CARTER — Wilbert C. Carter, 62, of Fresno died Dec. 9. He was a custodian. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 17 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors. Service: 1 p.m. Dec. 17 at the funeral home. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 19 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.
CHEANG — Diep Cheang, 86, of Fresno died Dec. 8. She was a homemaker for 60 years. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 16 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. No services will be held.
FERNANDES — Carol Lee Fernandes, 68, of Visalia died Dec. 11. She was a clerk. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Home in Tulare.
FIFE — Julie Deann Fife, 53, of Fresno died Dec. 10. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45 N. Fowler Ave. in Clovis. Arrangements: Reade & Sons Funeral Home.
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HARTLETT — Joy Hartlett, 92, of Exeter died Dec. 12. Chapel service: 2 p.m. Dec. 16 at Smith Family Chapel.
HERNANDEZ — Paul Richard Hernandez, 89, of Fresno died Dec. 12. He was a retired street maintenance worker for the city of Fresno. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 17 at Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home. Graveside: 11 a.m. Dec. 17 at Belmont Memorial Park.
LEONARD — Joseph Michael Leonard, 68, of Fresno died Dec. 13. No services will be held. Arrangements: Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home.
McCOY — Maurice Lahrek McCoy, 17, of Fresno died Dec. 9. He was a student and the son of Tamara Fuller and Maurice McCoy. Service: 11 a.m. Dec. 16 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors.
MEINECKE — Ora Lee Meinecke, 79, of Clovis died Nov. 30. She was a communications supervisor. Services pending. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.
PACHECO — Alfonso Pacheco, 54, of Fresno died Dec. 6. He was a garbage man. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 16 at Crosspoint Church. Service: Noon Dec. 16 at the church. Arrangements: Shant Bhavan Funeral Home in Fowler.
RAMIREZ — Jose Ramirez, 76, of Fresno died Dec. 13. He was an agriculture laborer. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at Farewell Funeral Service. Rosary: 6 p.m. Dec. 19 at the funeral home. Mass: 11 a.m. Dec. 20 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.
RENTERIA — Jane Rivas Renteria, 83, of Dinuba died Dec. 8. She was a dry fruit packer. Visitation: 9 to 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. Rosary: 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at the church. Graveside: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Arrangements: Thomas Marcom Funeral Home.
RODRIGUEZ — Jacob Christopher Rodriguez, 22, of Fresno died Dec. 9. He was a landscaper. Visitation: 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors. Rosary: 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. Dec. 19 at Saint Mary Queen of the Apostles.
ROLAND-SHEARS — Shawntel Yvette Roland-Shears, 44, of Hanford died Dec. 5. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. Dec. 19 at Howard Chapel AME Zion.
SANCHEZ — James Nunez Sanchez, 62, of Porterville died Dec. 10. He was a psychiatric technician. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at Myers Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. Dec. 20 at the funeral home. Mass: 11 a.m. Dec. 21 at St. Anne’s Church.
WHITFIELD — Robert E. Whitfield, 81, of Tulare died Nov. 24. He was a Navy retiree. Memorial: 3 p.m. Dec. 17 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel.