Kathryn Theresa “Kit” Tournay, a longtime Claremont resident, died on February 3, 2015 of a stroke. She was 87.
She was born March 18, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey where she graduated high school. Since World War II was in progress and women were needed in keeping the economy going, instead of college she went to work for Western Union where she became a teletype operator and night manager of a branch office at the age of 17.
Richard Boly Whitham died comfortably on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in Claremont after a short illness. He was 80.
He was a very humble man who loved his church, his family, his duplicate bridge, his German shepherd dogs, his sports and his Dodgers.
He was born in 1934 in Pomona to John Leroy Whitham and Sylvia Caroline Whitham.
Harry V. Jaffa, professor emeritus at Claremont McKenna College and the Claremont Graduate University, died on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Pomona Valley Hospital. He was 96.
Mr. Jaffa was born in New York City on October 7, 1918 to Arthur and Frances Landau Jaffa and grew up in Long Island. After earning a bachelor’s degree in English from Yale University, he took a job in Washington, DC
Longtime Redlands resident Anna Hollenberg died on December 20, 2014 at her home in Mount San Antonio Gardens in Claremont after a short illness. She was 85.
She was born in Los Angeles in December 1929 to Carl and Ruth Hoglund and raised in Alhambra. She graduated from the University of Redlands in 1951, where she met and married John Leland Hollenberg
An obituary is someone’s last hurrah. Whether it’s a modest list of the milestones in a life or a sprawling patchwork of events, traits, habits and hobbies, your obituary is your biography.
Your story isn’t only going to be read by friends and family members. Along with the police blotter, obituaries are the most widely read section of a newspaper. We want to read about how other people have lived, because we are all in the process of deciding how we should live. Here is a list of those Claremonters who passed in 2014.