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Bernice Hudson (1921 – 2016)

A Life of Faithfulness Bernice Ellenor Hudson was born September 25, 1921 in Pasadena, California to Robert and Ellen (McIntyre) Collins. She had one sister, Ernestine, who was two years older. Their mother passed away when Bernice was two years old. The family moved to her grandparents’ home in Pasadena where she and her sister spent many years enjoying uncles, aunts and cousins who either lived there or came to visit for short periods of time. The family home with “Mama” and “Papa” was filled with love and music. That is where Bernice was first introduced to the Lord and her faith was nurtured. Several family members played the piano and/or sang. From an early age, she sang in the choir at First A.M.E  Church Pasadena. While there her father married and they all continued to reside in the grandparents’ home. Bernice completed her compensatory education in local Pasadena schools graduating from John Muir Technical High School. She completed some additional coursework at Pasadena City College. In 1947 Bernice married Warren Carter and continued to live in Pasadena. She worked for Los Angeles Unified School District at an elementary school. They built a home, fondly referred to as “Montana Street”, in 1950 while waiting to start a family. From that union one daughter, Julie, was born. While they were together,  Bernice and Warren built a small house also in Pasadena which they sold to a family member. The Carter family enjoyed many camping trips with extended Collins family members. They camped locally at Lake Isabella,  Lake Cachuma, and later at La Costa beach now known as Carlsbad Beach. The...

Barbara Sanladerer (1937 – 2016)

Barbara (Fabry) Sanladerer was born on August 26, 1937 to Willis and Elsie Fabry. She passed away on January 23, 2016 with her husband of 56 years, Loren Sanladerer, by her side. Barbara was born and raised in South Pasadena. She graduated from Occidental College in 1959 and shortly thereafter married Loren. They settled in Sierra Madre/Arcadia where they raised their family and developed many lifelong friendships. Although her passion in life was her family, she gave countless hours of volunteer service to the community as well. Two of her favorite organizations were Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre and the Assistance League of Arcadia. She is survived by her husband Loren; her daughters Karen McAlister (John) and Kristin Na ran (Harish); her grandchildren Lauren, Kelsey, and Robert McAlister, and Sarah and Anna Naran; and her nephews Jeff and Greg (Maria) Mills. She is also survived by many cherished friends. Although we will miss her, we will carry her in our hearts forever. At her request, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Barbara to Creative Arts Group www.creativeartsgroup.org, 108 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre, CA 91024) or to the charity of your...

Cheri Gail Lloyd (1953–2016)

Cheri Gail Lloyd (1953–2016) Cheri Gail Lloyd was born on the 25th of May 1953 in Wyandotte, Michigan.  She was the third born to Raymond and Helen Kellerman. She attended an all-girls school as a young girl in Southern California. As a young adult, she completed a certificate in Secretary College in California.  Later Cheri Gail Lloyd achieved a degree with Heald College in Stockton, California in Accounting and Computer Technology. She was able to apply her knowledge in various business fields, including ownership of 2 restaurants and then a child day care. Cheri became a loving mother to four sons that she adorned. Her sons grew up with knowledge from their mother that helped them mature in life. She would be there for them and stand by them though life’s up’s and down’s. Cheri would go to the extreme to help her sons and even their friends or even others with whatever they needed. Her heartfelt willingness to help others gave her a sense of pride and just asked to provide help to others. Cheri Gail Lloyd was the type of woman who would volunteer to help with people with various disabilities to bring food, supplies or sometimes just to sit and talk over tea or coffee. You were no stranger to her and didn’t matter what race, creed, or beliefs were, she welcomed all! While spending several years of her life in Stockton, California, she met various friends but one of the most influential woman was Eula whom she met in 1981.  Cheri was in a struggle with her life and  Eula introduced her to Jehovah’s Witnesses meeting. She felt warm...

