Obituaries
 

Mark Alvarez

Mark Anthony Alvarez of Watsonville died on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 surrounded by family. He was 32.... more

 

Joseph Tomasello

Joseph J. Tomasello died unexpectedly but peacefully at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. He was 81. ... more

 

Mary Birimisa

Mary Birimisa died at her home in Watsonville on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 from a long illness. She was 94.... more

 

Martha Villa Gomez

Martha Villa Gomez died on Monday, September 11, 2017, at Watsonville Community Hospital. She was 80. ... more

Irene Pearl Restituto

After a long, energetic and fulfilled life of 88 years, Irene succumbed on September 13, 2017.... more

 

Silvino Zafra Torralva

Silvino Zafra Torralva died on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 in Prunedale, two days before his 52nd birthday.... more

 

Cecilia Melgoza

Cecilia Melgoza died at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. She was 46.... more

Major Genevieve Marie Simunovich

Genevieve was born in Watsonville CA on Feb. 18, 1923, the eldest daughter of John and Jennie Simunovich.... more

Alfredo “Freddie” Riojas

Alfredo “Freddie” Riojas died September 12, 2017, at his home in Watsonville.... more

Jennie Gervasio

Jennie Gervasio passed away unexpectedly on September 11, 2017.... more

Rio L. Shew

Rio L. Shew, 93, of Watsonville, CA passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 11, 2017 in the company of her daughter.... more

 

Luis Ayala Jr.

Luis Ayala Jr. died on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at Sutter Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. He was 67.... more

 

Robert Hanson

Robert Nelton Hanson died on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. He was 86.... more

Juan “John” Lerma

Juan “John” Lerma passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017.... more

George Athan Elliott

(Geogios Athanasios Eliopoulos) Feb. 9, 1926 – Sept. 2, 2017... more

 

Dena Maniotes Dejon Culbertson

Dena Maniotes Dejon Culbertson died peacefully in her sleep of heart failure on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. She was 78.... more

 

Anne Hoqui Elissondo

Anne Hoqui Elissondo, a 40-year resident of the Santa Cruz area, died suddenly due to heart failure on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Dominican Hospital.... more

 

Jeffrey Wallace

Jeffrey Scott Wallace of Watsonville died on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. He was 57.... more

 

Beverly Berti

Beverly Jean Berti died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. She was 68. ... more

 

Consuelo Higareda Renteria

Consuelo Higareda Renteria died on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 in Watsonville, a day after celebrating her 90th birthday.... more

 

Benjamin Baena

Benjamin Baena died at his home in Watsonville on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. He was 98.... more

Guadalupe “Lupe” Hernandez Velasquez

Guadalupe “Lupe” Hernandez Velasquez passed away at Stanford Medical Center on Friday, September 1, 2017.... more

Gary Shannon Fry, Jr.

Gary Shannon Fry, Jr. passed away unexpectedly, August 26, 2017 at his home in Stockton, California. ... more

 

Tom Yoshida

1/21/1933 to 8/30/2017... more

 

Florence Porter Smith

August 4, 1922- August 28, 2017 ... more

 

Toribio ‘Peewee’ Uribe Sr.

Toribio “Peewee” Uribe Sr. died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. He was 69.... more

Ken Martin

1942-2017... more

Lorraine Everitt Stucki

Lorraine Everitt Stucki, born in 1931 in Watsonville, California, passed away at her home in Watsonville on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the age of 86. ... more

James E. Beacom

James (Jim) Beacom, a longtime teacher, coach and past resident of Watsonville, passed away April 29, 2017 at Sonora Regional Medical Center near his home in MiWuk Village, CA. Jim was ... more

Leman DeWayne “Lemar” Turley

Leman DeWayne “Lemar” Turley passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at his sister’s home, surrounded by loved ones, listening to his favorite station KPIG.... more

Josephine Figueroa Delgado

May 17, 1913 – July 16, 2017... more

Gerald D. Brunner

January 1, 1933 - July 15, 2017... more

Carlos Ernesto “Ernie” Arellano

Ernie Arellano, 48, a longtime resident of Watsonville, CA, passed away at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.... more