Paid Obituaries

Julie Gunter<br/>April 16, 1939 - July 18, 2014

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<br/>July 28, 1919 - July 16, 2014

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<br/>November 3, 1962 - July 2, 2014

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 <br/> June 14, 1931 - June 22, 2014

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.<br/>November 2, 1956 - June 20, 2014

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<br/> February  5, 1922 - June 18, 2014

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 <br/> September 18, 1920 - June 17, 2014

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 <br/> October 26, 1945 - June 16, 2014

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 <br/> February 16, 1961 - June 13, 2014

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 <br/> December 19, 1923 - June 7, 2014

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 <br/>  February 2, 1928 - June 6, 2014

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<br/>November 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014

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<br/>November 21, 1929 - May 31, 2014

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<br/>May 18, 1919 - May 30, 2014

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<br/>February 28, 1941 - May 24, 2014

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<br/>March 1, 1919 - May 14, 2014

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 <br/> March 20, 1928 -  May 10, 2014

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 <br/> September 28, 1938 - May 3, 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 <br/>April 30, 1927 - May 1, 2014

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<br/>November 6, 1919 - April 29, 2014

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 <br/>December 20, 1934 - April 27, 2014

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...

Mary Rose Gehring<br/>July 3, 1923 - April 21, 2014

Mary Rose Gehring
July 3, 1923 - April 21, 2014

Mary Rose Gehring, 90, a long-time resident of Glendale, CA, died April 21, 2014 in Calabasas, CA.   Born July 3, 1923 to William and Rose Diroff in Ann Arbor, MI.    Mary moved to CA after completing her nursing degree at Mercy College in Detroit, MI in 1945.  She...

Marjorie Elizabeth Kausek <br/>March 11, 1915 - April 21, 2014

Marjorie Elizabeth Kausek
March 11, 1915 - April 21, 2014

Marjorie was born Margret Cavanaugh in Leetonia, Ohio and moved to California in 1941. She married Joseph Kausek, had three sons Thomas (Rose), John (Yolanda) and Robert and Grandmother to David and Melinda. She passed away at home in the presence of her family.

Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders<br/> May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014

Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders
May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014

Passed peacefully in his home on April 14, 2014.  Dick was born May 31, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Arthur and Bessie (Mangum) Saunders. Dick was raised along with his older brother Arthur, in Auburn, New Hampshire by his paternal grandparents, John and Edith (Swymer)...

Kerry A. Schmitt <br/>January 9, 1952 - April 11, 2014

Kerry A. Schmitt
January 9, 1952 - April 11, 2014

Kerry Schmitt passed away unexpectedly on April 11, 2014 at the early age of 62. Born January 9, 1952 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, he was the oldest of three children to Gerald Joseph Schmitt and Patricia Lou Gabrielse. Kerry's childhood and early life were spent in Wisconsin where he lived in the...

Viola Irene Lynch <br>March 12, 1934 - April 11, 2014

Viola Irene Lynch
March 12, 1934 - April 11, 2014

Viola Irene (Tari) Lynch, 80, of Glendale, California, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014.

Shirley R. Simmons<br/> June 11, 1930 - April 7, 2013

Shirley R. Simmons
June 11, 1930 - April 7, 2013

In Loving Memory of Shirley Rosa Simmons

James Paul Burry <br/> October 23, 1915 - April 5, 2014

James Paul Burry
October 23, 1915 - April 5, 2014

James Paul Burry, 98, of Glendale, California passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 in his home surrounded by his family. Jim was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and parishioner of St. Francis Xavier in Burbank.

Marcella Geneva Langer<br/> December 19, 1920 - April 3, 2014

Marcella Geneva Langer
December 19, 1920 - April 3, 2014

  Marcella (Engberg) Langer of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Peggy Ann Olsen September 23, 1921 - March 31, 2014

Peggy Ann Olsen September 23, 1921 - March 31, 2014

Peggy was born in McHenry, Illinois and moved to California in 1947. She lived in Burbank since 1958. She was married to Hibbard Olsen for 40 years until he passed in 1985. Retired from JCPenney in Burbank after 36 years. She also attended St. Francis Xavier Church.

