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Friday 02/12/2016
Linda L. Regan Kubota August 24, 1948 - February 11, 2016
Posted: February 12, 2016 - 9:35 am

 Private cremation will be followed by private family services. 

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Thursday 02/11/2016
Robert Leroy Lemos June 11, 1941 - February 6, 2016
Posted: February 11, 2016 - 12:37 pm

Services will be scheduled at Sacred Heart Church in Ely, NV at a later date. 

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Bennie Masayuki Yamane January 28, 1931 - February 8, 2016
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 11:14 am

A memorial service to celebrate Bennie’s life will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 10:30 A.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, Bennie’s family requests that donations be made in his memory to the Gilroy Foundation, P.O. Box 774 Gilroy, CA 95021. Condolences can be made at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Jean Dorothy Ghent November 4, 1932 - February 1, 2016
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 10:09 am

 A Memorial Service will be held on February 15th, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at Calvary Cemetery in Hollister. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Jericho Mullen March 1998 - January 29, 2016
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 9:04 am

We have already parted this lifetime with Jericho, at a family graveside service.

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George L. Coffman April 17, 1934 - February 7, 2016
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 8:53 am

 The funeral will be held at Habing Family Home on Friday February 19th, 2016, at 1:00 P.M., Graveside service to follow at Gavlin Hills Memorial Park. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Maria Gonzalez August 8, 1948 - February 2, 2016
Posted: February 10, 2016 - 8:44 am

A visitation takes place Friday, February 12th, 2016, from 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. followed by a funeral service at 7:00 P.M. Final viewing Saturday, February 13th, 2016, from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M., all at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. Burial and reception to follow. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Kenneth L. Hershey, Sr. November 28, 1927 - February 7, 2016
Posted: February 09, 2016 - 11:32 am

 Visitation: Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 10:30 A.M., at Abundant Life Church, Hwy 25, near San Felipe Rd. Services begin at 11:00 A.M., at the church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Condolences : www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Jose DeLaRosa May 3, 1932 - February 8, 2016
Posted: February 09, 2016 - 10:20 am

Rosary: Friday, February 12, 2016, at 7:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Mass: Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at Sacred Heart Church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Lyle D. Perez Sr. January 13, 1947 - February 7, 2016
Posted: February 09, 2016 - 10:05 am

 A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 13th, 2016, at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Donald M. Wolfe August 26, 1932 - February 4, 2016
Posted: February 09, 2016 - 9:08 am

A Memorial Service will be held at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home on Friday, February 12th, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Monday 02/08/2016
Raymond Thomas Perez September 11, 1935 - February 5, 2016
Posted: February 08, 2016 - 4:45 pm

Funeral Mass will be Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at San Juan Bautista Mission. Ray’s family will bury him privately at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. At a later date, there will be a Celebration of his life. For further information go to www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Thomas Richard Esperson December 26, 1944 - January 15, 2016
Posted: February 08, 2016 - 4:30 pm

 Tom passed away peacefully at home, in the presence of his wife, Janet on Friday morning, January 15, 2016. Tom was born December 26, 1944, in San Jose, CA to William and Rosemary Esperson and spent most of his life in Sunnyvale, before moving to Gilroy seven years ago.

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David Flores Nunez May 13, 1938 - December 20, 2015
Posted: February 08, 2016 - 2:04 pm

A Graveside Service for Family and Friends, will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery on February 19, 2016, at 2:00 P.M. A celebration of his life will follow after the service.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Anthony "Tony" Bravo Sr. February 5, 1923 - January 30, 2016
Posted: February 04, 2016 - 2:21 pm

Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at Crossroads Christian Church, 1035 Rogge Road, Salinas, CA. 93906, Burial will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 18200 Damian Way, Salinas, CA. 93907. Funeral arrangements by Struve and Laporte.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Teresa Esqueda October 15, 1935 - February 2, 2016
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 3:12 pm

Rosary: Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 7:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Mass: Friday, February 12, 2016, at 11 A.M., at Sacred Heart Church. Interment: Calvary Cemetery. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Marguarite Aliene Crispino June 24, 1915 - January 20, 2016
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 11:34 am

A visitation will begin 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. Funeral Mass will follow at 1:00 P.M., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Gilroy. For condolences: www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Linda Armida Orozco September 22, 1960 - February 2, 2016
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 11:00 am

 Viewing and funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Habing Family Funeral Home, 129 4th St., Gilroy. Times are pending. For further information www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Delia Centeno June 12, 1951 - January 30, 2016
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 10:24 am

Visitation will be held on Monday evening at 7:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. Mass will be held Tuesday morning at 10:00 A.M., at St. Mary’s Church, followed by the burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery. For online condolences habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Eva Mae Malen December 12, 1931 - January 25, 2016
Posted: January 27, 2016 - 10:30 am

Per Eva’s wishes, no services will be held. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Jeanette Ann O'Linger September 1, 1926 - December 26, 2015
Posted: January 27, 2016 - 10:13 am

 A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 10:00 A.M., on February 6, 2016, at the New Hope Church of the Nazarene in Boise. Interment will be beside her husband at Olivewood Memorial Park in Riverside, CA. Remembrances may be posted on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jeanette.olinger.3  or at: http://www.bellavidafuneral.com/obituaries. Arrangements entrusted to Bella Vida Funeral Home in Boise, ID.

