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December 10, 2017

In Memoriam

Donald A. Buell

In Memoriam

Donald A. Buell

San Jose, CA

In Loving Memory Donald A. Buell Feb. 4, 1925 - Nov. 15, 2017 Born Feb 4, 1925 to Jewett C. Buell and Eva Lorraine Allen (Buell) in Pueblo, CO. Died November 15, 2017, in Denver, CO, at peace with his life and surrounded by family. Grew up in Ordway, CO where he met Ada...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Bonita Hesse Chandler

Bonita Hesse Chandler

Mill Valley, CA

Bonita Hesse Chandler March 16, 1927 - November 26, 2017 Resident of Mill Valley Bonita Hesse Chandler, 90, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2017 at 1:20 pm. She was surrounded by loving family. She will always be remembered as an outgoing, honest, and deeply caring...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Vernon Robert Chang (Uncle Vern)

Vernon Robert Chang (Uncle Vern)

San Jose, CA

Vernon Robert (Uncle Vern) Chang June 19, 1933 - Dec. 5, 2017 Resident of San Jose Vernon passed away, surrounded by family, on December 5, 2017 at the age of 84. Born on June 19, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the eldest of four children to Robert and Louise Chang of Pearl City,...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Giuseppe Gino Duchi

Giuseppe Gino Duchi

Millbrae, CA

Giuseppe Gino Duchi Resident of San Bruno Giuseppe Gino Duchi was born on October 14, 1929 in Massacarada, Tuscany, Italy. Gino passed away at home in San Bruno on December 7, 2017. He was 88. He immigrated to the United States at 19 years old to McCloud, California. A few...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Manuel R. Fortes

Manuel R. Fortes

Redwood City, CA

Manuel R. Fortes Aug. 3, 1931 - Dec. 4, 2017 Redwood City Manuel R. Fortes, 86, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2017 in Redwood City CA surrounded by his loving family. A life-long resident of Redwood City, Manuel was born on August 3, 1931 and was the youngest of...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Helen Barba Gallegos

Helen Barba Gallegos

San Jose, CA

Helen Barba Gallegos 1/12/1932 - 12/3/2017 Resident of San Jose Born in Corona, Ca on January 12, 1932, and went home to be with the Lord on December 3, 2017. Preceded in death by her Beloved Husband, Lawrence Gallegos Sr. Loving mother of Lawrence Jr., Kathy, Joseph Sr. and...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Dorothy Uusitalo Hamilton

Dorothy Uusitalo Hamilton

San Jose, CA

Dorothy Uusitalo Hamilton Sept. 8, 1928 – Dec. 7, 2017 Resident of Los Gatos, Ca. The oldest of three children, Dorothy was born in Biwabik, Minnesota to Sylvia and Jacob Uusitalo. The Family moved to state of Washington in 1940. She was graduate of Central Washington...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Gayle Countryman Jones

Gayle Countryman Jones

San Jose, CA

Gayle Countryman Jones Resident of Los Gatos Gayle Countryman Jones lived large. Her zest for life was contagious and admirable. A strong passion for helping others drove Gayle to impact many lives, and was felt throughout our community. Complications from Lewy Bodies Dementia...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Adelbert Wallace Kenyon

Adelbert Wallace Kenyon

San Jose, CA

Adelbert Wallace Kenyon Dec. 1922 - Dec. 2017 Resident of Santa Clara Adelbert Wallace Kenyon also known as Dell Kenyon is an American hero! A World War II veteran, U.S. Air Force-723rd Squadron. 15TH Air Force 450th Bombardment Group-Cotton Tails-B 24 Liberator and POW in...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

John R. O'Brien

John R. O'Brien

San Mateo, CA

John R. O'Brien Sep. 25, 1960 - Dec. 2, 2017 Resident of San Mateo John R. O'Brien quietly passed away at home with Hospice staff and family by his side after a yearlong battle with Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer. He is the son of James (deceased) and survived by his Mother Anne,...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10, 2017.

Eleanor Patten

Eleanor Patten

Los Gatos, CA

Eleanor Patten May 1, 1930 - December 1, 2017 Resident of Saratoga Survived by her brother Charles, children - Susan, Kevin, and Mark, and grandchildren - Nicole and Sabrina. Viewing will be at Darling Fischer in Los Gatos on Friday December 15th from 3 PM until 6...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Dorothy Mae Swanson

Dorothy Mae Swanson

Sunnyvale, CA

Dorothy Mae Swanson February 5, 1919 - November 27, 2017 Resident of Cupertino Dorothy Mae Swanson, a longtime resident of the Sunny View Retirement Community in Cupertino, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 after a short bout with pneumonia. Dorothy was born Feb 5, 1919 at...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Mary Tucker-Newcomb

Mary Tucker-Newcomb

Mountain View, CA

Mary Tucker-Newcomb June 25, 1916 - November 24, 2017 Sunnyvale Mary Elizabeth Sundt Tucker Newcomb was born June 25, 1916 in Milaca, Minnesota and died November 24, 2017 at age 101 in Mountain View, California. She learned to play the piano at a young age from her mother, who...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Robert Oscar Wilhelm

Robert Oscar Wilhelm

Santa Cruz, CA

Robert Oscar Wilhelm July 7, 1918 - December 2, 2017 A Resident of Carmel Valley, CA Robert Oscar Wilhelm, 99, passed away from natural causes on December 2, 2017 in San Jose, California. Robert "Bob" was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Clarence Oscar and Agnes Virginia...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

Eulah Zgorzelski (Grapes)

Eulah Zgorzelski (Grapes)

Mountain View, CA

Eulah (Grapes) Zgorzelski Apr 6, 1923 - Nov 29, 2017 Mountain View Eulah was born in Coats Kansas on April 6, 1923. She passed away peacefully on November 29, 2017 from complications related to Alzheimers. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years,Victor. She lived...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 10, 2017.

December 9, 2017

Angelina Mary Chiesa

Angelina Mary Chiesa

Burlingame, CA

Angelina Mary Chiesa May 14, 1932 - Dec. 6, 2017 Resident of San Mateo Angie was born in San Francisco to Pietro & Mary Firpo. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy. She married Attilio Chiesa on April 28, 1962 and they settled in San Francisco. She worked for...

Raymond Guido "Guy" Dellavecchia

Raymond Guido "Guy" Dellavecchia

Santa Clara, CA

"Guy" (Raymond Guido) Dellavecchia Jan. 14, 1959 - Dec. 4, 2017 Resident of San Jose Was born in Stockton, California to Raymond and Ruth. He is the eldest brother of David and Mark. He was raised in Los Gatos and graduated from LGHS in 1977. He attended Cal Poly – SLO earning...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 9, 2017.

December 8, 2017

Robert James Blamer

Robert James Blamer

San Jose, CA

Robert James Blamer Sept 27, 1931 - Nov 20, 2017 Resident of San Jose Bob beloved husband, father, grandfather passed peacefully on November 20. Bob was born in Johnstown, Ohio. Served in the US Navy for 4 years. Worked at AT&T for 38 years. Survived by his loving wife,...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 8, 2017.
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