Our Obituaries

Lucy E. Gruwell

February 10, 1915 - September 25, 2017

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Marian Sciarretta

December 29, 1930 - September 22, 2017

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Augusto Soares DaSilva

April 19, 1937 - September 21, 2017

Augusto(Gus)Soares DaSilva passed away on Thursday September 21, 2017 in Salinas California surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Maria DaSilva; daughter, Dolores (Mike) Aliotti; son, Albert (Sarah), four grandsons, Anthony, Michael, Antonio, Nickolas, and two brothers Eddie DaSilva and Joe Silviera. He was born on April 19th, 1937 in Faial, Acores. Born to...
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Joan Marie Widmann

July 11, 1933 - September 17, 2017

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Edward Ralph Monteith

March 20, 1925 - September 16, 2017

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Judith D. Gilbert

September 21, 1946 - September 15, 2017

Judy D. Gilbert, beloved daughter of CDR. (USN Ret.) and Mrs. Arnold E. Downs and mother of Nathan S. Gilbert, passed away peacefully at the Monterey Community Hospital after a long and difficult illness. She will be greatly missed.Born in Norfolk, VA Judy experienced a Navy dependent's childhood full of travel and adventure. After graduating from Pacific Grove High School, Judy attended the...
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Gary Elbert Cowen

January 30, 1951 - September 15, 2017

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Sally May

April 25, 1944 - September 14, 2017

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Marianne Schmitt Hoffman

October 6, 1948 - September 11, 2017

Marianne, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula. She met Paul, her husband of 37 years, in 1975 while working together at Comshare, Inc. in New York City. They spent fourteen years in Dallas before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area and resided in Atherton for twenty years. In 2012, they moved to Pebble Beach to enjoy their retirement years...
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Helen Dorothy Neuman

February 5, 1915 - September 10, 2017

Helen D. Neuman Resident of Pacific Grove, CA Feb. 5, 1915 - Sept. 10, 2017 Helen Dorothy Neuman, 102, of Pacific Grove passed away peacefully in her sleep on the night of September 10 at Canterbury Woods retirement home in Pacific Grove. She was born on Feb. 5, 1915 in Chicago to George and Eugenie Kapantais. She was married to Milton C. Neuman on August 17, 1935. Helen had a strong love of...
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Joseph Francis Golden

August 25, 1920 - September 10, 2017

Joseph Francis Golden was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania in 1920. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1942 with an Honors Degree in English, served in Occupied Guadalcanal, and met his wife of 60 years, Janet, at the University of Michigan where he earned a Master's Degree. They moved to California where he taught at St. Mary's College, then co-founded the Junipero Serra...
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Rodger Biddle Applegate

August 25, 1920 - September 6, 2017

Rodger Applegate born August 25, 1920 passed away on September 6, 2017 in Monterey, California. Rodger was proud to have served in the US Army during WWII including his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.Arrangements under the direction of The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove, CA.
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Nicole Ayers

January 6, 1945 - September 3, 2017

It is with a heavy heart and much sadness that I must announce the passing of Nicole Thiebaut Ayers. Nicole passed away early Sunday morning, September 3, 2017 in her home in Pacific Grove, California. She is survived by her two sons Wendell Rene' Ayers and Marcel Ayers, their spouses Mary and Terry and four Grandchildren Trevor, Trevor, Christian, and Megan, her sister Rene Vosgien and brother...
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Concetta Montecchi

November 11, 1923 - August 30, 2017

Concetta MontecchiNovember 11, 1923 ~ August 30, 2017MontereyOur beloved mother, Concetta Montecchi, went peacefully to heaven surrounded by her family. She was born in Mondello, Sicily to Antonio and Rosalia Tarantino. During WWII, she met the love of her life, our father, Sergio and shortly thereafter they were married. Together they had three daughters. In 1955, our parents immigrated to...
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Kelli Ann Rinaudo

May 11, 1963 - August 29, 2017

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Phillip Balma

February 24, 1947 - August 29, 2017

Phillip Jeffrey Balma died on August 29, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born on February 24, 1947 in London, England to Nobile (Martin) and Josephine Balma. The family, which included brothers Dennis and Mark, emigrated to the U.S in 1952. Phil came to California in 1965 to attend UC Berkeley, graduated from UC Riverside and later received his master's degree in computer science from the...
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Maurice Hyde Gardner

