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Departed California & Nevada Pilgrims

 

Pilgrim Robert “Mike” Aldrich (UPDATE)

Please be advised that a Memorial Service is planned for Pilgrim Robert “Mike” Aldrich who passed away on January 5, 2023. A formal pilgrim notice was sent at that time to all pilgrims in our group. This event will be held as detailed below on two days. The lodge will have food service following the Sunday event. Please follow the directions listed below as the complete plans for this special event in memory of Pilgrim Mike.

 

There will be a service on Saturday January 28, 2023 at 1100 AM.
Service will be at:
McCune Garden Chapel
212 Main Street
Vacaville, Ca. 95688
(707)-448-6546
This is located in downtown Vacaville and you may need to have some people dropped off prior to parking, if needed.

 

The Celebration of Life will be held the next day, Sunday January 29, 2023 at 1200 PM.
The event will be at:
Vacaville Moose Lodge 1967
6585 Gibson Canyon Road
Vacaville, Ca 95688
(707)448-1122
Parking is plentiful

 

Please remember Pilgrim Mike and the family in your thoughts and prayers at this time. Our thanks to Brother Joseph Winn, Administrator for providing the above information to us at this time. All members of the Moose Fraternities higher degrees are reminded to please wear your regalia.

 

Pilgrim Robert “Mike” Aldrich

It is with much sadness that I advise you on the passing of Pilgrim Robert “Mike” Aldrich who passed away on January 5, 2023. He was a member of Vacaville Lodge # 1967, Moose Legion # 207 and received his pilgrim degree on 6/5/2021. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association. He will be missed by all of those who knew and worked with him.
There are no planned memorial services at this time. We will send out an updated notice when information is received from the family and the lodge. Please remember Pilgrim Mike, his wife LaVerne and the family in your prayers and thoughts at this time. Information for this notice was provided by lodge administrator Joseph Winn on 1/5/2023. If you wish – cards may be sent to 442 Corte Toledo   Vacaville, CA 95688.

 

Pilgrim John Kirk

It is with much sadness that I advise you Pilgrim John Kirk passed away on September 28, 2022. He was a member of Mira Mesa Lodge # 2108, Sunshine Moose Legion #49 and received his pilgrim degree on 5/27/2000. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association. He will be missed by all of those who knew and worked with him. He was well known for being “Santa Claus” whenever requested to perform.

Please be advised that a Memorial Service is planned for Pilgrim John Kirk who passed away on September 28, 2022.  This event will be held at the Mira Mesa Moose Lodge #2357 at 3:00PM on Thursday, 10/6/2022. The lodge address is: 8670 Miramar Road Ste. T San Diego, CA. The lodge phone # is: 858-578-2108. The lodge will have a food service as detailed below. Please follow the directions listed below for the complete plans for this special event in memory of Pilgrim John.
REMINDER: All members of the Moose Fraternities higher degrees are reminded to please wear your regalia.
Schedule of Events: Viewing at 11:30 AM followed by Mass at 12:30 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church 13541 Stoney Creek Rd. in Rancho Penasquitos.

Followed by: Committal at Miramar National Cemetery at 2:15 PM  (Vehicle lineup starts at 1:45 PM)

Followed by:  Celebration of Life at the Mira Mesa Lodge 2108 following the cemetery service.  8670 Miramar Rd Ste T in San Diego. This will be at about 3:00PM.  Build your own deli style sandwiches and choice of salad provided to all in attendance. Feel free to bring a side dish if you wish. Please call the lodge with any questions. Phone: 858.578.9320

Please remember Pilgrim John, his wife Carolyn and the family in your prayers and thoughts at this time.

 

Pilgrim passing – Pilgrim Carl Murphy

UPDATE: Memorial change of location
My Brothers All:

The Pilgrim Memorial service that was published to each of you on August 27, 2022 has undergone a location change from the Folsom Moose Lodge that is located at 203 Scott Street in Folsom. It is now going to be held at the Orangevale Community Center at 6826 Hazel Avenue in Orangevale, CA. This event will still be held on the same date and time as per prior notice — Saturday, October 8th at 2:00PM. Those attending are welcome to visit the lodge after the memorial service, if they wish.

Thanks in advance for your continued support – stay healthy and travel safe now.

