Our Obituaries

Laverne Bertha 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 Therese Hagey

January 25, 1930 - July 16, 2017

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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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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

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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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Lucillia E. Boyd

June 25, 1920 - March 5, 2017

Lucillia Bezerra BoydJune 25, 1920 ~ March 5, 2017Celebrating the life of Lucillia B. Boyd who was born in Guadalupe, California to Manuel S. and Marie (Avila) Bezerra. She passed away in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. In 1942, Lu graduated from Holy Names College in Oakland, California and then taught in the Oakland City School System. She married USN CWO Frank C. Boyd of Waynesville in 1944....
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Jo Ann McCormick

October 14, 1932 - March 2, 2017

Jo Ann McCormickOctober 14, 1932 ~ March 2, 2017 Jo Ann McCormick, a native of Silver Creek, NE, passed away peacefully. After attending the University of Nebraska, she and her husband, Richard L. McCormick, were married on August 31, 1952. Prior to Dick's retirement, Jo spent thirty years as a military wife living in the Territory of Alaska, Germany, and eleven different states. During this...
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Philip Nye Armstrong

May 31, 1924 - March 1, 2017

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Dianna Jeannene Olson

April 26, 1945 - February 25, 2017

Dianna Olson was born on April 26, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA to William Junior Brock and Marguerite Anna Brock. She was raised in Rialto, CA and pursued her nursing degree at San Bernardino Valley College. Although she largely spent her adult years as a wonderful homemaker and devoted wife/mom, Dianna used her RN credential to intermittently work in both a primary care office and skilled nursing...
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Kirsten M. Olsen

April 20, 1923 - February 23, 2017

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Irene B. Ham

January 21, 1934 - February 22, 2017

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Eleanor Odella Mallory

July 31, 1922 - February 20, 2017

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John Mitchell Hazdovac

November 12, 1930 - February 20, 2017

John Mitchell HazdovacNovember 12, 1930 ~ February 20, 2017MontereyJohn M. Hazdovac, a Monterey native, passed away at his home. He was proud of the fact he began working at the age of 9 at his parents fish market, Hazdovac Fish Market, on Fisherman's Wharf. After graduating from Monterey High School, he served in the US Army during the Korean War.John was successful in multiple industry's...
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Katherine Jane Ross

July 14, 1954 - February 18, 2017

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Seth and Ellen Potter

July 26, 1922 - February 15, 2017

A joint celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 8th, for longtime residents of Carmel, Seth Joseph Potter (July 1922 - February 15th 2017), and his bride of 69 years and love of his life Ellen Louise Potter , known to all as "Jimmie" (November 1924 - December 2015). To their friends and family, they were always known as "Seth and Jimmie". Their memorial service will begin on April 8th...
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Rose Christine Orlando

December 26, 1915 - February 15, 2017

On a beautiful sunny morning on February 15, 2017, in her own home my mother, Rose Orlando, left this world peacefully into the waiting arms of her loving God. She had a full life and wanted to join her husband, her parents, and her siblings who had gone before her. Rose had six sisters and one brother. A native of San Jose, California, Rose was 101 years of age.In 1938, Rose married the love of...
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Anthony F. Hall

September 26, 1928 - February 11, 2017

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Susan Jane DeSantis

April 1, 1949 - February 10, 2017

Susan Trapkus DeSantisApril 1, 1949 - February 10, 2017San Francisco, CaliforniaSusan Trapkus DeSantis passed away suddenly on February 10 in San Francisco, CA. She is survived by her mother, Marjorie Trapkus, of Carmel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated next Friday, March 3 at 10 am at Blessed Sacrament Chapel of Carmel Mission in Carmel. Arrangements under the direction of The Paul...
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Virginia H. Dunne

April 10, 1924 - February 10, 2017

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Herman Wade

April 11, 1919 - February 7, 2017

Herman Wade met the Lord on Feb 7th, 2017 at the age of 97. He was born in Lingleville, TX on April 11, 1919, the 4th of 7 children. He met and married Elfretta MGill in 1939 in Kermit, TX, where he worked as an independent trucker for over 45 years. They had one child, Herman Wayne Wade. Herman was a hard worker and great provider for his family. His warm smile and support will always be...
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Joseph Paul Fournier

April 12, 1922 - February 5, 2017

Joseph Paul FournierApril 12, 1922 ~ February 5, 2017Pebble BeachJoseph P. Fournier, a fifty-five year Monterey Peninsula resident and a native of Keesville, New York, passed away at his home. He served in the US Army for twenty years retiring as a Sergeant First Class. He then began his second career as a Realtor-Broker and was very active with the local Board of Realtors. Joseph received...
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Harris A. Taylor

February 5, 1921 - February 3, 2017

Harris Taylor peacefully passed away at his home in Carmel at the age of 95. He was two days shy of his 96th birthday. Harris was born in Walla Walla, Washington in 1921. He was one of four brothers, two of which also followed his footsteps into public education. Harris graduated from Eastern Washington College with a degree in education. He played football and ran track during all four years...
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Agnes Fraser Gump

March 24, 1916 - February 2, 2017

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Robert Stewart Harrell

August 10, 1927 - February 2, 2017

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Mercedes Marcelle Brown

June 12, 1930 - January 31, 2017

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Barbara Dalmon Casey

August 14, 1928 - January 27, 2017

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Thomas Donald Williams

June 20, 1941 - January 26, 2017

On Thursday, January 26, 2017, Thomas Donald Williams passed away peacefully in his Monterey home. Tom is survived by his loving wife Jane Williams; his younger sister Kay Terry who lives in Citrus Heights, California; his son Brian Williams (wife Amy) who lives in Nashville, Tennessee; his daughter Sasha Brown (husband Clint) who lives in Dallas, Texas; his stepson Jimmy Lieder who lives in...
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Mary Avila Rodrigues

