Paid Obituaries

Gwendolyn Williams
May 28, 1933 - December 10, 2014

Gwen Williams went to be with the Lord on December 10, 2014.  She was born in Glendale Ca., and spent her married life in La Crescenta, Ca.   Gwen met her future husband Harry at The Verdugo Hills Swimming Pool in Glendale, Ca. when they were 12 years old.  They dated through...

Gayl Ayres Trent<br/>June 15, 1928 - December 5, 2014

Gayl Ayres Trent
June 15, 1928 - December 5, 2014

Gayl Ayres Trent was called home to be with our Lord Friday evening. She passed away peacefully with her daughter Teri, son-in-law Douglas, niece Kathy and her loyal canine companion "Charlie" by her side.

Jeri Lynne Buliavac<br/>May 12, 1964 - December 7, 2014

Jeri Lynne Buliavac
May 12, 1964 - December 7, 2014

Jeri was born in Burbank, CA to Richard & Jean Andersen.  She lived with her family, including her older sister Jackie and younger brother Steve, in North Hollywood until the age of 13 when her family moved to Burbank.  Jeri graduated from John Burroughs High School in 1982.  She...

Pearl Joyce Turpin<br/>October 26, 1937 - November 27, 2014

Pearl Joyce Turpin
October 26, 1937 - November 27, 2014

Pearl Joyce Turpin, wife, sister, daughter, mother and “grammy,” hat aficionada, purveyor of books, collector of unique objects, and loving friend to all that knew her, passed from this life at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Thanksgiving night, November 27, 2014 at the age...

Dorothy Irene Gibson
February 16, 1920 - December 2, 2014

Dorothy Irene Gibson, age 94, died at West Hills Hospital in West Hills, CA, on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Dorothy was born February 16, 1920, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She lived a multi-faceted life as an entertainer and wife of cowboy-western movie star Hoot Gibson. 

John Albert Spear</br> January 3, 1925 - November 23, 2014

John Albert Spear
January 3, 1925 - November 23, 2014

John Spear, a longtime resident of Glendale, California, peacefully entered the Kingdom of Heaven on November 23, 2014, ending a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer.

Mary Maxine Ranshaw
November 3, 1924 - December 1, 2014

Mary “Maxine” Ranshaw, age 90, passed away peacefully at her Burbank home on December 1, 2014. She was born on November 3, 1924, in Salem, Oregon, as the only child of Herbert and Mabel Kinsman.  Several years later the family moved to Glendale. 

Raymond T. Clark<br/>March 4, 1922 - November 20, 2014

Raymond T. Clark
March 4, 1922 - November 20, 2014

Raymond Timothy Clark, 92, passed away on November 20, 2014 at Las Casitas Assisted Living in Burbank, California.  He was born on March 4, 1922 in Chicago, IL to Harold and Margaret Clark.

Lois Olga Cameron<br/>April 27, 1916 - November 22, 2014

Lois Olga Cameron
April 27, 1916 - November 22, 2014

Lois Cameron Freeman was born in Marshfield, Oregon but shortly thereafter her family settled in Oakland, California. She adored classical music and the arts and learned to play the piano as a child. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism at U.C. Berkeley and after graduating, she went...

Sheila Teresa Dempsey
October 3, 1933 - November 25, 2014

Sheila Teresa (Cowzer) Dempsey was born in Dublin, Ireland on October 3, 1933.  She married James Patrick Dempsey on August 18, 1956 in Glendale, California where they resided for nearly fifty years. 

MaryLou Putrino<br/>May 1928 - November 18, 2014

MaryLou Putrino
May 1928 - November 18, 2014

MaryLou Putrino (86) of Paso Robles, CA, died at her home.  She was born to John Lucas & Alexandra (Semergioglou) Pappas, grew-up in Wheeling, West Virginia, & was one of 4 children (Angela Pappas, Delores Kaplan, & Athena Tsilimidos). 

Gerald L Gallagher<br/>July 7, 1928 - November 23, 2014

Gerald L Gallagher
July 7, 1928 - November 23, 2014

Gerry, 86, of Glendale, CA passed away on Nov 23, 2014 in Pasadena.

Genevieve Alberta Sultenfuss<br/>August 12, 1910 - November 16, 2014

Genevieve Alberta Sultenfuss
August 12, 1910 - November 16, 2014

Prominent Glendale realtor and beloved personality Genevieve Alberta Sultenfuss passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014, at the age of 104.  She was...

