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Tuesday 05/31/2016
Maureen Doris Griffith January 28, 1935 - May 26, 2016
Posted: May 31, 2016 - 8:45 am

 She will be interred at the Burwood Cemetery in Escalon, CA.

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Esther Mata Tamayo September 8, 1933 - May 15, 2016
Posted: May 31, 2016 - 8:31 am

 A celebration of Mrs. Tamayo's life will be held on June 11th, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., at Westside Community Church located at 614 Mercy Springs Rd., in Los Banos CA. As requested by Mrs. Tamayo, please wear bright and vibrant colors. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org) in memory of Mrs. Esther Tamayo. Condolences to: www.whitehurstfunerals.com.

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Thursday 05/26/2016
Martha Hill Metzger May 11, 1948 - May 15, 2016
Posted: May 26, 2016 - 9:46 am

 An accomplished artist, wife and mother, a memorial celebration of Martha's life will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at St. Stephen’s Church in Gilroy. The family would appreciate donations be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in lieu of flowers. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Wednesday 05/25/2016
Curtis Franklin Dunn August 14, 1962 - April 2, 2016
Posted: May 25, 2016 - 10:06 am

 A Celebration of Life will be held on May 27, 2016, at 2:00 P.M., at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Johnny Joseph Franco January 4, 1926 - May 24, 2016
Posted: May 25, 2016 - 9:44 am

 Services will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home. Donations preferred to American Heart Association c/o Grunnagle’s. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Shannon Donielle Hatchett March 18, 1970 - May 17, 2016
Posted: May 25, 2016 - 9:41 am

  Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1670 Cienga Rd., Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 10:00 A.M.

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Tuesday 05/24/2016
Dr. Robert Earl Lutz September 21, 1932 - May 20, 2016
Posted: May 24, 2016 - 2:13 pm

Per his request, private burial services have been held. An open house for a celebration of life will be held at his home Sunday, June 19, 2016, from 12:00 P.M. - 4: P.M. Please email Teri1561@aol.com for further details.

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Lynn Veree Rosellini June 7, 1955 - May 20, 2016
Posted: May 24, 2016 - 11:38 am

 Memorial services will be held 4:00 P.M., Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2410 Fallon Road, Hollister, CA. Cremation has taken place. Condolences to www.grunnagle.com.

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Monday 05/23/2016
Masako Lilly Shimonishi April 1, 1923 - May 11, 2016
Posted: May 23, 2016 - 3:59 pm

A memorial service will be held on June 18th 2016, at the SLO Buddhist Temple, 6996 Ontario Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, at 11:00 A.M.

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Anne-Marie (Beaulieu) Cullum July 26, 1942 - May 22, 2016
Posted: May 23, 2016 - 1:56 pm

 Memorial donations can be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. You can also make memorial donations to another charity close to her heart, the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Massachusetts, 33 Lyman Street, Suite 205, Westboro, MA 01581, which is helping to find a cure and provide support to two of her grandchildren.

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Friday 05/20/2016
Eugene Francis November 5, 1936 - May 19, 2016
Posted: May 20, 2016 - 3:06 pm

 A celebration of Gene's life will be Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at Paine's Restaurant in Hollister. As per his wishes, cremation has been arranged. Condolences may be sent to www.grunnagle.com.

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Wednesday 05/18/2016
Gerald Vernon Root April 18, 1925 - May 16, 2016
Posted: May 18, 2016 - 11:46 am

Cremation has taken place, private family interment at a later date.

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Paul Loren Schifano May 3, 1938 - May 15, 2016
Posted: May 18, 2016 - 11:23 am

 A funeral is scheduled for Friday, May 20, 2016 at Habing Family Funeral Home in Gilroy at 2:00PM with a reception to follow at 2020 Hayes Lane, San Martin. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Paul's life. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Espiridion "Piri" Santos December 14, 1918 - May 14, 2016
Posted: May 18, 2016 - 9:21 am

 La familia los invita al velatorio que se realizara May 23, 2016 en el Habing Family Funeral Home 129 4th St. Gilroy, CA de 1:00-9:00PM con el Rosario a las 6 de la tarde. La misa se realizara en la iglesia catolica St. Mary’s Catholic Church el 24 de Mayo a las 10:30AM y luego al cementerio St. Mary’s en Gilroy, CA.

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Tuesday 05/17/2016
Paul J. Perez April 28, 1930 - May 10, 2016
Posted: May 17, 2016 - 9:29 am

 Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Habing Family Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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James Masami Yamane December 5, 1933 - May 11, 2016
Posted: May 17, 2016 - 9:01 am

Jim requested that there be no funeral service. The family would appreciate donations be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Monday 05/16/2016
Juanita (Brawley) Hulbert August 21, 1924 - May 13, 2016
Posted: May 16, 2016 - 1:08 pm

 Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Life Service on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 10:00 A.M., at the Habing Family Funeral Home, 129 4th Street, Gilroy; Graveside service following at Mount Hope Cemetery, 314 Spring Avenue, Morgan Hill; Reception immediately following at 13405 Foothill Avenue, San Martin.

