Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with his son Richard by his side. He was 79.
Volonte took his first teaching and coaching position at Anderson High School. He was recruited shortly after by the superintendent of schools in Pleasanton to teach at Amador Valley High School. The Volontes moved to Pleasanton in 1958, where he taught and coached until retiring in 1992.
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