Local obituary notices in Fresno, CA
15 hrs ago | via Daily Journal
Survivors include his wife, Tamie Whitis; three daughters, Jennifer Whitis, Alicia Whitis and Cassandra Whitis, all of Fresno, California; stepchildren, Anthony Edwards of Edinburgh and Jonathan Purdue and Valerie Purdue, both of Columbus; siblings, George E. Whitis and Mike Whitis, both of Edinburgh, Toni Delaplane of Noblesville and Julie Kindig of Brandenburg, Kentucky; and three grandchildren. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Fox News
A California couple's enduring 67-year-long romance came to a peaceful end earlier this month as they took their last breaths together while holding each other's hand. If Floyd Hartwig, 90 and his 89-year-old wife Violet couldn't die arm-in-arm after a lifetime of devotion to each other, watching them pass away together hand-in-hand was the next best thing, according to their daughter. Comment?
Yesterday | via KBCI CBS 2
Couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. - After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives - together. Comment?
Yesterday | via KNUS-AM Aurora
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Yesterday | via KION 46
Authorities in Fresno County said Monterey native Zachary Penn, 26, fell off a cliff to his death during a camping trip last week. Deputies with the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said Penn was reported missing near Tollhouse Rock on Feb. 18 around 10 p.m. by several friends. Comment?
Yesterday | via KYTX-TV News
Now you can have your coffee and eat the cup it comes in, too. KFC is teaming with Seattle's Best Coffee to create the Scoffee cup. Comment?
Thursday | via RecordNET
Thomas Rey, 85, entered into rest on February 20, 2015 at his home in Stockton. He was born May 31, 1929 in Fresno CA. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via RecordNET
Joe A. Rios passed away in Stockton, CA. A beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather, he was born in Santa Susana, CA on August 12, 1938. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via The Republic
Danny J. Whitis, 57, of Edinburgh, Indiana, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at his residence. He was born Sept. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Sydney Morning Herald
Philip Levine was a former US poet laureate whose work was vibrantly, angrily and often painfully alive with the sound, smell and sinew of heavy manual labor. Philip Levine was a former US poet laureate whose work was vibrantly, angrily and often painfully alive with the sound, smell and sinew of heavy manual labor. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via The Fresno Bee
Frank Jerry Alatorre, 51, of Selma died Feb. 15. He was a supervisor. Rosary: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via The Fresno Bee
Jesus Betancourt Ramirez, infant, of Avenal died Feb. 12. He was the son of Hilda Ramirez Gonzalez and Benjamin Betancourt Moreno. Rosary: 10 a.m. Feb. 19 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Levine died Saturday at his home in Fresno, Calif. He was 87. The cause was pancreatic and liver cancer, The New York Times reported. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via The Washington Post
Philip Levine, a former poet laureate of the United States who grew up working on the factory floors of Detroit and whose plainspoken poems often evoked the drudgery and dignity of manual labor, died Feb. 14 at his home in Fresno, Calif. He was 87. Mr. Levine did not publish his first volume of verse until his mid-30s, but over time he became one of the country's most highly honored poets. Comment?
Monday Feb 16 | via KSEE-TV Fresno
Its been two weeks since a Fresno couple died of carbon monoxide, but they still haven't been laid to rest. It's been two weeks since a Fresno couple died of carbon monoxide, but they still haven't been laid to rest. Comment?
Sunday Feb 15 | via St. Petersburg Times
Philip Levine, a former U.S. poet laureate whose work was vibrantly, angrily and often painfully alive with the sound, smell and sinew of heavy manual labor, died Saturday at his home in Fresno, Calif. He was 87. Mr. Levine served as poet laureate from 2011 to 2012. Comment?
Sunday Feb 15 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In a April 27, 2006 file photo, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Philip Levine is shown at the San Joaquin River Center where he's recited his poetry in Fresno, Calif. Levine, a former poet laureate who won the Pulitzer Prize in writing that celebrates the lives of the working class, died at his home in Fresno, California, his wife said Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Comment?
Sunday Feb 15 | via Forward
Dan Friedman, writing for the Forward on August 9, 2011, characterized the poet as a working-class Jewish hero of words: Levine was one of the oldest poets laureate and his work was certainly the most humble in tone from among that august group. Though he lived in Fresno, Calif., and had spent time in New York City, he was born in Detroit to Russian Jewish immigrant parents and had long identified with the blue collar workers among whom he worked in that city. Comment?
Sunday Feb 15 | via The Fresno Bee
Francisco Correa, 77, of Fresno died Feb. 10. He was a farmworker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at Reade and Sons Chapel. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via Visalia Times-Delta
Anita G. Childers June 26, 1918- December 15, 2014 Anita Childers lived a full life surrounded by her friends and family. She realized her wish to live independently in her own home until her death December 15, 2014 at the age of 96. You were always in for a surprise when you visited, as she loved to move her prized antiques around on a regular basis in her beautifully decorated home. Comment?
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