Paid Obituaries

Edward T Hancock
April 1940 - February 2015

Edward T Hancock "Mr. Ed" passed away on February 25th. Ed owned and operated a successful local business, "Mr. Ed's Volkswagen Service and Repair" in Glendale for many years.

Dolores Margaret Boysen<br/>June 16, 1920 - February 23, 2015

Dolores Margaret Boysen
June 16, 1920 - February 23, 2015

Dolores Parry Boysen, 94, a 60 years long resident of Burbank, CA passed away on February 23, 2015 in Burbank, California.

Russell Lee Wassell<br/>July 15, 1936 - February 12, 2015

Russell Lee Wassell
July 15, 1936 - February 12, 2015

Russell Wassell, age 78, died on Thursday, February 12, 2015.  Russ passed away shortly after returning from a vacation in Mexico.  This was one of many fantastic yearly adventures he shared with his wife, Patti and his Gallivanter friends. 

Richard G. Apgar<br/>November 18, 1947 - January 31, 2015

Richard G. Apgar
November 18, 1947 - January 31, 2015

Richard “Rick” Glen Apgar - loving father, brother, uncle, and friend - passed away unexpectedly on January 31, 2015 in Henderson, NV at the age of 67.

Pauline Unch
May 8, 1919 - February 10, 2015

Born in Madera, Pa, Pauline was married to the late James Unch, who died in 1997. A resident of Burbank for 73 years, she is survived by three children: Darrell J. Unch, Jacqueline Unch, and Kenneth Unch; four grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.

Arthur I. Austin<br/>August 28, 1928 - February 3, 2015

Arthur I. Austin
August 28, 1928 - February 3, 2015

Arthur Irving Austin of Burbank CA died on February 3, 2015 after a short illness.  He was 86 years old. 

Donna Mae Farrell<br/>January 29, 1926 - February 12, 2015

Donna Mae Farrell
January 29, 1926 - February 12, 2015

Donna Mae Goss Farrell, age 89, died of natural cause’s incident to old age on February 12, 2015 at her home in Burbank.  Donna is survived by her 5 children Melinda (Merrill) Barney, Roxanne Whittekiend, Gerry (Nancy) Goss, Michael (Cleo) Goss and Jodi Peltier.  She also has 17...

Robert Oliver French
August 9, 1922 - February 3, 2015

   Robert Oliver French (Bob) was born in Los Angeles, CA, to Oliver Edwin French and Frances Annette Myers. He passed away peacefully in Pasadena at the age of 92.

Kenneth I. Sebo

Kenneth I. Sebo

Born 1925, in Minot, North Dakota. Passed away February 10, 2015 in Burbank. 60 year resident of Burbank and Glendale.  Retired from Warner Bros. Pictures.

Lorraine Ferne Nelson
June 27, 1921 - January 8, 2015

Lorraine Ferne Nelson passed away January 8, 2015 in Apple Valley California. She is survived by her two sons Dennis Nelson and wife Leona, Gary Nelson and wife Paula. Four grandchildren Daniel and wife Joanne, David and wife Jennifer, Scott and wife Michelle, Kerie Nelson and eight great...

Alan Crawford
March 15, 1957 - January 22, 2015

Devoted and loving father of Kevin and Sean Crawford.  Al worked as a golf professional at the Griffith Park Golf Shop for many years.

Rita Claire (McKinnon) Nigg<br/>August 24, 1928 -November 2, 2014

Rita Claire (McKinnon) Nigg
August 24, 1928 -November 2, 2014

Rita, beloved Mother and dear friend to all who knew her, was born at Queen of the Angels Hospital in Los Angeles to Clara G. McKinnon and Lawrence A. McKinnon in the summer of 1928. She received her Catholic Elementary education in Beverly Hills and attended High School at Saint Monica's High...

Thomas Joseph Kregler<br/>November 10, 1956 - January 20, 2015

Thomas Joseph Kregler
November 10, 1956 - January 20, 2015

Thomas Joseph Kregler, 58, passed away peacefully at home in Burbank on the morning of January 20, 2015 after his courageous fight with ALS.

