Donald W. Martin passed away at the age of 91 on August 24th at his home in Pleasanton. He leaves his wife of 69 years, Joyce (Jodie) Martin, his sons Jeffrey and wife Wai Lan, Rick and his wife Carol, and Chris, along with seven grandchildren and two great granddaughters. He is also survived by his sister, Ruth Minter. He was preceded in death by his brother Paul Martin and sister Mary Rehm.
Aubrey Leo Copher
Feb. 19, 1939 - Aug. 17, 2017
Pleasanton, Alameda County, California
Aubrey Leo Copher passed away peacefully on August 17, 2017 at the age of 78, after a long struggle
with Cancer, with his Life Partner Wilma Smith by his side. Aubrey was known to Pleasanton as Al and
Sonny by his family and Colorado friends.
Al was born and raised in Englewood, Colorado. Al joined the Navy in June 11, 1956, serving on the
USS Princeton, in the Boiler Division, until his Honor...
James “Jim” Robert Laing passed away from cancer at his son’s home on August 17, 2017 in Livermore. He was 74 years old.
He leaves behind his children, son Robert Laing and his wife Diana of Livermore, his daughter Kathleen Schoening and her husband Clark of Georgetown, Texas; along with two beloved grandchildren, Emma Schoening and Ryan Laing.
Born and raised in the Bay Area, the son...
Eleuterio Mawili Ramos, 77, of Oakland, California, formerly of Tanay, Rizal, Philippines, passed away of natural causes on August 12, 2017 at his home in Oakland, California.
Visitation and viewing will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Holy Angels Funeral Services Center Chapel, located at 1051 Harder Road, Hayward, California 94542.
Catholic funeral s...
Manuela Carvalho Traylor passed away peacefully on August 7, 2017, at the age of 74, after a long struggle with Dementia. Manuela was born in Portugal, on the Azores island of Faial. The eldest of five children, she was 16 when she and her family moved to the United States. She spent the last 35 years of her life living in Pleasanton and had lived previously in Napa, San Leandro and Southern Calif...
Aug. 12, 1921 - Aug. 7, 2017
Peggy Greve Schwartz, 95, died peacefully on in Pleasanton, CA, surrounded by her loving family just days before her 96th birthday and weighed only 2 pounds 4 oz. when born.
Peggy was born in Colorado to Alma and Harry Greve. She had a beloved older brother Maynard Greve who predeceased her.
Peggy attended high school in Denver and then attended Colorado College where she met the love of her l...
Corrie Serranno Simon , 63, passed away from colon cancer on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at U.C, San Diego Medical Ctr in La Jolla, CA. She was born on December 31, 1954 in Malabang ,Lanao Province Philippines.
Corrie grew up in the Zamboanga City, Philippines before migrating to the United States in 1979. In 1978, she graduated from Silliman University in the Philippines, where she received...
Kaaren Anderson Northup, born in Chicago, May 26, 1944; entered into the care of the Lord on August 4, 2017.
Relocating to California at the age of two, Kaaren spent her early years on a ranch in the Central Valley moving to Pleasanton with her parents, Chan & Irene Henderson in 1956. Kaaren was a 1961 graduate of Amador High School. Active as Worthy Advisor of Rainbow Girls, Maid of Pleasa...
Jan. 18, 1954 - Aug. 2, 2017
Charisse (Cher) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of August 2 and returned to God, escaping the ravages of her long illness.
Cher is best known for the care and comfort she gave to her patients, and the love and cheer she brought to her large family.
She was born on January 18, 1954 in San Francisco and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1976. She went on to earn a Bachelor’s in Nur...
Tricia Halatsis, a lifelong resident of Hayward, passed away earlier this month following a short but heroic battle against leukemia.
Tricia is survived by her four children—whom she loved dearly—Jessica, Alicia, Nick and Ben, as well as her husband of 33 years Nick Halatsis.
Tricia was an active member of the Hayward community, working as a childcare aide for Hayward Unified School Di...
Gary Hilton Palmatier 3/26/1948 – 7/21/2017 Obituary
Parents: Wm J. & Hilton Audrey Palmatier
He is survived by Wife of 31 years, Penny D. Palmatier; Son, Seth Hilton & Darlene Palmatier; Son, Jason Palmatier; Grandson, Tyler Hilton Palmatier; Sister, Wendy & Reuben Watanabe; nephew, Mark Watanabe.
Gary was born 3/26/48 in West Nyack, New York, a graduate of University of Oregon 1969, a radio...
Anne was born in Spring Glenn, Utah to Antone and Mitzie Smolic. She was happily married to Robert Turner for 70 years.They began their married life in Oakland, CA and spent about 15 of their child rearing years in San Lorenzo before moving to Pleasanton where they lived approximately the last half century. Anne was loved and is survived by four of her children; Mitzie Gadd, Robynn Turner, Robe...
John Raymond Piekarski passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 while surrounded by his loving family.
John was born in Oak Park, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Forestry. He later attended the University of Oregon where he obtained a MBA in Forest Industry Management. He spent his early career in management in the forest ...
Feb. 22, 1949 - June 10, 2017
Arizona City, Arizona
Lynda Kay (Sharpe) Rodriguez, age 68, of Casa Grande, Arizona passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017.
Lynda was born on February, 22, 1949 in San Pablo, California to Walter “Jim” Sharpe and Wanda Sharpe (Bryant). She was the oldest of four siblings. Lynda was married for 36 years to David Rodriguez, of Niles, CA. They separated January 2016 when she relocated to Arizona.
Lynda graduated fr...
Tomislav passed away peacefully in his home on May 22nd, 2017. He grew up in Zagreb, Croatia and was a resident of Pleasanton for 21 years.
He was a proud father of three children, an amazing husband and grandfather. He was dedicated to providing the best for his family. Tomislav was loved by his many friends and colleagues, who will dearly miss him. His departure leaves a big hole in the hearts ...
Annette Georgis Abrott died April 28, 2017. She was born to Anthony and Margherite Giorgis on November 30, 1916. Annette was the youngest of five children: Anne, Kathleen, James, and Emma, all whom proceeded her in death. She is survived by her husband of 76 plus years, L. Arnold Abrott, her sons Arnold (Gloria) and Timothy (Kimberly), grandchildren Shannon (Michael), Kayla (Lance), Brad, Eva...