September 24, 1924 - August 27, 2017

Maurice Hyde GardnerSeptember 24, 1924 - August 27, 2017Maurice Hyde (Maurie) Gardner passed away on August 27, 2017 in his Carmel Valley, CA home. He was born September 24, 1924 in Portland, OR to Curtis and Hattie Gardner. Maurie was a builder, sailor, golfer, bridge player, and artist. He attended Oregon State University and graduated University of Colorado in Civil Engineering in the Navy V...
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Pierre Auguste Chomat

May 14, 1932 - August 22, 2017

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Herbert Michael Rosenberg

December 2, 1920 - August 18, 2017

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John Frank Furtado, Jr.

October 27, 1934 - August 12, 2017

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Ann Marie Turner

December 21, 1928 - August 11, 2017

Santa Barbara - Nancy Turner, 88, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Nancy was born in Oakland to Irish immigrants James C. Walsh and Ann McDonnell Walsh. Nancy had three brothers: James C. Walsh Jr., Msgr. Donnell Walsh, and Kevin Walsh. In her youth, the family spent every summer at their cabin on the Russian River in Guerneville. Nancy attended Our Lady of Lourdes...
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Wauneta Hildred Stillinger

November 12, 1917 - August 9, 2017

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Donald Joseph Mayol

March 25, 1933 - August 9, 2017

Donald Joseph Mayol passed away peacefully after a short illness at the age of 84 on August 9, 2017. Don was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 25, 1933, the son of Joseph John Mayol and Myrtle Lee McCloskey and sister to Carol Lee Mayol (Andersen). He spent his youth in Chicago, Illinois and Oakland, California. Always, with an eye towards business, he set bowling pins in Chicago, parked...
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Doris Cameron

January 3, 1931 - August 7, 2017

Doris CameronJanuary 3, 1931 ~ August 7, 2017Doris Cameron, a fifty-year resident of the Monterey Peninsula, passed away at her home after a short illness.Doris is survived by her brother, Donald Rider of Tres Pinos, CA; her daughters, Sherri Sato of Gilroy, CA and Lynne Leon of Hollister, CA; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, Don and Ruth...
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Henry Kenneth White

June 20, 1924 - August 6, 2017

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Marva Karns Askew

December 22, 1923 - August 5, 2017

MARVA KARNS ASKEWDecember 22, 1923 - August 5, 2017 Marva was born in Long Beach, CA in 1923. She grew up in Pomona, CA where she was active in school sports, music, hiking, camping, swimming, and was a Majorette and Drum Major for the high school band. Marva was very active in Camp Fire Girls. She was also the honored Queen of Job's Daughters and later active in the Eastern Star Masonic Lodge....
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Patricia Halloran Matheson

July 15, 1923 - August 4, 2017

Patricia H. Matheson, 94, of Carmel passed away peacefully Friday, August 4, following complications from a stroke. She drew her final breaths at home, surrounded by her children, as the nearby roses, picked from the bushes her husband tended for many years, shed their petals. Born July 15, 1923 in Manila, Philippines, she was one of two children of Army Colonel Michael E. Halloran and Ethel...
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Donna Rae Mendenhall

June 12, 1944 - August 1, 2017

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Mary Elizabeth Ryason

July 10, 1930 - July 30, 2017

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Michael N. Vucina

January 17, 1930 - July 29, 2017

Michael Nicholas Vucina, 87, died peacefully at home in Pacific Grove, CA, surrounded by family on July 29, 2017. Mike is survived by his wife of 61 years Anne G. Vucina, his five children Cindy L. Kubica (Stan), Julie A. Vucina-Higgs (Ron), Michael N. Vucina Jr. (Lucy), Mark A. Vucina (Diana) and Scott M. Vucina (Ilka), 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and his sister Katie Stark. He is...
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Rita Reiman

October 12, 1923 - July 28, 2017

Beloved wife of Herbert for almost 71 years, devoted mother of Alan and Carol, loving mother-in-law of David Sillars, Darling Grandmother of Jaclyn and Mark.Rita was a graduate of Hunter College and had a Master's Degree in speech pathology from Columbia University.Rita Served on the New York City Board of Education and was involved in funding the head start program.She also toured elementary...
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Billy Leo Briggs

