Obituaries

Joseph Barbour

September 24, 1930 - June 18, 2017

Our loving father and grandfather passed away on Jun. 18, 2017. Joe was the youngest of 3 born on Sept. 25, 1930 to Joseph and Marion Barbour in Greenock, Scotland.

Joe came to the United States as a young boy, growing up in Paterson, NJ. As a young man, he graduated from high school and with persuasion from the nuns, he enrolled and graduated from New Jersey State Teaching College and became a 6th grade teacher. After one year, it was not his calling and joined the Air Force in 1955. Interestingly enough, he was stationed at Camp Parks in Dublin, CA only to move to the area 25 years later with his family. Joe was Staff Sergeant at the time he was discharged in 1959.

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Alan R. Beck

March 12, 1962 - November 14, 2016

Alan R. Beck Jr. passed away on November 14, 2016. He was 54 years old.

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Brenda Belue

January 1, 1946 - July 10, 2016

Brenda J. Belue passed away on July 10, 2016 in New Mexico. She was born on January 1, 1946 in Michigan to parents Dempsey Wesley Morgan and Beatrice Morgan. A viewing has been scheduled for Saturday July 30, 2016 from 9:00am -11:00am with a funeral service at 11:00am. At Grissom’s Chapel and Mortuary 267 E. Lewelling Blvd. San Lorenzo, Ca. 94580.

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Lawrence “Larry”  “Ben” John Benavidez

August 29, 1952 - August 30, 2017

Lawrence "Larry"  "Ben" John Benavidez entered into rest in Hayward on August 30, 2017. He was 65 years old.

Born in Oakland on August 29, 1952 to Louis & Virginia Benavidez, Lawrence was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, godfather and uncle.

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Janet Lu-Ann Bent

June 8, 1935 - November 25, 2016

Dear Friends' and Family,
On Friday 11/25/2016, Janet passed on to a better place at 4:30pm at Eden Hospital Emergency Dept in Castro Valley, CA.

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Lester Biggs Jr.

September 17, 1935 - December 30, 2016

Lester Biggs Jr. passed away in his home on December 30, 2016. He was 81 years old.

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Irmgard Borgwardt

May 27, 1930 - February 27, 2017

Irmgard S. Borgwardt passed away peacefully on February 27, 2017.  She was 87 years old.

Irmgard was born on May 27, 1930 to Walter Straus and Alfreida Lausmann.

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Jeanette Bossi

August 23, 1931 - January 28, 2017

Jeanette Rose “Nonni, Zia” Bossi entered peacefully into rest on January 28, 2017. She was 85.

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Hattie Botley

April 19, 1925 - October 6, 2017

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Lily Botosh

November 24, 1919 - May 16, 2017

Tuesday the 16th of May in her home at the age of 98.

Born in 1919 in Iron River, Wisconsin, Lily attended Columbia High School in Iron River. She was very active and affiliated with Iron River First Presbyterian Church, VFW, 4H, All Scouts, and Green Thumbers.

Lily was a beloved housewife and mother who loved crafting, knitting, crochet, sewing and farming. Lily was known to have a wonderful smile that could light up a room.

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