Death Notices

Joseph Frederick Romano, passed away at 66 on Aug. 29, 2020. He is survived by his kids, Whitney and Tara Romano. A memorial service will be held on Dec. 21, 2020 in The Fruit Yard in Modesto.

Faith Lorraine Roberts passed away at 94 years old on June 9, 2020. She was a resident of Murphys. She is survived by her son Joe Roberts and her daughter, Marguerite Wobschall.

Gary Odell Parks from Valley Springs passed away at 60 on June 8. He was born on April 12, 1960. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Parks, sons, Gary and Brandon Parks, and siblings, Angie Clevenger, Bill Parks, and Joann Parks.

Marlynn Mae Blake, “Bill” or “Bo,” passed away at 87. She was a resident of Hathaway Pines for 67 years. She is survived by her husband, William; and four sons, William Randal, John DeWitt, Don Aaron and Thomas Andrew. An Eastern Star Memorial will be planned at a later date in Murphys.

Service will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Ebbetts Pass Fire District Station 1, 1037 Blagen Road in Arnold. Please RSVP to

Marilyn Fischer “Mary” Lynch of Mokelumne Hill passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at age 82. She is survived by her son Marty and his wife Lisa, daughter Alisa and her husband Alan Broch.

Death Notices/Life Tributes policy

Death notices

Death notices are published in the Enterprise for current and recent residents of Calaveras County at no charge to the families. For more information, email

Life Tributes

For families who wish to print expanded tributes to loved ones using their own words, The Enterprise offers Life Tributes. These are paid articles and photos. Email or call (209) 754-3861.