Oct. 2, 1929 - Jan. 17, 2018
Long time Pleasanton resident, Mary Chilton Potts Barlow, made The Inevitable Transition on January 17, 2018. She was 88 years old. “Chilli”, as she was known to friends and acquaintances, made the transition peacefully and gracefully, surrounded by the love and presence of her children and two generations of family.
Chilli was born in Harlingen, Texas on October 2, 1929 and grew up in sout...
John Eugene Holst
March 23, 1947 - Jan. 13, 2018
veteran, business, sports
Heaven gained an angel on Saturday, January 13, 2018 when John Eugene Holst, 70, a 30-year resident of Pleasanton, passed away. He was born in Newark, NJ and moved to the Bay Area with his family in 1982. He proudly gave his service to our country as a Vietnam Veteran. John was an avid San Jose Earthquakes and Golden State Warriors fan. He was a referee, coach and mentor for the Pleasanton Soccer ...
Pamela Sue Campion
Dec. 10, 1949 - Jan. 5, 2018
Pamela Campion died peacefully at home at the age of 68 following a quick battle with an aggressive cancer on Friday, January 5, 2018. She was surrounded by family and friends.
Pam was born December 10, 1949, in Modesto, Calif. She grew up in Sonora, Calif., spent 11 years in Downers Grove, Ill., and lived in Pleasanton since 1984.
A graduate of California State Sacramento and Sonora High Sc...
Isabelle DeKoven, a Pleasanton resident for 15 years, passed away on January 5th, 2018. Born in Paris, France, on January 22nd, 1939, she fled with her mother to Montpellier in the south of France to escape the Nazis. Isabelle moved to Los Angeles in 1962, and in 1963 married Michael DeKoven. Among her passions: Mozart, Beethoven, The Beatles, films, reading novels and newspapers, chocolate, and ...
Kazuo "Kay" Hatsushi, a resident of Pleasanton since 1971, passed quietly surrounded by his family on Christmas Day, December 25, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Takiko, his two sons, Mori and Ted, his daughter, Amy Hatsushi-Hughes, his brothers Mutsuro and Satoru Hatsushi, and his sister, Yoko Hiramine. Preceding him in death were his brothers Yasuo and Masaru Hatsushi. He is als...
June 4, 1937 - Dec. 13, 2017
Gina Gangi (Helen Jean Dalba), age 80, entered peacefully into rest at The Parkview in Pleasanton, CA surrounded by loved ones on December 13, 2017 after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Born June 4, 1937 to Russell and Jane Dalba in Rochester, New York.
She married Demetrio Donald Errigo and had three children, Jennifer (Jean Marie), Salvator Donald, and Russell Christopher. Later reloca...
Jason ‘Jay’ Vitalicia Comendador passed away on December 11th, 2017 in Walnut Creek, CA due to complications from his battle with kidney disease. He was 45.
Born on May 25, 1972 in Oakland, CA, Jay was the only child of Jaime and Teresita (Vitalicia) Comendador, who both predeceased him. The lifelong Bay Area resident was a 1990 graduate of Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, CA; whe...
Richard passed away peacefully at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs, Ca. On Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. He was born on July 12, 1966 in Alameda, Ca. Richard was a graduate of Foothill High School in Pleasanton, CA and attended San Francisco City College. He worked for Wells Fargo for 20 plus years and was transferred to Portland, Oregon in 1996. He then moved to Palm Springs in June 2014.
Jason Curtis Goldberg, a 23-year resident of Pleasanton, sadly passed at the age of 39 on November 30, 2017, just a month away from his 40th birthday. Jason was born in Livermore California on December 25, 1977. He was educated in Pleasanton; attended Walnut Grove Elementary, Harvest Park Middle, and Amador High Schools. Jason was gifted mentally and physically. He loved learning, especially Histo...
April 28, 1920 - Nov. 29, 2017
Kaoru (Carl) Masuda, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on November 29, 2017 at the age of 97. Kaoru was born in San Francisco and grew up in Pleasanton, CA, with his father farming hops on Hopyard Road, and in Cortez, a Japanese-American farming community (near Ballico, CA), where he, along with his wife Yuriko (Yamamoto) of 65 years, ra...
Peggy Case Blanco
July 17, 1949 - November 28, 2017
Peggy received her wings to fly cancer-free while surrounded by love in her Pleasanton home. Peggy was born in a small town in Southern California and lived in the Bay Area since age one. For the last 47 years she lived in Pleasanton, where she raised her two daughters. Peggy was very active in PTA, Girl Scouts, and volunteering at her daughter...
Violet Campbell, 16, of Pleasanton, died at 11:45 p.m., Wednesday, November 22, 2017, from injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident in Livermore, California.
Violet was born March 24, 2001 and grew up in Pleasanton with her grandparents. Violet brought happiness to everyone who was around her. She was always smiling and loved to live a free life, doing things her own way. Violet is survive...
Marjorie L. Slayman, 93, of Pleasanton, CA passed away in her sleep late in the evening on Tues, Nov 14, 2017. Margie was an amazing combination of grace and fire. She could gain a friend in an instant with her engagement, generosity, and sincere interest in others. At the same time, she was a fierce competitor in life and at the card table. Born in Erie, PA, Margie Lawson was a free spirit w...
Gloria J. Cameron, 71 of Soledad, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend. She will be greatly missed and our family gatherings will never be the same without her sense of humor.
Gloria was born on March 11, 1946 in Pontiac Michigan to Albert Clarence Clarno and Frances Mariah Duncan. She was the on...
March 22, 1941 - Oct. 31, 2017
St. George, Utah
Clark Theodore Gunson, 76, resident of St. George, Utah since 2016, formerly a resident of Pleasanton, California for 47 years, passed away on October 31, 2017, at Autumn Park Assisted Living Home in Washington, Utah. Clark was born on March 22, 1941, at Monterey Park, California, the youngest of four children of John Theodore Gunson and Ethel Louise Wilde Gunson. He married Joanne Elizabeth Ro...