Paid Obituaries

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<br/>June 21, 1926 - September 2, 2014

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<br/>January 9, 1927 - August 26, 2014

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<br/>February 20, 1951 - September 5, 2014

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<br/>December 27, 1931 - August 26, 2014

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<br/>December 7, 1926 - August 18, 2014

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<br/>November 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014

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<br/>July 15, 1917 - August 30, 2014

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<br/>June 25, 1920 - August 21, 2014

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<br/>September 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014

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<br/>In Memoriam (1953 - 2012)

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.<br/>July 17, 1936 - August 17, 2014

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<br/> October 7, 1923 - August 15, 2014

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<br/>August 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014

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<br/>April 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014

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<br/>July 27, 1926 - August 17, 2014

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<br/>September 20, 1949 - August 11, 2014

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.<br/>January 16, 1925 - August 11, 2014

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<br/>July 20, 1919 - July 31, 2014

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<br/>November 18, 1955 - August 3, 2014

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<br/>May 21, 1919 - August 6, 2014

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<br/>April 27, 1958 - August 7, 2014

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<br/>July 8, 1971 - August 5, 2014

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<br/>November 25, 1923 - August 5, 2014

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<br/>July 28, 2014

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<br/>June 18, 1925 - July 19, 2014

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.<br/>August 29, 1922 - July 19, 2014

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...

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
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
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
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
March 12, 1934 - April 11, 2014

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

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

In Loving Memory of Shirley Rosa Simmons

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
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 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 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, 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.

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