Paul Richard Newman was born in San Francisco, California, and moved to Pleasanton in 1978.

John Carstensen, 91, died peacefully of natural causes on Feb. 8, 2021, at his home in Livermore, California, surrounded by his wife and family.

Fred Lema, 99, of Newman. passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 19, at his residence in Newman.

Jesse Elias Banuelos Jr. passed away at the age of 56, on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, after succumbing to complications due to COVID-19.

Michael Lynn Jenks entered peacefully into rest in Danville, California, on Jan. 26, 2021. He was 72 years old.

Dick passed away unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 15 and is survived by his two sisters, his seven children, eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. 

Dottie Bangs passed away on Feb. 7, after a brief illness.

Barbara Joyce Elsperman passed away peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 8, 2021, in Pleasanton.  

Dinora Morales, age 69, passed away on Jan. 26, 2001.

Richard “Dick” John Epp, age 86, passed away peacefully in El Paso, Texas on Jan. 15, 2021.

Matthew Bearden Jr. was born March 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to proud parents Matthew Bearden Sr. and Christine Angeline Benedetto-Bearden.

Carlton Nelson Fletcher, a long-time resident of Livermore, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at the age of 97.

Dr. Bruce Walter Shore passed away in his sleep on Jan. 9, at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek, surrounded by family.

Nathan Riggin, 50, beloved son of Lance (dec.) and Ruth Riggin, of Livermore, passed away in Santa Cruz, California, on Nov. 23, 2020.

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Eliza Brown Struthers, age 68, raised in Livermore, passed away peacefully on Dec. 28, 2020, at her care home in Walnut Creek, California.

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John Irvin Castor, 78, of Livermore, passed away suddenly of a suspected aneurysm at home on Jan. 19, 2021.

Born into the Laughlin and Basso/Uliana pioneer families, Ralph lived his entire life in his beloved Livermore.

On May 30, 1940, Rose Marie was born in Winnemucca, Nevada, to Louis and Rose Mueller.

Tracey L. (Smith) Quartaroli, loving wife, devoted mother and loyal friend, died on Wednesday, January 20, at the young age of 51, after losing her three-year, hard-fought battle with Stage IV colon cancer. She was at her home surrounded by her family and closest friends.

Carol Bertsch Gordon, age 88, passed away peacefully in her sleep Jan. 15, 2021.

On Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, Linda Granada, loving mom of three and nana of six, passed away at the age of 72.

James Douglas Duncan (Jim) was born Aug. 7, 1953, in Oakland, California, to June and Jim Duncan.

Former longtime Pleasanton and Grass Valley, California, resident, Dolores “Dee” Eastment passed away in her sleep on Jan. 17, 2021; she was 91.

Jerry Gaines passed away the morning of Jan. 14, 2021, in Livermore, where he had lived since 1964. 

On New's Day, Juanita Shirley Anderson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at home in Livermore, surrounded by her loving family. She was 88 years old. Juanita was born in Riverside, Illinois, to parents George and Elizabeth Nelson, and was the ei…

Kay Brown, a Livermore resident since 1968, passed away Nov. 24, 2020, surrounded by her family.

Dorothy (Dottie) Sladky, born Jan. 19, 1926, passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2021, from COVID-19.

Dimitrios Mataras was born in Greece, on July 28, 1933, and died peacefully at his home in Pleasanton on Dec. 29, 2020.

Beatrice Nolan, at the age of 96, passed away in the comfort of her home on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, and is now in peace with so many loved ones in heaven. 

Dale Common passed away while sleeping in his home on Sept. 11th, at 76 years old.

Alya was born in Stockton, California, to Ally and Fatima Abdallah and passed away peacefully with her husband by her side.

