Stanley Melvin Guido, 83, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2008, at his home. He was born May 3, 1925 in Oakland, California, to Manuel and Sophie (Bonita) Guido.
Mr. Guido served in the U.S. Army during WWII. In 1944 in Oakland, California, he married Geraldine Gonsalves. Stanley worked for 30 and retired as a superintendent with the U.S. Government. He was a member of the AARL Radio Club, Superintendent’s Association, DAV and VFW. In 1991, Geraldine and Stanley moved from San Leandro, California, to Roseburg, Oregon. While he was able, Stanley attended St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Guido of Roseburg, Oregon; daughter, Joanne Erickson and her husband, Mike of Albany, Oregon; son, Melvin Guido and his wife, Debie of Gold Beach, Oregon; granddaughter/daughter, Keely Bettencourt and her husband, who was like a son Tim; grandson, Craig Hall; granddaughter, Lori Hall and grandson, Darren Hall; great grandchildren, Tiffany Bettencourt; Donald Bettencourt and Roxanne Bettencourt; brother-in-law, Ivy Morris and numerous nieces and nephews. Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Sophie and a sister, Geraldine Morris.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday July 30, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Wilson’s Chapel of the Roses. Military honors provided by the VFW District 12 Honor Guard will follow within the grounds of Roseburg Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made in Mr. Guido’s memory to Douglas Hospice 500 SE Cass suite 260, Roseburg, OR. 97470.
From the August 1, 2008 edition of the Roseburg Oregon “News Review”