Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituary: George S. Wolfberg, the Consummate Community Leader

April 22, 1938 – February 5, 2020 George Sander Wolfberg, the most important and wide-ranging leader in Pacific Palisades the past 25 years, died on February 5. He was 81, and had been married to his wife, Diane, for 55 … Continue reading

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George Wolfberg Memorial Service and Burial Information: Pacific Palisades Community Council Offers ‘In Memoriam”

On February 5, Circling the News received the following message about the passing of George Wolfberg. Hello Family and Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the loss of our husband and father, George Wolfberg this afternoon. … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Fred Silverman, a Palisadian and a Legendary Television Executive at Three Networks

September 13, 1937 – January 30, 2020 Riviera resident Fred Silverman, 82, died from cancer at his home on January 30. He was a legendary and influential programming executive, who worked for CBS, ABC and NBC. Raised in Rego Park, … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Carolyn Serling, Long-time Resident, Ithaca College Trustee

February 3, 1929 to January 9, 2020 Carolyn Kramer Serling, 90, a long-time resident of Pacific Palisades, died in her home here on January 9. The widow of screen writer and “Twilight Zone” creator Rod Serling, she was the executive … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Suzanne Levanas, Cancer Survivor, Adventurer

December 13, 1950 – January 16, 2020 Longtime Palisadian Suzanne Bragg Levanas died peacefully on January 16 at UCLA Medical Center, due to complications from heart surgery at the age of 69. A proud Canadian turned American, Suzanne lived her … Continue reading

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Obit: Sigrid Hofer, 86, Long-time Resident and Community Volunteer

Longtime Pacific Palisades resident Sigrid Hofer, known for her decades of volunteer service to the community, passed away December 16 in Santa Monica after a brief hospitalization for a heart ailment. She was 86. She was born Sigrid Hoch in … Continue reading

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From Nebraska to Heaven in 91 Years

“In the Bleak Midwinter,” a Christmas carol, tumbled into my thoughts as we drove from Rapid City, South Dakota, to Valentine, Nebraska. It was the third week of December and the world was dark. The sky was black, no moon, … Continue reading

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