William F. Burns died Aug. 5 at the VA hospital in Palo Alto at the age of 75.
Mr. Burns was born in Philadelphia in 1933 and attended Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pa. He spent many years working and traveling in the food distribution business and ultimately moved his family to Pleasanton, where his children were raised and he ultimately started his own food brokerage business. Once retiring, Mr. Burns moved to Jamestown where he has spent the last 20 years.
He is survived by children, Bill Burns Jr., Tim Burns and Kelly Capilla of Pleasanton; Mary Burns of San Francisco and Erin Burns of Brighton, England. He is also survived by his former wife, Patricia L. Burns of Pleasanton; and grandchildren, Kirk, Clint, Megan and Ainslee. He was preceded in death by his son, John P. Burns of Kau, Hawaii.
Services were scheduled for Aug. 14 at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church. Donations may be made to Boys Town, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010, or Saint Rose Parish, 300 Kings Highway, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035.
Tomohito Kudo died Aug. 15 at the age of 18.
Mr. Kudo, a native of Japan, was born April 24, 1991 and was a resident of Pleasanton for the past seven years.
He attended Harvest Park Middle School and Amador Valley High School. He loved basketball, and especially Jiujitsu.
He is survived by his parents, Shinichi Kudo and Siewhong Toh of Pleasanton; and brother and sister, Takafumi Kudo and Shiori Kudo of Pleasanton.
There will be a service at a later date.