Dorothy Mae Henry
July 10, 1934 - March 30, 2014

Dorothy Mae (Chamness) Henry passed away on March 30, 2014 after a long 8 year battle with Dementia / Alzheimer’s. 

Marie Bertha Carlton  June 1, 1916 - March 29, 2014

Marie Bertha Carlton June 1, 1916 - March 29, 2014

Marie Carlton passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, March 29th. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Chuck Carlton and by her daughter Sue. Marie is survived by a loving family, many cherished friends and numerous talented dance partners. She was proud to be a...

Timothy J Stevens November 17, 1954 - March 26, 2014

Beloved husband, World Class birder and Emmy award winning producer, Tim passed away suddenly on 3/26/14. He is survived by his bride, Elaine of Burbank, brother Michael & spouse, Teresa of Simi Valley, and his sister Mary and spouse, Larry of Long Beach. Tim is also survived by his Aunt Marilyn...

Richard D. Koshak  March 10, 1943 - March 26, 2014

Richard D. Koshak March 10, 1943 - March 26, 2014

Richard D Koshak, 71, of Burbank California passed away at his home. He is survived by his sister Cathy, children Richard, Jill, and James, as well as seven grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Saturday April 5, 2014 2:30 pm at the Old North Church in Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills. Memorial...

Leora Elvira (Cox) Nylander
February 17, 1922 - March 24, 2014

She lived in the North Hollywood/Burbank area. She retired from Sears. She married Wallace Nylander and had 2 sons Rob and Terry Nylander. She is survived by Terry, Aurora, Elizabeth, Raquel Nylander. A service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Burbank on April 19, 2014, at 1 PM,...

Gordon A. Smith May 27, 1938 - March 23, 2014

Gordon A. Smith, age 75, of Glenwood, died Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Toyo Creacy October 29, 1934 - March 16, 2014

Toyo Creacy was a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother with a heart full of love and generosity. She came to the states when she was 31 with her daughter Keiko. She resided in Burbank with her husband Robert Creacy, with whom she shared her life with for over 60 years. Toyo was a very...

Alan Merlin Reedy May 18, 1939 - March 15, 2014

Alan was the firstborn child of Lois and Merlin Reedy. Born in Burbank, California, he experienced the last years of the Great Depression andWorldWar II through the eyes of a child. He also witnessed the arrival of three younger siblings, Diane, Terry, and Lance “Dana.” In his youth,...

Doyle Al Kutch December 25, 1938 - March 14, 2014

Many in the operatic world in Southern California are mourning the recent loss of Doyle Al Kutch who has now joined the Heavenly Choir; probably not as a singer, but certainly as a SUPERnumerary.

Daniel Matthew Albro September 7, 1971 - March 14, 2014

Dr.Daniel Albro, known to family and friends as Dan, passed away Friday, March 14 after a 5-year struggle with cancer. Born to Dr. Phillip Albro and Mrs. Christine Albro in 1971 and raised in Cary, North Carolina, he has been a resident of Southern California since 1995 and lived in Burbank since...

Roland E. Meissner III November 23, 1944 - March 13, 2014

“Hap”, as he was known to everyone, passed away peacefully at home. A long-time resident of La Canada, Hap was a native of WI. He was a Chem. Eng. with a BS from UW, a MS from USC, and a MBA from CSULA. Hap started his career with ARCO in the mid 60’s. In 1976, he joined The...

Barbara Wilmsen Arnold
October 3, 1929- March 10, 2014

Barbara Arnold, a long-time resident of La Cañada/Flintridge, passed away on March 10 following a brief illness. She was born in Los Angeles to Bernice Gilbert Kiggens and Earl Jennings Kiggens and was the eldest of three daughters. When Barbara was eleven years old the family moved to...

Rocco "Rocky" J. Mongelli June 21, 1929 - March 10, 2014

Rocco Mongelli, known by family and friends as “Rocky,” passed on Monday, March 10, at 11:30 am. Rocky was the son of Joseph and Antonia Mongelli, the spouse of Julia Mongelli, and the father of Antoinette (Greg Critser), Madeline (Doug Wessel), Anna (Jeff Coauette) and Joseph (Annette...

