John Edwin Whiting passed away peacefully at home on August 20, 2021. By his side were his beloved wife of 50 years, Carol, his dog, Sassy and several of his many children.

George Dunphy's celebration of life will be on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pleasanton Senior Center, Main Hall. The address is 5353 Sunol Blvd. in Pleasanton. All who knew George are welcome. 

On the afternoon of September 7, 2021, Chad H. Wright of Manteca died at the age of 41.

Sam passed away at home after a full 94 years of a wonderful life. He was a beloved husband, father, grandpa and great-grandfather who was extremely proud of his children and grandchildren. Throughout his life he continued to provide encouragement, excellent advice, and support to his family.

John Hittner went to Heaven on April 1, 2020. He had Parkinson’s and fluid in his lungs. After a week in the hospital with no improvement, he was sent home to hospice.

Vincent William “Bill” Masson III’s story begins Oct. 10, 1953 when he was born at Fort Ord in Monterey, California to Betty Joan Masson and Vincent William Masson Jr.

Travis Kelly, 42, of Coulterville, California, died of complications from diabetes on June 23, 2021. Born in Manteca, he went to schools in Modesto and Pleasanton, and graduated from Foothill High.

Reed Bowen Baird was born on Sept. 28, 1937 to Charles (Charlie) and Dorothy (Dottie) Baird. Reed grew up in Burlingame, California and graduated from Burlingame High School. He went on to receive his bachelor's degree from San Jose State, during which time he met his soulmate, Carrol.

Penelope Lou Morris, a longtime resident of the Livermore Valley, died August 25, 2021 from health complications. Penny is survived by her sons, Daniel John Rogers of Idaho and Michael John Merrow of Livermore, and her grandchildren Jessica Lynn Thibault of North Carolina and Dakota John Rog…

Leon Gregory Keller Jr., passed away on Aug. 9, 2021, in Livermore, California, at the age of 79.

Carol (best known as Jane) Schnur passed away peacefully at the age of 83 surrounded by her loving family in her home of more than 40 years.

Dr. Henry Aboud passed on Aug. 25, 2021 at the age of 87.

Following a courageous two-and-a-half-year battle with brain cancer, Luis Bernardez II passed peacefully at his home in Bozeman, Montana, at the age of 59, surrounded by his family.

There will be a Celebration of Life service for Barbara on Friday, September 10, 2021

Karl Pemper, a long time Livermore resident, died July 2, 2021, in his home. Karl was very independent and strong willed and his life was guided by the love of learning and achievement of goals.

Chris Andersen, longtime resident of Livermore, California, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 17, 2021 at the age of 88 surrounded by his wife and two children. Chris was born on Oct. 4, 1932 in a small town in Nebraska. He was a one-of-a-kind man, devoted husband, father, grandfather and gre…

Maggie (Marjorie) Elkind Cutler died on July 23, 2021, after a short battle with cancer.

Linda was born in Ogden, Utah. She attended Weber State University there. She was active in Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Contra Costa Quilt Guild, Clayton Valley Woman’s Club and the Diablo Women's Chorale.

Mary Henriques, 88, of Livermore, passed away peacefully this June.

Constance (“Connie”) Maryann (Voellinger) Healey, age 85, of Brentwood, California, died peacefully at home on Aug. 10, 2021, after losing her battle with breast cancer.

Max was born in Chadron, Nebraska, to parents William and Aletha Jeffers. He had a brother William and sisters Virginia and Marlene. He was raised in Nebraska in his early years, but graduated from Encinal High School in Alameda. Max joined the Air Force after graduation and traveled to many…

Elsie Frances Ott Holdener, 96, a longtime resident of Livermore passed to eternal life on Sunday, August 22, 2021.

Longtime Livermore resident Craig Joseph Schwoyer died unexpectedly at the age of 68 on Aug. 16, 2021.

Our dear mother, Grammy, Great Grammy died peacefully, surrounded by her entire loving family on August 4, 2021 after a brief and sudden illness. Her incredible wisdom, insightfulness, intelligence, thoughtfulness, generosity, integrity, business sense, and compassion touched any who crossed…

Resident of Livermore, California. Kurt went to Livermore High School and lived in Livermore for most of his life. He was a lover of all animals and bad jokes.

Max Arlen Allison passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 15, in his sleep. He touched many lives with his positive outlook and his words of wisdom.

Michael Arthur "Mike" Crowley passed away quietly on July 26, due to pancreatic cancer.

Cody was born in Berkeley, California and grew up in Livermore. He attended Peppertree Nursery School, Marylin Avenue Elementary, Junction Avenue and Granada High Schools, graduating in 2014 from Del Valle High School. 

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

Larry was born in Buffalo, New York, but his family moved to Tustin, California when he was 11, and he grew up enjoying the beach and sunny days of Southern California life. He graduated from Foothill High School, then went on to Cal State Fullerton, where he received his bachelor’s degree i…

Our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Milton Joseph Martini, Sr., graduated this Earthly life peacefully on August 5, 2021, after enduring several strokes at the age of 83.

