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Kennedy, Jack, Vucinich, Cummings, Redfield, Richmond, Colvin

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Sunday, 27 January 2008, at 12:10 a.m.

April 9, 2003

Lucille F. Kennedy
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday for Lucille F. Kennedy who died April 5. She was 92.
She was born in New York City. She was a fashion model during her youth and auditioned for the New York Metropolitan Opera chorus.
She will be remembered as a gourmet cook and gracious hostess.
She was well-traveled, having traipsed through Greek ruins and sat on King Knossos’ throne. She enjoyed fine dining, visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway shows and Mass in St. Vincent Ferrar’s Roman Catholic Church in New York City.
She is survived by daughters Dorothy Weisheit of Monterey and Evelyn Frank of Aptos; three grandchildren, Ted, Tom and Paul Frank; several great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces; and stepdaughters Jan, Claire, Kit and Gail Kennedy.
Her first husband, Edward, died when she was 48. At age 79, she remarried and enjoyed a nine-year marriage to Robert J. Kennedy, who died three years ago.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Carmel Basilica, Carmel Road, Carmel.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations to a favorite charity.

April 10, 2003

Charles ‘Chuck’ Harris Jack
Services will be today for Charles "Chuck" Harris Jack, who died Sunday of cancer. He was 92.
Mr. Jack was born in Columbus, Ohio. He moved with his family to Fresno at age 11 and later to Watsonville.
Mr. Jack won a Golden Glove award in boxing in his younger years.
He was a 23-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, having joined at age 17 with his parents’ permission. He served on active sea duty during World War II. Later, while working as a police officer in Watsonville, he was called upon to serve during the Korean War. He retired from the service as a chief signalman.
Mr. Jack was a 20-year veteran of the Watsonville Police Department. While with the department, he completed firearm instruction and training courses and became an instructor. He was instrumental in establishing the first pistol training range in Watsonville. He retired from the force as a sergeant in 1970.
He enjoyed outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, boating, golf and shooting competitions. Throughout his retirement, he could be found gardening, tending to his animals and playing golf. In his 70s, Mr. Jack became a ham radio operator and spent hours speaking to other operators around the world.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Public Employee Association, the Police Officer Association and Fleet Reserve.
Family members say they enjoyed his stories and sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Erika Jack; three daughters, Sharon Viloria, Linda Jennings and Karen Jennings, all of Watsonville; a brother, Bill Jack of Arizona; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
His first wife, Doris Jack; his son, John Jennings; his sister, Ethel; and his brothers, Harold and Tom Jack, died before him.
Services are today at 2:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 1960 Freedom Blvd. in Freedom.
Arrangements are by Mehl’s Colonial Chapel.
Contributions are preferred to the Police Youth Activities League in Watsonville or to the Hospice Caring Project, Box 670, Aptos, CA 95001.

Dorothy E. Vucinich
Services will be Friday for Dorothy E. Vucinich, who died Tuesday at Watsonville Community Hospital. She was 82.
A San Francisco native, Mrs. Vucinich moved to the Pajaro Valley in 1948 after serving as a Red Cross and USO volunteer during World War II.
She began her 30-year teaching career at E. A. Hall school and later taught at Pajaro School, eventually becoming vice principal there.
In 1991, she became a member of the board of directors for the Watsonville YWCA. She was named Watsonville YWCA Woman of the Year in May 1995.
She attended All Saints Episcopal Church in Watsonville and was a member of the Altar Guild. She was a member of the American Association of University Women and Omega Nu. She also was a Watsonville Band supporter.
She is survived by a daughter, Adrian Batti of Arroyo Grande; two sons, Andy Vucinich of Louisville and Carl Vucinich of Santa Cruz; two sisters, Kathryn Murphy of Big Oak Flats and Jewel Cotterill of Roseville; and six grandchildren.
Her husband Andy Vucinich died in 2000.
Friends may call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel, 222 E. Lake Ave. in Watsonville.
Services are Friday at 2 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 437 Rogers St. in Watsonville.
Burial will follow at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park, 127 Hecker Pass Road in Watsonville.
Contributions are preferred to the American Cancer Society, Dominican Hospital Education Building, 1555 Soquel Drive in Santa Cruz.

