Florianne Hahn passed away at age 98 on January 10, 2020. She was born on July 10, 1921 to Georgette and Viateur Gregoire and was raised in Rutherford and St. Helena, Callifornia, where she met the love of her life, Clarence Hahn. They married on January 8, 1938, eventually moving to Pittsbu…

Tony Flores age 71 passed away peacefully in his home after a 23 year fight with CIDP. His wife of 50 years, Linda, and his family surrounded him at his time of parting, sharing all the love they had as a family.

It is with the deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear friend Scott Kevin Beadle. Scott was born on Sept. 11, 1964, and passed away on Dec. 16, 2019, in Walnut Creek, California, after a long battle with ALS. He leaves behind his uncle Bill, step-daughter Savannah, and many f…

Gloria Labogin passed away peacefully on Jan. 12, at the age of 93. Beloved wife to the late Danny B. Labogin; loving mother of Dannelly, David, and Gloryann; grandma to seven grandchildren: Danny, Eric, Deborah, Michael, Dorethea Lashon, Chasity (Sincere Dow), and Asia; great grandma to eig…

Darryl DeVerne Hall, 80, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 14. He is survived by his son, Christopher; daughter-in-law, Sierra; grandchildren, Isabella and Isaac; sister, Madell; and brother, Richard. He was preceded in death by his parents, Irving and Irene Hall.

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Les Leibovitch, 76, died Jan. 13. He was born in Montreal, Canada, on Feb. 26, 1943, but lived most of his life in California. He attended high school in Hollywood and Los Angeles, and went on to earn his teaching credentials at the University of Southern California. He and Rena Townsley, wh…

Family and friends mourn the passing of Marian Gene Dougherty (Gruenwald), beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, from pneumonia, leaving us with a gentle kiss and smile.

Sally Ann Bystroff lived in the joy of lifelong service as an organizer, activist, teacher and advocate in the community, justice system, and ministry.

William (Billy) Edward Wetherall passed away Dec. 30, 2019. Born March 5, 1964, he was 55 years old. He was predeceased by his parents, William Joseph Wetherall and Sandra McKinley Wetherall. He is survived by three sisters, Yvonne (Jerry) Codde of Tracy, Evangeline (Paul) Lewis of Tracy, an…

Hana Marie Owen, born Sept. 6, 1998, lost her life on Dec. 27, 2019, at the age

Rene Roland Drumtra, a longtime resident of Livermore, passed away surrounded by family on Dec. 21, 2019, after a five-month battle with cancer. He was born in Lewiston, ME, and raised in Sylvania, OH, before moving to California in 1972. Rene graduated from Dublin High School in 1973. Soon …

Bradley Allen Burton passed away Dec. 23, 2019, at the age of 66.

Anita Ramona Hoover Reid passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Modesto, California. She is survived by her sons Bruce (Janet), Randy (Sharon), and Marc (Tracy) Hoover; brothers Ron (Dolores) and Alan (Millie) Leal; several step-children; eight grandchildren and seven great-gr…

James Peter Pidoli, 54, passed away on Dec. 23, 2019, in Castro Valley, California. He is survived by his mother, Claudia Pidoli; sisters Stephanie Burch, Valerie Beisheim, Nancy Dietrich, and Mary White; and brother John E. Pidoli, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in…

Mike Leo Barr battled both kidney failure and cancer, but his courageous fight ended in the early morning hours of Nov. 10, 2019. He was born on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, where his dad was stationed at Pearl Harbor.

Don H. Plummer, a resident of Pleasanton, died Dec. 16, 2019, at the age of 97. He was born in Chicago, the only child of Elsie Atkinson and Don M. Plummer. He grew up in Bushnell, Illinois, where he was raised by the Miller family after his mother’s death in 1937.

Anne Power, loving mother to Jane Lunn (Erik) and Kristin Power, passed away Jan. 2, in Livermore. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 56 years, Randy Power, and parents Hattie and Merle Schell.

Vanessa Ann Hay, 38, passed away on Jan. 6, 2020, in Livermore, California. She was born in Santa Clara on April 15, 1981, and was 22 when she moved to Livermore with the help and support of Bay Area Community Services. She was a frequent visitor to the Pleasanton Wellness Center and receive…

Elinor Barber Young McLaughlin, known to many as Ellie, was born in Sacramento to Dorothy Calef and Graham Barber. An only child, she was raised in Sacramento. She later moved to Livermore to attend Livermore High School, graduating in 1942. She went on to attend the University of California…

Mortimer Mendelsohn, 94, passed away quietly in his sleep in Pleasanton on Jan. 8. He was born in New York City in 1925.

