Our Obituaries

Charles Sybesma

October 20, 1927 - January 20, 2018

Psalm 23The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:He leadeth me beside the still waters.He resoreth my soul: He leadeth me into thepath of righteousness for his name's sake.Yea, though I walk through the valley ofthe shadow of death, I will fear no evil:for thou art with me; thy rod andthy staff they comfort me.Thou prepares a table before me in...
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Alejandro M. Ramirez

August 16, 1933 - January 19, 2018

With great sadness, the family of Alejandro (Alex) M. Ramirez announces his passing after a brief illness on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the age of 84.He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 64 years, Gilma and his children; Irma Ramirez Fennell (Rick) of Lake Elsinore; CA, Thelma Ramirez Trevino (Leo) of Coalinga, CA; Rene Ramirez (Elizabeth) of Coalinga, CA; and Rudy Ramirez (Jessica) of...
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Maria Madalena Da Camara Pereira

June 19, 1939 - January 19, 2018

Maria Madalena da Camara PereiraIt is with great sadness that the family of Maria Madalena da Camara Pereira announces her passing after a battle with an illness on Friday, January 19, 2018, at the age of 78. Madalena will be joining her deceased husband Eduardo and daughter Rosa Maria in heaven. She will lovingly be remembered by her 5 daughters; Fatima Wilson, Liberia Raposo, Madalena DoCouto,...
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Earl J. Lewis

May 20, 1921 - January 19, 2018

God saw you getting weary.He did what He thought best.He put his arms around youand said, "Come and rest."He opened up His golden gateson that heartbreaking day,And with His arms around you,you gently slipped away.It broke our hearts to lose you.You did not go alone.A part of us went with you,the day God called you home.
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Lorraine Margaret Parsons

October 14, 1930 - January 18, 2018

Lorraine Margaret Kelley Parsons passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, at the age of 87. She was the only child of John Henry Kelley Tucker of Santa Clara, California and Hazel Margaret Garner of Hanford, California. Lorraine was born in San Francisco, California, but within three days came to the 160 acre Garner family farm on Elder Avenue in Hanford. This property belonged to her...
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Jose Ramirez Sandoval

November 12, 1963 - January 15, 2018

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Lena Faye Goff

December 30, 1938 - January 14, 2018

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Ronnie G. Woodside

May 3, 1949 - January 14, 2018

Ron passed away on January 14, 2018 while in the hospital in Hanford, CA. Ron was born on May 3, 1949 in Visalia, CA to Glenn and Christine Woodside. He married his devoted and loving wife, Mary Brown on August 11, 2006 in Morro Bay, CA. Ron and Mary lived in several different places, but mostly in Las Vegas, NV until they returned to Hanford to live. Ron worked as a crane operator for 12...
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Elizabeth Ann Gilbert

September 29, 1936 - January 13, 2018

Elizabeth Ann GilbertSeptember 29, 1936 - January 13, 2018On Saturday, January 13, 2018, Elizabeth Ann (Smith) Gilbert, passed away at the age of 81, with her family at her side. Elizabeth will be remembered by her children and grandchildren for her fun and loving personality.Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Gilbert was born September 29, 1936 in Hanford, California. She was the fourth child to Thad and...
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Richard Eldon Dugan

October 7, 1950 - January 11, 2018

When I come to the endof my journeyAnd I travel my last weary mile,Just forget if you can,that I ever frownedAnd remember only the smile.Forget unkind words I have spoken;Remember some good I have done,Forget that I ever had heartacheAnd remember I've hadloads of fun.Forget that I've stumbledand blunderedAnd sometimes fell by the way.Remember I have foughtsome hard battlesAnd won, ere the close...
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Jerry L. Watson

December 22, 1933 - January 9, 2018

Jerry Lee Watson, age 84, went home to be with the Lord on January 9, 2018. She was born December 22, 1933 in La Habra, California, to Boyd and Tennie Barnett. She graduated from Coalinga High School in 1951 and attended Business College in Fresno, California. After devoting her life to raising her four children, she married her best friend and love of her life Bill Watson. Together, they...
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Rosalie J. Swaving

