Longtime Burbank resident, Dorie Beaumont, passed away peacefully three weeks shy of her 100th birthday at home in Fullerton, California, where she lived the last seven years to be near her guardians. Dorie was predeceased by her parents, George and Alice, sister Jean, and brother Bill. She has no known survivors, except for her “kids,” Bill (Kay) and Dave (Connie) Haskell and their sister, Ginger Bord, who were her pastor’s children that she babysat and to whom she remained a beloved adopted family member.
Elizabeth Kelemen Izzi, 79, of Nashua, NH, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, August 8, 2021 in La Cañada, CA where she lived for the past 4 years. She was born to Grace and Louis Kelemen on August 19, 1941 in New Brunswick, NJ. Elizabeth graduated from St. Peter’s High School, New Brunswick, NJ in 1959 where she met Clement David Izzi. Married on June 17, 1962 in New Jersey, they were forever sweethearts. Together they raised two devoted daughters, Karen Izzi Bristing of La Cañada, CA and Susan Marie Gentile of Sun Valley, CA.
Longtime Glendale resident Mary Dibble Owen Lester passed away peacefully at her new home in Layton, Utah on June 18, 2021, at the age of 87 years. Mary was born in Detroit, Michigan, and moved to Glendale in the early 1940’s with her widowed mother and older brother.
Mary attended Glendale schools through elementary and middle school, up to and including Herbert Hoover High School. She graduated, however, from Hollywood Professional School in 1952. Mary went on to attend San Jose State University and Occidental College, graduating in 1956 with a degree in Elementary Education. Continue reading “Mary Dibble Owen Lester | OBITUARY”
On Aug. 4, 2021, we lost a great man, loving husband, father and grandfather.
Roger, born March 12, 1944, grew up in Burbank and graduated from Burbank High.
Roger served 4 ½ years in the U.S. Navy before marrying his high school sweetheart, buying their home, started their family.
Roger worked for the city of Burbank as a senior electrician for 36 years before retiring. He loved family get togethers. Continue reading “Roger Laurence Haidle | OBITUARY”
Dennis was lovingly adopted by Esther and George Juett as a baby and raised in Pasadena with his sister, Suzanne Tutt. Dennis attended Linda Vista Elementary School and was part of the first class at Foothill Intermediate School in La Cañada. He graduated in 1953 from Muir High School in Pasadena.
He attended USC as a premed major with plans to become a dentist. Due to his artistic skills, he illustrated a book that his zoology instructor was writing.
He decided against a career in dentistry and changed to art at UCLA, with support from his mother, who always encouraged him in his art. Continue reading “Dennis Stowell Juett | OBITUARY”
Michele Christena Byerly Hutzley passed away quietly on 6/14/ 21 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, California with her sisters Tena & Greta and dear family friend Bryan Lamb at her bedside.
Michele was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Andree (Tonnis) and Thayer “Bob” Byerly. She grew up in North Hollywood and Burbank after the family moved to California when she was a small child.
Gerald Barrone, Jerry to his friends, passed away peacefully at his home in Newport Beach on June 22, 2021.
A long-time resident of Glendale, he was born in Tujunga on June 7, 1931, attended Glendale High School and Glendale Community College. He then served 2 years during the Korean War in the Navy before returning to UCLA to graduate college.
After college, Jerry worked at Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan from 1951 to 1986, starting as Teller, working his way up to President. From 1987 to 1996, Jerry also worked at Coast Federal Bank as President and Board of Directors member.
It is with great sadness and a broken heart that the Dicks family shares the unexpected news of the loss of our beloved mother Mary Ruth Dicks, on June 3rd 2021.
Mary Ruth Dicks, previously a 40-year resident of La Cañada Flintridge, passed away in Simi Valley, where she lived with family for the last 7 years, unexpectedly at the age of 78 years old.
She was a Southern California native, born in Los Angeles, on August 13, 1942, to Erwin and Ruth Lampe.
A fixture in education with the La Cañada Flintridge community, she dedicated 37 years to teaching. After graduating from UCLA in three years with an Economics degree, she began teaching high school for her alma mater Marlborough School in Los Angeles. After raising two sons, she returned to education as a preschool teacher at Parents and Children’s Preschool. She really discovered her true love in education being a math teacher at La Cañada High School for 20 years, where she was Teacher of the Year in 2004.
Gregory Travis McDonald passed away on April 27, 2021, peacefully in his sleep. Greg was a fantastic son, brother, uncle, and friend. He was raised in Glendale, CA and attended Glenoaks Elementary, Wilson Junior High, and Glendale High School. He later attended Glendale College and The University of Redlands.
Kathryn (Kay) Elizabeth Mingin, 86, of Burbank, passed away on May 5, 2021. She was born to the late James and Leah Keefe on May 5, 1935, in Peoria, IL. Kay graduated from Academy of Our Lady High School in 1953.
She married the late Anthony “Tony” Mingin in 1956.
Beloved by her 8 children and entire family, Kay was passionate about the arts, especially literature, ballet and Broadway musicals. In addition, she was a well-respected staff member at St. Joseph Medical Center for overforty years.