December 7, 1938 - July 27, 2017

Billy Leo Briggs who passed away on July 27, 2017, did not lead a quiet, well-tempered life. If he had, he would have gone without a trace. Instead, the rich complexity of his life - a courageous spirit, captivating contradictions, and a hardy family credo - contributed to carving the legacy he leaves behind. His courageous spirit spilled out into all the corners of his life. He did not...
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Paul Chang

August 30, 1930 - July 23, 2017

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Patricia Ann Miller

May 21, 1953 - July 22, 2017

It is with unmeasurable sadness that the family of Patricia Ann Miller announces her passing on July 22, 2017 at Stanford Hospital. Pati was born in Pacific Grove, CA. After graduation from Pacific Grove High School, Pati attended a Medical Assistants program before deciding to move to Marin, CA. Her happiest years were spent in Marin, where she was an administrative Assistant at St Francis...
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Patrick Alan McDaniel

May 10, 1942 - July 21, 2017

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Laverne B. Ragan

September 16, 1929 - July 20, 2017

Laverne Ragan, educator, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away on Thursday, July 20 in Pacific Grove, CA. She was born in Andale, Kansas to Andy and Ida Ast and was the youngest of four siblings raised on a small farm in the 1930's-1940. After completing college at Marymount, she returned home to Andale and taught at Andale Rural High School, where she met her husband-to...
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Elaine Terry Green

February 25, 1942 - July 19, 2017

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Gerald Lee Sorensen

February 16, 1937 - July 18, 2017

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Elisabeth A. Skou

September 22, 1922 - July 18, 2017

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Dolores P. Hagey

January 25, 1930 - July 16, 2017

Dolores P. Hagey (nee: Paulikas), age 87, died peacefully on July 17, 2017 at her home in Carmel, California. She was born in Chicago and lived in the Brighton Park neighborhood prior to her marriage to Harry H. Hagey, Jr. in 1978. Dee and her husband were active in the Monterey Bay area, generously serving the community and the Carmel Mission. Besides her husband, Dee is preceded in death by...
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Fujiko Hamasaki Kodama

November 14, 1930 - July 14, 2017

My Mom was born Fujiko Hamasaki on 11/14/30 in Los Angeles, CA to her Father, Hiroichi Hamasaki, and Mother, Tsugino Hamasaki. She was interned in Gila, Arizona during World War II with her parents and younger sisters, Itsuko and Eiko and her younger brother Tomohiro. Her youngest sister, Estuko, was born while her family was interned in Gila. After World War II, my Mom attended and graduated...
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Doris Guendla Stokes

August 1, 1933 - July 6, 2017

Doris Guendla Stokes was born on August 1, 1933 in Morris Chapel, TN. She was called to glory on July 6, 2017 in Monterey, CA. Doris had a huge heart and welcoming spirit. She is survived by her husband Tony (Albert) Stokes and her children Sheila Buchand and Terrance Stokes. She will be missed by family and all who were lucky to have known her.
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Robert F. Walch

November 22, 1941 - July 5, 2017

Robert F. Walch passed away on July 5, 2017, after a battle with cancer. Born in St. Paul, MN, he graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in English.Bob's teaching career spanned 39 years, 30 of those years at Carmel High School. In addition to teaching English, he coached the tennis and Academic Decathlon teams. He is remembered by his students for his caring nature...
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Harold Mitsuru Kodama

August 12, 1930 - July 5, 2017

Harold Mitsuru (Mich) Kodama passed away on July 5, 2017 at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Monterey on August 12, 1930 to Setsuji and Fujiko Kodama. He is survived by his older brother, George and younger sister, Margaret Satow and nine nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and four older siblings.After...
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Linda Withers Yingling

March 1, 1940 - July 4, 2017

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Michael Fred Bramkamp

February 7, 1951 - July 3, 2017

Michael BramkampFebruary 7, 1951 ~ July 3, 2017Michael Bramkamp of Pacific Grove passed away peacefully on July 3 following several years of declining health. He was 66.Michael was born to Fred and Lina Bramkamp in Ft. Bragg, NC, on Feb. 7, 1951. He grew up in Pacific Grove and graduated from Pacific Grove High School in 1969. The following year he married his high school sweetheart, Claudia...
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Patricia K. Kilmartin

