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  • Aurelio Nolasco Obituary Photo
    Aurelio Nolasco, 92 Watsonville, California

    June 6, 1925 - November 8, 2017

    Aurelio Nolasco passed away at home surrounded by his family on November 8th, 2017. He was 92. Aurelio was a native of Michoacán, Mexico but lived in Watsonville for the last 20 years. He had a passion for the...


  • Melissa Medrano-Ramirez Obituary Photo
    Melissa Medrano-Ramirez, 24 Aromas, California

    July 21, 1993 - November 5, 2017

    Melissa Medrano-Ramirez passed away on November 5th at home in Aromas surrounded by her family. She was born on July 21, 1993 to her proud parents Blanca and Jose Luis Medrano. She was 24. Melissa was a vivacious...


  • Miye Yamashita Obituary Photo
    Miye Yamashita, 99 Watsonville, California

    March 9, 1918 - October 29, 2017

    Miye Yamashita passed away on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. She was 99. She enjoyed crocheting blankets and giving them to family and friends. She also looked forward to going to the JACL Senior Center every Thursday to...


  • John Rocha, Jr. Obituary Photo
    John Rocha, Jr., 99 Watsonville, California

    May 6, 1918 - October 9, 2017

    John Rocha Jr. of Watsonville, CA passed away peacefully on October 9, 2017 at the age of 99. John was born in Riverdale, CA on May 6, 1918. He grew up working hard with his family in the dairy business, with the...


  • Crisofono  "Chris" Gallardo Obituary Photo
    Crisofono "Chris" Gallardo, 92 Paso Robles, California

    April 20, 1925 - October 5, 2017

    Crisoforo "Chris" Gallardo died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 in Paso Robles. He was 92. Mr. Gallardo was a hardworking man. He enjoyed his family vacations to El Paso,...


  • Juan Antonio Godinez Obituary Photo
    Juan Antonio Godinez, 57 Watsonville, California

    June 14, 1960 - October 2, 2017

    Juan Antonio Godinez died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 2 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was 57. He was born on June 14, 1960 in Leon Guanajuato Mexico to Cipriano Godinez and Juana Lopez. However, he was a...


  • Linda Wong Yee Obituary Photo
    Linda Wong Yee, 67 Watsonville, California

    December 16, 1949 - September 30, 2017

    Linda Wong Yee died peacefully at home on September 30th with her sons at her side. She was 68. She was born in China on Dec. 16, 1949 to Sau Ngun Yu and Yun Wong. She was a longtime resident of Santa Cruz County....


  • Petra Garcia Obituary Photo
    Petra Garcia, 86 Watsonville

    December 4, 1930 - September 30, 2017

    Petra Garcia passed away on September 30th 2017 in Watsonville. She was 86. She was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; however she lived in Watsonville for the last 40 years. She was a woman of many wonderful traits...


  • Grace Chapin Obituary Photo
    Grace Chapin, 88 Watsonville, California

    March 27, 1929 - September 29, 2017

    Grace Margaret Chapin 3/27/1929 - 9/29/2017 Grace was born March 27, 1929 on Broadis Street to John & Dina Crosetti and was a lifelong resident of Watsonville, CA. In 1952 she met and married her husband Donald...


  • Mary  Carpenter Obituary Photo
    Mary Carpenter, 77 Watsonville, California

    August 24, 1940 - September 26, 2017

    Mary Helen Preston Carpenter Mary Helen Preston Carpenter died on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. She was 77. She was born on Aug. 24, 1940, and was a long-time resident of Watsonville. She attended Watsonville High...


  • Jennie  Gervasio Obituary Photo
    Jennie Gervasio, 56 Watsonville, California

    April 28, 1961 - September 11, 2017

    Jennie Gervasio passed away unexpectedly on September 11, 2017. She was 56. She was a longtime resident of Watsonville born on April 28, 1961 to Juan Gervasio and Esther Galvan. She enjoyed listening to oldies,...


  • Robert Hanson Obituary Photo
    Robert Hanson, 86 Watsonville, California

    October 30, 1930 - September 7, 2017

    Robert Nelton Hanson, former Dean of the Business School at Northern Michigan University, passed away on September 7, 2017. Robert was born on October 30, 1930 in Tyro township, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, to...


  • Luis Ayala, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Luis Ayala, Jr., 67 Watsonville, California

    August 31, 1950 - September 5, 2017

    Luis Ayala Jr. passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Sutter Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. He was 67 years old. He was born on August 31, 1950 to Luis Ayala and Irene Pena. Luis Ayala Jr. was a...


