Local obituary notices in Sacramento, CA
Wednesday Nov 25 | via Kinston Free Press
Cynthia Robinson, who co-founded Sly and the Family Stone and was the group's trumpeter, died Monday after battling cancer, according to a post on her Facebook page . She was 69. Born in Sacramento, Calif., Robinson's first taste of music came through playing in her high school marching band and singing in her church's choir. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via Times-Standard
From the mouth of the Klamath River to the government offices in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., the impact of Yurok Tribe Executive Director Troy Fletcher's unexpected death last week was felt among friends, family and colleagues from across the nation. A husband and father of three sons, Fletcher died of a heart attack on the evening of Nov. 20. He was 53. Having known Fletcher since they were kids, Yurok Tribal Council Chairman Thomas O'Rourke said it was hard to find words that would express what Fletcher meant not only to him, but to the Yurok Tribe as a whole. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via RollingStone
Cynthia Robinson, a founding member for Sly and the Family Stone who played trumpet, has died after a battle with cancer. The musician's Facebook page and Billboard confirmed the news Tuesday. Comment?
Sunday Nov 15 | via Bangor Daily News
Bonnie Lee Page, 62, died peacefully Thursday, November 12, 2015 at a Houlton healthcare facility, following a long illness. She was born January 16, 1953 in Sacramento, CA, a daughter of the late Lewis and Lajuean Prue, and graduated from Ashland Community High School in 1971. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via NWAonline
The Minnesota Gophers announced Wednesday morning that they have hired Tracy Claeys as head football coach, removing the interim tag they gave him when Jerry Kill retired Oct. 28. Claeys received a three-year contract that will start in February, carrying through the 2018 season. He is scheduled to make $1.4 million next year, with $100,000 raises each of the following two years. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via SFGate
Scotty Stirling , a Bay Area native who went from covering sports to holding executive positions with the Raiders, Warriors, Kings and the NBA , died Wednesday in Sacramento. He was 86. "Scotty was a highly regarded league executive who dedicated more than 35 years of his life to our game," said NBA Commissioner Adam Silver in the statement. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via Triplicate.com
Alice Tosio Desjardin, born June 28, 1927, passed away on the eve of All Saints' Day, Oct. 31, 2015. Comment?
Sunday Nov 8 | via Dayton Daily News
News Death Notice WELLS, Scott J. Age 54 of Miamisburg, OH passed away October 28, 2015 at Hospice of Dayton. Scott graduated from West Carrollton High School. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Republican-Leader
Roland M. Torgerson, 94, of Mabel, died on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at The Meadows Assisted Living in Mabel with family by his side. In January 1944 he entered the United States Army and was a construction foreman with the 11th Combat Engineer Battalion in the World War II European Theater. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via Weyburn Review
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Bonnie Louise Edwards , Monday, August 31, 2015 in Sacramento, California. Bonnie is predeceased by her parents Charlie and Ella Edwards , her sisters Charlene Gail Edwards and Jody Lynn Edwards. Comment?
Oct 18, 2015 | via CBS Local
Oct 18, 2015 | via Patch.com
Marie E. Rivers, 88, of Manchester, beloved mother, grandmother great-grandmother and great-great grandmother peacefully passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015 at Fox Hill Rehabilitation Center. Marie was born on March 6, 1927 in Hartford, daughter of the late John and Vinnie Campanello. Comment?
Oct 18, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Doris Constance Filiault, age 95 , of New Bedford, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Oaks Nursing Center. She was the loving wife of the late Norman J. Filiault and the daughter of the late Laura Lemay and Arthur Lemay. Comment?
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