February 25, 1928 - July 2, 2017

Patricia Kilkenny KilmartinFebruary 25, 1928 ~ July 2, 2017Patricia K. Kilmartin of Pebble Beach, passed away peacefully at 89 on July 2, following a long period of declining health. She will finally be reunited in God's Kingdom with her pre-deceased spouses, Joseph Edward Parker Jr. (June 1965) and John "Jack" Francis Kilmartin (July 2004). Patti was the daughter of Thomas Anthony Kilkenny and...
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Charles Rihm Boggs

February 1, 1945 - June 27, 2017

Mr. Charles Rihm Boggs, of Pacific Grove, CA, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones, at the age of 72.Chuck, as his friends knew him, was born to parents Ray Clevenger and Laura Ann Rihm on February 1, 1945 in Norfolk, VA. He was later adopted by his step-father, Charles Boggs Jr., whom he always considered his father. He became an older brother to Jefferson Boggs in...
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Stella D. Stern

April 25, 1919 - June 24, 2017

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Elizabeth A. Kubica

January 17, 1932 - June 23, 2017

Elizabeth Ann "Sandy" Sanford Kubica passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 23, 2017, at home in Salinas, CA, at the age of 85. She had been in robust health for most of her life, so it was a surprise when she was diagnosed with a malignant cancer near the end of April. She experienced no pain or symptoms. A hospital visit due to a fall uncovered the tumors and a prognosis of just weeks...
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Donna Joy Lakins

June 24, 1940 - June 21, 2017

Donna Lakins passed away suddenly in her home on June 21, 2017. She is survived by her daughter Reagan and her brother Richard Stookey.Donna was born in Denver, Colorado on June 24, 1940, joining her brother Richard in Dale and Dorotha Stookey's young family. In 1943, following Dale's work on electric motors for submarines, they moved to the San Francisco Area, living in San Mateo, San...
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Ben Riggio

September 23, 1923 - June 17, 2017

Ben Riggio, universally loved by all whom he touched, passed away June 17, 2017 at his home in Carmel, California.Ben was born on September 23, 1923 in Southern Illinois, the son of Italian immigrants. He grew up in Murphysboro, Illinois attending St. Andrew's Parochial Elementary and Murphysboro Township High Schools. He was a student of Southern Illinois University until 1943 when he enlisted...
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Jean Rita Fournier

August 25, 1929 - June 17, 2017

Jean Rita Fournier, a fifty five year resident of the Monterey Peninsula and a native of Hackensack, New Jersey, passed away at her home in Pebble Beach on June 17, 2017. Mrs. Fournier graduated from the Bellevue School of Nursing in New York City in 1950 and served as a staff nurse at that hospital. She came to the Monterey area when her husband was stationed at Fort Ord. She worked as a...
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Louise Augusta Nicolaides

June 17, 1922 - June 14, 2017

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Teresa Jesus Borges

December 31, 1927 - June 12, 2017

Teresa Jesus Borges passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Preceded in death by her husband Alvarino Borges. A Viewing & Rosary will be held on Tuesday 06/20/17 from 4 - 8 p.m. Rosary at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass held on Wednesday 06/21/17 at 11 a.m. at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, 362 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove, Ca. Burial to follow at El Carmelo...
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Ethel Laura Rebelo

October 4, 1920 - June 11, 2017

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Sara Hoge Knoles

August 31, 1920 - June 10, 2017

Sally Knoles of Pacific Grove, California, passed away peacefully the evening of June 10, 2017. Sally moved to Pacific Grove in June, 1959 when she married Gordon Knoles, who was the long time Personnel Manager of Holman's Department store. One of her great joys was maintaining the gardens in their home, and she took great pride in the house on Olmsted Avenue, as her role as homemaker and...
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James Renbert Jolley

June 3, 1954 - June 9, 2017

James Renbert Jolley Jr., of Pacific Grove California, passed away on June 9th 2017 in his home. Born June 3rd 1954 in Santa Monica California to James Renbert Jolley and Grace Jolley, James grew up in Paradise Ca and Graduated from Paradise High in 1972. He then went on to Chico State and earned a bachelors degree in Philosophy in 1976. He was a lover of baseball and played throughout high...
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John Thomas Stewart, Jr.

