Long Beach Obituaries

Long Beach Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via Press-Telegram 

    Long Beach Police Officer Brian W. Collette laid to ...

    Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna reads a tribute during a funeral service for Long Beach Police Officer Brian Collette, who died after a bout with cancer earlier in August in Los Alamitos, CA. Wednesday August 26, 2015.

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  • Wednesday | via Press-Telegram 

    Long Beach Police Officer Brian W. Collette laid to ...

    Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna reads a tribute during a funeral service for Long Beach Police Officer Brian Collette, who died after a bout with cancer earlier in August in Los Alamitos, CA. Wednesday August 26, 2015.

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  • Saturday Aug 22 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Fred E. Snow

    Fred E. Snow, 73, of Grove St., Westfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at the VA Medical Center in Erie, Pa., Fred was born March 30, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., the son of the late Fred M. Snow and Ruth Evelyn Johnson.

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  • Saturday Aug 22 | via Marietta Times 

    Thomas McDermott

    He was born Jan. 21, 1933, in Long Beach, Calif, a son of Daniel A. and Ethel M. Griffin McDermott. Tom was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served on the Charles R. Ware Destroyer.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Philly.com 

    Robert A. Wenke | High-profile judge, 88

    Robert A. Wenke, 88, a retired Los Angeles County Superior Court judge who sought to untangle conspiracy theories as he presided over a high-profile examination of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, has died. Mr. Wenke died Aug. 14 at his home in Long Beach, Calif., from complications of pancreatic cancer, his family said.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Press-Telegram 

    Share remembrances and express condolences for Long ...

    Collette worked in all patrol divisions: field support, as a DARE instructor, Emergency Operations Homeland Security Detail, administrative officer and SWAT technician, Explorer Program adviser and also served in the Support Bureau Training Division.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Press-Telegram 

    Long Beach police officer, 42, dies after battle wit...

    Collette, 42, was in the peak of health when he suddenly became ill, said Steve James, Long Beach Police Officers Association president. “It's very difficult,” James said.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via Press-Telegram 

    Brian Collette, 1972 - 2015: Long Beach police offic...

    Collette, 42, was in the peak of health when he suddenly became ill, said Steve James, Long Beach Police Officers Association president. “It's very difficult,” James said.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Press-Telegram 

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    The 6-foot 7-inch Long Beach resident rallied support against the Briggs Initiative, a 1978 state ballot proposal that would have banned gays and lesbians from working in public schools, and continued the fight another 35 years for equality.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Beachcomber 

    John Patrick McNaughton Memorial Scholarship

    Honoring the memory of former publisher John Patrick McNaughton, the Beachcomber is establishing a $1,200 per semester scholarship at the newspaper for academic credit during the fall, spring or summer sessions. This internship is open to any journalism or photo-journalism student in their junior or senior year at California State University Long Beach with a 3.0 grade point average or higher.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Robert Wenke, who presided over Robert Kennedy assas...

    Robert Wenke, a former L.A. County Superior Court judge, conceived and implemented the concept of allowing the public to apply to serve on a grand jury and appointed the first woman to serve as a foreperson on an L.A. County grand jury. In 1975, he presided over hearings looking into the possibility of a second gunman's involvement in the Robert Kennedy assassination.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Triplicate.com 

    Death Notices, Aug. 20, 2015

    Gordon Perry Broadbent, 81, passed away on August 18, 2015 in Coos Bay, Oregon. He was born on February 18, 1934 in Long Beach, CA.

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  • Tuesday Aug 18 | via Press-Telegram 

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    Robert A. Wenke, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge who presided over an investigation into the assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and handled cases involving several Hollywood celebrities, died Friday from pancreatic cancer complications.

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  • Tuesday Aug 18 | via Press-Telegram 

    Robert A. Wenke, 1926 - 2015: Well-known Long Beach ...

    Robert A. Wenke, a retired Los Angeles Superior Court judge who presided over an investigation into the assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and handled cases involving several Hollywood celebrities during his career, died Friday from pancreatic cancer complications. He was 88. A social innovator on the bench, Wenke, a longtime Long Beach resident, implemented the practice of allowing the public to directly apply for service on the Grand Jury, appointed the first woman to serve as foreperson of the Grand Jury, and appointed the first woman to serve as supervising judge of a department of the court.

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  • Monday Aug 17 | via Bangor Daily News 

    Richard Devylder, longtime disability rights activis...

    Disability rights activist Richard Devylder, who was born without arms or legs, knew that people meeting with him for the first time were likely to be a bit uncomfortable. "It works to my advantage, my disability," Devylder said in a 2000 interview with the Los Angeles Times.

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  • Sunday Aug 16 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Denis P. Sicchitano

    Born Sept. 15, 1945, in Long Beach, Calif., he was the son of the late Joseph Francis and Beverly Sicchitano.

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  • Friday Aug 14 | via News-Register 

    Levi Carlile, former Linfield prof, dies at 87

    Levi Carlile, who taught economics and business at Linfield College from 1964 to 1993, died Aug. 10. He was 87. Linfield accounting professor Rich Emery recalled Carlile saying people self-select Linfield. In an interview for Linfield Magazine, he said Carlile felt a certain type of person would attend Linfield, be happy with the education he or she received and remain happy with it over ensuing years.

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  • Wednesday Aug 12 | via Recordpub.com 

    Sleda Brown

    Sleda Brown, went home to the Lord on August 9, 2015. She died peacefully at home while surrounded by loved ones.

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  • Monday Aug 10 | via Press-Telegram 

    Marcus O. Tucker, 1934-2015: Superior Court judge wh...

    Retired Superior Court Judge Marcus Tucker was the first African-American judge to be appointed to the Municipal Court of Long Beach. Retired juvenile court Judge Marcus O. Tucker, a pillar in the African-American community who in 1976 became the first black judge appointed to the Long Beach Municipal Court before rising to a post on the Los Angeles County Superior Court, died Saturday of heart complications.

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  • Monday Aug 3 | via LA Daily News 

    Authorities have yet to ID driver killed in Gerald D...

    Los Angeles County Coroner's investigators have not yet identified the man who died Saturday morning as a result of a f iery wrong way crash on the Gerald Desmond Bridge . The man's body was badly burnt and next of kin have not yet been notified, Coroner's assistant chief Ed Winter said Monday.

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