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Robert John Brians (Bob) December 4, 1929 - May 10, 2016
Posted: May 16, 2016 - 9:15 am

Services: Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 4:30 P.M, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 720 Monterey Street, Hollister, CA 95023. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences. The Brians family invites all family and friends to this Celebration of Life of Bob Brians. This celebration will remember Bob's life and his effects on others. Following the memorial, there will be food to enhance socializing. Bob was not stuffy nor totally serious. Please bring your stories to the socializing after the service as he would have liked that.

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Friday 05/13/2016
Bettsy Sophie Coffman May 12, 1927 - May 3, 2016
Posted: May 13, 2016 - 10:19 am

Services have been held under the direction of Lima-Campagna-Johnson Funeral Home. 

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Wednesday 05/11/2016
Robert Joseph Lyon January 14, 1932 - April 24, 2016
Posted: May 11, 2016 - 10:49 am

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pet Friends, P.O. Box 1191 Hollister, CA 95024 A service will be held on May 14, 2016, at 6:30 P.M., at the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 North 5th Street, San Jose, CA.

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Francois Bonaparte June 19, 1959 - May 3, 2016
Posted: May 11, 2016 - 10:29 am

Visitation will be Friday, May 13th, 2016, from 1:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, May 14th, 2016, at 10:00 A. M., at South Valley Community Church in Gilroy followed by burial at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park. Condolences can be made at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Myrtle Elizabeth Wilson March 9, 1939 - May 6, 2016
Posted: May 11, 2016 - 10:12 am

Services will be Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 12:00 P.M., at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home followed by burial at IOOF Cemetery. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences

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Kayneta Ordaz September 7, 1933 - May 6, 2016
Posted: May 11, 2016 - 9:50 am

 Funeral Services Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 2:00 P.M., at Gilroy's First Baptist Church. Family would appreciate donations to Seasons Hospice or a favorite charity. Condolences at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Charles A. Costa October 2, 1930 - May 8, 2016
Posted: May 11, 2016 - 9:46 am

Services are pending. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Kathryn Loyce Sandy November 22, 1952 - April 12, 2016
Posted: May 11, 2016 - 8:19 am

 A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, June 5th, 2016, at 1:00 P.M., in the Veteran's Memorial Building located at 74 W. 6th Street in Gilroy, CA.

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Tuesday 05/10/2016
Ralph Joseph Leyva Senior April 7, 1926 - May 8, 2016
Posted: May 10, 2016 - 11:20 am

Funeral Arrangements: Friday, May 20, 2016, at 12:00 P.M., Grunnagle Funeral Home, 870 San Benito St., Hollister, CA 95023 Burial will follow at Mission San Juan Bautista Family Plot, followed by a reception.

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Monday 05/09/2016
John "Sandy" Bumgarner June 15, 1940 - March 10, 2016
Posted: May 09, 2016 - 11:16 am

 Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of his life, Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at The Unitarian Church, 825 Middlefield Dr., Petaluma. Interment with military honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery, 304 Magnolia Avenue, Petaluma. Donations in Sandy’s memory may be made to Lick Observatory at ucolick.org or to San Diego State University, Department of Astronomy, P-131, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-1221. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Adobe Creek Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Petalulma, CA.

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Friday 05/06/2016
Peter Garcia June 30, 1921 - May 5, 2016
Posted: May 06, 2016 - 4:03 pm

Memorial Services 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Habing Family Funeral Home. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Florence Margaret Ottoboni October 5, 1920 - May 3, 2016
Posted: May 06, 2016 - 2:13 pm

Private family graveside services have been held at San Juan District Cemetery. Donations are preferred to Mission San Juan Bautista. Condolences: www.grunnagle.com.

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Monday 05/02/2016
Donna B. Reinosa April 22, 1931 - April 30, 2016
Posted: May 02, 2016 - 9:58 am

Private cremation with private inurnment at Calvary Cemetery. Condolences: sanderfhcares.com.

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Friday 04/29/2016
Louise E. Gonzales April 6, 1927 - February 4, 2016
Posted: April 29, 2016 - 2:55 pm

 A grave site service is tentative for May 9, 2016, 12:00 P.M. at the St. Mary's Cemetery, Gilroy, CA.

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Kenny Keller August 22, 1960 - April 24, 2016
Posted: April 29, 2016 - 11:43 am

 Cremation has taken place. Private family interment at a later date.

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Robert "Bob" Wilkinson June 8, 1932 - April 20, 2016
Posted: April 29, 2016 - 9:33 am

 A celebration of Bob's life will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Christ's Church (formerly Hollister First Presbyterian) at 1:00 P.M., with a reception following.

