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Michael Nishkian
Michael Nishkian died peacefully surrounded by his family on September 2, 2021, after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease. He was 76 years old. Michael was born and raised in Long Beach to parents Rose and Martin Nishkian. He was the youngest of three children and was doted on... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 25, 2021.
Saturday, October 23, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dorothy A. Johnson
10-26-28 - 10-10-21 Dorothy A. Johnson was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 26, 1928. Her parents, Anton and Louise Maier were German immigrants, and she was the youngest of two children, her brother was Anton (Tony) Maier. She met her husband, Harvey F. Johnson Jr. at a dance... Read More
Whites Funeral Home
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 23, 2021.
Ver Del Pickell (Strobele)
Ver Del Pickell (Strobele) 10/21/1927 - 10/18/2021 Born in Long Beach, CA. Poly High School, Class of 1945. Long Beach City College graduate. Customer Representative at GTE. Ver Del was a caring, intelligent, outgoing, and adventurous woman who was ever faithful to celebrate special... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 23, 2021.
Joyce Whitaker
March 18, 1936 - October 15, 2021 Joyce Whitaker, 85, passed away in Norwalk, CA on Friday, October 15, 2021. She was born in Bellflower, CA to Herbert and Florence (Sander) Wegner. Except for traveling with her parents to her father's remote job sites when she was young, she was... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 23, 2021.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
david r. guzman
David R. Guzman 10/24/1950 - 06/06/2021 Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 20, 2021.
Gilman Schafer
03/22/1939 - 10/07/2021 Gilman G Schafer owner of AV Bingo Supplies and AV Casino rentalsfor over 40 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday Oct 7th, 2021. Gil was a very loved man by his family & anyone who knew him & will be tremendously missed by all. Gil is survived... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 20, 2021.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Caroline Martha Cook
May 17, 1935 - September 14, 2021 Caroline (Carol) Martha Cook was born on May 17, 1935 and entered her Heavenly Father's presence on September 14, 2021. Carol passed peacefully at home surrounded by her children and loved ones. Carol was born in Sioux City, Iowa to her loving parents... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 17, 2021.
Bettye Lou Finley-Padelford
July 18, 1823 - September 9, 2021 Born July 18, 1923 in Fullerton, California to Aubrey and Louise Messer-Finley. She was raised in Norwalk in a home that her father Aubrey built. Aubrey worked in the petroleum industry as a carpenter for Flying A (Mobil) Oil in Santa Fe Springs and... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 17, 2021.
Carmen Rodriguez
May 25, 1929 - September 16, 2021 Loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt, Carmen Maria Rodriguez passed peacefully on September 16, 2021, at the age of 92. Carmen was born May 25, 1929, in Juchipila Zacatecas, Mexico. Carmen was a long time Long Beach resident... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 17, 2021.
Friday, October 15, 2021
Kathleen Eleanor Kantz
Kathleen Eleanor Kantz, age 77, of Long Beach, CA passed away on October 4, 2021. Kathie was a remarkable and well-loved mother, grandmother, sister, mother-in-law, and wife. She was born November 28, 1943, in Cranford, NJ. to Elizabeth and George Fulcher. Prior to relocating to California... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 15, 2021.
Sunday, October 10, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Mark Nestor Gaulin
Mark Nestor Gaulin of Long Beach California, passed away peacefully at home on September 22, 2021 with his family by his side after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Johnathan Lockwood Huie wrote "We attract abundance when we ask from a compassionate heart," Mark was certainly the... Read More
Mckenzie Mortuary Services
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 10, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Phyllis Wingett
Aug. 21, 1921 - Sept. 22, 2021 Phyllis Wingett went to heaven peacefully on September 22, 2021, at the age of 100 years old. She was born in Iowa in 1921 to Arthur and Dorothy Hubbard and grew up in Nebraska with her sisters Janet and Marian (Punch). She attended Nebraska State Teachers... Read More
Forest Lawn - Cypress
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 10, 2021.
Sunday, October 3, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Robert Howard Clark Jr.
April 12, 1930 - September 22, 2021 Robert Howard Clark, Jr, age 91, of Palm Desert, CA passed away on September 22, 2021. He was a remarkable man with many talents. Born April 12, 1930 in Portland, OR. He attended University of Southern California (USC) then enlisted in the US Air... Read More
O'Connor Mortuary - Laguna Hills Chapel & Mortuary
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 3, 2021.
