Robert Newhall Chesebrough III dies at age 37
Robert Newhall Chesebrough III, a descended of three families prominent in Santa Clarita Valley history with family connections in Templeton, died of melanoma cancer Saturday at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. He was 37.
He was the grandson of the late Lawrence Cordova of Castaic. He was also the great-great-great grandson of Henry Mayo Newhall, founder of the town of Newhall; he was the great-grandson of Arthur S. Chesebrough, former manager of the Newhall Ranch; and he was the grandson of Robert Newhall Chesebrough Sr., a prominent local landowner and rancher who passed away in 1996.
Robert was also a director of the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation, which annually donates hundreds of thousands of dollars to charitable organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
On July 4, 2014, Robert was married to Crystal Delmastro in a wedding ceremony that was held on the Chesebrough Farm in Templeton.
Besides his wife, Robert is survived by his parents, Robert Newhall Chesebrough, Jr, and Donna Sue Cordova Chesebrough, now living in Templeton, California; by his brother John Marcus Chesebrough, his wife Amy and their children Annie Rose and James Marcus Chesebrough; by his youngest brother Lawrence Cody Chesebrough of Aliso, California; and by his grandmother, Betty Rose Cordova, and his aunt Nancy Cordova, both of Castaic.
Family and friends are invited to a viewing to be held Thursday 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at Kuehl-Nicolay Funeral Home at 1703 Spring Street, Paso Robles. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Kuehl-Nicolay Funeral Home, 1703 Spring Street in downtown Paso Robles.
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