April 25, 1925 - June 4, 2017

John T. Stewart of Pebble Beach passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 92 years of age. He was born in Westboro, MA on April 25, 1925. He attended public schools in Missouri and Ohio and served in the US Army during WWII, including time with the 75th Infantry Division in the European Theatre.After the war, John attended Washington University in St. Louis on the GI Bill,...
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Pedro Luis Flores-Morales

April 29, 1942 - June 1, 2017

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Jean Anne Patrick

April 4, 1938 - May 24, 2017

On May 24, 2017 beloved and inspirational teacher Jean Anne Patrick died. Anne was born April 4, 1938 in England. Her father was a plants man and horticulturalist. It was his love of flowers (especially roses) that influenced Anne to apply for admission to the Constance Spry Floral Design School in London. This was the starting point for her 22-year career as an instructor at the school. ...
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Florence Regina Sciuto

May 10, 1926 - May 23, 2017

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Geoffrey Patrick McBreen, Jr.

February 8, 1949 - May 23, 2017

In the Fall of 1963, Joyce and Geoffrey P. McBreen, Sr. headed west in a Ford Country Squire station wagon with their six children in tow, stopping just short of the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California. Geoff, Jr., the oldest of the McBreen clan, who was destined to become the most liberal of the McBreen children, was born on February 8, 1949 in New York, New York. Geoff attend high school at St....
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Paul J. Franklin, III

April 5, 1948 - May 17, 2017

Paul J. Franklin, III, a forty-year resident of the Monterey Peninsula, passed away in Monterey. He was many things to many people. Paul was a craftsman; not only a visual artist and painter but also a practitioner of Tai Chi and Baguo. He is remembered as a teacher, a student, a seeker of truth, a thinker and visionary and especially a great friend. He enjoyed giving and sharing his love...
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Steven Turner Sippel

May 11, 1964 - May 17, 2017

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Jean M. McKay

January 26, 1938 - May 15, 2017

Jean McKay, 79, died peacefully on Monday, May 15th from complications from Parkinson's Disease at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.She was born January 26, 1938 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Alex and Isabelle Hendry.It was in Glasgow that Jean met and fell in love with the man who would become her husband, Danny McKay. They were married on September 14th, 1957 and would spend a lifetime...
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Barbara Dodd Hylton

October 16, 1938 - May 14, 2017

Barbara Dodd (Bobbi) Hylton of Carmel, CA passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on May 14th from complications of leukemia, after courageously and gracefully battling the disease.Born in Virginia, she attended and graduated from The Johnston Willis School of Nursing in Richmond, VA. She and a close friend then moved to San Francisco, CA where Bobbi worked in Pediatrics at St. Luke...
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Madelyn Trotter

April 29, 1926 - May 12, 2017

Madelyn "Lee" Trotter, age 91 years old, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2017 at The Cottages of Carmel with her loving family at her bedside. Lee was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania on April 29th, 1926. Lee's parents, Dominic and Agatha Petruso, courageous immigrants from Palermo, Sicily, entered the United States through Ellis Island, New York in the early 1900's. As a child, Lee was...
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Lucille W. Fischer

October 26, 1935 - May 10, 2017

Lucille Warnock Fischer, age 81, died on Wednesday, May 10 at her Pacific Grove home after a prolonged illness. She was surrounded by members of her family. Born October 26, 1935 in Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., she was the only daughter of Edward and Margaret Warnock. She grew up in Brooklyn but left New York to attend Notre Dame College in suburban Baltimore where she met her beloved husband...
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Mary Kaufman

April 1, 1919 - May 9, 2017

Mary Kaufman, born Miriam Kruter, passed away on Tuesday, May 9th 2017 accompanied by the love of family and friends. Mary lived her life with zest and fortitude. She had a fervent love for her family, especially her great grandchildren, Zack, Max and Noa. Having survived the holocaust, she landed in New York, via Ellis Island. She admired the opportunities in her new country, and would lament....
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Dorte N. West

April 20, 1934 - May 4, 2017

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Elmer Ralph Wyllie

November 9, 1920 - April 27, 2017

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Ewell E. Cole

January 22, 1923 - April 25, 2017

Ewell was born one of seven siblings to Garrettson and Cora Cole in San Antonio, Texas. His father died suddenly when he was a young teenager, and life was meagre and challenging in the rural Depression Era South. In the run-up to World War II, he enlisted in the United States Navy to serve his country. He served mainly on the USS Concord which fortunately left Pearl Harbor a week or so before...
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Mary Margaret Jay

