In memory of
David Allen Cardana
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In memory of
David Allen Cardana
DAVID ALLEN CARDANA February 12, 1946 - January 7, 2016 Resident of San Leandro David Allen Cardana, 69, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 from complications related to cancer. He leaves his wife of 49 years, Helen (Cunha) Cardana; his daughters and their spouses, Lori and Brand Burfield and Jessica and Russ Thielen; his grandchildren, Sarah, Brooke, Kelly, Logan, and Bronson; his two siblings, Henry Cardana and Elaine Snyder; nieces and nephews; and many close friends. David is predeceased by his parents, Edward and Aileen (Ahlberg) Cardana, and his sister, Sylvia Lessard. Born in Washington D.C. on February 12, 1946, David lived the majority of his life in San Leandro. He and his wife met in elementary school, became high school sweethearts, and both graduated from San Leandro High School in 1963. Upon graduating from Cal State Hayward, he served in the Army Reserve for six years and also began his career as a chemist in the paint industry. David was an avid reader. He loved playing tennis with friends and eventually transitioned to bocce ball. He had a gift of creative writing and humorous poetry and used his talent to commemorate special family events. Known as "Papa" to his grandchildren, he was always interested in their activities, helped them with homework and school projects, and regularly babysat when needed. He remained positive about life, even when faced with medical issues. His most favorite place to visit was their cabin in Sonora. Many memories were made there with family and friends. A private celebration of David Cardana's life will take place at a later date. View the online memorial for DAVID ALLEN CARDANA
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In memory of
David Allen Cardana
DAVID ALLEN CARDANA February 12, 1946 - January 7, 2016 Resident of San Leandro David Allen Cardana, 69, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 from complications related to cancer. He leaves his wife of 49 years, Helen (Cunha) Cardana; his daughters and their spouses, Lori and Brand Burfield and Jessica and Russ Thielen; his grandchildren, Sarah, Brooke, Kelly, Logan, and Bronson; his two siblings, Henry Cardana and Elaine Snyder; nieces and nephews; and many close friends. David is predeceased by his parents, Edward and Aileen (Ahlberg) Cardana, and his sister, Sylvia Lessard. Born in Washington D.C. on February 12, 1946, David lived the majority of his life in San Leandro. He and his wife met in elementary school, became high school sweethearts, and both graduated from San Leandro High School in 1963. Upon graduating from Cal State Hayward, he served in the Army Reserve for six years and also began his career as a chemist in the paint industry. David was an avid reader. He loved playing tennis with friends and eventually transitioned to bocce ball. He had a gift of creative writing and humorous poetry and used his talent to commemorate special family events. Known as "Papa" to his grandchildren, he was always interested in their activities, helped them with homework and school projects, and regularly babysat when needed. He remained positive about life, even when faced with medical issues. His most favorite place to visit was their cabin in Sonora. Many memories were made there with family and friends. A private celebration of David Cardana's life will take place at a later date. View the online memorial for DAVID ALLEN CARDANA
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Santos-Robinson Mortuary
160 Estudillo Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94577
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