James B Avery October 6, 1938 - March 5, 2014

It is with sadness we inform you of the passing of James B Avery, age 75 on March 5, 2014 at 11:55am. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to California in 1958. He went to work at the US Post Office in 1960 and retired in 1995. He found retirement did not agree with him and after a few...

Anne Elizabeth Harvey January 2, 1960 - March 1, 2014

Anne Elizabeth Harvey was born in Louisville, Kentucky and passed away from complications from heart failure on March 1, 2014 at Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank, California surrounded by her loving family. Her beautiful smile and radiant personality will be missed by all who knew her.

Alvy P. Moore February 3, 1920 - February 27, 2014

Alvy Moore (Bucky) passed away at his home in Glendale on Feb. 27th, with his daughter and son by his side. He and his wife Lucille were long time residents of Glendale and active members of the community.

Gilbert Rodgers April 9, 1930 - February 19, 2014

Gil Rodgers, a long time resident of Glendale, passed away at the age of 83 in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife Beverley, his daughter Kim Westhoff (Chris) and grandchildren Jennifer and Christine Westhoff, and his son Guy Rodgers and grandchildren Taylor,...

Dennis Dean Grossman August 3, 1937 - February 18, 2014

Denny was born in Glendale, CA to Roy and Frances Grossman. He was raised in Burbank with his younger brother, Karl. He attended Edison Elementary, Jordan Jr. High, and graduated class of 1955 from John Burroughs High School. He attended L.A. Valley Jr. College.

Elpida Hope Peters November 22, 1919 - February 12, 2014

Elpida Peters, a long time resident of Glendale, passed away on February 12, 2014. Services will be held Friday, February 21 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 1324 S. Normandie Avenue in Los Angeles. Interment at Forest Lawn Glendale. A memorial service will be held February 20...

Rainer Hans Labus Sr. May 21, 1940 - February 11, 2014

Rainer Hans Labus Sr., 73, of Burbank, CA, passed away on February 11th, 2014 after a long fight with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Elizabeth, and four sons, Rainer Hans Junior, Curtis, Douglas and Joseph. He is also survived by nine grandchildren.

Alan Boyd Lowrie March 14, 1944 - February 11, 2014

Retired Burbank Firefighter Alan (“Big Al”) Lowrie, age 69 of Glendora, passed away at San Dimas Hospital, February 11th. Born in Park Falls, Wisconsin, his Family moved to Burbank when he was a young Boy. He attended Mingay ES, Luther Burbank JH and graduated from John Burroughs High...

Carmen Alicia Moscoso 1940 - 2014

It is with a heavy heart and a great sadness that the family of Carmen Alicia Moscoso (Maron) announces she passed away unexpectedly on February 8, 2014 in Glendale, CA. Carmen Alicia was a longtime resident of Glendale, having lived there since arriving in the United States from Lima, Peru in 1978....

Larry James Fish January 29, 1949 - February 8, 2014

Larry James Fish was born in Burbank, Ca. on January 29, 1949 to Marjorie and Arthur Fish. He was a disabled Veteran and died unexpectedly in Pasadena, Ca. on February 8, 2014.

Norma Jeanne Garibaldi July 10, 1927 - February 7, 2014

Norma Jeanne Garibaldi, nee Riordan of Mountview Retirement Community Montrose Ca.

Jerry Lusby
April 17, 1927 - February 6, 2014

Gerald Raymond Lusby, 86, of Camarillo, died February 6, 2014. “Jerry” Lusby passed away in the company of his wife and family of natural causes.

Maria de los Angeles Ximenez Guerra December 4, 1925 - February 6, 2014

Maria de los Angeles Ximenez Guerra passed away on February 6, 2014 in La Canada Flintridge. She was 88 years old.

