Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Long time Coronado resident and owner of Baker Appliance, Lloyd Lee Baker is sorry to announce Laura Pauline Baker, the love of his life, wife of 72 years, and business partner for 36 years, passed Oct. 8, 2021.

Capt. Richard D. Scharff, USN Ret. passed away, unexpectedly, on June 29, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida at Mayo Hospital. His wife, Sharon, and daughter, Alison were with him. Sharon held his hand until he took his final breath.

We are sad to announce that Wilfred Keese Abbott passed away peacefully after a brief but intense battle with cancer. In his final days, he was surrounded by loved ones.

Donna J. Tanaka, a resident of Coronado for 36 years, passed away on Sept. 10, 2021. She passed peacefully in hospice after an extended illness due to a stroke. In her final days, many of her loved ones were able to visit and say their goodbyes. She leaves behind her children Mandy Book, Col…

Denise “NeeNee” Foy Nielsen was a friend to all and her spirit brightened everyone in her presence. Denise passed away from cancer on Oct. 5, 2020 and is greatly missed by her five children, five grandchildren, five sisters, and many friends.

Aida Palange Baker passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at the Coronado Retirement Village. She was 100 years old.

Al was born in Lisbon, North Dakota, and attended Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota from 1954-1956. Upon observing a Navy Blue Angels air show, he chose to enter the Naval Aviation Cadet program where he earned his commission in December 1957 and received his “Wings of Gold” at NAS King…

Husband, father, grandfather, lawyer, administrative judge, arbitrator, lover of art, music, theater, travel, marathon running and walking. A resident of the Coronado Shores for 46 years, Del died on Sept. 17, 2021, surrounded by his family and in the arms of his wife of 67 years.

“Be brave, be kind, be strong.” Those were the words Marsha Lynn Bonnett lived by up until her passing on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at the age of 78.

During the early morning hours of September 9, 2021, CDR Henry “Hank” Edward Otten USN (Ret.) of Coronado, passed away after a 20-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Arlene Margaret Conwell, of Coronado, passed away on March 7, 2021, at home surrounded by family.

“It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.” Ernest Hemingway

John “Jack” Francis Couture , Commander USN , Ret. met every day with a smile on his face, energetic and positive attitude, and possibility thinking. He never met a stranger, always asked and never forgot a name. Jack’s love of country, love of community, love of family and love of friends w…

The world lost a good man on Sept. 1, 2021. Denny’s 82 years were not nearly enough for his family and friends. He was a Coronado hero, devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, loyal brother and friend.

Edward J. Vasely, 96, died of pneumonia on Aug. 25, 2021, at his residence in Ocean Hills Senior Living. He was a Coronado resident for over 40 years.

Theodora (Marsha) Marshall Patterson Conn passed away on July 4, 2021 amid the fireworks and fanfare of the Coronado 4th of July celebratory weekend, undoubtedly Marsha’s favorite holiday of all. She was born in Phoenix, Az. on April 20, 1943 to Theodora Marshall Cameron Patterson and Edward…

We mourn the sudden passing of our precious daughter, beloved wife and loving mother Catherine “Katie” Moreno Branson at our home in Coronado on Aug. 19, 2021. Pamela tried to awaken her for a scheduled teleconference with her office in Portland, Oregon. She was unresponsive and 911 was disp…

Wayne Warren Hoffmann passed away on his birthday at 84 years of age. He was born in Hollis, New York to Harry and Florence Hoffmann, their only child. From early childhood, he was an energetic lad, loving life and his friends.

Tsunako “Akemi” Nelson passed away peacefully in her home on Aug. 16, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born in Japan on Jan. 13, 1932.

Rear Admiral Stewart Andrew Ring, USN (retired) of Waialua, HI, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 17, 2021, from heart disease. He was 87.
Stewart was born to a navy family in Coronado in 1933. He had a distinguished 32-year naval career, with deployments to the Pacific, then diplo…

Mary Bertolero Sandermann died peacefully on Aug. 4 at the age of 97.

Capt. Robert Russell Williams, III, USN (Retired), of Severna Park, Maryland, passed away July 18, 2021. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Bob Williams with his wife, Sea, by his side, together listened to the touching words of love forwarded to him by his daughter …

Born January 25, 1935 in London, England, Patricia “Pat” Roberta (nee Dawkins) Cooper passed away from non-COVID related respiratory failure in her Coronado home at 1:10 a.m. on Sunday June 27, 2021.

