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.

Nada M. Eischen was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts. She was the eldest daughter of Alice and Jack Tangway. She moved to La Jolla, California with her family in seventh grade and graduated from La Jolla High School in 1955 where she competed as a member of the badminton team and gracefully tw…

Anna Kirschner, a longtime and well-known resident of Coronado, died peacefully in her home of over 50 years on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. She was 90 years young at the time of her passing and was surrounded by her loving children, Barbara Kirschner Sosnowski and F. Curt Kirschner, Jr.

Allan was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

Family, friends and colleagues of Horace W. Scott are sad to report his passing on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Horace was 91 years old.

Marielle Beth Nagler was born in La Jolla on July 10, 1987. On October 28, 2021, at age 34, she passed away at Sharp Coronado Hospital. 

Arthur Connors, who loved playing Santa Claus at San Diego children’s library events and at the Hotel del Coronado, died peacefully at home in hospice care on Oct. 9, 2021 after a cancer diagnosis earlier this year.

Bonnie Banker Carpenter was born in Oakland, California on July 27, 1937, to Franklyn J. Banker and Grace L. Banker of Piedmont, California. She grew up in Piedmont and was a Camp Fire Girl earring the rank of Indian Princess. After graduating from high school, where she was student-body vic…

Mona Lee Kelley passed on to be with our Lord on Oct. 8, 2021.

Geri Johanssen passed away peacefully in her home in Coronado on Oct. 16, 2021 after a long battle with dementia. She had wonderful caregivers and family by her side at all times. She remained positive and grateful through her battle with dementia.

Ira was born in Brooklyn, New York and died in San Diego just a few days shy of his 88th birthday. He died as he lived, on his own terms. As failing health took away any quality of life, he died with dignity and a happy man! 

Sara Graves Griffin Working, affectionately known to those who loved her as “Ama,” or “Sally,” passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2021, in her lifelong home of Coronado, California.

Last year at this time, I purchased a beautiful candle with an apple scent and set to burning it for the better part of the day. Unfortunately it met with a bitter end - a satisfying swipe at the paws of a cantankerous cat, and a smash into a million pieces on the floor (cursed Gatsby!). My …

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.

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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.