Frank J. Carney
Oct. 26, 1940 - Feb. 17, 2014
Menlo Park, California
Francis (Frank) J. Carney died on February 17, 2014, following a brief illness. Frank was born October 26, 1940, in Queens, New York.
A graduate of Iona College in 1962, he served six years in the Navy. He worked as a probation officer and Family Court mediator for San Mateo County.
A long-term resident of Menlo Park, Frank was actively involved in many community projects.
He is survived...
The Fisher family mourns the passing of our wonderful Jeanne Pollack Fisher on Friday morning, Feb. 14, 2014, at Channing House in Palo Alto. She was born November 20, 1919, in Fresno, Calif.
She will be deeply missed by her children and their spouses, Alan and Sharon, Monte and Kathleen, Neil and Cathy Ann, Eve and Sean, her nine grandchildren, Lisa, Scott, David, Ben, Aaron, Kelly, Sarah, Ry...
Mary Catherine Cunha passed away peacefully after a short illness on Valentine's Day, February 14th. She was 87.
To those who knew and loved her, she was a firecracker with a quick wit, a friendly and all-knowing neighbor, a woman of faith, an animal lover, and the maker of a mean kale soup. Although never one to shy away from hard work, she was fun-loving and always up for a chuckle and hear...
Connie Barthold, age 78, passed away on February 11, 2014. Connie was born May 18, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, a second generation Californian with roots reaching back to the first European arrivers of the United States.
She grew up in Davis California, attended the University of Oregon in Eugene, where she was a member of the Tri Delta sorority. She married and left college to start her...
Shirley Temple Black died Monday, Feb. 10, at her home in Woodside. She was 85.
Ms. Black, considered the most popular child movie star of all time, lived in Woodside for 46 years.
Surrounded by family members on Monday night, Ms. Black died peacefully of natural causes, the family said.
"We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our...
March 24, 1948 - Feb. 10, 2014
Palo Alto, California
For someone seeking a role model for a take-charge personality, it would be hard to do better than Gaylynne Mann of Woodside. Ms. Mann, who died Feb. 10 after a long illness, was instrumental in helping to found and fully equip a disaster-response organization for the Woodside Fire Protection District -- a collection of semi-rural communities located within 32 square miles of dry, steep and thick ...
Consiglia (Connie), 86, passed on to eternal life on Feb. 9, 2014.
She was preceded by her parents Joseph S. and Philomena (Carugno), brother Vincent S. and nephew John V. Survived by her “baby” brother Joseph F., wife Jo Ann (Daniels). Her family of “cousins by the dozens,” nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews from the Bay Area, Delaware Valley (Philadelphia, PA) and Italian relative...
Kurt Edward Amundson, 61, of San Mateo, beloved father, brother, uncle and friend, former U.S. Navy Seal and accomplished Silicon Valley business executive, passed away at Mills Peninsula Hospitalon Saturday, February 8, from extended illness following a surgery last fall.
Kurt is survived by his two children, Erik, 17, and Sophie, 13, of Menlo Park and his two sisters, Anne Marie Kniel of Ori...
Richard Jorgensen, aka "YOGI", died peacefully surrounded by his family. He was a long time resident of Menlo Park and owner of Jorgensen Printing in Redwood City. Yogi was an athlete extraordinaire, and cultivated lifelong
friends in many settings.
He graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 1953 and Stanford University in 1958. He loved his family and was a great husband, dad, uncle...
Anna Wu Weakland
May 1, 1923 - Feb. 8, 2014
Palo Alto, California
Anna Wu Weakland, a notable Chinese-born artist who lived in Palo Alto since the 1950s, died on Feb. 8. She was 90 years old.
She was known for a wide range of artistic tendencies, from traditional Chinese form in ink and water color to monotype, tapestry, calligraphy, painting and mixed media. Born in Shanghai, China, she described her art in a 1997 Palo Alto Weekly article as a merging of he...
Glenn Warren Price
Oct. 16, 1918 - Feb. 6, 2014
Palo Alto, California
Glenn Price, 94, died at his senior residence, Sunrise of Palo Alto, on Feb. 6 after a short illness.
He was a longtime resident of Sonoma County and a history professor emeritus and past dean of social sciences at Sonoma State University. He also worked a small apple farm in Sebastopol until the age of 87.
Glenn was the youngest son of a minister of the Church of the Brethren and grew up i...
Salwa Jurdak Nawas
Dec. 6, 1927 - Feb. 5, 2014
Salwa Jurdak Nawas passed away peacefully in Palo Alto, Calif., at the age of 86.
Loving mother of Sulayman (Dorothea), Samira (Hans Plesman) and Sami Nawas, all of Atherton, California; devoted sister to Salma Mansur Jurdak of Washington, DC; caring grandmother of Christina and Joseph Nawas, Andrew Plesman, Stephanie, Melissa and Leila Nawas; and a loving presence to numerous nieces and nephew...
Elnore Jean Sanderson, a longtime Palo Alto resident, passed away on Feb. 1, 2014, at the age of 80.
She was born in Wenatchee, Washington on Nov. 12, 1933, to parents Stanley Sanderson and Ilah Barnett Sanderson. She passed away quietly, with family at her side at Stanford University Hospital. She is survived by her half-sister, Verna Lee Cordon and children Robert Koenigsberg who lives in Re...
Pamela Fay Erwin of Felton, Calif. passed away on Feb. 1, 2014, of a rare lung disease. She was 64.
She is survived by her mother Soleil Thornton, step-dad Brian Thornton and sister Paula Erwin Rampke and her two beloved nieces, as well as great-nieces and nephews.
Pamela graduated from Palo Alto High School in 1967. Earlier she also attended school in Belmont and San Bruno.
Jeffrey Thomas Kane, beloved son, brother, husband and father, passed away at age 58 after a brief illness. Jeffrey was such a dear soul and will be so greatly missed. He is survived by his parents Thomas and Ann Kane of Palo Alto, his sister Linda Kane of Mountain View, his wife Molly (Hays) Kane of Palo Alto, stepson Rick Hays, daughter Elisabeth Kane, his two surviving aunts, and numerous cou...
Donald Philip Thom, a fourth generation Californian, was born in 1928 in San Francisco, the first child of Andrew and Mary Thom. The family moved to San Carlos in 1939 where he attended Central School. A 1946 graduate of Sequoia High School, he also attended San Jose State University. He met Jocelyn Bauer on a blind date and the couple celebrated 63 years of marriage in August of 2013.
Rev. George Grant, Jr a long time Redwood City resident died January 26. He was 91. Rev. Grant was born in Ferny, Texas and lived in Austin, Texas before moving to Redwood City in the mid 1940s. Over the years he worked at Chope and Sequoia hospitals. After becoming a minister, he worked with Jerusalem Baptist Church in Palo Alto as well as with the City of Palo Alto Public Works Department. He ...
July 17, 1990 - Jan. 26, 2014
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California
Obituary for Aditya Kadam
He continues to live and inspire us…
The Grace Of The Wind In My Feet, The Strength Of The Earth In My Body,
The Heart Of The Fire In My Soul, The Serenity Of The Water In My Mind.
Aditya Kadam, fondly called Sunny by his family (Aditya means Sun in India), and also known as D.A. in his paddling community the world over, passed away unexpectedly on 2...