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Saturday, October 30, 2021
Irene Burns
Irene Burns January 31, 1925 - October 13, 2021 Born of Minnesota parents who moved west in 1910, Irene lived most of her life in Long Beach, California, a city she always loved. She went to Wilson High School and Long Beach City College. Her parents Raleigh and Emma Jennings started... Read More
All Souls Cemetery and Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 30, 2021.
Monday, October 25, 2021
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.
Sunday, October 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
Judy Locaberte Moran
Judy Locaberte Moran, 57, born on November 5, 1963, in Philippines, passed away September 30, 2021. She resided in Carson, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Cypress, California. Judy immigrated to United States in 1982. Judy was born... Read More
Forest Lawn - Cypress
Published in Tributes.com on Sep. 30, 2021.
Sunday, September 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.
Friday, July 9, 2021
George T. Kelly
September 8, 1949 - June 4, 2021 George T. Kelly passed away at 71 years of age due to complications from congestive heart failure. Born to Virginia Sue and Willard Austin Kelly in Johnson City, Tennessee, George was raised in Long Beach, attended Naples Elementary, Rogers Middle... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Jul. 9, 2021.
Saturday, July 3, 2021
Jere Eileen Millington
December 16, 1933 - May 31, 2021 Jere Eileen Millington (n‚e Smith) passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 31, 2021 from pneumonia complications. She is survived by her four children, nine grandchildren and eleven (and counting) great-grandchildren. Jere was born December 16,... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Jul. 3, 2021.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
John Bradley Roa
John Bradley Roa was born in Long Beach in 1917 and died 104 years later in Seal Beach. Heattended the one room Bixby Ranch schoolhouse and graduated from Wilson High School. Hemarried his sweetheart Margaret Galaz in 1942 before joining the Coast Guard during WorldWar II. He returned... Read More
All Souls Cemetery and Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in All Souls Cemetery and Mortuary - Long Beach on May 18, 2021.
Friday, April 23, 2021
Jill Biby Buys
In Loving Memory ofJill Biby BuysJill Biby Buys passed quietly with her youngest daughter, Janet, by her side on March 26, 2021. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Tina Biby and her ex-husband Henry Buys, Jr. She is survived by elder daughter Jeni, grandson Ryker, her sister... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Apr. 23 to Apr. 30, 2021.
Monday, April 5, 2021
Peter L. Tsamous
July 1, 1927 - March 24, 2021 Peter was born to Greek immigrants in Cambridge, Ohio July 1, 1927. Peter passed away to be with the Lord. He was drafted into the Army in 1945 and in 1946-47 he served as an honor guard for President Harry Truman attached to the 703rd M.P. Battalion... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Apr. 5, 2021.
Monday, March 29, 2021
Anthony Bonaparte
Anthony Bonaparte's passing has been publicly announced by American Obituary - Sierra Madre in Sierra Madre, CA.Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Anthony in the Guest Book below.The most recent obituary and service information is available at the American... Read More
American Obituary - Sierra Madre
Published in American Obituary - Sierra Madre on Mar. 29, 2021.
Monday, March 1, 2021
Maria Gonzalez
Maria Gonzalez's passing has been publicly announced by Melrose Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary in Anaheim, CA.Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Maria in the Guest Book below.The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Melrose... Read More
Melrose Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary
Published in Melrose Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary on Mar. 1, 2021.
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Roy James "Bunny" Miller Jr.
Lifelong Long Beach resident Roy "Bunny" Miller passed away peacefully and lovingly at home at the grand age of 92.Born on Easter Sunday at LB Community Hospital, the nursing staff nicknamed him Bunny. He enjoyed the nickname and as he grew, he introduced himself as Bunny and the... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Feb. 4 to Feb. 12, 2021.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Martha Mary Schuster
Martha Mary Schuster passed away from natural causes on January 12, 2021, at the age of 89. She was born July 23, 1931 in Seattle, WA. She loved to travel with her husband Philip and was an avid bridge player. She was an active member of the service club, Beta Rho for 60+ years..... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Jan. 15, 2021.
