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A Heavenly Departure for Wessie Mae Dillon (1924 – 2017)

A Heavenly Departure for Wessie Mae Dillon (1924 – 2017)

  Mother Wessie Mae Dillon went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at the age of 92 years, on Monday, April 17, at home in Chino,…

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

A Deliberate Life – Lisa Magno Marino

  By Susan Motander Through the week the news has been spreading that Lisa Magno had lost her battle with cancer. She died early on Friday morning, and saying she will be…

Services Are Set for Retired Fire Captain John Rooks

Services Are Set for Retired Fire Captain John Rooks

    John Rooks, who served on the Monrovia Fire Department for 29 years, passed way unexpectedly on Aug. 11 at home in La Habra. He was only 52 and…

Monrovia Resident Cameron Turner Remembered

Monrovia Resident Cameron Turner Remembered

By Susan Motander Journalist and commentator Cameron Turner died on March 12 and services were held for him last Friday at the First A.M.E. Church in Pasadena. A native of…

Sister Joan Malherek, Maryknoll Missioner for 65 Years Dies

Sister Joan Malherek, Maryknoll Missioner for 65 Years Dies

Sister Joan Malherek, an educator and pastoral worker died in her sleep on March 13, 2016 in Monrovia, CA. She was 90 years old and a Maryknoll Sister for 65…

In Memoriam: Patricia “Patty” Fairman

In Memoriam: Patricia “Patty” Fairman

Patricia “Patty” Fairman, beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend to so many, passed away at age 66 on Dec. 28, 2015. With a true passion for living life to…

In Memoriam: Beverly Margett

In Memoriam: Beverly Margett

Beverly Margett passed away peacefully last Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 in hospice care at Royal Oaks Manor in Bradbury. Her husband of 65 years, former State Senator Bob Margett, was…

Sister Cecile Therese Burton, Maryknoll Missioner for 70 Years, Dies

Sister Cecile Therese Burton, Maryknoll Missioner for 70 Years, Dies

Sister Cecile Therese Burton, an educator and social worker in Hawaii, died after a long illness on Feb. 17, 2016 at Maryknoll Sisters Home Care, NY. She was 91 years…

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker

James R. Rucker was born on Nov. 7, 1986, the fourth of four children born to Katie Jefferson. His father, James Rucker Sr. and sister, Lisa Jefferson, preceded him in…

Council Adjourns Meeting in Honor of Karin Meyer – Advocate for Wilderness Preserve

Council Adjourns Meeting in Honor of Karin Meyer – Advocate for Wilderness Preserve

By Susan Motander The Monrovia City Council adjourned its regular meeting on Tuesday in honor of Karin Meyer, a local real estate broker as an active advocate for the Hillside…

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