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Date: Wednesday, 23 July 2014, at 6:57 p.m.

Edward J. Mosby

Edward J. Mosby died April 30, 2005, in Gilroy. He was 88 years old.

Mr. Mosby was a long-time cattle rancher and roper in the Santa Clara Valley and was a member of the Santa Clara County Cattleman Association. He attended and was a member of the South Valley Community Church, Gilroy.

Mr. Mosby is survived by his wife Dorothy Mosby of Morgan Hill; children Joyce Vieira of Gilroy and Christine DeZelle of Gault; grandchildren Richard Katen, Robert Katen and Amanda DeZelle; great-grandcildren Coleman, Carson and Jade Katen; and niece Lucy Mosby of San Jose.

Visitation takes place from 5-8pm on Thursday, May 5, at Habing Family Funeral Home. Services take place at 11am Friday, May 6, at funeral home. Entombment follows at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park.

The family asks that any donations be made to the South Valley Community Church.

Mary Richards Stevenson Martineau

Mary Richards Stevenson Martineau died April 27, 2005, in Reno, Nev.

She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Nov. 13, 1902. She grew up in Salt Lake City where she attended school and obtained a teacher’s certificate. Mary moved to McGill, Nev., in 1924 to teach school and married Eldon Rice Martineau in 1931 in Austin, Nev. Her sons Charles S. and Paul S. were born in Ely, Nev., in 1932 and 1934. The family moved to Placer County in 1937. Her daughter Suzanne S. was born in Sacramento in 1944. Mary moved to Morgan Hill in 1986 and then to Reno in 1998.

Mary is survived by her sons Charles (Joan) Martineau and Paul (JoAnn) Martineau, daughter Suzanne (Robert) White; eight grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that any donations be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation, Sparks and Children’s Cabinet, Reno.

Evelyn D. Reime

Evelyn Dorothy Reime died April 4, 2005. She was 92.

Born Jan. 26, 1913, to Rodney and Anna Alger, she graduated from Los Angeles County School of Nursing and was a registered nurse at Los Angeles County Hospital for 20 years, serving a term as president of the Los Angeles Nursing Association. After moving to Gilroy 28 years ago, she was a surgical nurse at Santa Clara County Hospital - now known as Valley Medical Center - for 20 years.

She was very active in retirement and was a member of Gilroy Ladies Club, Flower Lovers’ Club, Fabulous Flappers, ACBC Bridge Club and Friday Bridge. She was an avid golfer, golfing into her early 80’s, was a member of Hill Country Club, Gavilan Golf Club and PW Golf Club, She had a great love for goats which she raised for years.

She is survived by her children Roy Reime, Bill Puckett and Elaine Catlin, all of Gilroy; stepson Gary Reime of Escondido; six grandchildren, including Brenden Puckett of Sacramento; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Reime was preceded in death by her siblings Rodney Alger and Dorothy Footitt.

A memorial gathering will be held for family and friends at her home at 3pm Saturday, May 7, at 3pm.

Arrangements are under the direction of Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy.

Louise Armanasco

Louise Armanasco died Sunday, May 1, 2005, at Santa Teresa Hospital in San Jose. She was 78.

Born in Wallace, Neb., Mrs. Armanasco moved to Gilroy from Palo Alto in 1957 with her late husband and owned and operated Armanasco Dairy until 1985. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, past member of St. Mary’s Mother’s Guild, San Martin Horseman’s Association and a past Rucker 4-H leader.

She was the mother of Diana Berry and her husband Rich of Gilroy, Jenelle Zapico and her husband, Matt of Austin, Tex., and Debra Shaw and her husband Garry of Novato; grandmother of Bert and Andrea Berry of Gilroy, Kay and John Guenther of Martinez, Paula and David Reynolds of Gilroy, Brad and Sherry Griffin of Galt, Teri and Danny McNamara of Davis, Stacy and Brian Diego of Folsom and Roger and Juliana Hall of Novato; great-grandmother of Amanda and Kelly Griffin, Madison Diego, Griffin, Logan and Tanner McNamara, Isabelle, Abigail and Bridget Reynolds and Jack Guenther.

She is the wife of the late Albert Armanasco (1983).

Services will be at 2pm Wednesday, May 4, at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Gilroy.

The family asks that any donations be made to the Scleroderma Foundation, 12 Kent Way, Suite 101, Byfield, MA 01922

Randy Lavrar

Randy Lavrar died April 12, 2005, at his home in Arizona.

He was a 1996 Live Oak High School graduate.

