Charmaine Traverso

July 19, 1943 - June 24, 2019

Charmaine passed away at a Modesto Hospital at age 75 after a lengthy illness.

A lifelong resident of Stockton, she was born on July 19, 1943 to her loving parents, George and Lavina Keith. Charmaine is survived by her children, Anthony Keith Traverso (Julie) of Petaluma and Christine Lagorio (Steve) of Linden, their father Richard Traverso, her mother Lavina Keith, sister Darlene Sinor, as well as three loving grandchildren, Nicholas, Amber and Andrew Lagorio of Linden, CA. Charmaine also has three nephews and a niece.

She was preceded in death by her father George Brown Keith, Jr. Charmaine graduated from Stagg High School in 1961 and attended Stockton Junior College. She worked for Massey Ferguson tractor company and later for San Joaquin County public health until her retirement.

Charmaine was a great sports fan and loved watching the San Francisco Giants and the Forty-Niners on TV as often as possible. When her children were young, she baked and decorated wonderful themed birthday and holiday cakes that were always amazing and delightful. She enjoyed camping in Lake Tahoe, many happy vacations in Santa Cruz and going to Red Hawk Casino.

She was very close to her loving mother and they spent many happy times together.

Visitation hours will be a the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240. This will be Monday, July 1, 2019 from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 am at Cherokee Memorial Park, located at Harney Lane at Hwy 99, Lodi, CA 95240.

Donations can be made to American Heart or Lung Association or to the charity of your choice.

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