  • Consuelo Higareda Obituary Photo
    Consuelo Higareda, 90 Freedom, California

    September 3, 1927 - September 4, 2017

    Consuelo Higareda Renteria died on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 in Watsonville, a day after celebrating her 90th birthday. She was born on Sept. 3, 1927 to Ricardo and Micaela R. de Higareda. Ms. Higareda Renteria is...


  • Silvino  Zafra Torralva Obituary Photo
    Silvino Zafra Torralva, 51 Watsonville, California

    September 5, 1965 - September 3, 2017

    Silvino Zafra Torralva died on Sunday, Sept. 3rd, 2017 in Prunedale, two days before his 52nd birthday. He was born in Oaxaca, Mexico on September 5th, 1965 to Arnulfo Zafra and Raquel Torralva de Zafra. Silvino had...


  • Toribio "Peewee" Uribe, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Toribio "Peewee" Uribe, Sr., 69 Royal Oaks, California

    September 7, 1947 - August 30, 2017

    Toribio "Peewee" Uribe Sr. died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. He was 69. He was a kindhearted man that enjoyed life to the fullest. He loved his Dallas Cowboys and was a big...


  • Victoria Felipe Obituary Photo
    Victoria Felipe, 95 Watsonville, California

    February 28, 1922 - August 25, 2017

    Victoria Felipe died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 surrounded by her family at Valley Convalescent Hospital in Watsonville. She was 95. She was born in the Philippines but was long-time resident of Watsonville....


  • Richard Walker Obituary Photo
    Richard Walker, 99 La Selva Beach, California

    March 7, 1918 - August 19, 2017

    Richard Langan Walker passed away peacefully on August 19, 2017 surrounded by his family. Richard was born in Pasadena, California in 1918 and was the eldest of six children of Frank and Miriam Walker. Richard spent his...


  • Lillian Hungerford Obituary Photo
    Lillian Hungerford, 42 Union Gap, Washington

    October 19, 1974 - August 17, 2017

    Lillian Valera Hungerford died suddenly on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Union Gap, WA. Chili Lili, as she was known to her friends, was born Oct 19, 1974 in Ft. Worth Texas to Terry Lee Hungerford (Andellyn) and...


  • Glen Witmer Obituary Photo
    Glen Witmer, 74 Aptos, California

    August 18, 1942 - August 12, 2017

    Glen A. Witmer passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Saturday August 12th, 2017. Glen was born on August 18, 1942 in Carmel, CA to his proud parents Fred and Virginia Witmer. He graduated from...


  • Hugo  Sorensen Obituary Photo
    Hugo Sorensen, 89 Watsonville, California

    April 6, 1928 - August 8, 2017

    Hugo Sorensen Hugo G.F. Sorensen died on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital In San Jose. He was 89. Mr. Sorensen was born in Esbjerg, Denmark on April 6, 1928. He immigrated to Canada in 1957. It...


  • Peggy Arispe Avalos Obituary Photo
    Peggy Arispe Avalos, 69 Watsonville, California

    September 21, 1947 - August 3, 2017

    Peggy Arispe Avalos passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday August 3, 2017 at Dominican Hospital. She was 69 years old. Peggy was a native of Watsonville born on September 21, 1947 to her proud parents Pauline...


  • Bernardo  "Benny" Vasquez  Obituary Photo
    Bernardo "Benny" Vasquez , 60 Watsonville, California

    July 4, 1957 - July 20, 2017

    Mr. Bernardo A. (Benny) Vasquez passed away at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Texas on the 4th of July, 1957 to his proud parents Josefina and Martino Vasquez. Benny loved to dance, play pool...


  • Elma Rempillo Obituary Photo
    Elma Rempillo, 84 Watsonville, California

    October 20, 1932 - July 18, 2017

    Elma Velasco Rempillo Elma Velasco Rempillo died at home surrounded by her family. She was 84. She was a native of Watsonville born on Oct. 20, 1932 to Jose and Paz Velasco. She earned her BS degree in...


  • Ruben  Joseph Piña, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Ruben Joseph Piña, Sr., 56 Watsonville, California

    May 27, 1961 - July 15, 2017

    Mr. Ruben Joseph Piña Sr. passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday July 15 in Watsonville. He was 56 years old. He was a native of Watsonville. Mr. Piña loved family barbecues and being with his grand-children. He had a...