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Tessie J. Matthews
July 21, 1916 - Nov. 7, 2016
Menlo Park, California
Tessie Josephine Matthews passed on into glory on November 7th, peacefully at her home in Menlo Park. She was 100 years old. She was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Sicilian immigrants. Tessie loved learning but could not complete her education, staying home to take care of her father and run the household; her siblings and Mother working hard to support the family. She and her sister ...

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Robert Leland Moore
July 26, 1944 - Oct. 11, 2016
Springfield, MO

Tags: arts/media

Bob Moore received a B.A. in History from Stanford University in 1966 and also completed his M.A. at Stanford in Communications. He began his career as a partner in Veriation Films of Palo Alto, California. Bob produced and directed a number of award-winning documentaries and educational films between 1970-1990. As the Silicon Valley evolved in Northern California in the 1980s and 90s, Bob also ex...

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Mark William Osborn
May 31, 1954 - Nov. 10, 2016
Santa Clara, California
Mark William Osborn passed away suddenly Nov. 10th 2016 in Provo, Utah. Mark was born May 31, 1954, to Eleanor and Richard Osborn in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Mark was raised in the Detroit suburbs and graduated from the University of Michigan in Chemistry. After college he moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where he lived for the remainder of his life. Most recently, Mark resided in Palo Alto an...

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Louis Ramos
Jan. 1, 1924 - Oct. 12, 2016
Cupertino, California

Tags: veteran

Louis E. Ramos "Lou," passed away on Oct. 12 at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, after five courageous years battling multiple cancers. He was born Jan. 1, 1924, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Frank and Eugenie Rousset Ramos He is preceded in death by siblings Paul Ramos and Marie Ramos. He graduated from Jesuit High School and Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...

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Mary Elizabeth Rapp
Feb. 6, 1924 - Oct. 15, 2016
Menlo Park, California
On October 15, 2016, Mary Elizabeth (McDonald) Rapp passed away peacefully at the age of 92 at home surrounded by family. Mary, with her husband of 52 years Thomas Hilton Rapp (deceased), raised her family and lived most of her life in Menlo Park, California. In 2015, when her health began to decline, she moved to her daughter and son-In-law’s home in Monmouth, Oregon. Mary was a strong and u...

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Sybil Rodman
Sept. 25, 1928 - Dec. 2, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Sybil Rodman, a long-time resident of Palo Alto, died on Dec. 2, in McMinnville, Oregon, where she had been living for more than a decade. She spent her final days surrounded by family. She was 88. She was born on Sept. 25, 1928, in Seattle, Washington, to parents Chris and Pearl Skullerud. Her father was an auto mechanic who owned a repair shop, and her mother was a teacher. She graduated from ...

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Ernest (Ernie) Nathaniel Wormley, Jr.
June 22, 1954 - Nov. 18, 2016
Redwood City, California

Tags: veteran

Ernest (Ernie) Nathaniel Wormley, Jr., 62, passed away Friday, Nov. 18 in Redwood City. Ernie was born June 22, 1954 to Ernest and Grace Wormley at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City. After graduating from Palo Alto High School in 1973, Ernie enlisted into the U. S. Army.  Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. at Crippen and Flynn Woodside Chapel, 400 Woodside Road, Redwood...

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Sheila Gordon Zipf
Nov. 22, 1932 - Oct. 11, 2016
Portola Valley, California
Sheila Mary Murray Gordon Zipf was born November 22, 1932, in Detroit, Michigan, to Isabella Ritchie Gordon and William Gordon. She lived in Detroit for most of her childhood except for one year when she and her mother lived in Scotland with her grandparents during the Great Depression. After high school, she attended the University of Michigan and was the first to go to college in her family. ...

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