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John Homen

Former Newman resident John Joseph Homen, 89, of Hughson passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Samaritan Village in Hughson.

Mr. Homen was born in Gustine. He was a resident of Hughson for the past 10 years.

He was a creamery worker at Avoset for more than 30 years, and owned a video store in Newman.

Mr. Homen was a parishioner at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church, Newman. He was a member of the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, a charter member of the Elks Lodge in Los Banos, a life member of the Newman Moose Lodge and a Fourth Degree member of Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bea Homen.

A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church, followed by a rosary and mass of Christian burial.

Interment will follow in Hills Ferry Cemetery.

Remembrances may be directed to: The Orestimba Scholarship Community Association (TOSCA), P.O. Box 18, Newman 95360.

Hillview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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