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Pete Mendoza

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 1st, 2014
Raised in Watsonville, Resident of Santa Clara
Sept 10, 1957, Sept 29, 2014
All those who knew Pete agree that he lived life the way he wanted. Always energetic even as he battled health issues. His passion for sports, especially playing golf in his later years, kept him young and active.
We'll all miss Pete's whit and

Frank Gill

Posted: Monday, Sep 29th, 2014
ROYAL OAKS -- Frank P. Gill of Royal Oaks died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. He was 86.
Mr. Gill was proud of his employment at Granite Construction for over 30 years. He was always a very hard worker and dedicated father to his family who he loved dearly. In his spare time, he

Jon Ashcraft

Posted: Monday, Sep 29th, 2014
Jon, a long time West Linn resident, passed away September 17, 2014 at the age of 71. He was born June 1, 1943 in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada. Jon, his sister Judy, and parents Dr. Harry Ashcraft and Katherine Rodgers Ashcraft lived in Watsonville, California.
At the age of five his family moved to Corralitos, a community in the hills

Harold R. King

Posted: Monday, Sep 29th, 2014
Harold R. King died peacefully at home in Watsonville, surrounded by a loving family, on September 17, 2014 (age 90).
He was born August 3, 1924 in Red Bluff, California, raised in the northwest and graduated from Klamath Falls High School in 1942. Marrying the love of his life Flora L. Taylor in 1943, they raised three children on an

Franklin Hix

Posted: Saturday, Sep 27th, 2014
Franklin Ray Hix of Royal Oaks died on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. He was 80.
Mr. Hix was born on Feb. 10, 1934. He was a veteran of the Air Force and worked as a chef at Monterey Bay Area restaurants for over 50 years. He was known as Pops, Pepa, Daddy, Grandpa and Dad. The family would like

MaryLou Sears

Posted: Friday, Sep 26th, 2014
MaryLou Sears was born Dec 4th 1929, and passed away peacefully on Sept. 12th 2014. Born and raised in Watsonville, the youngest of three, to John and Nellie Bremis. She leaves her brother Paul Bremis of Watsonville and sister Kathleen Marrington of Rogue River, Oregon.
She was a beloved mother to Mike, Suzanne and Scott Sears, as well as loving

Donald (Don) Curtis Sr.

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 24th, 2014
Passed suddenly on 9/12/14 at his home in King City, he was 53.
Don was born in San Luis Obispo on 12/23/60. His family moved to the Freedom area when he was 12 yrs. old from Paso Robles. He moved 3 yrs. ago to King City.
He retired after working for RMC Pacific Materials now known as Cemex in Marina.

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.

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

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

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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