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

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The memorial service for Russell Nathan Bearrows, who passed away in Livermore on March 7, 2021, has been changed. The service will be held Saturday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. at Campbell United Methodist Church, 1675 Winchester Blvd., Campbell, California. 

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Resident of Livermore, California. Kurt went to Livermore High School and lived in Livermore for most of his life. He was a lover of all animals and bad jokes.

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Following a courageous two-and-a-half-year battle with brain cancer, Luis Bernardez II passed peacefully at his home in Bozeman, Montana, at the age of 59, surrounded by his family.

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Robert Ryan passed away surrounded by love, at his home on Friday, July 30, 2021 at the age of 89.

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Zoe Renae Head entered heaven on Friday, July 23, 2021. She was only four years old.

Patricia (Tricia) passed away at home surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by her husband Steve; father Jim Newman; mother Charlotte Newman; brother Jon Newman; nephews James Cummings and Luke Nincioni; nieces Lily Cummings, Kayla and Julie Nincioni; mother-in-law Barbara Nincio…

Robert “Bob” Thompson passed away unexpectedly at the age of 71. He was a wonderful musician, as well as a skilled athlete and tradesman who loved spending time outdoors. He touched many lives with his generosity and loved to entertain others with his great sense of humor.

John passed away peacefully at the age of 93 at his home in Pleasanton, California with his loving wife Getra by his side. It was a sunny day and he had just finished eating some blueberries, which were his favorite because they reminded him of his childhood in Maine.

Kenneth Leroy Tschritter, 82, passed away on July 26, 2021, in Redmond, Washington. He was born in French Camp, California, and raised in Lodi where he met and married his wife Gayl. They moved to Livermore in 1963 where Ken worked for Sandia National Laboratory for 37 years, retiring in 200…

Marion “Evie” Eckard passed away at the age of 88 on July 24, 2021. She was born to Wesley and Susan McAuley in McAuley, Manitoba, Canada. Evie attended high school in McAuley and then moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada where she attended the University of Manitoba to receive her Bachelor o…

Martin (Marty) Haskell Plone passed away suddenly in Livermore California on July 8, 2021, at the age of 81. He was born on January 10, 1940 in Worcester, Massachusetts. His parents were Louis and Irene Plone. Marty is survived by his sister Marilyn Liddicoat; her children Britt (Joseph) Has…

Elda Fay (Utterback) Montgomery peacefully left her Earthly body on the morning of November 10, 2020. She was born to Leo Utterback and Nellie McCallister Utterback in Clayton, West Virginia on November 28, 1934. One of four children, her family lived in many WV locations before settling in …

Dolores Grant Hiskes, our beloved ”Drammy”, mom and wife passed peacefully in her sleep on June 21, 2021 at The Redwoods Retirement Community in Mill Valley, California.

Ruth Ann Pruss died, peacefully in her sleep, at the age of 95, on July 31, 2021 in Gilroy, California. Services will take place at Callaghan's Livermore Mortuary, 3833 East Avenue, Livermore, California, at 11a.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. at St. Mary's C…

Fernando Romero Sr. passed away after a battle with cancer on July 31, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Sonora, Mexico, and became a U.S. naturalized citizen while serving in the U.S. Army. His service in the military began in April 1953, and following boot camp, he comp…

Robert Jerold Grabske of Berkeley, California passed away from cancer on June 22, 2021. Robert was born in Independence, Missouri on June 29, 1936. He was a graduate of Kansas University with a PhD in bio-chemistry. He married his wife Helga (Frenzel) Grabske in 1957. They came to California…

Nancy Ann (Smith) Wicksten passed away with her family by her side on July 13, 2021, in Albany, Oregon, at the age of 86. Nancy was born in Indian Mound, Tennessee on September 1, 1934, the daughter of Marvin and Christine (Tippit) Smith. Nancy and her younger brother Tommy grew up in the ro…

Nancy Pennell, a woman known for her adventurous spirit and generosity, died July 16, 2021, after falling in her home. She had been battling health issues for months. She was 78. The health challenges were not slowing her down. During a time of tribute at the Pleasanton Rotary Club, one memb…

Arthur J. Solomon passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 13, 2021. Art was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Robert and Roberta Solomon. Art grew up in San Bruno, California and maintained contact with many high school friends up until his death. He graduated from Cal Be…

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Elda Fay (Utterback) Montgomery peacefully left her earthly body on the morning of November 10, 2020. She was born to Leo Utterback and Nellie McCallister Utterback in Clayton, West Virginia on November 28, 1934. One of four children, her family lived in many West Virginia locations before s…

Lorraine Mary Romano passed away Sunday evening, June 23, 2021, at Carefield  Memory Care Center in Pleasanton with family at her side. Lorraine was born in Oakland, California, the youngest of four sisters and three brothers, born of Jesse and Mary (Souza) Carvalho. She grew up on 23rd Ave.…

