Wednesday, February 5, 2020

John Vincent Tiscornia of San Andreas

   John was born December 1, 1938 in Stockton, the son of Vincent and
Kathryn Segale Tiscornia. He passed away on his ranch near San Andreas January 30, 2020 at the age of 81.

   John was a sixth generation resident of Calaveras County, descended from San Andreas, Murphys, Jesus Maria and Mountain Ranch pioneer families.

   The Tiscornia family has been in business in the county continually for over 150 years with John being a cattle rancher and General Partner of Tiscornia Ranches L.P. until his death.

   John was a lifelong resident of San Andreas, educated at San Andreas Elementary, Calaveras High School and the University at Davis.

   He was a former Calaveras County Supervisor and served on County Advisory Committees for Agriculture, Hardwoods and Wildlife.

   He was a Life Member of the National Rifle Association, Safari Club International and the Wild Sheep Foundation.

   He was a member of the Angels Gun Club, Calaveras Historical Society, Calaveras and California Farm Bureau and Calaveras, California and United States Cattlemen's Associations.

   John is survived by his wife Yvonne Tiscornia of San Andreas, son Cole (Gretel) Tiscornia of Angels Camp, daughter Jehanne (Jimmy) Bias of Prosper, Texas and grandchildren Vincent Tiscornia, Wyatt Tiscornia, Elle Bias and Drew Bias.

   He is also survived by his siter Barbara (Don) Kathan of San Andreas and nephews Steven Kathan and Alan (Gina) Kathan of San Andreas and his dogs Chauncey and Clint.

   John loved his family, friends, animals, ranch and country.  He is deeply missed by many.

   At his request, there will be no services.  Memorial donations are preferred to the Andy Peek Livestock Scholarship, P.O. Box 558, Cottonwood, CA 96022 or Team Angels Youth Shooters, P.O. Box 842, Angels Camp, CA 95222.

   Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


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