Obituaries for December 17, 2003


Harmony Grace (Tomlinson) Allard

May 6, 1978 Dec. 14, 2003

Harmony Grace (Tomlinson) Allard of Jamestown died Sunday at her home after a long battle with brain cancer. She was 25.

She was born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area. She lived in Jamestown for 21?2 months, and previously lived in Modesto. She graduated from Dos Palos High School. She joined the U.S. Navy, where she was an electronics warfare technician for six years. She was honorably discharged with a disability retirement because of her illness.

She lived in the El Cajon area of San Diego, and traveled and visited other countries while in the U.S. Navy.

Her family said she loved her daughter and had a great interest in spirituality.

She is survived by her daughter, Jordynn Alise Schuttinger of Jamestown; her mother, Charlene Tomlinson of Jamestown; her father, Jeffery Tomlinson of Sunnyvale; a brother, Joshua Tomlinson of San Diego County; a sister, Candice Zenovic of San Diego County; her ex-husband and good friend, Sean Allard of Canada; father of her daughter and good friend, James Schuttinger of San Diego; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home.

Donations can be made in her daughter's name to Jordynn Schuttinger, Central California Bank, 229 S. Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Patricia 'Pat' Ann Cruz

Sept. 15, 1942 Dec. 13, 2003

Longtime Jamestown resident Patricia "Pat" Ann Cruz died Saturday at a Walnut Creek hospital. She was 61.

She was born in Mitchell, Ind. Her family previously lived in San Francisco. She and her husband were high school sweethearts. They moved to Jamestown with their children in 1967.

Her family said she loved work, and her last job was working for Westamerica Bank, formerly known as Valleywide and El Capitan Bank, for the last 15 years. She previously worked at Columbia Elementary School and Williams Collection Agency. She enjoyed working with her co-workers but most of all she loved her customers, her family said.

Her greatest gift was her kindness toward others, and she always had a smile on her face and a willingness to give to others, her family added.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Edgardo A. Cruz Sr. of Jamestown; sons and daughters-in-law, Manuel and Suzanne Cruz of Tuolumne, Ed Jr. and Ema Cruz of Soulsbyville, and Mike and Carol Cruz of Jamestown; daughter and best friend, Tina Cruz of Sonora; sisters, Shiron Rappenicker of San Bruno, and Peggy Wilson of Martinez; a brother, Bill Richason of Alabama; grandchildren Anthony, Alisha and Andrea Cruz of Tuolumne, Carmen, Angelina and Eddy Cruz of Soulsbyville, and Mike Jr., Maria and Emily Cruz of Jamestown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Marie Richason.

A private family service will be held.

Donations can be made in her memory to American Heart Association, 1710 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010; American Diabetes Association, Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio, 44720 or a favorite charity.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Norma (Snow) Hammond

Sept. 29, 1914 Dec. 14, 2003

Norma (Snow) Hammond of Sonora died Sunday at a Sonora care home. She was 89.

She was born in Salt Lake City. She was the daughter of Lawrence C. and Mattie M. Snow. She graduated from the University of Utah in 1937 with a degree in speech and drama. While attending the university, she met Don Hammond, a fellow student, and they were married in 1940. They spent their early married years in Washington, and then moved to Northern California. Her husband died in May 2002.

Mrs. Hammond, a homemaker, devoted her time to her family. She was active in the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a member of the New Hope Camp of Daughters of Utah Pioneers, and was also a member and past president of the Stanislaus County chapter of American Association of University Women.

Her family said she enjoyed family history, quilting, needlecrafts and art.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Lynne and Stan Flake of Jamestown, and Kaye and Andy Martinez of Conway, Ark.; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Lynnie Hammond of Sonora; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don, and a son, Craig.

Visitation is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel at Orangeburg and College avenues in Modesto. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Franklin & Downs Funeral Home in Modesto is handling arrangements.

Elaine Margaret Pettigrew

May 29, 1922 Dec. 12, 2003

Elaine Margaret Pettigrew of Angels Camp died Friday at her home. She was 81.

She was born in White Bear Lake, Minn., to William "Bill" and Sena Landrigan. She lived in Angels Camp for the past two years and previously lived in Sunnyvale and San Jose for 42 years. She worked as a bookkeeper for all of her adult life.

Her family said she enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her wonderful sense of humor kept her young, her family added.

Mrs. Pettigrew is survived by her daughter, Judy Carmody of Smith River, Del Norte County; sons Ken Pettigrew of Sunnyvale, Larry Pettigrew of Quincy and Glen Pettigrew of Angels Camp; a brother, Keith Landrigan; and grandchildren Chris, Tim, Ron, Ed, John, Ellen, Jay, Kolin and Anika Pettigrew, and Heath, Brian and Michael Sanders.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Pettigrew, and a sister, Lois Landrigan.

A graveside service was to be held today at Alta Mesa Memorial Park Cemetery in Palo Alto.

Lima Family Mortuary in Palo Alto is handling arrangements.


HILL Billy Hill, 83, of Columbia died yesterday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

JOHNSON Joseph B. Johnson, 82, of Murphys died Sunday at a San Andreas hospital. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at Angels Memorial Chapel. Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

KOLP Loretta Kolp, 86, of Columbia died Monday at a Modesto medical center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

PEARSON Wesley Pearson, 67, of Jamestown died yesterday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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