Dec. 25, 1933 — Dec. 28, 2013 Donald was born on Christmas Day of 1933 in Vallejo, Calif., to Louie and Eva (Pam) DeTomasi. Donald, known affectionately at one time or another as “Don,” “Donnie,” “DeeDee” and “Detoe,” was a Crockett boy through and through. He attended Carquinez Elementary School and played football at and […]
Sept. 9, 1957 — Dec. 24, 2013 Mary R. (McConaughy) Steiner, 56, of Fairfield, Calif., formerly of Enon Valley, Pa., passed away on Dec. 24, 2013, at her home following a brief and brave battle with brain cancer. Born on Sept. 9, 1957, in Rochester, Pa., daughter of Walter and Doris (Rape) McConaughy. She is […]
July 26, 1938 — Dec. 20, 2013 Joyce Marie (Russell) Gordon was born July 26, 1938, in Lampasas, Texas. She was the oldest of three children born to the late Elroy Russell and Earlie Mae (Gray) Russell, all of whom preceded her in death. (Children listed in birth order; Roy, Earl, Wayne.) Joyce departed this […]
Whitson, Sylvester, 62, of Fairfield, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Funeral services 1:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 30, at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon. Services provided by Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania, Ave., 425-1041 or [email protected]
Carlos, Maria Clotilde, 92, of Fairfield, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave, Fairfield. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Graveside service 1 p.m. at Rockville Cemetery, 4219 Suisun Valley Road, […]
June 7, 1935 — Dec. 20,2013 She is survived by her children, Rosalind (Edgar), Lenet, Lamont (Clair), Pam (Todd), Kevin (Dana), grandchildren, Trey, Kim, Jesse, Jason, Cameron, Alanah, Tyler, Matthew, Dylan; and great-grandchildren, Mariah, Sawyer and EJ. These are Georgia’s beloved and they know how special they are. A visitation will be held at 9:30 […]
April 28, 1946 — Dec. 17, 2013 Cleo C. Hicks , 67, of Fairfield, Calif., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, following a short illness. He was born in Helena, Ark., to Robert and Charity Hicks. Cleo served in the United States Air Force after high school. He then went to Anheuser-Busch, where he worked for […]
Hilderbrand, Bradley, 50, of Alton Ill., died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 no services scheduled.
July 29, 1926 — Dec. 18, 2013 Patricia May Richardson, 87, of Fairfield, Calif., passed away on Dec. 18, 2013. She went peacefully, with humor and had her family with her throughout. Born in 1926, Pat Phinney grew up in San Rafael, where she graduated from San Rafael High School, followed by College of Marin. […]
Oct. 12, 1943 — Dec. 16, 2013 Alan J. Janis entered into rest Dec. 16, 2013, in Lincoln, Calif. Originally from Chicago, Ill., Alan resided in Green Valley for many years and moved to Lincoln with his wife four years ago. Loving husband of Kay Janis for 48 years; devoted father of David Janis-Kitzmiller, Amy […]
Aug. 22, 1960 — Dec. 11, 2013 Glenn Edward Gaither was born on Aug. 22, 1960, in Oakland, Calif. He passed away from this world on Dec. 11, 2013. At the time of his passing, Glenn was a resident of Pocahontas, Tenn. Glenn was previously a longtime resident of Fairfield, Calif. Glenn is preceded in […]
Salonga, Estella Vasquez, 81, Fairfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Visitation and rosary, 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22at the Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave, Fairfield. Funeral noon, Monday, Dec. 23, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1791 Marshall Road, Vacaville. Committal service, 2:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon,. Arrangements […]
Dec. 31, 1921 — Dec. 17, 2013 Modesta C. Viray, 91, of Fairfield, Calif., passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 17, 2013. She was born on Dec. 31, 1921, in Manila, Philippines. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to many and she will be greatly missed. Modesta is survived by her children, […]
Sept. 1, 1926 — Dec. 11, 2013 Leroy moved to Fairfield, Calif., with his family in the mid-1960s after retiring from the United States Navy after 20-plus years of dedicated service. While in the service, he met his wife of 57 years in Okinawa, Japan (Hisako “Kay” Eubanks, who passed two years ago). A true […]
Nov. 18, 1923 – Dec. 13, 2013 Buck F. Cantwell passed away Dec. 13, 2013. He leaves his wife, Billie Ruth; and daughter, Dixie Ann; as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He served his country in World War II on the Asian front in the Army Air Corps. Later, he served in the U.S. Air […]
Forte, Delbert Clem Jr., 80, Fairfield, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Funeral 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield, 425-1041.
