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Luca Katalin Gero
Luca Katalin Gero was born December 13, 2001, at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in New York, overlooking the smoldering rubble of Ground Zero-the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9-11. She was born a survivor: her mother, Réka Pigniczky, was six months pregnant ...

Norah Bain
On October 18, 2018, Florence Norah Bain, longtime resident of Orinda, California, passed away at the age of 96. Norah Lunt grew up in Harrogate, Yorkshire, in the north of England, with her parents Stanley and Florence, and her sister Vera. In 1947 she crossed the ...

Stephen James Spleiss
Stephen James Spleiss, of Lafayette, California, passed away on August 25, 2018 following a 28-year battle with cancer.
Stephen and his twin sister, Elise were born in ...

Sara (Sally) Chappell
Sara (Sally) Chappell quietly passed away in the early morning hours on Sept. 20. She had been living in a memory care unit for the past 3-1/2 years in the Sacramento area. She was a wife, mother and woman whose "soft and gentle voice" spoke with forceful conviction as ...

Joan Muer
Joan Marie Muer, 85, of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, passed away peacefully on August 11 after a 10 year battle with Alzheimer's.
Joan McCarthy was born in Detroit, MI, on December 11, 1932. ...

Jeanette Fritzky
To say Jeanette Fritzky was a woman of many talents is quite an understatement. A devoted wife and mother, daughter sister and friend, Jeanette also found time to represent her community as a member of the Moraga Town Council.

Myron Konjoyan
Myron Seamone Konjoyan, a 55-year resident of Moraga, passed on Sept. 13, 2018 after a short illness. Myron was born May 7, 1931 in Oakland and was raised in Glendale, California. Nicknamed "Rocky," he was a basketball star at Hoover High School and attended Glendale ...

Mildred ("Millie") Wright-Brown
Mildred ("Millie") Therese Wright-Brown, 91, passed away peacefully at home in Angels Camp, Calif., on Aug. 28 with two of her sons, Kelly and Darrell at her side. She was born on March 15, 1927 in Flint, Mich., to Dennis and Agnes Murphy, and was the sixth of 10 ...

Charlotte E. Colhoun
Charlotte E. Colhoun of Moraga, Calif., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at the age of 94, five days short of her 95th birthday.
Charlotte was born outside of Omagh, County Tyrone, ...

Fay Huie Lee
Fay Huie Lee was born in Brooklyn, NY on Aug. 25, 1935 and died in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Sept. 11, 2018. Born to Chinese immigrant parents, Fay remained a proud New Yorker - with the Brooklyn accent to match - all of her life. She graduated from James Madison High ...

Norman Schlansky
It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing of a cherished member of the community, Mr. Norman Schlansky. The passionate Brooklyn Dodgers fan passed on August 30, 2018. He and his late identical twin brother, Arthur, were born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on June ...

Edy Schwartz
Edith (Edy) Schwartz, passed away, surrounded by family in her hometown of Moraga, on Sept. 8, 2018 at the age of 75.
Edy was born in Reno, Nevada, to Fred and Gerda Rau. The family ...

Noemi Maria Leonard
Noemi M. Leonard peacefully passed away at the age of 97 on July 9, 2018. She was born in Shanghai, China. Noemi was a very supportive, thoughtful, and caring person who cherished family and friends and enjoyed life to the fullest. She married William Leonard from ...

Fred H. G. Lothrop, citizen of Lafayette, CA-1931-2018

Tanya A. (Nelson) Ojala
Tanya Ojala passed away on Sunday, July 15, ...

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