Elizabeth Cowan (Betty) Greenlee passed from this world on Dec. 18, 2020. She was born during the Great Depression into an immigrant farming family in the California Central Valley town of Strathmore. The youngest of six, she beat polio at an early age and became the first in her family to g…

William George “Bill” Sutcliffe passed away peacefully at home on January 10th listening to the music he loved. A University of Michigan (Go Blue!) graduate and former Navy officer, Bill and wife Sally moved to Livermore in 1968 when he began his career as a nuclear physicist. In the navy, h…

Susan Wiel Wreden passed away on Jan. 4, 2021, at the age of 78.

Dorothy (Dotty) Clark Thompson was born on April 12, 1935, in Framingham, Massachusetts, and passed away Jan. 9, 2021 in Manteca, California. She is survived by her sons, Mark (Kathy) of Nevada and Kevin (Nena) of Lathrop; and sister, Janice (Bob) Ganusko of Massachusetts. She leaves four gr…

Dave Dorn, 90, died peacefully at his Livermore, California, home following a stroke. Dave was a retired physicist with a long career at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL) and a Korean War US Navy veteran. He was born June 25, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan to Ernest and Ruth (nee Fackle…

Jenet Alviso, a lifelong resident of Livermore, died unexpectedly on Dec. 12, 2020.

Our dear Mother, Grandma, Great Grandma, cousin and friend now rests in heaven with the Lord, her “Georgie,” and family passed before her.

Marelene Maughan Silver of Livermore, California, passed from this life on Dec. 10, 2020, following an eight-year struggle with Alzheimer’s dementia.

Milagros Soleta Mangabay passed on Dec. 23, while battling COVID.

Pamela Blackmun Degough-Wheeler passed away on Jan 4, 2021, with her husband, Stanley Wheeler, at her bedside.

Pete Nickolas, 95, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at his Kaysville, Utah, home on Jan. 1, 2021.

Dr. Don Cowgill lost a battle with glioblastoma the morning of Jan. 1, 2021. He was surrounded with the love of his family.

Ann Yankovich Hurley, 91, formerly Sr. Emmanuel SNDdeN, died peacefully in hospice care in Pleasanton, California, on Dec. 26, 2020, with her husband at her bedside.

Marie was born in Butte Montana on June 10, 1929, the only child of Albert and Olga Mondelli.

Dickie passed away peacefully at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto on Jan. 3, 2021, after a sudden massive stroke at the age of 64.

James (Giacomo) Traini passed away peacefully Jan. 2, 2021, in Pleasanton.

Ellen Powers Gully passed away peacefully on Dec. 11, 2020, after a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Mary Fotos, a life-long resident of Livermore, died on Dec. 27, 2020, at the age of 93.

Gail Stuart Preston passed away peacefully in Woodland, California, on Nov. 21, 2020, at the age of 92.

Virginia E. McFann, wife and mother, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at the age of 88, due to complications from a fall at home.

Virginia A. Advincula, former resident of Livermore, passed away Sept. 2, 2020, in Corona, California. She was 84 years old.

Viktor Erwin Hampel passed away on Dec. 26, 2020, at the age of 90.

Mardono was born in Woodland, California, on July 17, 1982, and passed away on Dec. 10, 2020, in San Francisco, California.

Barbara Cecelia Kaifer, 90, passed away on Dec. 21, 2020, in Pleasanton.

Tressie was born in Nemo, Missouri.

Toby J. Silva, age 43, was born in Livermore on Dec. 19, 1976, and passed away peacefully on Dec. 2, 2020, at 12:20 p.m., with family by his side.

Rita Lucille Aichlmayr (nee Hoeschen), age 82, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

Rose Marie Short of Bedford, Virginia, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Dec. 9, 2020.

Enez James lived a long and fulfilling life for 94 years, but on Nov. 30, the Covid virus claimed her.

Andrew “Drew” Carlton Finster passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 1, 2020, at the age of 29.

Mildred Karstens passed away on Thanksgiving Day, 2020.

Michael Vincent O’Con was born on April 15, 1962, in Oakland.

Early in the morning on Dec. 10, Robert Lee (Bob) Hansen left this Earth to go to a much better place.

Carol was born Oct. 13, 1941, in Carson City, Nevada, and passed away on Dec. 16, 2020, in Palmdale, California.

