Death Notices

Obituaries for Wednesday, April 8

ATTERBERRY — Magnolia Atterberry, 92, of Fresno died March 30. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. April 9 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. April 10 at the chapel.

BALDERRAMA — Ophelia Rios Balderrama, 80, of Fresno died April 6. She was an artist. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

CANTU — Anthony Dominic Cantu, 64, of Fresno died April 5. He was an administrator. Memorial: 2 p.m. April 10 at St. John’s Cathedral. Arrangements: Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home.

COOPER — William Franklin Cooper, 87, of Sanger died April 2. He was a truck driver. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. April 8 at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Service: 2 p.m. April 9 at Bethel Community Church. Remembrances: American Legion, 1502 O St., Sanger, CA 93657 or Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8900, 3585 N. Blythe Ave., Fresno, CA 93722.

CORONA — Ruben Corona, 74, of Fresno died April 4. He was a retired farming contractor. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. April 8 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 5:30 p.m. April 8 at the chapel. Mass: 1:30 p.m. April 9 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

DANDOIS — Mary Louise Dandois, 83, of Modesto, formerly of Fresno, died March 24. She was a department store manager. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. April 8 at Clovis Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. April 8 at the chapel. Mass: 10:30 a.m. April 9 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

DEJEAN — Ashton J. DeJean Sr., 80, of Fresno died April 4. He was a bus driver. Visitation: 1 to 6 p.m. April 10 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. April 10 at the chapel. Service: 11 a.m. April 11 at the chapel.

DILLARD — George “Toby” Dillard, 92, of Fresno died March 27. He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. Mass: 11 a.m. April 10 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Remembrance: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Arrangements: Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home.

GEVORKYAN — Vartan Gevorkyan, 77, of Fresno died April 3. He was a laborer for 10 years. Visitation: 10 to 10:30 a.m. April 11 at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church. Service: 10:30 a.m. April 11 at the church. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

HARRIS — Eddie Lee Harris, 79, of Pixley died April 4. He worked in electronics maintenance for 32 years. Visitation: Noon to 8 p.m. April 16 at Peers Lorentzen Funeral Home. Chapel Service: 10 a.m. April 17 at the funeral home.

HENDRICKSON — Joyce R. Hendrickson, 87, of Madera died April 7. She was a retired librarian for the Madera County Library. No services will be held. Arrangements: Jay Chapel.

HERNANDEZ — Margarita L. Hernandez, 94, of Orosi died April 5. She was a farm laborer. Visitation: 4 to 9 p.m. April 9 at the Hernandez residence. Mass: Noon April 10 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cutler. Arrangements: Dopkins Funeral Chapel in Dinuba.

JACOBY — Eugene Dale Jacoby, 76, of Fresno died April 5. He was the owner of a furniture and antique store for 40 years. No services will be held. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

JENKINS — Nana M. Jenkins, 94, of Fresno died April 2. She was a school principal. Graveside: 2 p.m. April 9 at Tollhouse Cemetery. Arrangements: Clovis Funeral Chapel.

KONZE — Harry Theodore Konze, 84, of Fresno died April 5. He was a sheet metal fabricator. Private service. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

KUMPE — Ernest J. Kumpe, 92, of Visalia died April 5. He was a minister. Service: 3 p.m. April 10 at Visalia First Assembly of God Church. Remembrance: S.A.G. Educational Fund, 3737 S. Akers St., Visalia, CA 93277. Arrangements: Smith Family Chapel in Exeter.

LEITGEB — Priscilla Koohele Leitgeb, 87, of Hanford died April 1. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 11 a.m. April 11 at Koinonia Christian Fellowship. Arrangements: Crermation Society of Central California.

MASTRO — Vito James Mastro, 89, of Fresno died April 4. He was a residential painter for 30 years. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. April 9 at Farewell Funeral Service. Rosary: 10 a.m. April 10 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. April 10 at the church. Remembrance: Valley Caregiver Resource, 3845 N. Clark St., Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93726.

