Our Obituaries

Evelyn B. Rianda

August 11, 1923 - November 17, 2017

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Pamela Lynn Silva

October 28, 1942 - November 16, 2017

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Edward Robert Watson

May 27, 1925 - November 16, 2017

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Valentina Rumyantseva

October 30, 1925 - November 15, 2017

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Georgena Edgin

June 11, 1927 - November 15, 2017

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Thomas Patrick Davies

May 14, 1923 - November 9, 2017

On November 9, 2017, Thomas Patrick Davies left this world for Heaven. His faith in God and trust in His word was the guidepost of his life and hope for the future.Tom was born in Detroit, Michigan, on May 14th, 1923, to a Welsh immigrant (Horace Andrew Davies), who became the Treasurer for the Chrysler Corporation, and a PE teacher from Black River Falls, Wisconsin (Mary Louise Dunn). Tom grew...
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Mary Len Wartenberg

November 27, 1924 - November 9, 2017

Mary Len (M.L.) Wartenberg (nee Cerney) Nov. 27, 1924 - Nov. 9, 2017Mary Len (M.L.) Wartenberg passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, after a lengthy illness. M.L. lived on the Monterey Peninsula for most of her life, and had been a resident of Forest Hill Manor since 2011. She was our beloved, compassionate, and tireless friend, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, mother (6 kids), mother-in...
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Rj Thomas Harper, Jr.

August 30, 1956 - November 8, 2017

Robert "RJ" HarperRJ Harper, 61, (Robert T. Harper, Jr) passed away, Nov. 8, 2017 after a 14 month battle with pancreatic cancer. RJ, who grew up known as Bobby, was born August 30, 1956 to Yolanda Talassio Harper (Hall) and Robert T. Harper, in Memphis, TN. While life was not easy in south Memphis, young Bobby excelled both in the classroom and in all sports. RJ received a full athletic...
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Sung Gi Min

February 16, 1930 - November 7, 2017

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Donald Lyons Marlette

December 1, 1925 - November 7, 2017

Donald Lyons Marlette was born December 1, 1925, to George Henry and Mary 'Mame" Marlette in Stockton, California. After Victory School and Stockton High School, Don attended College of the Pacific until enlisting in the Navy in 1942. Don served in the North Pacific, patrolling the Aleutian Islands. He was privileged to witness the Victory Ceremony in Tokyo Bay September 2, 1945.Upon his return...
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Jane Lesley Crotser

March 10, 1946 - November 6, 2017

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Ardiste R. Ladin

June 30, 1922 - November 4, 2017

Ardi continued on her travels on Saturday, November 4th. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jack and Bessie Rosenthal. She grew up and met Burt Reis there and they were married in 1941. After the war, Mom and Dad moved to Alexandria, Virginia, where their daughter Meryl was born in 1947. Shortly after, they picked up roots again, this time heading west, all the way to the west coast. They...
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James David Messersmith

September 14, 1931 - November 4, 2017

James David MessersmithSeptember 14, 1931 ~ November 4, 2017Pacific GroveJames "Jim" D. Messersmith, a native of Paintsville, Kentucky, passed away peacefully at home after several months of battling liver cancer. He was a 1949 graduate of Stephen W. Kearny Junior-Senior High School in San Diego and received both his Bachelor's (1953) and Master's Degrees (1955) in Fisheries from Oregon State...
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Arnold M. Rosenwald

July 23, 1925 - October 31, 2017

Arnold M. (Arnie) Rosenwald, 92, a retired standards engineer, safety coordinator and Air Force Veteran, passed away Tuesday, October 31 in Pacific Grove.Arnie was born July 23, 1925, in Boston, Mass.In 1964, his family of four voyaged west to explore new horizons. After a rewarding 25 years in Silicon Valley, (20 years of which serving Varian & Assoc.) Arnie and Sally / Soralie, (wife of 51...
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Donald Lee Lucas

March 13, 1934 - October 30, 2017

Don LucasMarch 13, 1934 - October 30, 2017Pebble BeachDonald L. Lucas, a highly successful former owner of many automobile dealerships and a major benefactor to various educational and cultural organizations, died Monday at his home in Pebble Beach. He was 83. His death was confirmed by his wife of 61 years, Sally Lucas.While a student at San Jose State University, he bought and sold used cars...
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Debbie Christine Newell

October 14, 1956 - October 28, 2017

Debra (Debbie) Christine Newell, a lifelong resident of Monterey County, passed away unexpectedly on October 28, 2017. Debbie grew up in Pacific Grove, where she attended St. Angela's Grammar School and Pacific Grove High School. She worked for the Herald as a young woman, and went on to become a medical transcriptionist, working for many doctors across the peninsula for decades. She was preceded...
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Marilyn Mae Mitchel

January 29, 1927 - October 26, 2017

Marilyn Mae MitchelMarilyn Mae Mitchel diedpeacefully on October26, 2017. She wasborn Marilyn MaeGetzelman inHampshire, II onJanuary 29, 1927. Shewas the second childand grew up on afarm with 6 brothers.Farm life was neverher choice, so she trained to be a nurse inMadison WI and practiced nursing for severalyears. She met Robert F. Mitchel on a blinddate while in school in Madison and theymarried...
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Susanne Marie Polden