Hazel ‘Ruby’ Barns Cummings
Services are Friday for Hazel "Ruby" Barns Cummings, who died Tuesday after a long struggle with cancer. She was 86.
Born in Lincoln, Ark., she came to California in the 1930s. She met and married Robert Bruce Cummings in 1938, and they settled in Santa Cruz.
Robert retired from the Santa Cruz Water Department and Ruby retired from John Ingles Frozen Foods in 1976, and they moved to Lincoln, Ark.
They were married 58 years when Robert died in 1995.
Ruby returned to Santa Cruz in 1999 to live with her daughter.
She will be remembered as a generous person who cared more about the comfort of others than her own. Ruby fought to stay in this world, and fought for all the "little ones" she knew. When she died, she took her legendary recipes for chicken and dumplings and lemon meringue pie with her. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and her doll collection. Her favorite comment was, "It’s all right."
She is survived by her son, Harry Robert Cummings of Lincoln, Ark.; daughter, Joan Marie Gonzales of Santa Cruz; sisters, Imogene Walton, Jetty Villines and Juanita Bradford, all of Arkansas; brother Harold Barnes of Arkansas; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Oakwood Memorial Park with Alfie Almira officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be from 2-6 p.m. at Oakwood Memorial Chapel, 3301 Paul Sweet Road, Santa Cruz.
Arrangements by Oakwood Memorial Chapel.

Patricia Redfield
Memorial services will be held at a later date for Patricia Redfield, who died Sunday in Santa Cruz. She was 77.
A native of Santa Cruz, she was a member of a historic family who moved to the area in 1860.
She loved animals, especially horses and was artistic. An avid reader, she wrote children’s stories when she was young. She enjoyed cars, especially her 1968 Pontiac GTO.
Redfield is survived by daughters Sandra Stevens of East Carbon City, Utah, and Kathy Hudgins-Riley of Watsonville; sons, Jody Redfield of Santa Cruz and Michael Redfield of Scotts Valley; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Husband, Joseph Redfield, died before her in 1975.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Santa Cruz SPCA, 2200 Seventh Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062.

John Richmond
Private services will be Wednesday for John Richmond who died Sunday in Santa Cruz after a long illness. He was 78.
Mr. Richmond was a native of Salt Lake City. He had lived in Boulder Creek for the past 10 years.
He was the former owner of El Camino Refrigeration in Brisbane.
He enjoyed sailing, flying and electronics. He was a former member of the Peninsula Yacht Club and an avid golfer.
He served in the U.S. Army in England during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Larum-Richmond of Boulder Creek; three daughters, Bonnie Niles of Oceanside, Linda Bond of Walnut Creek and Judith Marcus of Gilroy; a son, Ronald Richmond of Roseville; a brother, Larry Richmond; a sister, Norma Beeman of Valley Center; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Santa Cruz Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Private burial will be in the Skylawn Memorial Park in San Mateo.
Contributions are preferred to the Hospice Caring Project, 6851 Soquel Drive in Aptos.

April 11, 2003

Steven ‘Craig’ Colvin
Services will be Saturday for Steven "Craig" Colvin, who died April 5 in Santa Cruz. He was 52.
A Chicago native, Colvin had lived in Santa Cruz County for the past 36 years.
He graduated from Santa Cruz High School in 1969.
Mr. Colvin enjoyed baseball and had formed several teams in the Santa Cruz area. He referred to his players as "the best of the best."
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Ileen Colvin of Santa Cruz; a daughter, Craleen Hernandez of Watsonville; a son, Kip Colvin of Seaside; his mother, Zora Z. Colvin of Sonoma; three grandchildren; four nephews; and eight nieces.
His sister, Peggy Jo West, died July 29, 2000, in Napa.
Friends may call 3-6 p.m. today at Oakwood Memorial Chapel, 3301 Paul Sweet Road, Santa Cruz.
Services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Oakwood Memorial Park.
Contributions are preferred to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or a favorite charity.

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