MAZAK — Florence Mary Mazak, 90, of Clovis died April 6. She was an union secretary. Memorial: Noon April 11 at Peace Lutheran Church in Fresno. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

MCBATH — Martha McBath, 74, of Tulare died March 23. She was a home health aide. Services were held. Arrangements: Webb Sanders Funeral Home in Linsday.

MOLINAR — Jose Aguilar Molinar, 91, of Visalia died April 4. He was a railroad employee. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. April 12 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. April 12 at the chapel. Service: Noon April 13 at the chapel.

MUSGRAVE — Jerry Don Musgrave, 62, of Fresno died April 2. He was a warehouseman for food products. Graveside: 11 a.m. April 13 at Belmont Memorial Park. Remembrance: Disabled American Veterans Charities of Fresno Inc., 701 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, CA 93721. Arrangements: Stephens & Bean Chapel.

NUTT NEWSOM — Annie Doris Nutt Newsom, 57, of Fresno died March 21. She was a medical billing clerk. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. April 10 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. April 11 at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church.

OBAK — Dr. Joshua Sachio Obak, 77, of Fresno died March 11. He was an emergency room medical doctor. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. April 11 at Yost & Webb Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. April 11 at the funeral home.

PACHECO GONZALEZ — Ramon Pacheco Gonzalez, 77, of Fresno died April 5. He was a farm laborer for 65 years. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. April 10 at Nuestra Senora de Gudalupe. Rosary: 7 p.m. April 10 at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. April 11 at the church. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light.

PEREZ — Santos Perez, 74, of Lindsay died March 24. He was a landscape manager. Services were held. Arrangements: Webb Sanders Funeral Home.

PETTIT — Molly Mary Pettit, 92, of Fresno died April 5. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 9 at Lisle Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. April 9 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. April 10 at St. John’s Cathedral.

ROLLINS — Louise Larue Rollins, 81, of Fresno died April 2. She was a retired butcherette for Foodland Market. Private service. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.

SIMONIAN — Armon Simonian, 98, of Fresno died April 5. She was an elementary school teacher for Fresno Unified School District for 39 years. Visitation: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. April 10 at St. Paul Armenian Church. Daughters of Vartan Service: 10:45 a.m. April 10 at the church. Service: 11 a.m. April 10 at the church. Remembrances: St. Paul Armenian Church, 3767 N. First St., Fresno, CA 93726 or California Armenian Home, 6720 E. Kings Canyon Road, Fresno, CA 93727. Arrangements: Yost & Webb Funeral Home.

SIMONICH — Donald Anton Simonich, 84, of Tulare died April 1. He was a farmer. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. April 8 at Miller’s Tulare Funeral Home. Rosary and Mass: 10 a.m. April 9 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Tipton.

TIMMINGS — Fr. Thomas Michael Timmings, 70, of Atwater died April 4. He was a Catholic priest. Mass: 11 a.m. April 8 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Remembrances: St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1799 Winton Way, Atwater, CA 93501 or St. Anthony’s School, 1801 Winton Way, Atwater, CA 93501. Arrangements: Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home.

VAN ANTWERP — Florence Mae Van Antwerp, 86, of Fresno died April 3. She was a waitress. Private service. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

WHITMAN — Becky Whitman, 60, of Coarsegold died April 5. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 12:30 p.m. April 13 at Chapel of the Light. Remembrance: Becky Whitman Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 698, Coarsegold, CA 93614.

WILSON — Ella Mae Wilson, 88, of Owensville, MO, formerly of Orosi, died April 4. She was a gardener. Visitation: 3 to 8 p.m. April 10 at Dopkins Funeral Chapel. Service: 9 a.m. April 11 at the chapel.

ZAVALA — Maria Hilda Zavala, 47, of Fresno died April 1. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 1 p.m. April 11 at Palm La Paz Funerals & Cremations.

ZENO — Sherri Melissa Zeno, 52, of Fresno died April 6. She was a salesperson. No services will be held. Remembrance: Evangel Home, 137 N. Yosemite Ave., Fresno, CA 93701.

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