Barbara Jean Napolitano
September 9, 1948 - November 19, 2014

Cherished wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend.

Janet E. Loar<br/>December 7, 1924 - November 7, 2014

Janet E. Loar
December 7, 1924 - November 7, 2014

Beloved wife of Taylor Loar (deceased), and loving mother of Thomas Lawrence (deceased), Gary Loar (deceased), Gene Loar (Cindy), Penny Lawrence Talbott (Tommy), Pamela Loar Honnold (Tom), and Susan Lawrence Fioritto (Larry). Dear sister of Paul (Bud) Hoy (Patricia).Dear grandmother of 14. Great...

Virginia Friedricks
September 28, 1927 - November 19, 2014

Virginia Friedricks, 87, passed away peacefully at home on November 19, 2014, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.  Ginny, as most people called her, was born in Denver, Colorado, but was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Though many of her family members were hit hard by...

John D. Naumann<br/>September 27, 1932 - October 15, 2014

John D. Naumann
September 27, 1932 - October 15, 2014

Born on September 27, 1932, in Mishawaka, Indiana, to Karl Rudolph Naumann and Marie Keeran Naumann, John grew up in San Diego and then Glendale, California, with his two sisters, Joann and Jeanne. There he met his future wife, Nancy Jean Van Law.

Donald Scott MacKinnon<br/>July 6, 1925 - November 6, 2014

Donald Scott MacKinnon
July 6, 1925 - November 6, 2014

Resident of La Canada for 35 years.

Robert J. Carter<br/>September 29, 1932 - November 10, 2014

Robert J. Carter
September 29, 1932 - November 10, 2014

Robert “Bob” Joseph Carter passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on November 10, 2014 in Palm Desert, California. Bob was born to Ralph and Grace Carter on Sept 29, 1932 in Carney, Nebraska. His family moved to La Cresenta, California. He attended Glendale High and later...

Norma Hall Bowman<br/>March 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014

Norma Hall Bowman
March 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014

Norma Hall Bowman, 93, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014, in Glendale, CA.

Marilyn V. Freytag<br/>July 11, 2013

Marilyn V. Freytag
July 11, 2013

Marilyn V. Freytag was a woman before her time.  Encouraged by her parents to find a career that inspired her, she became an attorney before it was common for women to work in the professional arena.  In addition, her specialty was litigation, the most difficult side of practicing law.&...

Joann Wiggan
April 4, 1953 - October 15, 2014

Joann Wiggan passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA. Joann was born April 4, 1953 in Queens, NY, the daughter of Benjamin and Josephine (Puglisi) Vitale. She became an operator for the New York telephone company shortly after high school. In 1977 she met...

Sandra McClure Bender<br/>November 5, 2014

Sandra McClure Bender
November 5, 2014

Sandra McClure Bender, daughter of Georgia and Myrl McClure was born in Alhambra, CA.  She attended Alhambra High, graduating in 1955, and then the University of Redlands where she met her husband of 55 years, Bob Bender.  After graduating from the University of Redlands, she taught at...

Ignazio Joseph Palumbo
May 12, 1931 - October 26, 2014

Joe was born May 12, 1931, and passed away at the age of 83 on October 26, 2014, surrounded by family and friends.  A ceremony will be held at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in Burbank on November 17, 2014 at 11:30.

Jean L. Rosone
February 11, 1954 - October 26, 2014

Jean L. Rosone, 60, of Burbank, died Sunday October 26 2014 surrounded by family and friends after recently being diagnosed with both pancreatic and ovarian cancers. Born February 11, 1954, in Chicago to Frank and Marion (Cameron) Rosone, she grew up in Bellwood, Illinois and graduated from...

Lucy L. Bovet
May 3, 1920 - October 27, 2014

Lucy L. Bovet, 94, died on Monday, October 27. 2014. Mrs. Bovet worked and lived in Glendale, CA, for over fifty years until she returned home to Winston Salem, North Carolina in 2001.  She is survived by her daughter, Anne-Marie Bachman; two grandchildren, Anthony Moreno and Monica Fouty; a...

James Perkins Smiley<br/> June 26, 1933 - October 22, 2014

James Perkins Smiley
June 26, 1933 - October 22, 2014

James Perkins (Jim) Smiley died of natural causes on October 22 in his La Crescenta home at the age of 81.

Ruthe Ellen Kilburn
April 17, 1920 - October 25, 2014

Ruthe Wilson Kilburn passed away peacefully on October 25 after a brief illness.

