Death Notices

Obituaries for Tuesday, March 8

BAKER – Edna Irene Baker, 83, of Modesto, formerly of Fresno, died March 4. She was a social worker. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 9 at Belmont Memorial Park Cemetery in Fresno. Remembrances: Parkview Community Giving Tree, 3112 Napier Drive, Modesto, CA 95350 or www.parkviewchristianestates.com. Arrangements: Stephens & Bean Funeral Chapel.

BROWN – Lillie Ann Brown, 85, of Fresno died March 3. Memorial: noon March 11 at Bethany Mennonite Brethren Church. Remembrance: C.C.M.R.S., 3825 E. Hampton Way #110, Fresno, CA 93726. Arrangements: Stephens and Bean Funeral Chapel.

DEAVER – Dale Burney Deaver, 77, of Sanger died March 5. He was a farmer. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. March 9 at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 10 at Sanger Cemetery. Remembrance: Sanger Community Church, 1610 Jensen Ave., Sanger, CA 93657.

GAONA – Cruz Gaona, 66, of Porterville died March 4. He was an agricultural laborer. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. March 10 at Myers Chapel. Wake: 5:30 p.m. March 10 at the chapel. Service: 10 a.m. March 11 at the chapel.

GARCIA – Ray “Jughead” Garcia, 72, of Selma died March 4. He was a retired police officer. Visitation: 5 to 8:30 p.m. March 9 at Wallin’s Fowler Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 9 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. March 10 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

GIRTON – Barbara Louise Girton, 88, of Visalia died March 4. She was a quality assurance electrical inspector. Visitation: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 11 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. March 12 at the chapel.

GONZALES – Lupe Gonzales, 93, of Caruthers died March 1. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. March 8 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Selma. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 8 at the church. Mass: 9 a.m. March 9 at the church. Arrangements: Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel in Selma.

HILL – Gary A. Hill, 56, of Rio Linda, formerly of Fresno, died Feb. 2. He was a carpet contractor. Memorial Mass: 1 p.m. March 12 at Our Lady of Victory Church in Fresno.

IBARRA – Helga Jones Ibarra, 75, of Clovis died Feb. 29. She was a licensed vocational nurse. Memorial: 10 a.m. March 10 at Peoples Church, G.L. Johnson Chapel. Arrangements: Serenity Funeral Services.

LINARES – Francisco Linares, 45, of Fresno died Feb. 25. He was a farmworker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 8 at Reade and Sons Chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. March 9 at St. Anthony Mary Claret.

LUMIS – Barbara Jean Lumis, 90, of Porterville died March 5. She was a homemaker. No services will be held. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

MALCOM – Stella Alene Malcom, 100, of Fresno died Feb. 26. She was a homemaker. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

MARTIN – George Martin, 92, of Porterville died March 2. He was a manager. Service: 11 a.m. March 8 at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Chapel.

MATOS – Catalina Carol Matos, 81, of Fresno died March 4. She was a waitress. Private service. Arrangements: Serenity Funeral Services.

MINTER – Violet I. Minter, 102, of Clovis died March 5. She was an executive secretary. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. March 7 at Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. March 7 at the chapel.

MORIN – Maria Morin, 82, of Orange Cove died March 6. She was a field laborer. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 10 at St. Isidore Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. March 11 at the church. Arrangements: Cairns Funeral Chapel.

PALMER – George Reiser Palmer, 106, of Fresno died March 1. He was a pharmacist for 35 years. Graveside: 11 a.m. March 10 at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.

PATEL – Hiren Arvind Patel, 24, of Fresno died March 5. He was a machinist for Full Throttle Suspension. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. March 9 at Tinkler Funeral Chapel & Crematory. Service: 11 a.m. March 10 at the chapel. Arrangements: Tinkler Funeral Chapel & Crematory.

PICENO – Michael J. Anthony Piceno, 15, of Fresno died Feb. 20. He was a student and the son of Stephanie Torres and Robert Ochoa. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 10 at Reade and Sons Funeral Home. Rosary: 5:30 p.m. March 10 at the funeral home. Mass: 10:30 a.m. March 11 at St. John’s Cathedral.

PITTS – Steven M. Pitts, 49, of Fresno died Feb. 29. Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. March 10 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. March 11 at St. Rest Baptist Church.

RODRIGUEZ – Rebecca Rodriguez, 59, of Fresno died Feb. 26. She was a housekeeper. Visitation: 1 to 6 p.m. March 8 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 8 at the chapel. Mass: 11 a.m. March 9 at St. Agnes Mission Church.

SALVIO – Robert R. Salvio, 71, of Fresno died Feb. 23. He was a construction worker for 25 years. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. March 8 at Tinkler Funeral Chapel & Crematory. Mass: 10 a.m. March 9 at St. Alphonsus Church.

VAZQUEZ SALAZAR – Kelen Vazquez Salazar, infant, of Fresno died March 2. She was the daughter of Irma Salazar and Sergio Vazquez. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. March 9 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. Mass: 6 p.m. March 9 at St. John’s Cathedral.

WARE – Aletha E. Ware, 83, of Fresno died March 2. She was a librarian. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. March 11 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. March 12 at Providence Baptist Church.

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