March 31, 1935 - January 9, 2018

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Loretta Gay Mathews

December 14, 1941 - January 8, 2018

Loretta Gay MathewsDecember 14, 1941 - January 8, 2018The family of Loretta Gay Mathews is saddened to share the news of her death. She died peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 8, 2018 Loretta was the second daughter of John and Aletta Van Gronigen and was born on December 14, 1941 in Hanford.Loretta attended Hanford Christian School and Hanford High School. Following her...
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Mary Jo Jennings

January 31, 1933 - January 8, 2018

Mary "Jo" Jennings January 31, 1933 - January 8, 2018Mary "Jo" Jennings, daughter of Joe T. and Louise Smith, passed away in Hanford, California on January 8, 2018. Jo was born on January 31, 1933 in Wheaton, Missouri. Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Al Jennings. Together, they owned and operated Fashion Cleaners in Hanford for 20 years. The end of their ownership concluded when...
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Richard Lee Kelly

April 15, 1951 - January 8, 2018

Richard "Corky" Kelly, 66, of Hanford passed away peacefully at his home on January 8, 2018. He was surrounded by his family when he departed his life to be with his Heavenly Father.Corky was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving as an Air Traffic Controller for 21 years. After retirement, Corky spent most of his time golfing, camping and fishing. He also enjoyed his Sunday's drinking beer and...
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Sharon Christina O'Brien

January 20, 1957 - January 7, 2018

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Vernon Boyd Davis

February 10, 1932 - January 6, 2018

Vernon Boyd DavisVernon Boyd Davis was born in Sulfur, Oklahoma on February 10th, 1932, the oldest son and the fourth of nine children of Arthur Allen Davis and Zeta Josephine Simpson. The family moved from Oklahoma to the California Bay Area before Vernon was 10 years old, and he spent his teen years in Richmond and Sacramento.After a few odd jobs including dairy worker and movie theatre...
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Otis Junior Chlouber

October 31, 1938 - January 6, 2018

At the rising of the sun and at its going downWe remember them.At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winterWe remember them.At the opening of the buds and in the rebirth of springWe remember them.At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summerWe remember them.At the rustling of the leaves and in the beauty of autumnWe remember them.At the beginning of the year and when it endsWe...
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Elisha David Jones

October 8, 1927 - January 6, 2018

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Leonor O. Hernandez

January 24, 1931 - January 3, 2018

Leonor Hernandez January 24, 1931 - January 3, 2018Leonor Hernandez (née Orosco) passed away peacefully in Hanford, California on January 3, 2018 at the age of 86. Leonor is survived by her siblings: Baldomero Orosco, Josie Chavez, Louis Orosco Jr, René Orosco, Ninfa Coulbourne and Arthur Orosco, her children: Leonor Silva (Ismael), Joe Hinojosa, Ernesto Hinojosa, Jerry Garcia (Sara), and...
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Benita Sampang Manasan

January 12, 1929 - January 2, 2018

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your hearts...
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Frederico Concepcion Torres, Jr.

November 12, 1974 - January 1, 2018

Frederico "Fred" Concepcion Torres, Jr., 43Fred was born to Federico Concepcion Torres and Juanita Ramos on November 12, 1974 in Coalinga, California. He attended Coalinga schools and graduated from Coalinga High School in 1993. After graduation he worked for Granite Construction and continued for 20 years ending his career as an Operator-Foreman. Most of his life he lived in Coalinga and in...
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Lendora Mae Fry

January 22, 1935 - December 31, 2017

Lendora Mae (Gilcrease) Fry, born on January 22, 1935 in Lemoore CA, went home to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on December 31, 2017 in Hanford, CA.Lendora was a bookkeeper for most of her life. In 1954 she worked in San Diego for the Marine Recruit Depot. In 1955 and 1959 she worked for Jaynes and Hickman Auto Parts in Fresno California. Then in 1959 she worked in Hanford for Beacon Oil Company....
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Juan Francisco Fierro

October 19, 1938 - December 31, 2017

Juan Francisco Fierro Sr. was born on October 19, 1938 in Durango, Mexico and passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Hanford, CA.Juan was a strong hard working husband and father, who never left anything unfinished, not even the year 2017. Juan was preceded in death by his wife Martha Fierro.Juan is survived by his daughter Irene (Benito) Fierro and sons Daniel (Vicky) Fierro, Omar (Melanie)...
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Ethel Elizabeth Funchess