Brian was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and became a U.S. citizen at age 9, when his family relocated to California.

Mom passed away peacefully at home in the loving care of her three daughters, ACE Hospice, and Assisted Living Provider, Silvia (and Jose) Galdamez.

Jean Stuart Bonde, 86, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

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Joan was born in Montreal, Canada, on Aug. 24, 1928, the first child of Josephine Houston Smith Fisher and John Tabb Fisher.

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Elvira (Eva) Ligeti - our warm and loving mother, grandmother and friend, on Nov. 3, 2020.

Calvin Henry Gillespie passed away on Nov. 30, 2020, at the age of 82, after a brave battle with lung cancer.

Thomas A. Kuczmarski, age 74, of Madison, Wisconsin, died on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020.

David Eimerl passed away at his home in Green Valley, California, surrounded by family, on July 31, 2020, after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Emma Ciappara passed away peacefully on Nov. 29, 2020, at Rossmoor Skilled Nursing Facility in Walnut Creek.

Lucille Lennier was born at St. Paul's Hospital and was a longtime Livermore resident most of her life, before moving to Patterson after her 23 years of marriage to her surviving spouse, Charles Lennier (Chuck).

Faustino Gallego passed away peacefully on Nov. 28, 2020, surrounded by family members.

Richard Johnson passed away on Nov. 26, at the age of 86.

James Fredrick Steinhaus died peacefully on Dec. 6, at the age of 91, from complications due to COVID-19.

Robert (Bob) Kaifer, 93, passed away on Nov. 23, 2020, in Livermore.

On October 30, 2020, the family of Vivian Schneider bid a final farewell as her ashes were spread at sea in Newport Beach, California, at the same coordinates as her beloved granddaughter Kacie, who passed in 2001.

Robert Lee Worley was born on March 30, 1946, in Philo, Ohio, to Don and Virginia Worley, and he died peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 19, 2020.

Monroe (Monty) D. Reitz was born in Hancock, Minnesota, to German parents whose families established their new lives in America at the turn of the century, and where Monty grew up to love farm life and the woods and wilderness of the northern plains state.

Donna Hayes, age 70, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 10, in Livermore, California, due to heart failure.

Keith passed away at home on Sept. 22, 2020, at the age of 97 years old.

Elda Fay (Utterback) Montgomery peacefully left her earthly body on the morning of Nov. 10, 2020.

Darrell Eugene Scherrer, one of 12 children, youngest son of Little Rock, Arkansas, and longtime resident of Livermore, entered into enteral slumber on Nov. 12, 2020, at the age of 73.

Robert “Bob” Pearson died at his home in Medford, Oregon, on Nov. 3, 2020, at the age of 90. Originally from southern Oregon, he graduated from Medford High School in 1948 and enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in the Sixth Army Band from 1948 to 1952. After leaving the Army, Bob attended th…

Jean Frances Tucker passed away peacefully in her sleep of cancer on Aug. 26, 2020, at her home in Rome, Georgia.

Joe passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving daughter Erin, her partner Andrea, and grandchild Heather, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Pleasanton.

Theodore Charles Woy of Dublin died on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at his home. He was 88.

Lila Dorothea McAlhany, a 51-year resident of Pleasanton, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, after a six-month battle with cancer. She was 92 years old.

Michael Joseph Biondi (Mike), 52, of San Ramon, California, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Nevada.

A loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, and proud U.S. Navy veteran, Robert (Bob) James McKim died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 2, surrounded by his loving family after a hard -fought battle with liver cancer.

Madeline Rae Hoskin (née Hernandez) passed away in her home in Livermore on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2020.

Wayne Edward Harter was born Oct. 19, 1955, in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

Marilyn Lane passed away on Oct. 27, 2020, of complications from pneumonia - she was 87. Born in San Francisco on April 12, 1933. she also lived in Richland, Washington, and Honolulu, Hawaii, but spent most of her adult life in Livermore, where she raised two children, made many friends, wor…