Gustavo A. Faist<br/> July 29, 1929 - October 5, 2014

Gustavo A. Faist
July 29, 1929 - October 5, 2014

 Gustavo “Gus” Faist, a La Cañada resident of forty-nine years and former software engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, passed away October 5th, at the age of 85.  He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for several years.

Scott H. Dunham<br/>May 7, 1950 - October 26, 2014

Scott H. Dunham
May 7, 1950 - October 26, 2014

Scott H. Dunham of Glendale, California, died on October 26, 2014 from complications from pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family.

May England<br/>May 31, 1918 - October 10, 2014

May England
May 31, 1918 - October 10, 2014

Almost a century of living, May has now joined her sweetheart of 64 years.  May was born in Barrow in Furness, Lancaster, England and immigrated to Windsor, Ontario, Canada at the age of 5.  Her parents, Edith Stockton Senior and Charles Senior raised May to be a very caring and loving...

Rosalie Ann Sternau<br/>September 24, 1929 - October 13, 2014

Rosalie Ann Sternau
September 24, 1929 - October 13, 2014

Rosalie Ann (Goldberg) Sternau, a Glendale resident since 1957, passed away peacefully after years of health complications on Oct. 13, 2014.  She lived with purpose and resolute to the end. Her strength, her character, her love of family and friends will never be forgotten.  In earlier...

Darlene Stenquist Grubbs
May 12, 1929 - October 12, 2014

Darlene Stenquist Grubbs, 85, passed away Oct. 12, 2014 in Logan, Utah.  She lived in La Crescenta from 1960 until 1986.  She is survived by her daughter Lisa (Laurie) Morvan of Lakewood, CA, her son Karl (Donna) Grubbs of Winnebago, MN, 2 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. 

Leslie Charles Bruckner<br/>April 16, 1918 - September 21, 2014

Leslie Charles Bruckner
April 16, 1918 - September 21, 2014

Les Bruckner was born in 1918 in Monroe, Michigan, and died on September 21, 2014 in Pasadena, California. Football and family were the cornerstones of his life.

Judy Carolyn Hurley-Rimas<br/>June 1, 1943 - September 19, 2014

Judy Carolyn Hurley-Rimas
June 1, 1943 - September 19, 2014

Judy Carolyn Hurley-Rimas, formerly of Montrose, was called to the presence of the Lord on the morning of September 19, 2014. Judy was born in Wayland, Kentucky in June, 1943, the fourth child of Lulla Belle and Ellis Moore. She came to California in her late teens and settled in Glendale, working...

John Armstrong Marshall<br/>August 11, 1932 - October 4, 2014

John Armstrong Marshall
August 11, 1932 - October 4, 2014

On October 4, 2014, John Armstrong Marshall died peacefully surrounded by the love of family and friends.

June Rose Hoffman<br/>June 3, 1922 - October 4, 2014

June Rose Hoffman
June 3, 1922 - October 4, 2014

June Rose Hoffmann formerly of Burbank, passed away October 4, 2014 in Lancaster, California. She was born June 3, 1922 in Appleton, Wisconsin to Alfred & Mona Hoffmann, and was one of five children.

Elmer Ernest Nielson<br/>October 9, 1918 - September 21, 2014

Elmer Ernest Nielson
October 9, 1918 - September 21, 2014

Elmer Nielson was born on a farm in Kansas. He and his twin, Delmer, were an inseparable pair for almost 96 years. During WWII, Elmer served in the India-China-Burma Theater, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Moving west in 1948, he met a beautiful brunette from Indiana named Alice,...

Halcott Bratton Thomas<br/>July 9, 1921 - September 17, 2014

Halcott Bratton Thomas
July 9, 1921 - September 17, 2014

Beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away on September 17, 2014. Raised in Hollywood, CA, graduate of USC, Hal was a decorated WWII B-17 pilot, member of the 95th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. He was a 51-year resident of La Canada. His loving, generous spirit will be missed. He was preceded...

Frank E. Marte<br/>July 18, 1957 - October 2, 2014

Frank E. Marte
July 18, 1957 - October 2, 2014

Frank E. Marte, 57, ascended to heaven on October 2, 2014, in Arcadia, CA, after a long battle with Leukemia.  Frank was born on July 18, 1957, in Altadena, CA, to Jack and Marion Marte, and raised in La Cañada Flintridge, CA.  He attended St. Bede the Venerable, and graduated...

