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Simeon Marquez Elarco

Posted: Monday, Jul 6th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Simeon Marquez Elarco died on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, surrounded by his family at his home in Watsonville.  He was 78. 
Born in the Philippine Islands, he lived there until 1978 when he immigrated to the United States, settling in Watsonville. He worked for Dobler & Sons for 20 years. Mr. Elarco enjoyed going to flea
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Teresa Tapiz Rodriguez

Posted: Monday, Jul 6th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Teresa Tapiz Rodriguez died peacefully at her home in Watsonville on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. She was 60.
Mrs. Rodriguez was born on Nov. 3, 1954 in Watsonville to Joseph and Isabel. She worked a variety of jobs throughout her adulthood, but she devoted her time raising her five sons whom she was most proud of.
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Hubert “Ray” Jennings

Posted: Monday, Jul 6th, 2015
June 13, 1939, July 2, 2015
Hubert "Ray" Jennings passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family, on July 2, 2015. Ray worked for Western Farm Service for over 30 years, but his real passions were hot rods, Harleys, car shows, and swap meets. He enjoyed road trips to visit car shows and swap meets. He
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Betty Geesman

Posted: Thursday, Jul 2nd, 2015
APTOS -- Betty Geesman of Aptos died on Thursday, June 11, 2015 after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma. She was 59.

She was born in San Mateo on June 4, 1956 to Frank and Avalon LeChevalier. She graduated from Sequoia High School and earned a Master's Degree in Education from San Jose State University. She was
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Joe Martinez

Posted: Thursday, Jul 2nd, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Joe H. Martinez died peacefully surrounded by his family at a local hospital on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. He was 76.
Mr. Martinez was born in Rancho Cucamonga. His family moved and settled in the Watsonville area when he was a young child. Here he attended local schools and graduated from high school. Soon after, he
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Beverly Ragsdale

Posted: Thursday, Jul 2nd, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Beverly Ragsdale died peacefully in Watsonville on Thursday, June 25, 2015. She was 69.
Mrs. Ragsdale was born on Feb. 28, 1946 in Rock Island, Ill. to Jesse and Lois Stockwell. For many years she worked at Freedom Auto Glass and at the Hostess Bread Store in Watsonville. In her free time she enjoyed cooking, reading
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Thelma Dorey

Modified: Thursday, Jul 2nd, 2015
Thelma Dorey passed away peacefully on July 1st; she was 101 years old.
She was strong, proud and resilient. She was born in Mt. Leonard, Missouri on May 2, 1914 and raised by loving parents who taught her strong Midwestern values. She overcame a serious automobile accident in her teens to marry the love of her life Glen
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Elizabeth Ann Canepa

Posted: Thursday, Jul 2nd, 2015
Elizabeth Ann Canepa, born May 19, 1918 in San Francisco, California, passed into eternal life on May 25, 2015 in Santa Cruz.
Elizabeth was known for her passion for cooking and love of life with family and friends.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Dante Canepa and her granddaughter, Terrie Lee Molina. She is survived by her daughter,
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Salvador Fernandez Alvarez Jr.

Posted: Friday, Jun 26th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Salvador Fernandez Alvarez Jr. unexpectedly died in Watsonville on Sunday, June 21, 2015. He was 30.
Mr. Fernandez Alvarez was born on Dec. 11, 1984 in Watsonville to Salvador and Maria Fernandez.
He enjoyed many aspects of life especially fishing, gardening, working on cars, hiking, barbecues, visiting with family and friends. He also enjoyed
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Irene Giacoma

Posted: Friday, Jun 26th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Irene Giacoma died on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at a local hospital. She was 98.
Mrs. Giacoma loved traveling across Europe and the U.S. She enjoyed tending to her flower garden, but most of all she loved her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Giacoma. She is survived by her daughters,
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Fidel Magdaleno

Posted: Friday, Jun 26th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Fidel Magdaleno died peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at a local hospital. He was 85.
Mr. Magdaleno was born in Tiazazalca, Michoacan, Mexico on May 31, 1930. Before retiring he followed the seasonal crops, but mostly he liked picking grapes at Delano and Fresno and was always a hard working person
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John Rodriguez

Posted: Friday, Jun 26th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- John Glen Rodriguez died on Saturday, June 13, 2015. He was 49.
Mr. Rodriguez was born on June 24, 1965 to Raymond Rodriguez and Augustine Rodriguez.
He is survived by his wife, Dodonna Rodriguez; children, Ashley Rodriguez, Aaron Rodriguez; and siblings, Joseph Rodriguez, Daniel Rodriguez, Frank Rodriguez, Ronald Rodriguez and Robert Rodriguez. He was preceded
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Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz

Posted: Wednesday, Jun 24th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Watsonville. He was 39.
Mr. Fernandez-Ruiz was born to Antonio Fernandez Rocha and Eva Ruiz in Michoacán, Mexico on June 17, 1976, and has resided in this community where he worked for local strawberry ranchers for about 20 years. He was a hard worker who provided
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Olive T. Hamisch

Posted: Wednesday, Jun 24th, 2015
1916-2015
Olive was born in Hillsboro, Oregon on July 1st, 1916. She was raised in Sumner, Washington. In 1935, Olive was a Daffodil Princess at the Puyallup Valley Festival in Tacoma, Washington.
She attended the College of Puget Sound, where she met her husband, Fred. They were married and moved to Corralitos in 1940. She and Fred farmed in the
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Sarah Reynolds Sullivan

Posted: Wednesday, Jun 24th, 2015
February 22, 1958, June 18, 2015
Sarah Reynolds Sullivan reunited with her father Jim Reynolds and grandson Trevor Sandoval up in heaven Thursday June 18th. She died due to complications of a heart attack at Dominican Hospital. She was a 57 year old Watsonville native, where she attended Pajaro School and Watsonville High. She was a Real Estate Agent and
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