Claremont Obituaries

Mother, grandmother, teacher, chemist, volunteer, church worker Ruth Allin died May 24. She was in hospice care at Pilgrim Place Health Services Center following a brief illness. She was born […]

Minor Collinsworth died in his sleep from advanced Alzheimer’s disease at home under hospice care on April 29 at age 78.

Marilyn Ellen Lubarsky was born June 9, 1952, at Queen of the Angels Hospital in Los Angeles, the first child of Ruth and Robert Lubarsky.

Jerry Carson, a longtime Claremont resident, died peacefully May 22 surrounded by his family and friends in Fort Smith, Arkansas, following a brief illness. He was 88 years old.

Gerald Dale Rude died peacefully May 24 at his home in Claremont with his wife, Shirley, holding one hand and his grandson, Jeremy, holding the other hand.

Perry Jamieson, a former Claremont resident and scenic artist who worked in theater production, died at an assisted living facility in San Luis Obispo, California, where she last resided, on February 6.

Kathryn Gibson Vickers was born in Texas on April 29, 1944 to George and Louise Gibson.

Kathleen Dourley (Catherine Norah McMullen) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on December 9, 1928, to a large Catholic family with roots in Scotland and Ireland.

Grandmother, teacher, ‘citizen of the world’ Martha “Mab” Bousman Voelkel died peacefully on April 24 at age 89. She was born November 21, 1934 in Manila, Philippine Islands to Hugh […]

Great-grandmother, traveler, volunteer Peggy L. Cheadle died at her home on May 14 surrounded by her family. She was born October 9, 1925, in Thomas, Washington. She was one of […]

Great-grandfather, educator, community organizer, advocate John Joseph Avila, long devoted resident of Pomona, was born March 24,1929 in Denver, to Carlotta “Lottie” and Roman Avila, Sr. The middle child of […]

Great-grandmother, missionary, librarian Elsie Freudenberger, a resident of Pilgrim Place, died suddenly but peacefully on April 27 at the age of 91. Elise was born June 14, 1932, in Santa […]

Grandfather, family man, Packers fan Steven Lester Hurt, a longtime resident of Claremont, died peacefully at his home on April 27 at the age of 71, with his wife by […]

Great-grandfather, pastor, volunteer John O. Najarian, Jr., 35-year Claremont resident and former pastor of Claremont Presbyterian Church, died April 11. John, 90, was a resident at Pilgrim Place. He was […]

“MaryPalooza, Mary’s celebration of a life very will lived,” services for Mary Jo Esquibel, who died March 30, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26 at 641 Ridgefield […]

Mother, longtime El Roble PE teacher, athlete, equestrian Marjery McBurney Jollymour was born in Pomona on March 17, 1938. She and her older sister Barbara lived with their parents Benjamin […]

Husband, father, veteran, engineer, volunteer, traveler John Marion Suchocki of Mount San Antonio Gardens in Pomona, California passed away due to heart failure on April 21, 2024 at 94 years […]