Oakley’s Hoover E. Kennedy passed away at the age of 98 in Brentwood.

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Katherine, our loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend on Oct. 13, 2019. She left us, peacefully surrounded by her loved ones, at the age of 96.

Robert D. Shoemaker passed peacefully at home, on Oct. 16, 2019, just two days shy of his 88th birthday.

John Gruber, 98, passed away peacefully in Brentwood early in the morning on Oct. 14.

Mary “Jean” Alvernaz is survived by her husband, Rodrigo “Rod” Alvernaz; and children, Roderick, Mario (Jackie), Anna, and Gina (Joe); nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Beverly Jane Johnson, 88, died peacefully on Sept. 18, 2019, with her family by her side in Brentwood.

Mike Rozenski, 92, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by Lois, his loving wife of 71 years, and his children, Valerie, Pamela and Michael. Frank was known by all as “Mike.” He received his nickname as a boy in his birthplace of Antigo, Wisconsin, from his constant companionship with a…

Jim W. Walker passed away peacefully at his home in Brentwood early in the morning on Oct. 2.

Theresa Rae Estrada, 57, died Oct. 12 at her family residence in Oakley, where she resided for 25 years. She was born Nov. 28, 1961, in Panama City, Florida, the daughter of Richard Ray Herline and Phyllis Jean Herline of Yuma, Arizona.

Fred Baca of Discovery Bay passed away on Sept. 1, 2019, at the age of 87.

Discovery Bay resident James “Bernie” Lynch passed quietly in his sleep as he always wished to.

On Saturday, July 14, 2019, longtime Discovery Bay resident Donny Root passed away in his sleep after a short battle with cancer that had been diagnosed only a few weeks earlier. He was just 37 years old, born January 19, 1982, in St. George, Utah to Arthur and Linda Root, with the given nam…

Phillip Reid, 62, of Placerville, California, passed away in the evening hours of Wednesday, July 24, in his home.

Delfina Ulcnik, 90, passed away Saturday, March 30, at her residence in Brentwood. She was born in Argentina on July 18, 1928. She married Mirko Ulcnik in 1952, and they raised three children. They moved to the U.S. in 1965. She loved to garden and color. Delfina is survived by her children,…

Brentwood’s Herman J. Urenda passed away peacefully after a battle with dementia.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, at 1 p.m. at the Brentwood Community United Methodist Church, 802 Second St.

Bill, our beautiful son, brother, uncle, godfather and friend, closed his sweet eyes one last time, and holding his sister Julie’s hand, slept deeply and crossed over the threshold into Heaven.

On August 1, 2019, at the age of 60, Mark Goodwin — son, brother and friend — passed away peacefully in his sleep at his residence in Valley Springs, California.

Paul W. Urenda recently passed away peacefully in Oakley, surrounded by his loving family.

Ruby Jones went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Ruby was born in Sasawkwa, Oklahoma, in 1927. She moved to California in 1941. She met her husband, Ray Jones, in Lodi and they were married in Nevada in 1943.

John Robert Lozano, 76, passed away on June 3, 2019, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Tara Tayler Rodarte, age 56, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was born April 22, 1963 in Pueblo, Colorado to Lee and Marci (Huskin) James and was the youngest of two children. In 1965, her family moved to San Jose. As a child and young adult, she loved to sing, dance an…

Iris Betty passed away on June 25, 2019. She will be remembered for her kindness to all and her zest for life. Iris was born in Johnston, Scotland (1935) to Elizabeth & Louis Louttit. Shortly after her marriage, the family moved to the United States to pursue a better life and endless op…

Lawrence (Larry) Norton of Brentwood/Knightsen, California went to be with his Lord on May 18, 2019 at the age of 65 due to sudden cardiac death. Lawrence was preceded in death by his father, Dean R. Norton and his father-in-law, Don L. Hartzell.

Brentwood’s Marie A. Putman, 87, passed away June 27, 2019 at a local memory care facility.

Audrey was born in 1951 in Pittsburgh, PA to Clayton Wilson, a civil engineer at U.S. Steel, and Mary Louise Tancraitor, a homemaker. She lived the quintessential childhood of a baby boomer in Gibsonia, PA, spending time with her loving family, which included three siblings and a dog. After …

Alicia Morales Ramirez, 94, longtime resident of Brentwood, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2019, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Marjorie passed away peacefully in her home at the age of 89 after a short illness. She is survived by her husband, Clarence Olney, and their children Russell Olney (Jo), Davis Olney (Leslie) and Terri Billeci (Jeff). Her five grandchildren, Alexandra Olney, Jessica Billeci, Nick Billeci, Ke…

Zacarias Noelio Gonzalez was born on September 6, 1940 in Quemado de Guines, Cuba. Zacarias passed away on June 13, 2019 in Turlock, CA, with his loving family by his side. He was married to his loving wife, Maria J. Gonzalez, for 46 and a half wonderful years. During their 46 years of marri…

Richard Lewis Stockman, my husband, my love, my best friend, died suddenly in his Brentwood, CA home at age 63. He is the father of two wonderful sons: Blake Richard Stockman of San Francisco, CA and Marshal Joseph Stockman of Brentwood, CA. He is survived by his mother Giovanna Assunta Stoc…