William “Bill” Eugene Zobel, Jr., 84, of Livermore, passed away Nov. 17, 2019. He was the beloved husband of 48 years to Eugenia; loving brother to Agnes Repesh, of Wildwood, New Jersey, and loving father of Sharon, Brian (Cathy), Linda, and Glenn (Tamie). He was also a loving grandfather of…

Barbara Lee Anderson was “Mom” to many, a trailblazer at work, and fervent community member. Her energy was boundless and her love unconditional.

Marlys J. Miller, 83, Livermore, died peacefully in her home, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Marlys was born on August 9th, 1936 to Tillie (Fecho) and Edward Milbrath in Bottineau, North Dakota. She lived with her brother and parents in the towns of Gardena and Roth before moving to Minot when she w…

Mary Gertrude Becker née McKay died peacefully at home in Livermore, holding the hands of loved ones, after a short illness on Dec. 12, 2019, one day after her 103rd birthday. Born and raised in San Francisco, she was a proud Irish-American, fierce Democrat, recovering fabricholic, loving wi…

A Celebration of Life will be held for Mrs. Bernice Ailene Oakley at Alden Lane nursery in Livermore from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12. Bernice passed away on Aug. 16, 2019, at her home in the presence of her family. She is survived by her children Renee, Charles and Craig, as well as four gr…

Margarita Rogers passed peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. She was a beautiful soul and trusted confidant to all she encountered, and found the beauty and good in each. She actively practiced and pursued happiness, forgiveness and kindness, leaving each …

On Christmas Day, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, music teacher, and friend, James Bernard Heiner, passed to walk with our savior.

Rene Roland Drumtra, a longtime resident of Livermore, passed away surrounded by family on Dec. 21, 2019, after a five-month battle with cancer. He was born in Lewiston, ME, and raised in Sylvania, OH, before moving to California in 1972. Rene graduated from Dublin High School in 1973. Soon …

Rolando Custodio passed away peacefully on Dec. 25, 2019. He was born on June 17, 1963, in Nalasin, Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by his brother, Patrocino Custodio, two sisters, Salvacion Buenconsejo and Evangeline Valdez, and many nieces and nephews. He loved playing ba…

Judith JoAnn Martini Plummer, a resident of Livermore for 60 years, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019, of cancer. Born in Coon Creek, Kansas, in 1941. She attended Washington High School in Fremont, CA, where she met Milton Martini in 1955. They were high school sweethearts and dated for four yea…

Elinor Barber Young McLaughlin, known to many as Ellie, was born in Sacramento to Dorothy Calef and Graham Barber. An only child, she was raised in Sacramento. She later moved to Livermore to attend Livermore High School, graduating in 1942. She went on to attend the University of California…

Toni Marie Taylor (Castro) passed away unexpected on Saturday, December 14th at her home in Livermore. She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Morgan, her four Children, Jordan Scott of Sacramento, Riley, Jackson and Hunter Taylor of Livermore. Her mother, Irene Mullen of Manteca, her Br…

On December 13, 2019 Daniel Paul Soria passed away at age 93, born July 20, 1926. A resident of Pleasanton. Son of Manual and Amada Soria, loving husband to Joyce, father to Gregory, Luanna, Daniel and Melissa, grandfather of 10, great grandfather of 9. Arrangements for cremation in preparat…

Judy went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 12, after a short illness. Her last day was in the company of her loving family.

Johnathan "John" Courtney died peacefully on December 26, 2019 in Pleasanton, at the age of 89. Johnathan is survived by his wife Ann Courtney, daughter Valerie Courtney and his five grandchildren.

Andrew Elwell, 86, died Thursday, December 26, 2019 peacefully at his home in Livermore.

