Scott Wright (1955-2002)

Robert Scott Wright
Jul 20, 1955 – Mar 7, 2002


Scott Wright, 46, of Sandy, Oregon, died unexpectedly at Kaiser Hospital March 7.  He was born in Vallejo to Roy R. and Barbara H. Wright.  He was twin to Jon Wright.
When his children were in high school, Scott enjoyed fund raising for their various international trips.  Since 1998 Scott has owned and operated Servicemaster of Gresham with his wife, Carol, who survives him.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his parents, Roy and Barbara Wright of Gresham, Orel, two sisters, Diane Wright of Vancouver, Wash., and Judy Good of Gresham; two brothers, Fred Wright of Gresham and Jon Wright of Concepcion, Chile.  Also surviving him are his four children, stepson Joshua James of Vancouver, Wash., Will Wright of Vancouver, Wash., Cherilyn Wright of Portland, Orel, and Krystal Perry of Sacramento.  Scott had six grandchildren, several great nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
The funeral was held March 16, 2002 in the gymnasium of Hollydale Elementary School in Gresham.  Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham.

Susan (Brown) Kiken (1955-2021)

Aug 28, 1955 – Oct 13, 2021

Susan Amelia Brown Kiken of Montecito, California passed away at the age of 66 on Wednesday, 13 October 2021.

Susan was born to Gilbert Gordon Brown Jr and Donna Jean Kirkpatrick Brown on Sunday, 28 August 1995 in Napa, California.

She is survived by her husband Robert Steven Kiken of Montecito, California; and her sister Helen Andrea Brown Wolfe of Montecito, California.

Sue created sparkle in the lives she touched. Deeply Loved and Missed by All.

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Gregory Bingham (1954-1996)

Dec 21, 1954 – Aug 13, 1996

Gregory E. Bingham, 41, born, reared and educated in Napa, passed away Aug. 13 at University Hospital South while awaiting a liver transplant.
   The Napa High graduate and Napa Community College attendee was a real estate salesman and also a tour guide for Napa County wineries.  In 1993, he moved to Oregon.
   A very gentle and sweet man, Greg had a great love for music, drag racing, fishing with his middle daughter and his motorcycle.  He was a member of the Cascade Blues Association and, enjoying everything around him, he had a real zest for life!
   Greg is survived by his daughters, Kelly M. and Lisa K. Bingham of Portland, and Jennifer A. Bingham of Napa; parents, James and Billie Bingham of Napa, fiancée, Jackie M. Blodgett of Oregon City, Ore., sister, Linda L. Stevens of Concord; brothers, Donald J., Barry Al, and Kevin D., Bingham, all of Napa; and several nieces and nephews.
   A rosary and vigil service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Richard Pierce Funeral Service, 1660 Silverado Trail, with the Rev. Father Robert Castro officiating.  Private inurnment will be at St. Helena Cemetery.  No visitation is planned at the mortuary.
   Greg’s memory would be enhanced by others becoming involved in the organ donor program.
   In keeping with Greg’s concern for the homeless, memorial contributions may be made to The Table, in care of First Presbyterian Church, 1333 Third St., Napa, 94558, in lieu of flowers.

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Virginia (Bertagna) Koroknay (1955-2016)

Aug 29, 1955 (Napa) – Feb 25, 2016 (American Canyon)

Virginia Jena Koroknay died in her home on February 25, 2016 in American Canyon, CA following a short and hard fought battle with lung cancer. She was 60.

Jena was born on August 29, 1955 in Napa to her parents, Caesar and Hazel Bertagna. She was the youngest of four children. She attended Shearer Elementary, Ridgeview Junior High and Napa High School, class of 1973.  Shortly after she married her high school sweetheart William (Billy) Casey until his untimely death in 1976.  Shortly after she met and married her second husband, Patrick Koroknay with whom she had two children, Rocky and Kristina. She and Patrick lived in Vallejo until his passing in 1988.

For the past 19 years, one could find Jena hard at work as a checker at Lucky Stores.  She was a very hard worker, spending over 15 years working night crew.  Usually the smallest one on the crew, she worked circles around those half her age and twice her size.  She may have been small, but she had a lot of spirit and strength to match.  During her days off, Jena enjoyed spending time with her grandkids.  When her schedule permitted, she was attending their sports events and school functions.

Jena was also a lover of animals.  She always had at least one pet.  When she was battling the cancer, her cat Sally would not leave her side.

Jena is survived by her son Rocky, daughter and son-in-law Kristina and Chris Dalton, grandchildren Sarina, Lilah, Shaylee, Blake and Tyler.  She is also survived by her brother CJ Bertagna.  sisters-in-law Jean Chassereau, Karen Koroknay and Kerry Bertagna, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her mother and father, husbands, as well as her half brother and sister Jay Guidotti and Charlene Gustis, brother in law Leo, nephews Mark and John, and niece Michelle.

A celebration of life was held for her on March 4th, 2016 in the Tulocay Chapel.

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