Gilroy Death Notices: Sept. 11 – Oct. 12

See obituaries of people from Gilroy that died over the last several weeks.


The following people with ties to Gilroy died in the last several weeks. Click their names to read full obituaries. 

Charles ‘Chuck’ Edward Anderson: Former director of the Central Coast Counties Police Academy in Gilroy for seven years. Died Sept. 28. He was 70.

William David Auser: A Gilroy native and 1955 graduate of Gilroy High School. He is survived by his wife Beverly of 55 years. He died Oct. 10. He was 74.  

Howard Basch: A Navy veteran who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, American Defense Ribbon, European- North Africa Middle East Ribbon, Asia-Pacific Ribbon and three air medals. Former general manager at Gentry’s in Gilroy. Died Sept. 11. He was 93.

Ryan Everly: A Gilroy native and graduate of Gilroy High School. Died Oct. 12. He was 35.

Margarita Hernandez: A resident of Gilroy who attended Live Oak Adult Day Services. She is survived by three children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Died Oct. 6. She was 99.

Ramiro (Ray)  Mirelez: He worked for California Canners and Growers for 42 years and, after retirement, enjoyed fishing trips on Lake Shasta with his cannery buddies. Died Oct. 4 at the Gilroy home of his daughter Annie Tomasello. He was 85.

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