July 2, 1919 - December 30, 2017

Ethel Elizabeth FunchessJuly 2, 1919 - December 30, 2017Ethel Elizabeth Funchess daughter of Dr. and Mrs. A.C. Jamison passed away on December 30, 2017 in Hanford, CA. Ethel was born on July 2, 1919 in Davenport, Iowa. Ethel was preceded in death by her husband Jack Funchess and son-in-law George Carroll. She is survived by her 3 children; Gary Funchess & wife Pam of Hanford, CA, Sharon Carroll...
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Bill Edward Sharp

January 8, 1928 - December 28, 2017

Bill Sharp of Armona, California passed away on December 28, 2017 at Adventist Health Hospital. He was 89, just 11 days from his 90th birthday. Bill was born on January 8, 1928 in Evening Shade, Arkansas. He attended Evening Shade High School where he was a member of the Future Farmers of America and the basketball team. He met his future wife, Faye Wanda at one of the basketball games. The...
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Michael William Hawkins

June 30, 1962 - December 26, 2017

Beloved Brother, Rest In Peace
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Iris Fern Dillon

April 24, 1929 - December 22, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Catarina Quiroga Monreal

November 25, 1935 - December 20, 2017

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.Thou preparest a table before me in the...
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Wilma Virginia Laughlin

October 11, 1922 - December 20, 2017

Wilma LaughlinOctober 11, 1922 - December 20, 2017Wilma Laughlin, a long time Hanford resident passed away peacefully on December 20, 2017, at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband Kennie Laughlin in 2001.Wilma was born on October 11, 1922 in Calera, Oklahoma. At the age of 18 Wilma and a girlfriend bought space in the car of a family traveling to Hanford, California. Her...
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Harold Roy Roeth

February 23, 1940 - December 16, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Elizabeth Jane Hammer

July 23, 1932 - December 14, 2017

I am home in heaven, dear ones;All's so happy, all's so bright!There's perfect joy and beautyIn this everlasting light.All the pain and the grief are over,Every restless tossing passed;I am now at peace forever,Safely home in heaven at last.Did you wonder I so calmlyTrod the Valley of the Shade?Oh, but Jesus' love illuminedEvery dark and fearful glade!And he came Himself to meet meOn the way so...
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Barbara J. Huston

January 20, 1960 - December 11, 2017

Barbara Jean Huston January 20, 1960-December 11, 2017Barbara passed away on December 11, 2017 in Lemoore, California.Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter. She will be dearly missed.Barbara is preceded in death by her mother Joyce Hammond and her brother Bobby Hammond.She is survived by her husband Mark Huston, daughter Christine bond (Michael) and her two...
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Wanda Lois Shinpoch

December 24, 1939 - December 10, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Andrew Richards Berrett

August 25, 1972 - December 9, 2017

Andrew Richards Berrett, beloved son, brother, husband, father, uncle, and friend, passed away peacefully in his sleep from a Pulmonary Embolism on December 9, 2017. He was born to LeRoy Kimball Berrett and Mary Richards Berrett on August 25, 1972 in Salt Lake City, Utah. When he was 7 years old, his family moved to Hanford, California, where he has lived until his death. Andrew, also known as ...
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Adeline Jean MONTGOMERY

January 13, 1930 - December 9, 2017

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.Thou preparest a table before me in the...
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Mate Macias

November 6, 1943 - December 8, 2017

Severo "Mate" Macias, 74, passed away December 8, 2017 following a battle with Lymphoma.Severo was born on Murray Ranch in 1943 to Anastacio and Hilaria Macias. He attended Kettleman City Elementary and graduated from Avenal High School (Class of 1962). In 1964 he married Lydia Plata and had three children together. He was a devoted provider working for Powers Ranch, Ron D'Artney, Powers...
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Roosevelt Theodore James, Jr.

