Obituaries
 

Zacarias De Anda

Zacarias De Anda died with his wife by his side at Watsonville Community Hospital on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. He was 96.... more

 

Benjamin ‘Ben’ Feliciano

Benjamin “Ben” R. Feliciano of Watsonville died on July 8, 2018 in Salinas. He was 37.... more

 

Jose Feliciano

Jose Ariel Feliciano died at Dominican Hospital surrounded by his family on Saturday, July 14, 2018. He was 62.... more

 

David Reyes Orozco

David Reyes Orozco died peacefully at his Watsonville home on Friday, July 13, 2018. He was 86.... more

 

Jose Solorio

Jose Jesus Solorio died at his home in Watsonville on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. He was 86.... more

Barbara Jean Gray

Beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend, Barbara Jean Gray peacefully passed away at Dominican Hospital in Soquel on July 10, 2018 at the age of 75 after her second battle with cancer. ... more

Ronald Dale DeBenedetti

A resident of Corralitos for 46 years, Ron passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 on his beloved family ranch.... more

Ernest J. “Ernie” Bontadelli

Ernest J. “Ernie” Bontadelli, a longtime farmer and resident of La Selva Beach, died peacefully at home with family near on Friday, June 22, 2018 after a full life at the age of 92.... more

Mike D. Orozco

Mike D. Orozco aged 76, passed away peacefully the morning of July 13, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.... more

Dr. Henrique Mayorga Nestler

Holding the hand of his wife of 68 years, Emma, and surrounded by family, Dr. Henrique Nestler (Rick) passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018 at Watsonville Community Hospital.... more

W. Paul Foster

Paul was born in Independence, Missouri, and later moved with his family to Watsonville, CA where he spent his childhood.... more

Mae Catherine Stolich

Mae Catherine Stolich died July 13, 2018, at Montecito Manor. ... more

 

Frederic Porta

Frederic Lee Porta died peacefully in Watsonville on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. He was 75.... more

Vera Dodge Streig

Mrs. Vera Streig (nee Dodge) died peacefully in Valley Heights Convalescent Hospital on June 8, 2018 in Watsonville, California at the age of 93.... more

 

Antonio Pini Sr.

Antonio Raymond Pini Sr. died on Friday, June 22, 2018. He was 92.... more

Evelyn Beeson

Evelyn Beeson passed away July 11, 2018 at the age of 88.... more

Gloria A Kellogg

Gloria A. Kellogg, 90, longtime Monterey and Santa Cruz County resident, died peacefully at home with family present after a brief illness March 3, 2018.... more

Pauline Gribble Powers

Pauline Gribble Powers passed away from a brief illness on July 7, 2018, in Watsonville, CA.... more

Stanley Miller Dietrich

Stan Dietrich passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 20, 2018.... more

Frank Kellogg

Frank L. Kellogg, Jr., 91, longtime Santa Cruz County resident, died peacefully at home with family present March 5, 2018, after an extended illness. ... more

Earl “Wayne” Wyckoff

Wayne died suddenly and unexpected of a Chronic Aortic Dissection Rupture on July 2, 2018 at the age of 67 years old.... more

Manuel Azevedo Soares Teixeira

Manuel Azevedo Soares Teixeira passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Watsonville Community Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Sergio R. Torres

You are with me even though you are far away. You are in my thoughts, in my life always.... more

Gerald “Jerry” Cordoza

On June 15, 2018, lifelong Watsonville native and third generation Pajaro Valley resident, Gerald “Jerry” Cordoza passed away at home surrounded by his family.... more

Julie Cendejas

Julie Cendejas, 65, passed away peacefully at her home on April 27, 2018 in the presence of her husband Vince and their son Buck.... more

Robert Lyle Winterhalder

On Monday, December 11, 2017, Robert Lyle Winterhalder peacefully passed away. ... more

John Paul Radin

A well-known native son, John Paul Radin died at home of natural causes on December 8, 2017 at the age of 91.... more

Stephen C. Martinelli

1930-2017 ... more

Cynthia Mae Orion Covita

1955 - 2017... more

Albert R. Rodriguez Sr.

November 20, 1962~October 27, 2017... more

Robert Peter Pavlovich

February 25, 1941 – October 27, 2017 ... more

Richard (Dick) Manfre

Richard (Dick) Manfre passed away in the early morning of Friday, October 27, 2017, at his home in Hollister at the age of 90.... more

Mitchell Bulich

Feb. 7, 1922 – Oct. 13, 2017... more

Lillian Valera Hungerford

Lillian Valera Hungerford died suddenly on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Union Gap, WA.... more

Brenda Polly Kennedy

Dec. 31, 1950 – Aug. 29, 2017... more

Grace Margaret Chapin

3/27/1929 – 9/29/2017 ... more

Kiyoko (“Kiyo”) Arao

November 6, 1932 – September 20, 2017... more

 

Laurie Jean Steele Eddings

June 28, 1945 – Aug 24, 2017 Resident of Watsonville... more

Philip Luis Albo

My love was released from his paralyzed body and went to heaven on September 1, 2017.... more

Rio L. Shew

Rio L. Shew, 93, of Watsonville, CA passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 11, 2017 in the company of her daughter.... more

Juan “John” Lerma

Juan “John” Lerma passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017.... more

George Athan Elliott

(Geogios Athanasios Eliopoulos) Feb. 9, 1926 – Sept. 2, 2017... more

Gary Shannon Fry, Jr.

Gary Shannon Fry, Jr. passed away unexpectedly, August 26, 2017 at his home in Stockton, California. ... more

 

Tom Yoshida

1/21/1933 to 8/30/2017... more

 

Florence Porter Smith

August 4, 1922- August 28, 2017 ... more

Ken Martin

1942-2017... more

Walter James “Jim” Rector

Walter James “Jim” Rector, 79, of Watsonville, California, beloved husband of Marian Rector for 58 years, passed away unexpectedly on August 3, 2017.... more

Ramon P. Castellanos

Mr. Ramon P. Castellanos passed away on August 7, 2017 at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz. ... more

Ruth Helen Dalbey

Ruth Helen Dalbey, 92, passed away July 5, 2017 in San Luis Obispo, CA after a brief illness. ... more

Tom “Tommy” Gugale

Tom “Tommy” Gugale was called home to our Lord on July 28, 2017.... more

Dorothy M. McGrath

Dorothy M. McGrath died peacefully on August 6, 2017, at Dominican Hospital with family by her side.... more

Dixie Lamb

Dixie Lamb was born in Aromas, CA to parents Hugh and Novella Web... more

Lorraine Everitt Stucki

Lorraine Everitt Stucki, born in 1931 in Watsonville, California, passed away at her home in Watsonville on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the age of 86. ... more

James E. Beacom

James (Jim) Beacom, a longtime teacher, coach and past resident of Watsonville, passed away April 29, 2017 at Sonora Regional Medical Center near his home in MiWuk Village, CA. Jim was ... more

Leman DeWayne “Lemar” Turley

Leman DeWayne “Lemar” Turley passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at his sister’s home, surrounded by loved ones, listening to his favorite station KPIG.... more

Josephine Figueroa Delgado

May 17, 1913 – July 16, 2017... more

Gerald D. Brunner

January 1, 1933 - July 15, 2017... more

Carlos Ernesto “Ernie” Arellano

Ernie Arellano, 48, a longtime resident of Watsonville, CA, passed away at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.... more