Dorean “Dori” E. Moore, just short of 91 years, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2022 at her cherished beach home nestled in Capitola Village. Dorean was born in San Jose, CA on June 3, 1931 to Leo and Cecelia Simoni, both natives to San Jose, whose parents immigrated from Luca, Italy. Dore…
Eugene “Gene” Walston passed from this life on March 19, 2022 in Murrieta, California, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Sky Elizabeth Chaffee, 65, a longtime resident of Coronado, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 15, 2022.
Although born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Terry moved to San Diego
Martin Brandt died on Oct. 2, 2021, following complications from cancer surgery. Throughout the summer of 2021, Martin was recovering from surgery to remove a cancerous growth in his jaw. He died in saving faith in Jesus Christ and is no longer struggling.
Michael Joseph Magee aka "TJ" was born Aug. 30, 1943 in Roanoke, Virginia as Joseph Michael Jones and passed away under the care of Hospice and the staff at Sun and Sea Manor in Imperial Beach, California, on Sept. 20, 2021.
Long time resident of Imperial Beach of many years, Trinidad “Trina” Roselie Lopez passed away July 26, 2021.
John was born on Aug. 24, 1940 in Baltimore to Evelyn and Lt Col John S Garrett. As a military family, they moved often and the family finally settled in Tampa, Florida, in 1955. He graduated from Henry B Plant High School and attended the University of Florida and the University of Tampa be…
Diane Marie Curtis, a 52-year Imperial Beach resident, was born in October 1943 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and passed away peacefully from COPD, at the age of 77, surrounded by family, on July 9, 2021 in San Diego.
Husband, father, grandfather, friend, Navy SEAL, and avid motorcyclist Ronnie Edward Rogers left this world suddenly on May 20, 2021 at the age of 75.
My dad left this earth on Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 due to complications from COVID.
Loving Live, A Tribute
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by Jane Mitchell, daughter
On Saturday March 6, 2021, Janet Eileen Loftis, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away at the age of 76 with family by her side.
Gary Nelson Paquin, former longtime resident of Coronado, passed away Feb. 23, 2021 from congestive heart failure.
James Burke Voit, Jr. passed away on Dec. 7, 2020, in San Diego from complications of Parkinson’s disease.
He was the youngest of 13 children. With all those older siblings to influence him, it’s no wonder Tiger Johnson developed such an indelible personality. He made friends wherever he went.
Beloved Wife, Mother and Friend
Betty Lou Stanley Young, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died Jan. 2, 2021, at the age of 88-years old.
Joan Jollett Brooks died Dec. 30, 2020, in Chula Vista. She was born March 2, 1925 in Hillside, New Jersey, the daughter of Raymond Jollett and Petronella Severynse.
Jon LaValle was born Oct. 17, 967 in San Diego. He graduated from Mar Vista High School in 1985. Jon worked as a welder for Southwest Marine for 10 years and held a supervisor’s position at BAE where he was employed for 17 years.
On Jan. 4, 2021, Kevin Grazer, 53, died at home unexpectedly, in Imperial Beach.
Dave’s Gone Fishing
A Memorial Love Tree has been set up for Katy Fallon, former owner of Katy’s Café who passed away recently. Cards, stickers and pens available on a table at the café so that residents can write a note and hang it on the Christmas tree nearby. Notes will be added to a memory book for Fallon’s family
Sergio Moretti Frost, age 78, died Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 at home after a brief illness.
It is with great sorrow that we tell you of the passing of Esther Barker of Imperial Beach. Most that new her called her Mom Barker.
A funeral mass will be held for Kathy on Friday, Oct. 9 at 11 a.m., at St Rose of Lima Catholic Church; 293 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910. Following the mass she will be buried with full military honors next to her husband at Miramar National Cemetery. The family hopes to welcome all who would…
Joyce Marie Chambers Milam, of Grass Valley, formerly of Imperial Beach, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.
Jennifer Ann Slater, 47 of Imperial Beach, passed away from cancer on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at home.
Marcella “Marcie” Nerini, a long-time resident of Imperial Beach, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2020 at the age of 95. At the time of her death, Marcie had lived in Imperial Beach for 75 years.
Marcus Mendolia, age 28, of San Diego, and formerly of Erie, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Born in Erie, March 11, 1991, he was a son of Amy Sue (Gostomski) Mendolia, of Erie, and the late Randall L. “Randy” Mendolia.
We are saddened to share the passing of Louis Charles “Mac” McIntosh, ENCM (DV/PJ), U.S. NAVY, at 73 years old at sunset on Feb. 11, 2020.
Margaret Elaine Burnett passed away on Jan. 8 at age 93.
Marie “Honey” Carol Majercin-Hyde’s Viewing/Rosary will be held on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, from 7 to 10 p.m., at St. Charles Church in San Diego, 990 Saturn Boulevard. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at 10 a.m., at St. Charles Church in San Diego, with the burial a…
Richard McMahan Sr, 82 passed away at his home on Sunday July 14, 2019, surrounded by his family. Richard, born on July 14, 1937, was the son of Wilfreda (Lewis) Fiscus and Morris McMahan and was originally from Marshall, Illinois.
Shirley A. Harris passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2019, with family by her side at the age of 86. She was a resident of San Diego for over 65 years, living in Coronado for 10 years and then Imperial Beach for 55 years.
It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of a long time Imperial Beach resident, Jean Dantzler Tatum, age 80. She passed away at her home in Imperial Beach unexpectedly on May 9, 2019.
Irmgard Maria Syzbinski Heidepeter peacefully went to heaven on April 20, 2019 surrounded by her family at the Villa in Coronado.
William “Bill” Landry, 86 years old, of San Diego, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019.
Donald Joseph Kelly was born on April 8, 1938 to Ralph and Bernadyne (Cook) Kelly in Crawford County, Iowa. Don, the eldest of seven children, grew up on a farm near Wall Lake, Iowa.
David Langmuir Van de Water, 87, of Imperial Beach, passed away Oct. 1, 2018. A private viewing was held on Oct. 3 for family.
John David Morris, age 56, passed away in his sleep on Sept. 27th, 2018 of heart complications.
Edna Ann Reynolds died on Sept. 21, 2018 from cardiac arrest at Coronado Hospital. She was 80 years old.
Bobbie was born in Coleman, Texas, to Carl and Ethel Stewart. She grew up in Texas, Arizona and California.
John was born in Coronado where he lived for all but a few of his 65 years. John lived in Brawley, California, for several years during his youth, graduating from Brawley Union High School in 1972.
Alan R. Smith passed away on April 28, 2018. He was a resident of Imperial Beach and a long time gardener of the Coronado medians and homes with his “Unique Landscaping” business.
Mark W. Neagles left our lives surrounded by the ones who loved him the most. Born in Okinawa, Japan to Ruby Jo and Robert Neagles; he lived his life in, and was a staple of, the City of Imperial Beach. He loved Imperial Beach, and the people that came with it. His heart and soul was dedicat…
Jorge Enrique Ordóñez, 82, of Imperial Beach passed away on Oct.16, 2017 from dementia at UCSD Hillcrest Hospital with his wife by his side.
Matt Neagles passed on peacefully Oct. 2, 2017. Matt was born in San Diego to Ruby Jo and Robert Neagles at Balboa Naval Hospital.
Eileen McGrath passed on Sept. 5, 2017 in Coronado and will be greatly missed.