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Virginia Walton Pilegard: Gone Much Too Soon

WISHON — Virginia Walton Pilegard of Wishon, California, passed away January 13, 2022, at the age of 79.  She was born on December 21, 1942, in Fresno, California, to Ralph and Helen Walton and was raised in foothills of Hildreth, California. While working in Jones Store at Beasore Meadows, she met the love of her life, Richard Pilegard, and they ...

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Celebration of Life for Tamara Lynn Rold Sanchez

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Tamara Lynn Rold Sanchez March 29, 1982 – April 29, 2022 With broken hearts we announce the passing of Tamara Lynn Rold Sanchez of Oakhurst, California. Tami passed from this life, into Heaven, in Fresno, CA, on April 29, 2022, surrounded by her loved ones, one month after her 40th birthday. Tami grew up in Oakhurst and she meant so ...

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Celebration of Life for Jamie Leann Mascola

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Jamie Leann Mascola May 30, 1974 – March 15, 2022 Jamie Mascola passed away peacefully in her home on March15, 2022, in Coarsegold, California, surrounded by her loved ones. Jamie is survived by her husband Peter Mascola with whom she shared 14 incredible years. Jamie was blessed with three sons, Lance, Hunter and Chase; daughter-in-law Rylie; grandson Greydon; and mother ...

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Celebration of Life for Martha Ann Richter Day

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Marth Ann Richter Day September 25, 1939 – April 25, 2022 Martha Day passed away peacefully on April 25, 2022, in Twin Falls, Idaho.  She was 82 years old. She was born Martha Ann Richter in Fort Wayne, Indiana on September 25, 1939, to parents Otto and Johanna Richter. From an early age Martha was blessed with the gift of ...

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Celebration of Life for Thomas Francis Driscoll

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Thomas Francis Driscoll February 2, 1945  – February 23, 2022 Thomas Francis Driscoll was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on February 2, 1945 and died unexpectedly at home in Yosemite Lakes Park on February 23, 2022. Tom was a carpenter and general contractor, building at least 50 homes in YLP before accepting the position of journeyman carpenter at Fresno City College ...

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Celebration of Life for Beverly Jean Bowlus

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Beverly Jean Bowlus November 5, 1938 – November 18, 2021 Beverly Jean Bowlus passed away on November 18, 2021, in Spanish Springs, Nevada, after a brief illness. She was 83. Beverly was born in Los Angeles, California to Flora Mae Smith and Lewis James Smith. While growing up in the Los Angeles area she enjoyed vacationing in Big Bear at ...

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Celebration of Life for Sonny Jackson

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Sonny Jackson December 7, 1954 – February 17, 2022 “It’s been a good ride.” Come join us at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse at 5 pm on Saturday, April 9th, in celebration and honor of the incredible, unique, and absolutely enjoyable man, Sonny Jackson.  Roll in on your favorite ride and bring your favorite tall tales. There will be live ...

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Celebration of Life for Lars Erik Thorson

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Lars Erik Thorson September 21, 1961 – March 13, 2022 Lars Erik Thorson, age 60, passed away on March 13, 2022, after a long battle with end stage renal disease. His kind-hearted and loyal soul will be deeply missed and his life and spirit will surely live on in those who loved him. Lars was born on September 21, 1961, ...

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Celebration of Life for Chester (Larry) Mattox

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Chester (Larry) Mattox passed on at Sunset, March 25th 2022, at 78 years old. He will be greatly missed by his family, extended family, and his many friends. He served in the U.S. Army and later worked as a machinist until his medical retirement at age 52. He also was a volunteer in the Citizens on Patrol Program for the ...

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Celebration of Life for Wallace Reid Martin

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Wallace Reid Martin February 6, 1944 – March 24, 2022 Wallace Reid Martin passed away at his home in Oakhurst after a lengthy illness at the age of 78. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Mary Lou; his sister Sandra, his eldest son Jacob and his wife Rachel; two grandsons Benjamin and James of Montana and his ...

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Celebration of Life for Nancy Ann Johnson (Pealer)

Nancy Ann Johnson was born September 23, 1947, in Santa Monica, California, to parents Orvis E. Pealer and Wanda L. Mauck. She was involved with Job’s Daughters of Bethel #125 in Los Angeles, CA. She attended schooling at Westwood Elementary, Emerson Junior High, University High (class of 1965), and Santa Monica City College for 2 years where she obtained her ...

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