Rudolph "Bud" Amouroux
Sept. 27, 1925 - Dec. 11, 2013
Resident of Newark
Rudolph "Bud" Amouroux passed away on December 11, 2013 at his home in Newark, CA. He is survived by his wife Susan (Cecchettini), son John (Meg), daughter Teri (Rich) Chapa, stepson Don Kadish, and dear sister Connie Chesley. Loving grandfather of Matthew, Ryan, D.J., and Michael. He was preceded in death by his first wife Rose (Valdovinos).
A proud U.S. Veteran of three wars, he honorably served his country in WWII
(Navy), and in Korea and Vietnam (Marine Corps). In retirement he remained active in veterans events through the Marine Corps League. Following his active duty, he shifted to civilian service with the California State Police, retiring as Chief of Police at Agnew State Hospital in Santa Clara, CA.
Well-known for his endless and always entertaining stories, he also took great joy in gardening, RVing, and woodworking. Any spare moment was spent with a book in his hand and a dog in his lap.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 19, from 4-8pm with a Vigil at 7:15pm, all at Fremont Memorial Chapel, 3723 Peralta Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 20, 10:30am at St. Edward Catholic Church, 5788 Thornton Ave., Newark, CA 94560. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hayward, CA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bud's memory to the
by calling 1-800-227-2345.