On December 22, 2019, Herman Lewis, Jr. passed peacefully in his sleep. Born in Oakland on August 18, 1932, Herman developed a strong work ethic from a very early age while assisting his father during the Depression era. He also developed a rebellious spirit in order to overcome an education…

Maria Lenora Costa Morais (Nanny) passed on December 14th, 2019 in Walnut Creek, California. Lenora was a longtime resident of Livermore. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Fernando Morais. She is also survived by her two children Rui Morais and Kristin Morais as well as her grandch…

E. Douglas Baird, otherwise known as “The Pearl,” passed away peacefully on December 12th, 2019, at the age of 91. Born in Hollywood on December 27th, 1927, Doug was raised in Fresno and then settled in Berkeley where he spent the rest of his childhood. He attended Berkeley High until he joi…

We are taking part in a Celebration of Life, not in the sorrow of death. As we reflect on how Gary filled our souls with positive light, we take note of his journey. Gary Cox was born July 22, 1951 in Oakland, CA. Gary was the oldest of eight children to Bill and Roselyn Cox. Gary grew up wi…

Gustavo Carrillo died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 5 under Hope Hospice care. He died seconds after he received the anointing of the sick. We praise the Lord for the time he gifted us with his presence, and we continue to pray for his soul.

Edith and her immediate family escaped the horrors of the Holocaust in Germany and immigrated to the U.S. While living with her parents and sister in NYC she met her future Husband, Myron Perry at a fraternity dance. About a year later they married and had two girls, Barbara and Phyllis. The…

Sue was born January 2, 1943 in Palo Alto to Everett and Mary Louise Bartlett, both deceased. She grew up in San Carlos moving her senior year to Cupertino, graduating from Fremont High. Sue is survived by her loving husband of 58-years, Edwin F. (Ed) Coats Jr., two children Anne Louise (Lis…

Violet was born in Freeman, SD, September 15, 1928. She was the youngest of five children, three girls and two boys. Her mother died when Violet was only five years old and she went to live with her grandparents on a farm near Huron, SD, where she had her own pony to herd the cattle and shee…

Lloyd Martin Jantzen passed away on November 12, 2019 at the age of 83 after a long illness. A resident of Pleasanton for over 50 years, Lloyd was a gentle soul with a positive outlook on life who made friends easily throughout the community. He was born in Seminole, Oklahoma and lived in Co…

Terry Munoz Zavala passed away Friday, November 1st, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease and multiple medical issues. He touched many lives with his gentle spirit and his religious devotion.

Susan was born in Kentucky, attended the University of Kentucky, Louisville and graduated with a degree in English.

Jane King Cupps passed away on December 10th, 2019 after an unexpected illness. Jane was born in Gallup, New Mexico on June 12, 1934, the youngest of four daughters born to Richard Lang King and Mary Biffle King. Jane spent her childhood in Gallup, New Mexico and Durango, Colorado before mov…

Hollis Beckett loved to fly, and his life personified flying. He always wanted to become a pilot, and he was granted his dreams to fly.

Tony, 49, passed away very suddenly on Nov. 27, 2019 with no visible signs of illness. He believed he had the flu. We were deeply saddened and in shock by his unexpected death.

Cathleen Cordova, age 72, passed from this world on Thursday October 31, 2019 while visiting her sister Emily in Bella Vista, Arkansas. Cathleen was born on November 25, 1946 in Magdalena, New Mexico to Remey and Petra (Salas) Cordova. She graduated from high school in Portola, California an…

Born in Stockton, CA on Nov 3, 1935, Tom was the son of the late Gertrude and Ben Miller. He was the youngest of three children with an older sister and brother. He grew up in Stockton, CA, and after high school, Tom entered the Air Force where he spent four years mostly in the south - Texas…

Yvonne is now reunited with her beloved husband of 73 years, Jackson Zane Steuben (1911-2010). She passed quietly at the age of 103 in hospice care at Quail Garden, Livermore, CA. She leaves behind a loving daughter, Leslie, and brother-in-law, Hugh Grivette, as well as numerous nieces and n…

Pat Mielke, born March 23, 1934, died on December 2, 2019, after having an unexpected cardiac arrest three days earlier. She is survived by her two children - Lynne and Eric Mielke; five grandchildren - Maxwell, Erica, and Madalyn Mielke of Indianapolis; and Spencer and Connor Gowey of Pleas…

Stan, nicknamed “Beeb” to his family and friends, recently passed away peacefully at home 15 days prior to his 95th birthday.

Dalila Moreno left her beloved family and friends to join the choir of angels in heaven on December 8, 2019. A resident of Livermore for 56 years, Dalila was born in Panama. She was a Mary Kay Consultant for 20 years, worked at Intel Corporation for two years, and was an au pair for several years.