April 10, 1919 - January 24, 2017

Mary Avila RodriguesApril 10, 1919 ~ January 24, 2017Pacific GroveA native of Stratford, California, Mary has been a Pacific Grove resident for seventy-four years. She retired as a Payroll Clerk at Ft. Ord after a career spanning thirty-five years. Mary was a parishioner at St. Merici Catholic Church for seventy-four years where she was a member of Catholic Daughters of America, Court St....
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Susan Avery Edeen

November 26, 1943 - January 24, 2017

Susan Avery EdeenNovember 26, 1943 ~ January 24, 2017Pacific GroveSusan Avery Edeen, age 73, died peacefully at home on January 24th, 2017. Susan was born November 26, 1943 in Washington DC, to Marie Lehman Avery of Alberta, Canada and William Byron Avery III of Aurora, New York. Together with her husband, Susan worked as a freelanced graphic designer. Susan was truly one of a kind. Her unique...
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Bryan Gordon Toderick

December 16, 1953 - January 23, 2017

Bryan Gordon ToderickDecember 16, 1953 ~ January 23, 2017It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Bryan. A native of Welland, Ontario, Canada, Bryan was the loving husband of Michelle Toderick, father of Breanne (24) and Zach Toderick (11), Sarah Toderick, and Tiffany Greenholz. He is also survived by his father, Frank Toderick, his grandchildren, numerous siblings, aunts,...
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Jill Wiley Lee

February 25, 1927 - January 23, 2017

Jill Mitchell Wiley Lee passed from this life on January 23, 2017, just shy of her 90th birthday and with a bridge game planned for the next day.A southern gal to the end, Jill's life was a rich tapestry of adventures and destinations. Born in Ohio in 1927, she recounts some of her more formative years in Sea Island, Georgia, with her mother Rose Mary Wiley, father Dwight Mitchell Wiley, and...
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Natalie Lerner Norwick

June 7, 1924 - January 21, 2017

Natalie Lerner NorwickJune 7, 1924 - January 21, 2017When she and her husband first opened their men's clothing store on the Monterey Peninsula in the 1950s and funds were tight, Natalie Norwick tapped one of her God-given gifts to earn some extra money: baking.A native of Philadelphia and frequent traveler to New York City as a young woman, Norwick - known as Nan by her friends and relatives -...
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Yasuko Ono Nishimura

February 8, 1927 - January 18, 2017

Yasuko Ono NishimuraFebruary 8, 1927 ~ January 18, 2017Pebble BeachYasuko was born on February 8, 1927 in Osaka, Japan. She passed away peacefully at home on January 18, 2017. She leaves behind her daughter, Irene, and her son, Edward. Her husband, Thomas, passed away in 1997.Yasuko enjoyed reading, writing letters in kanji, playing the piano and koto, singing and listening to music. She was...
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Mary Jean Davis

September 8, 1934 - January 16, 2017

Mary Jean Davis loving wife of Andrew John, beloved mother of Joseph, Andrew, Karrilyn, and Jeannine, Preceded in death by daughter, Olivia, and son, Philip. She is survived by brother, Joseph, sisters, Olivia and Lauranne. Preceded in death by sister, Rosetta. Services and receptions will be held on Saturday January 21st at 12 noon at Calvary Chapel, 3001 Hwy 68. Arrangements under the...
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Nancy Williams Mitchell

March 19, 1922 - January 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove, CA.
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Paul P. Ventura

September 7, 1923 - January 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove, CA.
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Eli Lewis Tucker, Jr.

December 7, 1933 - January 14, 2017

Eli "Bud" TuckerDecember 7, 1933 ~ January 14, 2017Pacific GroveIn loving memory of Bud Tucker. Bud Tucker, a native of Topeka, Kansas, first came to California in the spring of 1940. While in elementary school, he played the violin becoming the second chair. He progressed to the point that he played with the Los Angeles Junior Orchestra. The family moved to Oregon in 1947 and then back to...
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Phil Stanley Wood

May 25, 1945 - January 13, 2017

Phil Stanley "Stan" WoodMay 25, 1945 ~ January 13, 2017Corral de TierraStan Wood died on January 13, 2017 at the age of 71. Born in Sierra Madre, California and raised in Long Beach, CA, he ran a successful coin laundry business called Coin Meter West. Stan was a member of the Long Beach Yacht Club, the Tuna Club, and Rotary Club. He enjoyed skiing and sailing in his younger years, and even...
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Bonnie Kiyoko Phillips

July 7, 1927 - January 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove, CA.
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Eileen Edith Whitney

June 27, 1925 - January 11, 2017

Eileen Edith Silverie Whitney, a resident of Harcienda Carmel in Carmel, California, died at the age of 91. She was born June 27, 1925 to her parents, Sidney and Dorothy Barson, in Leicester, England. Her father was a Sargent Major in the Coldstream Guard for England and Eileen followed by becoming a part of the Woman's Land Army at 18. During World War II, she married a US GI, Daniel Silverie,...
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Nancy Lee Hanawi Goodman

June 3, 1933 - January 10, 2017

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