David William Gough
August 13, 1962 - September 9, 2021 David was born at Kaiser Hospital, Harbor City on a very warm summer evening on August 13, 1962. He lived his entire life in Long Beach, California. David attended Lowell Elementary, Rogers. Jr High and Wilson High in LBUSD and USC. As a boy, David... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 3, 2021.
Jane Kelly (Weander)
Jane (Weander) Kelly Jane (Weander) Kelly, born August 10, 1945 in Omaha, Nebraska. She moved to California when she was 7 years old, following her father James Weander who was in the military. She graduated from Millikan High and attended Long beach State and received a Bachelor's... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 3, 2021.
Marilyn Lonsdale
April 27, 1934 - September 22, 2021 Marilyn Jo Anne Nelson Lonsdale, 87, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family, at Long Beach Memorial Hospital on September 22, 2021. Marilyn was born in Clearbrook, Minnesota on April 27, 1934. She moved to Long Beach in 1940 with her mother... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 3, 2021.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Dorothy C. Odell
Dorothy Clay Odell (n‚e Smith), 88, passed away September 10, 2021, in Huntington Beach, CA. She was born and raised in Long Beach, CA. Dorothy married husband, Richard W. Odell (pre-deceased), in 1951 and had 5 children; Randy (pre-deceased), Jeffrey (Vivian), Donna, David (Cheryl)... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 30, 2021.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
Richard N. Raithel
Richard "Rick" Norman Raithel was born on October 16, 1972 in Los Alamitos, California. Rick was the youngest of two children born to his father, Jerry Norman Raithel and his mother, Judith Marie Raithel. Rick was baptized at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Cypress, California where... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 26, 2021.
Friday, September 24, 2021
Gary Alfred Gene Riopelle
Nov. 14, 1934 - Sept. 14, 2021 Gary Alfred Gene Riopelle was born in Argyle, MN and his family moved to Long Beach, California when Gary was only five years old. Gary would live the rest of his life in Long Beach, residing more than 60 years in Bixby Knolls with his beloved wife Signe... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 24, 2021.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Susan Berry
06/29/1953 - 09/12/2021 The world lost a beloved mother, Susan Lynn Berry, on Sept. 12, 2021. Susan battled Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma cancer, but it never stopped her from giving the best hugs. Susan died in her home surrounded by her children, Michele, Chris, Julie, Patricia, Deanna... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 22, 2021.
Cynthia Crow
Our sweet mother, Cynthia (Davis) Crow (Cindy), 84, went to heaven, August 16, 2021. Mom was born in Kansas City, Kansas in 1936. She left us as she wished in anticipation of forever reuniting with her "Bud" at long last. Mom met and married Ellis (Bud) Crow while working for the... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 22, 2021.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Julian Robert Ramos
1/29/60 - 7/31/21 Died at the age of 61 surrounded by his beloved family. Predeceased by his younger brother George, his mother Rosemarie and his father Bobby Ramos. Survived by his wife Cheryl, sons Jarric, Jordan, and his daughter Juliana, his brothers John and Vincent. He loved... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 18, 2021.
Monday, September 13, 2021
Aaron D. Goldman
Aaron D. Goldman, age 50, died from a broken heart on July 9, 2021. Preceded in death by his son Christopher, who was killed in a tragic car accident on May 5, 2020. His pain and suffering were too much to overcome. They are now together forever. May he Rest in Peace. Aaron is survived... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 13, 2021.
Sunday, September 12, 2021
George Beasley
July 6, 1929 - August 21, 2021 George Luna Beasley (92) passed away peacefully Saturday, August 21, 2021, at his Long Beach home. George was born July 6, 1929, in Altadena, CAthe fifth (and last) child of William and Janet Beasley. While serving as a U.S. Army cook (1947-1948) at... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 12, 2021.
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Donald Joseph Carlos
Donald Joseph Carlos, 87, passed away in San Francisco, CA. Donald was born on June 30, 1934, in Joliet, IL. In 1946, the family moved to Los Angeles. At age 14, Don enrolled in St. John's Seminary in Camarillo, California, completing high school and two years of college where he... Read More
Duggan's Serra Mortuary
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 5, 2021.
