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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.

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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.

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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.

Ronald Howard Gabbani Jr. died peacefully in his home Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at the age of 58. Ron grew up in San Jose, California, and was a graduate of Santa Theresa High School. He was a member of the Teamsters Union for 30 years. Ron loved watching his boys excel at sports and was a fait…

Dennis Hopping passed away unexpectedly on Jan 13, 2020, from heart failure, one week prior to scheduled heart surgery. He was 67.

Sandra “Sandy” Lee Casey was born Jan. 11, 1943, and passed away peacefully on Feb. 22, 2020, at age 77. She was a sweetheart and a fireball, forever now with the Lord.

Emil Peter Cigliuti, a lifelong resident of Livermore, California, passed away on Feb. 21, 2020, after a brief illness at Rosewood Gardens. He was 92.

A member of the greatest generation, Lee Higgins Jr. passed away peacefully at Quail Garden in Livermore on February 21, 2020 at the age of 95.

Toni Daily, 65, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 8, 2020, at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek, California.

Raymond Theodore Lewis, 95, passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2020, in Walnut Creek, California. Ray was born July 23, 1924, in Livermore, California, and was raised in Placerville, California. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946, and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands.

A 50-year resident of Pleasanton, Dottie Somersett Berck went to her rest on Feb. 11, 2020, surrounded by loving family at Kaiser Hospital after suffering cardiac arrest. She will be remembered by all as an outgoing, vivacious woman who had a smile and a hug for everyone she met.

Paul George Heppner, born May 20, 1933, passed away Jan. 23, 2020. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, and moved his family from Indiana to California in 1958. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; daughters Deborah (Tom), Pamela, and Dianne (Terry); and numerous grandchi…

Beverly Jane Lima passed away in San Jose, California, on Feb. 11. She was born Dec. 2, 1927, to James Bartolo Lima and Anna (Auntzie) Koch in Livermore, joining her three-year-old brother, James (Bud). She grew up Livermore riding horses, tap dancing, socializing with her girlfriends, going…

Joan A. Lynn was born at St. Paul’s Hospital in Livermore to Andrew and Mary Amaral on Oct. 13, 1931. She attended St. Michael’s School and Livermore High School, graduating in 1949. She went on to the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating UC Berkeley, she began working as an …

Timothy William Baxter, 48, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 22, from a pulmonary embolism at ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, California. He had been a resident of Livermore, California, since 2004.

Scott William Miles died on Jan. 25, 2020, at his home in Kuna, near Boise, Idaho. He was 59. Scott was a sensitive, intelligent, generous man who loved life, whether brain-storming computer issues (his occupation, solving problems in garage and home, or working in his large yard and garden.…

Karen Elaine (Burke) Wheeler, 73, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 31, 2020, at her home in Watertown, Wisconsin.

June Fern Gomez ascended into Heaven on Feb. 4, 2020, after a brief illness. She was 97. Her son, Marco, was with her when she passed. June is survived by her son and a daughter, Christine, in the Philippines; four grandchildren, Sonia Bullard of Texas, Jeremiah Escobar of Virginia, Gabriel …

Mark was born in Cornell, New York, to George and Mary Jane Wiley, but grew up in Livermore, California. After attending Livermore High School, he joined the U.S. Navy and was deployed on the ammunition ship USS Pyro. After his military service, he worked at G.W. Compressor with his father f…

Jo-Ann was born in Oakland, California, to Bonner and Robert Arthur Dana. Despite a valiant fight against cancer, she passed away at home in the presence of her husband Richard (Dick) Braden on Feb. 11. During their 50 years of marriage they shared their love with two daughters, Joanne and C…

Konrad D. Rickenbach, of Pleasanton, California, passed away on Feb. 8.

Bob Barnett, 63, passed away in his home after a massive heart attack on January 25 in Brentwood, California.

Mary Agnes McMahon, of Livermore, went home to God on Feb. 4. She was 81. Mary Agnes was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to Mary Frances and George Thomas O’Brien. She was raised in Lenox, Massachusetts, the second of four children. Her family owned Michael O’Brien Flowers, and she helped…

Yu-Li Pan, 80, passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, in Pleasanton, California. Born in China, he immigrated with his family to the United States in 1950. He studied in Berkeley public schools and received his doctorate in physics from the University of California in 1964. He taught at the Univ…

Pat Madden, 64, suffered heart failure on Jan. 20, 2020, while running on Kilkare Road in his home of Sunol, California. He was born at Marin General Hospital, Greenbrae, California, in September 1956. A loving husband, father, brother, and friend, he will be greatly missed.

Theodore Bank Bierman was born April 19, 1938, and passed away Jan. 17, 2020. He was a loving husband, father to four sons, grandfather to 11, and great grandfather to nine. He loved to fish and camp, but most of all he loved his family. He was loved by all and will be remembered in our hear…

Annette Velez Fackrell, 50, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Jan. 17, due to complications from flu/pneumonia. Born and raised in San Jose, she graduated from Archbishop Mitty High School and completed her optician certification at Canada College in San Mateo, California. Alt…

Amrit Duneja, of Livermore, passed away on Monday, Jan. 27. He left this world peacefully at home, surrounded by family.

