Leslie Plaskett Merrill passed away on August 3, 2017, in the loving embrace of her family. She was born in King City, CA and later moved to the Monterey Peninsula. Leslie loved her life overlooking the bay with the love of her life, her husband Scott. She enjoyed taking big ocean walks and watching the seals and otters play outside their window. Leslie loved watching Scott teach martial arts at Monterey Sports Center and was so happy to be Mrs. Sensei. She and Scott enjoyed their vacations in Lake Tahoe, where they had spent their honeymoon, and returned every year. A talented stylist, Leslie took wonderful care of her clients and valued their friendship greatly. She adored her children and grandchildren and cherished time spent with family.
In the early morning hours of August 7th, 2017, Rick Gutierrez passed away from a heart-related medical event while on an annual family vacation in South Lake Tahoe, California at the age of 63. He also fought a brave 13-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease that was not directly related.
Deolinda George, 90, of Gonzales, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. She was born in Sao Miguel, Azores in Portugal on February 17, 1927.
Gilbert C. Lugo, 92, of Gonzales, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Kindred Nursing Pacific Care in Salinas.
Janice F. Walls, born March 18, 1946, died April 29, 2017.
Connie L Garcia 78, of Salinas passed away Monday, April 10, 2017. She was born October 5, 1938 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Amparo Elvira Martinez Krauth passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Wednesday afternoon, March 29, 2017 after a long illness at home in the presence of her family.
Martha “Lanini” “Rolandi” Vieira 90 of Greenfield passed away Sat. March 25, 2017 at Eden Valley Care Center in Soledad.
Elvezio “Saw” Breschini, 97, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2017. He was born in Gonzales where he spent the majority of his life. He moved to Salinas in 1998 to be near his family.