Obit Candle

William Russell Moore

William Russell Moore, age 92 passed away peacefully in his home, December 18, 2018. Reverend Moore was born 7/10/1926 to Mr. Luke Moore and Mrs. Lillian Thompson. Mr. Moore spent the Majority of his life in the service of the church. Reverend Moore loved nothing more than God and his family. His home was always open to help anyone that needed a hand. His major achievements include building orphanages in Mexico, established churches all over California, as well  as building his own church, but his greatest achievement being, the souls he brought to Jesus. He is preceded in death by his late wife Linda Moore, sons, Thomas and Ernest, Daughter, Linda and few grandchildren. He is survived by eight children and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as numerous friends and adopted family. The service for Reverend Moore will be held at his grave site at, Lodi Memorial Park & Cemetery, 5750 E Pine St, Lodi CA 95240, January 8th at 1PM, Celebration of life following interment at Woodbridge Community Church,  19350 N Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge, CA 95258.

Audrey Boyd

Audrey Boyd

Audrey B. Boyd, 93, of Lodi went home to be with her Lord and Saviour and Loving husband James D. Boyd.
Survived by three daughters; Darlene Freemen, Robinette Shepley, Lynette Proffitt, sister, Ruth Nedderman, seven grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at a later date.
Victoria Gribaudo

Victoria Gribaudo

Victoria Castelanelli Gribaudo passed away peacefully at her home on December 30, 2018, at the age of 97. She is survived by her three children, Roni Culler (Ron), John Gribaudo, and Joann Taylor (Bob), five grandchildren, Jeff Culler (Andrea), Deborah Fisher, Jennifer Culler, Christine Kahoe (Joseph), Zachary Taylor (Star), ten great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Kachler, of Lodi.
She was married to Ernest Gribaudo for 62 years before his passing in 2003. Vicki was a very hardworking person working with her husband Ernie in all their farming of dairy, sheep, cattle, walnut and grapes. She loved traveling, gardening, cooking and cards.
She was a member of St. Joachim’s Parish, Lodi Italian Club, Dakota Club, Lockeford Grange and St. Joachim’s Cemetery Committee. She also volunteered as a Bruella 4-H Cooking leader for 20 years, Cancer Society Thrift Store for 25 years, and was a precinct inspector/poll officer for 57 years, for which she received a commendation from San Joaquin County in 2010. Her residence was still used for elections this year. She was also a founder of the Ernest and Victoria Gribaudo Agricultural Fund for Lodi high schools.
Friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, January 8, from 12pm-8pm at Collins Family Funeral Home with a Rosary commencing at 7pm. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 9, at 10am at St. Joachim Catholic Church in Lockeford. Committal will follow at St. Joachim Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, we please ask you to make a donation in memory of Victoria to the Community Foundation of San Joaquin ( to the Ernest & Victoria Gribaudo Fund, 6735 Herndon Place, Suite B, Stockton, CA 95219, or a charity of your choice.