Sharon Frances Musitelle – Obituary

Sharon Musitelle

Sharon Frances Musitelle, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, born June 12, 1943, graduated Mayfield H.S. Class of ’61. Journalism major, U.S.C. Married John “Terry” Musitelle (deceased). Sharon passed away peacefully Sept 1, 2020, and is survived by her loving children Frank Musitelle and Shelley Musitelle Bishop, and her grandchildren, Danielle, John Terris , Kiersten and Brady!

Obituary | Andrea Ruth Heintz

Andrea Ruth Heintz

Mrs. Andrea Ruth Heintz (Luttge), native of Burbank, California, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020 at the age of 81.
Andrea was born on January 27, 1939 in Burbank California, to Ruth (Kendig) and Andra Luttge. She graduated from John Burroughs High School. She married John Heintz, in 1959.
Andrea, a proud lifelong Burbank resident, is survived by her devoted husband of 61 years, John Heintz; son, Steven (Elizabeth) Heintz of Burbank, California; brother, Wayne Luttge, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; and grandchildren Samantha Heintz and Jack Froding.
No memorial services are being held at this time.
Arrangements are under the care of Pierce Brothers Valhalla.

Memorial Tribute for Ronald S. Wu, M.D.

Dr. Ronald Wu

Dr. Ronald Wu, a physician blessed with extraordinary skills and a calm, quiet manner, is being remembered by friends, colleagues, patients and families whose lives he touched with great care and grace during his nearly 50 years in private practice, serving the Glendale community and beyond.
Dr. Wu passed away peacefully in his home during the early morning hours of September 8, surrounded by his family. During the past 16 years, he fought a heroic battle against lung cancer but remained steadfast in his commitment to his patients until he retired in June 2017.

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Terrill Robert Jennings

Terrill Robert Jennings passed away at his home in Tujunga, California on August 21st, 2020 surrounded by love. Terry was born on April 5th, 1944 to John Robert Jennings and Mary Kathryn Smith in St. Joseph, Missouri.
He was known by many different names over his life. Terry Bob to his parents, Twink (twinkle toes) to his high school friends, TJ to his adult friends, Papa and Daddy-O to his daughters and son-in-law, Grumpa to his 4 grandchildren and Terry-san to his late in life love.
He moved to Los Angeles in 1975 to pursue his drumming career and toured with the band Blues Image. After touring he worked at Wilder Brothers Studio in Beverly Hills as a recording engineer. He won an Emmy for his Muppet Baby sound track but may have been most proud of his work with the late radio personality Stan Freberg.
He is survived by wife Grace Chen, daughters Kym Mitchell and Kara Redmon, son-in-law and great friend Paul Mitchell, grandchildren Julian and Jenna Mitchell and Declan and Kieran Bryan and brother Chris Eaton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Silverlake Conservatory of Music.
A service will be held at Rose Hills Memorial Park for family members.

Doris ‘Dotty’ Greenawalt

Doris “Dotty” Anne Greenawalt, wife of David F. Greenawalt II (deceased), mother of Denise Anne Greenawalt (deceased) and David F. Greenawalt (surviving), passed on May 29, 2020. She graced this world for 85 years and brought joy and kindness with everyone she met. She was a woman of steadfast faith, kindness of heart, and laughter of tremendous joy. She was charitable, gracious, and loving. She led by example. Although her physical presence is no longer with us, her memories of love, life, family, faith, friends, animals, travel, and Bridge, Bridge, and more Bridge, will stay in our memories forever. She now rests with her husband and daughter at Forest Lawn Glendale, the Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Valor. We will miss her presence in our lives.

— The Family of Dotty

Daniel Steven MacGregor – Obituary

Dan MacGregor, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away on September 1st, 2020.
Dan was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana, and went to Georgia Tech on a baseball and basketball scholarship, then got a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from USC.
He met and married his wife Judy in 1958. Dan worked at JPL from 1966-1976 and then he and Judy opened MacGregor Realty at 845 Foothill Blvd. MacGregor Realty closed when Dan and Judy retired in 2010. Dan was a long time resident of La Cañada, living here for over 50 years. Dan was loved by the real estate community and he loved them back.
Dan’s wife Judy passed away two years ago, and now they can be together. Dan is survived by his daughter Sherise and son-in-law Scott, his son Steve, brother Brian and brother Jim, and his grandchildren Grayson, Raine, Rowan, Zarina, and Luke.