Stephen A. Barstow, Sr. April 13, 1940 - February 5, 2014

Steve Barstow, 73, succumbed to cancer & passed away at home on February 05, 2014 in Paso Robles, CA. He was born April 13, 1940 to Oliver & Betty Barstow. Steve is survived by his wife Karen, brother George, children Steve Jr., Chris, Heather, grandchildren Alexis, Taylor & pup Kia....

Ethel Anne Christopher March 30, 1921 - February 4, 2014

Ethel Anne Christopher (known only as Anne by her choice) passed away on February 4, 2014, in her adopted home town of La Canada Flintridge. Anne, 92, was born on March 30, 1921 in Bartonville, Illinois, to Dora Hatterman and Phillip Densch.

Joseph A. Crawford June 13, 1928 - February 4, 2014

JosephA.Crawford, 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Arnold, Calif., on Feb. 3, 2014, following an extended illness. Joe is survived by his wife of 24 years, Marcy Crawford. Joe and Marcy were long-time residents of La Canada-Flintridge.

Douglas L. Goode December 22, 1941 - February 3, 2014

Funeral Services are set for Sunday, Feb. 16 in Glendale, for longtime asphalt industry leader Douglas L. Goode of La Crescenta. He was 72.

Francisco Hernandez Miranda October 4, 1931 - January 29, 2014

Francisco Hernandez Miranda, of Burbank, CA, passed away peacefully at his home on January 29, 2014, with family by his side. He was 82 years old.

Robert W. Doherty

Robert W. Doherty, 94 passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, January 26, 2014. He will be remembered by each of his 8 children and spouses, 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Gene Elbert Spillman October 16, 1922 - January 23, 2014

Gene Spillman of La Crescenta, CA, passed away at his home on January 23, 2014. Gene was born in Julesburg, Colorado, the son of Harry Spillman and Amelia Peterson Spillman. He graduated from Sedgwick County High in 1940 and attended Barnes Business College in Denver, Colorado.

MaryEllen Teresa Baldaseroni-Breckenridge

MaryEllen Teresa Baldaseroni-Breckenridge

Loren J. Bradshaw

Loren J. Bradshaw

Margaret B. Engelke November 7, 1922 - January 18, 2014

Margaret B. Engelke, passed away suddenly on January 18, 2014, with her loving family by her side. She was 91 years old.

Dolores Wamhoff Seay January 3, 1929 - January 17, 2014

Dolores Wamhoff Seay of Oxnard peacefully passed away January 17, 2014 at St John’s Hospital, Oxnard, California.

John Taylor LeSueur April 25, 1923 - January 17, 2014

John Taylor LeSueur, 90, of San Clemente passed away on January 17, 2014, at the Saddleback Memorial Hospital in San Clemente.

Ruth Schaedler Cross July 29, 1915 - January 15, 2014

Ruth Schaedler Cross , 98 years of age, passed away in Lancaster, CA on January 15, 2014.

Frances Urdell Lewis Lilly Scott May 11, 1911 - January 12, 2014

Frances Urdell Lewis Lilly Scott, age 102, passed away peacefully Jan. 12, 2014, at her home in Glendale, CA, with family at her side. Born May 11, 1911, in Los Angeles, Frances was an elegant, loving and gracious lady who devoted herself to family, friends, neighbors and all who knew her through...

Theo Frick Abelmann October 26, 1920 - January 10, 2014

Theo Frick Abelmann, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2014, in Santa Barbara, California, surrounded by her family.Theo lived in Santa Barbara since May 2014, to be near her daughter Suzette.

Rosemary Knight August 31, 1924 - December 31, 2013

Rosemary Knight, born August 31,1924, died peacefully on December 31, 2013 while living at Villa Scalabrini.

Sheridan Coghlan Lannen June 13, 1918 - October 28, 2013

Sheridan Coghlan Lannen passed away peacefully at the age of 95 on October 28, 2013 in Burbank, California at her home in the company of her children.

Richard Lee ("Dick") Wallenius

Richard Lee (“Dick”) Wallenius, 89, departed Glendale Memorial Hospital to be with the Lord January 4th 2014. Born in Glendale September 21, 1924, he was the son of Arthur William (Wally) Wallenius and Hilda Horstman Wallenius.

