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o_Fox072214 FOX, Renee Cavalier •Passed away on July 15, 2014 at Cottage Hospital in the presence of her family. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on December 15, 1961. •Renee attended Our Lady of Guadalupe elementary and the Notre Dame School, and went on to Bishop Diego High School, graduating from Santa Barbara High School in 1980. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology from Antioch University. She then became a teacher's assistant at Carpinteria Family School. •She is survived by her husband, Michael Fox, daughter, Brenna Fox, and son, Sean Fox. She is survived by her mother Mary Lou Forde, brothers Paul Cavalier, Joey Cavalier, Mark Cavalier (and wife, Melanie), Jeff Cavalier (and wife, Kay), and Casey Cavalier (and spouse, Tod King). She was also loved by her mother-in-law, Helen Fox (wife of the late Gifford Fox), and her sister-in-laws Lisa Blamer (and husband Larry), Diane Buffon (and husband Jim), and Cindy Johnson (and husband Rob). Renee had many loving aunts and uncles, as well as wonderful nephews and nieces on both sides of her family. She had countless cousins across the country. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Brenna and Sean Fox's educational fund at any branch of Chase Bank, nationwide. A memorial mass will be held at San Roque Church in Santa Barbara on July 26th at 10:00 a.m. People of all faiths are welcome to attend. An informal celebration of life will be held at Shoreline Park on July 26th at 1:00 p.m.
o_Kendall072214 KENDALL, Jack •Passed away on July 17, 2014 at age 88. He was born in Hominy, Oklahoma on October 10, 1925. Jack was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. He is survived by his daughters Debbie Sullivan, Marilyn Mares, his son Greg Kendall, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in heaven by his loving wife, Barbara and son Larry. Jack was a Veteran of the United States Navy and served during World War II. He met and married Barbara and lived in the South Bay, Lake Isabella and then moved to Buellton where they resided for the rest of their years. Barbara passed away ten years ago and every day since then, Jack has longed to be with her. The Lord has given Jack the gift of Barbara once again. Jack is in heaven telling his stories and his jokes and hugging his beloved wife and son, Larry. Jack will be greatly missed by all who have had the pleasure of knowing his great love and his warm smile. Rest in peace, Jack Kendall. Friends and family are being asked to donate to the in lieu of flowers. A Graveside Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held at 10am on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Ballard, CA. Loper Funeral Chapel, Directors.
o_Malatesta072214 MALATESTA, John Mario July 14, 1969 - July 13, 2014 •At approximately 9:50 p.m. on July 13th , 2014 John Mario Malatesta passed peacefully into the Hands of God after a year long battle with lung cancer. He was a Santa Barbara native and lived here all of his life. John was a humble man who touched many people with his kindness and keen sense of humor. His autobiographical book, "Hi, My Name is John" memorializes his life in a story of how he lived with Autism and Learning Disabilities. He was an advocate of those with Autism and spoke at the National Convention on Autism receiving a standing ovation for his outstanding speech and presentation. One of John's favorite things to do was travel. He journeyed to Brazil, China, Hawaii, Ireland, Italy and Thailand. John was an employee at Albertson's in Goleta for 27 years. He was known for dedicated, diligent work ethic by all those who knew him. John is survived by his mother, June Wood; step-father, Stan Wood; two sisters, Mary Steele and Ann Bagdonas; brother, Joe Malatesta; and four nephews, Jason Soden, Daniel Bagdonas, Kyle Bagdonas and Jesse Steele. He will be greatly missed. John's Memorial Service will be held at St. Raphael's Catholic Church at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22nd.•Reception immediately following.•Please join our family in celebrating the life of our beloved, Johnny.