Carol Jean Pasch, age 79, of Astoria, Oregon, passed away June 11, 2020, at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Carol was born on Nov. 2, 1940, to Roy and Verna Chesnut in Table Rock, Nebraska. She graduated from Lake Worth High School in Fort Worth, Texas, and…

Timothy Head Sr. passed on June 25, 2020. He was a husband, father and friend. He was also a lover of cats, comic books, music, planes, trains and automobiles. Former owner of Fact Fiction and Fantasy, a comic bookstore in Livermore, he retired and moved to Tracy in 2000. He was 75 years old.

Cheryl Hope Smith of Dublin, California, died unexpectedly on June 25, 2020. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed so very much. Born on April 18, 1944 in Fort Bragg, California, to Fred and Reittus Campbell, she was the youngest of eight children.

Jerry E. Blackmore was born Aug. 19, 1940, in Great Falls, Montana. He was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Blackmore and grew up in Duluth and Ely, Minnesota.

John Herbert Pitts was born April 2, 1932, in Spokane, Washington, and died June 18, 2020, after a brief illness, in Oakland, California.

It is with great sadness that the family of Vincent Frankie Bartoni announces that he passed away on May 17, 2020, just short of his 50th birthday.

Santiago V. Flores was born on November 19, 1949 in Jalpa, Zacatecas, Mexico.

Loving mother and devoted wife, Kim Marie Swinkels, 56, passed away the morning of June 25, 2020, due to a heart attack. Born January 27, 1964, in Oakland, California, she grew up with five brothers: Michael, Daniel, Keith, Jeff, and Brian Hepburn. Daughter of Beverly and Frank Hepburn, she …

Mary Ann passed away in the arms of her husband of 60 years and surrounded by her immediate family. Born to Frank and Viola Accito, the oldest of 5 children, Mary Ann grew up in Yuba City, CA. Popular, beautiful, and loved all throughout school. In June of 1960, Mary Ann met the love of her …

John E. Hamera was born Oct. 21, 1941, to Russell and Anna Jurkiewicz Hamera, and died on June 26, 2020.

Dolores “Lorie” Pruner, age 85, passed away peacefully June 20, 2020 from natural causes. She was born November 16, 1934, in Marshall, Minnesota, to Pete and Esther Loke. She married John Pruner in October 1963, who preceded her in death in March of 2019.

Carol Kellogg Pitts was born in San Francisco on Sept. 27, 1933, and died after a physical decline and a brief illness on June 19, 2020, in Oakland, California. She is survived by her children, Liane Benedict (Welden) and David Pitts (Christine Grosh), and her grandchildren Helen Wheeler (An…

Anna Keeton went home to be with the Lord on June 23, 2020.

Joyce Yvonne Mainzer Requa passed away on May 23, 2020, with her daughter by her side, after a series of health challenges over the past year that quickly and unexpectedly escalated. She is survived by her husband of almost 57 years, Joseph Requa; her daughter, Gail Requa; half-sister, Joan …

Franklin Jay Holcomb, born May 1, 1928, to Edgar Jay and Geraldine Ford Holcomb in Massena, New York, passed away on June 15, 2020, at the age of 92. A resident of Livermore since 1968, he was a retiree of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Doris Linker, of Lodi, California, joined her husband, Henry Linker, on June 6, 2020. A former resident of Livermore, she will be missed by her children, Craig Linker, of Lodi, and Terry Cuellar, of Livermore. She will also be missed by her grandchildren, Tania Panarello (Rick) and Frank Cue…

Ethan Allen Platt died of kidney failure on May 22, 2020, at the age of 102. He was born in Decatur, Illinois, the youngest of four children. At age 6, the family moved to Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. While completing three years at the University of Illinois, he worked for the Illinois State…

Evelyn B Foster, who resided at Sagewood at Daybreak in South Jordan, Utah, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2020, after a short illness. She had lived in Livermore, California, for 57 years, before moving to Utah to be near her daughter, Susan Cannon, and her family.

