Death Notices

Obituaries for Saturday, March 5

BLANCO — Luis M. Blanco, 76, of Merced, formerly of Fresno, died Feb. 28. He was a tractor operator. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 6 at Clovis Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 6 at the chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. March 7 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

BONGIORNO — Tony Bongiorno, 77, of Clovis died March 2. He was the owner of Enviromental Aire for 30 years. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. March 10 at Boice Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 10 at the funeral home. Mass: 10:30 a.m. March 11 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Remembrance: Miss Winkles Pet Adoption, 85 Temperance Ave., Clovis, CA 93611.

CLOWER — Gary Richard Clower, 57, of Lindsay died Feb. 26. He was an automotive mechanic. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 10 at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Porterville. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory in Porterville.

COUTU — Mary Carmen Coutu, 89, of Fresno died March 2. She was a homemaker. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 7 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Graveside: 11 a.m. March 8 at Holy Cross Cemetery.

DE LA PAZ — Manuel De La Paz Jr., 24, of Visalia died Feb. 27. He was a caretaker. Visitation: 5 to 9 p.m. March 6 and March 7 at Hadley-Marcom Funeral Chapel. Mass: noon March 8 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Graveside: 1:15 p.m. March 8 at Visalia Public Cemetery District.

EDWARDS — Ruth Elanor Edwards, 92, of Fresno died March 3. She was a public health nurse supervisor. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

HARMON — Bert Andrew Harmon, 61, of Visalia died March 1. He was a truck driver. Graveside: 11 a.m. March 14 at Visalia Public Cemetery District. Arrangements: Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel.

HERNANDEZ — Olga Esparza Hernandez, 59, of Fresno died Feb. 25. She was an employee for a retail store. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 7 at Reade and Sons Funeral Home. Service: 9 a.m. March 8 at the funeral home.

LEMBKE — Lois Nell Lembke, 83, of Porterville died Feb. 26. She was a seamstress. Service: 1 p.m. March 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

SHAMP — William Clayton Shamp, 91, of Fresno died March 2. He was a minister for over 60 years. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 10 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Memorial: 11 a.m. March 11 at Peoples Church, G.L. Johnson Chapel. Remembrance: Fresno Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 1422, Fresno, CA 93716.

TRUJILLO — Reyes Joseph Trujillo Jr., 42, of Reedley died March 1. He was a car detailer. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. March 8 at Cairns Funeral Chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. March 9 at St. Anthony Church, 1060 F St..

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