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December 13, 2017

Robert Edward Rae Andrews Jr.

Robert Edward Rae Andrews Jr.

San Jose, CA

Robert Edward Rae Andrews, Jr Aug. 23, 1948 - Dec. 4, 2017 Resident of San Jose, Native of Hawaii Robert (Bob) Andrews passed away on December 4, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. He was a generous and loving person who lit up the room with his presence. Bob was born...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 13, 2017.

Anna Davis

Anna Davis

Santa Clara, CA

Anna Davis Dec. 31, 1928 - Dec. 6, 2017 Resident of Saratoga Anna Davis passed away on December 6 at the age of 88 in Santa Clara. She was an exceptional woman and mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and foster grandparent to so many who loved her dearly. A Graveside...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 13, 2017.

George Theodore Forrester

George Theodore Forrester

Los Gatos, CA

George Theodore Forrester March 31, 1931 – Nov. 14, 2017 Resident of San Jose Born in New Jersey, George passed peacefully at his home in San Jose. Laid to rest at the Los Gatos Memorial Park in a private ceremony, he is survived by his devoted wife, Gilda, three children,...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 13, 2017.

Gayle Countryman Jones

Gayle Countryman Jones

San Jose, CA

Gayle Countryman Jones October 26, 1941- November 24, 2017. 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....

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times from Dec. 10 to Dec. 14, 2017.

Geraldine Morse

Geraldine Morse

Carson City, NV

Geraldine Morse Apr. 26, 1938 - Dec. 3, 2017 Carson City, Nevada Geri passed away after a lengthy illness. She was born in San Jose to Pearl & Herman Timmons. She is survived by her sister Genevieve Schaefer, daughter Linda Cathey, son David Morse, grandchildren, great...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 13, 2017.

December 12, 2017

Sam P. Arlotta

Sam P. Arlotta

San Jose, CA

Sam P. Arlotta July 20, 1928 - Dec. 6, 2017 Resident of San Jose Sam, a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017, with his loved ones by his side. He was predeceased by his wife Helen of 48 years and daughter Peggy....

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 12, 2017.

Alice Fischgrund

Alice Fischgrund

Palo Alto, CA

Alice Fischgrund March 15, 1928 – December 9, 2017 Resident of Palo Alto Born in Los Angeles to Karl and Celia Weiss, moved to San Francisco as teenager, attended Lowell High, UC Berkeley and San Francisco State. Acted and danced ballet during that time. Became a social worker...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 12, 2017.

Lawrence Giraudo

Lawrence Giraudo

San Jose, CA

Lawrence Giraudo March 5, 1930 - December 6, 2017 San Jose Lawerence (Doc) Giraudo, 87, passed away peacefully the evening of December 6, 2017, at his home in San Jose, California. Doc was born March 5, 1930 to Allessio and Ethel (Baldwin) Giraudo in Bache, Oklahoma, the...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 12, 2017.

Henry J. LaPlante

Henry J. LaPlante

San Carlos, CA

Henry J. LaPlante San Carlos Henry J. LaPlante died in his sleep on Sunday, November 19, 2017, in San Mateo, California. He was born on October 27, 1926 in Claremont, New Hampshire and was the son of Oscar and Adelia LaPlante. He was a longtime resident of San Carlos,...

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 12, 2017.

December 11, 2017

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.
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