February 13, 1930 - December 7, 2017

Services by People's Funeral Chapel.
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Sharon Ann Kuckenbaker

February 15, 1950 - December 7, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Emily West Theiss

June 26, 1931 - December 2, 2017

Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.The Lord...
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Melba Dean Meeks

February 17, 1936 - December 1, 2017

Melba Meeks (Melmoo)Melba Meeks (Melmoo) went with the Lord on December 1st, 2017, she was 81. Born on February 17, 1936 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Melba Dean Payne was the youngest of four children born to Virgil and Melvia Payne. The Payne family relocated to Stratford California where in the second grade she picked her first boyfriend Kenneth Bob Meeks - after the Meeks family relocated from...
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Etsuko SINGH

September 17, 1939 - December 1, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your hearts...
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Rose Brown

March 1, 1925 - November 26, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your hearts...
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Audine Hinton

May 5, 1931 - November 23, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Richard Leroy DODGE

July 2, 1920 - November 22, 2017

Richard Leroy Dodge, 97 of Hanford was born on July 2, 1920 to Ben and Pearl Dodge in Big Timber, Montana, the third of four sons. He was the last surviving son to pass away on Wednesday morning, November 22 about 1:15 AM at Adventist Medical Center in Hanford. Dick enlisted in the Army during World War II, serving in Africa and Italy where he was wounded at Anzio. Mustering out of the service...
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Douglas Ray Powell

November 9, 1927 - November 18, 2017

Douglas Ray Powell, 90 years old was born in Dublin, Texas on November 9, 1927 and passed away November 18, 2017 in Hanford California. He came to Hanford as a young boy with his parents and siblings. He started working with his family at a young age. His mother was known to say to him, sonny boy, there's not a lazy bone in your body. He resided at the central coast from age 40 to 65. He then...
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Sharon L. Abernathy

February 17, 1945 - November 17, 2017

On November 17, 2017, the gates of Heaven opened and accepted Sharon Abernathy home. Sharon was born on February 17, 1945 in Artesia CA. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend to many. She is survived by her daughter Janet and her fiancé Mark of Visalia, her son Steven and his wife Janese of Texas, and son Kenny of Arkansas, and her sister Sandy and her husband George of Yucca Valley....
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Geary William Wootten

July 3, 1951 - November 14, 2017

Geary William Wootten July 3, 1951 - November 14, 2017Geary William Wootten In the early evening of November 14, 2017, Geary William Wootten passed from this world to his eternal home in heaven. Geary was 66 years old. He had suffered a massive stroke on October 10th and had fought valiantly, surviving for 36 days. Geary was a gifted artist and a talented musician who was known and loved by many...
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Jeannie Suzette Stone

March 21, 1955 - November 11, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Susan Bowden Wing

February 1, 1953 - November 10, 2017

If I should go tomorrowIt would never be goodbye,For I have left my heart with you,So don't you ever cry.The love that's deep within me,Shall reach you from the stars,You'll feel it from the heavens,And it will heal the scars.
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Eugene Albin Oliveira

January 23, 1951 - November 6, 2017

Do not stand at my grave and weepI am not there. I do not sleep.I am a thousand winds that blow.I am the diamond glints on snow.I am the sunlight on ripened grain.I am the gentle autumn rain.When you awaken in the morning's hushI am the swift uplifting rushOf quiet birds in circled flight.I am the soft stars that shine at night.Do not stand at my grave and cry;I am not there. I did not die.
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Jose Cruz Alvarez Perez

June 3, 1961 - November 4, 2017

Jose Cruz Alvarez, 56, of Lemoore, Ca, husband of Rhonda Cotta Alvarez was born May 3, 1961 to Jose Alvarez Sr and Leonor Alvarez in Michoacán Mexico. He departed this earthly life Nov 4, 2017.Jose graduated from San Fernando Valley High School and later obtained his mechanic license. He also obtained a computer technology degree from College of Sequoia, afterwards using his degree to work for...
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Sally Frutos

December 29, 1936 - November 4, 2017

There is a place, I have been told,Beyond an open gateAll have been invitedWhere friends and loved ones waitIt holds eternal promiseOf everlasting peaceNo pain or sorrow ever comesAnd teardrops there have ceasedAbundant life is evidentConstant, fresh and newA garden of provisionWith eternity in viewThe promise is awaitingA place we can abideFulfilled for all who answerThe call to come inside
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Eleanor Lulu Verboon

January 7, 1920 - November 2, 2017

Eleanor "Babe" Verboon died peacefully in her sleep on November 2nd, 2017 at the age of 97 years. Babe was born on January 7, 1920 in Hanford, California, where she continued to live throughout most of her life.Babe and John Verboon were married for 62 years and operated a family dairy before converting their ranch entirely to crop farming. When their children were young, Babe was a very active...
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Eugene George Haws

