Obituaries

Sue Boecker

November 19, 1945 - December 30, 2021

Sue Boecker, growing up in Kansas, was very talented, intelligent, artistic, and athletic. She had an early and strong love of nature developed on hunting trips with her father. Her father was injured in an airplane crash while serving in WWII, sustaining severe injuries to his back and legs. Her mother ran a successful small business and showed Sue the […]

ABILIO RAMOS, MD

September 6, 1959 - January 9, 2022

My husband, my companion, my friend Abilio passed away January 9, 2022 in Thousand Oaks. Abilio served the Conejo Valley as a family practice doctor for over 35 years, providing loving care to generations of families, many of whom called him friend. His tenaciousness combined with a keen medical expertise helped save many lives over the years. Born in Havana, […]

Frank Pernice

July 7, 1938 – December 15, 2021

The price of love is indeed high. Our family is paying it dearly, with our whole hearts & they are broken with the loss of our dad & papa, Frank. Frank was born in Santa Monica, CA on July 7, 1938 to parents Florence and Leonardo Pernice. He grew up with his toes always in the sand on Venice Beach […]

Marilyn Bailey

1935 - 2021

On December 22, 2021, Marilyn Bailey, fifty-year resident of Westlake Village; owner and operator of Marilyn’s Trophies; UCLA Business Major (and Physical Education minor); original cheerleader for the Hollywood Stars minor league baseball team; passenger on many cruise ships (pre-Covid); inventor of the gold-colored wristband (made exclusively for the Lakers); lover of all sports and most musicals (the happy kinds, […]

GENE BURKE

Eugene Burke (Gene) passed away on December 7th, 2021. He was born in Pomona, California on May 6, 1937 He was a loving and generous husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His life was rich and full with travel and family. He excelled in everything he tried. He touched many lives. As the Deep Space Network (DSN) manager for JPL/ […]

Margaret Philomena Ankner Bonny

JANUARY 2, 1933- NOVEMBER 24, 2021

Margaret died peacefully at her family home in Westlake Village, CA on November 24, 2021 at the age of 88. Born in Selfridge, ND, Margaret was the youngest of 11 children. She was raised on a farm in Belle Fourche, SD and subsequently moved to Phoenix, AZ to complete her nursing degree at Saint Joseph’s Hospital where she met her […]

RHONDA BONIFEDE

Rhonda Bonifede, 71, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2021 after a private, two-year battle with breast cancer. She was surrounded by her family until the very end. Rhonda was a beloved wife, mother, friend and colleague, who battled the threat of cancer for most of her adult life. She bravely fought a sarcoma in her leg in 1994, followed […]

Arax Sahakian

Arax Sahakian, 84, passed away peacefully on November 13. She was an extraordinary woman, mother, wife, sister and friend, a consummate professional in the laboratory and clinical trials industries for over 30 years. Beloved and devoted to family, she is survived by her three children, one sister and grand dog Lacy. The funeral will be private.

JORDAN WENDKOS

— March, 1957 – November, 2021 —

Jordan Wendkos, a 30 year resident of Calabasas, CA passed on November 22, 2021, at age 64. He was born on March 30, 1957, to Paul and Ruth Wendkos of Beverly Hills, CA. He went to Beverly Hills HS class of 1975 and then attended the University of Santa Cruz. Jordan worked closely with his father, film director Paul Wendkos. […]

Suzanne Aboulafia

Suzanne Aboulafia passed away on October 30, 2021. She was born in New York but moved to Miami Beach with her family when she was 18 and helped her Father invest in and build rental properties. While working in the accounting department of Mount Sinai Hospital in her mid 30’s she began acquiring her own property and eventually had an […]


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