Jerry Holan (1924–2016)

Jerry Holan (1924–2016) Jerry Holan June 16, 1924 – January 7, 2016 Jerry was born on June 16, 1924 in Taylor, Texas to his parents, Mary and Joseph Holan.  He spent only a small, but very happy part of his childhood living there.  He moved to Pasadena in 1936 where he spent the rest of his life.  At thirteen he dedicated his life to the Lord and became a member of the Salvation Army.  He was very proud of it and of wearing the uniform.  In 1940 he first became the assistant bandmaster and then was promoted to the bandmaster for 8 years.  He played both cornet and trumpet.  He met his dream girl and sweetheart while serving in the army during WWII.  They were married in 1947 and were blessed with three children.  In 2002 he lost his truly beloved wife of 55 years, Lola Jane.  He made weekly trips to her grave, as well as his mother’s, for the remainder of his life. He spent most of his working career in the shoe industry at Sbicca of California, a company that he enjoyed working for until his retirement. He was hired as a supervisor and worked his way up to plant manager and later became company vice-president in charge of personnel and production. He was gifted with an incredible life and a positive attitude with all of life’s day to day events and challenges. He was a selfless man who took pleasure in doing things for his family rather than for himself.  Jerry was truly an inspiration for all that met him.  He had a huge circle...

Ronald Jerome Mosley (1944–2016)

Ronald Jerome Mosley (1944–2016) Ronald Jerome Mosley was born May 13, 1944 in Toledo, Ohio to the union of the late Albert and Lucille (Penaman Taylor) Mosley. He was the youngest born of eight children.  Ron was 18 years old when he set out to California from Toledo in anticipation of a great new life.  He was united in holy matrimony to Francia Marie Nicholson in November 1964.  This union was blessed with one daughter Ronda Rachel.  Francia’s untimely death occurred in September 1973. Ron was captivated with electronics and started his career in 1968 working as an electronics technician with Magnavox there in Pasadena.   Ron’s inquisitive nature prompted him to continue along this path attending such schools as Pasadena City College, California Institute of Technology, and Cal Poly University, Pomona.  His accomplishments were ever evolving landing him positions as Engineering Research and Test Technician with JPL, Kennedy Company, Bendix Field Engineering Corp., Neff Instruments, Walt Disney Productions, and the last 32 years with Northrop Grumman (Aerojet) Aerospace Industries.  He loved his job and worked on many satellite projects and was able to personally participate in some of the launchings. In May 1978 Ronald Jerome Mosley was married to Carolyn Ruth Riley and they resided in Altadena, California for the next 42 years.  In late 1978 at 2 years of age his son, Ronald Elijah Mosley, of Toledo, Ohio came to California to live with his father.  Some 5 years later Ron and Carolyn became the proud parents of Veronica Renee who was born in April of 1983.  Ron was a great provider for his family.  He enjoyed...

Lisa Lesesne Selje (1952–2015)

Lisa Lesesne Selje (1952–2015) Lisa Lesesne Selje passed away December 31, 2015 at the age of 63.  She was born to Frederic and Claudia Ralls Selje on July 21, 1952.  She was a resident of Alhambra, California and lived in Los Angeles County all her life.  She worked as a grant proposal writer for a non-profit for 40 years.  She is survived by her wife, Christine Olson.  Service arrangements will be private.   – For more information, email info@mtn-view.com or call (626) 794-7133.     Links for researching genealogy and family history: familysearch.org – Discover your place in history with Family Tree, an easy way to preserve your genealogy online. See what others have contributed, and share your family story.usgenweb.org – Free genealogy and family history online made possible by the USGenWeb Project volunteers. Search free genealogy websites for your ancestors.National Archives – As a starting point, this government agency provides links to free resources. About Mountain View Cemetery… Mountain View Cemetery was founded in 1882. Levi Warren Giddings, an early resident of Altadena / Pasadena, dedicated some of his land to establish the cemetery.  From its inception, the cemetery was designed as a memorial park.  It was part of a trend away from the ‘old church graveyard’.  Instead, we helped usher in the public cemetery as a place that welcomes all members of the community without discrimination.  It stands unique in the San Gabriel Valley.  It is one of the few remaining combined cemetery and funeral homes still operated by descendants of its founders.  The cemetery is open from 8am to 5pm, 365 days a year.  We offer traditional burial services, but we also offer other...