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Donald Roblee Snedden
Donald Roblee Snedden, age 79, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020. Donald was born on February 28, 1941, in Riverside, California and was a longtime resident of Long Beach, California. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Janice Snedden; son, Robert Snedden, daughter in... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary - LONG BEACH
Published in Press-Telegram on Jan. 10, 2021.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Kenneth Czar Nasser
Kenneth Czar Nasser ('K.C.' or 'Casey' to all that knew him) was born in Long Beach at Community Hospital on March 12, 1949. He grew up with his parents in their busy Los Altos Neighborhood. He was all boy, naturally curious, athletic, intelligent, and had an easy gentle way about... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jan. 5 to Jan. 21, 2021.
Sunday, December 13, 2020
Clinton Gilmore
May 31, 1950 - November 2, 2020 Clint was born and raised in Long Beach, California. He graduated from Wilson High School and Long Beach City College. He was in the Marching Band in high school and junior college. Clint came from three generations of professional musicians; his grandfather... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Dec. 13, 2020.
Einar Cushman Petersen
Einar Cushman Petersen, a 47 year resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on November 24, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy of 63 years; daughter, Karen; and sons, Kyle... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 13, 2020.
Friday, November 6, 2020
John Harrison Schweitzer
May 10, 1947 - September 29, 2020 John Harrison Schweitzer of Long Beach, CA passed away on September 29, 2020. Surrounded by his family in his home, John left countless relatives after a recent diagnosis of cancer. Born on May 10, 1947 in Kansas City to parents Annabell Baugh (Choctaw... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Nov. 6, 2020.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Terence Nicholas Pincombe
Terry was born in Los Angeles on February 22, 1976. He was raised in Long Beach and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. Terry loved life and the water and was an avid surfer, swimmer and water polo athlete. He attended Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo on a water polo scholarship... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6, 2020.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
William E. Joiner II
William E. Joiner II, affectionately known as "Billy" bka "Snake" recently passed away at the age of 49. Billy, a long-time resident of the East Side of Long Beach and proud graduate of Wilson High School, was a devoted grandson, adored son, loving brother, and dedicated friend. He... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 15, 2020.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Alma Dean Kirkland
One of Long Beach's brightest stars, Alma W. Howard Kirkland passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 surrounded by her loving children. She was born in the oil boomtown of Long Beach, California, at Seaside Hospital, on June 26, 1927 to Harold Wendell Howard and Frances Winifred... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 26, 2020.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Larry Baldwin
Larry Baldwin, 86, passed away at Los Alamitos Medical Center on July 10, 2020. Larry was the son of Belle & CJ Baldwin, Texas, husband of 65 years to Sally, father to Mark (Alice) & David and grandfather to Sarah, Michael and Matthew. Larry graduated from Wilson High School... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Jul. 29, 2020.
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Carrie Ester Ferguson
Obituary Carrie Ester Dowd was born April 29, 1935 in Brooksville, Mississippi to the union of Tommie Dowd, Jr., and Genora Perry. She was reared by her grandparents Tommie Sr. ,and Carrie Dowd. She was one of eight children. She started her education at Baldwin Elementary School... Read More
McKay’s South Bay Mortuary
Published in McKay’s South Bay Mortuary on Jul. 9, 2020.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Joe Camasta
Joseph Ralph Camasta passed away on May 3, 2020 at his home in Huntington Beach. He fought bravely against prostate cancer for the two years prior to his death. Joe leaves behind his wife of 24 years, Carol, and his four children, Tim Camasta, Tony Camasta, Todd Camasta and Tisa Moore-Block... Read More
Published in Orange County Register on Jun. 3, 2020.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Jo Koenig
July 1, 1931 - April 18, 2020 Jo Koenig passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Seattle, Washington to parents Otto & Mary Koenig on July 1, 1931, but soon moved to Long Beach with his sister, Joyce, where he lived the rest of his life. Jo graduated... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Apr. 24, 2020.
Friday, April 3, 2020
Lemuel Wayne Jameson
Age 83, of Seal Beach, CA, passed away, Monday, March 16, 2020, at home. Born, January 6, 1937 in Lubbock, TX. Son, of late, Raymond R and Opal F Jameson. Brother, of late, Faye McNeley. He graduated from Wilson High School June 1955 and married his high school sweetheart, of 58 years... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Apr. 3, 2020.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Lawrence R. Weill Ph.D.
