Mrs. John W. Edney Jr. of Pleasanton Ca, surrounded by her family passed away on March 30, 2018.
M. Carol Edney was born in Needham Ma. to Elizabeth and Scott Fader. Carol’s achievements in life were numerous, but she will be forever remembered as loving wife of 62 years a fierce mother of 6, and a stern and respected elementary school teacher. Carol was preceded in death by her 5 siblings, he...
We lost our beloved Barbara Simonson Hill tragically and far too soon on March 28, 2018. Barb was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 27, 1961 to parents Ray and Thelma Simonson and was raised with her sister Mary in nearby Fairfield.
In 1983, she earned a BS in Industrial Engineering at Purdue University. Proud to be an engineer like her dad, she started her career at Naval Avionics in Indianapol...
Alex V. Spotorno
Aug. 25, 1926 - March 26, 2018
Alex V. Spotorno passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018. A rancher in Pleasanton for almost 70 years, living on the family ranch established in 1867, he was highly respected in the industry for his expertise as well as the high quality of his cattle and lambs.
Alex was born in San Francisco, CA, son of Alexandre V. Spotorno and Isabel Marie Roberts. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII pilot...
Justin Meinert passed away Sunday morning, March 18th, in his childhood home in Pleasanton, surrounded by his loved ones, after a valiant 6-month battle with cancer. He touched many lives with his unique sense of humor and positive attitude. He was 37.
Justin was born in Hayward and grew up in Pleasanton. He graduated from Amador Valley High School, class of 1999. He earned his associates de...
Judy Ann Butler passed away on March 12, 2018, Born April 27, 1937 to the late Dorothy and Kenneth Bauer in Wichita, Kansas, the Sunflower State. Judy passed away at her home in Pleasanton CA, accompanied by her family during her sleep.
Judy was an extraordinary woman, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt and friend who taught us the meaning of kindness, giving, gentleness and love, something she...
Scott Kienhofer passed away peacefully and entered Heaven on March 12, 2018.
Scott was surrounded by loving family.
Scott was born and raised in Pleasanton, California. During that time, he attended Lydiksen Elementary, Hart Middle School and was currently a senior at Foothill High School.
Scottie recently developed a passion for fishing and loved spending the weekends at his family's cabi...
Antonio Silva, 92, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side.
He was born in Castelo Branco, Faial, Azores. In 1959, he immigrated with his wife to the United States from the Azores Islands in Portugal and settled in Pleasanton. He made his career as a carpenter, building furniture and cabinets. He worked for the Pleasanton Cabinet Shop for 23 years before becoming self...
Cecilia was born on December 20, 1931. She was the daughter of Jose and Emilia Andrade, Portuguese immigrants from the Azores Islands. The Portuguese culture of belief in The Lord was the foundation of the family's life. Cecilia grew up during the Great Depression, spending years on a dairy farm in Lemoore, California. She became involved with farm duties at an early age including milking cows...
Francis “Frank” DePiero passed away March 4, 2018 in Pleasanton, CA. Frank was born August 22, 1925 in Ashtabula, Ohio to Antonio DePiero, Bugnara, Italy and Francesca Ingorvata. Frank was the youngest of five brothers and four sisters, all of whom have preceded him in death. His first job was as a “hostler” with the Pennsylvania Railroad. He joined the Navy in WW-2 returning to the west...
Aug. 27, 1938 - March 3, 2018
Frank Lowenthal, longtime Pleasanton resident, passed away in his home surrounded by family after his battle with cancer.
Frank was born on August 27, 1938, in Breslau, Germany, shortly before his entire family escaped Nazi Germany, relocating first to British Honduras and then, in 1942, to New York City. His family seized every opportunity in their adopted country, and Frank personified th...
Richard (Dick) D. Williams, 75, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018 at his home in Pleasanton, CA.
Dick was born August 26, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Westmont, Illinois, the son of Clydell and Virginia Williams. Dick and his wife Carol (Vlietstra) were married on September 13, 1969.
Dick graduated from Trinity Evangelical Divinity Seminary in Deerfield, IL and eventually moved ...
A former long time resident of Pleasanton....
Charles Drew (Rusty) Tiedemann Jr, former longtime Pleasanton resident, proud father, loving family man, loyal friend, and talented salesman passed away unexpectedly at his home in Portland, OR, on February 7, 2018.
He was born on May 3, 1953, in Rumford, ME, to Marguerite and Charles Tiedemann Sr. Worried that people would call him “Carrot Top” due to his red hair, his Mom called him Rusty...
Oct. 2, 1929 - Jan. 17, 2018
Long time Pleasanton resident, Mary Chilton Potts Barlow, made The Inevitable Transition on January 17, 2018. She was 88 years old. “Chilli”, as she was known to friends and acquaintances, made the transition peacefully and gracefully, surrounded by the love and presence of her children and two generations of family.
Chilli was born in Harlingen, Texas on October 2, 1929 and grew up in sout...
John Eugene Holst
March 23, 1947 - Jan. 13, 2018
veteran, business, sports
Heaven gained an angel on Saturday, January 13, 2018 when John Eugene Holst, 70, a 30-year resident of Pleasanton, passed away. He was born in Newark, NJ and moved to the Bay Area with his family in 1982. He proudly gave his service to our country as a Vietnam Veteran. John was an avid San Jose Earthquakes and Golden State Warriors fan. He was a referee, coach and mentor for the Pleasanton Soccer ...
Pamela Sue Campion
Dec. 10, 1949 - Jan. 5, 2018
Pamela Campion died peacefully at home at the age of 68 following a quick battle with an aggressive cancer on Friday, January 5, 2018. She was surrounded by family and friends.
Pam was born December 10, 1949, in Modesto, Calif. She grew up in Sonora, Calif., spent 11 years in Downers Grove, Ill., and lived in Pleasanton since 1984.
A graduate of California State Sacramento and Sonora High Sc...