David Tierney – Obituary

David Tierney

David Scott Tierney passed away unexpectedly on July 22, 2020, at the age of 62. David made his recent home in San Diego and for several years, Mammoth Lakes, California. David is preceded in death by his father Andrew and younger brother Brian.
He was born on October 21, 1957, in Los Angeles, CA to Anne Slosson Tierney and Andrew Tierney. David grew up in La Cañada Flintridge, CA and attended the La Cañada school system. David was gifted with talents scholastically, athletically and musically. He and his brothers were very active in Boy Scouts and youth sports. David lettered in football, basketball, and track at La Cañada High School where his long jump record set in 1976 still stands. He attended Occidental College excelling on both the football and track teams
Loved by everyone who knew him. David loved Yosemite, reading and animals. He will be dearly missed by his mother Anne Tierney, his brothers Ed, Michael and Colin, as well as his sisters-in-law Jeannie and Patricia, stepbrothers David and Steven, stepsister Carol, stepmother Susan, Aunt Margaret, nieces and nephews, cousins and numerous close life-long friends.
A memorial service will be held at such a time that is safe for all participants.

Obituary | Vincent Stefano, Jr.

Vincent Stefano, Jr.

Vincent Stefano, Jr. (81), husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, friend, and lifelong Burbank, California, resident and former mayor (Burbank), passed away on Aug. 24, 2020.
Born on Dec. 21, 1938, in Burbank, the only child to Vincent Sr. and Mary Stefano, descedants of Italian immigrant families. He graduated in the last winter class at John Burroughs High School in 1957. He attended the University of Southern California, led the student body, became an active member of the Theta Xi fraternity, president of the Trojan Knights, Trojan Squires and an avid Trojan football fan. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in public administration, Vince attended Loyola Law School. He was president of the Loyola Bar Association from 1963-1964 and earned his law degree. He went on to practice law for over 40 years.
Before starting his private law practice, where he counseled and supported countless local clients in matters of family, real estate and corporate law, Vince was a deputy city attorney for the City of Los Angeles, deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County, and city prosecutor for the City of Burbank. Vince was a firm believer in civic duty. It was his passion for local politics and debate that ultimately lead him to run for Burbank City Council, serving from 1973 through 1977, and as mayor from 1974 to 1975. Vince was largely responsible for the city’s paramedic program, the CHP, and the CalPERS pension plan. He also served on several other boards and commissions for Burbank and was an active member of the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Providence High School communities.

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Obituary- Linda Jean O’Hair

Linda Jean O’Hair

On Tuesday, August 18, Linda Jean O’Hair passed away after courageously battling cancer. She was at home surrounded by her devoted husband Don, their son Michael, and their three grandchildren, Winston, Madison and Morgan Thornbury. Don and his grandchildren had cared for Linda round the clock in her final week, in her custom-built La Cañada home. She wouldn’t have had it any other way. 

Linda was born and raised in Glendale to parents Jean and Don Abbott. She had one sibling, a younger sister named Sherrill. In 1959 Linda met a tall, handsome man named Don O’Hair, and they ended up spending 61 wonderful years together. On their first date, he made it abundantly clear “I’m going to marry you!” There was one slight problem, Linda was already engaged. But, persistent Don won her heart and they married in March 1960. In a short time she delivered two beautiful children into this world, Michael Don O’Hair and Laura Lynn O’Hair.
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Edmund Walter Kiessling – Obituary

Edmund Walter Kiessling

Ed passed from natural causes at home surrounded by family on Aug. 23, 2020. He was born in Oakland on Aug. 20, 1928, then moved to Pasadena, residing there for 50 years. He graduated from L.A. High in 1946 and received his Master’s in Geology from UCLA in 1958, the same year he mapped Lockwood Valley. Ed served in the Army in the Korean War in addition to being a Naval reservist and worked at the CA Division of Mines and Geology for 39 years. An avid backpacker, he climbed numerous US peaks and local trails and advocated for local history and conservation. Those who knew Ed will vividly remember him for his friendship and character that left a positive impression on all. Ed is survived by sons Ken and John; daughters-in-law Gwendolyn and Jennifer; and grandsons Justin, Ryan, Alexander and Caliph.