Luis Rey Cardenas<br/>August 25, 1927 - January 21, 2015

Luis Rey Cardenas
August 25, 1927 - January 21, 2015

Luis “Louie” Cardenas, 87, passed away on the morning of January 21st at Windsor Gardens Healthcare Center in North Hollywood after a brief illness and long battle with dementia. 

Freda May Staines
April 3, 1923 - January 22, 2015

Freda May Staines, 91, born on April 3, 1923, in London, England, passed away January 22, 2015. She resided in Gilbert, AZ at the time of her passing. She had previously lived in Glendale for more than 50 years.  Arrangements are under the care of Forest Lawn, Glendale, CA.

Jill Dulcene Snyder<br/>June 23, 1947 - January 27, 2015

Jill Dulcene Snyder
June 23, 1947 - January 27, 2015

Jill Snyder, 67, formally of Glendale, California passed away last Tuesday in Sutherlin, Oregon. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to Bob and Betty Turnbull.

Marjorie Baker Schilling<br/>October 25, 1945 - January 19, 2015

Marjorie Baker Schilling
October 25, 1945 - January 19, 2015

Marjorie Baker Schilling passed away January 19, 2015 after a short illness and was buried at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills.

R. Richard Heppe
March 4, 1923 - January 18, 2015

R. Richard “Dick” Heppe passed away from complications of heart disease at his home at The Forum Retirement Community in Cupertino, CA on January 18, 2015.

Merle Lucille Woodburn</br> October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

Merle Lucille Woodburn
October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

Merle Lucille Woodburn (93) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of January 15, 2015. Merle was a very active member of the Burbank Community where she lived for over 72 years.

Anita L. Vennari<br/>July 28, 1937 - January 14, 2015

Anita L. Vennari
July 28, 1937 - January 14, 2015

Anita Vennari was born in Los Angeles and passed away at her home in Burbank. 

Diane Pierrot Berger
July 9, 1945 - January 14, 2015

Diane Pierrot Berger, 69, passed away on January 14th, 2015 at her home in LaCrescenta CA.  She was the wife of Robert Berger. They shared 50 years of marriage together.

Eleanore Genevieve Babchuck<br/>September 7, 1918 - December 15, 2014

Eleanore Genevieve Babchuck
September 7, 1918 - December 15, 2014

Eleanore Babchuck passed away peacefully on December 15, 2014 surrounded by her family.  She was 96 years old.  Eleanore was active in the Burbank and Glendale Emblem clubs, Order Of The Eastern Star, Burbank Civic Light Opera, and Foothill Service Club for the Blind. 

Wilhelmina Bendgen Browning<br/>December 1, 1932 - November 4, 2014

Wilhelmina Bendgen Browning
December 1, 1932 - November 4, 2014

She died peacefully in her sleep November 4, 2014, in her pretty little cottage, in Glendale, CA. Wilhelmina was born December 1, 1932, in Morgantown, West Virginia, the oldest of five children. She graduated from Morgantown High School and entered West Virginia University. There she earned her BS...

Charlotte Avon Simon<br/>April 20, 1924 - January 3 2015

Charlotte Avon Simon
April 20, 1924 - January 3 2015

Charlotte Avon Simon beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away at her residence in Pasadena January 3, 2015.  She was born on April 20, 1924 in Waterloo, Iowa to Hortense Ray Koch and Milo Araund Koch.  Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband Duane Lee Simon and is survived...

Genevieve Sultenfuss
August 12, 1910 - November 20, 2014

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Elsa Anna Peterson<br/>August 29, 1919 - January 3, 2015

Elsa Anna Peterson
August 29, 1919 - January 3, 2015

Our beloved Elsie (Mor Mor) passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her home in San Diego.  Born in Rockford, IL, Elsie was married to Rolland for 60 years.  Residing in Burbank, they were founding members of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. She worked at Home Savings, was active in...

