Long Beach Obituaries

Long Beach Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Sep 19 | via News-Register 

    Jo McIntyre - 1939-2018

    Jo McIntyre passed quickly and painlessly June 18, 2018, with family by her side at her home in Henderson, Nevada. She is survived by her children, Martha Eleanor de Forest, Liz de Forest and Robert Andrew de Forest; her grandchildren, Lea Braun, Joshua Griffin, Maeve Griffin, Thunder Braun and Jacob Griffin; and her three siblings, Mary Anker, Edward McIntyre and James McIntyre.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via Press-Telegram 

    Joel Patterson, 86, led African American Heritage So...

    Joel Jerome Patterson, 86, a former president of Long Beach's African American Heritage Society, died on Monday, Sept. 10. Joel Jerome Patterson, former president of the African American Heritage Society , which promotes and documents the history, culture and achievements of the Long Beach black community, has died.

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  • Friday Sep 14 | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Parks, James N.

    James N. Parks Visalia - In loving Memory of James N. Parks. James Norman Parks passed away peacefully, Sept 4th in Visalia, CA.

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  • Tuesday Sep 11 | via Daily Mail 

    California drunk driver arrested after intentionally...

    California drunk driver is arrested for murder after he intentionally ran over a father-of-seven, killing him in front of his children Victor Herrera, 40, was walking home with his 12-year-old daughter when a red sedan sped past them at a crosswalk in Long Beach on Saturday night A suspected drunk driver has been arrested on murder charges after police say he intentionally ran over and killed a father-of-seven who had warned him to slow down. Relatives of 40-year-old Victor Herrera say all of his children - ranging in age from one to 19 - witnessed as their father was mowed over in Long Beach, California , on Saturday night.

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  • Friday Sep 7 | via USA Today 

    Reports: Mac Miller dead from a suspected overdose a...

    Mac Miller has died at age 26, according to reports. The rapper and former boyfriend of Ariana Grande reportedly suffered from substance abuse issues.

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  • Friday Sep 7 | via NBC Miami 

    Rapper Mac Miller Dies at 26

    In this April 29, 2018, file photo, Rapper Mac Miller performs onstage during the Smokers Club Festival at The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Mac Miller, the rapper, singer and record producer behind songs "Self Care" and "Smile Back," has died, according to multiple published reports.

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  • Wednesday Sep 5 | via Press-Telegram 

    Bob Kistner, who spent a lifetime helping others wit...

    Bob Kistner was only 16, attending Millikan High School, when he joined the Long Beach Search & Rescue unit to help others. He got his wish sooner than he expected.

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  • Friday Aug 31 | via Press-Telegram 

    Carl Calkins, former Long Beach police chief, dies a...

    Former Long Beach Police Chief Carl J. Calkins, shown in 1978, died Aug. 30. He was 84. Carl J. Calkins, the first Long Beach police chief to be hired from outside the department, died Thursday, Aug. 30, at his home in Naples. He was 84. Calkins, who was chief from 1977 to 1979 after serving 20 years in the Los Angeles Police Department and a few months as the City of Carson's public safety director, died after a short battle with cancer, said Yvonne, his wife of 62 years.

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  • Friday Aug 24 | via Hollywood Reporter 

    Comic Book Artist Russ Heath Dies at 91

    The creator, whose career spanned 1948 through 2011, created the original artwork behind some of Roy Lichtenstein's most famous pop art paintings. American comic book artist Russ Heath died Thursday night after a battle with cancer, his grandson Lee Kosa announced.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via Downey Patriot 

    Helen Pautsch was a pioneer Nurse at Rancho Los Amigos

    She attended Lake Alice District 20 School which was a one-room schoolhouse located on the corner of her parents' property. She attended Clear Lake High School then moved to Aberdeen to attend Presentation College.

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  • Aug 15, 2018 | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Hoth, Robert Edward

    Robert E. "Bob" Hoth passed away peacefully on Friday August 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Los Angeles, California on November 10, 1929.

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  • Aug 14, 2018 | via The Daily Breeze 

    The bill would name a portion of the interstate the ...

    Firefighters stand near a photo of slain fire Capt. David Rosa at a news conference, Monday, June 25, 2018, in Long Beach, Calif.

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  • Aug 14, 2018 | via Press-Telegram 

    California Pizza Kitchen raises $31K for family of f...

    Slain Long Beach Fire Captain David Rosa's parents, Jean and Paul salute the flag during a ceremony in Long Beach on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The nonprofit Police and Fire: The Fallen Heroes, along with California Pizza Kitchen, presented a check for $31,250 to benefit the family of Rosa, who was gunned down while responding to an explosion at a senior apartment complex in downtown Long Beach in June.

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  • Aug 13, 2018 | via Press-Telegram 

    Obituary: Community leader Nancy Higginson gave her ...

    Nancy Higginson, shown in this Oct. 24, 2014, photo, died Aug. 12, 2018. Higginson served nonprofits in Long Beach for more than 40 years as a volunteer, board member and fundraiser.

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  • Aug 10, 2018 | via Capital Weekly 

    Dorothy J. Wheatley

    Educated in local schools, Dorothy graduated from Dean Academy and Junior College in June of 1949. In September of the following year, she completed a Navy Training Course at the U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill., and until her honorable discharge in May of 1953, served as a hospital corpsman.

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  • Aug 7, 2018 | via News Tribune 

    Man charged with killing Calif. firefighter dies in ...

    In this June 25, 2018 file photo, Long Beach police keep a street closed off near a retirement home, seen in background in Long Beach, Calif. Thomas Kim, 77, charged with shooting to death a fire captain at the Southern California senior housing facility has died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in custody from an existing medical condition, authorities said Monday, Aug. 6. Kim was charged with murder for the death of Capt.

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  • Aug 6, 2018 | via Greenwich Citizen 

    Man charged with killing Calif. firefighter dies in ...

    In this June 25, 2018 file photo, Long Beach police keep a street closed off near a retirement home, seen in background in Long Beach, Calif. Thomas Kim, 77, charged with shooting to death a fire captain at the Southern California senior housing facility has died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in custody from an existing medical condition, authorities said Monday, Aug. 6. Kim was charged with murder for the death of Capt.

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  • Aug 6, 2018 | via Los Angeles Times 

    77-year-old man charged in fatal shooting of Long Be...

    A fire department honor guard wheels the casket of Long Beach Fire Department Capt. Dave Rosa out of the Long Beach Convention Center after a funeral service.

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  • Aug 6, 2018 | via KTXL-TV Sacramento 

    Man Accused of Killing Long Beach Fire Captain at Re...

    The 77-year-old man charged with fatally shooting a fire captain at a Long Beach retirement home in late June died of natural causes on Monday, according to authorities. What started out as a report of a fire alarm going off at Covenant Manor, a retirement home located along East Fourth Street, turned into a deadly shooting on the morning of June 25. Just two days later, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office filed charges of murder and other criminal counts against Thomas Kim, the man accused of shooting a fire captain dead.

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