Obituaries • 01-31-13 PDF  | Print |  E-mail

ANDRADE, Joseph Paul




LeCLAIRE, Constance

LOVE, John Barry

NOORDA, Dennis Bliss

STURMS, Lutgarda F.

ZEKMAN, Leon Donald

ANDRADE, Joseph Paul, who lived in San Leandro for many years, passed away in Castro Valley on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at age 76. A native of Mount Vernon, New York, Mr. Andreade worked at the Kellogg’s plant for more than 30 years and later operated Joe’s Card Shop. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 31, at Grissom’s Mortuary in San Lorenzo. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Friday at St. Felicitas Catholic Church, 1604 Manor Blvd.

DiTHOMAS, Vito A., of San Lorenzo, passed away in Las Vegas on Friday, January 18, 2013, at age 90. He was a native of Rochester, New York. Services were held Jan. 29 at Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward.

GONSALVES, Mary S., of San Leandro passed on January 29, 2013. Visitation Thursday January 31, Noon to 8:30 p.m. with the Vigil Service at 7 p.m. at Santos-Robinson Mortuary, 160 Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. The Funeral Liturgy will be on Friday, Feb. 1, at 12:30 p.m. at Church of the Assumption, 1100 Fulton Ave., in San Leandro. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward. Arrangements made by Santos-Robinson Mortuary in San Leandro (510-483-0123,

HERNANDEZ, Anita, who spent her entire life in San Leandro, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at age 89. She was a member of the International Association of Machinists, St. Leander’s Parish, Soliedad Cervantes in Sunnyvale, and Ashland Holy Ghost Association. Visitation from 1-8 p.m. today, Jan. 31, at Santos-Robinson Mortuary 160 Estudillo Ave., in San Leandro. The funeral liturgy will be at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Leander Church in San Leandro.

LeCLAIRE, Constance, who lived in San Leandro for many years, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013, at age 85. Mrs. LeClaire was the director of religious education for St. Leander’s Church for over 25 years. A private memorial service was to be held at St. Bonaventure’s Church in Clayton.

LOVE, John Barry, of San Lorenzo, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at age 89. Mr. Love was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Calvary Bible Chapel, 32701 Falcon Dr., in Fremont.

NOORDA, Dennis Bliss, June 24, 1950 – January 6, 2013, a resident of San Leandro, is predeceased by parents, Arthur P. and Beatrice Bliss Noorda. Dennis leaves behind his son, Paul Bliss Noorda of Tracy; sisters, Paulene Rita of San Leandro and Judith Botelho of Pleasanton; nieces and nephews, Cristina Rita, Kerie Botelho-Stein, Kert Botelho, Benjamin Rita and Jeffrey D. Stein. A Memorial will be held on Satruday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. Call 510-557-1622 for details.

STURMS, Lutgarda F., of San Leandro passed on January 22, 2013. Visitation will be Noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 2 at Santos-Robinson Mortuary, 160 Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Interment will be in the Philippines. Santos-Robinson Mortuary, San Leandro (510-483-0123,

ZEKMAN, Leon Donald, of San Lorenzo, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at age 90. A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, Mr. Zekman was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II who saw action in the Philippines. He later worked as a butcher for Safeway for over 40 years. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at Grissom’s Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., in San Lorenzo.



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