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Community Pulse - August 2, 2013


Margarita Perdido

Margarita (Margaret) Perdido, 91, of Palo Alto died at 10:08 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital. She was a longtime resident of Palo Alto, where she lived for more than 50 years.

She was born on June 17, 1922 in Cabanbanan, Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines, to Faustino and Gregoria Villa. In 1952, she married Johnny Mababa Perdido, a World War II and Korean War veteran who served 20 years in the U.S. Army. He was also from Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Bonifacio Villa and sister, Marina Villa.

She is survived by her son, John Albert Villa Perdido Jr.; daughters, Arlene Ann Villa Perdido Suarez and Doris Mary Villa Perdido Gordon; six grandchildren, Fernando Juan Perdido Suarez II, Michael James Suarez, Diana Leah Willson, Victoria Gabrielle Willson Fernandez, John Adam Perdido and James Aaron Perdido; two great-grandchildren, Johnny David Fernandez and Fernando Caleb Pagba Suarez III; sister-in-laws, Mercedes Rambayan, Bening Valdez and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She loved to cook, clean and spend time tending to her rose and flower garden. She was also very active in the Church of Christ (INC) and served as a deaconess until she was 80 years old.

A visitation will be held Thursday, Aug. 1, from 11:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. at the Alta Mesa Memorial Chapel in Palo Alto. The memorial service will be held on Friday, Aug. 2, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., also at the Alta Mesa Memorial Chapel.

Don Edward Mclean

Don Edward Mclean, who had connections to Menlo-Atherton High School with his wife, Kay, died. He was a native of Los Angeles and later moved to Sunriver, Ore. A memorial service will be held in Oregon on Aug. 8.


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