Bettencourt, Doreen, 75, Doreen received her angel wings on March 8, 2019 leaving behind her husband Art, son Doug, daughter-in-law Pam, two grandchildren Noah and Kira, and many friends. She was born in Ellensburg, Washington on January 18, 1944, grew up in Seattle and moved to California in 1969 when she married Art. Doreen was an X-ray Technician for 33 years, 22 of which were at Pacifica Hospital in Huntington Beach. She loved people and made friends easily. Doreen enjoyed gardening, scrapbooking and time with her grandchildren. She attended bible studies, prayer groups and organized the Women's Retreat at Sts. Simon and Jude Church. That was her favorite weekend, the 46 years on retreat in Alhambra. The best week of the year was camping at the Cal family camp for 35 years. Her "Lair friends" became family. What great times they all had together. Doreen will be seen in God's beautiful sunsets, flowers and blooming trees. We will be together again.


Bond, William Stewart, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Gail (Lynch) Bond, his son Matthew Bond, wife Vanessa, kids Tyler, Allison, Amanda, and Veronica; his daughter Julia Bond; his daughter Melanie Bond Jones, husband James, kids Brianna and William; his brothers and sisters Tony Bond, Peter Bond, Mary Oberhaus, John Bond, Alice McWalters, Steve Bond, and Sarah Conley; many in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and many good friends. Bill was born and raised in the town of Hector, New York, the son of Lyman Ormsby Bond and Heyltje Stewart Bond. Bill went to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and majored in engineering. He graduated in 1957 and moved out west to California to begin his long career working for McDonnell Douglas. He met his wife Gail in CA and they were married in (?). They had three children. He enjoyed rock climbing, backpacking, and hiking with his family. Bill was a passionate runner and completed many marathons. After retiring from Douglas, Bill went to work for the FAA. He enjoyed his engineering career and his time spent with coworkers. He particularly enjoyed winning the chili cook off with his own chili recipe. Throughout his life he was an avid photographer. He loved spending time outdoors and up in the mountains. Most important though, Bill was a family man. He love spending time with his kids, grandkids, brothers and sisters, cousins and all those he unofficially adopted into his heart. Bond lived in Huntington Beach for over 50 years.


Grams, Eleanor Ann, 79, of Huntington Beach, died March 14, 2019


Hickey, John Patrick, 72, of Huntington Beach, died March 19, 2019


Hofmann, Enid Frances (Schuth), 93, peacefully went to be with our Lord March 15, 2019 in Corona del Mar. Enid was born April 23, 1925 in Huntington Beach, CA to Harold and Rachael Schuth. She spent her early years in Huntington Beach where she graduated High School, Class of 1943. Enid was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, volunteer & friend. She loved dancing, traveling with her family, volunteering in the surgical services and Nightingales at Hoag Hospital, Assistance League, and attending Mariner's Church. She is survived by her five children, Frances Ehle, Donna Garrett, Cathy Palmquist, Charles, & Lynn Hofmann; twelve grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one great-great grandson on the way! She was deeply loved and will be missed by all. A celebration of Enid's life will be held on March 22nd at 2:30 pm in the Mariner's Church Chapel, 5001 Newport Coast Dr., Irvine, CA 92603, with reception to follow. In lieu of sending flowers, consider donating to Star Rock Ministries in honor of Enid Hofmann, P.O. Box 996 San Clemente, CA 92674, Online guestbook is available at


Reddel, Edith "Dee" A., of Huntington Beach, died March 16, 2019


Rubino, Frank G., M.D., 85, 8/8/1933 - 2/14/2019 Frank G. Rubino, M.D. peacefully passed away 2/14/19. Frank is survived by his children, Doug and Dana Hopper; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. A celebration of Frank's life will be held on March 30th from 12:30 to 3:30 PM at St. Wilfrid of York Church, 18631 Chapel Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Orange County Council Boy Scouts of America for the Dr. Frank Rubino Endowment Fund. Entire obituary can be found at:


Wall, Sachiko, 86, of Huntington Beach, died March 16, 2019


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