Reno Obituaries

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via CBS News 

    4 bears in New Hampshire overdose on chocolate

    New Hampshire's bear expert is proposing to eliminate the use of chocolate as bait after four bears were found dead at one trapping site due to a chocolate overdose. The bears - two female adults and two cubs - were found dead within 50 feet of where a hunter had put down 90 pounds of chocolate and doughnuts as bait in September, The Concord Monitor reported .

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via Tahoe Daily Tribune 

    Thomas Burton Dixon

    Thomas was born on Oct. 16, 1990, to Thomas D. Dixon and Melanie D. Burton in Grand Junction, Co. and passed away on Dec. 26, 2014 in Reno, Nv.

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  • Sunday Jan 18 | via Silver City Sun-News 

    Former entertainment executive Alan Hirschfield dies...

    Alan Hirschfield, a former entertainment executive who helped make the 1970s movies "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Taxi Driver," has died. He was 79. Son Marc Hirschfield says the former chief executive of Columbia Pictures died Thursday at his home in Wilson, Wyoming, of natural causes.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via KRNV-TV Reno 

    Funeral services for fallen 13-year-old open to the ...

    Funeral services are set for a teen who died last week after falling through an ice covered pond in the Double Diamond area of south Reno. South Reno Baptist Church will hold a funeral for 13-year-old Austin Pendergrass this Saturday, Jan. 17 at 3:30 p.m. The family says it will open the funeral to the public and they want to send a message to other parents to teach children to respect and understand the dangers of ice.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via Chico Enterprise-Record 

    Police: Man in pension fraud appears to have killed ...

    A defendant in a bribery scandal at the California Public Employees' Retirement System - the nation's largest public pension fund - has died just weeks before he was set go on trial. Alfred Villalobos' attorney, Bruce Funk, said his client died Tuesday in Reno, Nevada after a prolonged illness.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via SFGate 

    Defendant in California pension fund fraud case dies

    A defendant in a bribery scandal at the California Public Employees' Retirement System - the nation's largest public pension fund - died just weeks before his trial was set to start. Alfred Villalobos ' attorney, Bruce Funk , said his client died Tuesday in Reno, Nevada, after a prolonged illness.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via Brandon Sun 

    Defendant in California pension fraud case dies afte...

    A defendant in a bribery scandal at the California Public Employees' Retirement System - the nation's largest public pension fund - died just weeks before his trial was set to start. Alfred Villalobos' attorney, Bruce Funk, said his client died Tuesday in Reno, Nevada, after a prolonged illness.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via ABC News 

    Defendant in California Pension Fund Fraud Case Dies

    A defendant in a bribery scandal at the California Public Employees' Retirement System - the nation's largest public pension fund - died just weeks before his trial was set to start. Alfred Villalobos' attorney, Bruce Funk, said his client died Tuesday in Reno, Nevada , after a prolonged illness.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via Lake County Examiner Online 

    James Leroy Heflin, Sr.

    James Leroy Heflin, Sr., 72, died at his home on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.James was born to Albert and Mary Heflin in Madera, Calif.

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  • Tuesday Jan 13 | via Telegraph-Forum 

    LaFrance, Michael

    Michael H. LaFrance BUCYRUS: Michael H. LaFrance, 57 of Bucyrus passed away on Friday at The Ohio State University Hospital, his death was unexpected. Michael was born August 18, 1957 in Dearborn, MI to the late Wilfred LaFrance and Elizabeth Oren of Reno, NV.

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  • Friday Jan 9 | via KTVN Reno 

    Community Mourns After South Reno Ice Accident

    The community is mourning the loss of a 13-year-old boy one day after he fell through the ice of a south Reno pond and died several hours later. The boy was under water for nearly 40 minutes before rescuers were able to pull him from the icy water.

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  • Thursday Jan 8 | via Morning Journal 

    Jeanette Stefane

    Jeanette G. "Nettie" Stefane, age 76, of Salem, died at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the Salem Regional Medical Center of Salem. She was born November 11, 1938 in Salem, Ohio, daughter of the late Harriet Harris Krumlauf.

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  • Sunday Jan 4 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Rynear, Nina Louise

    NINA LOUISE RYNEAR, 98 WINTER HAVEN - Nina Louise Rynear, 98, of Winter Haven, passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at The Meadows at Cypress Gardens. Born July 11, 1916, in Cochranville, PA, to Frederick and Nina Natalie Drane Cox, she moved to Florida in 1995, previously living in Reno, NV, and Los Altos Hills, CA.

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  • Thursday Jan 1 | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Dean, Bette

    Bette Dean Bette Dean passed away peacefully with family by her side on December 29, 2014 at the age of 92. Born to Hiram and Elizabeth Brummett April 10, 1922 on Spreckels Sugar Plantation in Napa, CA. Bette married Charles William Dean July 3, 1941 in Reno NV and later had their marriage solemnized in the Oakland Temple.

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  • Thursday Jan 1 | via Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune 

    Steven Curtis Long

    Steven Curtis Long of Stringer, Miss. passed away December 27, 2014 after a tough battle with cancer.

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  • Dec 29, 2014 | via The Union Democrat 

    Obituaries for Dec. 29, 2014

    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication.

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  • Dec 27, 2014 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Vincent Barboza

    Vincent Barboza, 80, of Wareham died Dec. 25, 2014 in Tobey Hospital, Wareham. He was the husband of Jeanette Barboza and the son of the late Theodore and Loretta Barboza.

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