February 14, 1935 - October 30, 2017

Eugene 'Gene' Haws passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 in Visalia at the age of 82. Gene was born to Loy and Ruby Haws in Coweta, Oklahoma on February 14, 1935. When he was two years old he and his family moved from Oklahoma to Tulare, CA where he attended elementary school and then later relocated to Riverdale, CA attending high school there. In 1952, Gene joined the U.S. Navy's CB's where he...
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Manuel Martins Sousa

March 21, 1924 - October 30, 2017

Manuel Martins Sousa, 93Manuel was born to Francisco Martins & Amelia Leal (Lima) Sousa on March 21, 1924 in Fontinhas, Terceira, Azores. Manuel went to be with the Lord on October 30, 2017 in Hanford, California.Manuel had been a resident of Hanford for the last 49 years while milking and working on a local dairy. He truly enjoyed watching the bullfights and attending the festas and especially...
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Domingo Gonzales

December 20, 1944 - October 30, 2017

The Lord is my Shepherd;I shall not want.He maketh me to lie downin green pastures;He leadeth me beside the still waters.He restoreth my soul;He leadeth me in the paths ofrighteousness for His name's sake.Yea, though I walk through thevalley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil; for Thou art with me;Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me;Thou preparest a table before me inthe presence of...
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Ramona Belle Guthrie

February 16, 1930 - October 28, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Robert Karll Corsaw

May 28, 1932 - October 24, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Alice Louise Moore

December 28, 1966 - October 22, 2017

There is a place, I have been told,Beyond an open gateAll have been invitedWhere friends and loved ones waitIt holds eternal promiseOf everlasting peaceNo pain or sorrow ever comesAnd teardrops there have ceasedAbundant life is evidentConstant, fresh and newA garden of provisionWith eternity in viewThe promise is awaitingA place we can abideFulfilled for all who answerThe call to come inside
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Barbara Lee Reynolds

May 24, 1936 - October 21, 2017

Time for me to go now, I won't say goodbye;Look for me in rainbows, way up in the sky.In the morning sunrise when all the world is new,Just look for me and love me, as you know I loved you.Time for me to leave you, I won't say goodbye;Look for me in rainbows, high up in the sky.In the evening sunset, when all the world is through,Just look for me and love me, and I'll be close to you...
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John Carroll Johnson

May 28, 1949 - October 21, 2017

At the rising of the sun and at its going downWe remember them.At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winterWe remember them.At the opening of the buds and in the rebirth of springWe remember them.At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summerWe remember them.At the rustling of the leaves and in the beauty of autumnWe remember them.At the beginning of the year and when it endsWe...
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Susan Gonzalez

July 13, 1965 - October 17, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your hearts...
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Isabel Tovar Carrillo

November 12, 1937 - October 17, 2017

Es difícil decir adiós al ser que mas quieres.Es difícil perder al ser más querido.Es difícil ya no poder expresarle a esa persona cuanto la quieres ya no poder abrazarla/o, no poder tocarla.Es difícil aprender a vivir sin ti, sin tu presencia, sin tu sonrisa.Es difícil estar sin ti.Es muy difícil despedirme de ti ya que ahora te marchaste de mi lado para nunca volver, te fuiste a un sueño...
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Ernesto Chavez Gomez

February 11, 1940 - October 16, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Barbara K. Alewine

July 1, 1953 - October 16, 2017

Barbara K. Alewine (maiden name Powell) passed away peacefully on October 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She and her husband, Wes Alewine, were married for 41 years and have lived in Hanford for the last 37 years. They dedicated their lives to raising their three daughters and grandchildren, as well as the many other children Barbara served throughout her career in early childhood...
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Iris Yvonne Randolph

May 5, 1944 - October 14, 2017

Iris Yvonne Randolph was born on May 5, 1944 and passed on October 14, 2017.Her friends called her Yvonne. She was a mother to two sons; John and Michael who each have two children. John's are Samantha and Alexis and Michael's are Magnum and Ciara. She was a very caring, loving mother & grandmother and enjoyed visiting with her grandchildren as often as she could. She was always delighted to hear...
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Paul Arevalo

December 23, 1944 - October 12, 2017

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.Thou preparest a table before me in the...
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John William Inabnit

