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.

A beloved Coronado resident for many years, by way of Wisconsin, has lost a sister, wife, step-mom, daughter, cousin, friend and aesthetician on May 8, 2020 after a hard fought battle with ovarian cancer. Penny Jo King, born April 14, 1959 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin passed away peacefully at h…

Helen Salerni, a long time resident of Coronado, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2020. Helen would have been 98 years old next month.

Chloe Cahalan Campbell was born on Aug. 24, 1922 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, the daughter of Katherine Cahalan Campbell and Roger Albert Campbell. Her father was an attorney, her mother an English teacher. Her grandfather served on the Territorial Commission when South Dakota became a state.

Alison Elizabeth Newhall, 73, passed away peacefully from cancer at her home in Coronado with her loving husband by her side on Saturday April 18, 2020.

Beloved by all he met, Dennis K. McCormack, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away peacefully with family by his side after 81 years of life on April 14, 2020 at Sharp Coronado after complications from pneumonia.

Virginia Bond, 90, of Chesapeake, Virginia, passed away on March 21, 2020. 

Gerald (Jerry) Easton died on Coronado on Feb. 2, 2020.

William (Bill) Rehm, age 91, passed away peacefully at home in Coronado, with his wife by his side, on March 2, 2020. Bill was born in Chicago, raised in River Forest, Illinois and attended University of Illinois and graduated from Rolla School of Mines in Missouri.

Dick Chilcott of Coronado and Greeley, Colorado, peacefully closed his eyes for the last time on March 21, 2020.

Jennifer Ann Slater, 47 of Imperial Beach, passed away from cancer on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at home.

Sandy Baird Armstrong of San Diego, a former resident of Coronado, died March 5, 2020, at her home, surrounded by loved ones. She was 76.

A loving mother and grandmother, Mary-Ann Ellinger passed away peacefully from complications due to old age at her home at the Coronado Retirement Village. She was surrounded by family.

Barbara Jeanne Anderson RN, 77, of Coronado, died peacefully on Sunday, March 15, 2020, in the family home built in the 1920’s, where she had resided since 1973.

Nick passed into everlasting life in the early morning hours of March 6, 2020. He had been in declining health since suffering a stroke in 2014. During the last four months of his life he was a resident of the Meridian at Lake San Marcos Retirement Community Memory Care. It was a happy place…

A popular resident of Coronado for 50 years, Rita Wack, was born Sept. 1, 1933 in Decatur, Illinois. Rita’s father was the local milkman and she sometimes rode along with him in his horse and cart on his regular rounds. Rita was often in the company of her cousins who introduced her to her l…

Marcus Mendolia, age 28, of San Diego, and formerly of Erie, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Born in Erie, March 11, 1991, he was a son of Amy Sue (Gostomski) Mendolia, of Erie, and the late Randall L. “Randy” Mendolia and dear nephew of Cynthia Mendolia.

Dennis, a kind man who was a friend to all who met him, died peacefully in his home on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 after losing his battle with cancer.

Margie Stearns, 97, joined her husband, Ted Stearns, in heaven on Feb. 27, 2020.

We are saddened to share the passing of Louis Charles “Mac” McIntosh, ENCM (DV/PJ), U.S. NAVY, at 73 years old at sunset on Feb. 11, 2020.

Wilbur Washington Walker, 81, died peacefully at home, with family by his side Feb. 3, 2020, in San Diego, California.

David MacDonald, 64, father, brother, adventurer, entrepreneur and friend to many passed away on Jan. 4, 2020 after a short battle with cancer.

James Frank Henry was a lifelong Coronado resident. He was the son of Richard Henry and Marie Frankenberger Henry and he had one sister, Joy.

The ever so beautiful and full of laughter Margo Beh, 97, has joined her husband Dick to plan their next party in heaven. Margo’s adventurous spirit and quick wit touched everyone who met her.

Helen Blakely was born to John and Ruth Blakely on July 18, 1942 in Coronado. She was born in Hadley Hall, the old annex of the Coronado Hospital on Orange Avenue. She attended Coronado schools, kindergarten through 12.

Retired Navy Captain James T. Corbett left the field of play on the evening of Jan. 1, 2020 after a heroic 28-month battle with metastatic melanoma.

Gloria Whalen, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Dec. 24, 2019 at age 93.

Barbara Cavendish passed away peacefully on Jan. 20, 2020. Many of her dear friends will miss hearing about all her shopping excursions, a hobby Barbara thoroughly enjoyed.

Claudette Helene (Cason) West, 82, passed peacefully in her home of 50+ years in Coronado on June 20, 2019.

Mary C. Merill passed away in her home on Dec. 17, 2019.

Carl Jennings was descended from Southern gentlemen. He devoted his life to the Lord and affected the lives of thousands of Coronado residents over the years. He died Jan. 11, 2020 of natural causes. He was 91.

John Edwards Gaskin, 78, passed away due to complications from cancer.

The oldest child of Helen Elizabeth LeFevre Ritchie and Thomas Calvin Ritchie, Sherwood LeFevre Ritchie was born in Coronado during his father’s duty station there. His father was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Class of 1924. His mother was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Sh…

Joseph Salim Abi-Hashim was born on Feb. 4, 1937 in Beirut, Lebanon. He had two brothers and one sister and grew up in and around Beirut, where he also graduated from the American University (AUB). After moving to Rhode Island and getting his Masters Degree, he became an attaché for the Leba…

Marion McKechnie Flynn, 85, a devoted mother, wife and beloved by many, passed away on Jan. 4, 2020 in Coronado after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

William Travis Morgan, former CEO of mutual fund pioneer Waddell & Reed, and beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, left this life on Dec. 30, 2019, passing away peacefully in the arms of his loving family, after 91 full years of life.

Marie “Honey” Carol Majercin-Hyde lived life her way, fully and faithfully. Marie’s adventurous spirit guided her from Hawaii to California and Florida, where her caring nature touched everyone she met. Marie’s love and compassion for others were not bound by denomination, faith or culture; …

Sandra Marie Hoye passed away suddenly in an accident on Dec. 14, 2019.

Lynn Ellen Adamson, née Farne, 69, took a first class flight to heaven on Jan. 1, 2020 in San Diego, California with her daughter Alexandra “Alex” (CHS ’09) by her side.

Marshall Saunders, founder and president of the advocacy organization Citizens’ Climate Lobby, passed away at his home in Coronado on Dec. 27, 2019, at the age of 80.

Lucas had no acquaintances, only conversations, hundreds of them. And once a conversation had been engaged, a friendship was born.

Ruth M. Pierson passed peacefully on Oct. 9, 2019, at Scripps Hospital, Chula Vista at age 98. She was a 67-year resident of San Diego, 17 years in Coronado and 50 in Bonita.

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We say goodbye to our loving mother and wife, Anne Bower, who lost her fight to ovarian cancer on Nov. 3, 2019.

Jeannette Terese Rodgers passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on Oct. 28, 2019 in Redlands, California.

Duncan Alexander “Sandy” Ferguson passed away surrounded by his family on Oct. 18, 2019 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. A popular and dedicated figure in the Coronado community, his presence will be deeply missed.

Violet passed away peacefully on Oct. 5, 2019, at the incredible age of 97 surrounded by family.