Death Notices

Obituaries for Tuesday, Oct. 13

ARMAS — John Joseph Armas, 85, of San Joaquin died Sept. 30. He was a retired farmer. Mass: 10 a.m. Oct. 16 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Kerman. Remembrances: St. Paul’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 575, Tranquillity, CA 93668 or Poverello House, P.O. Box 12225, Fresno, CA 93777. Arrangements: Jay Chapel.

BARON — Dennis Peter Baron, 75, of Huron died Oct. 8. He was a shop foreman. No services will be held. Remembrance: American Cancer Society, 2222 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93711. Arrangements: Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel in Lemoore.

BROWN — George Brown Sr., 77, of Fresno died Oct. 7. He was a senior companion for Catholic Charities. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: Noon Oct. 16 at the chapel.

DE LA CRUZ — Fidel De La Cruz, 86, of Fresno died Oct. 9. He was a self-employed barber. Private service. Remembrance: Our Lady of Victory, 2838 N. West Ave., Fresno, CA 93705. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

HEOPASERT — Sorn Heopasert, 63, of Fresno died Oct. 8. He was a soldier for the Laos government for 7 years. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 14 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. Traditional Laotian Buddhist Service: 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at the funeral home.

HERNANDEZ — Richard Hernandez, 53, of Parlier died Oct. 6. He was a heating and air conditioning technician. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at Wallin’s Parlier Funeral Home. Concluded Chapel Service: 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at the funeral home.

HERRERA — Richard R. Herrera, 59, of Fresno died Sept. 30. He was a construction worker for 20 years. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Tinkler Funeral Chapel & Crematory. Rosary: 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the funeral chapel. Mass: 9 a.m. Oct. 16 at St. John’s Cathedral.

HIGGINS — Brian Michael Higgins, 50, of Clovis died Oct. 8. He was an IT technician. Memorial: 10 a.m. Oct. 14 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Arrangements: Clovis Funeral Chapel.

JACK — Donald Ray Jack, 72, of Fresno died Oct. 6. He was a homecare transportation driver. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Clovis Funeral Chapel. Graveside: 11 a.m. Oct. 14 at Dunlap Native American Cemetery.

LAHANAS — Helen “Gerry” Geraldine Lahanas, 79, of Fresno died Oct. 2. She was a retired professor. Services were held. Arrangements: Clovis Funeral Chapel.

LAND — Carol Lucille Land, 73, of Porterville died Oct. 8. She was a secretary. Service: 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at Myers Chapel.

LAWRENCE — Ray Lawrence, 80, of Clovis died Oct. 8. He was a retired self-employed carpenter. Graveside: 11 a.m. Oct. 14 at Fresno Memorial Gardens. Remembrances: City of Hope, 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017, www.cityofhope.org or Childhood Leukemia Foundation, www.clf4kids.org. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

LAWSON — Joan “Joanie” Arlene Lawson, 76, of Fresno died Oct. 10. She was a homemaker. No services will be held. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

LOPEZ — Timo S. Lopez, 90, of Lemoore died Oct. 9. He was a farmworker. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at the funeral chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

MARTINEZ — Lupe Garcia Martinez, 83, of Kerman died Oct. 9. She was a homemaker. Rosary and Mass: 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Arrangements: Serenity Funeral Services.

MORALES — Hope D. Morales, 91, of Sanger died Oct. 4. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 13 at Enrique Reade Family Funeral Home in Fowler. Service: 10 a.m. Oct. 14 at Evangel Bible Church in Dinuba.

PIEPKORN — Marjorie Doris Piepkorn, 94, of Coalinga died Oct. 6. Service: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements: People’s Funeral Chapel in Hanford.

SMITH — Evelyn May Smith, 83, of Porterville died Oct. 4. She was a quality control technician. No services will be held. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

SMITH — Clarence “Smitty” Charles Smith, 84, of Porterville died Oct. 4. He was a truck driver. Service: 1 p.m. Oct. 17 at Bartlett Park. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

TORRES — Margaret Torres, 92, of Porterville died Oct. 11. She was a homemaker. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

VALLEJO — Antonia C. Vallejo, 85, of Fresno died Oct. 8. She was a clerical assistant for Fresno County social services. Mass: 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

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