Summary of obituaries from the "San Lorenzo Express", San Lorenzo, CA:
Pina, Joseph, died July 23, 2004, age 83; longtime resident of San Lorenzo; wife Stella; daughter Teresa Del Braccio; sons Steven, Michael (Las Vegas), and Daniel.
Pinto, Hilda, died June 20, 2004, in Castro Valley, age 80; San Lorenzo resident 1949 - 1994; husband Albert (Castro Valley); daughter Jane Chinn (Hayward); son James (Orinda).
Piskey, Aileen, died Feb. 14, 2002, age 70; longtime resident of San Lorenzo; daughters Terry and Cathy; son Russell.
Pitney, Elsie L., died Nov. 13, 2000, age 94, in Hayward; San Lorenzo resident for many years; daughter Marian Holland (San Lorenzo); son Bob (San Leandro).
Pizano, Beth Ann, died Nov. 18, 2003, age 40; San Lorenzo resident since 1995; husband Gilbert; daughter Brittany Crawford; sons Gilbert Pizano, Jr., Antonio Pizano, Augustine Pizano, and Reid Alexander (Oakland).
Plant, Peggy Lee, died Feb. 19, 2003, age 53; San Lorenzo resident since 1994; sisters Mary Lou Nadey (Ore.) and Elaine Marshall (Castro Valley); brothers William Plant, Jr. (Fremont) and John Plant (Ore.).
Pointes, James, died Sept. 13, 2004, age 79; San Lorenzo resident; sons Anthony, Timothy, James Jr., and Lance.
Price, Jeffrey, died in Myrtle Beach, SC, July 8, 2003, age 45; San Lorenzo resident until 2001; daughter Tracy; sons Nicholas and Daniel.
Proctor, Marie Nelson, died April 9, 2002 in Hayward, age 99; charter member of Christ Lutheran Church, San Lorenzo; 1st hus. Elmond Nelson, 2nd hus. Charles Proctor (deceased)
Pupualii, Karen Vaeila, died May 21, 2001, age 20; former student president of San Lorenzo H.S.; mother Rosalina Faitasi (Hayward), father and siblings of Auckland, New Zealand.
Quinby, David Kirk, Jr., died Dec. 1, 2002 in Tracy, age 48; wife Lisa, son Ryan.
Quinn, William J., died March 11, 2004, age 88; San Lorenzo resident; wife Erlene; first wife Thelma (died 1969); son William J. (Los Angeles); daughters Deborah (Rancho Cordova) and Julie Arico (El Dorado Hills); stepson Charles Philips (Newark).
Quintal, Alfred, died Aug. 20, 2002, age 73; San Lorenzo resident; wife Helen; sons Anthony and Jaime (both of Fortuna), Patrick, and Ralph; daughter Donna.
Raby, Hazel M., died March 1, 2003, age 86; San Lorenzo elementary school teacher for 25 years; husband Earl James Raby (dec'd); son Earl James (Citrus Heights).
Ragain, Helen, died Oct. 25, 2003 in Napa, age 91; former San Lorenzo resident since 1956; husband Bill (deceased); daughter Rene McCarty (Napa).
Ragusa, Daryl, died Dec. 30, 2002, age 50; San Lorenzo resident since 1973; wife Barbara.
Ralston, Clarence Marvin, died Dec. 24, 2000, age 79; San Lorenzo resident; wife Lila, sons Michael (Olympia, WA), Craig (Eugene, OR), and John (So. Lake Tahoe); received the Silver Star medal in World War II for saving his ship by shooting down a kamikaze plane.
Rapp, Thomas J., died Jan. 1, 2005, age 60; San Lorenzo resident since age 17; daughters Myreen Aquino, Heidee Ruizzorrilla, and Tiffany (all of Union City).
Ravella, Angelo, died March 29, 2003, age 22, victim of a drive-by shooting in San Lorenzo; longtime resident of San Lorenzo; parents Angelo and Roberta; sister Amanda Teran; brother Bento Teran. We mourn the tragic loss of a son from violence.