Michael James Kehl was born and raised in Livermore, California to his parents Robert Alan Kehl and Carol Ann Kehl. He is survived by his brother Bryan Alexander Kehl; grandparents Kathi and Frank Eberle and Grandpa James Richard Rundle; his uncles Jimmy Rundle and Jason Eberle; and his aunt…

Steven Gregory Vargas was born December 4, 1956 in Livermore, and passed away peacefully at his home on November 27, 2019, surrounded by family.

Louise S. Converse passed Monday, November 4, 2019 in Valencia, California. Louise is survived by her son, David; his wife, Vickie; and their daughters, Cara and Alissa. She is also survived by her daughter Beverly Converse; her son Makenzie; grandchildren Lori, Celeste and Dody; daughters o…

Orville Lewis was born in Monnett, MO on May 28, 1925. At a young age, he moved with his family to Oklahoma, where he stayed until he joined the U.S. Navy on June 12, 1942. After the war, he went back to college where he earned a degree in physical education at Pittsburg State University. He…

Gail Brabec, a former longtime resident of Livermore, passed away on November 23, 2019.

Josephine Nagel, of Livermore, passed away peacefully at home with her family on November 25, 2019, after a long struggle with cancer. She was 88.

Paul “Pa” Phelps passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 30, 2019 at his home in Inverness, California.

Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Peterson was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 24, 1934 to Ferne Johnson Pearce Larson and James S. Pearce. During her first year at college, Liz joined the Phi Mu sorority. In the spring of 1954, Liz had a blind date with a fraternity man who “needed to meet a nice g…

Jack Matthews was born in Fort Cobb, Okla., on November 1, 1928, during the Dust Bowl and Depression. His family moved to California in 1942 when his parents both got jobs on the shipyards preparing ships for World War II. Jack left high school early to join the Air Force in 1946. He was hon…

Henry was born in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, he joined the Navy at age 17. When he came home, he went to college for a couple of years. He eventually ending up working in the tool and die trade for almost 40 years in Los Angeles. In 2000, he moved to Livermore with his wife.

Alice Veronica Plechaty slipped away peacefully during her sleep at home, on September 21, 2019, at 90 years old. Our dedicated matriarch joined her husband Ernest F. Plechaty, who was received into Heaven less than two years before her.

John Arno Yesnosky, 93, of Dublin, California, formerly of New Douglas, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri, died on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Donald Ray Petrilli, 72, passed away on November 20, 2019 following a two year battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family.

Robert Lee McGee, 92, died November 9th in his home in Livermore. He will have a celebration of life on November 30th at Eagles Hall, 527 N Livermore Ave at 1 pm.

Magda passed away peacefully on the morning of Nov. 19, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Lupe Ortiz, her son Rogelio, daughter Bertha, granddaughters Natalie and Sabrina, grandson Adan, and many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.

Emilie was the wife of Livermore winemaker extraordinaire, the late Thomas S. Coyne, adored mother of Anne Marie (David), Laura (Shawn), and Steve (Jodi); sister to Mary Beth Louro, James Nixon and Patricia Patronski; and grandmother to Sebastian, Alexis, Bryce, Madeleine, Charlie and Braidan.

Shirley Fernandez passed away quietly and peacefully on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at Summit Alta Bates Hospital in Oakland, Calif., with her immediate family at her side. Shirley ultimately lost her battle to chronic congestive heart failure complicated by coronary disease. She touched many live…

Shirley was born Nov. 5, 1937. She celebrated her 82nd birthday four days prior to her passing on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Shirley died as she lived...on her own terms! She was able to be at home until her passing. Shirley will be missed by her family and her close-knit apartment complex community.

Donald Ritchie Lesuer, age 73, of Hilton Head, S.C., and before that Livermore, Calif., passed away on Oct. 8, 2019 after a long battle with multiple cancers, including prostate and multiple myeloma, at the Fraser Health Center in Hilton Head.

Valerie Ball, 62, passed away Nov. 2, in Pleasanton, Calif., after a sudden heart attack at home. She had her closest family by her side and had celebrated two years clean and sober in July. She was born July 5, 1957, in Bloomington, Ind., where her parents were attending Indiana University.

