Robert Emanuel Berry Sr.

OBIT Robert Berry onlineBorn on the 4th of July in Atlantic City, N.J., Robert Emanuel Berry Sr. went peacefully to God on July 23, 2018 at the age of 90. He lived an adventuresome life full of wonder and curiosity for the world, and while known for his remarkable career, Bob always kept his faith and family as his compass. Predeceased by his loving wife of 61 years, Dorothy, and his siblings; Marguerite Prost (Marcel), Charles (Martha), Joseph (Carol) and William Berry. Bob leaves behind his devoted son, Robert E. Berry Jr., his daughter-in-law, Sandra Pollano Berry, his four grandchildren; Renee (Matthew Boitano), Robert Leo (Megan), Andrea, Valentina, and his three great grandchildren; Jude and Reese Boitano, and Pippa Berry. He received his Bachelors of Science from Manhattan College and his Masters in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Bob served as Lieutenant in the United States Navy before his work as a pioneer in the aerospace industry.

Jerry Allred

OBIT Jerry Allred onlineDecember 29, 1922 – June 21, 2018 A longtime resident of Los Altos, Jerry was born in Denver, Colorado. He grew up and went to school in San Francisco. Alongside his mother, he worked as a welder in the San Francisco shipyards during WWII. He served in the US Army in Korea. And, upon returning home, he resumed his lifelong passion of playing golf whenever and wherever he could. Jerry became a PGA member and the Assistant Golf Pro at Harding Park Golf Course at Lake Merced in the early 1950s. He finished his career working over 30 years as a general contractor/carpenter. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack and Emma, his wife, Alberta, and his sisters, Jean Homan and Betty Rogers. His is survived by his nieces and nephews and numerous neighbors and friends. He was one-of-a-kind and is truly missed. For additional information, please see the full obituary at Spanglermortuary.com

Anniversary: Marjorie and Fred Bailey, 70 years

Fred and Marjorie Bailey
Fred and Marjorie Bailey of Los Altos celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary June 22. Family members held a party to celebrate the milestone.

Fred served in World War II as a U.S. military policeman.

Wedding: Lauren Palmor and David Kiferbaum


David Kiferbaum and Lauren Palmor

Lauren Palmor and David Kiferbaum were married May 6 in the redwood grove at the UC Botanical Garden in Berkeley. They held their reception at the Berkeley City Club.

The bride is the daughter of Linda and Julian Palmor of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College, a master’s degree in the history of art from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and a doctorate in art history from the University of Washington. She is employed as assistant curator of American art at the de Young museum in San Francisco.


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