Death Notices

Obituaries for Sunday, March 6

CHAVIRA – Charley Maldonaldo Chavira Jr., 56, of Fresno died Feb. 29. He was a salesman. Rosary: 10 a.m. March 9 at Sacred Heart Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. March 9 at the church. Graveside: 11 a.m. March 9 at Belmont Memorial Park. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

CONTO – Beverly Jean Conto, 65, of Fresno died Feb. 28. She was a Fashion Furniture customer service representative. Memorial: 1 p.m. March 11 at Yost & Webb Chapel.

ESQUIVEL – Mario Esquivel, 74, of Selma died March 2. He was a forklift driver for Sun Maid. Visitation: 5 to 6 p.m. March 8 at Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 8 at the chapel. Mass: 1 p.m. March 9 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

FAIR – Megumi Fair, 45, of Fresno died March 1. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 1 to 4 p.m. March 9 at Yost & Webb Chapel. No services will be held. Arrangements: Abbey Funeraria.

GARCIA – Eugene Charles Garcia, 65, of Clovis died Feb. 27. He was a retired mental health specialist for Fresno County Mental Health Department. Celebration of Life: noon March 12 at Veteran’s Memorial District Hall. Remembrances: Joint Service Honors Command, P.O. Box 4072, Clovis, CA 93613; Wounded Warriors; www.woundedwarriorproject.org, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; Hispanic Scholarship Fund: www.hsf.net, 1411 W. 190th St., Suite 700, Gardena, CA 90248. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

GARCIA – Generosa Guajardo Garcia, 62, of Fresno died March 2. She was a home care provider for Glen Agnes Senior Living Apartments. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. March 8 at Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 9 at Mountain View Cemetery.

GONZALEZ – Mia Gonzalez, 63, of Fresno died Feb. 24. She was a homemaker for 44 years. Mass: 10 a.m. March 10 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Clovis. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

GONZALEZ – Miguel Ruben Gonzalez, 37, of Fresno died Feb. 25. He was a truck driver. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. March 7 at Salvation Army Citadel. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 7 at the Citadel. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 8 at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial: 11 a.m. March 8 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6641 E. Butler Ave.. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

GRAHAM – Beverly J. Graham, 83, of Clovis died Feb. 18. She was an antique dealer for 20 years. Graveside: 1 p.m. March 11 at Clovis Cemetery. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home.

HANEY – Burl Haney, 86, of Sanger died March 2. He was a farm laborer. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 8 at Sanger Cemetery. Arrangements: Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home.

HARRIS – Helen Margaret Harris, 93, of Fresno died March 2. She was a cosmetologist. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon March 9 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration of Life: noon March 9 at the chapel. Graveside: 1:30 p.m. March 10 at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park in Fremont.

HAWLEY – George Blackstock Hawley, 73, of O’Neals died Feb. 26. He was a retail business owner. Services pending. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

HERRERA – Rigoberto Herrera, 52, of Fresno died Feb. 27. He was an agricultural field worker. Memorial: 11 a.m. March 8 at Yost & Webb Chapel.

MICHEL – Emily Meredith Michel, 35, of Fresno died March 2. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 3:30 p.m. March 11 at Bella Rose Bakery & Cafe in Kingsburg. Arrangements: Creighton Memorial Chapel in Kingsburg.

NAKAGAWA – Fujiko Nakagawa, 87, of Clovis died Feb. 22. She was a homemaker. Services were held. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

NEUMEIER – Paul Andrew Neumeier, 88, of Fresno died March 3. He was a medical supply salesman for 60 years. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. March 10 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. March 10 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. March 11 at the church. Graveside: 9 a.m. March 14 at Clovis Cemetery. Remembrance: Poverello House, P.O. Box 12225, Fresno, CA 93777.

NOLAN – Michael Gregg Nolan, 29, of Wishon died Feb. 28. He was a roofer. Private service. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

OAKLEY – Joyce Eileen Oakley, 69, of Clovis died March 2. She was a drug rehab counselor. Memorial: 11 a.m. March 11 at Breaking Free Revival Center in Fresno. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

RODRIGUEZ – Rosa Isela Sainz Rodriguez, 51, of Fresno died March 2. She was a restaurant maintenance worker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 11 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 11 at the funeral home. Mass: 10:30 a.m. March 12 at St. Mary Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church.

SALDANA – Rodolfo Saldana, 69, of San Joaquin died Feb. 29. He was a farmworker. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. March 8 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 8 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. March 9 at the church. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

SMITH – Ron Smith, 70, of Shaver Lake died Feb. 21. He was an electrical journeyman lineman for 33 years. Memorial: 11 a.m. March 19 at Shaver Lake Community Center. Remembrances: Valley Animal Center, 3934 Hayston Ave., Fresno, CA 93726 or Project Survival Cat Haven, 38257 E. Kings Canyon Road, Dunlap, CA 93621. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home.

VALDEZ – Conrado Valdez, 74, of Selma died March 1. He was an agriculture laborer. Visitation: 5 to 6 p.m. March 7 at Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel. Wake Service : 6 p.m. March 7 at the chapel. Service: 10 a.m. March 8 at the chapel.

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