Joseph R. Henderson
May 26, 1944 - August 19, 2021 Joseph R. Henderson, 77, of Long Beach, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Lakewood Ranch, Florida. He was the beloved husband of Joyce L. (Ferreira) Henderson for 48 years. Born in Salem, NJ, Joe was the son of the late Oliver and... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 5, 2021.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Joy Pilace
October 20, 1932 - August 20, 2021 Joy Darleen (Schriver) Pilace, 88, went home to be with her Lord on August 20, 2021 in San Rafael, CA after an extended struggle with congestive heart failure and dementia. She was born in Fargo, ND on October 20, 1932 to Henry and Mabel Schriver... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Sep. 2, 2021.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Donald Joseph Carlos
Donald Joseph Carlos, 87, passed away in San Francisco, CA.Donald was born on June 30, 1934, in Joliet, IL. In 1946, the family moved to Los Angeles.   At age 14, Don enrolled in St. John's Seminary in Camarillo, California, completing high school and two years of college where he... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 31, 2021.
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Diana Richman (Nelson)
Diana Richman, born Diana Lee Nelson, grew up in Long Beach, California. She graduated Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Class of '61. At 18, she spent the summer as a volunteer in Sequoia National Forest. Diana had a brief career as a dental assistant, before marrying her husband... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 29, 2021.
Linda Ortega Ahumada
January 2, 1930 - August 5, 2021 Our beloved mother passed with grace to be with the Lord. Her 91 years on this earth were filled with many memories. She enjoyed tending to her flower garden, crafting and was an avid, highly skilled tole painter. She loved good times at family gatherings... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 29, 2021.
Michael Gentile
November 10, 1961 - December 31, 2020 Michael Dale Gentile was born and raised In Long Beach, Ca.. Predeceased by his parents, Anthony Vincent and Dona Dale Gentile and his loving brother Patrick. Michael grew up playing at College Estates Park, excelling at individual sports, tennis... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 29, 2021.
85 Marylou "MLou" Peterson Dunn
t is with overwhelming sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Marylou Dunn of Long Beach, CA. She is survived by her brother, R. Craig Peterson (and his daughters, Holly and Ashley), her daughter Shannon, son Christopher (his wife Stella and son Jackson) and son Kevin... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 29, 2021.
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Judith Ann Brown
Jan 29, 1952 - Feb 24, 2020 Judith Ann Brown originally of Clementon, New Jersey who had a passion for education, justice and a strong and fulfilled desire to see the world passed February 24, 2020 after a ferocious four year battle with cancer. Judith is survived by her son Jeremy... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 28, 2021.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Richard C. Phillips
February 22, 1940 - August 20, 2021 Richard C. Phillips (Dick) went home to Jesus on August 20, 2021. He was born in Long Beach, California on February 22, 1940. He is survived by his brother, Bob Phillips and his wife Nancy; his two children his son, Craig A. Phillips and his wife... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 27, 2021.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Marjorie Niland
Marjorie Ann Niland, age 88, of Southport, North Carolina passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021. Marjorie was born December 17, 1932 in Boston, MA. Survivors include her five sons, Michael McKernan and wife Stephanie, Claude McKernan and wife Wendy, Noel McKernan, Phil McKernan,... Read More
Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 24, 2021.
Saturday, August 21, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Betty "Bunnie" Ramirez
Betty "Bunnie" Ramirez aged 79, died peacefully on Wednesday July 28, 2021, in Long Beach, California. Betty was born on September 6, 1941, in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania to the late Victor and Lillian Frederick (nee. Rennie). She was the youngest of 4 siblings, Victor "Sunny", and Edward... Read More
All Souls Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 21, 2021.