September 6, 1989 - October 9, 2017

John William InabnitJohn William Inabnit was born in Hanford, California, on September 6, 1989, to Glenn and Beverly Inabnit and passed in Hanford on October 9, 2017 at the age of 28.John is survived by his parents; Glenn & Lenora Inabnit of Hanford, CA and Beverly & Terry Weyand of Somerset, PA, his two brothers; Leonard James Inabnit of Hanford, CA and Glenn Ervin Inabnit of Russellville, KY...
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Leo G. Martinez

July 8, 1930 - October 7, 2017

The DreamI dreamed about my father,And awakened with a start.He seemed so real and loving,Like an echo from my heart.I heard his gentle voice,And felt the touch of his hands,As they held me close, in his embrace,Like strong, and golden bands.I felt so loved, and comforted,And safe, and understood.For a loving father makes everything right,As no one else could.The dream itself was fleeting,But the...
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Anita Marie Charles

October 28, 1983 - October 4, 2017

If I should go tomorrowIt would never be goodbye,For I have left my heart with you,So don’t you ever cry.The love that’s deep within me,Shall reach you from the stars,You’ll feel it from the heavens,And it will heal the scars.
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Patricia Mary Vestal

October 20, 1931 - October 1, 2017

Patricia Mary VestalOctober 20, 1931 - October 1, 2017Born in Aspen, Colorado on October 20, 1931, Patricia Mary Smith Vestal passed away peacefully in her Hanford, California home on October 1, 2017, with a family member at her side. Pat was preceded in death by her parents, L. Paul Smith and Hilda Smith Krehbiel, son Wm. Perry Briney, husband Stanley L. Vestal, step-daughter Diane Vestal Alcala...
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Polly Anna Vienna

July 26, 1926 - September 30, 2017

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I’ve only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief,my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Tamie Lee Pick

July 14, 1960 - September 30, 2017

Tamie L. Pick of Hanford passed away on September 30, 2017 after her battle with Motor Neuron Disease, at the age of 57. She was born in Gardenia, Ca to Amy Hallberg and Lloyd Pick and moved to Hanford in 1980. Tamie was very involved with the community, she served on many committees, and from 1994-1998 she served on the Hanford City Council as Mayor of Hanford. Of course, her community activism...
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Naomi B. Aguilar

September 23, 1945 - September 28, 2017

I am home in heaven, dear ones;All's so happy, all's so bright!There's perfect joy and beautyIn this everlasting light.All the pain and the grief are over,Every restless tossing passed;I am now at peace forever,Safely home in heaven at last.Did you wonder I so calmlyTrod the Valley of the Shade?Oh, but Jesus' love illuminedEvery dark and fearful glade!And he came Himself to meet...
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Eleanor Jessie Goddard

July 7, 1937 - September 28, 2017

I'd like the memory of meTo be a happy one.I'd like to leave an afterglowOf smilesWhen life is done.I'd like to leave an echo whisperingSoftly down the ways.Of happy times and laughing timesAnd bright sunny days.I'd like the tears of those who grieve,To dry before the sunOf happy memories that I leaveWhen life is done.
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Albert Glenn SILVA

November 17, 1943 - September 23, 2017

At the rising of the sun and at its going downWe remember them.At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winterWe remember them.At the opening of the buds and in the rebirth of springWe remember them.At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summerWe remember them.At the rustling of the leaves and in the beauty of autumnWe remember them.At the beginning of the year and when it endsWe...
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Ruth Elizabeth Hicks

May 3, 1955 - September 22, 2017

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Patricia Mae Blue

March 23, 1930 - September 21, 2017

Patricia M. Blue, 87 was born on March 23, 1930 in Hanford, CA to two doting parents, Manuel and Cleta Borba. She was the only child they had been waiting for quite sometime. Her dad, Manuel Borba was a local barber with a shop Downtown. Her mom, Cleta, took care of Pat and worked at Merviss' Clothing Store in Downtown Hanford. According to her, she had a "wonderful" childhood filled with...
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William A. Cason II

January 23, 1977 - September 20, 2017

William A. Cason IIJanuary 23, 1977 - September 20, 2017William "Will" Cason passed away at the age of 40 on September 20, 2017. He was born on January 23, 1977 in Hanford, California to William and Sheila Cason.He was baptized at Neighborhood Church in Visalia, California. Will graduated from Hanford High School after which he secured employment at Cost-Less Foods, then Bush Construction both...
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Betty Jo Dillon

