Lisa Hall

Lisa Hall’s life abruptly ended in Hollister, CA. at the young age of 40 on August 8, 2017. She was loved by many and was forced to leave behind four children; Alina, Alyssa, Andrew and Alex, two grandchildren; Caidyn and Kaia, her brother Charles; half sisters Terri and Anna,...
Lee James “Jim” Strohn, 74, of Salinas, CA passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. Jim was born on November 5, 1942 in Hollister, CA to Henry and Henrietta Strohn.He attended Tres Pinos Elementary and graduated from Hollister High School in 1960. Afterwards, he served in the National Guard.Jim...

Naomi Martin

Naomi Martin passed away on July 24, 2017 after a short decline in health following a “minor” heart attack in April. She died at home, peacefully and comfortably, surrounded by her family.She is survived by her son, Michael Martin and her daughter-in-law, Cynthia Martin; her daughters Antonia (Toni) Martin...
Virgilio "Gil" Lopez Mortela passed away in Modesto, California on July 26, 2017.Viewing will be at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home on Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 5pm to 8pm and on Friday, August 4, 2017, from 2pm to 8pm with the Rosary offered at 7pm.Mass will be at Mission San...
Ralph "Mike" Gabriel, an energetic man whose devotion to his community changed the face of San Benito County for generations to come, died on July 18, 2017. He was 93.Born 12/11/1923 in Redondo Beach, he was the second son of Joseph and Alice Gabriel. The family moved to Hollister...
Our family will always remember Thomas F. Gray Jr. as the most loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather that he was.Memorial service will be held Aug. 5, 2017 at 10:30am at Christ Fellowship: 2066 San Benito Street, Hollister, CA 95023.
R. "Mike" GabrielMike Gabriel passed away in Hollister, California on July 18, 2017 at the age of 93 years.Arrangements are pending. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.
Josephine (Filice) was born in Piane Crati, Calabria, Italy and came to Hollister, CA in 1955 with her family.She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 55 years, Frank and their children Carla, Gia (Rick Warren), Frank (Jodi) and Stephen Borelli. Her grandchildren Rocco (8) and Abriana...
Gerald A. "Jerry" Rocha passed away at his Hollister residence on July 11, 2017 at the age of 71 years.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 1:00pm at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home.Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences 

Merle Clure

Dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend, and volunteer, Merle Dean Clure, died from complications of esophageal cancer on June 13, 2017. He was 83.He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Peggy Clure of Mt. Shasta, CA; his three children and their spouses, Mark and Robin Clure of...

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Taqueria evokes cuisine of Baja, CA

A happy donkey holding a burrito greets motorists as they enter Hollister along Fourth Street.The large sign adorns the top of El Burrito, a...