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Richard (Dick) Collins

March 8, 1923 - October 5, 2015

Richard M. Collins, Sr. passed away peacefully at his home in Hillsborough at the age of 92 on October 5th after a short illness. Dick was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jinny; his son, Bob and his grandson, Kevin. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Rock and Jan Collins; his daughter, Sharon; his granddaughters, Kimberley Blanding, Christine Collins and Julie Collins; and...
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Robert Alan Lawless

September 23, 1983 - October 1, 2015

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Harold V. McCarthy, Jr.

February 9, 1929 - October 1, 2015

Harold was born on February 9, 1929 in San Francisco, Ca. to Harold McCarthy and Mary McCarthy (Callen). He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in San Francisco. He married Jessie F. Ross in 1947. Together they bought their first home in San Mateo in 1951. Harold was a San Mateo Fireman for many years then became a Teamster working for Gallo Sales. He retired from Local 85 in 1991. Harold was...
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Catherine Leonor Remedios

September 14, 1931 - October 1, 2015

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Constance Zakos

February 26, 1942 - September 30, 2015

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Robert O. Lange

August 16, 1938 - September 30, 2015

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Mary Glafkides

December 2, 1924 - September 26, 2015

Mary Glafkides passed away September 26, 2015, with her loving family by her side. Mary, an angel on this earth, was bigger than life and someone who impacted so many lives. She was a long time resident of Hillsborough, CA., and enjoyed an illustrious career in real estate for over 30 years. Mary was born in Lawrence, MA, on December 2, 1924 to Arthur and Aspasia Maneatis. She graduated from...
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Justin Jonathan Ruch

December 6, 1990 - September 23, 2015

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Sachiye Mayeda

December 7, 1926 - September 20, 2015

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Maria Dos Anjos Placido

August 18, 1912 - September 20, 2015

Passed away peacefully in San Mateo on September 20, 2015. Born in the Azores, Portugal on August 18, 1912, and immigrated to the United States in 1966. Dearly beloved mother of Maria Costa, Brazelina Pimentel, Joe Placido, Jr., Tony Placido and Manuel Placido. Also survived by 10 loving grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Friends may visit on Thursday, 9/24/15 after 5:00 p.m. and...
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James Melvin Burt

June 20, 1933 - September 19, 2015

James M. Burt (Jim) passed peacefully at home on September 19, 2015 surrounded and embraced by family. He was a successful businessman, a loyal friend, a proud grandfather and great-grandfather, a devoted dad, and loving husband to his wife of 61 years, Lynne. Jim was born on June 20, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, to Earl and Sara Burt. With his older brother Don, Jim's childhood revolved...
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Androulla Joseph

January 20, 1930 - September 19, 2015

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Eva Ruth Trammell

January 24, 1927 - September 17, 2015

Eva RUTH Trammell, precious mother, grandma, great grandma, great-great grandma passed into the arms of our Lord on Thursday September 17, 2015 at the age of 88. Born in Kansas, she came to CA around the age of 9. In 1945 she married her childhood sweetheart, Mel Trammell and raised their loving family together until his passing in 1988. She married Floyd Keith a few years later and they...
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Antonia Bolivar

July 10, 1914 - September 16, 2015

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Betty Jeanne Langley Miller

September 24, 1928 - September 15, 2015

Betty Jeanne Langley Miller passed away peacefully at her home on September 15th. Born September 24, 1928 in San Francisco, Betty was a long time resident of San Mateo. She was the daughter of Bill and Betty Langley of Redwood City and the sister of Dick Langley (Phyllis), Jack Langley (Mary Ellen), and the late Jill Dixon. She also leaves behind sister-in-law Agnes Langley (Sebastian) and...
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Lynnette Georgia Lee

December 2, 1930 - September 9, 2015

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Daniel G. Broussard

September 8, 2015

Daniel G. Broussard passed away on September 8, 2015. He was born in Shreveport, LA to Leon and Verdie Broussard. He was baptized in the church at an early age and was a member of First Baptist Church in San Mateo for over 40 years. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and his Master's Degree from Sacramento State University. He held...
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Barbara Kelly Hoxter

June 16, 1949 - September 7, 2015

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John Francis Breslin

October 25, 1922 - September 6, 2015

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John E. Sequeira

February 13, 1940 - September 4, 2015

John was a proud third generation San Franciscan who grew up in the Forest Hill area. He was the oldest child of Mary McCarty Sequeira and Edward Sequeira. He was a keeper of the family stories often entertaining us with stories of the Sequeira's, particularly his grandparents Manuel and Mollie Sequeira and their seven children. Like his mother, Mary, John loved keeping the family in touch...
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Patricia L. Kennedy

