Jerome Paul “Jerry” Souza of Gustine passed away Friday, Dec. 27 at Memorial Medical Center, Modesto.

He was 75.

Mr. Souza was born in Los Banos. He was a lifelong resident of Gustine.

He was a farmer, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Mr. Souza was a parishioner at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles.

He is survived by a son, Jared Souza (Mary Woody) of Gustine; a daughter, Dana Galindo (Mark) of Gustine; three brothers, Norbert Souza of Wyoming, Norman Souza of Ceres and Franklin Souza of Gustine; two sisters, Maria Pricolo of Fresno and Janet Souza of Oregon; and four grandchildren, Christian, Michael, Jacqueline and Emilia Galindo.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Souza.

A rosary and funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles in Gustine.

Interment will be private.

Remembrances may be directed to: SPCA of Stanislaus County, 4733 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto, CA 95357; or: Our Lady of Miracles Catholic School, 370 Linden Ave., Gustine, CA 95322.

Hillview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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