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September 19, 2018

Fran Burnford IHM

Fran Burnford IHM

Los Angeles, California

April 28, 1928 - July 25, 2018 Fran Burnford, IHM, is celebrating in heaven her 30th Jubilee as a member of the Immaculate Heart Community, joining family and IHMs who welcomed her entry into eternal life on July 25, 2018. She had served two terms as Co-Director of the IHM...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 23, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 23, 2018.

Virginia Martin Chalmers

Virginia Martin Chalmers

Los Angeles, California

April 7, 1924 - September 2, 2018 A resident of Pacific Palisades for nearly 57 years, Virginia passed away peacefully surrounded by family at The Covington, her retirement home in Aliso Viejo. On April 7, 1924, Virginia (Virgie, Ginny) Pembroke Martin was born to Andrew Smith...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 23, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 23, 2018.
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Gary Valentine Egnatz

Gary Valentine Egnatz

Los Angeles, California

January 21, 1951 - July 24, 2018 An accomplished and multi-talented entertainer, musician, band leader, music teacher and passionate student of spirituality, Gary Egnatz, aka Gary Valentine, passed away on July 24, 2018 in Santa Monica, CA. Playing for and befriended by many...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 15 to Sep. 19, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 15 to Sep. 19, 2018.

Dr. Sydney M. Finegold

Dr. Sydney M. Finegold

Los Angeles, California

Sydney Finegold, M.D., died on September 17, 2018 at age 97. He was revered as a mentor, a physician and a scientist, and was loved by his family. A tribute website has been set up at sidfinegold.info. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Finegold, and many now mourn his loss:...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 19, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 19, 2018.

Michelle Haines

Michelle Haines

Los Angeles, California

July 16, 1937 - September 16, 2018 Michelle Haines passed away peacefully September 16th at her home in Beverly Hills at 81 years of age surrounded by her family. Known as Mickey by her friends, she suffered a five-year battle with the debilitating disease, Lewy body dementia....

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 19, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 19, 2018.

Masami Higashigawa

Masami Higashigawa

Los Angeles, California

Masami Higashigawa, 86-year-old resident of Gardena, CA., passed away peacefully with family by his side on September 4, 2018. He was born on February 6, 1932, in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. In 1956, he came to Los Angeles to start a new life with his wife, Harumi. He was predeceased...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 18 to Sep. 20, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 18 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Wilma Ann Kaiser

Wilma Ann Kaiser

Los Angeles, California

January 4, 1933 - August 11, 2018 Wilma Ann Kaiser (Ann), beloved daughter of Cyril and Jean Kaiser, predeceased, beloved friend of Barb Wieman and sister of Adrienne Rose (Ken), passed away peacefully August 11 in Conroe, Texas. Ann was a graduate of the University of Western...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 18 to Sep. 29, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 18 to Sep. 29, 2018.

Father Michael J. Mandala S.J.,

Father Michael J. Mandala S.J.,

Los Angeles, California

December 7, 1946 - September 9, 2018 Father Michael J. Mandala, S.J., emeritus president of Verbum Dei High School, Los Angeles, died September 9, 2018 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. He suffered from pancreatic cancer. He was 71 years of age and had been...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 12 to Sep. 19, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 12 to Sep. 19, 2018.

Jason Loyd Murphy

Jason Loyd Murphy

Los Angeles, California

January 17, 1983 - September 20, 2017 Celebrated Pepperdine alumnus, genius improv actor, native Texan and 15-year Angeleno, Jason Murphy, age 34, was found dead in the LA River at 2am on September 20, 2017, near N. Avenue 19 and the Figueroa Bridge. He'd taken the Metro from...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Eileen S. Nakano

Eileen S. Nakano

Los Angeles, California

April 5, 1950 - September 1, 2018 Eileen Nakano (née Takeda), age 68, resident of San Dimas, public school teacher for LAUSD, and active church volunteer, passed away on Sept. 1. Predeceased by beloved husband Edward. Devoted mother to Eric, Elizabeth (Chris), Darren (Sandy),...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 15 to Sep. 20, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 15 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Patricia Jean Swerer

Patricia Jean Swerer

Los Angeles, California

September 26, 1957 - August 6, 2018 Patricia Jean (Patty) Swerer passed away August 6, 2018, in California. She was born September 26, 1957, to Lucille Narron Denard and Richard M. Swerer, in Oakland, California. Patricia was the loving mother of Joseph Procario (Evalina), and...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 12 to Sep. 26, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 12 to Sep. 26, 2018.

