Leroy “Rocky” Battles
Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away peacefully at his home in La Crescenta on February 20, 2011. He was 82 years young.
Rocky was born in Hastings, NE, on February 2, 1929, to Lyman Battles and Dorothy Rutt Battles. He attended Hastings High School, where he graduated in 1947, and soon […]
Leroy “Rocky” Battles
Jack M. Hollen
Jack passed away on April 17. He was born in Los Angeles in 1923, the son of James and Jennie Hollen and graduated from Marshall High School in 1941.
Jack joined the Navy in 1942 in their V-5 Program and he was able to further his education at various colleges while in the Navy. […]
Clark J. Boettcher
Clark J. Boettcher passed away peacefully on March 26 after a long battle at Verdugo Hills Hospital with his wife and son by his side.
Clark had been a resident of La Crescenta for most of his adult life. He was born on March 29, 1940 in Green Bay, Wis. to the late Ralph […]
Dina Michele Nardoni
Dina Michele Nardoni passed away suddenly from a blood clot at the age of 48 in Atlanta, Ga. on March 9. Born on Dec. 4, 1962, she was raised in La Crescenta and graduated from Crescenta Valley High School in 1981 where she was on the varsity tennis team. Dina was a Girl […]
Carlos Muro, 52, passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 19. He was born in Zacatecas, Mexico on Jan. 1, 1959, and immigrated to Los Angeles in 1968 with his mother and two sisters. Having to assume the role of patriarch early on, he delivered newspapers and worked as a vendor at Dodger Stadium […]
July 7, 1919 – Feb. 25, 2011
A dear friend and supporter of Shadow Hills and Sunland-Tujunga has been lost. Ivan Cole and his wife Roberta have been steadfast patrons of SHPOA, S/T Poet Laureate program, and the S/T Neighborhood Council through the years. They supported Bolton Hall since the 90s by taking part […]
Regina Joyce Hovland
Joyce Hovland of Tujunga passed away on Feb. 4.
Born on a farm in Filley, Nebr. on Oct. 26, 1927, she was the sixth of seven children born to Harry and Regina Hutchison.
From the age of 13 she attended Burbank schools and graduated from Burbank High School. She was introduced by her best friend […]
Trudy Gardner, a longtime resident of La Crescenta and Montrose, passed away on Jan. 27 at the age of 86. She is survived by her daughter Audrey Gardner of Los Angeles.
Trudy was born in Vienna, Austria and emigrated to the U.S. in 1939 as the German occupation was beginning. She married George Gardner in […]
Anthony Gebbia, a longtime resident of La Crescenta, died on Saturday, Jan. 22 after suffering a stroke on Nov 9.
Born July 4, 1924 in Newcastle, Pa., he attended Newcastle Senior High School and served in the U.S. Army for two years. After being discharged in 1948, he moved to the Los Angeles area. He […]
Geronima Gomez Naguit
Geronima Gomez Naguit was born on Sept. 30, 1934 in Tondo, Manila, Philippines and she passed away on Jan. 15 in Glendale. She was the third child of Jose Gomez and Flora Tolentino.
Geronima obtained her bachelor of science in education degree from the University of Santo Tomas and a master degree in education. […]