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Claremont Obituaries

Longtime Claremont resident Robert “Bob” Boss died June 2 at Claremont Manor Care Center.

Longtime Claremont resident Sally Lynn Davis died peacefully on May 5, 2022 at the age of 85. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, community volunteer, neighbor, friend and so […]

Claremont resident Howard Spaulding Fuller died peacefully on May 15 at Pilgrim Place, his home for 28 years. He was 93.

Daniel “Dan” Robert DeChaine Jr. died peacefully on May 20, after a short illness.

John Owen Regan died May 13, 2022 at Mt. San Antonio Gardens in Claremont, California. He was 90 years old.

Wife, mother, artist, teacher and community activist Mary Hughes died March 9 at her home in Claremont. She was 69.

Elisabeth Mott DesCombes, known as Lis, died unexpectedly at her home on March 26. She was nearing a full recovery from surgery for a spinal infection and was looking forward to returning to her passions.

Ellen Marie Dauchy (née Maloney), age 73, of Ontario, died April 2 at San Antonio Regional Hospital in Upland.

Artist and antique dealer Gary Michael Keith, a longtime resident of both the Central Coast and Upland, died suddenly on December 20, 2021 from unknown causes shortly after a routine surgery.

Beloved son and longtime fixture in the Claremont music scene, Pebber Brown, died suddenly in late February at the age of 62.

Sam Silvas, resident of Claremont for 22 years, died March 8. He was 57 years old.

Andrew Mackenzie Douglas, dear son, brother and uncle, died at home in Pomona on April 15. He was 32.

Born Charles Worthing Freitas on November 24, 1942, to Worthing Charles Freitas and Jordis Astrid Nelson Freitas, Chuck grew up in the orange groves of 1940s and ‘50s Orange County.

Betty Louise Thresher was born in Hampden, Massachusetts on February 7, 1935. She departed this life April 4 at her home in Nipomo.

Dru Curtis Gladney, Ph.D., died unexpectedly while snowboarding at Mt. Baldy on one of his favorite holidays, St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday, March 17.

Rick Calhoun, who attended elementary schools in Claremont and high school in Corona del Mar, California, died March 12 at age 67.

Arigo Ignacio Sugihara was born September 26, 1945 to Shigeyoshi Sugihara, a Japanese national, and Antonia Vermeer Sugihara, a Dutch Indonesian, in Batavia, the capital of the Dutch East Indies presently known as Jakarta, Indonesia. Both parents preceded him in death.