George ‘Wayne’ Hause

Oct. 4, 1940 – Aug. 16, 2014 George “Wayne” Hause, 73, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, surrounded by family. Wayne was a navigator and captain in the United States Air Force, serving 12 years before owning and operating a speed shop, actively racing his roadster and later running a steel fabrication business. He took great […]

Sharon Ilene Boyd

Jan. 7, 1951 — Aug 13, 2014 With deep sadness, the passing of Sharon Ilene Boyd occurred on Aug. 13, 2014, after having fought a courageous battle against cancer for three years. Her legacy is that of an ocean of compassion and love left behind for all lives she touched with her brilliant light. These qualities were vibrantly […]

Richard Ray Jr.

June 22, 1953 — Aug. 9, 2014 Richard Ray Jr. of Fairfield passed away Aug. 9, 2014. He was 61. He will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He was born June 22, 1953, in Ft. Worth, Texas, to Vernell (Tarpley) and Richard Ray Sr. He joined the United States Army, […]

Horace James Sam

Jan. 26, 1950 — Aug. 15, 2014 Horace James Sam, a longtime resident of Fairfield, was born in Opelousas, La., Jan. 26, 1950. “Smiling Sam,” as he was affectionately referred to by family and friends, transitioned into eternal life peacefully in his home on Friday morning, Aug. 15, 2014, with his family at his side after enduring […]

Joseph ‘Joey’ Kenneth Meyers

Feb. 13, 1998 – Aug. 12, 2014 Our beloved Joseph Kenneth Meyers entered into God’s embrace on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. His loving spirit and enthusiastic lifestyle will forever be etched in our hearts. Joey was known by all at the local Vacaville skate park for his amazing ability to ride the bowls. Our boy always […]

Defrances Jean Freeman-Jefferson

Freeman-Jefferson, Defrances Jean, 68, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Services 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon.

Shawn Charles Blair

Blair, Shawn Charles, 51, of Vacaville, died on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 1850 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home,

Carol Anne Pimentel

June 4, 1950 – Aug. 12, 2014 Carol was a longtime resident of Fairfield. She leaves behind her husband of 39 years, Ron Pimentel; sister, Jan Broxton (Doug); and brother, Cody Mott. She is preceded in death by her parents, Cody and Lillian Mott; and brother, Ted Wentz. Viewing will be 5 to 9 p.m. […]

Karolina A. Corneau

Nov. 23, 1926 — Aug. 11, 2014 Karolina Corneau, known as Karola to her friends, passed away on Aug. 11, 2014, at David Grant Medical Center. She was 87. She was born Nov. 23, 1926, in Altenmarkt, Germany, to Wilhelm and Fanny Proff. Karola met her late husband of 60 years, James Edward Corneau in Rupholding, Germany, […]

Bruce Millikin

Millikin, Bruce, 59, of Vallejo was born on Jan. 9, 1955, and died on Monday, July 18, 2014. No services. Arrangements by Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Contact 425-1041 or

Duncan Reid Miller

July 21, 1921 – Aug. 11, 2014 Duncan Miller passed away peacefully at the Laurel Creek Care Center, Fairfield, and entered rest with his Lord Jesus Christ in heaven, Aug. 11, 2014. He was 93. Duncan was born in Omaha, Neb., on July 21, 1921, of parents John and Catherine Miller. He married Dorothy May Nickerson […]

June Canaris-Heath

Aug. 2, 1949 — July 7, 2014 Dr. June Canaris-Heath died at her home in Green Valley, Calif., on July 7, 2014, surrounded by those who loved her. She was a bright light in this world and guided many as a wife, mother and clinical psychologist. June was not only the rock for her family and friends, […]

Maria N. Martinez

Martinez, Maria N., 24, of Fairfield died on Monday, Aug, 11, 2014. Visitation and rosary 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1050 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Graveside and committal service after Mass on […]

Carl McCarley

Oct. 2, 1940 — Aug. 2, 2014 Carl McCarley, 73 of Fairfield, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at home. He was born Oct. 2, 1940, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of the late Hershell McCarley and the late Irene (Gunter) McCarley. Carl enlisted with the United States Air Force and retired as an administrative tech […]

Roger Keith Berg

March 23, 1934 — Aug. 5, 2014 Roger Keith Berg passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Aug. 5, 2014. Roger was born March 23, 1934, and graduated from Napa High School in 1952. Roger worked as an educator and administrator in the Travis Unified School District for many years until his retirement. […]

Donna Rae Cross Adcock

Jan. 4, 1956 — Aug. 5, 2014 Donna Adcock, of Vacaville, passed away at the age of 58 on Aug. 5, 2014, after a courageous yearlong fight against pancreatic cancer. Donna was born Jan. 4, 1956, in Wilkinsburg, Pa., to Robert and Virginia Cross. She moved to Vacaville in 1962 and graduated from Vacaville High in 1973. […]

