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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Obituaries

Elizabeth (Liz) Leavens Led Quiet Life Centered on Faith and Family

Liz Barrenechea Leavens was born in Vigo, Spain on Oct. 28, 1933, and died in Arcadia, California on Sept. 4, 2015, from cancer at age 81. She was proud of her heritage from a Spanish Basque father and a French mother. The family moved from...

Services for Kris Mariconda and Liz Leavens Finalized

There will be a remembrance service for Kris Mariconda on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, at 2 p.m. Given Kris' long time affiliation with the Monrovia Historic Museum (the west wing is named after her late husband Don), there will be a Celebration of Life open...

Long-Time Monrovian Kris Mariconda Passes Away

By Susan Motander Kris Mariconda, longtime Monrovia resident, died during the night of Sept. 7, 2015, after a brief but valiant battle with cancer. She leaves behind not only a much beloved family, but a community that has been changed by her being a part...

Robert Wood Sniffin

March 7, 1940 - August 6, 2015 Robert (Bob) Wood Sniffin was born March 7, 1940 in New York City and passed away August 6, 2015. Robert (Bob) Wood Sniffin was born March 7, 1940 in New York City and passed away Aug. 6, 2015. Bob...

In Memoriam: Bob Denne

Robert (Bob) Denne passed away on July 31, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, with whom he shared fifty of his eighty-five years. He leaves many memories with her and those remaining whose lives he touched. 'Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves...

In Memoriam: Ann Durgerian, 79

Ann Araxi Durgerian passed away at her Arcadia home on July 29th, 2015, after a 10-year battle with multiple myeloma. Born in San Bernardino in June 19, 1936 to Simone and Araxi Kurkjian, Ann joined elder brother Andrew in the family home. Ann's grandparents had...

Celebration of LaJoya McCoy’s Life July 3

Businesswoman LaJoya McCoy’s body was discovered June 16th about a mile from her home in Monrovia. She had been reported missing by family the week before. Monrovia police discovered signs of foul play at her home in the 800 block of West Olive Avenue...

Members of Monrovia P.D. Mourn the Passing of One of Their Own

By Susan Motander On Tuesday, word spread of the death of retired Monrovia Police Department Lieutenant Ezequiel P. Cerecerez. “Zeke,” who had retired just last September, was found dead at his home on Monday, June 29, of apparent natural causes. He was only 63. Cerecerz was always the...

In Memoriam: Clyde Roy Stelling

August 22, 1929 – May 5, 2015   Clyde Stelling died last week at Huntington Memorial Hospital. He was born in San Francisco California on August 22, 1929. A second-generation American of German ancestry, he was the only child of Roy and Dora Stellings. The Stellings owned...
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