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Anna Ketchu July 22, 1929 - April 13, 2016
Posted: April 27, 2016 - 9:39 am

 Born in Greece, Anna grew up in a small village.

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Monday 04/25/2016
Willie S. Jimenez July 1, 1941 - April 21, 2016
Posted: April 25, 2016 - 10:00 am

Memorial services will be held on Thursday, April 28th, 2016, 10:00 A.M., at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church in Morgan Hill, CA.

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Annabell Ramirez November 29, 1920 - April 19, 2016
Posted: April 25, 2016 - 8:31 am

Annabell's Mass of the Resurrection will be offered on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., in Mission San Juan Bautista. A reception at Dona Esther's restaurant will follow. For full obituary visit: www.grunnagle.com.

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Friday 04/22/2016
Isauro R. "Isaac" Lopez June 17, 1935 - April 22, 2016
Posted: April 22, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Rosary: May 5, 2016, at 7:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Mass: May 6, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at Sacred Heart Church. Interment: Calvary Cemetery. Condolences: sanderfhcares.com.

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Thursday 04/21/2016
Loretta "Laurie" M. Ratajczak December 28, 1926 - April 19, 2016
Posted: April 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm

 Services were held on Monday, April 25, 2016, at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Pleasanton. Burial at took place at Calvary Sacred Cemetery in Hollister. Please make any donations in her honor to Catholic Charities.

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Thomas William Johnson November 15, 1942 - April 17, 2016
Posted: April 21, 2016 - 10:53 am

 Thomas William Johnson passed away on April 17, 2016, surrounded by his wife and two daughters. 

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Wednesday 04/20/2016
Nancy Marselis July 10, 1941 - April 19, 2016
Posted: April 20, 2016 - 4:28 pm

 A memorial service celebrating her life will be held Saturday, April 23rd, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at St. John the Divine Church, 17740 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill. A reception will follow the ceremony. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. John the Divine Church.

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Roberto M. Casas May 13, 1948 - April 14, 2016
Posted: April 20, 2016 - 11:11 am

 Visitation will be on Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 5:00 P.M.to 8:00 P.M. with a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 P.M. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home on Friday, April 22, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. A reception will follow. Location to be announced. For full obituary visit: grunnagle.com.

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Henry Dale Horback September 22, 1940 - April 18, 2016
Posted: April 20, 2016 - 11:05 am

Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 5:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to Seasons Hospice would be appreciated. Condolences can be made at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Peter Paul Orlando Junior September 23, 1937 - November 22, 2015
Posted: April 20, 2016 - 10:36 am

  Memorial at Coyote Park in Morgan Hill, CA on April 30, 2016, at 12:00 P.M. All friends of Pete are welcome to pay respects and celebrate his life with his family. Call (209) 495-2148 for further details.

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Lydia Garcia Gregor February 29, 1952 - April 19, 2016
Posted: April 20, 2016 - 10:22 am

 Vigil Sunday, April 24, 2016, at 6:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass Monday, April 25, 2016, at 10:00 A.M., at St. Mary Catholic Church, Gilroy. Burial to follow at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy. Condolences at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Tuesday 04/19/2016
Pete Baltazar April 29, 1938 - April 15, 2016
Posted: April 19, 2016 - 12:03 pm

A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2016, at noon at The De La Cruz residence, 8511 Wayland Lane in Gilroy.

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Lillian Marie Pine January 22, 1921 - April 16, 2016
Posted: April 19, 2016 - 10:49 am

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Church in Gilroy, the Gilroy Historical Society or Hospice of Santa Cruz County. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., May 1, 2016, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Gilroy. Condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Monday 04/18/2016
Vincent Robert Perino May 20, 1960 - April 13, 2016
Posted: April 18, 2016 - 4:20 pm

 A mass celebrating his life will be held at St. Felicitas Catholic Church in San Leandro, CA on April 23, 2016, at 11:00 A.M.

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Wilma Eleanor Rowland December 22, 1919 - April 11, 2016
Posted: April 18, 2016 - 2:33 pm

 Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service, Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 11:00A.M., at Grace Baptist Church, 484 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose.

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Fletcher Warren Williams December 31, 1933 - April 14, 2016
Posted: April 18, 2016 - 12:37 pm

 Per his wishes, there will be no services.

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Maria Del Pilar Mottu' January 11, 1941 - April 14, 2016
Posted: April 18, 2016 - 11:09 am

Visitation will be held 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M., Friday, April 22, 2016, at Alta Vista Mortuary, 41 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA. 93901. Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M., Friday, April 22, 2016, at St. Theodore’s Church, 125 Center Street, Gonzales, CA. 93926. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 23, 2016, at St. Theodore’s Church, 125 Center Street, Gonzales, CA. 93926. Burial to follow at Gonzales District Cemetery, 1000 Highway 101, Gonzales, CA. 93926. Funeral arrangements by Alta Vista Mortuary. Online condolences to www.altavistamortuary.com.

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