Jose J. “Chuy” Moreno passed away on June 5, 2020, surrounded by his family at his home in Livermore, California, from complications caused by a long battle with mesothelioma.

Lillian “Maxine” Reaume, of St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, passed away peacefully at University Hospital in London, Ontario, on June 1, 2020, at the age of 87.

Capt. Angelo Romulus Petoletti, MSC USN retired, passed away May 21, 2020, at his home in Livermore, California, with family by his side. He was 91.

Mark Sheldon Mottashed, who lived in Livermore for 30 years before moving to a former 30-year resident of Livermore, but resides in South Lake Tahoe, California, passed away April 16, 2020, from a pulmonary embolism. Diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma, Mark knew he had an uphill battle, and fac…

Vincent Naples was born Dec. 3, 1995, in Pleasanton, California, and resided in in Livermore for 24 years. He entered into rest May 24, 2020.

Kevin Peter Gosney passed away May 1, 2020, at his home in Livermore, California. He was 59.

Heaven welcomed a great man on Saturday, May 23, 2020, -- George Stella, age 86.

Johnathan Mark LaFountain, 43, went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2020. He battled depression and tragically took his own life.

Paul Arthur Lyons (also known as Papa, Dad, Uncle Paul, Pop and many other nicknames) was a resident of Livermore for the past 23 years.

Richard Sills Fletcher, a long-time resident of Livermore, California, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at his home, on May 5, 2020, from valley fever.

Donald Franklin Hein, 87, passed away peacefully at home on May 13, 2020, in Livermore with May, his loving wife of 61 years, by his side.

With a heavy heart, we share that 43-year-old Johnathan Mark LaFountain went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2020. Sadly, he battled depression, and tragically took his life. He grew up in Pleasanton and was a resident of Livermore, CA. The world lost a sweet soul that brightened anybody’s li…

James J. (Jim) Loftus Jr. was born in San Francisco on June 9, 1924, to James and Molly Loftus.

Martha D. Mark, 81, of Pleasanton, California, passed away from Lewy Body Dementia on March 2, 2020. Martha was born to Jesse and Viola Scott on May 6, 1938. Born and raised in Fowler, California, she met and married the love of her life, Leonard Mark, of Selma, California, in 1957. They soo…

Dolly May Jansen, of Livermore, California, died at home on May 20, 2020, at the age of 88. Her husband and children were present as she passed.

Mae Timmis Bailey, a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2020, at the age of 93.

Wilma “Joyce” Ysit passed away on May 18, 2020, surrounded by loving family in her Sunol home. Born in Oakland, California, her parents, Julius and Sylvia Davis, moved to Sunol when she was a year old, making her the longest living resident of Sunol at the time of her death. Joyce enjoyed th…

Lennox “Barry” Green was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Brooklyn, New York, and passed away at home in Livermore, California, on May 3, 2020.

Octavia Braun Connolly, 86, a longtime resident of Pleasanton and Livermore, passed away on May 1, 2020, at her home in Livermore. 

Marie “Nana” McDonald was born on Jan. 18, 1949, in Hayward, California, and passed away on May 8, 2020, at the age of 71. She was a resident of Livermore.

Richard W. “Dick” Hill and his future wife, Lois Eliezer, crossed paths many times growing up in North Haledon and Fair Lawn, near Paterson, New Jersey.

Jacquelyn Joy Stearns, a resident of Livermore, died April 19, 2020. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut, Oct. 10, 1929, the only child of Dr. Henry and Esther (Penfield) James. She was a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Trinity College in Hartford. She was a ch…

Eugene Wallace Sparks, Jr., went by the nickname of Sonny. He was born in Walla Walla, Washington, on Jan. 22, 1938. He died on his ranch in Tracy, California, on April 15, 2020, at the age of 82. He probably thought it was fitting and pretty funny to die on Tax Day. He certainly complained …

Keith Edward Sinclair died much like he entered the world: strong, tenacious, and loving with an enduring “twinkle in his eye.” He left his earthly life on April 18, 2020.

