Hugh was a devoted and loving husband and father who enjoyed life with his family and friends. His lifelong love of music began when he sang in his high school chorus and continued when he learned to play the guitar and banjo. He enjoyed going to musicals, folk music festivals, light opera and opera.
Hugh was born to Helen and Alvin Hempill in New Castle, PA, but grew up in Chicago, IL. Frequen...
Sept. 3, 1957 - April 5, 2015
Anju died after a 13-month battle with cancer Easter Sunday at the age of 57.
She is survived by her husband, Tarun of Pleasanton, three children Sanam (Thakur) in Hong Kong, Mika, Nikhil; her parents Bhim and Sarla Makhija of New Delhi, India; her brother Vineet Makhija in Sydney, Australia and her brother Rajiv Makhija in Hong Kong. Her brother, Sanjay Makhija, has passed away....
June 19, 1933 - March 25, 2015
Rudy Johnson of Pleasanton passed away peacefully on March 25, 2015.
Rudy had great strength of character, a deep understanding of the frailty of the human condition, and the ability to understood people’s struggles. With his calm, steady and compassionate gaze, he could always listen without judgment and provide wise counsel. He also had an appreciation for subtle humor, music, poetry and lite...
Betty Jane Puertas will be missed by family and friends. She lived a full life and enjoyed her family very much. Betty was the glue to the foundation of her family. She is survived by her son, Jerald of Pleasanton, CA, and 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson....
Jan. 19, 1945 - Jan. 26, 2015
Ocean Township, New Jersey
Paula Huettig, 70, of Ocean Township, NJ died peacefully at home on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, with her husband David, stepson Tom, and his wife Sue at her side.
Born in Georgia, Paula spent most of her life in Little Falls and Wayne, NJ. She worked for PF Laboratories, Inc. of Totowa, NJ and, in 2004, retired from her position in Human Resources after 27 years with the company. Following her retir...
Alan Curdy 65 of Gold Hill Or. passed away January 24, 2015 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center, Medford Or.
Alan was born April 17, 1949 to Frank and Maxine Curdy. He grew up in Pleasanton, Ca where he graduated from Amador High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and serviced in Vietnam. Alan moved to Rogue Valley in 1984 and worked in the metal fabrication trade. He married Sally M...
July 13, 1930 - Dec. 26, 2014
Dr. Ward Bosworth Skinner died peacefully on December 26, 2014 in Castro Valley, California at the age of 84.
Ward is survived by his daughter, Luree Jones of Pleasanton and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and son, Ward David Skinner.
Ward was very active in the community. Ward opened his dental practice in Hayward in the early 1960's, where he joined the Ha...
A memorial service celebrating the life of long-time Pleasanton resident Nancy Ellen Dyer Shelton will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at Centerpointe Presbyterian Church, 3410 Cornerstone Court, Pleasanton. Mrs. Shelton died November 16, 2014 at the age of 83. She and her husband, Donald, have lived in Pleasanton since 1967.
Nancy was born June 27, 1931 in Salinas to Flo and Maur...
Oct. 24, 1985 - Nov. 11, 2014
John Garrett Boerman, 29, of Folsom, CA died Nov. 11, 2014 at his home after a more than four year battle with cancer.
He is survived by his parents, Carla and Brian Boerman of Folsom; his brother, Jake Boerman of Lincoln, CA; his grandmother, Elizabeth Boerman of Citrus Heights, CA and several other extended family members. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Emo Boerman of Alameda, C...
Gary Lee Thompson, 62, of Wild Rose, WI, formerly of Pleasanton died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. He was born July 2, 1952, in Moline, Illinois. He moved to Pleasanton in 1969 and enrolled in Amador Valley High School, graduating in 1971. Gary was dedicated to helping others, and served as a caregiver to many residents in the Pleasanton area.
After high school, Gary volunteered many hours at the lo...
Dora Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Dean Nairn. She is survived by 4 children, Cindie, Randy, Caine and Warren; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
Dora Mae touched the lives of so many and was a fixture in her community for decades, providing daycare for over 30 years.
Services will be held at Graham-Hitch Mortuary at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, immediately follow...