Margaret Marsh, 82, passed away at her home in Livermore, after a hospital stay with heart complications. Gertrude was born in Frankfurt, Germany. She was married to Richard Marsh before residing in Livermore. Margaret worked at Louise’s Fish & Chips and Intel Corporation. Since her reti…

Kara Wilburn Morgan, aged 93, died peacefully at his residence on Nov. 16, 2019, and was reunited in Heaven with his beloved wife of almost 60 years, Joyce Cleo Morgan.

Helga Wilkins passed away quietly on Oct. 24, 2019, at the age of 94, holding the hands of her beloved caregiver and companion, Jerr-bel Jose. She was then living at Stoneridge Creek/Creekview Assisted Living after having moved from her home in Pleasanton, following the death of her husband,…

Jack Matthews was born in Fort Cobb, Okla., on November 1, 1928, during the Dust Bowl and Depression. His family moved to California in 1942 when his parents both got jobs on the shipyards preparing ships for World War II. Jack left high school early to join the Air Force in 1946. He was hon…

Barbara Lee Anderson was “Mom” to many, a trailblazer at work, and fervent community member. Her energy was boundless and her love unconditional.

Bill passed away after a brief illness at ValleyCare Hospital surrounded by his family. He worked for Safeway Stores for 42 years and spent his early retirement shuttling customers for Groth Bros. Chevrolet.

Heaven gained a new angel. Catherine passed away at home on Oct. 23, surrounded by her loving family.

Thomas William (Tom) Heineman passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 5, 2019, at the age of 77. He was born on April 18, 1942, in Des Moines, Iowa. He lived in Livermore, Calif., with Patricia (Pat) his wife of 54 years. Tom will be remembered as a remarkable man with a generous spirit and m…

On Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, Joseph Michael DiGiallonardo passed away at the age of 57. Joe was born on Nov. 2, 1961, in Denver, Colo.

Early on the morning of Oct. 31, 2019, Rosemarie Banda Adams took her last breath in the comfort of her home. Born July 31, 1965, in Calexico, Calif., she spent most of her adult life in the Bay Area and earned a degree in Criminal Justice from Cal State East Bay.

Dr. Eldon Ray McClure (Ray) passed away on Aug. 27, 2019, in Livermore, Calif., at age 85 of natural causes. He was preceded by his first wife, Amelia Lillian McClure (Cesar) of Livermore (originally Juneau, Alaska); his second wife Cathy McClure (Shumate); brothers Col. Edwin B. Laub, W. Ne…

Ruth Mros, 86, of Livermore, died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Born in Rhode Island, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Rose (Wood) Partridge. She was predeceased by her husband Daniel, sister Grace (Partridge) Seccareccia, brother Walter, and niece Nancy Lenihan.

Born in Albany, Calif., on Aug. 8, 1949, Robert Frank Lindquist, Jr. lived most of his life in Livermore, Calif. After graduating from Granada High School, class of 1967, he attended University of Washington earning his degree in Microbiology. Upon graduation Rob joined the Navy serving as a…

MaryAnn Nilsen, 87, of Terryville, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her sleep, on the morning of Oct. 29, after an ongoing illness. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Francis and Margaret O’Sullivan.

I have such gratitude for the full life I had for 78 years before succumbing to cancer of the pancreas on Oct. 31, 2019.

Dr. Ron Freeman passed away peacefully on Oct. 25, 2019, with his wife, Lisa, and his four loving children at his side.

Berniece Holt Via, loving mother and grandmother, passed away last week at Kaiser Hospital, Walnut Creek. Surviving are her sister, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, son, a granddaughter, and two sisters.

Elaine “Cookie” Audrey Rey Kendro, 78, died on Oct. 3, 2019.

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, Barbara Ann Carter passed away at age 83. She will forever be remembered by Bill, her husband of 64 years, sons Rick and Randy, daughters-in-law Lana and Sherese, grandchildren Melissa, Michelle, Ben, Emelise and Isaac, great-granddaughter Taylor, and her incredibl…

Kimberly Ann-Marrine McCole was born to (Cornelius) Michael and Kathleen McCole at Samuel Merritt Hospital in Oakland, Calif., on May 8, 1957.

Frank Richard Shenave, age 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at the Veterans Hospital in Palo Alto. He was born Sept. 19, 1943, in Livermore, to Frank and Rose Shenave. A Pleasanton native, Frank married his high school sweetheart Jackie Nelson.