 

My Brothers All:

It is with much sadness that I advise you on the passing of Pilgrim Carl (Thomas) Murphy who passed away on August 23, 2022. He was a member of Folsom Lodge #2009, Moose Legion #190 and received his pilgrim degree on 5/23/2009. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association.

Carl served as lodge administrator and Moose Legion Secretary for many years. He was the lead member of lodge and Moose Legion ritual teams. Carl was also the lead member of Fellowship Conferral and Pilgrim Presentation teams for many years. He served Moose International as a Deputy Supreme Governor. He will be missed by all of those who knew and worked with him.

There will be a pilgrim memorial service that is being planned at this time. We will send out an updated notice when information is received from the family and the lodge. Please remember Pilgrim Carl, his wife Imogene and his family in your prayers and thoughts at this time.

NOTE: Please no phone calls to the family at this time.
Cards may be sent to: Ms. Imogene Murphy 7501 Gadwall Lane Citrus Heights, CA 95621.

 

Please be advised that a Memorial Service is planned for Pilgrim Carl Murphy who passed away on 8/23/2022. A formal pilgrim notice was sent at that time to all pilgrims in our group. This event will be held at the Folsom Moose Lodge #2009 at 2:00PM on Saturday, October 8, 2022. The lodge address is: 203 Scott Street in Folsom, CA. The lodge phone # is: 916-985-3350. The lodge will have a meal service and refreshments in true moose style.

Please remember Pilgrim Carl, his wife Imogene and the family in your thoughts and prayers at this time. Our thanks to Pilgrim Charles Barber for providing the above information to us at this time. All members of the Moose Fraternities higher degrees are reminded to please wear your regalia.

Thank you all for your continued support of this program – travel safe and stay healthy now.

 

Memorial service – Pilgrim James Adams

My Brothers all:

Please be advised that a Memorial Service is planned for Pilgrim James Adams who passed away on 7/25/2022. A formal pilgrim notice was sent at that time to all pilgrims in our group. This event will be held at the Fresno Moose Lodge #445 at 1:00PM on Sunday, 10/23/2022. The lodge address is: 5025 E. Dakota in Fresno, CA. The lodge phone # is: 559-294-8268. The lodge will have a food service and refreshments in true moose style.

Please remember Pilgrim James, his wife, Jessica and the family in your thoughts and prayers at this time. Our thanks to Pilgrim Chris Lubbers for providing the above information to us at this time. All members of the Moose Fraternities higher degrees are reminded to please wear your regalia.

Thank you all for your continued support of this program – travel safe and stay healthy now.

 

Pilgrim Charles Chaidez

It is with much sadness that I advise you on the passing of Pilgrim Charles Chaidez who passed away on July 23, 2022. He was a member of Lodge #3000, Moose Legion #203 and received his pilgrim degree on 5/31/1997. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association. He served as the Redding lodge administrator for many years. He had a total of 341 lifetime members signed into the Moose. He will be missed by all of those who knew and worked with him.

Please remember Pilgrim Charles, his wife, Ila and his family in your prayers and thoughts at this time. Information for this notice was provided by Pilgrim Jim Waggoner on 9/28/22.

 

Pilgrim John “Jack” Carlson

It is with much sadness that I advise you on the passing of Pilgrim John “Jack” Carlson who passed away on July 17, 2022. He was a member of Rancho Cordova Lodge # 2357, Moose Legion # 190 and received his pilgrim degree on 6/04/2016. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association. He will be missed by all of those who knew and worked with him.

There are no planned memorial services at this time. We will send out an updated notice when information is received from the family and the lodge. Please remember Pilgrim Jack and his family in your prayers and thoughts at this time.

 

Pilgrim Raymond “Ray” Smith

It is with much sadness that I advise you on the passing of Pilgrim Raymond “Ray” Smith who passed away on June 14, 2022. He was a member of Mint Canyon Lodge # 2173, Moose Legion # 205 and received his pilgrim degree on 5/28/1988. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association. He will be missed by all of those who knew and worked with him.

There are no planned memorial services at this time. We will send out an updated notice when information is received from the family and the lodge. Please remember Pilgrim Ray and his family in your prayers and thoughts at this time.