Barbara Gene Richards Resident of Livermore, California. Barbara passed away on May 13, 2021, after 95 years on this earth. Born in Jackson, Michigan, she became a Navy nurse after graduating from the nursing program at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. While stationed in San Diego, she met Ru…

Longtime Livermore resident, and faithful husband to Sue, Mr. George Overturf passed away peacefully this July. His civic-minded and enterprising father of the same name was born in the 1890s, and his spritely mother (Nellie) was the youngest licensed teacher in Springfield, Illinois. In Neb…

Jane Nissen passed away peacefully on June 26, 2021. She lived a long and joyous life, filled with many close friendships and the presence of her ever-growing family. She retained her wonderful sense of humor up to the end, which helped her loved ones ease their sadness as her time came to a…

Norman Lee Breazeal was born May 2, 1934 in Wiley, CO on a farm during the depression.

Isabel Nawrocki (Starr) 87 passed away on June 28, 2021. Isabel was born in Oakland, California to Joe and Adelia Perdigone. She attended Roosevelt Elementary and graduated from Castlemont High School in Oakland, CA.

Barbara Irene Mitchell, age 78, passed away in Livermore on June 8, 2021, from complications resulting from earlier medical interventions. Barbara was born on May 19, 1942 in Los Angeles and was a resident of Livermore since 1977. Her parents, Norman and Dorothy Forster, preceded her in deat…

Kearney F. Sauer passed away peacefully on June 20, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents Rita and Kearney Sauer M.D., and his brothers Thomas, Michael and Patrick. One of five brothers, Kearney was born on June 24, 1932. A lifelong resident of Los Angeles, he graduated from St. Brend…

We sadly announce the passing of Marjorie (Margie) Russo who passed away peacefully on May 31, 2021, at the age of 92. Our mother was truly a happy and caring person, who loved to take weekend trips and enjoyed being with family and friends. We were so blessed to have her for as long as we d…

Sadly, in March 2021, the community of Livermore lost one of the most kind and wonderful women when Ellen Styles Johnson passed away just five weeks shy of her 94th birthday, after succumbing to cancer.

Longtime Livermore resident, Jeff Huntsman passed away on March 13, 2021, after a lengthy illness. He was 62. Jeff was born in Barberton, Ohio to Violet Huntsman of West Virginia. Jeff graduated from Cal High in 1976 and soon after joined the Marine Corps. Upon honorable discharge, Jeff work…

A public celebration of the completed life of Doris Slater will be held at 11 a.m. on July 23, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton, California. The connection between Doris and her music cannot be overstated. As a teenager, she was the go-to soprano soloist in chu…

On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, Barry Edward Zupan passed away at his home in Livermore, California at the age of 72, eight months after his diagnosis with a glioblastoma brain tumor.

Allen Everett De Grange passed away in Pleasanton on June 16, 2021, after a brief illness.

Jackie Fitzgerald, née Gale Ann Jackson, died peacefully at home on Friday, May 21, 2021, surrounded by family. She was 81 years old.

On Monday, June 14, 2021, Timothy Sean Thien, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at the age of 63.

Richard Clayton Mayo, retired Livermore teacher and former Catholic Priest, passed away June 16, 2021, in Stockton, at the age of 89, with his family at his side.

Donald, a resident of Livermore, California, was an Oakland Native and grew up in the East Bay.

It is with broken hearts that we share that our beloved Mike A. Lopez, passed away on June 10, 2021, at the age of 63 with his wife by his side and surrounded by family in Walnut Creek.

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

Sandra Lee (Milroy) Pearce, known to her family and friends as "Sandy," passed away peacefully with her loving husband by her side.

Brian passed away in his sleep May 9, 2021, at the age of 63 in his home in Pleasanton.

Mary Jane Spletter died at home in Oakland on May 6, 2021. The cause of death was complications of Parkinson’s disease.

Barbara Kiser Dyer, 78, of Colusa, California, lost her battle with cancer on April 20, while in her home with both her daughters at her side.

Charles B. McFann, Jr., 95, died on May 22, 2021, in Livermore, California.

Jeannette T. Dupre was born in Baltimore, Maryland, at the John Hopkins hospital, and was raised in Barstow, California. 

Ada was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the second youngest of six children with three older brothers, one older and one younger sister.

It is with a heavy heart that the family of Gloria Lorainne (Cardoza) Vasconcellos announces her passing in Turlock, California, on April 21, 2021.

Bonnie Mae Jordan Jupina, age 79, of Whiteville, North Carolina, quietly faded from this world on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

Lois Edna Mardiroisian was born Nov. 16, 1921, in Olive, Montana, to Beulah Wing Brown and Russell Brown.

Alan Ernest Glace, born June 11, 1945, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2021. He was surrounded by his loving family.

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Ray passed away in Livermore, California, surrounded by his four children, Gerald Thomas of Folsom, Janet Thomas of Castro Valley, Colleen Hornbacker (Kurt) of Livermore, and Gregory Thomas (Joanie) of San Jose. Many of his beloved grandchildren were also by his side. 

Love the people that God gives you, cause one day he’ll want them back.