Robert J. Brophy
Scholar- Activist - Professor Robert J. Brophy, 93, died August 16, 2021 of Alzheimer's disease in Alexandria, Virginia . A San Francisco native, Dr. Brophy was the eminent scholar on Robinson Jeffers poetry, publishing the 1973 breakthrough book, ROBINSON JEFFERS: MYTH, RITUAL, AND... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 21, 2021.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Daniel R. Millsap
04-17-1958 - O8-08-2021 Daniel R Millsap died on August 8, 2021 at his home in Delray Beach, FL. He was 65 years old. He is survived by his mother, Rita Millsap; and his brother, Gregg, both of Lakewood, CA. He leaves his two loving step-daughters, Kate Caravella (Bob Hahn) (PA/Fl)... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 19, 2021.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Verna Marie "VB" Baccus
Verna Marie Baccus (VB), age 91, passed away July 24, 2021 in her home of more than 50 years in Rossmoor California.Verna was born to Vern and Neva (Davison) Nelson on their farm in Fairfield, Iowa. She moved into town to live with her grandparents while attending Fairfield High School... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 17, 2021.
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Craig R. Halker
Retired Long Beach Fire Battalion Chief and Master Fire Chief Instructor Craig R. Halker, passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born July 12, 1940 in Loveland, Colorado to Gifford and Leighaura Halker. After moving to Southern California from... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 15, 2021.
James Lewis Hicks III
James Lewis Hicks III passed away on July 7, 2021. He was born in Long Beach, CA on December 6, 1943, the oldest child to James Lewis Hicks Jr and Mary Gene Hicks. Jim was very involved in activities in and around the ocean in southern California. He was a licensed Captain who delivered... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 15, 2021.
Elizabeth Clay Pratt
November 5, 1957 - August 7, 2021 Elizabeth (Lisa) Clay Pratt, age 63, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. Lisa was a 1976 graduate of St. Catherine's School in Richmond, VA and graduated from Princeton University in 1980 with a degree in Religion... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 15, 2021.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Chencho C. Angel
4/19/1924 - 7/23/2021 Chencho Angel entered life April 19, 1924, in Hanford, California. He passed away in Torrance, California on July 23rd, 2021. He grew up in Alpaugh, California. Then he and his family settled in King City, California. There he finished school. Where in 1941,... Read More
Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 11, 2021.
Stephen Edward Vall
September 7, 1943 - June 22, 2021 Stephen Edward Vall was born September 7, 1943 and passed away on June 22, 2021. He was 77 years old. Stephen was the son of Edward Frank Vall and Edna May McCloskey. Stephen was born in Los Angeles but he moved a lot because his father was in the... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 11, 2021.
Sunday, August 8, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jonathan M. Glasgow
November 25, 1958 - July 3, 2021 Jonathan Merton Glasgow was born in Charlotte, Michigan, and died in Long Beach, California. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marian King Glasgow, in 2008, and his sister, Ruth Glasgow, in 1990. Jonathan is survived by his husband, Sergio Zendejas... Read More
Mckenzie Mortuary Services
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 8, 2021.
Gene Ray Bouch M.D.
1929 - 2021 Gene Ray Bouch, M.D., a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, and dedicated physician passed away on July 30, 2021 in the arms of his wife and two sons. Ray was born on April 3, 1929 in Ford City, Pennsylvania to Walter and Rowena Bouch. He attended Ford City... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 8, 2021.
Janet Holmes Buschman
September 5, 1941 - July 26, 2021 Janet Holmes Buschman was born on September 5, 1941 to Ida Jane Crutchfield and Edgar James Otto Crutchfield in Astoria, Oregon. A child of a naval officer, her family moved regularly until they settled in Long Beach when Janet was in high school... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 8, 2021.
John Vincent Felicetti
March 29, 1947 - February 1, 2021 John Vincent Felicetti passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Seal Beach, CA on February 1, 2021. He was 73 years old. A memorial mass was held on July 24, 2021 in his hometown of Niagara Falls, NY. Born on March 29, 1947 in Niagara Falls... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 8, 2021.
Lisa Elaine Rubin
Lisa Elaine Rubin passed away on July 5, 2021, in Long Beach, California, at the age of 55. Lisa was an accomplished professor at Cal State Fullerton's School of Business and Management. She graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and received... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 8, 2021.
Ricardo Valdez
December 15 1934 - August 2 2021 Ricardo Valdez Born December 15, 1934 Died August 2 2021 Ricardo is survived by Diane his partner of 33 years-5 children, 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Sadly, his son Edmund passed away from Covid 19 in February. Ricardo saved lives at... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 8, 2021.
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