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Glafira Fernandez Barragan

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Glafira Fernandez Barragan, a long-time resident of Watsonville, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. She was 75.
The daughter of Guadalupe Valencia and Primitivo Fernandez, she was born on Aug. 31, 1939. She was a native of Mexico and became a resident of Watsonville for 49 years.
She was most proud
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Paula Herrera

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Paula A. Herrera died in Watsonville on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. She was 88.
She was born in San Luis Portosi Mexico and lived in Watsonville all of her adult life. She was a cannery worker for Green Giant for more than 40 years. She loved music, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
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Arthur F. Siqueiros

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
Arthur F. Siqueiros died December 13th, 2014. His family ever-present at his bedside during his last days. He was loved very much by all who knew him, and especially loved by his family. His wit, his outlook on life, his ability to listen and give sage advice was appreciated by all who had occasion to talk a problem over with
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Douglas Jerrold Miller

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
Douglas Jerrold Miller, born September 12, 1925, in San Francisco, CA; died Saturday, November 22, 2014, in Dallas, TX after a long illness. He grew up in San Mateo, Glen Ellen, and Santa Rosa, CA, and served as a signalman in the United States Navy during World War II.
After the end of the war, Mr. Miller completed his
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Donna Gospodnetich Jensen

Posted: Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
HAYWARD -- Donna Mae Gospodnetich Jensen died on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in Hayward with her family by her side. She was 79.
She was born in Santa Maria to George Gospodnetich and Ida Mesquite on May 3, 1935. She attended grammar and high school in Watsonville. She was married to Otto Jensen for 53 years when he passed away
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Barbara Tucker

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
APTOS -- Barbara Young Glover Tucker died peacefully in her home in Aptos surrounded by family and friends after a two-year battle with lung cancer. She was 76.
Known as Bobby or Nani by her grandchildren, Mrs. Tucker was raised in Pasadena, the granddaughter of California Governor C. C. Young (1926), attended Westridge High School for Girls and
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Fumiko Okamoto

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
  ROYAL OAKS -- Fumiko Okamoto died at her home in Royal Oaks on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was 78.
  Mrs. Okamoto was born in Kagoshima, Japan and immigrated California in 1960, first settling in San Mateo and then moved to Watsonville in 1965. Her love for gardening influenced her in opening the H. Okamoto Nursery where she worked and
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Dorothy Wilkerson

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Dorothy Wilkerson died peacefully at home Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.  She was 86. 
Born in Gaastra, Mich., she graduated valedictorian from Stambaugh High School in 1946.  After graduation, she left Michigan and moved to Seattle, Wash. She soon landed her first job with the phone company and eventually transferred to Portland, Ore. It was there she
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Ramona Medley Ingersoll

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
January 18, 1930 ~ November 26, 2014 
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Ramona Ingersoll on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Mom was surrounded by her family when she stepped on a rainbow and joined her beloved husband of 56 years, Roy Ingersoll. Our only consolation lies in knowing that her spirit lives on
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Shirley A. Vasquez

Modified: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
Shirley A. Vasquez passed away peacefully Sunday, November 30, 2014, at the age of 76 with her 3 Sons by her side after a short battle with cancer. She was a native of Watsonville, California. She is proceeded in death by Parents William Sr. and Inez Nunes of Watsonville, Ca., Husband Gilbert L. Vasquez Sr. of Watsonville, Ca., Brother Oscar
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Robert Allen Grimsley

Modified: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
Aug. 30, 1946, Dec. 7, 2014 
Resident of Watsonville
Services will be held on Friday in Santa Cruz, for Robert Grimsley who passed away at his Watsonville home this past weekend.   Born in El Paso, Texas, he was 68 years old. "Bobby" as he was affectionately known to his family and friends, was a member of the Santa Cruz County
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Betty Leon

Posted: Monday, Dec 8th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Betty Leon died from a long illness surrounded by her family at Dominican Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was 79.
  Mrs. Leon lived in Watsonville for the past 12 years. She loved to cook and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
  Mrs. Leon is survived by her sons, Sam Jr., James,
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Domingos Sousa

Posted: Monday, Dec 8th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Domingos Sousa died on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Dominican Hospital after a brief illness. He was 77.
Mr. Sousa was a native of St. George, Azores Islands. He had lived Watsonville since 1969 and was a retired worker in the apple industry. He was known for his extensive vegetable garden at his home.
  He is survived by
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Benita Carrillo

Posted: Friday, Dec 5th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Benita Carrillo died on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. She was 89.
Born and raised in Santiago Tlatelolco, Jalisco she moved to California a couple of years ago where she spent the remaining years of her life with her family. She was a very loving, cheerful person that enjoyed having company. She will be remembered for her kindness
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Arturo Pablo

Posted: Friday, Dec 5th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Arturo Pablo died on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Stanford Hospital.  He was 60. 
Mr. Pablo was born in Mayantoc, Tarlac, Philippines and came to the United States in 2005. He worked at Golden Age Convalescent Home as a caregiver. He was a very hard-working man who supported his three children in the Philippines, Loida, Edmund and
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Jason Reyes

Posted: Friday, Dec 5th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Jason Carlos Reyes died at Santa Clara Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. He was 15.
He was born to Juan Carlos Reyes and Maria Cristina Aguilar in Watsonville on March 24, 1999. He was a well-liked student at an alternative education site who was very helpful and willing to take
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Barbara Young Glover Tucker

Posted: Friday, Dec 5th, 2014
Barbara Young Glover Tucker passed away peacefully in her home in Aptos, CA surrounded by family, friends and love. She bravely faced her two year challenge with lung cancer with the same strength, focus and determination that defined her entire 76 years of life. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Thomas & Lucy Glover, her sister Carolyn McDonough
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