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i 2B Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Albert Vincent Jones Albert Vincent Jones, 91, former principal of Hopkins Junior High School in Fremont, died on May 23 at his home in Bethel Island. Albert was a former Christian Brother, and was educated at St. Monica's in San Francisco, Mont La Salle in Napa and Saint Mary's College in Moraga..He earned two Masters Degrees in the areas of teaching, counseling and school administration• His long career in education led to his being named Fremont Unified School District Administrator of the Year in 1982. After retirement from Fremont Unified, A1 founded and led the "Seniors in Schools" program in the Fremont schools that brought senior citizens into classrooms to serve as tutors. He devoted time to his favorite charity, the LEO Center, a tutoring center in Oakland which provides after school help to children in need. Always grateful for his time in the Christian Brothers, Al wrote a book on the origins of an organization of former Christian Brothers, Les Amis des Frers. Albert and his first wife, Clara Lorenzana (deceased), raised fe children, Tim Jones and Clare Churchill of Quincy (husband Denny), Steve Jones of Chico (deceased), Andrea O'Rourk: of Haitey, Idaho, and Jon Jones (wife Allison) of Lafayette. All of his children had been with him in the days before his death. Albert's second wife Sharon Belshaw, is a former superintendent of Fremont Unified School District• Albert had many passions which included keeping his large family connected: In 1969, Albert and Clara, along with their five children, built a family cabin in Graeagle. The project .kept the family busy and they spent many years enjoying their time in the mountains. Graeagle held a special place in Albert's heart, and it eventually led to four of his children making their homes in Plumas County. Later in life, Albert's largest desire was to keep the large and extended family connected and supporting one another. He was fascinated with his family history, supporting his friends and family, celebrating as much as possible, cheering for his beloved 49ers and Giants, supporting his church and charities, and keeping in touch through Facebook, e-mail, phone calls and personal visits• Keeping his loving family connected was his passion• He is survived by his sister, Pauline McConnell, sister-in-law, Emma Jones, wife, Sharon, four children, six grandchildren: Anna Abdo, Derek Jones, Angle Peeler, Tyler Jones, Jason Nelson and Jeremy Stephenson, and five great-grandchildren, countless nieces, nephews, great- and grand-nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are private but friends and family will gather for a public Rosary and brief memorial at Berge, Papas, Smith Chapel of the Angels in Fremont on Friday, June 27 at 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Al's honor to the LEO Center, PO Box 3228, Oakland, California or Vitas Hospice Suite #140 Lennon Lane, Walnut Creek. CA 94598. Steven R. Jones Steven R. Jones, 56, passed away peacefully at home, in his sleep, on May 31, 2014, in Chico. A commercial plumbing contractor for over 30 years, SteVen had recently settled in Chico with his partner Esa Murray after ending a short career as an independent, long-hall truck driver• He was born in Modesto on Sept. 26, 1957, and raised in Fremont. Steven was passionate about spending time with his children and grandchildren, influencing them with his creative and adventuresome spirit. He was a builder and remodeler, a volunteer and friend, who shared skills not just across his community but in Ireland, Poland and France. He loved traveling, coaching youth sports, umpiring, flying (he held a commercial pilot's license), boating and scuba diving. And he loved the San Francisco Giants. Steven is survived by his children Angela Peeler (Charlie), of Chico, Tyler Jones, of Livermore; granddaughters Harper and Ella Peeler; sisters Clare Churchill (Denny), of Quincy, and Andrea O'Rourke, of Halley, Idaho; brothers Tim Jones, of Quincy, and Jon Jones (Allison), of Walnut Creek; by his partner, Esa Murray, of Chico; stepmother, Sharon Belshaw-Jones, of Bethel Island, and former wife, Ann Clark, of Livermore. He was preceded in death by his father, Albert Jones, of Bethel Island, and his mother, Clara Jones, of Fremont. A graveside memorial was held June 14 at Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward. Donations in Steve's name and memory can be made to the San Francisco Giants Community Fund at sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com / sf/ community. Deborah Ann Causemaker Deborah Ann Causemaker passed away suddenly on June 4, 2014, and is now with her beloved son Michael Guerra and the Lord. Deborah was born Dec. 23, 1957, to Robert and Marcia Causemaker in Oakland, and grew up in Sacramento. Deborah moved to Plumas County in the summer of 1986 to raise her children. Monuments • Benches Signs ° Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE - NATURAL STONE 110 PACIFIC STREET, P.O. Box 