Willa Lurleen Young, a longtime resident of Pleasanton, died Jan. 19, after an extended battle with congestive heart failure. She had been married 72 years to the love of her life, Raymond, who died in October 2019.

Howard G. Seebach, of Livermore, passed away from heart failure at the Heritage Estates retirement community on Thursday, Jan. 23. He was 89.

Russel Norman Fox, 93, passed away peacefully in Bakersfield, California, on Jan. 27, from complications of Alzheimer’s. He was born in Hampshire, Illinois, on Feb. 20, 1926.

Cheryle R. Canfield, 71, of Livermore, passed peacefully in Mountain House, California, on Jan. 16, with her loving husband and children by her side. Cheryle was born in Minnesota, and moved to Southern California at the age of 4, with her mother Maye Stoldorf, and brothers David and Tom Sto…

Pamela Lee Tabel, 71, passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, surrounded by family at her home in Brentwood, California.

Kent Estabrook, 76, passed away on Dec. 22, 2019. Born in Astoria, Oregon, Kent was the son of Jerry Estabrook and Brownie Estabrook. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Julia; children Molly (Tony) and Ben (Melisa); granddaughters Annie and Audrey; step-grandchildren Conor, Meredith (Sa…

After 87 years of a well-lived and well-fought life, Howard W. Neely passed away on Dec. 5, 2019, in his Arroyo Grande residence with family at his side. He was a 53-year resident of his beloved city of Pleasanton. He was actively involved in the community, dedicating countless hours to comm…

Dael Walker died peacefully at home in Lincoln, California, on Jan. 15. 2020. He was born at home in Coy, Arkansas, on Jan. 21, 1935. He was a kind and gentle man.

It is with a heavy heart that we lay to rest a most extraordinary man. Bob McKenzie went to Heaven following a short illness a few days after his 84th birthday.

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…

Myron graduated from Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Connecticut. He joined the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was later was recalled during the Korean War. He served aboard the Wisconsin, Fanshaw Bay, PC587, and PCS1384 as a quartermaster. After an h…

Mel was born in Oakland, California, to Francisco and Mary Luna. He was one of six children. He attended Emeryville High School, Emeryville, California, where he was voted MVP in basketball and baseball. He had many lifelong friendships with his classmates. In 1953, he joined the U.S. Army a…

Mary Lou Booher passed away Jan. 20 at the age of 89. She was a loving mother and grandmother who is survived by her five children, Billy, Deborah, Linda (Bart Johnson), Gene, and Susan, and her two grandchildren, Tamara and Anthony. She was also great grandma to Julian and Tyler. She was pr…

Norabelle Anna (Brinsky) Wilt, 80, passed away Nov. 23, 2019. She grew up in South Sacramento, where she started teaching dance at the age of 12 at the city Park Department. She continued teaching dance at the Livermore Recreation Center after moving to Livermore in 1961. Nora attended night…

Todd Chagnon, 51, passed away on Jan. 21. Todd was born in Oakland, California, and grew up in Pleasanton. He moved to Livermore in 1998.

Susan Elizabeth Ewing Haley passed away peacefully in her home in Livermore, California, on Jan. 24, 2020, surrounded by family. She was 62.

Kathleen (Kay) Sarah McGee Thomas, 91, died peacefully in her sleep at Tiffany Gardens in Livermore on Jan. 15. A native of Oakland, California, Kay was born on June 24, 1928, to Irish immigrants Hugh and Sophie McGee. She graduated from Presentation High School in Berkeley, California, in 1…

Julia Wright, known to family and friends as Judy or Julie, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 25. She was 79.

Marcia passed away peacefully at home at the age of 90. She is survived by her daughter Teresa (Joseph) Ayres, and son Russell (Michelle) Bloomgarden; grandchildren Matthew (Pamela) Ayres, Adam (Dr. Janelle) Ayres, and Sarah and Amy Bloomgarden, and one great grandchild, Aidan. She is also s…

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…

James (Jim) Kane, of Pleasanton, died on Jan. 21. He was 95. He was born in the Bitterroot Valley in rural Montana, near the town of Corvallis, on Dec. 14, 1925. He graduated from Corvallis High School in 1943, and enlisted in the U.S. Army that year. Assigned to the infantry, he saw combat …

Stephen “Sully” Michael Sullivan died Jan. 21. He was born May 23, 1958, in San Jose, California, to Stanley and Irene Sullivan. Growing up in Livermore, California, he attended Granada High School, where he once held the school record for pole vaulting. While Steve enjoyed cycling and the o…

Robert See (Bob) Allen was born March 26, 1926, in Chicago, and grew up in nearby Evanston, Illinois. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from the University of Colorado in 1949, and studied accounting at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, as a graduate student.

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.

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 …