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Yolande Lesley Rowe
Yolande Lesley Rowe, born on February 25, 1929, passed away on May 24, 2019, in Grass Valley, CA. She was 90 years old. Yolande was born in Plymouth, England and emigrated to the United States with her parents, Leslie and Florence (Poppy) Rowe in 1946. Yolande and her ...

Robert Clark
Robert (Bob) Clark passed away June 19, 2019 at the age of 80, in Walnut Creek, California.
Robert Joseph Clark was born in Chicago on Oct. 14, 1938 to Joseph and Evelyn (Schocker) ...

Edward Hazarabedian
Ed Hazarabedian passed away suddenly from complications of the pancreatic cancer he'd been diagnosed with just 11 days earlier. Thankfully, his pain was brief - only a few hours - but ours is lasting and immeasurable.

Barry Balamuth
Barry Balamuth, 73, died Saturday, May 4, 2019 at his home surrounded by loved ones following long-term, cascading illnesses.
He leaves his high school sweetheart and wife of 51 years, ...

Local WWII hero to be interned at Arlington
Arlington National Cemetery has approved the internment, with full military honors, of Joe H. Warren, Lt. Col., United States Air Force. Warren, who was a long-term resident of Lafayette, passed away on April 18, 2018. In World War II, he served as a P-47 Fighter ...

David Reuben Iventosch
David Reuben Iventosch passed away on April 16 at his home in Lafayette at the age of 89, just a few weeks before his 90th birthday. Although he ultimately lost his battle with cancer, his final days were filled with well wishes and visits from his close friends and ...

Donn L. Black
Donn L. Black died peacefully on March 10, 2019 at the age of 88.
Donn was born on July 12, 1930 in Baker City, Oregon. He lived with his parents Ren and Flora Black at separate times ...

Mary Bailey Litzenberger
Mary Bailey Litzenberger, a resident of Moraga for 28 years, passed away Dec 31, 2018. She was born Aug 6, 1932 in Everetts, North Carolina to Paul and Delia Bailey. She was a history major at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina and met her husband Earle D. ...

Frances Jane "Pat" Kessler
n Monday, November 19, 2018, Frances Jane "Pat" Kessler, loving wife and mother of three children, passed away at age 82.

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. ...

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. The Lamorinda Weekly is not responsible for obituary content; obituaries are provided by families or mortuaries.

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