Frank Tuthill (1952–2015)

Frank Tuthill (1952–2015) Frank Tuthill was born August 1, 1952 in New Haven, Connecticut.  His parents were Frank and Patricia King Tuthill.  Frank worked as a piano tuner for 10 years, and was a resident of Mancos, Colorado.  He passed away December 31, 2015.  He is survived by his wife, Bernadette.  Services will be held privately.   – For more information, email info@mtn-view.com or call (626) 794-7133.     Links for researching genealogy and family history: familysearch.org – Discover your place in history with Family Tree, an easy way to preserve your genealogy online. See what others have contributed, and share your family story.usgenweb.org – Free genealogy and family history online made possible by the USGenWeb Project volunteers. Search free genealogy websites for your ancestors.National Archives – As a starting point, this government agency provides links to free resources.   About Mountain View Cemetery… Mountain View Cemetery was founded in 1882. Levi Warren Giddings, an early resident of Altadena / Pasadena, dedicated some of his land to establish the cemetery.  From its inception, the cemetery was designed as a memorial park.  It was part of a trend away from the ‘old church graveyard’.  Instead, we helped usher in the public cemetery as a place that welcomes all members of the community without discrimination.  It stands unique in the San Gabriel Valley.  It is one of the few remaining combined cemetery and funeral homes still operated by descendants of its founders.  The cemetery is open from 8am to 5pm, 365 days a year.  We offer traditional burial services, but we also offer other options.  These include indoor and outdoor mausoleums for entombment, and gardens set aside for scattering...

Robert Hakes Palmer (1924-2015)

Robert Hakes Palmer, M.D. (1924–2015) Robert Hakes Palmer, 91, was born on March 15, 1924 in Los Angeles, California.  He passed away December 31, 2015.  He spent his early years in California.  In his teen years, the family moved to the Philadelphia area.  He graduated from The Haverford School, Class of ’42, and continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania.  Shortly thereafter, he enlisted in the Army.  He spent the next three years in the battles of Italy and was awarded 3 Bronze Star Medals for bravery under fire.  When World War II ended,  he returned to the University of Pennsylvania to graduate in Pre-Med Studies. While attending Penn, he was on the Varsity Crew.  After Penn he continued his medical studies at Temple University School of Medicine.  There he met and married his classmate, Rita Haeberlin.  They were married upon their graduation in 1952.  After graduation, they left for Internships in Los Angeles.  He completed his Internship at the Los Angeles County Hospital and his Residency at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Internal Medicine.  He entered private practice in Internal Medicine at the Good Samaritan Hospital where he practiced for 49 years. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Rita, sons and daughters, Robert Jr. (Johanna), Mark (Danita), Elizabeth, and Suzanne Palmer (Daniele Facchini) and 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. – For more information, email info@mtn-view.com or call (626) 794-7133.   Links for researching genealogy and family history: familysearch.org – Discover your place in history with Family Tree, an easy way to preserve your genealogy online. See what others have contributed, and share your family story. usgenweb.org – Free genealogy and family history online made possible by the USGenWeb Project volunteers. Search free genealogy websites for...

Richard L. Cameron (1934-2015)

Richard L. Cameron (1934–2015) Richard L. Cameron passed away at the age of 81.  He is survived by his family Eddie Mae, Edward, Cheryl, Koleta, and Kevin.  Services are scheduled for 11:00am, Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Sunrise Chapel, Mountain View Cemetery, 2400 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, California. – For more information, email info@mtn-view.com or call (626) 794-7133.   Links for researching genealogy and family history: familysearch.org – Discover your place in history with Family Tree, an easy way to preserve your genealogy online. See what others have contributed, and share your family story. usgenweb.org – Free genealogy and family history online made possible by the USGenWeb Project volunteers. Search free genealogy websites for your ancestors. National Archives – As a starting point, this government agency provides links to free resources. About Mountain View Cemetery… Mountain View Cemetery was established in 1882 by Levi Warren Giddings, an early resident of Altadena / Pasadena.  The cemetery was designed from its inception as a memorial park welcoming all members of the community without discrimination.  It stands unique in the San Gabriel Valley as one of the few remaining combined cemetery and funeral homes still operated by descendants of their founders.  The cemetery is open from 8am to 5pm, 365 days a year, and offers traditional burial services alongside other options such as indoor and outdoor mausoleums for entombment and scattering of cremated remains.  Adjacent mausoleums include Mountain View Mausoleum, designed by Cecil E. Bryan, and Pasadena Mausoleum.  Both feature non-denominational chapels.  We feature fully personalized funerals and specialize in pre-need...

