James Diaz passed away to join his beloved mother in heaven. During the Vietnam War, he honorably served in the U.S. Navy administering Captain’s orders aboard a U.S. Naval carrier. As a university undergrad, he tutored community college students. A long time worker at the U.S. Postal Service at San Bernardino Procesing & Distribution Center in Redlands, he was an esteemed employee who loved his job and the people there. In his personal life he helped raise all of his nieces and nephews. Truly selfless with a huge heart, he always gave more than he received. He was born to Phyllis & Manuel Diaz Sr.
Dr. Frank Zizzo was born 2/9/48 in Brooklyn, NY and died 5/27/18 at Cedars Sinai. In the 1950’s he moved to San Bernardino, CA where he attended St. Anne’s, and Aquinas High School before graduating from Pacific High School in 1965. He was in the Army from 4/67 to 1/70.
Age 84, died Friday, June 8, 2018, in Riverside, California. He was born to Edna (Nathanson) Weingart and Harry Weingart in the Bronx, New York in 1933. He graduated Boys High School in Brooklyn and attended Columbia University. In 1955 he met the love of his life, Doris (Ascher) at a Kings Highway Brooklyn Jewish Dance, where they bonded over their mutual love of classical music. Doris and Oscar were wed in April, 1957. After a two year stint in the U.S. Army he and Doris moved to Seattle where he began his career as a composite materials engineer with Boeing, working on the then revolutionary 707. Their daughter, Sharon, was born in Seattle. After several years the family moved to Riverside, where Oscar began employment with Rohr Corp. Son Daniel was born in Riverside.
Age 96, passed away on May 25, 2018 at St. Bernadine’s Hospital in San Bernardino, CA. He was born on May 6, 1922 in Troy, NY and had lived in Banning, CA for 30 years, previously in Vestal, NY for 14 years, Ontario, CA for 7 years and Cincinnati, OH for 10 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific Corridor. He was the Human Resources Manager for General Electric. He was a member of the Rotary Club, Boy Scouts of America, Gilman Ranch, Square Dancing Clubs, and enjoyed world travel, family reunions, gardening and camping. Bill’s goal as a young adult: “I always thought I would meet my dream girl, get married and have a family. This all came true beginning in 1940.”
Luis P. Quevedo, II was called home by our Lord Jesus on May 29, 2018,at the age of 69 years. A California native, born in Riverside, Luis served his country in the Army. In 1985, he began his career with the City of Corona leading the street division. He retired in November 2015. Luis served as head usher for Faith Life Church and was beloved by its congregation.
Richard Garnet Robbins was born June 23, 1944. He passed away May 20, 2018 while living in Hemet, CA. He was 73 and from Spokane, WA. He raised 2 sons and 1 daughter with ex wife Donna. He was a dedicated plumber/pipe fitter for 45 years for Local #582 and traveled the country for work. He also served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.
Age 80, formerly of Claremont, Newport Beach, and Riverside, California, passed in his sleep at his home in Sun Valley, Idaho the night of June 2, 2018. He was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Edwin Norris and Kathryn Bernice McMahan.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend joined his heavenly Father on May 23, 2018. Cy was born on April 5, 1931 in St. Libory, Nebraska and moved to Plattsmouth, Nebraska with his parents and twin sister, Patricia, as a young child. Cy graduated from Plattsmouth High School in 1949 and the University of Nebraska- Lincoln in 1953.
Douglas Ruffin Barrow, professional racing driver, aviator, sport parachutist, and businessman, completed his journey on earth peacefully, May 19, 2018, at St. James Place, Baton Rouge, LA. Born in Helena, AK, August 23, 1942, in the early months of World War II, his father stationed at the pilot training base there, Doug was the son of a military family who traveled the globe. To him, the expression “coming home” always meant coming home to Baton Rouge and St. Francisville, LA. His education included British boarding school at Wellington House, Birchington, UK; Biloxi High School, MS, Class of 1960; USMA Preparatory School, Ft. Belvoir, VA; and the United States Naval Academy.
Donald Bruce Mayotte Sr. passed away peacefully at home in Sparks, NV on May 24, 2018 at the age of 84. Donald “Don” was born on April 24, 1934 in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was married to Christine McCarthy from 1958-1993, until her passing. They had 7 children together; Donna, David, Linda, Donald Jr., Michael, Melissa and Patricia. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and retired after serving 20 years. He was also a hard working truck driver for McLane Trucking where, at the age of 70, he retired after 30 years.