Joseph Pagan, aged 79 years, passed away in Riverside, CA on November 29, 2018. Mr. Pagan was a Riverside resident for 48 years. He was the owner of Riverside Air Service until 2005. Mr. Pagan was retired from military service as a U.S. Army aviator. He was a member of the Victoria Club, Magnolia Exchange Club, QB, CAF, EAA, VHPA as well as other organizations. Joseph is survived by his wife, Sharon. Interment Services will be at 1 PM, Thursday, December 13, 2018 in the Riverside National Cemetery.
Robert Edward Arnette passed away on November 26, 2018 at the age of 84. Originally from Michigan he had since been a long time resident of Riverside and Murrieta, CA for over 60 years. He spent over 50 years in the real estate industry as a Title officer and 4 years in the U.S. Army. He was proud of his decade long service as a volunteer for the Murrieta Police Department.
Our dear husband, father and grandfather, Norman Lee Langhorne, Sr., of Moreno Valley, CA, passed away suddenly on November 7, 2018, at the age of 82 years old. He was born to Earl and Alzata Langhorne on November 24, 1935, in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his high school education at East High School, in Columbus, Ohio, where he participated in academics and sports. In 1954, Norman enlisted in the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force, he worked in the operating room as a surgical technician, and later as a clinical instructor and administrator. He traveled to various state side locations, and served his country overseas in Greenland, the Philippines, and Japan. During his early life in the Air Force, he was married to Katrina Dawson, and raised three children.
William A. Frogue, Jr. A.K.A. “Frog” 6/2/1944 – 11/18/2018 William lost his battle with cancer on November 18, 2018. He passed away to his heavenly home with his family by his side. William was born in Pasadena, California. After graduating from Arroyo High School in El Monte, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He married the love of his life Mary Rose Torretto. In 1972 he was hired by the Riverside Sheriff’s Department, he was on many task forces within the department.
Dennis Patrick “Pat” Mulcahy was born 6/19/33 in Buffalo, NY to Dennis and Winifred Mulcahy. He was married to Helen Glenn on 1/8/55. Pat entered the Kingdom of God on 11/11/18 after suffering a severe stroke. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bob, sister Anne, and brother-in-law Ted. He is survived by his wife, sister Kathy and her family, 4 daughters, 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Pat was a practicing Catholic and served in the USAF for 4 years. He also worked in the insurance industry for 30+ years. Pat was incredibly proud of his Irish heritage, had a one of a kind personality and was extremely generous to his family and friends.
John A. Dematteis, born in 1937, passed away peacefully in November following a brief illness. He was 81 years old.John began his career in the Air Force at the age of 17 and traveled the world during many tours focusing on United States Aerospace programs. He earned his bachelor-of-science degree in quality engineering in night school in 1980. John retired from the Air Force after 21 1/2 years of service in 1975 and worked for Piper Aircraft, Martin Marietta, United Paradyne and Jacobs Engineering until his retirement in 2000.
Lynn Wilbur, a long-time resident of Redlands, died November 17, 2018 at Redlands Community Hospital. Lynn was born June 25, 1925 to DeLos and Lucile Wilbur in Burbank. In 1934 the family moved to Oceanside where Lynn grew up enjoying life at the beach. Following his graduation from Oceanside High School in 1943, he served in the U.S. Navy until his discharge in 1946. He then started his forty-one year working career with the local telephone company: California Water and Telephone then General Telephone, retiring in 1988.
J. Gene Zevenbergen Gene, 87, of Yucaipa, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018. He was born on July 31, 1931 in Wilson Township, Iowa, to Garret and Elizabeth (Runia) Zevenbergen. He was the eldest of nine children raised on the family farm near Sibley, Iowa. He loved working with his hands and became skilled at electrical and mechanical work, as well as plumbing, carpentry, and masonry. He especially liked repairing autos and tractors. In 1951, he joined the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic. During the Korean Conflict, he was stationed overseas first at Kunsan Air Force Base with the 5th Air Force, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group, as crew chief on F-84 Thunderjets. He then went to Kimpo Air Force Base with the 4th Fighter-Interceptor Group as crew chief on F-86E Sabre jets.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and uncle passed into eternal life four days after his 87th birthday. Born and raised on a farm in Barton, North Dakota, he was the youngest of 12 children of William Tuff and Eileen Carl-Tuff. He graduated from Middle River High School in Minnesota in 1949 and, after working on his brother Dave’s homestead in Wyoming for two years, joined the Navy on October 19, 1951. He was serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Leyte when she suffered a catastrophic explosion in Boston harbor in 1953. He also sailed around the world aboard the USS Midway.
Juan (John) M. Nava, 97, resided in San Bernardino, CA. He passed away peacefully on November 10, 2018. John is preceded in death by his beloved wife Anita, son John R. Nava, son-in-law Joe Rodrigues and grand- son John W. Rodrigues. He is survived by his children Florence Rodrigues, Priscilla (Emilio) Matos, Henry (Jeannette) Nava, 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild, many relatives and countless friends. John was a veteran of the US Army and member of the Catholic War Veterans.