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Daniel R. Torres

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 19th, 2014
On August 16, 2014 Daniel R. Torres, peacefully passed away at the age of 80.
He was born on April 12, 1934 in Tamazula de Gordiano Jalisco, Mexico .
Daniel was so full of life and was a very happy man. He loved to travel, playing cards and spend his free time by the beach (Guayavitos.) Daniel valued family gatherings
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Joao Brazil

Posted: Monday, Aug 18th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Joao Morais Brazil of Watsonville died on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 after a long illness. He was 82.
He was born in San Jorge, Azores, on Sept. 1, 1931. He was a very active member of the Portuguese community of Watsonville.
Mr. Brazil is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rosa Brasil; his two
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Petra Leyva De Diaz

Posted: Monday, Aug 18th, 2014
Petra Leyva De Diaz, 81, of Watsonville passed away on August 14, 2014. She was born in Durango, Mexico on July 29, 1933. Petra, also known as, Mom, Grandma, Tia and Nina, loved cooking and caring for her loved ones.
Petra was preceded in death by her parents, Rumalda Astorga and Guadalupe Leyva; husband, Jose M. Diaz; brothers, Miguel Leyva,
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Gerald Boyd

Posted: Friday, Aug 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Gerald Marshall Boyd died on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 at Watsonville Community Hospital. He was 82.
Mr. Boyd was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Corp of Engineers in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Jayne Sato Boyd; and his children, Patrick and David Boyd. He was preceded in death
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Josh Gluhan

Posted: Friday, Aug 15th, 2014
CORRALITOS -- Josh Gluhan, a recent resident of Corralitos, died on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Mr. Gluhan graduated from Moreland Notre Dame in Watsonville, and Aptos High School. He played many sports throughout his youth, including Salsipuedes Little League baseball, YMCA basketball, Notre Dame basketball and golf, high school water polo, football, and was a four-year
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Joao Morais Brazil

Posted: Friday, Aug 15th, 2014
Joao Morais Brazil, 82, of Watsonville passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 after a long illness.
He was born in San Jorge, Azores, on September 1, 1931.  He was a very active member of the Portuguese community of Watsonville.
Joao is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Rosa Brasil; his two sons, Dean Brazil and wife, Cathy
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Elvira Flores

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
PAJARO -- Elvira Flores died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was 90.
Mrs. Flores was born in Fresno and moved to Watsonville when she was 11 years old in 1935. She attended local schools. She lived her life in Pajaro and was well known throughout her neighborhood. She began her
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Mela Galvan

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Mela R. Galvan died peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. She was 96.
Mrs. Galvan was full of life. She was a great healer and enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the casinos, gardening and loved all of her birds. The doors of her home were always open to all her family
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Frank Joseph Costa

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 12th, 2014
Frank Joseph Costa passed away peacefully on Saturday August 9, 2014 at the age of 89. Born on August 23, 1924 in Watsonville. He lived his entire life in the Aromas area.
Over the years on his ranch he operated a dairy, grew walnuts, apples and apricots and owned Peter Pumpkin Farm. He also worked as
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Elvira Flores

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 12th, 2014
On August 8, 2014 Elvira Flores peacefully passed away surrounded by her children and grandchildren at the age of 90. She was reunited with her husband, Lou S Flores, in heaven. She remains in our hearts and will be deeply missed.

Vera was born in Fresno and moved to Watsonville when she was 11 years old in 1935. She
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Barbara Bradley-DeQuattro

Posted: Monday, Aug 11th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Barbara Leigh Bradley-DeQuattro died peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. She was 80.
  Mrs. Bradley-DeQuattro was born in Maywood to Harper Stanfield Powell and Estlelyn Bradley Powell on June 22, 1934. She married John Mullin Sr., and raised five children in the foothills of Watsonville. Mrs. Bradley-DeQuattro had a variety of
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Mela Galvan

Posted: Monday, Aug 11th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Mela R. Galvan died peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. She was 96.
Mrs. Galvan was full of life. She was a great healer and enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the casinos, gardening and loved all of her birds. The doors of her home were always open to all her family
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Bernard Blanchette

Posted: Friday, Aug 8th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Bernard F. Blanchette died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was 71.
Mr. Blanchette was born on May 24, 1943. He graduated Upland High School in 1962. He was proud of his service in the Army Airborne from 1962-1965 before he was a California Highway Patrol Officer from 1968-1980.
He is survived by his wife,
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Francisco Bobadilla

Posted: Friday, Aug 8th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Francisco G. Bobadilla died on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at his home in Watsonville. He was 68.
A native of Mexico, he lived in Watsonville for 45 years. Mr. Bobadilla worked in the raspberries for many years before finishing his career at New West Foods where he worked five years before retiring. When he
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Claudia Sotelo-Valdovinos

Posted: Friday, Aug 8th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Claudia Sotelo-Valdovinos died unexpectedly in her home on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. She was 42. 
  Ms. Sotelo-Valdovinos was born to Juan Francisco Sotelo Herrera and Genoveba Valdovinos on Oct. 28, 1971 at Jalisco, Mexico. She had been a resident of this community for the past 24 years. She was a wonderful single mother who loved raising her
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Barbara Leigh Bradley-DeQuattro

Posted: Friday, Aug 8th, 2014
June 22, 1934 - August 3, 2014
Resident of Cameron Park and Aptos, California
Barbara Leigh Bradley-DeQuattro passed away peacefully with her family by her side. She was born in Maywood,California to Harper Stanfield Powell and Estlelyn Bradley Powell both of Texas. Barbara was the youngest of three girls, Jera Lyn Cortland of Cameron Park, who preceded her in death
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