Obituaries

Lifelong Burbank Resident Vincent Stefano Jr. Recently Passed Away

Former Mayor was born on December 21, 1938, in Burbank, He graduated in the last winter class at John Burroughs High School in 1957.

Lee Paysinger a True Community Icon Passes Away

Burbank has lost a true original.  An advocate, a community icon, a wife, a friend, a mom, and a Nana.  Lee Paysinger was one of a kind and those that knew and loved her are mourning the loss of this beautiful force of nature.

Henry “Hank” Diel, Jr., Longtime Active Member Of Community, Recently Passes Away

Longtime active member of the Burbank community, Henry "Hank" Diel, Jr., passed away on May 18. His death "has created a giant hole in the family and the community."

Noted Magician Robert Gwodz, 86, Dies

Noted close-up magician and long time Burbank resident Robert (Bob) J. Gwodz, 86, died of natural causes on January 28, 2020

Gene Costa – Longtime Jordan, Burroughs Teacher Dies

Gene was hired by the District in 1961 and began teaching at Jordan Middle School, later transferring to John Burroughs High School where he taught Economics and Government

Services Announced for Jon Olin

Family announce services for Jon Olin

Former Teacher of the Year, Jon Olin, Passes Away

He began his teaching career with BUSD in the fall of 1967 at Jordan Middle School, where he taught Adaptive Physical Education to Special Education students

Jerry Barron Known As ‘The Pie Man’ Passes Away

Jerry passed away into the arms of his beloved Savior in the early morning hours of November 6th.

Longtime Coach And Mentor Francis “Gus” De Felicis Passes Away

A Celebration of Life for Coach De Felicis is planned for November 17 at the Elks Lodge in Burbank.

Longtime Community Member and Pillar Peter McGrath Passes Away

Peter McGrath passed peacefully in his home surrounded lovingly by his children on October 17, 2019, in Burbank, CA following a brief struggle with cancer. He was 92.

John Baldaseroni, Long Time Burbank Resident Recently Passed Away

John was born September 12, 1940, in Summit, Illinois and raised in Burbank

Delores Alexandria Thomas Founder of Tallyrand Restaurant Passes Away

Delores Alexandria Thomas was born September 7, 1931, in St. Cloud, Minnesota.