A memorial service is planned for Saturday, December 18 at 3 p.m., at the El Sobrante United Methodist Church. The Revs. Lee Hayward and Gaye Benson will preside.
Paul Giddings served the Caruthers, Stockton: Central, El Sobrante, and Petaluma churches before retiring in 2007.
Memorial gifts may be made to Bruns House, an in-patient hospice facility in Alamo, California. Donations should be sent to Hospice of the East Bay, 3470 Buskirk Avenue, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. On the memo line of your check, please enter the following notation: "Bruns House, in memory of Paul Giddings."
(Please note that although the Journal correctly lists the mail and street address for El Sobrante UMC, due to parking complications the more useful address for GPS and Internet-based driving directions is: 5151 Argyle Rd., El Sobrante, CA 94803. That will lead you directly to the main parking entrance.)