Death Notices

Obituaries for Saturday, March 26

BLUE — Vernon Haskell Blue, 92, of Madera died March 22. He was a retired aerospace engineer. No services will be held. Arrangements: Jay Chapel.

BURGE — Barbara Fay Burge, 71, of Porterville died March 24. She was a casino card dealer. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

CLARK — Laverne Loretta Clark, 88, of Porterville died March 23. She was a manufacturing assembly worker. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. March 28 at Myers Chapel. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 29 at Woodville Cemetery.

COLELLA — Michael J. Colella Sr., 75, of Clovis died March 7. He was a machinist for Quickie Wheel Manufacturing. Services were held. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home.

ENGEL — Patricia Jean Engel, 93, of Fresno died March 19. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. March 29 at Jay Chapel. Rosary: 10:30 a.m. March 30 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. March 30 at the church. Remembrance: Hinds Hospice, 2490 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711.

GILLAM — Pattie Gillam, 84, of Fresno died March 24. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 1 to 2 p.m. March 29 at Stephens and Bean Funeral Chapel. Graveside: 2 p.m. March 29 at Belmont Memorial Park.

GOINS — Betty Jean Goins, 92, of Tulare died March 21. She was a restaurant owner. Service: 11 a.m. March 29 at Nuckols Ranch in Porterville. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory in Porterville.

GONZALEZ — Evangelina Gonzalez, 85, of Dinuba died March 23. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. March 28 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. March 28 at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. March 29 at the church. Arrangements: Dopkins Funeral Chapel.

HERNANDEZ RUEDA — Angel Hernandez Rueda, 81, of Porterville died March 20. He was a farmworker. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. March 27 at Angel Emanuel Church. Service: 10 a.m. March 28 at the church. Arrangements: Reade and Sons Funeral Home.

LOPEZ — Maria Carmen Lopez, 85, of Fresno died March 21. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. March 29 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 29 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. March 30 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

MORENO — Richard Steve Moreno, 28, of Orange Cove died March 12. He was a labor worker. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. March 28 at Orange Cove Christian Center. Service: 10 a.m. March 29 at Orange Cove Christian Center. Arrangements: Reade and Sons Funeral Home.

PASCUAL — Natividad Rizado Pascual, 79, of Hanford died March 24. She was a retired factory worker at Candlewick Yarns. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. April 1 at Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel in Lemoore. Service: 10 a.m. April 2 at the funeral home.

PEREZ — Domitila “Raquel” Perez, 81, of Farmersville died March 23. She was a retired farm laborer. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. March 29 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 29 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. March 30 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Exeter.

RAMIREZ — Mathew Ramirez, 15, of Kerman died March 18. He was a student and the son of Patricia and Robert Ramirez. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. March 28 at Serenity Funeral Chapel. Service: Noon March 29 at North Pointe Community Church.

SPICER — Eugenia Juliana Spicer, 96, of Albany, Oregon, formerly of Fresno, died March 22. She was a homemaker. No services will be held. Arrangements: AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home in Albany, Oregon.

THORNTON — Robert L. Thornton, 69, of Porterville died March 25. He was an operating engineer. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. March 29 at Myers Chapel. Graveside: 11 a.m. March 30 at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

TORRES — Mario Torres, 62, of Parlier died March 19. He was a farm laborer. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. March 28 at Wallin’s Parlier Funeral Home. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 28 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. March 29 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

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