January 28, 1943 - September 20, 2017

Betty Jo Dillon, age 74, passed away at home surrounded by her family on September 20, 2017. She was born on January 28, 1943 in Judsonia, AR to Denver and Elsie Gillam. She retired from the Armona Union Elementary School District as an Instructional Aide after 25 years of service.Betty was a current member of the Tulare Missionary Baptist Church and former long-time member of Armona Missionary...
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Donald E. Hildebrand

February 11, 1947 - September 18, 2017

Donald E. Hildebrand, 70, of Hanford passed away on September 18, 2017 following a lengthy illness.Don was born in Hanford, CA and attended local schools. He enlisted in the US Army after graduation and was stationed in Germany. After discharge from the Army, Don worked at Best Foods in San Francisco and on the waterfront as a longshoreman.Don moved back to Hanford in 1972 and began working in...
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Euthalee Tillman

April 9, 1924 - September 18, 2017

Euthalee Tillman, of Fresno California, passed away at the age of 93, in her home on September 18th, 2017. Euthalee Tillman was born in Cave City, Arkansas, to Thurman and Ruby Hoggard, on April 9th, 1924. She went to school at Hanford High School. She met her husband, Claude Eugene Tillman, in the sixth grade and were married on June 6th, 1942, in Reno, Nevada. They had three sons, Donald E....
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Louis Allen Evans

July 5, 1962 - September 13, 2017

Funeral services for Lou Evans of Hanford, Calif. will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 at People's Funeral Chapel, 501 N. Douty St. in Hanford, followed by burial at Grangeville Cemetery. He passed away peacefully on Sept. 13, 2017 at the age of 55.Lou was born on July 5, 1962 in Avenal, Calif. He worked most recently as a drug and alcohol addiction counselor after careers in...
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Kenneth Ray Miller

April 16, 1938 - September 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of People's Funeral Chapel, Hanford, CA.
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Russell Richard Richter

October 28, 1944 - September 12, 2017

At the rising of the sun and at its going downWe remember them.At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winterWe remember them.At the opening of the buds and in the rebirth of springWe remember them.At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summerWe remember them.At the rustling of the leaves and in the beauty of autumnWe remember them.At the beginning of the year and when it endsWe...
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Kevin Blake Willard

December 2, 1969 - September 12, 2017

Kevin Blake WillardDecember 2, 1969 - September 12, 2017Kevin Blake Willard, loving husband, proud father, adoring son, and brother was 47. He called Laton, California his home. Kevin was born on December 2, 1969. Kevin passed away at Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno, California on September 12, 2017.Kevin Willard worked for Veterinary Service Inc. (VSI) for 8 years. He was 2013,...
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Lois Maude Warren

May 1, 1927 - September 12, 2017

With sweet sorrow, the family of Lois Warren announces her peaceful passing on September 12, 2017. Lois, who was born to Earl and Maude Griffin in East L.A., married her high school sweetheart turned WW II Sailor, Joseph Warren, on June 22, 1945, sharing the best of their life together until Joe's homegoing in 2007. Most of their years were lived in La Habra, CA., moving to Hanford in 1990, to...
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Waynetta Rose Bailey

April 22, 1934 - September 10, 2017

Waynetta Rose BaileyApril 22, 1934 - September 10, 2017Waynetta Rose Bailey a child of God and a child of nine was born in Kings Mountain, KY and passed away at the age of 83. She was a mother of two children; son Terry Walker and his wife Ronnie of Belton, MO and daughter Sharon Cantrell and her husband Gary of Hanford, CA. She also leaves behind four granddaughters; Marsha and Waynetta Walker...
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Billie Adell Ross

January 6, 1932 - September 10, 2017

Billie Adell Ross, formerly Wright, of Hanford, California went to be with the Lord surrounded by her family on September 10, 2017 at 7:14 p.m. at the age of 85. Billie was the oldest of two (2) daughters of William and Faye (Thrift) Wright. Billie was a wonderful mother and Nana, not only to her immediate family, but all who met her. Many would describe Billie as being the most selfless,...
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Antonio P. Solorio

