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Betty Ruth Cole

Betty Ruth Cole

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Betty Ruth Cole March 2, 1946 – Feb. 5, 2019 Resident of Oakley, Calif. Betty passed away on Tuesday of a heart attack and will be greatly missed. She touched many lives with her gentle spirit and caring nature. Betty was born in Glendale, CA and grew up in Martinez, CA. She is survived by brother […]

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Ramon Leon “Ray” Robbins

Ramon Leon “Ray” Robbins

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ramon Leon “Ray” Robbins, age 82 passed peacefully at home with his family on January 26, 2019. Ray was born in Caney, Kansas, and came to Martinez, California in 1941 with his family, where he stayed for the rest of his life, making friends, exploring the town and surroundings, learning and living the history of […]

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Oscar H. Hanson

Oscar H. Hanson

| February 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Oscar H. Hanson Oct. 21, 1923 – Dec. 27, 2018 Resident of Walnut Creek, Calif. Oscar H. Hanson, age 95, passed away peacefully with family in Walnut Creek on Thursday evening, December 27, 2018, after a Christmas filled with love. Oscar was born October 21, 1923 in Claresholm, Alberta. The eldest of seven children born […]

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George R. Wadlow

George R. Wadlow

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

George R. Wadlow July 9, 1926 – Jan. 7, 2019 Resident of Magalia, Calif. George R. Wadlow, age 92, went home to be with the Lord and family on Monday, January 7, 2019, and will be buried at Skyway Memorial Park. Due to pneumonia, his last earthly five days were spent in Chico Enloe Hospital […]

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William J. Kintana

William J. Kintana

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

William J. Kintana April 24, 1948 – Dec. 3, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Bill was born in Berkeley, California, moving to his beloved Martinez at the age of three. He was preceded in death by his mother, Adele Jones Kintana, and his father, Leo J. Kintana. Bill attended St. Catherine’s school, becoming an altar […]

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William J. ‘Billy’ Kintana

| January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

William J. ‘Billy’ Kintana April 24, 1948 – Dec. 3, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. On the morning of December 3, 2018, Martinez lost one one of its favorite sons, William J. “Billy” Kintana. Billy was born on April 24, 1948, here in the bay area. He attended St. Catherine’s school and church. He served […]

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Claudia Murphy Whitnah: January 14, 1925 – October 7, 2018

Claudia Murphy Whitnah: January 14, 1925 – October 7, 2018

| October 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

By Harriett Burt A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018 for Claudia Whitnah, who died on October 7, 2018 after a long and productive life. The beloved Whitnah was a well-known, longtime Martinez teacher and active citizen. She was 93. Born in Oakland, she grew up in Berkeley where she was […]

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Mary Susan Baier

Mary Susan Baier

| October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mary Susan Baier was born January 5, 1957 in Walnut Creek, CA. With family by her side, she passed away in Colorado on September 5, 2018 after a struggle with cancer (mesothelioma).  Raised in Martinez, Mary was a 1975 graduate of Alhambra High School, then earned her B.A. in Industrial Arts at Humboldt State University. A civilian […]

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Dorothy E. Masayko

Dorothy E. Masayko

| August 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dorothy E. Masayko Sept. 24, 1922 – Aug. 5, 2018 Resident of Concord, Calif. Daughter of Pauline and Jacob Lorenz, Dorothy was born in Billings MT and attended the University of Montana. When the U.S. entered World War II, she volunteered for the Women’s Auxiliary Corps of the US Army. Near the end of the war […]

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Timothy “Tim” Joseph Fuller

Timothy “Tim” Joseph Fuller

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Timothy “Tim” Joseph Fuller Dec. 14, 1987 – July27, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Timothy “Tim” Joseph Fuller, 30, passed away on July 27, 2018, surrounded by loved ones in his home in Martinez, CA after a year and a half battle with metastatic germ cell cancer. Tim was born on December 14, 1987, to […]

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