Leda Mabelle Barcus Thornburg a resident of Pleasanton, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2013. She was born September 28, 1921 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to William Henry and Gertrude Williams Barcus.
Family and friends are invited to attend memorial services at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 3847 N. Sutter Street, Stockton, on Friday, February 15, 2013. Rosary at 9:30 am, with a memorial Mass at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your favorite charity.
Mabelle, as she preferred to be called, is survived by daughters Marilynn Rodrigues of Tracy and Marlene (Paul) Williams of Georgetown. She is also survived by grandchildren Kim Burnett of Kingman, AZ, Shannon (Stephanie) Williams of Colorado Springs, CO, and Jennifer (Frank) Matos of San Jose, CA as well as great-grandchildren Taylor Reeves, Tanner Williams, Cole Matos, Katelyn Matos, and many nieces and nephews. Mabelle was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Harold, in 1993 as well as her parents, her brother George and her sisters Vesta, Laura and Dessie.
Mabelle worked for Hewlett Packard in Mountain View and Palo Alto for more than 20 years, and then moved on to another high-tech company, BTI Computer Systems in Sunnyvale for another 15 years. After living in Belmont for 38 years, she retired with her husband to Camellia Gardens, a senior living area, in Manteca in 1989 and then moved to Livermore in 2004. Mabelle enjoyed working on her family history and traveling with many Manteca Senior Center members to Salt Lake City, Utah to do research in the Mormon Library.
Visitation will be at 10:00AM and a Memorial Service at 10:30AM at Callaghan’s Mortuary, 3833 East Avenue, Livermore, CA on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Private interment will be at Cypress Lawn Cemetery, 1370 El Camino Real, Colma, CA at 2:00PM.In lieu of flowers, the familyprefers donations to Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Avenue, Suite 100, Dublin, CA 94568-3024 or your favorite charity.
For more information please contact Callaghan Mortuary (925) 447-2942
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Wednesday, February 13, 2013