Glenn Darrell Taylor<br/>June 9, 1919 - January 8, 2015

Glenn Darrell Taylor
June 9, 1919 - January 8, 2015

Glenn Darrell Taylor (95) passed away on January 8, 2015 after a short illness. He and his wife Vera celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary in November, 2014. They were married in Burbank Foursquare (Media City) Church on Providencia Ave. in Burbank in 1939, and it is still their church home....

Joanne Moore<br/> February 18, 1936 - January 8, 2015

Joanne Moore
February 18, 1936 - January 8, 2015

Joanne Moore, a long time Glendale resident, passed away peacefully in her sleep brought on by complications of Alzheimer's Disease.  Joanne was born in Los Angeles and attended North Hollywood High and continued her education at Redlands University and USC where she graduated in Education. She...

Paul James Owen<br/> May 11, 1933 - January 12, 2015

Paul James Owen
May 11, 1933 - January 12, 2015

Paul James Owen was welcomed into heaven on January 12, 2015 at the age of 81.  He leaves his wife of 64 years, Floy; 5 children: Viva Moehnle (Johannes), Paula Billings (Jim), Elva Sherman (Jym), Paul Owen III (Jan), Brian Owen (Leslie); 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, 2 nephews...

Leonard Anthony Brancatelli</br> February 10, 1943 - December 12, 2014

Leonard Anthony Brancatelli
February 10, 1943 - December 12, 2014

Leonard Brancatelli passed away peacefully in the arms of his daughter, Leesa, with his son-in-law, Mark, by his side on December 12, 2014.

John Joseph Mulcahy
December 5, 1918 - January 9, 2015

Born in Chicago, Illinois, John is survived by his wife, Loretta Mulcahy, his daughter, Mary Harting, his son-in-law, Roy Harting, his grand-daughter, Amanda Harting, nieces and nephews. John is a veteran of WWII where he served as a radio operator for the Air Force 354th Fighter Group. He retired...

Louis S. Hayward<br/>February 12, 1917 - December 31, 2014

Louis S. Hayward
February 12, 1917 - December 31, 2014

The long and rich life of Louis S. Hayward, 97, came to a peaceful end on December 31, 2014 at his home in Twin Falls with his 3 children by his side.  Louis was born on February 12, 1917 in Burbank, CA to Julian and Ruth Hayward and he was raised in Glendale CA where he lived for 78 of his...

Elizabeth "Betty" Wallis Terry Evans
December 2, 1941 - January 5, 2015

Born to Mildred Shearin Terry and Wallace C. Terry I at West Point Academy. Came to Glendale, California in 1949 with her mother, older sister (Cathy) and younger brother (Wally II).

Ila Woodmansee
July 11, 1920 - January 5, 2015

Ila Woodmansee (Henneberry) passed away peacefully on January 5th, 2015 at the age of 94. She is survived by her three children Ed Woodmansee, Mary Jo Temple, and Donna Melone, 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Harold J Miller<br/>June 7, 1924 - January 8, 2015

Harold J Miller
June 7, 1924 - January 8, 2015

Harold J Miller passed away peacefully on January 8, 2015 surrounded by his family.  He was 90 years old.  Harold was pre-deceased by Mary Lou, his bride of 65 years, only 12 days prior.  They were never meant to be apart. 

Barbara McAllister Paige<br/> August 21, 1925 - January 3, 2015

Barbara McAllister Paige
August 21, 1925 - January 3, 2015

Barbara McAllister Paige passed over to heaven after a long battle with Alzheimer.  She lived in Glendale over 80 years. 

Nina Dudenhoeffer<br/>December 25, 1928 - October 27, 2014

Nina Dudenhoeffer
December 25, 1928 - October 27, 2014

Nina Dudenhoeffer, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in San Luis Obispo, CA following a brief illness.

Ruth Kennedy<br/>November 16, 1914 - January 1, 2015

Ruth Kennedy
November 16, 1914 - January 1, 2015

Ruth Kennedy, 100, of Burbank passed away January 1st 2015.

