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held for Eddie Breves, 70, of Patterson, at 10 a.m. July 8, followed by a funeral mass at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Patterson District Cemetery.
Visitation for Devona "Bonnie" Wickstrom, 82, of Turlock, will be held from noon to 7 p.m. July 10 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. in Turlock. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. July 11, also at Turlock Funeral Home. Graveside services will be private at Turlock Memorial Park.
A memorial service will be held for Lorene Gonzalez, 33, of Winton, at 3 p.m. July 11 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Whiteness in Winton.
Visitation for Laureano Agueda, 71, of Hilmar, will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 9 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. July 9, also at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 10 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Ave., Turlock. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Visitation for Dilbag Singh Gill, 46, of Modesto, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. July 11 at Allen Mortuary in Turlock. A funeral service will be held at noon on July 12, also at Allen Mortuary.
A funeral service will be held for Charles Guinn, 70, at 11 a.m. July 13 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. in Turlock. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Zona M. Stafford, a long-time resident of Denair and Turlock, passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday. Born in 1919 in Turlock to the late Benjamin and Jessie Rude, Zona married Robert K. Stafford in 1937. She belonged to the Church of Christ in Turlock and made the Lord the first on her list. She loved her family and cared for her friends. Her interests included ...
Helena Melo, 89, of Turlock died Tuesday at Emanuel Hospital in Turlock. She was a resident of Turlock and lived in Stanislaus County for 44 years. She was a homemaker, a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock and Our Lady of Fatima Society of Turlock. She loved to cook for everyone and enjoyed her garden with many plants and flowers. She also loved to read and crochet. Her family was her joy. ...
James Short, 55, of Hughson, passed away peacefully on Wednesday at his residence in Hughson. He was born in 1956 in Turlock to Phillip and Kay Short. He was raised in Hughson and graduated from Hughson High School in 1974. He attended Modesto Junior College. He became a welder and had a career in heavy construction. James attended Waterford Foursquare Church. He was a cowboy, and loved leading pack trips into the wilderness. He ...
Bulmaro Jaimes Rodriguez, 45, of Delhi, died Tuesday in Merced. He was a farm laborer for 10 years and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock.
Mary Elizabeth Baker, 81, of Modesto passed away peacefully Wednesday at English Oaks Convalescent Hospital in Modesto.
Chiyoji "Chester" Takahashi, 86, of Livingston passed away at Hy-Lond Convalescent Hospital in Merced on Tuesday. Chester was born in 1924 to Seiichiro and Sei Takahashi in Livingston. He graduated from Livingston High School. Chester was interned at the Merced Assembly Center and Amache, Colo. Relocation Center. He served in the Army during WW II from 1944 to 1947. During the war, he served in Italy and France in the Japanese/American 442 Infantry. He ...
Youaf Tarvedi, 91, passed away on March 29 in Citrus Heights. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Emily; his sons, Fred (Rachel) of Jacksonville, Fla., Benny (Tracey) of Wichita, Kansas and Maxim of Desert Palms, Calif.; his daughter, Mariana of Citrus Heights; and grandchildren, David, Danielle, Brandon and Brian.