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Jack Robasciotti May 30, 1932 - January 24, 2016
Posted: January 27, 2016 - 10:16 am

 Memorial Service Friday, February 12, 2016, at 10:00 A.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. Reception to follow at Old City Hall Restaurant, Gilroy. Condolences at HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com Family would appreciate donations to your favorite charity. God bless.

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Tuesday 01/26/2016
Eva Rayo Trujillo October 26, 1956 - January 9, 2016
Posted: January 26, 2016 - 3:42 pm

Deceased Funeral Arrangements: St. Catherine's Church on February 1, 2016, in Morgan Hill at 11:00 A.M.

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Leonard C. "Lenny" Alvarez October 7, 1964 - January 25, 2016
Posted: January 26, 2016 - 12:29 pm

Visitation: Friday, January 29, 2016, from 1:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M., at St. Benedict Church. Mass: 2:30 P.M., at the church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Friday 01/22/2016
Artemia Moreno Traverso September 24, 1935 - January 19, 2016
Posted: January 22, 2016 - 11:25 am

Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016, at 1:00 P.M., at her ranch. For online condolences habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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John F. Lavagnino April 29, 1921 - January 19, 2016
Posted: January 22, 2016 - 11:06 am

The visitation will be held Sunday, January 24, 2016, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M., at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Family Funeral Home in Hollister, CA. A rosary will be offered Sunday, January 24, 2016, at 7:00 P.M., at Old Mission San Juan Bautista. The funeral service will be held at Old Mission San Juan Bautista on Monday, January 25, 2016, at 10:00 A.M., with Father Jerry Maher officiating. Reception to follow at Casa Maria. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice: https://secure3.ssmedia.com/ccvna/forms/donations/. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Wednesday 01/20/2016
Jeff Nessen Schmidt January 27, 1924 - January 20, 2016
Posted: January 20, 2016 - 3:18 pm

 A celebration of Jeff's life will take place on March 5, 2016, 11:00 A.M., at Tully Hall in Bitterwater. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to Hartnell College Foundation, Math & Science Department, 411 Central Ave., Salinas, CA 93901. Please mention Jeff Schmidt on "subject" line.

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Doris Jean Towne March 21, 1939 - January 17, 2016
Posted: January 20, 2016 - 11:07 am

  A Celebration of Life is planned for March 20, 2016. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Rebekah Children’s Services. Condolences can be made at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com .

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John Lavagnino April 29, 1921 - January 19, 2016
Posted: January 20, 2016 - 10:51 am

Arrangements are pending. Visit: www.grunnagle.com for details and condolences.

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Anthony James Carpio July 27, 1961 - December 16, 2015
Posted: January 20, 2016 - 10:42 am

Private cremation at Irvington Memorial Crematory.

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Jewel Adele Thrash May 25, 1922 - December 17, 2015
Posted: January 20, 2016 - 10:31 am

 At Jewel's request, her body has been donated to Loma Linda University Medical Center for the advancement of science.

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Tuesday 01/19/2016
James R. "Jim" Bidegary April 24, 1926 - January 18, 2016
Posted: January 19, 2016 - 2:12 pm

Visitation will commence at 10:30 A.M., at the Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home, 870 San Benito Street, Hollister, CA on Friday, January 22nd, 2016, with services beginning at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Monday 01/18/2016
William Joseph Conlan February 1, 1939 - December 20, 2015
Posted: January 18, 2016 - 10:39 am

 A Memorial Service will be held at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Morgan Hill at noon on January 30, 2016. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made in Bill's name to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org/donate.

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Frances Z. Cota June 16, 1930 - January 14, 2016
Posted: January 18, 2016 - 8:26 am

 Visitation: Thursday, January 21, 2016, 9:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M., at Black Cooper Sander. Mass: 11:00 A.M., at Sacred Heart Church. Inurnment: Friday, January 22, 2016, at 1:30 P.M., at Calvary Cemetery. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Friday 01/15/2016
Katherine G. Rey September 19, 1941 - January 13, 2016
Posted: January 15, 2016 - 2:03 pm

 Services will be private. Contact www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Donna Marie Johnson July 10, 1947 - January 10, 2016
Posted: January 15, 2016 - 12:17 pm

 Instead of flowers, donations should be made to the Sierra Hospice in Chester. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register, is available online at www.fehrmanmortuary.com. Deceased's funeral arrangements : No services scheduled.

