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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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Wilbert Hall

Wilbert Hall

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wilbert Hall Oct. 22, 1931 – Sept. 19, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Wilbert Hall died September 19, 2018, in his home in Martinez, California, at the age of 86. Willie, as he was known to everyone, was born October 22, 1931, to Lucretia and Bert Hall, in Mountain Grove, Missouri. The youngest of four […]

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Dorothy Ann Troia

Dorothy Ann Troia

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dorothy Ann Troia Feb. 9, 1921 – Sept. 10, 2018 Resident of Concord, Calif. Dorothy Ann Troia, 97, passed away on Monday September 10, 2018. Born in Santa Cruz, Calif., on February 9, 1921, Dorothy graduated from Fremont High School in Oakland, Calif., and furthered her studies, receiving a degree in Business Services. Her professional […]

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Mickie McCown Reynolds

Mickie McCown Reynolds

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mickie McCown Reynolds Feb. 7, 1940 – June 30, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Mickie Lucille Curry McCown Reynolds – Nurse, Friend, Mother, and a fine person in her own right, left this earth June 30, 2018, after an arduous battle with COPD brought about by a lifetime of smoking. She was born on the […]

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Rev. James (Jim) Anderson

Rev. James (Jim) Anderson

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rev. James (Jim) Anderson Oct. 28, 1943 – Sept. 28, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Reverend Jim Anderson passed away Friday, September 28 at the John Muir Medical Center in Concord after a battle with congestive heart failure. Jim was born in Iowa Falls, Iowa on October 28, 1943, to parents Evan and Mildred Anderson, […]

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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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John Furtado

John Furtado

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

John Furtado Feb. 12, 1925 – July 16, 2018 Resident of Martinez, Calif. John was born February 12, 1925 in Port Costa, John is survived by his son Michael Furtado, his daughter Shirley Bohannon, his three grandchildren and two great- grandchildren, and also his wonderful friend Debbie Heaney. Services are pending.

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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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