1766 • PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 FAX (530) 832-6828 WPNW.CHILCOOTMONUM ENT.NET Deborah received several degrees at Feather River College over the years and lad recently worked for Plumas County Mental Health. Deborah enjoyed camping, fishing, cooking, her children, grandchildren and studying the Lord. Deborah is preceded in death by her father Robert Causemaker and son Michael Guerra. Deborah leaves behind her mother Marcia Causemaker, brother Steven Causemaker, sister Diane McKinna, sons Daniel Elledge, Benjamin Elledge, daughters Joy (Bryan) Strecker, Rachel Elledge (Walter Mathison), Angela (Robert) Manjeot, Rebecca (Chad) Mason and 10 precious grandchildren. Services were held June 14 at the First Baptist Church in Quincy• Any donatigns can be made to Mannies Funeral Home, 380 Rio Grande St., Portola, CA 96122. James Boyce Lynch Our nation and the world have lost another Of the greatest generation• James Boyce Lynch passed from this life peacefully under the compassionate care of the staff at Country Villa-Quincy Saturday morning, June 7, 2014, following a valiant battle with heart failure• Born April 13, 1923, in ; Kerman to the late Everett and Ozelle (Page) Lynch, he, was raised and educated in the Madera area where he graduated from Madera High School as a member of the class of 1941. Shortly following his graduation from high school Jim followed in his father's footsteps, a World War I veteran, and enlisted in the Armed Forces. He was chosen as a flight cadet and following his graduation from flight school he went on to fly the "Hump" in C-46s and C-47s supplying the Chinese in Burma throughout World War II. Jim is one of the last survivors of this mission. Following his graduation from flight school and while on leave Jim married the love of his life, Patricia Bammer a union that lasted 69 years, 9 months and'15 days only to end at her passing in February of this year. Upon Lt. Lynch's honorable discharge from the military following WWII, he began what became a 39-year career with Pacific Gas and Electric where he retired as one of their electrical engineers. Jim was proud of the fact that it took the company three men to replace him. At the onset of the Korean War, Jim returned to active duty and served his country as a supply officer in Korea. He returned to PG&E following the war. Other than his family, Jim's passion in life was aviation and he continued his love of flight as an instructor and longtime aircraft owner throughout his life. As his health deteriorated. Jim found great pleasure in watching the History Channel. He was a devout member of the Roman Catholic faith and when health permitted he attended St. John's Catholic Church in Quincy. In passing, Jim leaves his sons John T. Lynch and his wife Angelina of Dayton, Nevada, James B: Lynch, II of Reno, Nevada, and Jeffrey J. Lynch of Quincy, along with his loving grandchildren Sarah, Seana, Jessica and Jordan and great-grandchildren Logan, Noah, Emma and Elle. He joins his loving wife Patricia, brother Boyd and sister Prebble in their eternal home. A NIass 0fChristian Burial was celebrated for the repose of Jim's soul at St. John's Catholic Church in Quincy Saturday morning June 14. Interment will take place alongside his late wife in the Calvary Cemetery in Madera. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at fehrmanmortuary.com. MARRIAGE LICENSES June 6 Kristie Marie Jones and Milton Ray Holstrom, both of Truckee: Jonathan Trent Tavares and Erin Elizabeth Rice, both of Sparks, Nev. June 9 David Corey Fancher and Stephanie Danielle Mohawk. both of Quincy• June 10 Ashley Lynn Kresoja and Charles Henry Giguiere IV, both of Reno, Nev. Daniel Louis Kilborn and Jessica Irene Bauer, both of Reno, Nev. CELEBRATION of LIFE Bob Merriman A celebration of life will be held for Bob Mtrriman on June 21, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Almanor West Recreation Area. Those with hot rods or classic cars are encouraged to bring them and park on the lawn. CARDS of THANKS Thank you everyone who sent cards or came to Joe's service and receptions to honor him and share memories of so many good times• Special thanks to the Free and Accepted Masons of Sincerity Lodge No. 132 and their families for arranging the service and reception at the hall, the American Legion Post 568 for stepping in with better-than military honors, all my co-workers at Feather Publishing for the newspaper announcemen{s', Katherffie " and Jennifer elogg for=the beautiful programs, and the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce for the sound equipment w enjoyed using at so many parades• I'm trying not to cry anymore, but how does one say goodbye to such a great man? Sincerely, Alicia Knadler See Thanks, page 3B CELEBRATE/00 LIFE LIVED. With over 25 years experience, Greg Marr and Associates have been a part of your family when you've needed them most. Find out how you can celebrate the life of your loved one with gentle guidance and individual touch. 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