Hazel Lee Broussard
April 7, 1933 - September 28, 2014

Hazel Lee Broussard, age 81, died at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center on Sunday, September 28.

Jo-Ann Mary Eberhardt<br/>June 8, 1934 - September 24, 2014

Jo-Ann Mary Eberhardt
June 8, 1934 - September 24, 2014

Jo-Ann Mary (Haskell) Eberhardt, 80 of Glendale, California, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.  Jo-Ann was born in Hollywood California on June 8, 1934 to Frederick C and Irma L. Haskell.  Her parents brought their newest addition...

Archie "Dave" Ouellette
December 7, 1942 - September 21, 2014

Dave Ouellette, age 71 of Glendale, passed away in Washburn, WI.

Kay Evelyn Flanagan Stewart<br/>February 1, 1933 - August 28, 2014

Kay Evelyn Flanagan Stewart
February 1, 1933 - August 28, 2014

Kay Stewart, age 81, passed away peacefully in her home on August 28, 2014, encircled by her loving family. Kay was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Frank Flanagan and Rosemary Culp Flanagan.

Paul Thomas Champieux<br/>July 31, 1924 - September 15, 2014

Paul Thomas Champieux
July 31, 1924 - September 15, 2014

In Loving Memory - Paul Thomas Champieux passed away on 9/15/ 2014 Monday.  Paul was 90 years old.  He passed away at the VA Hospice-Sepulveda.  He lost his battle to stage 4 Bone Cancer.  He was born in Springfield, Missouri, raised in Burbank, CA and resided in North Hollywood,...

Santuzza Seta
November 1, 1914 - September 12, 2014

On September 12, 2014 at 12:25 AM, Santuzza Seta, 99, passed away peacefully at Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank, California.

Regina Papstein
August 16, 1916 - August 29, 2014

Regina ‘Ginny’ Papstein, passed away in Hillsborough, New Jersey on August 29th, 2014 surrounded by her family.  She was 98 years old. 

Michael McLean Smalley<br/>July 16, 1936 - September 11, 2014

Michael McLean Smalley
July 16, 1936 - September 11, 2014

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Geraldine J. Karraker<br/>June 3, 1922 - September 10, 2014

Geraldine J. Karraker
June 3, 1922 - September 10, 2014

Longtime Burbank resident and volunteer Geraldine June Jamieson Karraker died September 10 in Providence-St. Elizabeth’s care home in North Hollywood at the age of 92. She was an active volunteer and held many offices in local philanthropic organizations. She was president of the Burbank...

Christopher LaMorte<br/>October 5, 1937 - September 7, 2014

Christopher LaMorte
October 5, 1937 - September 7, 2014

Christopher LaMorte, 76, of La Crescenta, California, passed away peacefully on Sunday September 7th, 2014.  Son of Mary & Tony LaMorte, brother to Tony & FRIEND TO ALL, he was born in Altoona, PA in 1937, and attended Glendale High School & Glendale College before spending four (4) years...

Barbara Fulton Millikan Jones
June 21, 1926 - September 2, 2014

Barbara Fulton Millikan Jones passed away at her residence in Pasadena September 2, 2014. She was born on June 21, 1926 in Los Angeles to Horace H. “Holly” Fulton and Grace Werdin Fulton.

Francis Peter Brady
January 9, 1927 - August 26, 2014

Francis Peter Brady passed away in Encinitas, California.  He was born in Tuscon, Arizona to Charles J. and Adela Maldonado-Brady.

Cheryl Lynn Morgan
February 20, 1951 - September 5, 2014

Cheryl (Baker) Morgan, a 1969 graduate of La Cañada High School and resident of Eugene, Oregon, passed away unexpectedly September 5. Growing up in La Cañada, Cheryl was part of a group that attended a 50 year reunion at Palm Crest Elementary School in 2013. At LCHS she was active in...

Agnes "Rusty" Therese Revell
December 27, 1931 - August 26, 2014

Agnes Revell, of  Burbank, Ca.  went to Jesus peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family Tuesday August 26th,  2014. Born to Harold and Anna Morgan on December 27th, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and moved to California in the early 1950’s .

Blanche Arthur
December 7, 1926 - August 18, 2014

Blanche Arthur, 87, of Montrose California, died on Monday, August 18, 2014 at her home.  She was born December 7, 1926 in Athelstan, Quebec, to Leslie and Wilhelmina Arthur.  Her parents preceded her in death.   

