The Blessing of Heaven Be With Our Departed Brothers and Sisters Who Have Joined The Great Architect of the Universe.
NOBLE JOHN (JACK) GEBHARDT - passed away on February 25, 2017 at the age of 89 years. Jack was an active member
of the Al Malaikah R.V. Shrine Club and the San Bernardino Scottish Rite. Services were Saturday, March 04, 2017
Vista Baptist Church, in Alta Loma, CA. Cards may be sent to Noble Jack's Lady,
409 Mia Court
Upland, CA 91706
Upland, CA 91706
LADY FRANCES CHERNIK - mother of Illustrious Past Potentate of 2013, Dave Chernik, passed away Saturday, February
11, 2017. She had been in hospital rehab or board and care since Thanksgiving. She took a quick turn for the worse
evening. Her last hours were calm and without pain. Her wish was to have her ashes scattered at sea. The family
scheduling a celebration of her life. Cards may be sent to the Chernik family at:
Ill. Sir David Chernik
13806 Truro Ave.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
ILLUSTRIOUS SIR SAM PITASSI - passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017, after a serious, but short bout with cancer.
Ill. Sir Sam was 74 years of age. He was Al Malaikah's Potentate in 2011, Past Master of Oasis Lodge, very active
Masonic bodies and Other Shrine Groups. Sam's Celebration of his life, was March 4, 2017 at the First Presbyterian
in Burbank, CA. Condolences may be sent to Sam's Lady at:
10041 Hayvenhurst Ave.
North Hills, CA 91343
NOBLE OMER "JERRY" SEWELL - passed away Friday, February 03, 2017 at the age of 80 years, after a short
Pancreatic Cancer. Jerry was an active member of the Al Malaikah R.V. Shrine Club and active in the Shrine in the
Robles area. His wife, Cindy, had open heart surgery to replace a valve on January 31st. Services were held Friday,
March 10, at the Atascadero United Methodist Church, in Atascadero, CA 93422.
Cards may be sent to:
630 Lupine Lane
Templeton, CA 93465
NOBLE TOM EDMUNDS - passed away at 9:30 PM on February 4, after suffering a long illness, 11 days at Loma Linda
University and 29 days at the Skilled Nursing Rehab. Noble Tom was an active member of Al Malaikah Shrine, serving
Temple as Purveyor General and had been a member of other Shrine Groups. Additional information will be sent when
received. Cards may be sent to Tom's Lady, Mary, at:
48201 Vista De Nopal
La Quinta, CA 92253-2275
NOBLE DONALD R. PRESLEY - passed away the morning of January 12,2017 at the age of 71 years. Noble Don was an
active member of Al Malaikah Shrine and other Shrine Groups. A Celebration of Life for Don will be Sunday, February
at 1:00 PM at Don Presley Auction, 2202 S. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92707
Cards may be sent to Don's Lady Kimberly at:
814 Alder St.
Corona, CA 92879