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Friday, January 21, 2022
Pia Pizzo
Internationally Acclaimed Artist Pia Pizzo passes away in Italy Pia Pizzo, known internationally for her unique artistic style, passed away on December 13, 2021, in Italy at the Pizzo Greco House Museum in Suisio; her beloved sister-in-law Rosemary was caring for her. Her death... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jan. 6 to Jan. 21, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Dr. William (Bill) Ridgeway Sr.
Bill was born at Seaside Hospital in 1933 in Long Beach, CA to Virgil and Alta Ridgeway. Bill attended Long Beach Wilson High School. He went on to graduate from LBCC and USC Dental School. He married his High School Sweetheart and Love of his life- Polly in 1957. Bill was drafted... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jan. 6 to Jan. 14, 2022.
Friday, December 17, 2021
Robert H. Holden
Robert (known as Bob or Bobby) H. Holden was born on September 16, 1946, in Long Beach, CA. Bob graduated from Naples Elementary, Roger Jr. High, Woodrow Wilson High and Long Beach Community College. From 1984 to 1991 Bob served on the Long Beach Community Hospital Foundation Board... Read More
Mckenzie Mortuary Services
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Dec. 10 to Dec. 17, 2021.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Karen Ann Roth
Karen Ann Roth was born April 11, 1949, in Chicago, IL., to Robert James Roth and Eleanor Norton Roth, both are predeceased. Karen was 72 when she unexpectedly passed away on August 16, 2021, at her home in Long Beach, CA. Karen was an honor student all her life, graduating in 1967... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers on Sep. 2, 2021.
Friday, August 20, 2021
Gene Ray Bouch MD
Gene Ray Bouch, MD, 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 High School... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Aug. 13 to Aug. 20, 2021.
Jonathan M. Glasgow
Jonathan Merton Glasgow was born on November 25, 1958 in Charlotte, Michigan, and died on July 3, 2021 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... Read More
Mckenzie Mortuary Services
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Aug. 13 to Aug. 20, 2021.
Friday, July 23, 2021
Ralph S. Doster
Ralph made those around him feel special, at ease. He was in the habit of putting everyone else's needs before his own. He was held dear by all who were lucky to know him. Growing up in a time of scarcity in Florida, hunting and fishing was a way of life for sports and for family... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jul. 16 to Jul. 23, 2021.
Luis Ricardo Nakauchi
Ricardo Nakauchi passed in Stanton, Ca., on June 19, 2021. Born in Lima, Peru on January 28, 1942 to Luis T. Nakauchi and Daria Huerta. An honors graduate from national engineering University in Lima, he attended graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania, subsequently graduating... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jul. 16 to Jul. 23, 2021.
Friday, July 16, 2021
Larry Edward Kloskey
Larry was born in Michigan and moved to California with his parents when he was 12 years old. He graduated from Long Beach State University. Previously, Larry lived in Surfside California and was an avid volleyball enthusiast and body surfer. He then moved to Belmont Shore where... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jul. 9 to Jul. 16, 2021.
Friday, July 9, 2021
Rae Jeanne Boeving
Rae Jeanne Boeving, consummate musician, instrumental music educator, and skilled band/orchestra conductor, who taught instrumental music at all ages and levels for five decades, passed away on February 1, 2021 at age 73, in her sleep. Born on July 2, 1947 in Chicago, Rae's family... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jun. 23 to Jul. 9, 2021.
Steve Housden
Steve Housden passed away June 6, 2021 He was born in Centralia, Washington on February 6, 1932 to Golda and Roy Housden. Steve grew up in Brewster and graduated from Pateras High School. He came south to go to Compton College and study law. Steve later earned a degree from Pepperdine... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jul. 1 to Jul. 9, 2021.
Friday, June 25, 2021
William (Spike) Bragg Jr.
In 2011 many of us received an email from Spike reassuring us that Rumors of His Demise Were Greatly Exaggerated. Somehow the universe had conspired to have another William "Spike" Bragg pass away at that time. With heavy hearts we must now report that his actual demise has in fact... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jun. 18 to Jun. 25, 2021.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Harold Michael “Butch” Klem
We mournfully announce the passing of Harold Michael "Butch" Klem, 77, of Long Beach. Michael, as many friends knew him, passed away on March 30th, after a hard fought battle with liver disease. He earned the family nickname "Butch" as a toddler. He would walk around the neighborhood... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from May 6 to May 14, 2021.