On June 27, 2021, our mother, former Coronado resident Esther Benrubi, beloved wife of the late Capt. Lazar Benrubi, died in Moraga, California at the age of 98.

John was born on Aug. 24, 1940 in Baltimore to Evelyn and Lt Col John S Garrett. As a military family, they moved often and the family finally settled in Tampa, Florida, in 1955. He graduated from Henry B Plant High School and attended the University of Florida and the University of Tampa be…

Laurie Lou Liberty - Blackington passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

She drank every beverage out of a wine glass and said she was never fully dressed without lipstick. She was a stickler for grammar and manners. She had an uncanny knack for sales and for landing the perfect parking space every time. She was a classic of her generation: a woman raised in the …

Services for Mark Overbaugh will be held on Friday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m. at Glen Abbey Bonita, 3838 Bonita Road, (entrance across from Kaiser Bonita). All customers and friends are invited to attend.

Joyce Evelyn Schall, 93, of Coronado, died Jan. 22, 2021, at Vista Gardens Memory Care in Vista, California.

One year ago, we lost this special man, a loving son, father, grandfather, brother and Coronado handyman.

Cynthia Diann “Cindy” Martin died peacefully in her sleep in Coronado Sharp Hospital with her family at her side, just a day past her 76th birthday.

Katherine was born and raised in her beloved Coronado to her late parents Jack and Olive Gottwig. She graduated from Coronado High School in 1969 where she loved sports, especially softball. She later graduated from Fresno State University. Kate eventually followed her mother’s career path e…

Susan Marie Tubielewicz, a longtime friend of Coronado, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 11. She is survived by her son Jackson, her parents Bob and Cookie Tubielewicz, siblings Michael Tubielewicz and Margaret Christensen, and extended family and friends. She will be dearly missed…

Florence Zahn passed away on June 11, 2021. She was the mother of Carole Vince, Joanne Diskint, Dorothy Frankel; grandmother of James, Nathaniel and Jeremy; great grandmother of Talia; and separated wife of Irwin Zahn, her second marriage.

Sharon Lee Powell passed peacefully in her home on June 29, 2021 at the age of 84. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Markle “Mark” Probasco Hansen died peacefully in his home on the evening of Wednesday, June 23, 2021. The devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, dentist and friend will be sorely missed, as his unexpected passing has been a shock to all who knew him.

On Sunday, June 6, 2021, Robert Martin, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 86. 

Yvonne Laura Narciso Marcus Barnum of Coronado passed away in Carlsbad on June 20, 2021, with her daughter by her side. She was 75.

Coronado resident, Jennie Cabral Ontiveros Galvan, passed away on April 26, 2021 at the age 92. She passed peacefully with her husband Joseph, and her family at her side.

Anne Dunn Comphel passed Jan. 30, 2021 in Des Moines, Washington after a long illness.

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The children of Coronado just lost a prized life and football coach.

Peter Henry Hill Dunn Jr was born March 7, 1925 in Bremerton, Washington to Lt. Peter Henry Hill Dunn and Leila Scott Dunn of Washington DC. He died peacefully at his home in Coronado on Jan. 9, 2021. He was 95 years old.

Isabella was born in San Diego to Ruth Reynolds Murray and Paul Chaney Murray. Her first home was in Coronado were she was raised with her extended family of aunts and uncle and lots of cousins. She graduated from Coronado high school class of 1947.

Florence Zahn, née Fix, was the beloved wife of Irwin and dear mother of Carol (Tom) Vince, Joni Rose Diskint and Dorothy Frankel. Florence was the loving grandmother of James (Corrine), Nathaniel and Jeremy Diskint, and great-grandmother of Talia Diskint. Florence passed away on June 11.

John Elwell passed away on May 12, 2021 in Delray Beach, Florida.

Charles W. Hayes, a devoted community member of Coronado known for his public service, died peacefully on April 14, 2021, following ongoing treatment for long-term conditions.

Thomas Barrett Leary died at home surrounded by his family, including his beloved wife, Stephanie, on May 21, 2021. He was 89.

Kathy, a registered nurse and longtime Coronado resident, passed away on April 24, 2021.

Our beloved Nancy passed away peacefully in her home on April 26, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. Nancy had been battling lung cancer for the past year. She was a fighter, cancer had met its match, but sadly the deadly disease ultimately came out victorious. Nancy was the most caring, compas…