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Marcelina Orbizo

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
  WATSONVILLE -- Marcelina A. Orbizo died at her home in Watsonville on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. She was just two weeks short of her 85th birthday.
  Mrs. Orbizo was born in San Fabian, Pangasinan Island, Philippines on Oct. 4, 1929. She worked for over 20 years as an assistant for her late husband, Dionisio Orbizo's tailor business in the Philippines.
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Betty Jeanne Falcon

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
Betty Jeanne Falcon, 88, of La Selva Beach passed away on September 9, 2014 surrounded by family in her residence at Sunshine Villa in Santa Cruz, CA.
Betty (Jeanne) was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Bertha and Anton Soley on October 29, 1925. She attended high school at Santa Clara High and graduated in 1943. She started
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Marina Muzzio

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
Lifelong resident of Watsonville, Marina J. Muzzio, passed away September 19, 2014 in a local convalescent home in Watsonville at 93 years of age.
As a young woman, Marina and her sisters waited tables at her mother, Angelina's restaurant located at the family home on Front Street in Watsonville. Marina enjoyed serving the homemade ravioli's and other dishes. She worked
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Don Franceschi

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
June 27, 1934~September 19, 2014
Resident of Watsonville
Don Franceschi died on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the age of 80, after a brief series of illnesses.
Don was a lifelong resident of Watsonville. He graduated from Watsonville High School, class of 1952. He enjoyed and excelled at sports in his youth and was an Aggie in high school and
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Nancy Copriviza

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Nancy Copriviza died peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at her home in Watsonville. She was 76.
  Mrs. Copriviza was born to Peter and Mary Stolich and raised in Watsonville where she attended Notre Dame School. After graduating high school she went to the University of San Francisco to study nursing. She worked at a doctors office and
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Margaret Ann Vaca

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
July 12, 1943~September 15, 2014
With sadness and gratitude, we announce that Margaret Ann Vaca passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Born to the late Pearl and Marie Fauver in Modesto, CA. She was a homemaker who put her children first above all.
She is survived by her two children; her son, Kenneth Raul and his spouse,
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Louise Clara Bilicich

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
 Louise Bilicich, died peacefully at home on the morning of September 14th, surrounded by her family.  She was 91 years of age. She was born on March 12, 1923 in San Francisco, CA, but spent her youth growing up in Santa Cruz.  She was a graduate of Santa Cruz High School and also San Jose State University.  During her college
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Margaret Lorraine Barnes McKeever

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
Margaret Lorraine Barnes McKeever 96, of Watsonville passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in the presence of her family. She was born February 16, 1918 in Athens, IL.  Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence McKeever, and her brothers, Don Barnes, Cecil Barnes, Linniel Barnes, and Lehman Barnes.  She is survived by her only child and son, Lyall
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Lloyd Raymond Jennings

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
Lloyd Raymond Jennings, 66, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, September 11, 2014 after a short battle with mesothelioma. He was born December 18, 1947 in Watsonville and moved to Hollister 15 years ago to be near his grandchildren.
   Lloyd retired from Crop Production Services/Western Farm Service after working there for 47 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping with family, gardening, driving his hot
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Louise Bilicich

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Louise Bilicich died peacefully at home in Watsonville on Sept. 14, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was 91.
She was born on March 12, 1923 in San Francisco, but spent her youth growing up in Santa Cruz. She was a graduate of Santa Cruz High School and also San Jose State University. Professionally, she
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Victoria Salazar Sainz

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Victoria Salazar Sainz died peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. She was 81.
She was born on April 23, 1933 in Jalisco, Mexico to Leonides and Maria De Jesus Sainz. She was a long-time resident of Watsonville since 1967. She worked for the Watsonville Canning Company for over 30 years. After retiring
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Susana Rios Antunez

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Susana Rios Antunez died surrounded by her family on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. She was 46.
  She was born to Silvino Rios and Silvina Antunez in Guerrero, Mexico on May 24, 1968. Ms. Rios and her children lived in the Watsonville area for the last eight years. She was a hardworking person and a good provider for
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Roy Mokrzycki

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Roy S. Mokrzycki died peacefully with his family at his side on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. He was 71.
Mr. Mokrzycki was born to Thelma (Lundgren) and Stanley Mokrzycki in Chicago, Ill. on Nov. 30, 1942. He was a resident at Independence Square in Watsonville. He was raised primarily in Chicago and Dayton, Ohio and graduated
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Ernesto Sanchez

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
  WATSONVILLE -- Ernesto M. Sanchez died at Watsonville Community Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. He was 67.
  Mr. Sanchez was born in Manila, Philippines on Nov. 22, 1946 and lived in Watsonville for the past 25 years. Mr. Sanchez worked at Fox for seven years as a machine operator. He enjoyed reading, listening to music, watching CNN, Jay Leno
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Joshua Adam Price

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
Joshua Adam Price was born on March 9, 1979, in Watsonville, CA, to Harry and Jo Price. Josh, 35, went home to be with the Lord on September 6, 2014.  He was on his way to his sister's house to help move a project when he was killed in a tractor accident. 
As a boy, Josh was energetic, mechanically gifted,
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Nancy Copriviza

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
Nancy Copriviza passed away peacefully on September 9, 2014 at her home in Watsonville, Ca.  
Nancy was born and raised in Watsonville, California where she attended Notre Dame School. After graduating High School she went to the University of San Francisco to study nursing.  In her early Twenties she met the love of her life Anthony Copriviza and soon
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Betty Benson

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
Betty Venetta Benson, 86, of Watsonville, died peacefully on September 5, 2014 at Valley Convalescent Hospital.
Mrs. Benson was born November 28, 1927 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to Walter and Ruth Ragan. She was one of nine children.
She moved to California as a young woman. Here, she married Bo Benson and spent many happy years as a wife, mother
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Adolf Galván

Modified: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Adolf Galván died on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center due to complications arising from a hit-and-run incident in Santa Cruz. He was 70.
Mr. Galván was born in El Control in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. At the age of 6, his family moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, where he
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Marian McKenna

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Marian McKenna was 98.
She and her husband Mac managed the Monterey Vista Mobile Home Estates together and did so for several years. Mrs. McKenna was always ready for a friendly game of cards, a trip to Hawaii, a road trip anywhere or a meal with her friends and family. She was never one to cry
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Arcelia Velez

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Arcelia Velez died at her home on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. She was 83.
Mrs. Velez was born on Sept. 16, 1930 in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Watsonville with her husband, Rafael Velez in 1953. She worked as a teacher's aide for PVUSD at H.A. Hyde and Alianza schools. She was a member of
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