Darlene Lima, 80, passed away at home, surrounded by her family, in Livermore, California, on April 8, 2020. She was born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, on Nov. 6, 1939, to Luther and Dovie Cook. She was the fourth of their four children.

Paula Ellen Alm passed away peacefully on April 28, 2020, at her home in Livermore surrounded by her family. She had been fighting an aggressive form of lymphoma that had returned two months before.

Carolyn Mary Muth, 81, passed away peacefully at home in Livermore, California, on April 4, 2020, with her husband Chuck and her dogs by her side.

Christopher Mathew Carretta died April 16, 2020, at the age of 30. He was born on Dec. 12, 1989, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, to Marie Carretta. Shortly after Christopher was born, his mother moved with him to California, settling in Livermore.

Thomas J. Rodriguez, Sr., a longtime resident of Livermore, died May 2, 2020, in Fresno, California, at the age of 91.

Heidi Probst Hinckley, 53, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020, following a long fight with cancer.

It is with great sorrow that the family of Neil McEntee announces his sudden passing on April 15, 2020, at the age of 50. Neil was born in Pleasanton, California, on Aug. 9, 1969, to Louise and Ben McEntee.

After a long and full life, Gus Dorough died on April 13, 2020, at the age of 98. Gus was a native of California, born in Los Angeles, and a longtime Livermore resident before moving to Walnut Creek, California.

Glen Eugene Howard went to meet his Lord on Feb. 6, 2020.

Roger Leroy Busbee lost his 10-year battle with cancer on April 10, 2020. A private man in many ways, he fought valiantly, keeping the knowledge of his illness mostly to himself.

Don Peters passed away on April 13, 2020, after a battle with cancer. He was born on Feb. 9, 1936, the first child of Betty and Dave Peters. The family owned fruit orchards in the San Jose, California, area for several generations. Don attended the same kindergarten at Willow Glen school tha…

Dennis (Denny) George Moore passed away peacefully at home after a long illness.

Dorothy Neoma Nessett, a former resident of Livermore, passed away on April 4, 2020, at Willow Creek Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Community in Castro Valley, California.

Alfred Morris (Al) was born April 8, 1933, to Les and Hilda Morris and left this earth on March 29, 2020, peacefully in his sleep. He graduated from Hayward (California) High School, was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and spent his working career as an architect for his partnership firm Mullen,…

Joanne Roberts Crossman, 91, passed away from natural causes with her daughters by her side at home in Manteca, California, on March 27, 2020. She was born June 6, 1928, to the late Charles and Beatrice Roberts in Gardner, Maine.

Shirley Dunlap, 88, passed away March 27, 2020, with her daughter, granddaughter and son-in-law by her side. Born to "Shorty" and Elsie Echols in Corpus Christi, Texas, on June 2, 1931, she moved to Fremont, California, with her husband David and three children, David, Diane and Ronald "Dale…

A beautiful, longtime Livermore resident and icon, Angelina (Angie) Navarro, passed away on April 1, 2020, at the age of 84. Angie was born in El Centro, California, on Nov. 12, 1935, to Manuel Navarro and Gregoria Higuera.

Frances Cunningham, 99, passed away with her daughter, Susan, by her side on Sunday, March 22, 2020. She was a resident of Livermore, California, for the last 8 years.

It is with great sadness that the family of Ronald Sanchez Rivera announce his passing on April 2, 2020, at the age of 66, after a long battle with cancer.

Salim “Sam” Mukhar passed away peacefully at home in Livermore on March 21, 2020. A wonderful and caring man, he was 89 years young.

Eugenia (Genny) Furtado of San Marcos, Texas, passed away in her sleep while in hospice care at Central Texas Medical Center on March 24, 2020, at the age of 94. She was born April 2, 1925, on Faial Island, Azores, Portugal, and was a longtime resident of Fremont and Livermore, California.

