Obituaries
 

Esperanza Hernandez

Esperanza Hernandez died peacefully surrounded by her family at a local nursing home on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was 91.... 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

 

Ricardo Dominguez Barajas

Ricardo Dominguez Barajas died in Watsonville on Friday, June 30, 2017. He was 45.... more

Martin Colendich

Martin Colendich, 88, passed away on July 14, 2017 after a long struggle with cancer.... more

Elaine Desrosiers

Elaine was born in Fall River, Massachusetts May 15, 1924 and passed away July 2, 2017 in Pacific Grove.... more

 

Luis Garcia

Luis Garcia died surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at his home in Freedom. He was 74.... more

 

Mary Nobuko Okamoto

Mary Nobuko Okamoto died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, June 12, 2017 in McLean, Va. She was 96.... more

 

Ann Redfield

Ann Redfield died peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was 85. ... more

Martin Colendich

Martin Colendich, 88, passed away on July 14, 2017 after a long struggle with cancer.... more

 

Bill Barraza

Bill Barraza died on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Watsonville Post-Acute Center. He was 92.... more

 

Shirley Christmore Stroh

Shirley Christmore Stroh died peacefully on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at her home with her best friend/soul mate and husband Jerry Stroh by her side. She was one month shy of 80.... more

Freddie Mack Thompson

Freddie Mack Thompson, 73, of Maricopa, Arizona, entered into his eternal home on June 22, 2017, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.... more

Frances Ann Russell

Frances Ann Russell, a native of Watsonville was born on February 16, 1923 and passed from this life on July 10, 2017.... more

 

Sergio Torres

Sergio R. Torres died on Monday, July 10, 2017, surrounded by his family at his home in Watsonville. He was 56.... more

 

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Rocha

Gerald A. “Jerry” Rocha died at his Hollister residence on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. He was 71.... more

Betty Mae Serpa

Betty Mae Serpa passed away peacefully in her home on April 30, 2017 at her active age of 90.... more

Judith Wales

May 30, 1948 -June 10, 2017... more

Robert “Fritz” Koontz

With his children by his side, Fritz passed away on July 8.... more

Maria De Jesus Torres

Maria De Jesus Torres departed from earth to heaven on July 7, 2017 surrounded by family and loved ones.... more

Esther Campos

Esther Campos passed away peacefully at her home in her sleep on July 5, 2017.... more

Carrie Mayo

Carrie Mayo, a longtime resident of Watsonville passed away suddenly July 1, 2017. ... more

John C. Bowie

John C. Bowie, a longtime resident of Watsonville, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2017 surrounded by family.... more

Tony Maglich

Tony Maglich (age 82), beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died at home on Saturday, July 1, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Gabriel Jose Reyes

March 19, 1918-June 30, 2017 Watsonville, Ca... more

 

Joan Otsuji

Joan Otsuji passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017.... more

Denise Gayle Martinez

Mar 2, 1960 - June 19, 2017... more

Kenneth Norman Lewis

February 7, 1943 – June 21, 2017... more

Marcia Ruth Fiorovich Kenoyer

March 20,1936-July 8, 2016... more

Alvin Lawrence Lease

Mr. Alvin Lawrence Lease passed away at Watsonville Community Hospital on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.... more

 

Kenneth Robert Sears

August 17, 1933 - April 23, 2017 Watsonville... more

Lloyd Oliver

Lloyd Oliver, of Watsonville, CA, passed away, Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz.... more

Clarence M. Savage

December 15, 1934~May 6, 2017... more

Hilda Wimer

September 22, 1927 – April 23, 2017... more

Juana Valdez Hernandez

Juana Valdez Hernandez went home to be with her Savior on May 5, 2017. She was 94 years old. ... more

Thomas Patrick Peterson

After a long and valiant battle, Thomas Patrick Peterson, 69, of Pukalani, Maui passed away peacefully on May 1, 2017 under the compassionate care of Hospice Maui, his dear friend and caregiver, Janet Serafica (Caring Hands Maui), and his loving family.... more

Nina F. Matulich

Lifelong resident of Watsonville, Nina F. Matulich, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017. She was 93.... 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

Yoshiye Kaita

July 11, 1921 to April 26, 2017... more

Brenda Ullman Schmida

April 4, 1928–April 13, 2017 Resident of Aptos for 57 years... more

Doris Lorraine Beall

Watsonville – Doris Lorraine Beall of Watsonville died peacefully in her home on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was 90. ... more

Dolores Harlan

Dolores was born in Fresno, California on May 26, 1922, and died peacefully with her daughter by her side late Tuesday night, April 18, 2017.... more

Ricardo Muruato

Ricardo Muruato died at home from Adenocarcinoma on March 18, 2017 surrounded by his loving family a short time before his 90th birthday.... more

Janet Meidl

November 8, 1920 - March 29, 2017... more

Clare Estelle Hazleton Powers-Pelich

Clare Estelle Hazleton Powers-Pelich passed away at the age of 101 on February 27, 2017 in Santa Cruz, California.... more

Nora Jane Garbini

On April 9, 2017, Nora Jane Garbini (née Jolley) passed away with family and friends at her side, following a series of strokes. She was 69.... more

Kelly Lynn Hurley

Kelly Lynn Hurley passed away unexpectedly in New York City on April 11, 2017.... more