It was with heavy heart that we whispered goodbye to our Nancy Olive on Thursday, November 5, 2015.
A fourth generation Californian, Nancy was born to Madelyne and Lossie Leo Hays on April Fools Day 1937. The youngest of three sisters, she was raised in Santa Rosa and Oakland, California, graduating from Oakland High in 1955. Marrying Fred Henninger in 1956, they moved to Pleasanton in 1968 whe...
Margaret Perri passed away in Walnut Creek, CA, at the age of 91. Born in Detroit, Michigan, on Feb. 22, 1924, later migrating to California.
She received her AA Degree from DeAnza College in 1973 and became a Student Teacher, Administrator for Alpine Travel in Saratoga and worked as a Conciege at Nordstrom in San Jose.
She is survived by her Brother, Harvey Passanisi (Beverly Passanisi) ...
Patricia (Paddie) Millard passed away peacefully in Modesto, CA on Oct. 17, 2015 after a long illness. Paddie was born in San Francisco on July 7, 1936. She is survived by her many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jack B. Millard. Paddie and Jack raised their large family in Pleasanton, California....
Aug. 23, 1930 - Sept. 4, 2015
The life of Barbara Fracisco Mertes, the driving force to establish Las Positas College in Livermore, will be celebrated in the building named in her honor, The Barbara Fracisco Mertes Center for the Performing Arts, on the Las Positas campus.
The building was named in her honor when it was dedicated in October 2010.
She was born and grew up in Livermore, attending St. Michael School and...
Muriel Marion (DeMoussett) Spoerlein, age 80, of Vacaville died quietly on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, around the time she would normally attend mass at Brookdale Vacaville Leisure Town (formerly Merrill Gardens) where she called home. She had suffered a major stroke a few days earlier which led to her death.
Muriel was the first born child born March 14, 1935, in San Ramon, California to Edward J...
Mary Kramar Dana passed away on Aug. 27 at her home on Mohr Avenue, Pleasanton, at age 83, following a long illness.
Mary married Gene Dana in 1950, and was the proud mother of four children, Glen of Roswell, NM; Donna of Newman, CA; Sandy of Ft. Collins, CO; and Daryl of Pleasanton, all of whom married happily and gave Mary a total of 10 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren who were ...
A Celebration of Alice Ann Cantelow, one of God's very faithful servants and the founder of Shepherd's Gate, has begun in Heaven! After a very long illness, she passed away in Port Townsend, Washington, surrounded by family. She was 91.
Alice Ann was dearly loved and respected by so many. She touched everyone she met with her enthusiasm for life, fun nature, passion for the natural world, and...
Chris Harold Hokanson, Ph.D., a resident of Marion, Alabama and former Pleasanton resident, passed away Aug. 15 in Boston, Massachusetts, at age 42 from amyloidosis stemming from multiple myeloma (blood plasma cancer).
Born in Castro Valley, California, Chris grew up in Pleasanton, graduating as Co-Valedictorian of Amador Valley High School in 1991. He graduated with honors in English from Sta...
Renata Giulia Buteau, 88, a 20-year resident of Pleasanton, passed away on Aug. 8, 2015 in her home of natural causes.
She was born April 26, 1927 in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband in the early 60's. She raised a family of five in Fremont, California, and was an expert homemaker. She loved the sun and the beach and enjoyed movies and game shows...
Randy Collins, 59, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Pleasanton, California after an eight-month battle with lung cancer.
Born in Seattle, Washington to Ronald George Collins and Lola Edith Irene St. Cyr Collins, Randy grew up in San Bruno. He moved to San Jose to start his engineering
career, and later moved to Pleasanton to raise his family. Randy began his career in high tech while atte...
Dixie Kamp, 91-year-old long time Pleasanton resident, passed away peacefully on July 24 surrounded by three generations of her family. She was married to Everett Andy Kamp (deceased) and had three daughters, Karen MacDonough (Tom), Betsy Miller, and Donna McMillion (George); six grandchildren, Sarah Borjon, Kelly McMillion Hankins, Suzanne MacDonough-Foure, Scott MacDonough, Charles Miller, and G...
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 at St. Augustine's Church, 3999 Bernal Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Bill is survived by his two adoring daughters, Hannah Rose Chrysty and Mia Laurel Chrysty of Pleasanton, CA, his mother Barbara Chrysty, sister Carol Gary and her family of AZ.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Hannah and Mia Chrysty College...
John L Janowski
April 17, 1946 - June 12, 2015
public service, veteran
John passed away on Friday, June 12 after a hard fought, 3 year battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side.
John was born in Oakland CA and graduated in 1964 from Skyline High School in Oakland. He attended Cabrillo College before enlisting in the Marines and fighting in the Vietnam War from 1966-1968 where he was the recipient of 3 Purple Hearts.
Roland Gerald Garrido of Danville, California, was unexpectedly called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, June 11 due to cardiac arrest. He will be remembered for his generous giving spirit, quick and keen humor, and wondrous joy of life.
Roland was born on April 8, 1949, in Barrigada, Guam, to Jesus and Mathilda Garrido (both deceased). When he was three years old,...
April 22, 1945 - June 10, 2015
public service, business, veteran
Alan Godfrey Hugunin, 70, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at his home in Pleasanton, CA. He was born on April 22, 1945, in Janesville, WI, to Roy John and Eva Godfrey Hugunin.
Alan grew up on the family farm in Janesville, WI. He graduated Janesville Senior High School where he was the captain of the football team and won many horse pulling competitions. Alan ...
Jan. 28, 1922 - June 5, 2015
Bernice Art passed away peacefully from complications of surgery on June 5, 2015. She was a most remarkable woman. Wherever she went, she made friends. She knew everyone and everyone liked her.
She was born in Chicago in January, 1922 and lived through many bitterly cold winters and the Great Depression. She was college educated, a rarity in her time, and she worked many years as an administra...
Ralph Luther Williams
July 11, 1933 - June 1, 2015
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California
Our loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Ralph Luther Williams Jr., age 81, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015, in Santa Clara, California. He was born on July 11, 1933, in Grants, New Mexico, to Ralph Luther Williams Sr. and Avah Jane McGehee.
Always a storyteller, Ralph loved to share that he was born on an Indian Reservation in a chicken coop and grew up with bright r...