March 1, 1949 — Dec. 10, 2013 William Stanley (Stan) Gibson was born March 1, 1949, to John Paul (Jack) Gibson and Harriet May (Lamb) Gibson. Stan died on Dec. 10, 2013, in Seaside, Ore. His loss is deeply felt by those who remain. Stan was born in Oregon City, Ore. He lived his first […]
Oct. 6, 1949 — Dec. 6, 2013 Born Oct. 6, 1949, in Sacramento, Calif., she left this world on Dec. 6, 2013. A graduate of Rio Vista High School (1967) and Solano Community College with her AA degree in psychology, Dianna worked for David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB, The Diabetes Society in Fairfield, […]
Jan. 5, 1933 — Dec. 9, 2013 Delbert “Jerry” Forte Jr. entered into rest on Dec. 9, 2013, at the age of 80. Delbert was born in San Jose, Calif., on Jan 5, 1933, to Delbert and Aurora Forte. He was married to Annette (Cagliaro) Forte on Aug. 24, 1952. They moved to Fairfield, Calif., […]
Oct. 7, 1924 — Nov. 29, 2013 Mary J. Gossage, 89, of Cottage Grove, died Nov. 29, 2013. She was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Coos Bay, Ore., to Willard and Mayme (Rankin) Hyde. On June 8, 1946, in Harrison, Ark., she and Clyde Gossage were married. Mary was the “best mother a daughter could […]
March 4, 1932 – December 7, 2013 Pastor Nathaniel Foster, 81, passed away in San Pablo, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Nathaniel was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala. He is a retired U.S. Air Force TSGT. He was also a pastor of Greater El Bethel Baptist Church in Richmond for 41 years. He is preceded […]
Cook, Fern Marie, 91, of Vacaville, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Private services. Arrangements by Fairfield Funeral Home, 425-1041.
Aug. 15, 1936 — Oct. 31, 2013 Charles Mario Garcia, known by his many friends as Tito, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at the age of 77. He and his wife Lou had been living at Mt. Shasta, Calif., for 11 years. He was born Aug. 15, 1936, in Ventura, Calif. His family moved […]
Foster, Edward Leon, 83, Fairfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Funeral at 10:30 a.m., Dec. 18, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery. Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 425-4697.
Dec. 15, 1951 – Dec. 7, 2013 Edwin “Jay” Henry passed away surrounded by family at David Grant Medical Center on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Jay was born in Pendleton, Ore., on Dec. 15, 1951, to Gilbert “Gib” Edward Henry and Audrey Rosemary Dewey and was the second of three children. He spent his childhood […]
June 7, 1922 — Nov. 28, 2013 Emilia Mary Luptak passed away on Nov. 28, 2013, at Kaiser hospital Vacaville, Calif. An Elizabeth, N.J., native, she was born June 7, 1922, to Eastern European immigrants, John and Antonia Luptak. After high school, she moved to California, where she earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from […]
Gribble, Billy Cadet, 95, of Fairfield, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2013. Committal service 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon. Arrangements by Fairfield Funeral Home, 425-1041.
March 31, 1950 — Nov. 25, 2013 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN Stephen Rothermel Parker, 63, passed away Monday, Nov 25, 2013, surrounded by his family, at his home in Fairfield, Calif. Stephen was born March 31, 1950, in Tucson, Ariz., a son to Harry R. and Jessie N. Parker. On Nov. 13, 1971, he married […]
Oct. 16, 1924 — Dec. 2, 2013 On Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, a 53-year resident of Fairfield, Calif., departed this life and went home to glory. Ernest Hardison, Sr., 89, so affectionately known as “Sarge and Mr. Fairfield” took his last breath peacefully with family by his bedside in Carmichael, Calif. Visitation will be at […]
April 7, 1923 — Nov. 30, 2013 Angelo Agustin Vicente passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Nov. 30, 2013. He was 90 years old. Angelo was born on April 7, 1923, to Segundo and Margarita Vicente in Hermosa, Bataan, Philippines. As a young man, he worked as a heavy […]