August 7, 1938 - March 20, 2020 MR. LIKEY Everyone who ever met Larry liked him, that's how he earned the nickname "Mr. Likey". Few people, though, knew the breadth of the brilliance and accomplishments of this humble gentleman, who loved to walk slowly each day to the Seal Beach... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Mar. 29, 2020.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Charles Howard Taylor
11/19/1930 - 2/15/2020 Charles 'Chuck' Taylor passed away peacefully on Saturday with his family at his side. He was a resident of the Palos Verdes Peninsula for over sixty years. Chuck was born in St. Thomas when his father was a commander in the Navy. The family moved to the Philippines... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Feb. 26, 2020.
Monday, February 17, 2020
Julia "Julie" Frazer
Julia Frazer "Julie" passed away peacefully on January 21, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born in Bisbee, Arizona, grew up in Long Beach and was a resident of Lakewood, California for over 56 years. Julie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in Luyben Dilday Mortuary - Long Beach on Feb. 17, 2020.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Virginia Thompson
Aug 1, 1923 - Oct 24, 2019 Virginia Thompson, age 96, passed away peacefully October 24, 2019 at home in Rancho Palos Verdes while on hospice. Virginia was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and was the only child of Herb and Rose Miller. Her mother died when Virginia was seven years old... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 5, 2019.
Friday, October 25, 2019
Ralph Irwin
February 1936 October 2019 Ralph Irwin Jr, a long-time resident of Long Beach, San Clemente and Palm Desert, passed away on October 4th at the age of 83. Born in 1936 to Ralph and Lucille Irwin, he grew up in Long Beach and graduated from Wilson High School in 1954, where he earned... Read More
Published in Orange County Register on Oct. 25, 2019.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Barbara LeGrand
Barbara was born in Long Beach on May 20, 1927 and passed away October 13, 2019. She was the daughter of Camilla and Eugene V. LeGrand of David LeGrand Co. Wholesale Grocers. She attended Longfellow Elementary, Wilson High School and Whittier College where she obtained her teaching... Read More
Forest Lawn - Long Beach
Published in Press-Telegram on Oct. 19, 2019.
Monday, October 7, 2019
Sterling S. Clayton
Born on August 9, 1927 in Durham, North Carolina to Chester Schley Clayton, a semi-pro baseball player, and Hildred Clayton (nee Ritchie), a school teacher. The following year, they moved to California, where the family grew to include an eventual six children, of whom Sterling was... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Oct. 7 to Oct. 17, 2019.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Renate Schoedl
Renate "Reni" Schoedl, loving mother of two sons and long-time Seal Beach resident passed away in her home, surrounded by family, Sunday, August 25, 2019 at age 82.Reni was born February 22, 1937 in Berlin, Germany. She arrived in the United States in1956 and became a citizen in 1966... Read More
Published in The Seal Beach Sun on Sep. 19, 2019.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Sterling S. Clayton
Sterling S. Clayton passed away Aug. 14, 2019.Born on August 9, 1927 in Durham, North Carolina to Chester Schley Clayton, a semi-pro baseball player, and Hildred Clayton (nee Ritchie), a school teacher. The following year, they moved to California, where the family grew to include... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Sep. 12 to Sep. 19, 2019.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Richard (Dick) Clements
Richard (Dick) Clements was born in Long Beach to Richard and Gladys Clements. He attended Naples Elementary, Rogers Middle School, and Wilson High School (Class of 1950). Richard graduated with a BA in business from the University of Redlands in 1954. In 1960, Richard earned his... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Aug. 22 to Aug. 29, 2019.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Richard Clements (Dick)
Richard (Dick) Clements Richard Clements was born in Long Beach to Richard and Gladys Clements. He attended Naples Elementary, Rogers Middle School, and Wilson High School (Class of 1950). Richard graduated with a BA in business from the University of Redlands in 1954. In 1960, Richard... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Aug. 18, 2019.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Sherry Colbert
Sherry Graham Colbert passed away peacefully on Monday, August 5, 2019, at the age of 74. She was predeceased by her parents, Randolph McFarland Graham in 1988 and Rita Esther Marie Parke Graham in 1997. Sherry was born on March 19, 1945 in Bryn Mawr, PA and raised in Narberth, PA... Read More
Published in Orange County Register on Aug. 16, 2019.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
David Michael Ince
David was larger than life, living every day to the absolute fullest and in his own way. He was so full of love & most people that knew him would say that he was the most generous person they had ever met. He had a very special relationship with God & saw the world through... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary
Published in Luyben Dilday Mortuary on Jul. 23, 2019.