Cozette Victoria Fletcher Pastor September 7, 1920 - December 12, 2013

Cozy, age 93, passed away December 12, 2013 at her home in Burbank, California, surrounded by her family. She was active in the Burbank YMCA, Burbank Rotary Club and was an accomplished painter. She is survived by her son Jeff Pastor; seven grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and one great-great...

David Gomez August 18, 1939 - December 19, 2013

David Gomez passed away on December 19, 2013, after a long and hard fought battle with Diabetes. Born in El Paso, Texas on August 18, 1939, he moved with his family to Burbank, California in 1941. He attended Burbank High School, and after graduation, enlisted in the US Army and served as an 82nd...

Douglas L Humphrey July 2, 1948 - December 24, 2013

Douglas L Humphrey, 65, of Baldwin Lake passed away Tuesday at Bear Valley Community Hospital.

Michael L. McNamee August 29, 1939 - January 2, 2014

Coach Mickey McNamee, age 74 of Monrovia, passed away peacefully on January 2. Mickey was born August 29, 1939 to parents Arthur and Nellie. He grew up in Burbank and found his first love playing baseball in the outfields at Olive Recreational Center and at John Burroughs High School where he was...

Kevin Arthur Traxler August 20, 1964 - December 11, 2013

Kevin A.Traxler passed away suddenly in Burbank, California at the age of 49. Kevin was raised in Simi Valley, graduated from CSUN and worked for the Walt Disney Company for over 20 years. Kevin was also a well known theatrical producer. He is survived by his wife, son and extended family. RIP...

Jenny Porco Saraceno June 9, 1931 - December 26, 2013

Jenny Porco Saraceno passed away in Burbank on December 26, 2013 after a brief illness. She was born in Detroit, MI. in 1931 to Jack and Filomena Porco.

Louise Phipps Hart Crandall

Louise Phipps Hart Crandall, age 81, our beloved mother and grandmother, peacefully passed away on October 7th, 2013, in Laguna Niguel, California. A loving, inspirational, and accomplished woman, deeply devoted to her family and friends, Louise is missed by all who were blessed to know her. Her...

Maria Grazia Gorman September 8, 1928 - December 22, 2013

It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of our beloved mother, Maria G. Gorman (Bartolucci). Maria was born in Livorno, Italy where she met her husband of 51 years, Thomas E. Gorman (a U.S. Army military policeman) after the end of WWII. Maria lived in Danielson, Connecticut...

Richard J. Cross

With heavy hearts and eternal hope, the family of Richard Cross announces his passing on December 19, 2013. Richard follows his beloved wife of 56 years, Susie. He is survived by his son John Cross and his wife, Donna, daughter Carolyn Suttle and her husband, Michael, and son Paul Cross. Richard&...

Louise A. Branuelas

BRANUELAS, Louise A., age 89, passed away December 18, 2013 in Temecula. Louise survived breast cancer at age 50 and worked as a clerk at the Glendale Memorial Hospital for 34 years untl age 84. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, two grandchildren and three nieces. She lived a full life...

Frederick Thomas Mace May 10, 1926 - November 26, 2013

Frederick Thomas Mace (Musumeci) passed away November 26, 2013 in Burbank, Ca. He was born in Hartford. Connecticut. Freddy is survived by his wife Nan, son Vincent, his wife Kathy, daughter Lucia Mace Dreher, her husband Will, grand and great grand daughters Gina and Isabella, sisters Millie Smith,...

George Walter Oswill

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at his home with family by his side.

Crystal Hope Klitz 4/17/32 - 11/22/13

Crystal Hope Klitz was born in Berlin, WI, lived in Madison for 40 years and Glendale, CA for 40 years. Chris was an employment counselor and volunteer at her church and the Braille Institute. She was a United Methodist and member of Eastern Star. She is survived by daughters, Carlynn Klitz of...