November 22, 1927 - April 24, 2017

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Willie Ethel Duncan Williams McCoin

May 7, 1927 - April 22, 2017

Willie Ethel Duncan Williams McCoin May 7, 1927 San Antonio, Texas - April 22,2017 Pacific Grove. Born and raised in San Antonio, Willie Ethel was a graduate of Prairie View A&M College, where she met her first husband, Winston A. Williams. In 1975, she married Holland McCoin (now deceased). She is survived by her children: Winston A. Williams, Jr. (Betty), Gary R. Williams (Diane), Donna...
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Manuel Faustino Soares

August 26, 1942 - April 22, 2017

Manuel passed away peacefully at home in Pacific Grove. He was the youngest of seven children born to Antonio Souza Soares and Maia dos Anjos Souza on the Island of Sao Jorge, Azores. He was very proud of his Portuguese heritage and very active in the Portuguese community. Manuel was president for four terms of the F.D.E.S of Monterey and two terms of Our Lady of Fatima Society of P.G. Manuel is...
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William Alexander McLennan

April 30, 1916 - April 21, 2017

Captain William A. McLennan (Retired) passed away on April 22, 2017 in Carmel. Dr. Bill McLennan was born April 30, 1916 in Duluth Minnesota to Alec and Ruth McLennan. He spent his childhood summers north of Duluth on his aunt's farm with his dog Ted, taking care of farm animals and riding his horse, Selam.He received both undergraduate and dental degrees (Class of 1939) from the University...
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William Francis Monahan

May 23, 1926 - April 21, 2017

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Anne M. Wagner

July 6, 1927 - April 19, 2017

Anne Marie "Nancy" Wagner, age 89, peacefully passed away on April 19th. Nancy wassurrounded by family and the soft and melodic sounds of "Danny Boy." Born on July 6, 1927, in Dublin Ireland, Nancy was one of five children of Joseph Murphy and Margaret "Mary" Kennedy. Nancy was a professionally trained actress and she played significant roles at both the Gaiety and Abbey theatre in Dublin,...
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Judy Child

October 30, 1940 - April 17, 2017

Judy Child of Carmel, California passed away peacefully at her home in Hacienda Carmel on April 17, 2017. Born "Judith Becker Wilson" October 30, 1940 in Seattle, Washington, her parents were Robert B. Wilson of Spokane, Washington and Constance Hoyt of New York, New York. Judy grew up in Portland, Oregon with her three sisters (Kassie Wilson, Genevieve Laxague and Mardi Chase) and her two...
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Stephen Michael Ponsiano

August 8, 1958 - April 17, 2017

August 8, 1958 ~ April 17 2017Stephen Michael Ponsiano was born in San Jose, California on August 8, 1948 to his parents, Joseph and Jacqueline Ponsiano. He moved to Pacific Grove in 1967, attending Lighthouse School, Pacific Grove High School and MPC. Growing up in Pacific Grove, Stephen joined Scouting, Pack and Troop 115, beginning with Cub, Webelos and Star and was proud of being an Order...
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Shirley Mae Gordano

November 13, 1931 - April 16, 2017

Shirley, a sixty-three resident of the Monterey Peninsula, was born in Bastrap, Louisiana. She worked as a waitress in many restaurants for forty-two years, she retired from the Clam Box Restaurant in Carmel where she worked with her two best friends, Ilene and Carolyn. Shirleyenjoyed playing bunco, going to Bible Study, attending Sunday Services and she loved cooking.Shirley was a passionate...
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Ottilie Sullivan

February 27, 1934 - April 16, 2017

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Allene Elizabeth Miller

July 5, 1921 - April 15, 2017

Allene Elizabeth Miller, age 95, of Lincoln Meadow Care Center, died on April 15. Born in Jefferson, Missouri to Henry and Helena Marlow-Sexton, she was married to Rex Miller, Sr. until his death on March 13, 1981. Allene moved to the Monterey Peninsula in the early 1940's. A member of the First Baptist Church of Pacific Grove, she sang in the church choir, served on the Deaconess's Board and...
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Helena Clemensen Briggs