Bruno Leo Pedrini
November 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014

Bruno Leo Pedrini, last living founder of Pedrini Music, passed away August 29th in his home surrounded by his family. In 1938 Bruno along with his brothers, Max, Tom and Manuel founded Pedrini Music in Alhambra, CA.  After Pearl Harbor, Bruno was compelled to enlist in the United States Navy...

Margaret L. Sartoris
July 15, 1917 - August 30, 2014

Margaret Sartoris, a Burbank resident for 75 years, passed away on August 30, 2014, at the age of 97. She was born Margaret Avenatti, of Italian immigrant parents, in Los Angeles and moved to Burbank upon the marriage to Henry Sartoris in 1939. Henry, who was diseased in 2004, was a retired member...

Robert Lee Marsh
June 25, 1920 - August 21, 2014

Robert L. Marsh, MD—surgeon, leader, singer and accomplished world traveler—passed away on August 21, 2014 in Glendale, California. He was 94.

Beatrice Gordon Hicks
September 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014

Beatrice Gordon Hicks, 96, of Little Rock, Arkansas, widow of Thomas Nelson Hicks, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. She was a loving wife and mother, and a passionate and dedicated nurse.

Dr. Peter Michael Ulikhanov
In Memoriam (1953 - 2012)

August 29, 2014 marks the two-year passing of Dr. Peter Michael Ulikhanov. He was a uniquely gifted and talented human being, father, and grandfather.

Phillip Scozzola Jr.
July 17, 1936 - August 17, 2014

Phillip Scozzola Jr., 78, died Sunday August 17th in Lake Havasu City Arizona due to complications from Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Byron Ralph Boxwell
October 7, 1923 - August 15, 2014

Byron Ralph Boxwell, 90, of Burbank passed away on August 15, 2014 spending his last days the way he wanted, at home with his devoted wife and family by his side.

Raymond D. Edwards
August 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014

Born August 21, 1918 in Los Angeles, was raised in Glendale, California, and passed away August 11, 2014 in Palm Desert, California.  His parents, Irma and John, brother Joe, sister Evelyn and his wife of 64 years Editha, preceded him in death.

Patricia Ann Abbey
April 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014

Patricia Ann Abbey, long-time resident of La Cañada, died Wednesday the 20th of August in La Cañada in a tragic car accident where it is believed that she lost consciousness as the result of a diabetic setback.

Eddie Tafoya
July 27, 1926 - August 17, 2014

Eddie passed away on August 17, 2014, in Phoenix, surrounded by loved ones. He was 88 years old. He was born to Salomon and Domitilia Tafoya in La Junta, Colorado and moved to California as a boy, ultimately settling in Glendale.

Richard Mark Ayuso
May 19, 1945 - August 16, 2014

Richard Mark Ayuso, “Rick,” was born on May 19, 1945, in Glendale, California, and passed away August 16, 2014, in Burbank, California.

Linda A. Lowe-Sheedy
September 20, 1949 - August 11, 2014

Linda passed away peacefully on August 11, 2014, at home on Whidbey Island surrounded by loved ones, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

John Joseph Coyle Jr.
January 16, 1925 - August 11, 2014

John “Jack” Joseph Coyle passed away on August 11, 2014, in Carson City, Nevada. He was 89 years old. He was born in Alhambra, California to John J. Coyle and Mary A. Mulcahy. He graduated from Alhambra High School and attended both LA Valley College and Glendale College.

Sally Ann DeRosa
July 20, 1919 - July 31, 2014

Sally Ann DeRosa, 95, passed away peacefully on July 31st, 2014 in Whitefish, MT.

Tony Santoro
November 18, 1955 - August 3, 2014

With his family and friends by his side, Tony Santoro passed away from complications of quadriplegia on Sunday, August 3rd.

Catherine "Kay" Hunt
May 21, 1919 - August 6, 2014

Born and raised in Oswego, New York, Kay Chatterton earned her teaching credential from Oswego Normal School (now State University of New York). She worked at Ethical Culture in New York City prior to her marriage to Walter Hunt...

Patricia Ann Comstock
April 27, 1958 - August 7, 2014

Patricia Ann (Matheson) Comstock, affectionately known as Patti by family and friends, 56, of La Canada, passed away at Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank on August 7, 2014.

Virginia Lucile Lane
January 4, 1919 - July 27, 2014

Virginia L. Lane, 95,  passed quietly in Glendale, CA.

Rachel Anne Bennett
July 8, 1971 - August 5, 2014

Rachel Bennett passed away at her home in Burbank on August 5, 2014, surrounded by a family that loved her dearly.

