OBIT MaryLongaker

Mary Adelaide (Addie) Longaker, nee Jackson, passed away peacefully in Los Altos on September 29, 2016 at the age of 87.

Addie was born in Pine Falls, Manitoba, Canada in 1929. After graduating high school, she attended business college in Winnipeg. She began her career at the paper company in Pine Falls then joined Moores’ Business Forms Ltd., transferring to the San Francisco office in 1956.


OBIT RichardPeters

Richard Peters, M.D., 89, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2016. Richard was born June 15, 1927 in Connecticut. He is survived by his wife Mary Nichols-Peters, and daughters, Karen Grenfell, Jennifer Cramer, Amy Aiken, two stepsons, seven grandchildren. 


OBIT NancyStroud

Nancy F. Stroud passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, October 2nd 2016.

Nancy was born on March 9th, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to Keith and Shirley Fanshier. Nancy attended The University of Illinois where she was a proud member of the Tri Delt Sorority and received her degree in Journalism in May of 1950.


OBIT GracielaMcCord

Graciela McCord passed on to heaven on October 4, 2016, at the age of 85, in San Diego, California, after a heroic battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, to Engineer Rafael Salazar and Tita Salazar on December 30, 1930. She is survived by an older sister, Berta Pelat. She also had a younger brother, Rafael Salazar, who recently predeceased her.


OBIT DoloresBalocco

Beloved Dolores H. (Catenacci) Balocco passed from this earth on September 30th, 2016 at her home in Milpitas, California as a result of cancer. Graced with the  knowledge of her approaching end of life, she spent her last time with Ed, her husband of 47 years, closest family and friends.

A private Celebration of Life service will be held on October 22nd in Los Altos.

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The Town Crier's obituary publishing rates are $3 per line with a minimum charge of $50.  Photos may be included at $40 per photo (in addition to the $50.00 minimum charge).

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