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Marjorie Anne Ross

Marjorie Anne Ross

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Marjorie Anne Ross Resident of Martinez, Calif. In March of 1938, Marjorie Anne Ross, resident of Martinez, was born into the world in St.Paul, Minnesota, being the youngest child and second daughter of Louis and Mable Herschler. The family would eventually move to Indiana, whereupon she would enter Elkhart High School, and was imbued with […]

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Rupert R. Lorenzo

Rupert R. Lorenzo

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rupert R. Lorenzo March 30, 1927 – June 28, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Rupert R. Lorenzo, a lifelong resident of Martinez passed away on June 28, 2018. Rupert served in World War II, in the Navy, right after he turned 18 years old, where he was stationed in Japan. Rupert was a service station […]

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Allan DeFraga

Allan DeFraga

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Longtime Martinez resident Allan DeFraga passed away in late May, in Walnut Creek. He was preceded in death by Ann, his wife of 47 years. He is survived by his son, Matt, his grandchildren (Alex, Ryan, and Elizabeth), and his brother, Donald. Allan was born in Concord, the son of educator and future Martinez mayor […]

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Salvador Joseph “Tuti” Aiello

Salvador Joseph “Tuti” Aiello

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Salvador Joseph “Tuti” Aiello May 21, 1930 – Nov. 5, 2017 Resident of Port Townsend, Wash. With sadness in our hearts, we share the news of the passing of our beloved Sal “Tuti” Aiello. He passed peacefully at home into God’s care on November 5, 2017 Sal was born in Martinez, CA. and graduated from […]

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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 | 1 Comment

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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