Barbara Susannah Spencer Davis
October 19, 1919 - July 5, 2014

Barbara “Barby” Davis recently passed away quietly and peacefully in Santa Barbara, California. Barbara was born in Los Angeles as the only child of Edward Allen Spencer, Jr. and Jean Paul Armstrong Spencer. At the age of twelve Barby’s family moved to Bakersfield where Barby later...

Edmond Charky
November 25, 1923 - August 5, 2014

Edmond Charky, a Los Angeles banker who immigrated from Egypt, died on August 5, 2014. He was 90.

Haydee Yolanda Nuno
October 7, 1935 - August 3, 2014

Surrounded by her family, Haydee Yolanda Nuno passed away on August 3, 2014.  Haydee was born on October 7, 1935 to Lotario and Juanita Gomez in Bluefields, Nicaragua.  Shortly after she arrived in the United States, Haydee met Salvador Nuno, and recently celebrated 60 years of marriage.&...

Josephine Foglia
July 28, 2014

Josephine Foglia passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014.  She was 100 years old. She came from Italy to America in 1951 and quickly established herself by accepting a position at a medical laboratory. She proudly became a U.S. Citizen in 1958. After retirement she volunteered at the public...

Andon Jurukov
June 18, 1925 - July 19, 2014

Andon Jurukov died in the early morning hours of July 19 at Foothill Retirement in Tujunga, California at the age of 89 after a short, yet valiant battle against pancreatic cancer and its many complications.  He is survived by his daughter Carla Walker and son-in-law Bill Walker along with...

Webster Goodall Wiley, Jr.
August 29, 1922 - July 19, 2014

Webster Wiley, Jr., 91, of Glendale, California, passed away July 19th, 2014, at his home in Apple Valley.  Son of Webster Sr. and Theldra Wiley, he was born in Los Angeles in 1922, and attended Glendale High School and College, before serving in the Army Air Force during WWII. He is survived...

Donna Gray
July 3, 1939 - July 7, 2014

Donna Louise Gray, a longtime resident of Glendale, passed suddenly on July 7th; survived by her daughter Laura Gray, son Dan Gray, grandsons Brandon and Brent, and sister Carole Nyquist. Donna’s children and grandsons were her life’s pride and passion, and she cherished her special...

Dale Tate
December 16, 1932 - June 18, 2014

Dale Tate passed away at his home in Rosarito Beach, Mexico, after a short and very brave battle with cancer. His family had gathered around him to say goodbye.

Mildred "Rintie" Burke Wikoff
June 2, 1922 - July 18, 2014

Mildred, or ‘Rintie,’ as she was known to all her friends and family, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, July 18th, 2014, in Alameda, Ca. This remarkable lady was born to Michael and Jennie Grode in 1922 in Menasha, Wisconsin.

Julie Gunter
April 16, 1939 - July 18, 2014

Julie Gunter passed away Friday July 18, 2014 at the age of 75. She passed away peacefully at home with her husband Dick and their children at her side. Julie was the eldest of Julia and Melvin Locke’s three children.

Annabelle Dorothy Settle
July 28, 1919 - July 16, 2014

Annabelle Dorothy (Fisher) Settle, 94 of Jacksonville, Oregon died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 after a short illness.

Robert B. Ohnemus
June 14, 1945 - July 15, 2014

Robert B. Ohnemus (Bob), 69, peacefully passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home in Burbank, CA. He is survived by his son Robert W. and was predeceased by his loving wife, Mary. Bob was born in Los Angeles, CA to Albert and Marcy Ohnemus in 1945. He attended Loyola High School in Los Angeles,...

Frederick V. Peters
June 5, 1938 - July 7, 2014

Fred passed away peacefully in Burbank., CA.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. 

Roland "Butch" Wilson
September 28, 1942 - July 6, 2014

Butch, a Burbank native, was surrounded by his wife and family on Sunday, July 6, 2014 as he peacefully went west on his last fight. He was born in Long Beach, CA to Guy and Florence Wilson. He spent the majority of his life in the Los Angeles area and graduated from James Monroe High School.

Steven R. Orr
November 3, 1962 - July 2, 2014

Steve Orr, devoted son, brother, husband, and father, passed away unexpectedly on July 2nd in La Canada at the age of 51.  On July 1st, Steve and his wife Cheryl celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

Ruth Mae Leggett
August 2, 1921 - June 29, 2014

Ruth Mae Leggett died quietly at her home on June 29, 2014 at the age of 92.  She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota and was one of five girls born to Theodore and Mable Lindstrom.  Ruth graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a degree in English, and she taught high school before...