Raymond, Robert Frank, died Aug. 2, 2003, age 82; San Lorenzo resident since 1955; wife Estelle (deceased); daughter Laurie (Vacaville); sons Steve (Nevada City) and Richard.
Real, Dennis Joseph, died Jan. 16, 2003, age 51; San Lorenzo resident; companion Sue Axtel, son Dennis Jr. (Fremont).
Rebiskie, Donald, died May 16, 2005, age 82; San Lorenzo resident since 1946; wife Elaine; daughters Kathy Pritchard (Groveland), Linda Haroldson (San Lake City), Doreen Parker (Aptos), and Janet Elam (Rodeo); son Thomas.
Redding, Ivan, died Nov. 7, 2004, age 90; San Lorenzo resident since 1936; wife Dorothy; daughters Barbara Carrabello (Tracy), Sharon Nordstrom (Tracy), and Marvel Tolar (Colo.); sons Jerry (San Leandro) and Rick (Ore.).
Reed, Selden, died Dec. 2, 2003, age 76; San Lorenzo resident since 1998; daughters Joyce Norton (Lodi), Annette, and Jan; sons Robert (Fremont), Michael (Mission Viejo), and Ernest (Sunnyvale).
Reis, Manuel, died July 13, 2002, age 65; San Lorenzo resident since 1988; daughters Raquel Vallejos and Mikey Simpson-Harris (both of Citrus Heights); son Henry (Cameron Park).
Reno, Patrick, died May 21, 2004, age 47; longtime San Lorenzo resident; wife Vicky; father Frank; sister Mary Anne.
Restuch, Daniel Harold, died July 6, 2001, age 67; San Lorenzo resident; wife Juanita, daughters Danele, Tracy Gal, and Julie Solle, sons Daniel and Dustin.
Rezendes, Antone, died Dec. 7, 1971, age 61; resident of Cherryland since age 7; wife Helen, daughters Pat Wright (Port Orchard, WA) and Margaret Calvert (died 1996).
Ribaudo, Sarah, died April 12, 2004, age 93; longtime former resident of San Lorenzo; husband Joseph (died 1985); daughter in law Mary Ann (Folsom).
Ricker, Ilene, died March 16, 2005, age 83; San Lorenzo resident since 1975; husband Stewart (d. 1979); daughters Mary Ann Berkheiser (Castro Valley) and Peggy (Hayward); sons Stewart (Hayward) and Alfred (Tracy).
Riehl, LaVerne, died Feb. 2, 2002, age 77; San Lorenzo resident since 1962; teacher in San Lorenzo schools; husband Orin (deceased), sons Marc and Christian.
Rinella, Frank V., died June 12, 2001, age 86; San Lorenzo resident since 1972; wife Alice; son Gary, daughter Diane Marie, godson Tony Rinella.
Ritchie, Raymond John, died Aug. 14, 2002, age 69; longtime San Lorenzo resident; wife Roberta; daughters Gina Pacheco (San Antonio, Tex.), Ruth Stephan (Castro Valley), and Sandra (Plano, Tex.); son Robert (Huntsville, Oh.).
Rivera, John, died April 30, 2005, age 83; lifelong resident of San Lorenzo; first wife Melba (d. 1969), 2d wife Cecilia (d. 2003); daughter Denise; sons Dario Lucchetti (Lincoln), Randy Lucchetti (Tracy), and Christopher Lucchetti (Carson City, Nev.).
Roberts, John P., died Jan. 4, 2001, age 88; San Lorenzo resident for more than 50 years; wife Virginia (died 1997), daughters Cheryl McLeod (Morgan Hill), Kathleen Morte (Fremont), son John Patrick (San Lorenzo).