Leroy Moore (1925–2015)

Leroy Moore (1925–2015) Leroy Moore was born November 6, 1925 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  He joined the US Navy and proudly served his country from 1944 to 1946 and again 1955-1957.  In 1957, Leroy decided to leave the cold winters of Indiana behind and relocated to California.  He started his own janitorial business in Pasadena, California.  He met Allene Moore, with whom he chose to build a family.  Leroy was a great provider for his family.  In addition to running his business he worked for two major companies: Stuart Pharmaceuticals, Walt Disney Productions, from which he retired in 1988.  His janitorial business thrived and he retired from that business in 2014. Leroy enjoyed life to the fullest.  One of his passions was dancing.  He loved to get on the floor and cut a rug.  The most important thing to Leroy was his family.  He cherished them as they did him.  What a blessing he was to everyone that knew him! Leroy Moore is a member of New Revelation Baptist Church where he loves the fellowship. He is survived by his daughters, Marsha Mosley, Sandra Walker and Jill Moore; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Penny Gardner, brother in-law Buddy Gardner; sister in-law, Patricia Conway; and one  goddaughter, Lori Idlebird. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Viveca Moore and Deborah Hawthorne; his only son, Steven Leroy Moore; his wife, Allene Moore; his mother, Marybelle Saunders; and his brother, Daniel Saunders.  He leaves behind a host of loved ones, adopted children, friends, and family. Leroy’s legacy was that he was a great father, grandfather and mentor to many.  He...

Wendie Harris (1944–2015)

Wendie Harris (1944–2015) Wendie Harris was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Wendell and Bertha Collins on January 16, 1944.  She moved to California in 1947 when she was only 3.  She was the oldest of four girls, followed by Anita, Patsy, and Tina. Through her mother she came to learn about Jehovah and love him at a very early age. She was baptized at 9 years old and continued to be a faithful servant of Jehovah for 62 years.  She enjoyed being a regular pioneer for 12 years.  She always looked forward to the Dodgers Stadium Conventions and sitting in the Orange level. She was known to all for her loving, encouraging, self-sacrificing ways, and her genuine personality. When Dohn met Wendie in 1959, it was love at first sight.  They united in marriage November 11th, 1961.  They had three hardhead boys: Lil’ Dohn, Tony, and Kenneth; and one beautiful little girl, Bucky. Wendie and Dohn moved to Kenneth Way in 1972, where she instantly became known as “The Kenneth Way Mama.”  You knew it was time for the meeting when Wendie would yell from the porch “DOHN, TONY, KENNETH!!!” She was very fashionable and always dressed to the nines. She would even dress up to go to grocery store. When she wore a color, she wore THAT! Color from her head to toe. Wendie looked forward to the days of perfect health, and reuniting with family and friends in the restored paradise of Jehovah’s new world.  Wendie’s memory will live on through her husband for 54 years, Dohn; her father, Wendell (age 96); her 3 sisters, Anita, Patsy, and...

Adolfo Jimenez Esparza (1930–2015)

Adolfo Jimenez Esparza (1930–2015) Adolfo Jimenez Esparza – nació en Zacatecas, México el 9 de Septiembre del año 1930.  A los 7 años de edad se mudó a la Manga, Nayarit con su mama Pilar Esparza y sus 2 hermanos y 4 hermanas después de que su papa Cecilio Jimenez falleciera.  Allí creció y a los 22 años de edad se casó con su primera esposa Elvira Villagrana tuvieron 4 hijos y 2 hijas: Eliberto, Eufracio, Cecilio, Isaías, Rosalina, Elvira.  Elvira su esposa murió poco después de dar a luz a su hija Elvira. A los dos años después que su primera esposa falleciera conoció a María C Sánchez (Concha) quien es su actual esposa, Adolfo y María tuvieron 3 hijos y 6 hijas: Fortunato, Moisés, José, Eliseida, Patrocinio, Juana, Pilar, Carmelina, Guillermina.  Adolfo tuvo el placer de ser abuelo de 44 nietos y de 29 bisnietos.  Fue un excelente esposo, padre y abuelo. Algunas cualidades que lo distinguían era su amistad pura que le brindaba a sus amigos y familia, también él era muy servicial con todas las personas y por esa razón él era muy conocido y querido por muchas personas.  A él le encantaba ir a las fiestas del pueblo y también a las charreadas y también le encantaba la música (la banda) le gustaba estar muy alegre. Cuando vivía en su rancho él era muy trabajador, le gustaba andar a caballo cuidando de su propiedad y animales.  Adolfo y María se mudaron a Pasadena, California en Agosto del 2012 aquí paso tiempo con su familia y también le gustaba convivir mucho con su amigos Valente...
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