Richard Dean Wineland MD
June 14, 1931 - June 22, 2014

RICHARD DEAN WINELAND MD passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side June 22nd. Most knew him best as “Doc”. A long term resident of the Burbank area, Doc was born June 14, 1931 to Dr. Albert J and Margaret E. Wineland of Los Angeles, Doc earned his medical degree in 1962...

John David Whitfield Jr.
November 2, 1956 - June 20, 2014

John D. Whitfield Jr., a Burbank native, passed away June 20, 2014, in Lake Los Angeles in Lancaster, CA at the age of 57. John was a graduate of John Burroughs High School and attended Antelope Valley College and Cal State University of Bakersfield.

Dagny Svensson
February 5, 1922 - June 18, 2014

Passed away at her home in Glendale, Ca. at 92. Memorial Service is 1:00 pm July 12 at Grandview Presbyterian Church, 1130 Ruberta Ave., Glendale, Ca. 91201. Preceded in death by husband Markus and daughter Dagmar. Survived by brother Rolf, daughters Monika and Katrina, grandchildren Troy, Ryan,...

Angelo Joseph Carletta
September 18, 1920 - June 17, 2014

Angelo Joseph Carletta 1920-2014  Passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 17.

Michael Arthur Yagjian
May 10, 1949 - June 16, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that we say good bye to our beloved Michael Arthur Yagjian, who passed into his peaceful and permanent sleep at his home in La Canada Flintridge, California on June 16, 2014.   Mike was born on May 10, 1949 in Lynn, Massachusetts and graduated from Saugus High...

John Louis Bourquin
October 26, 1945 - June 16, 2014

John Louis Bourquin died peacefully on June 16, 2014, after a valiant, 13 month battle with lung cancer.  He was 68 years old. 

Charles Edward Griffin
February 16, 1961 - June 13, 2014

Charles (Chuck) Edward Griffin, 53, passed on 06/13/14 in Sylmar, CA.  He was born 02/16/1961 in Fort Campbell, KY.

Helena Hoagland
April 19, 1916 - June 11, 2014

Helena Hoagland passed away on June 11, 2014, at age 98 at the Elmes Convalescent Hospital in Glendale, after suffering a stroke in February.  Born in Vladivostok, Russia, in 1916, she came to California with her mother in 1920.  She is survived by her daughter Elaine Hoagland Davis. ...

Sarah "Sally" Burns Eason
December 19, 1923 - June 7, 2014

Our wonderful Mom, Sally, died following a brief illness, with her daughter and son-in-law at her side. Mom was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, an only child to adoring parents Ralph and Ruth Bannerman. She was always on the go… college, service in the Navy during WWII, teaching, marriage,...

Charles Herbert Vincent
February 2, 1928 - June 6, 2014

Charles Herbert Vincent, 86, of Burbank California passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, June 6, 2014. Herb was born in Hamilton Montana to Frank Seymour Vincent and Flossie Jewel (Pyle) Vincent. He graduated from Burbank High School in 1946 and married Velma Louise Boren in 1949. During the...

Alexander W. Kerr
November 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014

Alexander (Alex) Kerr passed away on June 3, 2014, following a two-month battle with liver cancer. Alex was born in Cherokee, Oklahoma, to Lydia and Alex Kerr III. He attended Ames Public School through high school in Ames Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma University during 1942-1943, at which time...

Vittoria M. Jardini
November 12, 1918 - June 1, 2014

Predeceased by her husband, Allesandro Jardini M.D. Survived by her sons Albert Jardini (Jolanta), Andre Jardini (Gwen Freeman), Mark Jardini, Daniel Jardini (Sonia Rodriguez), Edward Jardini (Pamela), her grandchildren Tristan Jardini (Jennifer), Danica McDonough (Elliott), Barry Jardini (Genevieve...

Helen (Patricia) Hughes Ermer
November 21, 1929 - May 31, 2014

Mrs. Helen Patricia Ermer (Pat), 84, of Burbank died peacefully Saturday evening, May 31, 2014 at home with her family. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Pat moved to Glendale, CA with her parents John Ralph Hughes and Helen Moreth Hughes in 1943. She attended Holy Family High School in Glendale, CA from...