Roberts, June Frances, died Feb. 4, 2001, age 78; San Lorenzo resident since 1955; husband Donald (died 1999), daughters Shelley Roberts (Austin, TX), Donna Johnson (Luling, TX), and Kathleen Faccini (Galt).
Roberts, Mary A., died Feb. 1, 2002, age 76; longtime resident of San Lorenzo; daughters Carole Anne Johnsen (Suwannee, FL) and Barbara Jean Black, son Michael Alan (Modesto).
Robinett, Tim L., died April 14, 2001, age 46; resident of San Lorenzo for many years; son Carl (Pleasanton).
Rocha, Caroline Regina, died March 5, 2003, age 82; San Lorenzo resident since 1946; husband Edward; daughters Terry (Castro Valley), Karolyn Linn (Livermore), Elizabeth Roselius (Berkeley), Janet Martinez (Pleasanton), and Deobrah Weston (Redwood City); son Edward (Manteca).
Rodgers, Gilberta, died April 25, 2004, age 90; San Lorenzo resident since 1949; son Ted Braga.
Rodgers, Joyce, died March 19, 2005, age 66; San Lorenzo resident since 1985; husband Bill; daughters Sherri Rega (Dublin) and Debbie Brown (Livermore); sons Raymond Rega and Ricky Rodgers (San Leandro).
Rodriguez, Irene, died April 23, 2002, age 66; longtime San Lorenzo resident; daughters Nancy Mendonca and Roberta Linda, sons Michael and Robert (Turlock).
Rodriguez, Sam, died Sept. 30, 2004, age 61; longtime San Lorenzo resident; wife Binh Tran; daughter Susan Tran.
Roeder, W. Marie, died March 28, 2004, age 72; longtime San Lorenzo resident; husband Glenn (died 1997); son Gary (Pittsburg); daughters Catherine O'Neill (Danville) and Laurie Ratto (Alameda).
Rogers, B.Z., died Nov. 3, 2001, age 73; San Lorenzo resident; wife Marguerite, daughter Rachael (Seattle), sons Christopher (Hercules) and Kip (Hayward).
Rogers, Fusae, died Oct. 26, 2001, age 77; San Lorenzo resident since 1959; sons James and Terry (Hayward).
Romero, Leo F., died Aug. 7, 2005, age 69; San Lorenzo resident since 1954; wife Irene; daughters Diane (Fremont) and Zina; sons Richard (Union City) and Leo V. (Fremont).
Rosas, Robert, died Aug. 31, 2003, age 86; San Lorenzo resident since 1954; daughter Roberta Pinto (Tracy); son Frank.
Rouse, Harry, died July 16, 2002, age 61; San Lorenzo resident; wife Lorene; daughters Julie and Jennifer; son Damon; stepdaughters Rachel, Valentina, and Patricia; stepson Erik.
Rudkosky, John Francis, died July 31, 2001, age 78; San Lorenzo resident since 1950; wife Patti, son Michael John.
Ruff, Marilynn, died March 11, 2004, age 77; San Lorenzo resident since 1954; Ashland Elem. School teacher; sons Dan (San Leandro) and Richard.
Russo, Esther L., died Nov. 27, 2004, age 85; San Lorenzo resident since 1950; husband Charles; daughters Diane Deman (Vacaville), Linda Ost (San Francisco), Marilyn Irish, and Pauline Cutter (San Leandro).
Ryan, John Francis Jr., died June 18, 2002, age 75; wife Clarice, sons Tom, Patrick, Dan, John, and Michael, daughters Mary, Margaret, and Roseann.
Sadowski, Chester Joseph, died Oct. 30, 2000, age 82; San Lorenzo resident since 1958; daughter K.C. Allen (Trinidad, CA), son Jon (Oregon).
Saenz, Rollie Soto, died March 20, 2001, age 73; San Lorenzo resident since 1963; wife Trinidad, daughters Catherine Saenz (San Lorenzo) and Sandra Eggleston (Salinas, CA), son Michael (Sacramento).
