Friday, November 27, 2020

Obituaries

Services Scheduled: Dottie Martin – Library Volunteer

DOROTHY "DOTTIE" CHERRY MARTIN 1928 - 2012 CORONADO - Dottie Martin, long-time island resident, and wife of Captain Richard W. Martin USN...

Obituary: Diana Denise Nadel 1941-2012

Diana Denise Nadel of Coronado, California, passed away on February 29, 2012. Diana was born on August 21, 1941 in Harrisburg, PA, the...

Obituary: Harry Feucht, 1923-2012

MAJOR HARRY PAUL FEUCHT, JR. Master Woodworker, Family Man Harry Feucht, 1923-2012. CORONADO – A master woodcarver and builder, Harry Feucht (pronounced...

Obituary: Coronado’s Johnny Downs Jr. 1944-2011

JOHNNY DOWNS JR. 1944-2011 CORONADO - Johnny Downs Jr. was born in Hollywood, California to a famous Hollywood actor. He entered...

Dr. Frank Tiffany, M.D. 1946–2011

FRANK JOHN TIFFANY, M.D. Vietnam Vet, Popular Doctor CORONADO – Vietnam was a long way from Coronado. Doctor Frank Tiffany had...

Obituary: Navy Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Darrik Benson

SEAL was killed in downing of helicopter in Afghanistan Darrik Benson planned to reenlist for four more years and then leave the military,...

The Coronado Obituary Writer

LOCAL WRITER/HISTORIAN TACKLESOBITUARIES BEFORE AND AFTER THE FACT CORONADO – "I've written obituaries for everyone from admirals to beach bums," said Joe Ditler. "I've...

WARREN M. COX … 1919 – 2011

MIKE COX, 91, RECIPIENT OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS CORONADO – On December 26, 1944 Mike Cox was flying his PBM Mariner...

Gilbert “Gil” Ray Roesch 1929 – 2011

Gil Roesch Dies at 82:Local Developer and Tennis Player CORONADO - Gil Roesch had movie star good looks, the Wisdom of Solomon...

Mary Carriger Heinz; 1921-2011

Mary Carriger Heinz1921-2011 "Let me live in my house by the side of the road, Where the race of men go by …...

A Tribute to Phyl Kraus, 1928 – 2011

Phyllis Kraus, 82 Long-time Coronado Resident, Philanthropist Phyllis Kraus led a varied, interesting and fulfilling life. Phyllis Marie Ryan was born in...

Howard Pollock, Alaska’s 2nd congressman, dies in Coronado, CA

Howard Pollock, former Alaska congressman and a key political player in the early years of statehood, died Sunday in Coronado, Calif. He was 90....
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Election Integrity

Submitted by Frank CorahIt is vitally important in this contentious Presidential election that the American people, regardless of their political persuasion, trust the election...

Fate of The Ferry Landing Marketplace at Risk

Submitted by Marilyn FieldBad news for those who appreciate the quirky charms of The Ferry Landing Marketplace buildings: their fate is hanging in the...

This Isn’t Coronado

Submitted by Carolyn RogersonRecently Coronado has been in local news and national social media for a sad, shocking reason. Those who would not like...

Nick Kato for CUSD School Board 2020: Video Interviews

Submitted by Nick KatoHello Coronado! I’ve collected the various video interviews I’ve done with notable and well-respected members of the community. I’ve been so...

NEW STORIES

Home in Coronado for the Holidays

There is no place like “Home in Coronado for the Holidays” and the City is working on plans for free activities for the entire...

Coronado Crime Report (November 14 through November 20)

The information below is provided weekly from the Coronado Police Department and then summarized for publication. Crimes Reported: Restraining Order Violation on B AvenueTemporary restraining order...

Mel Moore (1929-2020)

He served his country proudly in Korea and Vietnam as a pilot in the US Navy. In 1967, at the age of 38, Captain...

Health Officials Urge You to Keep Holiday Celebrations Small, Short and Safe

Given the surge in San Diego County cases and hospitalizations due to COVID-19, County health officials are urging San Diegans to keep Thanksgiving and...

Giving Thanks by Giving Back – Thanksgiving Meals to the Monarch School (video)

They are giving thanks by giving back… Coronadoans are providing 600 Thanksgiving meals today across the bridge to the kids of the Monarch School,...