Thoughts and prayers


We are sad to report the loss of Sir John (Jack) Thomas.  Jack passed away peacefully at home on June 28, 2020.  He was a member of Branch 161 for 26 years and achieved Senior Sir  (90 years old) status in 2018.  Information regarding his Memorial will be forthcoming.  Please keep Jack, his wife Linda and their family in your thoughts and prayers.


We’re sorry to report the passing of Lou Bruton. Lou was a 20-year member of Branch 161 (he joined in December of 1997). In March 2018, Lou and his wife Muriel moved to Paradise, CA. After Muriel’s passing in July 2018, and the Paradise “Camp Fire” in November 2018, Lou moved to Chico, CA. Recent health issues led to Lou being in Hospice care in Chico for several weeks prior to his passing on June 29, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Lou’s Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Please keep Lou and his family in your thoughts and prayers.


We’re sorry to report the loss of Sir Domenic (Bert) Bertolero, member of Brentwood Branch 108 for 19 years. Bert passed away June 30, 2020 at the age of 92. He had been in poor health for some time; succumbing to heart problems and a stroke. Bert was an avid bowler; bowling in the Monday SIR and Friday Summerset Seniors Leagues at Harvest Park Bowl in Bentwood for many years. Private Military Memorial/ Burial services will be held at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA. Please keep Bert and his family in your thoughts and prayers.