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William H. ‘Bill’ Wainwright (June 16, 1942 – May 19, 2018)

William H. ‘Bill’ Wainwright (June 16, 1942 – May 19, 2018)

| May 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

Well-known Martinez resident William H. ‘Bill’ Wainwright passed away on May 19 at his home after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was 75 years-old. A memorial service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Although Wainwright spent his earliest years away from Martinez, returning with his family to […]

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Raymond Larry Martellacci

Raymond Larry Martellacci

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Raymond Larry Martellacci April 23, 1936 – April 25, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Raymond Martellacci, be­loved husband, uncle, godfather, and friend, passed away at Kaiser, San Francisco. Ray was born in Concord, Calif., but spent the rest of his life in Martinez, Calif., and was a graduate of Alhambra High School, class of “1954.” […]

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Bernadina Daberdaku

Bernadina Daberdaku

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bernadina Daberdaku Oct. 8, 1942 – April 21, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Bernadina Daberdaku pass­ed away April 21, 2018. She is survived by her sons Luigi and Benjamin and her six grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 27, at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine’s of Siena. Burial to follow at […]

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Edgar (Nodge) Kemp Irwin

Edgar (Nodge) Kemp Irwin

| April 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

Edgar (Nodge) Kemp Irwin Resident of Martinez, Calif. Edgar (Nodge) Kemp Irwin, age 86, passed away April 16, 2018, after a brief illness. Nodge spent a lifetime helping others. He was a Lafayette Firefighter, a union Business Agent for Local 1, a Correctional Officer at San Quentin for twenty years, and a Reserve Deputy for […]

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Bruno Peter Nardi

Bruno Peter Nardi

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bruno Peter Nardi Oct. 18, 1921 – April 10, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Bruno passed away Tuesday at the home he lived in nearly all his life. He was 96. A Martinez native, he grew up in Vine Hill on the family ranch/winery, graduated from Alhambra High School, and served in WWII. After marrying […]

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John Sparacino

John Sparacino

| April 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

John Sparacino July 25, 1925 – April 3, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. John Sparacino passed away peacefully at his home on April 3, 2018. John lived his entire life in Martinez. He was an outstanding member of this community and was admired and respected by all he came into contact with. John served in […]

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Jennie Margaret Samuels

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jennie Margaret Samuels Jan. 4, 1919 – March 29, 2018 Resident of Antioch, Calif. Jennie, also known as Jane, born in – and a longtime resident of – Martinez, was well known and loved by many people whose lives she touched. Jennie graduated from Alhambra High School in 1937. In 1941 she married Gordon J. […]

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Robert Joseph Butler

Robert Joseph Butler

| April 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Robert Joseph Butler Jan. 13, 1969 – March 18, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Robert Joseph Butler, 49, of Martinez, California, passed away on March 18, 2018 in Pleasant Hill, California. Bob was a graduate of Alhambra High School, where he was a football star, nicknamed Bob “the Bullet” and considered a legend by many. […]

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Alan L. Lekse

Alan L. Lekse

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Alan L. Lekse May 11, 1948 – March 15, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Alan Lekse passed away unexpectedly on March 15, 2018. Alan was a standout athlete while attending Alhambra High School. He went on to proudly serve in the Army and was a decorated Veteran. Alan was awarded a Bronze Star (V for […]

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Doris Greene

Doris Greene

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Doris Greene Oct. 28, 1924 – March 23, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Doris Greene passed away with her family by her side at John Muir Medical Center in Concord. Doris was born at home in Alameda but grew up in Port Chicago, California. She was one of two children from Jack and Mary “Bam” […]

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