Gary Edward Starbuck (1945 - 2018)

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JAN. 19, 1945 - MAY 14, 2018
Gary Edward Starbuck, 73, of Merced, California, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 14, 2018 in his home. Born on January 19, 1945 in Merced, California to Edward and Opal Starbuck. Gary is survived by his wife Janice of 51 years, daughter Dawn Mendonca (husband Michael), son Dennis Starbuck, Sister Donna Bastron (husband Stan), Sister Kathy Johnson, and granddaughter Vanessa Mendonca. Gary was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all. He was in the US Army as a Private First Class, retired as Sargent from the City of Merced Police Department and retired from Orchard Supply Hardware. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, photography, restoring antiques, traveling with his wife and watching TV (especially John Wayne movies). A special thank you to the Hinds Hospice in Merced and Dr. Sidhu for their loving care and support.
Funeral services for Gary will be at Catheys Valley Cemetery 5185 Hornitos Rd. Catheys Valley, California on Saturday, May 19 at 11:00 AM followed by a Pot Luck celebration of Gary's life at McCay Hall in Catheys Valley. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the or Hinds Hospice.

Published in Merced Sun Star on May 17, 2018
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