Death Notices

Obituaries for Wednesday, June 1

AGUIAR — Joseph V. Aguiar, 87, of Sacramento, formerly of Kingsburg, died May 26. He was a farmer. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Creighton Memorial Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. June 2 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. June 3 at Holy Family Catholic Church.

BLANCO — Liz Blanco, 55, of Fresno died May 27. She was a customer service representative. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. Service: 10 a.m. June 3 at West McKinley Church of Christ.

CRITTENDEN — James Leon Crittenden, 78, of Fresno died April 29. He was a Greyhound bus driver. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 4 at Washington Colony Cemetery in Easton. Arrangements: Stephens & Bean Chapel.

DELGADO — Luciano “Ernie” Delgado, 61, of Visalia died May 25. He was a carpenter. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Myers Chapel in Porterville. Rosary: 6 p.m. June 2 at the funeral home. Mass: 11 a.m. June 3 at St. Anne’s Church in Porterville.

EDWARDS — Roy Lee Edwards Jr., 61, of Fresno died May 6. He was a contractor. Memorial: 11 a.m. June 4 at Peoples Church Chapel. Arrangements: Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

GAJARIAN — Ronald E. Gajarian, 74, of Clovis died May 27. He was an insurance broker. Memorial: 11 a.m. June 4 at New Hope Community Church. Remembrance: Donor’s favorite charity. Arrangements: Yost & Webb Funeral Home.

GARCIA — Carlos Romero Garcia, 67, of Porterville died May 23. He was a janitor. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 4 at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral Chapel. Chapel service: 2 p.m. June 4 at the funeral home.

GOLDMAN — Louis Donald Goldman, 77, of Lemoore died May 28. He was a retired truck driver. Graveside: 9 a.m. June 6 at Lemoore Cemetery. Remembrances: Kings S.P.C.A., 9071 16 1/2 Ave., Lemoore, CA 93245; or American Cancer Society – Smokers Education, 2222 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93711. Arrangements: Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel.

GONZALES — Pete Gonzales, 63, of Clovis died May 28. He was a Kmart stock clerk for 40 years. Memorial: 1 p.m. June 3 at Boice Funeral Home. Remembrance: American Cancer Society, 2222 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 202, Fresno, CA 93711.

HATCHER — Iva J. Hatcher, 78, of Fresno died May 28. She was a homemaker. Private service. Arrangements: Affordable Direct Cremations.

HERNANDEZ — Matthew Xavier Hernandez, 19, of Fresno died May 27. He was a cook. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Lisle Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. June 2 at the funeral home. Mass: 10:30 a.m. June 3 at St. John’s Catholic Church.

HOOTEN — Charlotte Lorraine Hooten, 67, of Porterville died May 25. She was a licensed vocational nurse. Graveside: 1 p.m. June 2 at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Arrangements: Myers Funeral Service & Crematory.

JOHNSON — Sandra Lee Johnson, 70, of Fresno died May 28. Private service. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

KANESAKI — Donald Kozo Kanesaki, 65, of Fresno died May 28. He was a healthcare administrator. Memorial: 2 p.m. June 4 at Fresno Betsuin Family Dharma Center. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

MATHIAS — Richard Mathias, 71, of Sanger died May 29. He was an irrigation rental manager. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 2 at Belmont Memorial Park in Fresno. Remembrance: Donor’s favorite charity. Arrangements: Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home.

PALACIOS — Amparo Maria Palacios, 86, of Fresno died May 28. She was a fruit packer for 50 years. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. June 2 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. June 3 at St. Anthony of Claret Catholic Church.

PARRA — John R. Parra, 88, of Fresno died May 24. He was a forklift driver. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Reade and Sons Funeral Home. Graveside: 11 a.m. June 3 at St. Peter’s Cemetery.

PORRAS — Epifanio Pete Porras, 86, of Mendota died May 27. He was the owner of Pete Porras Trucking. Visitation: 8 to 9 a.m. June 3 at St. Mary Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church. Rosary: 8:30 a.m. June 3 at the church. Mass: 9 a.m. June 3 at the church. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

RIBERA — Stormy Tony Ribera, infant, of Fresno died May 21. She was the daughter of Monique Maldonado and Daniel Ribera. Evening service: 5 p.m. June 3 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. Graveside: 11 a.m. June 4 at Mountain View Cemetery.

RINGGOLD — Roberta Thelma Ringgold, 92, of Fresno died May 29. She was a nurse. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 6 at Fresno Memorial Gardens. Arrangements: Stephens & Bean Funeral Chapel.

RODARTE — Robert Rodarte, 59, of Fresno died May 23. He was a truck driver. Visitation: Noon to 3 p.m. June 1 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors. Service: 3 p.m. June 1 at funeral home.

TASHIMA — Mikiye Tashima, 96, of Fresno died May 22. She was a homemaker. Service: 10 a.m. June 3 at Lisle Funeral Home.

TROMBA — Betty Lue Tromba, 78, of Fresno died May 27. She was a food service worker for Selma Unified. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. June 3 at Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel in Selma. Graveside: 9 a.m. June 4 at Floral Memorial Park in Selma.

ULLNER — Hazel Helen Ullner, 90, of Fresno died May 28. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. June 5 at Stephens and Bean Funeral Chapel. Service: 1 p.m. June 6 at the funeral home.

VALLADAREZ — Rafael Valladarez, 54, of Porterville died May 24. He was an agricultural farm laborer. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Myers Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. June 3 at the funeral home.

VANG — May Vang, 69, of Fresno died May 30. She was a homemaker. Service: 10 a.m. June 2 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

VILLANUEVA — Joe Paul Villanueva, 71, of Fresno died May 27. He was a supervisor. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Service: 10 a.m. June 3 at Family Worship Center in Sanger.

WAGNER — William Henry Wagner Jr., 97, of Fresno died May 20. He was a farmer. Graveside: 11 a.m. June 1 at Wagner Cemetery in Friant. Remembrances: Salvation Army, 1816 Howard Road, Suite 8, Madera, CA 93637; or Fresno Rescue Mission, 310 G St., Fresno, CA 93706. Arrangements: Jay Chapel.

WILLIAMS — Jessie Mae Williams, 101, of Fresno died May 26. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. June 1 at Yost & Webb Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. June 2 at Mountain View Cemetery.

YOUNG — Edith Grace Young, 97, of Hanford died May 22. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 4 at Grangeville Cemetery. Arrangements: Miller Memorial Chapel.

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