July 17, 1927 - April 10, 2017

Helena "Clem" Briggs was born on July 17, 1927 in Santa Cruz, California and passed away on April 10, 2017. She is predeceased by her daughter Lori and survived by loving son Paul Briggs.Clem had a happy and joyous 22 year career as a special education teacher at the Salinas Union High School District.
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Elaine Suzanne Boddington

March 24, 1940 - April 3, 2017

Elaine Suzanne Boddington, born on Easter Day, March 24, 1940 to Hess and Tony Monte in San Jose, CA. Suzanne grew up in Willow Glen neighborhood working after school in her mother's dress shop on Lincoln Ave. Her doting father Tony, a WWII veteran, worked as a school bus driver. Her grandparents, Joe and Emily Monte owned a bakery/creamier in downtown San Jose (which is commemorated with a brick...
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Timothy Craig Morrow

March 10, 1953 - April 2, 2017

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Doris L. Rudolph

December 14, 1918 - March 27, 2017

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Marilyn Markle Tacker

July 15, 1930 - March 22, 2017

Marilyn Markle TackerJuly 15, 1930 to March 22, 2017Marilyn Markle Tacker was born July 15, 1930 in Port au Prince, Haiti where her mother, Eloise, and her father, Captain GL Markle, a US Navy chaplain, were stationed. In 1950 she was married in Honolulu, HI to her late husband, Joe Tacker of Corinth, MS who preceded her in death last August. Marilyn is a graduate of the all-girls Sullins...
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Jean Pells Fitton

August 14, 1922 - March 21, 2017

Jean Pells Fitton was born in Rhinebeck, NY, August 14, 1922, the daughter of Willis and Marion (Hamilton) Pells. After completing Rhinebeck High School in 1939, she attended Oberlin College, graduating in the spring of 1943 with a degree in English Literature. Upon graduation, she was employed as a passenger agent for United Airlines with assignments at Salt Lake City and Cleveland until 1945. ...
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Joan W. Hendrick

January 29, 1935 - March 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove, CA.
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Gloria Gloria Gullander

September 8, 1924 - March 17, 2017

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Felicisimo C. Camba

July 1, 1930 - March 17, 2017

Felicisimo C. CambaJuly 2, 1930 ~ March 17, 2017Marina Felicisimo "Feli" Camba , also lovingly known as "Pop" quietly passed away on March 17, 2017 with his family at his bedside. Born on July 1, 1930 in Bani, Panasinan, Philippines to Jose Catabay Camba and Rufina Credo Camba, Feli was the third of ten children.In 1948, he joined thousands of Filipinos who migrated to Guam to assist with...
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Ann Margaret Du Bets

January 15, 1921 - March 15, 2017

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Morris Grant Fisher

January 8, 1938 - March 13, 2017

After a brief battle with liver cancer, past Pacific Grove Mayor Morrie Fisher, 79, died in his home Monday, March 13, 2017 with family and friends close at his side. Morrie lived nearly all his life in Pacific Grove, attending Pacific Grove schools and graduated from Monterey Peninsula College. He honorably served his country aboard the aircraft carrier USS Bon Hom Richard, where he managed...
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Barbara Franceen Hornady

September 6, 1936 - March 12, 2017

Barbara (Roo) F. Hornady9/6/36 - 3/12/17Roo Hornady, born Barbara Franceen Farries Sept. 6, 1936 in Chicago, lived in Colorado, Nebraska, California and Missouri.After graduating from Webster Groves Missouri High School and Grinnell College she traveled through Europe for a year and then began a teaching career at Kirkwood Missouri High School while studying and performing dance and theater. She...
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Albertine Theresa Potter

October 15, 1929 - March 12, 2017

The "Queen" of Granite Street passed away peacefully in her home of many years, surrounded by her loving family. She overcame many physical obstacles later in life and was a warrior to the end.Albertine graduated from Pacific Grove High School and was one of the first women to graduate from MPC. She married the love of her life, Cecil Potter, in 1949. Together they shared fifty-two amazing years...
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James Edward Olsen

March 12, 1940 - March 11, 2017

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Ann Hodgson Clarke

October 22, 1928 - March 8, 2017

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Carol Elizabeth Forrest

May 7, 1954 - March 8, 2017

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