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‘Mr. Transportation’ Bob Schroder, father of Martinez’s mayor, dies at 90

‘Mr. Transportation’ Bob Schroder, father of Martinez’s mayor, dies at 90

| April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bob Schroder, 90, whose public service career earned him the nickname “Mr. Transportation,” died Friday at his Walnut Creek home. He was the father of Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder. “He had a good, long life,” the mayor said of his father. Born in 1928 in San Francisco, the elder Schroder moved to Walnut Creek at […]

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Jane Marie Dillard

| March 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jane Marie Dillard Oct. 9, 1925 – March 12, 2019 Resident of Concord, Calif. Jane Marie Dillard passed away March 12, 2019, at the age of 93. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She was a resident of Concord, Calif. for the last 19 years. Jane was preceded in death by her husband of 60 […]

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Robert Bruce Henderson

Robert Bruce Henderson

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Robert Bruce Henderson Aug. 30, 1974 – March 03, 2019 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Robert, Bob/Bobby, had a brilliant mind like his father, a beautiful mind, and he was a gorgeous looking fellow as well. A charmer with iridescent blue eyes. Robert loved live basketball games, especially the Warriors. Brilliant and beautiful Bobby graduated Alhambra High […]

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Edward Brian Frazer

Edward Brian Frazer

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Edward Brian Frazer Jan. 6, 1930 – Feb. 23, 2019 Resident of Franklin Canyon, Martinez, Calif. Edward Brian Frazer or Brian as most knew him, passed away on February 23, 2019. Brian was born, raised and lived his entire 89 years in ‘The Canyon.’ Brian was the second of five children of Julian M. Frazer […]

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Peter Stephen Delevati

Peter Stephen Delevati

| March 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Peter Stephen Delevati June 22, 1969 – Feb. 10, 2019 Resident of Redding, Calif. Redding – Peter Stephen Delevati, 49, of Redding passed away peacefully at home with family surrounding him on the morning of February 10th in Redding, California after a valiant three year fight with recurrent colon cancer. A Memorial Service will be […]

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Colleen “Connie” Evelyn Freschi

Colleen “Connie” Evelyn Freschi

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Colleen “Connie” Evelyn Freschi Oct. 10, 1924 – Feb. 22, 2019 Resident of Calpine, Calif. Colleen (Connie) Evelyn Freschi passed away peacefully on Friday, February 22, 2019 at the age of 94, surrounded by her family. Connie was born to Lester Clark and Fern Clark (Hills) on October 10, 1924 in Flint, Michigan. She spent […]

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John Nicholas Pagnini

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

John Nicholas Pagnini Nov. 13, 1932 – Feb. 23, 2019 Resident of Martinez, Calif. Martinez has lost a Native Son due to complications from Alzheimer’s. He was 86 yrs old at the time of his peaceful passing. Welcoming him home are his loving parents Nick and Tina (Chantri) Pagnini and his wife of 35 years, […]

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Donna Choate Irwin

Donna Choate Irwin

| February 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Donna Choate Irwin Resident of Martinez, Calif. Donna Choate Irwin passed away on February 13, 2019. She was surrounded by her family. Born in Crane,Texas, Donna was the youngest child of James and Agnes Choate. Donna grew up in Richmond, California and was a proud graduate of Richmond Union High School. Donna furthered her education […]

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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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