Obituaries for Wednesday, June 25

The Fresno BeeJune 24, 2014 

APARICIO — Victoria Neomi Aparicio, infant, of Fresno died June 15. She was the daughter of Rebecca and Elvis Aparicio. Graveside: 9 a.m. today at St. Peter's Cemetery. Arrangements: Reade and Sons Funeral Home.

BERGEN — Gordon Wayne Bergen, 58, of Parlier died Wednesday. He was a farmer. Memorial: 10 a.m. Friday at Church of the Redeemer in Reedley. Arrangements: Creighton Memorial Chapel in Kingsburg.

BROWN — Elder Andrew Lee Brown, 90, of Okmulgee, Okla., formerly of Fresno, died June 13. He was a minister. Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. Friday at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Fairmead. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

CASTILLO — Mary Jane Castillo, 54, of Fresno died Sunday. She was a service coordinator. Rosary: 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Alphonsus Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements: Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

COCHRAN — Patrick Alan Cochran, 65, of Porterville died Tuesday. He was a packinghouse fieldman. No services will be held. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

FEDERICO — Madeline Federico, 83, of Clovis died Saturday. She was an executive secretary for 40 years. Memorial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Clovis Funeral Chapel.

GALPIN — Ronald S. Galpin, 70, of Fresno died June 17. He was a broker. Memorial: 11 a.m. July 5 at North West Church. Arrangements: Reade and Sons Funeral Home.

GREEN — Wanda Mitchell Green, 85, of Villa Rica, GA, formerly of Clovis, died June 16. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 1 p.m. today at Boice Funeral Home.

GREEN — Vernell Green Sr., 75, of Fresno died Friday. He was an upholsterer. Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. Saturday at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

GREENE — Nadine Cora Greene, 90, of Del Rey died Saturday. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 11 a.m. Friday at Mendocino Cemetery. Arrangements: Wallin's Parlier Funeral Home.

HARRIS — Pearl Lee Harris, 67, of Fresno died June 13. She was a tax examiner for Internal Revenue Service for 30 years. Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Service Inc. Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel.

HIEBERT — John Timothy Hiebert, 59, of Clovis died June 11. He was a chef. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Edward A. Cooper Cremation Society.

KORNZWEIG — Neil David Kornzweig, 73, of Fresno died Monday. He was a clinical psychologist. Graveside: 10 a.m. Thursday at Beth Israel Cemetery. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

LASSLEY — Pamela Dean Lassley, 60, of Clovis died June 11. She was a homemaker. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Nova Cremation Service.

LEDESMA — Gustavo Juarez Ledesma, 93, of Kerman died Sunday. He was a farm laborer. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Palm Memorial Kerman Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

LOPEZ — Mary Ellen Lopez, 59, of Madera died Friday. She was an office manager. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Smith Manor Grace Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Graveside: 1 p.m. Friday at Calvary Cemetery.

MAY — Harold Ross May, 81, of Clovis died June 15. He was an electrical technician. No services will be held. Arrangements: Clovis Funeral Chapel.

MOODY — Shirlene Hazel Moody, 78, of Visalia died Thursday. She was a school teacher. Memorial: 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Worship Center. Arrangements: Smith Family Chapel in Exeter.

MORRIS — Leilani Susan Morris, 69, of Tulare died Saturday. She was an accountant. No services will be held. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Home.

MURDOCK — Lois Jean Murdock, 65, of Paso Robles, formerly of Fresno, died Monday. She was a school monitor. Visitation: 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration Of Life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Pearly Grove Baptist Church. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

NIELSEN — Ellen C. Nielsen, 82, of Fresno died Sunday. She was a homemaker. No services will be held. Remembrance: Hospice of Fresno at St. Agnes, 6729 N. Willow Ave., Suite 103, Fresno, CA 93710. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home in Clovis.

SHREVE — Joseph Wayne Shreve, 58, of Coarsegold died Saturday. He was a retired police officer from the Fresno Police Department. Rosary: 7 p.m. today at Palm Memorial Sierra Chapel in Oakhurst. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of The Sierra in Oakhurst. Remembrance: Our Lady of The Sierra, 40180 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst, CA 93644. Arrangements: Palm Memorial Sierra Chapel.

SLAUGHTER — Barbara Ann Slaughter, 76, of Oakhurst died June 18. She was a chef. No services will be held. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California in Fresno.

SMITH — Marilyn Gloria Smith, 58, of Sanger died Friday. She was a criminal investigator for the Internal Revenue Service. Private service. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California in Fresno.

STURGEON — James Dexter Sturgeon, 71, of Fresno died Friday. He was a social worker for Fresno County. No services will be held. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California in Fresno.

VAGNINO — Peter Fortune Vagnino III, 57, of Clovis died Saturday. He was a business owner. Private service. Remembrance: Hind's Hospice, 2490 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California in Fresno.

VARGAS — Laura Jane Vargas, 63, of Fresno died May 23. She was a correctional officer. Memorial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

WADE — Willie George Wade, 81, of Oakley, formerly of Fresno, died June 11. He was an insurance agent. Visitation: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Service Inc. Chapel. Service: 1 p.m. Friday at Shiloh Baptist Church in Hayward.

WALTON — David Lee Walton Sr., 58, of Fresno died Monday. He was a forklift driver. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Service Inc. Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Friday at the chapel.

 

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