Obituaries for March 13, 2012

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James Stockton

Aug. 8, 1936 - March 2, 2012

Sonora resident James Stockton died March 2 at his daughter's home in Fremont. He was 75.

Mr. Stockton was born in Richmond, Va., and was a telecommunications supervisor for 35 years.

He lived in Sonora for six years and was a member of the Sons in Retirement group.

Mr. Stockton was also a member of Telephone Pioneers and participated in various Sonora Hills activities and clubs.

Mr. Stockton was a fan of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers. He also enjoyed playing cards and softball.

Mr. Stockton is survived by his wife, Connie Stockton, of Sonora; his daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Bob Newray, of Fremont; and granddaughters Katherine Newray, of Morgan Hill, and Stacey Newray, of Fremont.

A donation in his name may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. March 18 at the Sonora Hills Clubhouse.

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


ANDERSON - Former Twain Harte resident Walter Anderson, 83, died March 11 at Skyline Place. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

BROWN - Curtis Brown, 59, of Sonora, died March 9 at Sonora Regional Long Term Care. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

HECKER - Margie Hecker, 86, of Sonora, died March 10 at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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