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Thursday 01/14/2016
Victoria V. Valdez March 6, 1918 - January 13, 2016
Posted: January 14, 2016 - 3:49 pm

Visitation: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 1:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Mass: Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at Sacred Heart Church. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Wednesday 01/13/2016
Ernest "Bud" Norman April 2, 1932 - January 9, 2016
Posted: January 13, 2016 - 11:05 am

At Bud’s request, no memorial service or celebration of Life will be held. In lieu of a memorial, donations can be sent to Mabie Northside Nursing Home, 900 Sunset Drive.

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Erlinda Aguirre Maxwell July 6, 1927 - January 5, 2016
Posted: January 13, 2016 - 10:43 am

 A visitation will begin Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 10:00 A.M., followed by a funeral service at 1:00 P.M., both at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7999 Miller Ave., Gilroy. Cndolences to www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Gerd Karl Schneider October 9, 1930 - December 12, 2015
Posted: January 13, 2016 - 10:11 am

 A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at South Valley Community Church in Gilroy. For online condolences please go to HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Dr. David Forrest Fancher DVM May 22,1944 - December 23, 2015
Posted: January 13, 2016 - 9:31 am

 Services at a later date. See www.grunnagle.com.

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Dorothy L. "Nina" Arias February 6, 1923 - January 3, 2016
Posted: January 13, 2016 - 9:21 am

Vigil Friday, January, 15, 1016, 7:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 12:00 Noon at St. Mary’s Church, Gilroy. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Gilroy.

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Wayne S. Young April 30, 1941 - January 9, 2016
Posted: January 13, 2016 - 8:27 am

A visitation will begin Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 4:00 P.M., followed by a funeral service at 6:00 P.M., both at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7999 Miller Ave., Gilroy. For more information and online condolences visit www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Monday 01/11/2016
Daniel Benjamin Matranga January 21, 1924 - January 11, 2016
Posted: January 11, 2016 - 12:26 pm

The family will be holding a graveside service on Friday, January 22nd, 2016, at 10:30 A.M., at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.

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Thursday 01/07/2016
Ralph Lane Shannon October 26, 1940 - December 17, 2015
Posted: January 07, 2016 - 8:59 am

 Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 12th, 2016, at 11:30 A.M., at the Catholic Church Immaculate Conception, 7290 Airline Highway, Tres Pinos, CA. A reception will immediately follow at The 19th Hole, 7071 Airline Highway, Tres Pinos, CA.

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Wednesday 01/06/2016
Ellen B. Siverson September 5, 1920 - January 1, 2016
Posted: January 06, 2016 - 2:16 pm

Memorial services for Ellen will take place on January 30, 2016, at Advent Lutheran Church in Morgan Hill.

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Theodore (Ted) Kunio Kubota February 6, 1947 - December 24, 2015
Posted: January 06, 2016 - 11:11 am

Services were held on December 30, 2015, at 4:00 P.M., at Morgan Hill Buddhist Community Building located at 16450 Murphy Ave., Morgan Hill, CA 95037. 

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Mario Lucido January 3, 1919 - January 3, 2016
Posted: January 06, 2016 - 9:11 am

A funeral service will be held Monday, January 11, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., at the Santa Rosalia Chapel in San Carlos Cemetery, 792 Fremont Street, Monterey, CA with a reception to follow. Donations may be made to Hospice of the Central Coast, 2 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Monterey, CA 93940. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Brian Owen Kjellesvig July 25, 1940 - December 28, 2015
Posted: January 06, 2016 - 8:40 am

Services to celebrate his life will take place on Sunday, January 10, 2016, at 2:00 P.M., at Gilroy Presbyterian Church, reception to follow in the fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in his name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research here: https://www.michaeljfox.org.

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Tuesday 01/05/2016
Edward Martin January 3, 1927 - January 1, 2016
Posted: January 05, 2016 - 2:12 pm

Remembrances can be sent to: Los Banos Animal Shelter c/o Los Banos Police Department, 1000 Airport Rd, Los Banos, CA 93635. 209-827-7070. A double celebration of life service for Edward Martin and his granddaughter, Chelsea Martin, will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at Pea Soup Anderson’s in Santa Nella (Hwy 33 and IH 5) from 1:00-4:00 P.M., in their downstairs dining room.

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