Sherwyn Roger Gilliland, 69, of Arroyo Grande, passed away December 11, 2018. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.

Dr. Reuel Estes, 75, of Arroyo Grande, passed away December 11, 2018. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.

Jean Sanders, 93, resident of Nipomo, CA passed away December 11, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

Ranulfa Hernandez, 83, resident of Santa Maria, passed away December 9, 2018. Services have been entrusted to the care of Lori Family Mortuary, Santa Maria.

Miguela 'Maggie' Galvez Antonio, 94, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away December 13, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

Glenna Jean Mahoney, 90, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away December 10, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

Manuel Castro, 65, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away December 13, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

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Norma Jean Mattson of Santa Ynez, California, passed away following a brief illness on December 10 with her daughter Michele at her side. She was 92.

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Ferruccio Joseph “Joe” Carrari, a trailblazing wine pioneer on the Central Coast, passed away on November 25th, 2018.

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George Acosta, 95, resident of Santa Maria, passed away December 4, 2018. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lori Family Mortuary, Santa Maria.

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Elena Reyna Velasquez, 69, of Guadalupe, passed away December 5, 2018. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.

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Charles McIntyre, 92, of Nipomo, passed away December 11, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Crematory. www.magnermaloney.com

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Lois Berkowitz, 68, of Lompoc, died December 9, 2018. Starbuck-Lind Mortuary, Directors. starbucklind.com

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Earl 'Stan' Lebsack, 79, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away December 7, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

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Lois Kanner Berkowitz, age 68, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at her home in Vandenberg Village, Lompoc. Lois was born on August 16, 1950, in Far Rockaway, New York, to Ret. Lt. Col. Herbert and Florence (Kaplan) Kanner. Those closest to Lois considered her a loving moth…

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Ike Simas 91, a lifelong resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away on Dec. 7, 2018 at Marian Extended Care. Ike was born on January 25, 1927 at Santa Maria Hospital. The third generation Santa Marian was the seventh of seven sons born to Joe & Leonora (DeRosa) Simas whom at the time, lived…

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Denise Entwistle, 57, of Santa Barbara, passed away December 6, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Crematory. www.magnermaloney.com

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Isaac Lou Ramirez, 44, of Nipomo, passed away December 4, 2018. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel of Grover Beach.

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Sylvia Mary Gillard, 78 of Santa Maria, CA passed away December 6, 2018 with her daughter by her side.

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Ferdinand P. Vistro, 52, of Santa Maria, passed away December 5, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Crematory. www.magnermaloney.com

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Donald W. Van Stone, Jr., 73, of Hudson, MA, formerly of Santa Maria, CA, passed away peacefully at home, on Friday, December 7, 2018, surrounded by his beloved family, after a period of declining health. He leaves his beloved wife, Lynn A. (Valle) Van Stone. All services will be private. TI…

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Gerald 'Ike' Simas, 91, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away December 7, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

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Marcelina Valenzuela Retana, 83, resident of Arroyo Grande, CA passed away December 7, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

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William Montello, 90, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away December 7, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

William “Bill” B. Hamrick, age 80, passed away on November 28, 2018. He bravely fought serious medical problems during the last four years. Bill is at rest now, and we will miss him dearly.

Ethel Blanchard of La Mesa, CA passed away December 5, 2018. She was 95.

John Delano Kunst, 55 passed away on December 1, 2018. He was born on April 9, 1963 in Santa Maria, California to Delano and Tommie Lou Kunst.

On August 4th, 1948 in Hamilton, Bermuda, Gary Etheredge was born to Douglas W. Etheredge, and Corrine “Corkey” M. Etheredge.

On Saturday the 17 of November we lost our beautiful, loving and kind daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend Krisanna Lynn Anastacia Parke to injuries she suffered from a tragic motorcycle accident with her boyfriend Mark Hurd. Krisanna was born on May 19, 1977 in Santa Barbara, CA. She w…

Mrs. Joan Naomi Stackhouse-Rogers-Higgins-Evernham passed away at home in Vandenberg Village, CA on November 29, 2018 at the age of 81. She was born in Lakewood, NJ on October 31, 1937 to William Hilliard and Naomi Ada Stackhouse.

Jackie Lee Johns, 59, of Arroyo Grande, passed away December 2, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.

Carol Shutt, 74, of Nipomo, passed away December 7, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.

Carl Montoya, 67, of San Luis Obispo, passed away December 4, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.

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Carol Fossa was born in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, PA, on January 19, 1927, which is only fitting given that love was a major theme throughout her long and impactful life. Belonging to “The Greatest Generation,” she grew up during the Great Depression and supported the troops …

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Helen C. Shaw passed away at 103 years old on Nov. 19, 2018 at Marian Extended Care.

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Rachel Hernandez, 84, resident of Santa Maria, passed away December 1, 2018. Services have been entrusted to the care of Lori Family Mortuary, Santa Maria.