Obituaries for May 15, 2012

Written by Union Democrat staff May 15, 2012 11:08 am

Mary (Smith) Renner

Dec. 30, 1930 — May 11, 2012

Sonora resident Mary Renner died Friday at Sonora Regional Medical Center. She was 81. 

Mrs. Renner was born in Goshen, N.Y. She lived in Tuolumne County for 35 years and was a homemaker. 

She was a master gardener and member of the Tuolumne Native Plant Society. She was also a member of Heritage Christian Church. 

She enjoyed reading, bridge and swimming. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Renner. 

She is survived by her son William “Bill” Renner, of Sonora; daughters, Suzanne McCready, of Modesto, Jane Brown, of Silverton, Ore., and Kristina Wetherbee, of Penn Valley; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. 

A service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Christian Church. 

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. 

Notices

COLLINS — Maxine Collins, 83, of Columbia, died Saturday at Avalon Care Center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

GANDOLFO — William Ernest Gandolfo, 90, of Sonora, died Friday at his home. A viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sonora, with burial to follow the at Sonora City Cemetery on Jackson Street in Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.