Franceschina Trotta
May 18, 1919 - May 30, 2014

Franceschina Santoro Trotta passed away Friday, May 30, 2014 at 1:30am at Villa Scalabrini in Sun Valley, California. She was born May 18, 1919 in Paola, Calabria, Italy. In 1939, she married Giovanni Paolo Trotta (1911-1993) with whom she lived in Scarcelli, Italy and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,...

Cynthia Anne Belcher
January 31, 1949 - May 26, 2014

Cynthia Belcher (Kreiling), daughter of Jean and Ernest Kreiling, a long time resident of La Cañada & Altadena, CA. during her recent years, passed away on May 26, 2014. Cindy was adopted from Germany. After graduating LCHS in 1967, she spent time in San Francisco being an artist and spent...

Ellen Janine Francis
February 28, 1941 - May 24, 2014

The loving spirit of Ellen J. Francis proceeded to the next level on May 24, 2014. She is survived by her husband William Francis, her sons Bill Francis III, Robert Francis and his wife Linda, and John Francis and his wife Dianna, her daughters Susan Francis and Heather Reyes and her husband Angel...

Henrietta M. DePalo
December 31, 1922 - May 23, 2014

 Henrietta M. “Dotty” DePalo passed on to what she fondly called her Heavenly Home on Friday, May 23rd at age 91. Born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky, Henrietta lived in Burbank for 58 years.

Kay Baldwin
September 2, 1930 - May 22, 2014

Kay Baldwin, the husband of Mary Lou Baldwin (deceased), passed away at home on Thursday May 22, 2014 following an extended battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Robert Carli
January 6, 1932 - May 20, 2014

Robert Carli passed away on Tuesday, May 20 after a brief illness.

Dana Reid Patten
September 14, 1926 - May 15, 2014

Dana Reid Patten was born in Los Angeles on September 14, 1926.  He went to school in the Los Angeles area and spent his vacations on Catalina Island.  After serving in the Navy on Guam during WWII, he returned to California where he raised a family. He worked in logistics for the...

Marie Parsons Ellis
March 1, 1919 - May 14, 2014

Marie Parsons Ellis, a 70 year resident of Burbank, died peacefully in her home on May 14, 2014, at the age of 95 with her friend Violet Mahoney at her side.  She was much loved and admired by her family, and will be dearly missed by all of us and by her friends.

William G. Lang
March 20, 1928 - May 10, 2014

William G. Lang (Bill) was born in Mankato, Minnesota on March 20, 1928 and passed away on May 10, 2014.  Bill enjoyed a happy marriage with his wife Carolyn for over 64 years. Bill is survived by his wife Carolyn, daughters Patricia Torres, her husband Lou, and Janet Freund,  her...

Raul Merino
1923 - 2014

Raul Merino, a talented Chilean shoe designer and business owner, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2014 in Glendale, Ca. He was surrounded by his family and friends during the last days of his life while listening to his favorite tango and bolero music.

Eugenie Okrusko
1915 - 2014

Passed away May 8, 2014 in Glendale California. Born in Winnipeg, Canada.

Irene O. Murgida
February 23, 1918 - May 6, 2014

Irene O Murgida, 96, long time resident of Sun Valley, California passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

Evie Magnante
September 28, 1938 - May 3, 2014

Evie Magnante passed peacefully into eternal life on Saturday, May 3, 2014, surrounded by her loving husband and sons. She was born on September 28, 1938, in Los Angeles, to Antonio and Clotilda Vernetti. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1957 and Cal State LA in 1961 before beginning her...

Shirley Elizabeth Petraitis
April 30, 1927 - May 1, 2014

Shirley Petraitis, 87, of Glendale, left her family on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Le Bleu Chateau, Burbank, California. She was born April 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, to Alfred and Maria Petersen, she was the second of five children. She married John Petraitis in 1950, he preceded her in death in...

Patricia Lee Myers
November 6, 1919 - April 29, 2014

Patricia Lee Myers, a long time La Canada resident, died in her home on April 29th, 2014. She had lived for 94 years. If the sense of hearing is indeed the last to retire, then while being comforted by the supportive and loving hands of her family, her last touch by the world was the sound of the...

Frances Vessella
December 20, 1934 - April 27, 2014

Long-time Glendale resident Frances Vessella, 79, passed away in her home on Sunday, April 27. Fran was born to Joseph and Elizabeth Valenti in Wilkes-Barre, PA. In 1943 her family moved to California and she graduated from Holy Family High School. She married Thomas Vessella in 1957. Both Tom and...

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