Longtime Claremont resident Eve Tessier, 96, died December 17, 2017, in Salinas, California, where her son Thomas Miles Tessier lives.
Mrs. Tessier was born March 13, 1921 in Sterling, Illinois. She traveled west during World War II to teach dance lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studios in Los Angeles and to entertain US troops preparing for deployment in the Pacific. During this time she also received her training as a cosmetologist.
A party in honor of longtime Claremonter Len Munter will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 4 at Mt. San Antonio Gardens Assembly Room, 900 E. Harrison Ave.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Mr. Munter’s name to the Mt. San Antonio Gardens scholarship fund msagardens.org/giving or by check to Congregational Homes, 900 E. Harrison Ave., Pomona, CA 91767.
G. Worth George died November 22, 2017 at his home in Naperville, Illinois. He was 84 years old.
Mr. George was born on April 7, 1933 in Goshen, Indiana. He was an only child and was raised by his paternal grandfather. He graduated from Goshen High School in 1951.
He played the clarinet in high school and college, both in marching band and symphonies. He was also an avid ping-pong player. He loved reading, learning and sharing his knowledge.