Local Obituaries

Funeral Mass set for CalPERS official Joseph A. Dear

A funeral Mass for CalPERS official Joseph A. Dear is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Spirit Church, 3159 Land Park Drive, Sacramento.

A reception at the Sutter Club is planned immediately after the service for Dear, who was chief investment office for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. He died Wednesday of prostate cancer at 62.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Joseph A. Dear Memorial Scholarship Endowment at The Evergreen State College Foundation, www.evergreen.edu/give/scholarships.