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Sept. 1, 2012
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Gene Joseph Antonides, who played for the California Gold Rush Menís 75 team, died May 13 after a battle with cancer. In prior seasons, he had played with the San Francisco Seals and the Foothill Acorns.
He was born in Florida and later earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. He moved to California to work for Lockheed Martin. He later moved to Roseville where he volunteered with the Sun City Roseville Foundation and played tournament softball.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sally; and three children and five grandchildren.