There will be a “Celebration of Life” ceremony in honor of Randy on Sunday, May 15, at 11:30am at the Holiday Inn Express, 17035 Condit Road, (next to Jack In The Box).

This will be a day for friends and family to celebrate the life of Randy, who always had a smile on his face, a hug to share and lived life to the fullest. Those organizing the memorial thought that paying a tribute to Randy in the town where he grew up would honor him and allow friends and family who could not make it to the funeral in Arizona to get together and say one last goodbye.

Everyone who plans on attending is encouraged to share their memories of Randy during the service. Any with questions or would to share a memory is encouraged to call 408-679-7682. We ask that everyone please help us to spread the word about the “Celebration of Life” ceremony to everyone who knew and cares about Randy.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at the memorial service or by calling 408-679-7682. All donations will go to Randy’s family to help cover funeral costs.

Mark Fedalizo II

Mark Fedalizo II of Morgan Hill died Saturday, May 7, 2005, at Santa Teresa Hospital in San Jose.

Mark was a child raised and loved by many. Once he got into your heart he stayed there forever, family members and friends said.

Born in San Jose on Nov. 8, 1978, Mark attended Gilroy schools and was a familiar face throughout the valley, often found drawing or reading a book. He was involved in local community theater and stage managed many shows for South Valley Civic Theatre. He was a loving friend to many and a constant source of support to those he loved.

Mark was preceded in death by his father Tim Fedalizo and is survived by his mother, Audrey Fedalizo; his stepfather Robert Haygood; brother Nash; and sisters Buttons and Amy and their families; aunt Tish Perry; many cousins and his “old lady,” Lisa May.

Mark was a child raised and loved by many. Once he got into your heart he stayed there forever, family members and friends said.

A memorial service is scheduled 3-5pm Saturday, May 14, at The Gaslighter Music Hall, 7430 Monterey St., Gilroy.

Mary Jane Dedini Gonzales

Mary Jane Dedini Gonzales died May 2, 2005, at her daughter’s home. She was 95.

Mrs. Gonzales was born June 9, 1909, in Chennook, Mont. She had lived in Gilroy since 1919, where her family originated. Her father was Wentz Dorland and her mother was Ida Bastida.

She married Domingo Dedini in 1925, and they had four children: Dorothy, who died at 13 months, Evelyn, Katherine and Domingo Jr. They were married for 41 years when her husband died. After being a widow for 11 years, she married Phil Gonzales. They were married for 12 years when he died. Jane has 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grand-children and three great-great-grandchildren.

She has devoted her life to her family, her faith and her community including the Wheeler Hospital Auxiliary, Business and Professional Women’s Club, United Way Board from 1963-88, Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year in 1966, Community Service in 1976, Good Egg Award in 1982, Hall of Fame in 1991 for community service, St. Joseph’s Center where she was in charge from 1975-85, member of St. Mary’s Church and Choir, served in C.L.A.S. gift shop for more than 30 years, named “Cow Bell” of the year in 1986 by Santa Clara County Cattle Women, volunteered at South Valley Hospital since it opened, donated six gallons of blood, was a member of C.L.A.S. since 1941 and was the treasurer for 26 years, and was a member of Gilroy Seniors where she served as treasurer for many years.

When she wasn’t volunteering, she worked for Wentz and Plaza Rexall Drug in Gilroy for 28 years. She was an avid San Francisco Giants fan, enjoyed gardening, word search puzzles and her family. She was one of the most dedicated, generous and nicest ladies one could ever met.

She was the mother of Dom Dedini of Los Gatos, Evelyn Codiga of Gilroy, and Katherine Codiga of Fish Camp; grandmother of Michael Codiga of Gilroy, Mark Codiga of Gilroy, Tim Codiga of Hollister, Linda Codiga of Gilroy, Paul Codiga of Gilroy, Teresa Codiga-Sanchez of Hollister, Robert Codiga of Campbell, Amber Baker of Arizona, James Dedini of Carmel, John Dedini of Kingsburg, April Dedini of Los Gatos, Patricia Cordich of Gilroy, Richard Codiga of Gilroy, and Debra Dupuis of Sacramento; sister of Margaret Borra of Los Gatos and Robert Dorland; and sister-in-law of Matilda Dorland of Oregon.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Domingo Dedini, second husband Phil Gonzales, brother, daughter Dorothy Dedini, grandson David Codiga, and sister Louise Sullivan.

Funeral Mass was May 5 at St. Mary’s Church. Burial was at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Habing Family Funeral Home.

The family asks that any donations be made to St. Mary’s School or a favorite charity.

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