Barbara Spanskie, a 23-year resident of Pleasanton, California, passed away in her sleep on March 13 while under hospice care. She was born in Port Washington, New York, on May 7, 1926. Barbara grew up in Port Washington, and also lived for a while in Buffalo, New York.

Dorman Adams passed away peacefully Friday, March 20, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was 93.

Kevin was born in Walnut Creek, California, and raised in Pleasanton. He became an Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 908 in 2000, and graduated from Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, in 2002. He also lived in Livermore.

It is with great sadness that the family of Patricia Lee Montalbano, former assistant principal at Granada High School in Livermore, announce her sudden passing on March 15, 2020. A 20-year resident of Fountain Hills, Arizona, she had recently moved to Scottsdale, Arizona.

Longtime Livermore, California, resident Patricia Rochin, or “Nanny Pat” as she was known by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 12, 2020.

Forrest Lewis was born in Miami, Oklahoma, on Jan. 11, 1949, to Orville and Billie Lewis, the eldest of their three children. He moved to Livermore in 1960, and graduated from Livermore High School, where he excelled in football and track, in 1967.

The memorial service celebrating the life of George C. Mayo scheduled for Saturday, March 21, has been postponed because of the “shelter in place order” issued by the Alameda County Health Department. The service will be rescheduled after the order is lifted. Mayo died Feb. 20 at the age of 88.

Kathleen (Kay) Sarah McGee Thomas, 91, died peacefully in her sleep at Tiffany Gardens in Livermore, California, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. A native of Oakland, California, Kay was born on June 24, 1928, to Irish immigrants Hugh and Sophie McGee. She was always proud of her Irish heritage.

Barbara Bawden, 95, died March 12, 2020, in Livermore. She was born to Floyd and Zetta Bowers in Los Angeles on July 12, 1924.

Tyrone Sojka passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in Grand Junction, Colorado, on March 14, 2020, the morning after his 76th birthday. He grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, before moving to Livermore, California, where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Ellen, who became h…

Vivian Darnitia (née Stevenson) Cosgriff was born Feb. 27, 1956, and died Feb. 22, 2020. She was born at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina, the first of seven children born to Edd and Bernice Stevenson. She was named after her paternal grandmother and a maternal aunt.

Crisanta Oro Gallardo passed away peacefully in her home in Livermore, California, on March 7, 2020, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was 98.

Karen Lynn Kelly Adams went to Heaven the morning of Tuesday March 3, 2020, 21 years to the day after her husband, Len Adams, also entered Heaven. Now they are together again with their son, Billy Adams, who passed away six months ago, and so many other loved ones, including her best friend …

Nanee “Nan” Claire Cook, a longtime resident of Livermore, California, died February 8, 2020, at home.

Leslie (Les) Mahler passed away on Feb. 27, 2020, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 69. Les leaves behind his partner of over 25 years, a daughter, four sons, three grandchildren, his sister, and five brothers. He will be missed by all.

Jo Ann Compton passed away the morning of Feb. 28, 2020, surrounded by care givers from Quail Gardens, Hope Hospice, and her family. She was 84.

Laura Jean Thournir passed away suddenly and peacefully the evening of Sunday, March 1, 2020. She had spent a sunny afternoon at Lake Del Valle with her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Emily Thournir, and her two grand-daughters, Emma and Mia, four of her favorite people in the world.

Janet Kerr Bishop, a mother, grandmother, sister and friend with a heart of gold, passed away on Feb. 28, 2020. She was 68.

Rose June (Antone) Branchini passed away Jan. 28, 2020, in Pleasanton, California, at the age of 94.

Sandra “Sandy” Alderson passed away peacefully in Pleasanton, California, on Feb. 21, 2020. During the last few weeks of her life, family and friends visited her constantly, bringing her great joy. Her children were with her during her final hours and she died surrounded by love.

