Obituaries for Friday, June 20

The Fresno BeeJune 19, 2014 

CONTRERAS — Eddie Paul Contreras, 49, of Madera died Tuesday. He was an auto body and fender technician. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Jay Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at the chapel. Mass: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joachim Catholic Church. Remembrance: American Heart Association, 7425 N. Palm Bluffs Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711.

GILL — Iqbal Singh Gill, 90, of Fresno died Sunday. He was a farmer. Prayer Service: 11 a.m. Sunday at Shant Bhavan Punjabi Funeral Home & Crematorium in Fowler.

HAMMOND — Eric Robert Hammond, 41, of Fresno died May 28. He was a care provider. Memorial: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Woodward Park Waters Edge of the Lakeview Shelter. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California in Fresno.

HENDERSON — Esther Elizabeth Henderson, 61, of Squaw Valley died June 13. She was a grocery store manager. Memorial: 2 p.m. Saturday at Tinkler Funeral Chapel & Crematory in Fresno.

INESS — Dolores Maurie Iness, 78, of Porterville died Wednesday. She was an elementary school teacher. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Myers Funeral Service & Crematory Chapel. Graveside: 10 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

KIRCHNER — John Richard Kirchner, 68, of Fresno died Monday. He was a designer. Memorial: 1 p.m. Monday at Bethel Christian Center. Arrangements: Shant Bhavan Punjabi Funeral Home & Crematorium in Fowler.

MARKOVICH — Aaron Bruce Markovich, 45, of Fresno died April 18. He was a sales associate. Memorial: 4 p.m. Saturday at 909 N. Van Ness Ave. in Fresno. Arrangements: Shant Bhavan Punjabi Funeral Home & Crematorium in Fowler.

MELIKIAN — Larry Dennis Melikian, 66, of Fresno died Wednesday. He was a retired farmer. Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. today at Jay Chapel in Madera. Services to be held at a later date. Remembrances: Fresno/Madera Youth for Christ, 1401 E. Divsadero St., Fresno, CA 93721 or Valley Teen Ranch, 2610 W. Shaw Lane, Fresno, CA 93711.

OCHOA — Macedonio Ochoa Jr., 39, of Sanger died Wednesday. He was an electrician. Visitation: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 to 8:55 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 828 O St. in Sanger. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Mass: 9 a.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements: Sunset Funeral Services in Fowler.

PACILLAS — Ruby Emma Pacillas, 84, of Fresno died Wednesday. She was a retired data transcriber for the Internal Revenue Service. Private service. Remembrance: Central California SPCA Animal Shelter, 103 S. Hughes Ave., Fresno, CA 93706. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

PHANOMSACK — Phetsakhone Phanomsack, 45, of Fresno died Tuesday. He was a farm laborer. Service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

STEPHEN — Sinnappan Stephen, 80, of Clovis died Saturday. He was a network design engineer. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. today at Stephens & Bean Chapel in Fresno. Rosary: 6 p.m. today at the chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Remembrance: Donor's favorite charity.

TAYLOR — Maria F. Taylor, 92, of Madera died Wednesday. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. Monday at Jay Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joachim Catholic Church of Madera. Remembrances: St. Joachim Catholic Church, 401 W. 5th St., Madera, CA 93637 or Madera County Historical Society, P.O. Box 150, Madera, CA 93639.

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