Death Notices: Oct. 19 to 25
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Vera Montoya, 67, a former Tracy resident, died from complications of diabetes Tuesday, Oct. 23, at her home in Stockton. She was a homemaker. A memorial service is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Kingdom Hall, Western Ranch congregation, 7960 Ponderosa Road, in Stockton.

Jenette Marie Webb Thompson, 48, a former Tracy resident, died Monday, Oct. 22, in Sacramento. A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in the chapel at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Visitation will be observed from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Burial, in Tracy Cemetery, will be private. Contributions in Ms. Thompson’s name may be sent to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,; or to an animal shelter of the donor’s choice.

• Former Tracy resident Walter H. Baker, 88, of Manteca, died Sunday, Oct. 21, at Doctors Hospital of Manteca. Services are pending. Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave., will handle arrangements.

Victoria Espartero-Carson, 68, a former Tracy resident, died Sunday, Oct. 21, in Stockton. She was a homemaker. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, accompanied by a rosary, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. Burial will follow in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave. A guest book is available for messages to the family.

Scott Franklin Sailors, 41, of Tracy, a veteran of the U.S. Army and an employee of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, died Thursday, Oct. 18, in Tracy. A graveside service with military honors is planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Falls View Cemetery in American Falls, Idaho. A celebration of life took place Monday, Oct. 22, at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., and condolences can be shared through an online guest book. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions to an educational fund for Mr. Sailors’ daughters; inquiries may be directed to Fry Memorial Chapel, 836-1970.

Clemencia D. Rosete, 80, of Tracy, died Oct. 17. Memorial services will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, followed by entombment at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Tracy Mausoleum, 550 S. Central Ave. Visitation will be observed from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, and Sunday, Oct. 28, at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., including a rosary service at 7 p.m. both days.

Olimpio “Scott” Borges Scoto Jr., a former Tracy resident and graduate of Tracy Joint Union High School, died Oct. 13, his 76th birthday. He was buried at sea. A private celebration of his life is planned for family and friends.

• Death Notices is a column that briefly announces deaths of past and present Tracy residents, as well as people with local ties. Individual notices for people who have lived or worked in Tracy or Mountain House, including photographs and lists of survivors, are published in the Tracy Press print edition and posted to this website each Friday as a courtesy to readers. This column is updated throughout the week as information is received. For information, call the Tracy Press copy desk at 830-4280 or email Questions concerning paid obituaries should be directed to the retail advertising department at 830-4260.

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