Allen Tinkley

Allen Tinkley

Los Angeles, California

August 30, 1928 - August 31, 2018 Allen Tinkley, 90, passed away on August 31 under the loving care of his wife, Diana. Allen was a graduate of Claremont Men's College class of 1954. Shortly after graduating he began working at Artist Consultants Productions where he was...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 19, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 19, 2018.

James William White

James William White

Los Angeles, California

February 24, 1955 - August 9, 2018 James W. White, age 63, of Pasadena, CA, died Thursday, August 9, 2018. In recent years, Jim struggled-yet lived his life-bravely with Parkinson's disease, remaining upbeat and engaged in a mindful life. Jim is survived by his husband, Arthur...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 11 to Sep. 23, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 11 to Sep. 23, 2018.

Mary M. Sorrentino Wight

Mary M. Sorrentino Wight

Los Angeles, California

June 15, 1926 - September 10, 2018 Mary M. Sorrentino Wight, age 92, wife of Paul A. Wight, passed away on September 10, 2018. Viewing, Rosary and Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. on September 24 at the Incarnation Catholic Church, 1001 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA.

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2018.

Forest Wright

Forest Wright

Los Angeles, California

February 3, 1944 - July 28, 2018 Celebration of Life Murrieta United Methodist Church Kalmia and Adams, Murrieta Saturday October 20, 2018 10:00 AM Casual dress. No ties. Forest Wright, 74 passed away July 28, 2018 after a bout with pancreatic cancer. He leaves his wife, Edna,...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 15 to Oct. 7, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 15 to Oct. 7, 2018.

Dave Zorn

Dave Zorn

Phoenix, Arizona

Zorn, Dave passed away July 30, 2018 in Michigan. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at A L Moore Grimshaw Mortuary 710 Bethany Home Rd. Phoenix AZ 85013 with visitation to follow the service from 3-5 pm.

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 6 to Sep. 23, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 6 to Sep. 23, 2018.

September 18, 2018

Sister Rebecca Berghoff SP

Sister Rebecca Berghoff SP

Los Angeles, California

February 8, 1925 - September 13, 2018 Sister Rebecca Berghoff, age 93, a Sister of Providence for 74 years, died September 13, 2018, at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, WA. Vigil Service: Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 6:30 PM, and Funeral Mass: Friday, September 21, 2018, at...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.

Jacqueline Cohan

Jacqueline Cohan

Los Angeles, California

May 26, 1925 - September 9, 2018 Jacqueline Cohan (Jackie/Jax), born to Samuel and Doris Schlesinger on May 26, 1925, and formerly married to Robert Cohan (deceased), passed peacefully in her sleep September 9th, 2018 in Bakersfield, CA. Jackie was known for her sharp mind,...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.

Regis Paul Costlow

Regis Paul Costlow

Los Angeles, California

June 8, 1931 - September 9, 2018 Regis Paul Costlow. Born June 8, 1931. Passed peacefully September 9, 2018. He graduated from Adams Township High School and served in the US Army. He was preceded in death by wife Betty; parents Frank and Mary Costlow, sister Lenora, brothers...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.

James Kevin Drury

James Kevin Drury

Los Angeles, California

1949 - 2018 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of James Kevin Drury, M.D., known to everyone as Kevin, on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the age of 68 after a 9-year battle with cancer.  He died peacefully at his home in Encino after many enjoyable visits...

Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 16 to Sep. 18, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sep. 16 to Sep. 18, 2018.

Judith Ann Katz

Judith Ann Katz

Los Angeles, California

February 16, 1940 - September 13, 2018 Judith Ann Katz – beautiful, brave and beloved beyond belief – was born in Los Angeles February 16, 1940, precious daughter of loving parents, Bessie and Leon Rothschild. Judy's great sense of humor and grace got her through University...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.

David E. Kiefer

David E. Kiefer

Los Angeles, California

March 31, 1949 - September 11, 2018 KIEFER, David E. Born March 31, 1949, in Cleveland, OH. Died September 11, 2018, at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA. He was the beloved husband of Linda Kiefer; older brother to Linda, Dianne, Ken, Judy, Kathy, Steve, Dale, Dan, and...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.

Mitsuko Shinmei

Mitsuko Shinmei

Los Angeles, California

Private family funeral services for the late Mitsuko Shinmei, 96-year-old, Fresno, CA born, resident of Irvine, who passed away peacefully on July 20, 2018 were held on September 15, at Fukui Mortuary "Chapel in the Garden" with Rimban William Briones of Hompa Hongwanji...

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sep. 18, 2018.
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