OBITUARY

Peter James Kennedy Funtila

12 November , 199226 November , 2016
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Peter James Kennedy Funtila, age 24, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Manteca, CA. He was born November 12, 1992 at Dameron Hospital in Stockton, CA. He attended Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School from K-8 and graduated from Fred C. Beyer High School in 2011. He received his Associate of Science degree in clinical and administrative medical assistant this June 2016 and was planning to take the CA certifying board examination this December 17th. Peter worked briefly at a local dermatology and skin cancer clinic. Peter was a trumpet player throughout 4 years of high school with the Western Bands Association award-winning Beyer Marching Band and Color Guard. He earned the Beyer Marching Band and Color Guard ‘s Gary P. Gilroy Achievement Award for musical excellence in 2011. He played trumpet also with the Concord Blue Devils B Corps winning World Drum Corps International Open-Class Championships in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2014 and placing 2nd place at the DCI Open- Class championship in 2012. Peter took all of his personal and moral obligations seriously. He was a strong defender of his faith and was a member Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and CFC-FFL Youth for Christ. He is survived by his parents Melchor Funtila and Barbara Kennedy-Funtila, MD; his siblings Andrea and Thomas, his paternal grandmother Estela Costello, and aunts, uncles, and several cousins. Viewing will be held on Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4, 2016, from 4 to 8pm at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave, Hughson, CA. The Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Monday, December 5, 2016 at 10am at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 505 West Granger Ave, Modesto, CA at 10am. Reception immediately follows at the old hall. The following day, December 6, 2016, Peter will be laid to rest at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave, Hughson, CA at 10 am.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, 3 December , 2016
  • Visitation Sunday, 4 December , 2016
  • Rosary Sunday, 4 December , 2016
  • Funeral Service Monday, 5 December , 2016

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Maria Duran

30 November 2017

Peter, i pray that your soul rest in peace. You are a good friend of my son who until now never forgets you. Thanks for being there for him before and now watching us in heaven

Gayle Judd (Stiffler)

18 April 2017

Dr. Kennedy and family. Please forgive my lateness on this entry. I just found out about the loss of your son, Peter. I worked at MMG in the transcription department. There are no words to express the sorrow I feel. I'm so sorry for your tragic loss. May God Bless you. RIP Peter.

Gayle Judd (Stiffler)

18 April 2017

Dr. Kennedy and family. I'm sorry for the delayed entry, but I just found out about your son. I worked at MMG in transcription. There are no words to express my sorrow for your loss. May God Bless you and hold you up during this difficult time. RIP Peter.

Carl & Olivia Fogarty

23 December 2016

Dr Kennedy and family Our sincerest sympathy for the loss of your beloved son Peter. There are no words to express the sadness we feel. May God keep you in his grace.

Kim Weimer

20 December 2016

Dr. Kennedy,
Words cannot express how deeply sorry I am for your tragic loss. I just found out today. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God will be with you to comfort you and to give you peace.

7 December 2016

It was with great sadness that we read of the loss of your son. There are no words to express our sincerest sympathy.
Bill and Pat Lopez Watts (Sacramento)

Paul Parcon

6 December 2016

Our deepest condolences for the loss of your son.
Paul and Ana Parcon (Henderson, NV)

The Orozco-Wittke Family

5 December 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Funtila Family. May God help you all through this difficult time.
Sincerely,

Robert-Marlene Boranian

5 December 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. God bless all of you.

Ed Eshoo

4 December 2016

Hi Mel.
Please accept my condolences for the loss of your beloved son Peter. I cannot imagine such a terrible tragedy to happen to such a wonderful family.
God bless you all.

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