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Celebration of Life for Gretchen Louise (Brase) Dunlap

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Gretchen Louise (Brase) Dunlap, 64, passed away on November 22, 2021, after a rapid 5-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Gretchen passed away in the late evening at home in the company of her loving husband Lj Dunlap. Gretchen was born in Fresno, CA, on March 16, 1957, to Benjamin and Margaret Brase. She is survived by her husband Lj Dunlap; ...

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Celebration of Life for Sheila Kathryn Shaubach

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Sheila Kathryn Shaubach, age 86, a long-time resident of Raymond, CA, and Madera County, left to be with the Lord on Friday, December 31, 2021, surrounded by her family. Sheila was a retired grocery clerk for Save Mart and was active with Saint Anne’s Chapel of Raymond. She was also a deacon in the Episcopal Church and participated in prison ...

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Celebration of Life for Leonard H. Brown

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Leonard H. Brown, 86, passed away on December 25th, 2021, after a long illness. Leonard was a long-time resident as well as a dedicated educator committed to his community with a deep love of family. A celebration of his life will be held on January 8th at 2 p.m. at the Wasuma School.

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Celebration of Life for Merlyn Phillip “Papa Jack” Boynton

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Merlyn Phillip “Papa Jack” Boynton, passed away December 8, 2021, at the age of 86, at home in Coarsegold, California, with his two daughters by his side. Jack had a very fast battle with cancer that took him from us quickly. Jack is preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Barbara; his brothers Paul and Don, and his ...

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Celebration of Life for George Blake

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George Blake of Oakhurst, CA, was called home to our Lord on Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was born on June 23, 1950, to George and Jacqueline Blake in Whittier, CA. George married the love of his life, Cheryl Winski, on August 20, 1977. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Blake; and son, Steven Blake of Oakhurst, CA; his ...

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Celebration of Life for Sean Michael Driscoll

Sean Michael Driscoll July 23, 1976 – November 11, 2021 Sean Michael Driscoll (Mike), 45, passed away on November 20, 2021, in a tragic motorcycle accident in Coarsegold, California. Our hearts are heavy in his absence. Mike was born on July 23, 1976, in Fresno, CA, to Thomas and Jeanne Driscoll. The family moved to Yosemite Lakes Park in Coarsegold ...

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Celebration of Life for Brenton James (Sonny) Mahar, Jr.

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Brenton James Mahar, Jr. August 13, 1943 – November 14, 2021 Brenton J. Mahar, Jr. (Sonny) of North Fork, CA, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at the age of 78. He passed at home while surrounded by the love of his family. He was born August 13, 1943, in Attleboro, Massachusetts, to the ...

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Celebration of Life for Scott Harold Erickson

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Husband, Dad, Poppy, Uncle. Scott Harold Erickson was met at Heaven’s gates by some good dogs on October 12, 2021. Scott was born and raised in Ahwahnee, CA. He lived his life as a man should. He worked hard and took care of his girls. He was a logger, CAT skinner and a wood cutter. A jack of all trades, ...

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Celebration of Life for William (Billy) James Whitla

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William James Whitla (Billy) passed away in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 13, 2021, at the age of 55. He was born January 21, 1966, in Los Angeles, California, to parents William R. and Barbara L. (nee Hummel) Whitla. He is survived by his son Chaz M. Whitla, sister Brenda M. Whitla-Pinto, brother-in-law Clyde J. Pinto, and niece Carmen F. ...

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Celebration of Life for Kathleen (Kay) Joyce Read Gilkinson

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Kathleen Joyce Read Gilkinson Oakhurst/Madera Ranchos, California January 22, 1927 – March 9, 2021 Kathleen (Kay) Joyce Read Gilkinson was born to Arthur Read and Mabel Ruby King Read on January 22, 1927, in Winnipeg, Canada. When Kay was very young, the family moved to Los Angeles, California. Kay had an older brother, Dan, and a younger brother, Art. Her ...

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