Gene Angvick passed away suddenly on March 8, 2020, in Valley Care Hospital, with his wife Joanne and daughter Ellen at his side. He will be forever in their hearts.

George C. Mayo, known as a kind and devoted Christian, went home to his savior on Feb. 20, 2020. He was 88.

Patricia “Pat” Potts, 73, died in her home in Livermore, California, on Feb. 25, 2020, after a long illness.

Estes Albert Phillips III, 55, of Livermore, California, passed away unexpectedly at home from heart complications on Feb. 21, 2020.

Leo R. Croce, a member of the Greatest Generation, passed away Jan. 27, 2020 at the age of 96. He was a true patriot and gentleman, a devoted family man, and a leader in his profession and the communities he served. He was kind, charming, intelligent and generous. He possessed a great sense …

Lorraine M. Ruzbarsky (née Farrelly), 84, of Livermore, died at home on Feb. 5, 2020. She worked in the classified advertising department of the Tri-Valley Herald in Pleasanton, California, for 24 years before retiring in 2003. She was a devout Roman Catholic who enjoyed socializing with fam…

William “Bill” Wilcox, 78, passed away on Feb. 5, 2020. He was born in Wisconsin on Jan. 28, 1942, to Roy and Leah Wilcox. He grew up in Livermore, California, and lived there until retiring to Kauai, Hawaii, with his wife, Donna, in 2010.

Judith Lynne Vardanega was a true Oakland, California, native. She was born in Oakland on Oct. 24, 1936, to Mario and Lucille Botto. She grew up on 45th Street in Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood, with many extended family members, and graduated from Oakland Technical High School in 1955. She…

Patricia Rae Charbonneau passed away on Dec. 31, 2019, at home in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Patti was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, aunt and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Brad Thomas Charbonneau; her children Danny Bailey, Darren Bailey, Justin Charbonneau,…

Earl Edison Mason, 92, passed away on Dec. 14, 2019, of natural causes. Born in Portland, Oregon, Earl was the son of Howell and Mildred Grebe Mason. He resided in Manteca, California, for nine years, and had previously lived in Livermore, California for over 40 years. Earl was preceded in d…

Terry Warren Kniss, 81, passed peacefully at his home in Livermore, California, on Feb. 19, 2020.

Ronald J. Mueller was a fifth generation Californian, born and raised in the Livermore Valley. He lived on a ranch for 15 years before moving to Livermore. In 2004, he moved to Ione, California.

Mildred Evelyn Dunbar (née Jessie), was born Oct. 31, 1937, and passed away in her sleep on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, in Roseville, California, after several months of illness. During the final months of her life, “Mickey," as she was known to all, was visited by a steady stream of loving frien…

Affectionately known as “Jim,” “J.R.,” and “Grandpa Rogers,” Major James C. Rogers, USAF, Retired, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 6, surrounded by his family at Stanford-ValleyCare Hospital in Pleasanton, California, after a brief but valiant battle with cancer.

Born in Bakersfield, California, on March 19, 1935, Marilyn Jeanne Miller was the daughter of Miriam and Harold Remington. She grew up in Bakersfield with a love for music. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she majored in music. She played piano, oboe and violin, and…

Robert C. Holley was born in Sylacauga, Alabama, where he grew up. After high school, he joined the Navy in 1947, and completed Yeoman School at the U.S. Naval Training Center in San Diego in 1948. He was discharged from the Navy in August 1950.

Robert “Bob” Lynn Bunch Jr. passed away peacefully at home with his wife at his side on Feb. 15, 2020, in Livermore, California. Born June 23, 1935, in Fisher, Illinois, Bob was the only child of Ethel Inez and Robert L. Bunch Sr., both deceased.

Bradley Kyle Daniels was a good son, brother, grandson, nephew, and friend to many. He had a kind heart, was smart and curious, and made friends everywhere he went. He has left us far too early.