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Date: Friday, 21 November 2014, at 1:22 a.m.

Bernice G. Delgado
Livermore resident Bernice G.
Delgado passed away on Saturday,
August 30, 2008. She was 77.
She was born in Oakland, California
on June 27, 1931. She is a member
of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in
Livermore. She loved her family unconditionally;
they were first and foremost
in her life. Bernice was an avid
reader, she loved her books and living
in Livermore.
She was preceded in death by husband
Tony in 1998, and her brother
Joseph in 2001. She is survived by her
daughters, Rosemary Guerrero and
husband Paul of Livermore, Sharon
Johnson of PA; sons, Tony Delgado
and wife Hillari of Modesto, Michael
Delgado of WA; sister, Rose Simpson
and husband Duke of UT, grandchildren,
Joseph and Michael Delgado,
Christopher and Allison Johnson, and
numerous nieces and nephews.
A Chapel Blessing Service was
held Sept. 5 in Livermore. Burial was
at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery.
Donations can be made in her
memory to the American Heart Association
or Diabetes Association.
Arrangements by Callaghan Mortuary.

Shane Joseph O'Neill
Livermore resident Shane Joseph
O'Neill died September 2, 2008. He
was born Nov. 13, 1942.
He was a champion power lifter
and a member of the USA Power
Lifting Association, 35 year member
of the American Chemical Society and
a member of the Society for Applied
Spectroscopy. He was a devoted
member of the Cedar Grove Community
He is survived by his wife Susan
O’Neill, brother of Owen and wife
Mary, children Shanna, Bridgette and
husband Gama, Kathleen and husband
Mike, Patricia and husband Robert,
Kristina and husband Aaron, David
and wife Cherrylin, foster children
Sophia, Leah, and Patrick, grandchildren
Lorenzo, Nico, Crystal, Angel,
Anthony, Aubrey, Jordan, Dawson,
Shaylee, Cassidy and Korbin and
many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sept. 6
at Cedar Grove Community Church in
Livermore. Private burial was at Holy
Cross Cemetery, Colma.
Arrangements by Callaghan Mortuary.

Judith (JJ) "Jennifer" Anne Johnstone
JJ Passed away August 29, 2008
at the age of 69 at Kaiser Hospital in
Walnut Creek. Her family was by her
She was a Livermore resident. JJ
loved spending time with her grandchildren,
enjoyed reading and watching
She was preceded in death by the
love of her life, Dave Elkins, who
Passed away in 2004 after spending 24
amazing years together. She is survived
by her children Kirk (Diane)
Johnstone of Concord, Jeff Johnstone
of Livermore, Jeff (Angela) Elkins of
Livermore, and Karen Bartlett of Livermore,
her best friend of 25 years,
Marilyn Elkins of Livermore, her
brother Jimmy (Nancy) Burleigh of
Union City, grandchildren Jamie and
Curtis Johnstone of Oakley, Cory,
Ryan, Jacob and Chelsea Bartlett of
Livermore, a niece Michelle
Vandermey and several other nieces
and nephews who were dear to her.
Funeral services were held Sept. 4
at Cornerstone Fellowship in Livermore.
Arrangements by Callaghan Mortuary.

Ernest "Ernie" Pontes Cambra
Ernie passed away peacefully at
the age of 85 in Riverside, CA on
August 29, 2008.
He was born Nov. 15, 1922 to
Joseph and Marie Cambra in
Makaweli, Hawaii. He was best known
as a "meat and potatoes" man. Ernie
loved gardening, watching sports, trips
to Laughlin, and spending time with
his children and grandchildren. His
passion was horses. He was employed
with Noble Threewitt, where he held
the position as groomsman for over 30
years prior to retiring in 1986.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, four sisters, Marie, Francis,
Catherine and Margaret and three
brothers John, Joseph and William.
He is survived by three children Sharon
(Carl) Marsh of Pleasanton, Jeanne
(Jim) Brungard of Palm Desert and
Ben Cambra of Tulsa, four grandchildren
Carrie and Michael Marsh and
Jeff and Greg Cambra, sisters Henrietta
and Carol of Honolulu and by several
nieces and nephews who were very
dear to him.
Funeral services were held Sept. 5
in Livermore. Burial was at St. Augustine
Cemetery in Pleasanton.
Arrangements by Callaghan Mortuary.

