Charlie Cooke (10/8/13)

Charlie Cooke, the Santa Clarita Valley’s most prominent Indian leader for more  than four decades, died September 21. Cooke, a spiritual leader of the Fernandeño-Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, who also embraced the Chumash culture, was 77. “He taught me that it’s important to reach down and touch mother earth…

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Minnie Ann Helvey Murphy (10/8/13)

Minnie Ann Helvey Murphy passed away  September 22, 2013 in Newhall. She was born on January 27, 1918 in Lang, CA (more commonly known as Soledad Canyon). Minnie was a direct descendent of Santa Clarita Valley pioneer, Thomas Findley Mitchell. Minnie was the Valedictorian of San Fernando High School in…

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Jerry Sauer (8/27/13)

Jerry Sauer, of Newhall passed away July 21, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Gerry Sauer, daughter Stephanie Sauer, both of Newhall, a brother and sister-in law Arthur and Betty Sauer of Spokane, Washington, niece Susan (Rodney) Erickson and nephew Michael Sauer of Spokane, Washington, mother-in-law…

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Mary Agnes Collins Becker (8/27/13)

Mary Agnes (Collins) Becker passed away peacefully August 16, in Newhall after a brief illness. She was a resident of the Santa Clarita Valley for 53 years. Mary was a devout Catholic and attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help. She was known for being loving and generous, donating to many…

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Darlene J. Fink (8/27/13)

After a wonderful life filled with laughter and great memories, Darlene J. Fink, 80, passed away on August 6, at her home in Saugus, with her family by her side. Darlene worked as a realtor at Day Realty and at Santa Clarita Bank as an Escrow Officer. In 1979 Darlene…

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Genevieve Margaret Marincola (8/27/13)

Genevieve Margaret Marincola, 94, of Canyon Country, passed away on August 15th after a short illness. Genevieve was born on June 30th, 1919, in Watertown, New York. At the age of 16, in 1935, she met her future husband, Tony, at her Godfather’s Italian restaurant. In June of 1940, Genevieve…

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