Obituaries for April 10, 2003

April 10, 2003 12:00 am

Albert Charles ‘Al' Minietta

July 29, 1927 — March 18, 2003

Albert Charles "Al" Minietta, 75, a former resident of Twain Harte, died March 18 while on the golf course in Lake Havasu, Ariz.

An avid golfer, he had a golf ball clutched in his hand at the time of his death, family members said.

Mr. Minietta was born in New York. After serving in World War II, he settled in San Jose and worked for Sears.

When he retired in the 1980s, he moved to Twain Harte, where he enjoyed golfing and exercising. He later worked part time at Twain Harte Golf Club for many years.

He had lived in Lake Havasu for the past two years.

Mr. Minietta is survived by the mother of his children, Ruth Minietta of San Jose; two sons, Neil Minietta of Sacramento and Alan Minietta of Denver; and a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Mary Minietta of Washington.

He was inurned with his parents and an older brother, Michael Minietta, in San Jose. At his request, there were no services. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Anyone interested in attending should leave their name and phone number at 586-1883.

Ina Leslie Paluch

Dec. 11, 1915 — April 8, 2003

Ina Leslie Paluch, 87, a former Calaveras County resident, died Tuesday in Atlanta, where she had lived for the past year.

Mrs. Paluch was born in Palkeith, Scotland, and had lived in Angels Camp and Murphys for a total of 24 years before moving to Georgia.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Paluch, in 1971, and by two sons, Stephen and Bruce Paluch.

Mrs. Paluch is survived by her companion of 22 years, Robert Porovich of Angels Camp; three sons, John Paluch and Dennis Paluch, both of Chicago, and Peter Paluch of Atlanta; three sisters, Marguerite Kennedy, Mary Friedberg and Nora Wilson, all of South Carolina; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday at Angels Memorial Chapel. A private graveside service will be at Altaville Serbian Cemetery.

Notices

AROZ — Magilda Queirolo Aroz, 87, of Sonora, who died Saturday, is also survived by her caregiver, Ruby Bucci, the wife of Mrs. Aroz's nephew, Babe Bucci, both of Sonora. Albert Charles ‘Al' Minietta

July 29, 1927 — March 18, 2003

Albert Charles "Al" Minietta, 75, a former resident of Twain Harte, died March 18 while on the golf course in Lake Havasu, Ariz.

An avid golfer, he had a golf ball clutched in his hand at the time of his death, family members said.

Mr. Minietta was born in New York. After serving in World War II, he settled in San Jose and worked for Sears.

When he retired in the 1980s, he moved to Twain Harte, where he enjoyed golfing and exercising. He later worked part time at Twain Harte Golf Club for many years.

He had lived in Lake Havasu for the past two years.

Mr. Minietta is survived by the mother of his children, Ruth Minietta of San Jose; two sons, Neil Minietta of Sacramento and Alan Minietta of Denver; and a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Mary Minietta of Washington.

He was inurned with his parents and an older brother, Michael Minietta, in San Jose. At his request, there were no services. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Anyone interested in attending should leave their name and phone number at 586-1883.

Ina Leslie Paluch

Dec. 11, 1915 — April 8, 2003

Ina Leslie Paluch, 87, a former Calaveras County resident, died Tuesday in Atlanta, where she had lived for the past year.

Mrs. Paluch was born in Palkeith, Scotland, and had lived in Angels Camp and Murphys for a total of 24 years before moving to Georgia.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Paluch, in 1971, and by two sons, Stephen and Bruce Paluch.

Mrs. Paluch is survived by her companion of 22 years, Robert Porovich of Angels Camp; three sons, John Paluch and Dennis Paluch, both of Chicago, and Peter Paluch of Atlanta; three sisters, Marguerite Kennedy, Mary Friedberg and Nora Wilson, all of South Carolina; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday at Angels Memorial Chapel. A private graveside service will be at Altaville Serbian Cemetery.

Notices

AROZ — Magilda Queirolo Aroz, 87, of Sonora, who died Saturday, is also survived by her caregiver, Ruby Bucci, the wife of Mrs. Aroz's nephew, Babe Bucci, both of Sonora.