June 20, 1922 - October 26, 2017

Susanne Marie (Sue) Polden a longtime Monterey educator and resident of Pacific Grove passed away on October 26, 2017, after a short illness. She just celebrated her 95th birthday in June of 2017. Born in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, to John and Susan Simpkin, she grew up with her siblings: Margaret (a Sister of Loretta), Elizabeth, Nora and Jack. She was preceded in death by her parents and...
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James D. Long

April 15, 1928 - October 26, 2017

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Mel Laurance Cantor

May 20, 1938 - October 26, 2017

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Cyrus Falconer Fitton

October 28, 1921 - October 24, 2017

Captain Cyrus Falconer Fitton (USN RET) passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at home in Carmel, California. Cy was born in Hamilton, Ohio on October 28, 1921, and was the son of Don and Nannie (Vaden) Fitton. He graduated from Fairfield Township High School and attended Oberlin College. His studies were interrupted by WW II, but he went on to receive his BA & MS degrees from George...
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Helen Morphet

December 1, 1936 - October 23, 2017

Helen Jaques Morphet, a resident of Monterey, was born December 1, 1936, and went to her heavenly home October 23, 2017, following a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.She was born in Monterey and graduated from Monterey Union High School in 1954. Following attendance at the College of the Pacific she became a licensed X-ray technician and a medical transcriptionist and worked in...
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William Louis Askew

May 6, 1927 - October 21, 2017

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Georgia Lee Hollister

January 9, 1942 - October 20, 2017

Georgia Lee Hollister, beloved wife of Ted Hollister, passed away on October 20 after a two-year-long illness. Always brave and steadfast, Georgia battled her illness with the grace and composure that she had lived her entire life. Georgia spent her childhood and early life in Crawford, Nebraska, a small farming community. She graduated from high school with her twenty-eight classmates in 1960...
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Jean Bown

October 6, 1929 - October 14, 2017

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Joan Paschall Richards

October 19, 1934 - October 12, 2017

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Elizabeth Muller

October 31, 1915 - October 11, 2017

Elizabeth Muller, nee Steiner, passed away last week at the Carmel Valley Manor, just three weeks short of her 102nd birthday.Mrs. Muller was born in Horazdovice, a small town in what is now the Czech Republic and was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. She moved to Prague with her family as a teenager. Mrs. Muller escaped from Nazi-occupied Prague early in 1941, traveling alone. Her...
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Hans Ekkehard Rogge

October 24, 1928 - October 9, 2017

Hans Ekkehard Rogge, resident of Pacific Grove for 69 years, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, October 9. Born on October 24, 1928 in Bremen, Germany, Hans endured and survived WWII in his youth after which he emigrated to the United States at the age of 20. Like many immigrants of his time, Hans arrived in New York City with empty pockets after paying for his passage from Europe. ...
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Asta Beckstrom Johnson

May 27, 1920 - October 7, 2017

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William Warren Taylor

August 25, 1925 - October 6, 2017

William Warren TaylorAugust 8, 1925-October 6, 2017William Warren Taylor, known to most as Warren and to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren as "Poppy," passed away peacefully with his daughter, Nicki, by his side on October 6th, 2017. Warren was a recent resident at Merrill Gardens in Monterey along with his wife of 71 years, Norma. Previously, the Taylors resided for many years in San...
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Frank Henry Klahn

June 1, 1959 - October 5, 2017

Frank H. Klahn, longtime resident of Pacific Grove, passed away from complications following surgery at the Community Hospital of Monterey, CA on October 5, 2017. Born June 1, 1959 at Fort Kobbe, Panama Canal Zone, to Francis Klahn and Maria Elena Trigo Klahn, he is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Irina; his mother; his brothers Xavier, Rene, and Luis Candia; and many cousins, nieces...
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Harry Lawrence Wilsey

August 17, 1923 - October 3, 2017

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Ruth Pryer Hardisty

September 22, 1927 - October 1, 2017

Ruth Kathryn Pryer HardistySeptember 22, 1927 ~ October 1, 2017Ruth Kathryn Pryer Hardisty, of Carmel Valley, CA passed away peacefully in Carmel on October 1st at the age of 90 with her family by her side. Ruth was born on September 22, 1927 in Taft, California to John and Kathryn Tregea and was proud to be a fourth generation Californian. Ruth grew up in Kern county California where she helped...
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Thora T. Purdom

November 1, 1925 - September 28, 2017

Thora T. Purdom, 91, a former resident of Pebble Beach and Corral De Tierra passed away peacefully at The Park Lane Memory Care Facility after a brave battle against Alzheimer's Disease. Thora was born in Chaing Rai, Thailand, one of ten children born to Bertel and Pimpa Thorangul and was the last surviving child of the family. She spent her childhood years between Chaing Rai and Chaing Mai,...
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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

Gary Elbert CowenJanuary 30, 1951 - September 15th, 2017.Gary passed away peacefully at his home in Elkhorn, Friday, September 15th at the age of 66, surrounded by the ones he loved the most in life; his wife Patricia of 42 years, his three beautiful daughters, his two loving son in-laws, his two energetic grandchildren and his devoted yellow lab by his side. Gary was born the 4th of 6 children,...
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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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