Donna Belle Curry

Aug. 19, 1927 — Aug. 3, 2014 Donna was called home on Sunday morning, Aug. 3, 2014. She is no longer suffering or in any pain as she has been restored to perfection. Donna was born in Boise, Idaho, to Donald and Mary Shopp. Shortly after her birth, she was joined by her brother James. Her family […]

David Furtado

Dec. 26, 1954 — Aug. 1, 2014 David Furtado peacefully passed away on Aug. 1, 2014, at his home in Fairfield. He was born in Lowell, Mass., to Thomas and Barbara Furtado. He graduated from Lowell Trade High School. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1972, and was stationed at Travis Air Force Base. […]

Wayne Arthur Brown, Sr.

Brown, Wayne Arthur, Sr., 83, Fairfield, died on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, True Love Baptist Church, 1956 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Gravide service after funeral at Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery, 1707 Union Ave., Fairfield. Arrangements by […]

Kesano Smith

June 23, 1927 — July 25, 2014 Kesano Smith, 87, of Fairfield, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. She was born June 23, 1927, in Yokohama, Japan, the daughter of the late Kikuji Arisaka and the late Misa (Sakurai) Arisaka. Kesano was a homemaker and wonderful mother for many years. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and playing […]

Michael Brown

Dec. 9, 1965 — July 31, 2014 Michael Brown was born in Atlanta, Ga., on Dec. 9, 1965. He spent some of his childhood in Charleston, S.C. He then made his way to Fairfield, Calif., by the time he was a young adult, and spent the rest of his years in the Bay Area. Although he […]

Fred Otto Owen

Jan. 1, 1936 — July 8, 2014 Fred was born Jan. 1, 1936, a lover of blues, motorcycles, pool halls, fishing, hunting, clam digging and boating. He passed away still loving it all on July 8, 2014, at the age of 78, in Catawba, N.C. The cause was complications of dementia. He was the youngest of five siblings (May, […]

Wayne A. Brown

May 22, 1931 – Aug. 1, 2014 Wayne Arthur Brown, 83, a longtime resident of Fairfield, passed away peacefully Friday Aug. 1, 2014, at David Grant Medical Center. Wayne was born in Schenectady, N.Y. He came to Travis Air Force Base in 1962 with his family, his wife, JoAnn and four children, Sheila, Wayne Jr., […]

Irene Marty

July 8, 1926 — July 25, 2014 Irene Marty passed away suddenly on Friday, July 25, 2014, at home. She was 88. A longtime resident of Cordelia, she was born July 8, 1926, in Eupel (present-day Niederhövels), Germany, to Ferdinand and Klara (Röcher) Richter. Irene emigrated to the United States in 1957. She loved traveling, playing […]

Billie J. Taylor

On Monday, July 14, 2014, Col. Billie J. Taylor made his final flight and is now in the arms of God. Billie was born in Seymore, Mo., in 1931. He was the son of T.T. and Girlie Taylor. He was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Jack G. Taylor. He is survived […]

Marjorie Lee Myrick

Nov. 6, 1939 — July 29, 2014 Marjorie Lee Myrick, 74, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield. Marjorie was born Nov. 6, 1939, in Moody, Mo., to Gordon and Carrie Woosley. On Sept. 22, 1962, she was united in marriage to Joseph W. Myrick in Lynnwood, Wash. Marjorie worked as a retail clerk […]

Enid Mary Vesci

Jan. 4, 1939 — July 30, 2014 Enid Mary Vesci was born Jan. 4, 1939, to proud parents Ethel and William Chambers in Cirencester, England. In 1957, while Casper “Cappy” Vesci was stationed in the U.S. Air Force in England, he met Enid. She married Casper on May 4, 1960, in Little Rock, Ark. Soon afterwards, […]

Alice Marion Brown

Dec. 30, 1927 — July 30, 2014 Alice Marion Brown, 86, of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014. She was born Dec. 30, 1927, in Baldwin Park, Calif., the daughter of the late Israel Jefferies and the late Mary (Byling) Jefferies. She was an assembler for an electronics company for 10 years. She loved to take time […]

Claire Helen Wright

Wright, Claire Helen, 88, of Napa, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Mass 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1050 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Interment Rockville Cemetery, Fairfield. Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 425-4697,

Roland Lee McCabe

McCabe, Roland Lee, 79, of Fairfield, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Catholic prayer service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at McCune Garden Chapel in Vacaville. Military honors and internment immediately following at Sacramento National Cemetery in Dixon.