2016 Obituaries

This list is provided as a record of people who have grown up, lived, worked or were otherwise a part of the Albany community. If you know of someone who should be on this list, please contact us with their information.

Roberta Margaret Sotelo Ambrose
Meals on Wheels and Albany Senior Center volunteer

Adele Jungnickel Bachman
Albany High Class of 1944, pilot, volunteer for Boy and Girl Scouts

Lola Bennett
Beauty Salon owner, resident of Peralta Avenue since 1966

Muriel Tansley Blank
Ramona Avenue resident, Camp Fire and political volunteer

Lucia Staib Brockhoff
Aged 101, Former elementary teacher and Albany resident until 1975

Wallace “Bruce” Burns
Resident since 1976, father of a 1984 graduate

David Jack Capeluto
Albany High Class of 1952, owned American Florist for 57 years

Phyllis Prindle Barlow Carvalho
Former resident

Gary ( “Sir Garry” ) Christophe
Albany High Class of 1974 and creative free spirit

Alice Clutts
Born in Albany in 1945

Alice Furth

Berenice Oliver Gray
Former resident

Judy D Holmes
Born in Albany in 1936 Albany High grad Class of 1954

Joyce C Jacobsen ( Krasovich )
Albany High Class of 1962

Jan Phillips Kidd
Born in Albany on 1938

Barbara Anne Runnion Kirkman
Albany High class of 1953

William Elmer (“Bill”) Lanctot
Retired Captain, Albany Fire Department

Barbara Jean ( Stilwell ) Laplante
Albany High Class of 1944

James J. Lassen
Orientation and Mobility Specialist @ Orientation Center for the Blind

Fern V. Luoma
Newspaper photographer, Chamber of Commerce, and Little League volunteer

Josephine (“Jo”) Marini
Talbot Avenue resident since 1936, retired Cornell School teacher , aged 103

Betty Lesh Miller
Born in Albany in 1940

Alice G Minellone
Long time resident of Cornell Avenue, aged 101

John Edward Mullarkey
70 year resident of Albany, father of nine

Charles Ralph Pagter, Jr.
59 year resident and former Albany letter carrier for US Postal Service

Mildred Borba Palfini
Born in Albany, Albany High Class of 1947

Pamela Muir Patterson
Albany High Class of 1975 Marin Elementary Crossing Guard

Donald Pearman III
Attended Albany High during 1980s, Pittsburg police officer

Thelma Klein Peck
Washington Avenue resident

Kathleen Marie ( “Kathy” ) Accornero Peterson
Born in Albany 1939

Marsden Price
Resident of 555 Pierce Street

Abe Quint
Santa Fe Avenue resident and construction company owner

Maurice ( “Maury”) Segerberg
Volunteer for Little League, Camp Fire, Elks Jaycees, and Athletic Boosters. Albany High Class of 1943

Anthony ( “Jerome Griot” ) Smith
Musician, Jackson St resident

Dorothy A. Spicer
Former resident and mother of a 1965 Albany High graduate

Catherine Sutton
Dance instructor and Transition Albany Leader

Toshie Suzukawa
Gardener, seamstress, and resident for 50 years

Farnaz Taheri – Stosik
Programmer Analyst @ UC Berkeley

Elizabeth ( “Betty”) Tscharner
Mother of AHS graduates, operated Arrow Glass for many years

Moises Vargas
Long-time Gateview resident

Yoshiye Yamashiro
Former resident