Barbara Marcelja Casterson
Barbara Marcelja Casterson died
August 30, 2008. She was born Aug.
28, 1938 in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
and moved to California in 1969. Barbara
was a member of the California
Cattlemen's Association, Alameda
County Cattlewomen's Association,
and Farm Bureau.
She worked in child nutrition for 8
years in the Sunol School District and
for 12 years in the Pleasanton Unified
School District at Valley View School.
She loved farming and ranching almost
as much as she loved her husband
Clyde and her dog Fragile. On
any given day when she was younger,
you could see her wearing her sombrero
while cutting or bailing hay or
chasing cattle on an ATV.
She is survived by her husband
Clyde Casterson, sons Richard and
his wife Beverly Marcelja, Timothy
and his wife Sarah Marcelja, Theodore
Marcelja, Terence Marcelja, Tony and
his wife Joanne Marcelja, stepchildren
Louis and his wife Sharon
Casterson, John Casterson, Annette
Carpenter, Brenda Tom and Sandy
Casterson, 27 grandchildren, 18 great
grandchildren, two granddaughters
dear to her heart Amber Marcelja and
Nicole Casterson Smith and two very
special friends Linda Hageman and
Karen Smith.
She was preceded in death by her
mother and father Henry and Marjorie
Woznick, sister Rosemarie Leaflander,
brother David Woznick and daughter
Kathryn Mary Marcelja.
Services will be private. Barbara
loved and was loved by her husband,
family and friends. She will be missed.

Jo Anne Carol Roberts
Jo Anne Carol Roberts passed
away September 1, 2008. She was
born in San Francisco Feb. 26, 1957
and was raised in Hayward and San
Lorenzo. She and her family moved to
Livermore in 1989.
She was a loving wife, mother and
sister who dedicated her life to giving
to others.
She was preceded in death by her
mother Virginia Williams and father
Paul Williams. She is survived by her
husband of 29 years, Donald Roberts,
daughters Danielle (Cory) Spiller,
Virginia and Kaitlin of Livermore, all
of Livermore, grandchildren Aidan
and Liam Spiller of Livermore; sister
Janice (Brian) McLellan, nephews
Kevin and Nicolas McLellan of
Norman, Oklahoma, and mother and
father-in-law Shizuko and Loyd Roberts
of San Lorenzo.
A memorial service was held Sept.
6 in Livermore.
Arrangements by Callaghan Mortuary.

Sandra McKinley Wetherall
Sandra McKinley Wetherall, age
63, passed away on August 30, 2008
at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek
after a long illness.
She was born Dec. 28, 1944 in
Oakland, CA. She grew up in San
Leandro and attended St. Marys and
McKinley Schools, Bancroft Jr. High
and San Leandro High School. She
and her family moved to Dublin in the
late 1960s and later to Pleasanton.
Sandra is survived by her daughters
Evangeline Lewis and husband
Paul of Tracy, Emily Wetherall of
Pleasanton, stepdaughter Yvonne
Codde of Tracy and son William E.
Wetherall, grandchildren Christopher
and Amanda Lewis of Tracy and
Samantha Wetherall of Pleasanton,
step-grandchildren Gary and Kristie
Codde of Tracy and step great grandmother
to Jacob Codde. She is also
survived by a sister Lucile Phair of
Livermore and nieces Laura Phair and
Peggy Sharp of Livermore. She was
preceded in death by her ex-husband
of 28 years, William J. Wetherall and
her parents, William J. and Mabel E.
Memorial contributions in her
name can be made to Valley Humane
Society, 3670 Nevada St., Pleasanton.
A memorial service will be at noon
on Sept. 13 at St. Mark's Anglican
Church, 4005 So. Tracy Blvd., Tracy.
Private internment will be at Tracy
Public Cemetery.

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