San Diego Obituaries
Tuesday | via MySanAntonio.com
Survived by: Husband, John Courtenay; sons, Robert Melendez and daughter-in-law Consuelo; Christian Argonza and daughter-in-law Abigail; Matthew Santiago; and John Courtenay II; daughters, Giovanna Voorhees and son-in-law Perry; and Jasmina Courtenay; brother Phil Melendez; and sisters, Melva Melendez, Hilda Muzquiz, Ostolia Dominguez; and Mary Anderson; mother, Maria Gonzalez Melendez; father, Filemon Melendez; five grandchildren; and 16 nieces and nephews. Elma Courtenay was still a teen when she became an activist, joining in the fight for the rights of farmworkers, influenced by labor activist Cesar Chavez. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via NBC San Diego
A public memorial will be held this weekend for San Diego businessman Mike "Bossman" Hardin, owner of the iconic Ocean Beach burger joint, Hodad's. The local burger legend will be honored with a "Celebration of Life" event at Petco Park's Park in the Park in downtown San Diego. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald
Mr. Vincent A. Cangiano, age 87, former lifelong Gloversville resident, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Kindred Hospital, San Diego, CA. He was born June 26, 1927, in Gloversville, the son of the late Pasquale and Anna Papa Cangiano. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via KTAR
A child who died of leukemia 35 years ago is the subject of a new memorial unveiled Monday inside St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix. Christopher Greicius, 7, served as the inspiration for the creation of the Make-A-Wish Foundation , which grants wishes to children with life threatening illnesses. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Free Press
Christine Mae Henke "Tina" 92 of Coal City, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 21, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Born Sept. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via Tallahassee Democrat
The service is 1:00 p.m., EST, Saturday, March 21, 2015 at St. Hebron AME Church with burial at Church's Cemetery, of Quincy, FL. Comment?
Sunday Mar 15 | via Daily Journal
Lusk Spurgeon, Jr., 81, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015, in Franklin. He was a resident of the Franklin United Methodist Community. Comment?
Sunday Mar 15 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Webster - Webster - Rose M. Neslusan, 93, died Monday, September 1, 2014. Her husband of 58 years, George F. Neslusan, died in 1997. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Stuffed animals were among the items left in a makeshift memorial for the baby fatally injured in a March 2 accident on Catalina Boulevard in Point Loma. Michelle Monroy Stuffed animals were among the items left in a makeshift memorial for the baby fatally injured in a March 2 accident on Catalina Boulevard in Point Loma. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via Verde Independent
June C. Huston, a resident of Cottonwood AZ for 25 years, passed peacefully March 8, 2015 at the age of 93. She was born in Oak Park, IL on May 21, 1921 the daughter of John Jr. and Luella Connolly. June was a veteran of WWII having served with the 169th Woman's Army Corp attached to the 9th Bomber Command, Ninth Air Corp in Europe. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Coney, 28, was shot in the lower torso during an argument outside a home on Ocean View Boulevard, San Diego homicide investigators said. Witnesses told police a number of males ran away after the gunfire erupted about 9:15 p.m. Medics took Coney to a hospital, where he died. Comment?
Saturday Mar 7 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
About 1:45 a.m., officers were called to the Harbor Vista Condominiums on Pentecost Way near Federal Boulevard, where they found the 24-year-old victim stabbed in his chest. He died at the scene, Homicide Unit Lt. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via KFMB-am
Concerns are growing over what Point Loma residents say is a dangerous crosswalk. A memorial is growing at the site, where an infant was killed earlier this week while crossing the roadway with her father. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via NBC San Diego
The family of a man killed in Chula Vista 13 years ago is hoping a new billboard and $10,000 reward will unearth new leads in the case. Salvador Mercado would be in his late 30s today, raising a teenaged daughter. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via KFMB-am
A legislative-reform agency created in memory of slain Poway High School senior Chelsea King will mark Wednesday's fifth anniversary of her murder by releasing a musical tribute penned by a local singer-songwriter. The tune honoring Chelsea, a straight-A student who died at the hands of an ex-con rapist on Feb. 25, 2010, "will soon become an anthem for our cause," Chelsea's Light Foundation representatives stated in an online posting. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via PRWeb
What would it look like if Nordstrom or Apple created a funeral service? Southern California is about to find out. InvoCare, an innovative funeral services startup, has introduced a new approach that focuses on what consumers want and need when they've endured a loss: convenience, affordability, and an uplifting experience. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Webster - Webster - Rachel V. Gagnon, 92, formerly of Webster, died Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Life Care Center of Auburn after a short illness. Her husband of almost 50 years, Raymond E. "Chick" Gagnon, Sr., died in 1994. Comment?
Feb 23, 2015 | via Patch.com
John Gerard Niehaus, 29, of Danvers, dearly loved son of Jeffrey and Margaret Niehaus, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Monday, February 16, 2015 in his parents' home where John also lived. Born in Danvers, John was mostly home schooled although he attended Dunn Middle School in the eighth grade and St. John's Prep as a freshman. Comment?
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