Saenz, Trinidad Mary, died Sept. 13, 2003, age 67; San Lorenzo resident since 1963; husband Rollie (died 2001); daughters Catherine Saenz (San Lorenzo) and Sandra Eggleston (Salinas, CA), son Michael (Sacramento).
Salmonson, Dorothy, died Jan. 15, 2003; San Lorenzo resident since 1953; husband Merle (dec'd), sons Michael and Charles (both of Nevada).
Salta, Conrado, died July 15, 2002, age 75; San Lorenzo resident since 1997; wife Aurea; daughters Perlita Maricle, Teresita Lopez (San Juan Bautista), Paulina Santos (Union City), and Rosario Montemayor (Salinas).
Samartano, Rosario, died Jan. 11, 2001, age 92; San Lorenzo barber and resident for over 35 years; lifetime member of American Legion Post 675 and Moose Lodge No. 1786 in San Lorenzo; wife Laverne (deceased).
Sanchez, Ronald J., died April 14, 2001, age 52; lived in San Lorenzo and San Leandro all his life; wife Carla, daughter Amy Escobedo (Wilsonville, OR), sons Andrew (Union City) and Aaron, sister Carole Espinoza.
Sannebeck, Larry, died Aug. 23, 2004, age 57; lifelong resident of San Lorenzo; daughter Michele van Billiard (Ore.); sons Tracy (Sacramento) and Craig (Anderson).
Santos, Abel F., died April 16, 2003, age 83; San Lorenzo resident; wife Thelma; sons Irvin and Kenneth (both of Pleasanton); daughter Audrey Camden (Lathrop).
Santos, John L., died July 13, 2004, age 81; San Lorenzo resident since 1950; 1st wife Ruth (deceased), 2nd wife Babe (deceased); daughters Sherly, Terry Waters (Pacifica), and Lynda Rider (Antioch); sons Ted and David Besold (both of Tenn.) and Brady Santos (Livermore).
Santos, Shirley M., died March 1, 2003, age 73; San Lorenzo resident; husband Wesley J.; sons Ronald and Michael.
Santos, Wilma "Babe", Aug. 8, 2001, age 77; San Lorenzo resident since 1971; husband John, daughters Lynda Rider (Antioch), Cheryl Santos and Terry Au (both of Pacifica), sons Ted and David Besold (both of Arcata), and Brady Santos (Livermore).
Sardaro, Charles J., died April 26, 2004, age 81; San Lorenzo resident since 1948; wife Nadine; daughter Christine Gerbaud (Nevada City); sons Ken (Union City) and Steven (Grass Valley).
Sasaki, Natsuyo, died May 25, 2001, age 98; longtime resident of San Lorenzo; husband Moriichi (deceased), son Dick (San Lorenzo), daughters Anne Nakahiro (Glendora) and Lillian Barton (Oakland).
Sauls, Orchid, died Feb. 14, 2002, age 77; San Lorenzo resident since 1949; husband Richard, son Richard, Jr. (Chicago).
Savage, Herbert, died Oct. 27, 2001, age 78; San Lorenzo resident since 1956; wife Virginia, daughters Linda Luecke (Union City) and Nancy Savage-Pinto (Santa Rosa), son Tom.
Savage, Thomas F. Jr., died July 17, 2004, age 49; lifelong resident of San Lorenzo; daughter Shannon; son Sean.
Scarano, Anthony, died June __, 2004, age 88; San Lorenzo resident since 1940s; wife Helen (deceased).
Scarano, Mary R., died Jan. 2, 2002, age 83; San Lorenzo resident since 1949; hus. Floyd (died 1990), son Charles (Fremont), daughters Rosemary Tavares (San Ramon) and Rosalie Lunn (Pulaski, Tenn.).
Schmid, Leslie E., died Feb. 4, 2003, age 80; San Lorenzo resident since 1953; wife Cornelia; daughter Sandy McCann (Hayward).