Dr. Cheryl Anna Ulaszewski BS, MURP, PhD, AICP
Dr. Anna was born in New Orleans LA September 18, 1944 to George and Amelia (nee Weixel) Burgdoefer. George was a Heavy Equipment Mechanic at the US Army Depot and Amelia was a New Orleans Police Officer. Anna contracted poliomyelitis a few months before the vaccine was available... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from May 6 to May 14, 2021.
Friday, April 30, 2021
Jill Biby Buys
In Loving Memory of Jill Biby Buys Jill 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... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Apr. 23 to Apr. 30, 2021.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Byron Warren Pinckert
(This obituary contains additional information that updates a previous notice.) Byron Warren Pinckert – husband, father, architect, and novelist – said repeatedly, "I have led a storybook life blessed in every way possible." At 70 years, he passed away on March 3, 2021, in Long Beach... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2021.
Miguel A. Ramos Jr.
It is with great sorrow the family of "Mike" Miguel A. Ramos Jr. of Lakewood, CA announces his passing due to COVID-19 at age 56, going to his eternal rest on Friday, February 26, 2021. Mike was born in 1964 in Oahu, Hawaii to Miguel Sr. & Norma Ramos. He was preceded in death... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2021.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Edith M. Serhan
Edith Mary Serhan passed peacefully at home in the early morning on March 17. She was born in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada to Beatrice Mary Keeley and Joseph Patrick Gorman. As a young girl, Edith had a passion for learning which led her to Brescia College where she graduated... Read More
Luyben Dilday Mortuary - LONG BEACH
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Apr. 1 to Apr. 8, 2021.
Friday, March 19, 2021
Harold McCarrel
Harold McCarrel, known to friends as "Hal," a beloved brother in Christ Jesus, was quietly and peaceably called home to be with the Lord on January 28, 2021. He was 90. Born in Rock Island, Illinois, Hal arrived in Long Beach, California in the mid-1970s, where he completed his associate... Read More
Forest Lawn - Cypress
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Mar. 11 to Mar. 19, 2021.
Friday, March 5, 2021
Scott Eugene Cruickshank
Scott Eugene Cruickshank of Santa Barbara CA and McCall ID passed away on January 31, 2021; he was 58 years of age. Scott was born to Brian and Alice Cruickshank in Long Beach CA on December 26, 1962. He attended Burbank Elementary School, Jefferson Junior High School, and Woodrow... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Feb. 25 to Mar. 5, 2021.
William A. Eddy
Our beloved father, William A. Eddy, M.D., died peacefully at home last month. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and extended family members. Known as Bill to friends and family, he lived a full and action-packed life with our mother Joan. Our... Read More
All Souls Cemetery and Mortuary - Long Beach
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Feb. 25 to Mar. 5, 2021.
Friday, February 19, 2021
Jennie Ellin Harris
October 30, 1933-January 28, 2021 Jennie Ellin Harris (né Hall) was born to Leroy Porter Hall and Elena "Nelly" Walker Brede in Albany, California. When it rains, we are always reminded of our mom. The cold, wet outside, her warm, cozy inside. Grilled cheese and tomato soup, all... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Feb. 11 to Feb. 19, 2021.
Friday, February 12, 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, February 5, 2021
Mark McCormick
Mark McCormick passed away January 3, 2021 in Long Beach, California. He was born May 17, 1956 in Long Beach, California to parents John and Dorothy McCormick. He worked for and was a valued member of Calvary Chapel North Long Beach. Over the years Mark worked in the Automotive Service... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jan. 19 to Feb. 5, 2021.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Clarence Richard "Dick" Blankenship
Dick Blankenship left this world on December 20, 2020 after a long, rich life that touched and warmed many. He was born in 1932 as the third of six children, all of whom preceded him in death. The times were hard on everyone, including the Blankenships, but Dick always spoke warmly... Read More
Published in Gazette Newspapers from Jan. 21 to Jan. 29, 2021.
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