Friday, July 12, 2019
Charles "Chuck" Frazer
Charles Alexander Frazer "Chuck" passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on June 15, 2019 at the age of 84. He was born in Harbor City, grew up in Long Beach and was a resident of Lakewood for over 56 years.Chuck was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.He... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary
Published in Luyben Dilday Mortuary on Jul. 12, 2019.
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Dana Robert Brown
Dana Robert Brown Dana was born in Long Beach on December 2, 1957 and passed away on June 13, 2019. A Memorial Celebration of Life for Dana will be held Sunday, July 14, 2019, 2 p.m., at Bethany Baptist Church, Long Beach, CA. Please sign the guestbook at www.luybendilday.com Luyben... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary - LONG BEACH
Published in Press-Telegram from Jul. 6 to Jul. 8, 2019.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
George Brown
Oct. 1930 - June 2019 George L. Brown, a lifelong resident of Long Beach and Signal Hill, passed away on June 1, 2019. Born in 1930 to Lester and Georgie Brown, he and his brother Leroy and twin sister Georgia loved to explore Signal Hill. He graduated from Wilson High School where... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Jun. 23, 2019.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Harriet Lee Steele Koppel
August 12, 1928 - June 4, 2019 Harriet Lee Steele Koppel passed away on June 4th, 2019 in Long Beach, California. She was born on August 12th 1928 in Fullerton, California, the daughter of Douglas and Hannah Steele. Harriet grew up in and attended schools mostly in Long Beach. Her... Read More
Forest Lawn - Cypress
Published in Press-Telegram on Jun. 15, 2019.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Marilyn Jean Cody (Nelson)
Marilyn was born May 9, 1928, in Lewis, Kansas, to Carl and Marguerite Nelson. She had an older brother, Allen. Carl was mayor of Lewis, and owned a hardware store. When she was 12, they all moved to Long Beach, where Carl took a position with McDonnell Douglas. They lived in Bixby... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary
Published in Luyben Dilday Mortuary on Jun. 14, 2019.
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Amos Thompson
May 13, 1921 - June 2, 2019 Amos Franklin Thompson, age 98, (known to some as "Famous Amos") died peacefully June 2, 2019 while in hospice care at Caring House in Torrance. Amos was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; the third of three children to Franklin B. and Jennie K. Thompson. He was... Read More
Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions- Rice Center
Published in Daily Breeze on Jun. 9, 2019.
Sunday, June 2, 2019
William "Bill" Edward Nicolai Jr.
March 10, 1928 - May 20, 2019 William "Bill" Edward Nicolai, Jr. passed away peacefully at home in the presence of family on May 20, 2019 at the age of 91. He was born to Mary Lucille Nicolai and William Edward Nicolai on March 10, 1928 in Long Beach, California. Bill was a life-long... Read More
Published in Press-Telegram on Jun. 2, 2019.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
William Gordon Hayter
William Gordon HayterJuly 31, 1943 – May 14, 2019William Gordon Hayter was born on July 31, 1943 in Long Beach, California. His parents, Morris and Georgene Hayter, were both Texas transplants who moved out west to California. They met, married and raised their two sons, George and... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary
Published in Luyben Dilday Mortuary on May 21, 2019.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Edward Arthur Hinz Jr.
5/26/1933 - 5/6/2019 Edward Arthur Hinz, Jr., Justice of the California Court of Appeal, passed away on May 6, 2019 at the age of 85 in his Rancho Palos Verdes residence of 45 years. He was born on May 26, 1933 in York, Nebraska. The Hinz family moved from York to Long Beach, California... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on May 16, 2019.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
EDWARD ARTHUR HINZ, JR.
Edward Arthur Hinz, Jr., Justice of the California Court of Appeal, passed away on May 6, 2019 at the age of 85 in his Rancho Palos Verdes residence of 45 years. He was born on May 26, 1933 in York, Nebraska.The Hinz family moved from York to Long Beach, California in 1948 when he... Read More
Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on May 15, 2019.
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