 

Pilgrim Clarence Simmons

It is with much sadness that I advise you Pilgrim Clarence Simmons passed away on March 9, 2022. He was a member of Fairfield Lodge #861, Moose Legion #207 and received his pilgrim degree on 5/29/1999. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association. He served for many years as the Administrator of Fairfield Lodge #861. He will be missed by all who knew and worked with him during his career. There will be a Funeral and Memorial Service at 1030AM on April 13, 2022 at the Bryan-Braker Funeral Home that  is located at 1850 West Texas Street in Fairfield. There will be time for viewing on April 12th from 200PM to 400PM. Burial will be at the National Military Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road in Dixon, CA. off of Highway 80 East of Vacaville. There will be a Celebration of Life with lunch at the Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor Road in Fairfield, CA. Note that those guests not going to the cemetery are welcome to meet at the lodge after the memorial service. Please remember Pilgrim Clarence, his wife Lola and the family in your thoughts and prayers at this time

 

Pilgrim Donald “Don” Arnett

It is with much sadness that I advise you Pilgrim Donald “Don” Arnett passed away on February 27, 2022. He was a member of Downey Lodge #663, Moose Legion #006 and received his pilgrim degree on 6/4/2016. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association.  He will be missed by all who knew and worked with him. There are no planned memorial services at this time. Please remember Pilgrim Don, his wife Margaret and the family in your thoughts and prayers.

 

Pilgrim James “Rocky” Rockafellow

It is with much sadness that I advise you Pilgrim James “Rocky” Rockafellow passed away on February 11, 2022. He was a member of Rosamond Lodge #415, Moose Legion #205 and received his pilgrim degree on 5/26/2001. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association.  He will be missed by all who knew and worked with him. There are no planned memorial services at this time. We will send out an updated notice should the lodge get permission to hold a memorial service. Please remember Pilgrim Jim, his wife Teddy and the family in your thoughts and prayers.

 

Pilgrim Walter “Walt” Hurlburt

It is with much sadness that I advise you Pilgrim Walter “Walt” Hurlburt passed away on January 28, 2022. He was a member of Red Bluff Lodge # 2002, Moose Legion #172 and received his pilgrim degree on 6/02/2012. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association.  He will be missed by all who knew and worked with him.There are no planned memorial services at this time. We will send out an updated notice should the lodge get permission to hold a memorial service. Please remember Pilgrim Walt and the family in your thoughts and prayers at this time.

 

Pilgrim Thomas “Tom” G. Webb

It is with much sadness that I advise you Pilgrim Thomas “Tom” G. Webb passed away on January 19, 2022. He got COVID on January 11th. He was a member of Pismo Beach Lodge #1409, Moose Legion #214 and received his pilgrim degree on 5/26/2001. During his Moose career he served in a variety of positions in his lodge, Moose Legion and the California Nevada Moose Association. He served all positions on the Executive Board up to and including Association President in 2006-2007. He will be missed by all who knew and worked with him as he was a special person.  As per prior directions from Pilgrim Tom – there will be no special services, no memorial services and his ashes will be spread in a certain place. Please remember Pilgrim Tom, his wife Jewell and the family in your thoughts and prayers at this time.

Pilgrim Committee

This committee rep is the primary contact for you to report any pilgrim illness and more importantly, the passing of a pilgrim. We will then coordinate with the family and local lodge reps to handle any requested memorial services or other needs. Thanks in advance for your valued support in the future.
Contact info: Robert Sypnieski
(530) 718-0857
Click here to e-mail Robert and Webmasters

Departed California & Nevada Fellows

 

Fellow Earl Foster passed away on February 23, 2022. He was the Past Governor and Administrator of Sonoma Valley Lodge #2048. He was a member of the Fellowship Degree of Honor and Past president of The pacific North Coast #208 Legion. He was also active in District #2 and a Member of Clearlake Oaks #2284. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday May 14 starting at 1:00 pm to be  held at Sonoma Valley Lodge #2048 20580 Broadway, Sonoma 95476 707-996-3877

 

Fellow Robert (Bob) Hovey passed away on Feb 18, 2022. He was a past Yuba City Lodge Governor and Administrato and member of the Mighty 190 Moose Legion. His memorial will be on Mar 3rd at 11 am in the Yuba City Lodge.

 

Fellow Brian Karl passed away on December 2nd. He was a past Lodge Governor/ President and Past Roseville Lodge Administrator. Brian was a member of the Fellowship Degree of Honor and member of the Mighty 190 Moose Legion, he was active member of the Sacramento Valley District 4 Board serving as Vice President until medical problems forced him to resign from the board. Please keep his wife Pearlina and their family in your prayers.


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