October 29, 1948 - September 10, 2017

PADRE NUESTROPadre nuestroque estás en los cielos,santificado sea tu nombre.Venga tu reino,hágase tu voluntad,así en la tierra como en el cielo.El pan nuestro de cada díadánoslo hoyy perdónanos nuestras deudas,así como nosotros perdonamosa nuestros deudores.Y no nos dejes caer en la tentación,más líbranos del mal.
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Billie Jean Beals

July 24, 1963 - September 8, 2017

Billie Jean "Micey" Beals was called home on Friday, September 8, 2017.We believe that today is the perfect day to have a home going for you. People that knew Micey understood and accepted that Micey did what she wanted and said what she wanted. Micey marched to a different drum. She never tried to explain her choices and made no apologies, she lived her life like she wanted to.Micey was born...
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Malve Balanay Lemque

November 17, 1936 - September 6, 2017

God looked around the garden,And found an empty space.He looked down upon the earth,And saw your tired face.He put His arms around youAnd lifted you to rest.God's garden must be beautifulFor He only takes the best.He knew that you were weary,and He knew you were in pain.He knew that you would neverbe well on earth again.He saw the roads were getting rough,and the hills were hard to climb.So...
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Robert Rollin Jenkinson

December 18, 1929 - September 5, 2017

To laugh often and love much;to win the respectof intelligent persons andthe affection of children;to earn the approbationof honest citizens andendure the betrayalof false friends;to appreciate beauty;to find the best in others;to give of one's self;to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child,a garden patch,or a redeemed social condition;to have played and laughedwith enthusiasm...
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Gloria Jeanne Tomlinson

January 6, 1942 - September 1, 2017

Gloria Jeanne Tomlinson was born on January 6, 1942, in Albany, CA. She passed away on September 1, 2017 in Armona, CA at the age of 75. She grew up in New Mexico and spent most of her adult years living in San Angelo, TX and Midland, TX. She moved to Armona in 2010.Gloria was a homemaker. She was a very good cook, something that she enjoyed immensely. She was very talented and enjoyed many...
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Geri Lynn Prys

March 1, 1961 - September 1, 2017

Geri (Blanken) PrysMarch 1, 1961 - September 2, 2017Geri (Blanken) Prys, beloved wife and mother, joined her Lord and Savior on September 2, 2017 after a long fight with cancer. Geri's devotion to her family and firm belief in God brought great peace to her.Geri was born in Hanford, CA on March 1, 1961 and is survived by her parents, Hiram (Bill) and Nancy Blanken. The oldest of three...
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Eva Kathleen Weisser

September 1, 1936 - August 31, 2017

Eva K. Weisser, born in Hanford, CA on September 1, 1936 and raised by Loren and Bessie Arnold, went home to the Lord on August 31, 2017 at her home in Hanford surrounded by her family and her dog Cody. Eva graduated from Hanford High with the class of 1954, she started working for Hanford Laundry Service in 1954, from then she worked and retired from Pacific Bell (AT&T) from 1955-1989, she...
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Manuel Macedo Pedreiro, Jr.

September 11, 1939 - August 30, 2017

Manuel Macedo Pedreiro Jr. September 11, 1939 - August 30, 2017Manuel Pedreiro, a resident of Morro Bay, died suddenly yet peacefully in his home on Wednesday, August 30th.Born in 1939 in Pico, Azores, Manuel was the eldest of 9 children. He served in the Portuguese Army in Angola, Africa and he immigrated to the United States in 1965. Manuel lived most of his life in Hanford, California and...
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Edward Alan Hammond

May 27, 1947 - August 30, 2017

Edward Alan Hammond passed away in the comfort of his home, after a year long battle with cancer, on August 30, 2017 at the age of 70.Ed was born in Fresno, CA to proud parents, Robert and Hinda Hammond. The family soon relocated to Hanford, where Ed attended Hanford schools. Ed graduated from Hanford High and furthered his education at Fresno State University, earning a Bachelor of Science...
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Frances Paulette Snodgrass

April 28, 1944 - August 29, 2017

Frances Paulette SnodgrassApril 28, 1944 - August 29, 2017Frances Paulette Snodgrass, 73, of Hanford died on August 29, 2017.Frances' celebration of life service will be held on her birthday at her home in Hanford on April 28, 2018.Services under the arrangement of People's Funeral Chapel .
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