Norman E. Drain<br/>July 19, 1923 - December 6, 2014

Norman E. Drain
July 19, 1923 - December 6, 2014

Norman E. Drain, of San Luis Obispo, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, December 6, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 9 years Bette Drain, his daughter Nancy Drain Totta, his son Donald A Drain and his wife Jill Drain and his two grandchildren Matthew and Candice Drain. 

Molly Malone Henderson<br/>September 5, 1963 - November 30, 2014

Molly Malone Henderson
September 5, 1963 - November 30, 2014

Molly Malone Henderson, 51, passed away November 30, 2014 at her home in Temecula, after a 2 year battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her husband, Socks; mother, Maggie; brothers, Keith Malone and Curtis Malone; sisters, Valerie Clements (Gary), Julie Dunbar, and Lisa McLaughlin (Jim);...

Mary Lou Miller<br/>April 6, 1927 - December 27, 2014

Mary Lou Miller
April 6, 1927 - December 27, 2014

Mary Lou Miller (nee Becker) passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and granddaughter on Saturday, December 27, 2014.  She was 87 years old.

Lloyd Charles Todd<br/>January 7, 1944 - November 21, 2014

Lloyd Charles Todd
January 7, 1944 - November 21, 2014

Lloyd Todd passed away peacefully November 21, 2014 in Kennewick, WA surrounded by his family. He was born and raised in Studio City, CA and lived there most of his life until moving to Burbank in 1995. He began his career in the studios where he worked for 15 years before leaving to start his own...

Diane Bernice Thisdell<br/>July 9, 1935 - December 24, 2014

Diane Bernice Thisdell
July 9, 1935 - December 24, 2014

Known for her positive attitude and willingness to help, as well as her creativity, Diane Thisdell will be missed by family and friends.   She lost her battle to cancer on December 24, at home surrounded by her loving family. 

Fred L. Turrill<br/> September 14, 1922 - December 24, 2014

Fred L. Turrill
September 14, 1922 - December 24, 2014

Fred L. Turrill passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on Christmas Eve.  Born in Redlands to the late Gardner S. and Marie J. Turrill, Fred spent most of his life in Glendale, CA.  He graduated Valedictorian of the Hoover High School class of 1940, and after two years at...

Marilyn Brown Olson<br/> March 27, 1931 - December 20, 2014

Marilyn Brown Olson
March 27, 1931 - December 20, 2014

Marilyn Brown Olson, beloved Wife, Mother, Daughter, “Grammie,” “GG,” Sister-in-Law, and Friend, passed away suddenly (heart failure) at her home on December 20, 2014, just one day after returning home from a wonderful 15-day Hawaiian Cruise, with her husband, Earle.

Diane Bernice Thisdell<br/> July 9, 1935 - December 24, 2014

Diane Bernice Thisdell
July 9, 1935 - December 24, 2014

Known for her positive attitude and willingness to help, as well as her creativity, Diane Thisdell will be missed by family and friends.   She lost her battle to cancer on December 24, at home surrounded by her loving family.

George Kawaa Hubbell III<br/> November 15, 1941 - December 17, 2014

George Kawaa Hubbell III
November 15, 1941 - December 17, 2014

George Kawa'a Hubbell III passed away in the presence of family on December 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA. George was born in Honolulu, Hawai'i on November 15,1941 to George Kawa'a Jr. and Victoria Ku'uleialoha McKee. George was raised in Honolulu and La'ie on O'ahu. He attended Roosevelt High...

Donald P. Herman<br/>April 29, 1927 - December 8, 2014

Donald P. Herman
April 29, 1927 - December 8, 2014

Donald Herman, resident of La Canada for 55 years, died peacefully on December 8, 2014. He leaves his wife, Athel, their three sons, Ken, Carl, and Eric, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
July 7, 1928 - November 23, 2014

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

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
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
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
July 6, 1925 - November 6, 2014

Resident of La Canada for 35 years.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
July 16, 1936 - September 11, 2014

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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
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.

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