John “Jack” William Bordes, age 75, passed away on June 2, 2019 in Meridian, Idaho. Born and raised in Livermore, California, he was the son of Mary and William "Bill" Bordes.
John leaves his wife of 47 years, Nancy Bordes, their son, Jeffery Bordes and his wife Tarrina, daughter Amy Vandagriff and her husband David, son Christopher Bordes and his wife Shannon, and 9 grandchildren: Kaylee,...
Kathryn Anne Foley passed away peacefully with her husband of 54 years by her side on 5-31-2019 of ovarian cancer. She was born August 6th, 1943 in Newark New Jersey. She was the only child of Ernie and Peggy Simpson growing up and living the normal ‘50s childhood in New Jersey. She was adored by her father who wrote many touching letters to her while he was away during the war. After gradua...
Arlene Walker passed away on Thursday, May 30 after a 5-year battle with cancer. She was an inspiration to many who knew her with her continued generosity and positive approach to life, even during the worst times of her illness.
Arlene was born in Santa Barbara, CA and then moved to Atascadero, CA where she graduated from Atascadero High School. Arlene went on to have a successful career with IB...
Marilyn Lee Athenour passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019 at the age of 90. She touched many lives with her gentle and caring spirit. She was an amazing mom, wife, grandma, aunt, neighbor, and friend.
A native of Livermore, Marilyn graduated from Livermore High School in 1947, and maintained lifelong friendships with many of her high school friends. Shortly after graduating, she married Ralph Va...
Daniel Francis Brown, a long-time resident of Pleasanton, CA, peacefully passed away from heart failure on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the VA Hospital in Palo Alto. He was 89 years young.
Dan was aware that he had completed all that was required of him on earth. He was in no pain, and just before he passed, Dan opened his eyes and saw that his immediate family was with him, namely his siste...
Carmen Peterson, 79, passed away peacefully in her Pleasanton home Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Born in 1939 in Santa Paula, CA, Carmen was 1 of 7 children of Narcisa and Geronimo Garcia. Her family relocated to Pleasanton during her toddler years and she attended Pleasanton Elementary and Amador Valley High School. She graduated in 1958 after 4 years of playing field hockey and being a pom pom girl...
Timothy Andrew McCarthy, nicknamed “Father Tim” for his poignant prayers, went home to be with Jesus on May 12, 2019 after battling cancer. He was 67.
He died at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto while undergoing a stem cell transplant to battle Hodgkins Lymphoma.
Tim enjoyed golfing as well as restoring classic cars and marched for years with the Balloon Platoon of Pleasanton. He found joy i...
Anne Marie Tadlock passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Sunol Creek Memory Care in Pleasanton, CA at the age of 78.
Anne Marie was born on April 21, 1941 to Doris and Vincent Lariviere of Southbridge Massachusetts. She was a 1959 graduate of Notre Dame High School.
At the age of 19, she moved out west to San Francisco to pursue a career as a flight attendant. However, that never materia...
Mark Anthony Tierney passed away peacefully on Friday, May 3, 2019 surrounded by his family. Mark was born on December 30, 1972 in Livermore, CA to parents, James and Tally Rose Tierney, and grew up in Pleasanton. He graduated from Cal State Hayward with a degree in history and later earned his teaching credential from Chico State. Mark taught eighth grade history at Hart Middle School in Pleasant...
Aug. 8, 1923 - May 1, 2019
Marie Boss, 95, died peacefully with her daughters by her side. Born in San Francisco to Theophile and Caroline Cerles, she grew up in Orland, attended Dominican College, and was a long-time teacher.
Marie loved music, art, travel, people, and life.
She is survived by beloved family: daughters Judy Del Tredici, Nicki Sauer; grandchildren Tom (Delanie), Christina (Ken), Lisa (John), Mi...
William M. Glover, Jr (Bill) passed away peacefully in Walnut Creek, California on Wednesday,May 1, 2019.
Bill was born August 27, 1929 in Omaha,Nebraska to William M. Glover, Sr. and Harriet Ann Lawson. He was raised in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, where he graduated from Mission High School in 1949. Following high school, while visiting the soda fountain at Woolworth’s in ...
Gary Allen Wright
June 30, 1940 - April 27, 2019
veteran, public service
GARY ALLEN WRIGHT OF PLEASANTON PASSED AWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH. GARY WAS BORN ON JUNE 30TH, 1940 AT MERRITT HOSPITAL IN OAKLAND. HE GRADUATED FROM CASTLEMONT HIGH SCHOOL IN 1958 & PROUDLY SERVED IN THE US MARINE CORP FROM 1958-1961.
GARY IS SURVIVED BY HIS LOVING WIFE, DIANE; 4 DAUGHTERS, KATHY RATHJEN, JANET WRIGHT, LISA HUDSON & ASHLI HUDSON; SON, BRIAN ALLEN WRIGHT; & 2 GRANDDAUGHTERS, BR...
Longtime Pleasanton resident Margaret “Sue” Vierk left behind her devoted husband Stanley and family on April 22, 2019, after a feisty, hard-fought battle with vascular dementia.
Sue was born in 1935 to Dorothy and Dr. Eugene Powell, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the only girl after five older brothers. Her stories about her brothers’ mischief kept our family laughing for years. Her saucy wit an...
Ronald Robert Wing
Nov. 26, 1948 - April 21, 2019
Ron “mosquito bite” Wing, formerly of Pleasanton, departed this life on Easter Sunday, 2019; he was 70 years of age. Ron started in the family farming business at an early age, and was known for his mechanical and welding skills. He was retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Ron graduated from Amador Union High School in 1966, and studied Automotive Technology at Chabot College....
It is with great sadness that the family of Orville “Ole” Clifford Olesen announces his passing at his home after a brief illness on Sunday April 21, 2019, at the age of 95 years. He was a long time Pleasanton resident and touched many lives with his outgoing personality, positive outlook on life and generous spirit.
Orville was the 11th child of Ole C. Olesen and Christina (Hendrickson) O...
Wilda Kay D'Arcy
March 19, 1947 - April 16, 2019
Wilda passed away at home with her family by her side after a battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Robert, her two daughters, Melanie and Natalie, stepchildren Michael and Michelle, and six grandchildren. She was born in Newton, Kansas, to William Darney and Naomi Jean Minard, and grew up in San Francisco. She held office positions at Orchard Supply, Linford Heating and ...
May 24, 1946 - April 15, 2019
Donald passed away peacefully on April 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He grew up in Grafton, North Dakota, the son of Walter and Edith Coulthart, and was a resident of Pleasanton, CA for 35 years. He had a wonderful sense of humor, and a kind and caring spirit. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him and his departure will leave a big hole in the hearts of all the people who lo...
Feb. 9, 1994 - April 13, 2019
Erik Keith Woodward died unexpectedly Saturday, April 13, 2019 when he was accidentally struck by a vehicle near his Napa home. He was 25.
Erik was born to proud parents, Denise and Fred Woodward, on February 9, 1994, in Fremont, CA. He was welcomed by his excited big brothers, Shane and CJ.
The family moved to Pleasanton when Erik was 5 years old, living near Lydiksen Elementary School, whi...
Duane Norman passed away on April 13th, 2019 in Pleasanton, CA at the age of 88. He touched many lives with his outgoing spirit, kindness and generosity and will be greatly missed.
Born on a farm in Kindred, North Dakota on February 14th, 1931 to parents Arnold Norman and Clara Bergh, Duane was the oldest of three children. The family moved to California in 1936 and settled in Hayward. Duane...