Timothy R. Scheck October 6, 1937 - December 4, 2013

After an energetic 5 years with a rare salivary gland cancer, Tim Scheck passed away at the age of 76, surrounded by family and friends.Timloved skiing, tennis, scuba diving, travel, his garden, Stanford, the Navy and fixing just about anything. Anyone who knew Tim knew he was endlessly generous...

Shirley Jean Hanson July 19, 1925 - December 2, 2013

Shirley Jean Hanson, 88, born on July 19, 1925 in Indianapolis, Indiana left this earth for the great blue yonder on December 2, 2013. A proud member of the 99’s Women’s Aviation Organization, Shirley participated in various air races such as the Cleveland Air Races and Powder Puff...

Jacquilyn A. Brooks

Jackie passed away December 3, 2013. There will be no service at this time.

Patrick Harold Hart April 19, 1958 - November 13, 2013

A member of a long time Glendale family, Patrick graduated Hoover HS and made his home in the area. An avid sportsman, Patrick established a business which allowed him to work outdoors and with people from all walks of life. After a long battle, and surrounded by family, Patrick peacefully succumbed...

Jeff Taylor, Longtime Foothills Resident, Lifelong Musician

Family and friends have been deeply saddened over the holiday by the Thanksgiving Day death of Jeff Taylor.

Evangeline A. Scarone March 9, 1927 - November 28, 2013

Memorial Tribute and Funeral Information at CrippenMortuary.com

Denise Therese Dedeaux July 20, 1947 - November 19, 2013

Denise Dedeaux, born in Los Angeles on July 20, 1947, passed away unexpectedly on November 19, 2013 in Glendale. She was the cherished daughter of the late Rod and Helen Dedeaux. The family lived for many years in the Los Feliz area and ultimately moved to Glendale, where Denise continued to live....

Cathy A. Sellitto August 15, 1951 - November 20, 2013

Cathy A. Sellitto, 62, of Glendale, CA, passed away November 20, 2013, at home after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was a kind, gentle person who appreciated the simple things in life; loved by all who knew her. She had a great sense of humor even in her illness; loved nature, animals,...

Pansy I. Adams October 6, 1915 - November 18, 2013

With our heavy hearts the family announces the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Pansy was born in Saskatchewan, Canada. She moved to Burbank in 1943. She was predeceased by her husband, retired Burbank Fireman, Ed Adams. She is survived by her children, Bob, Sandy...

Alfonso S. Villalobos May 14, 1928 - November 13, 2013

Alfonso S. Villalobos passed away Wednesday, November 13 at Glendale Memorial Hospital with family and friends around him. A service will be held Saturday, November 23 at Forest Lawn, Glendale at 1:00 pm.

Erin Ann Doherty

Erin Ann Doherty passed away November 7, 2013.

Ramon M. Lares July 9, 1930 - November 6, 2013

It is with deepest sadness that the family announces the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather (Weto). Ramon was born in Los Angeles and raised in West Sacramento. He attended Clarksburg high school where he excelled in football, baseball and track.

Suzanne Elaine Vercruse November 29, 1948 - November 14, 2013

Suzanne Elaine Vercruse passed away at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, CA on Thursday from complications of a massive stroke associated with CLL Leukemia. She was 64. Mrs. Vercruse grew up in the San Gabriel Valley with many friends and family in the Glendale, Pasadena and Alhambra areas....

Sheila B Caamano March 13, 1921 - November 11, 2013

Sheila Caamano, age 92, passed away peacefully at Verdugo Hills Hospital. Born in Birmingham England, daughter of James T. McCloskey. She was raised in Chicago where she eventually met and married August Caamano. Together Sheila and August raised five children. Sheila, August and their youngest...

Charlene Baer

Charlene Baer passed away November 03, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband Jon Baer, son Matthew McGrady, daughter Zoë Baer, stepmother Dottie Hess, brothers Jeff Hess, Josh Johnson, and Andrew Hess, as well as three stepdaughters: Mindy Orosco, Tonya...

June F. Taylor July 14, 1939 - November 5, 2013

June Flanagan Taylor passed away on Tuesday, November 5th after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. June was a warm, loving, happy and giving person to her family and friends. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

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