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Carol’s life was cut short unexpectedly April 9, 2014, in Alameda.  

Loving daughter of Lillian Abrusci (Alameda); beloved Sister of Daniel Beconcini (San Jose); she was a graduate of Heald Business College and worked in the legal field for more than 40 years. For the last 18 years she worked with Burnham & Brown Attorneys at Law, Oakland.

Carol was the No. 1 San Franciso Giants Fan. She also loved the Warriors and 49ers. Carol loved sailing, music and working out at Curves. She was diligent about her early morning power walks. 

Her family prefers that memorial contributions be made in Carol’s name to: Children’s Hospital and Research Center of Oakland. 

For further information, contact Harry W. Greer, funeral director, FDR-745.

Alameda Funeral & Cremation Services FD-2139 1415 Oak St. Alameda (510) 522-6020 


Born to the late Ruben Aubert and Mercedes del Castillo, Ruben was the beloved spouse of Marta Aubert, father of Lianne and Karelia and grandfather of Ruben, Marcello and Isabella. 

He worked as a mechanical engineer for many years and most recently as a bus driver for the local paratransit agency. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Donations in Ruben’s memory may be made to the Radiation Oncology department of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, care of Alta Bates Summit Foundation, 2450 Ashby Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705.

Greer Family Mortuary and Cremation Services   FD 1408 865-3755

Born in San Leandro, on Dec. 3, 1925, to the late Erma (Dobbell) and Harry Nelson. Harriet passed away peacefully in Alameda on April 10, 2014, at the age of 88.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Loren Alfred Taylor, brother Harry Nelson and sister Meriam Narvaez. Harriet was the loving mother of Loren Craig Taylor, and Kandis (Michael) Gaughan; grandmother of Ryan, Nathan and Matthew Gaughan; great-grandmother of Ariella, Anneliese, Lauren and Kellan Gaughan.

She spent the majority of her life as a loving wife, mother and grandma. She was a talented seamstress and homemaker. She and Loren raised their family in Hayward, but returned to their beloved Alameda when Loren retired. After Loren’s retirement, they enjoyed traveling all over the world and taking bus trips with the Elks. She loved playing cards until her failing eyesight finally took its toll to total blindness. She was an avid A’s baseball fan and never missed an opportunity to listen to them on the radio.

She will be laid to rest with her husband at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio at a future date.
Greer Family Mortuary and Cremation Services   FD 1408 865-3755