February 28, 1933 - August 30, 2015

Patricia Kennedy, loving mother and caring friend, passed away on August 30 after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was 82. Patty was a native and long resident of San Mateo County. She was born on February 28, 1933 in the old Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto. She grew up on Seville Way in San Mateo where she attended St. Matthew elementary school. She was a graduate of Mercy High...
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Alexander M. Holguin

January 10, 1918 - August 29, 2015

Alexander Holguin was born in Escota, TX and passed away in San Mateo peacefully on 8/29/15 at the age of 97. He is the husband of the late Mary Holguin. Alex is survived by his loving daughter, Mary Ann Mersch; Grandsons, Marc Santo (Maureen) & Kevin Santo (Stacey); 4 adoring great-grandchildren, Anthony, Sabrina, Tanner & Reese; Sisters, Charlotte Soloria & Dora Matlock. He was predeceased...
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Mario Louis Devincenzi

May 13, 1935 - August 28, 2015

Former San Mateo resident Mario Louis Devincenzi died at his home in Grass Valley on Aug. 28, 2015 at the age of 80. Mario was born May 13, 1935 in San Francisco and moved to San Mateo as a young boy. He attended San Mateo High School and was a standout third baseman on the baseball team and quarterback for the football team. He married his high school sweetheart, Marian, in 1954, beginning...
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Harold Mindell

August 26, 2015

Harold Mindell of San Mateo, 96, passed away peacefully at home after a long illness. Harold was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Marilyn, daughter Ellen, and faithful walking buddy Bravo. Harold is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law Susan (John), Barbara (Paul), and Judy (Philip), grandchildren Jeremy, Miranda, Alyssa and Ryan, and great-granddaughters Hannah and Aurora. Also included...
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Robert Charles McGovern

May 27, 1928 - August 26, 2015

Husband of the late Yvonne McGovern. Father of son Rob & wife Linda; daughter Debbie & husband Pete. Grandfather of Robbie & wife Danielle, Peter & wife Donna, Amy & husband Trevor, and Gina. Great-Grandfather of Savannah, Vinny, Bobby, Ian & Ava. Extended family of nephews, nieces & friends. Born in Montana & moved to San Francisco as a child with his mother, aunt's & cousins. He loved...
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Ronald Phillip Spataro, Sr.

April 30, 1947 - August 23, 2015

Ronald Phillip Spataro, 68, of San Bruno, CA passed away on 8/23/15. He was born on 4/30/1947 in Melrose, MA. He was preceded in death by his parents Phillip Louis Spataro and Margherita Theresa Nicholazzo; and his wife, Joyce Murray Spataro. A former US Army veteran, Ronald also resided in Seminole, FL & Winthrop MA. He was an avid New England Sports Fan which included the Red Sox, Bruins,...
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Lety S. Cabatu

August 24, 1936 - August 21, 2015

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Sumi Nakamura

October 25, 1922 - August 19, 2015

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John Donald Parry

February 25, 1940 - August 11, 2015

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Maria Elisa Hernandez

April 15, 1918 - August 9, 2015

Maria Elisa Ayala de Hernandez was born in San Salvador, El Salvador on April 15, 1918. Her husband, Israel Hernandez, and oldest son, Israel Hernandez Jr. preceded her in death. She left behind five children, eleven grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren. Maruca, Chula, and Mary were the most common names used by her loved ones. Besides being an amazing cook, she loved spending...
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John E. Collins

December 9, 1923 - August 8, 2015

John E. Collins died peacefully August 8, 2015 at Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame, CA at age 91. John was born in Crowville, LA. He joined the Army in 1943 and was stationed in France during WWII. He was honorably discharged in 1946. Hardworking, John was a cement mason & bricklayer. He was married to Lomie Kirkland for 57 years until her death in 2005. He resided in their San...
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Joan Marie Davis-Thurston

July 18, 1932 - August 8, 2015

Joan Davis Thurston, 83 was born in San Francisco and moved to San Mateo where she worked and raised her family. She was a fun loving mom who enjoyed music, bowling, boating, shopping, and entertaining. She was a member of the Coyote Point Yacht Club where she enjoyed outings and dancing with her husband, Bob, and club members. She made friends wherever she went and she loved getting together...
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James Matthew Panigada

August 18, 1948 - August 7, 2015

Our beloved husband, brother and father, James Matthew Panigada died at 66, on August 7, 2015, due to complications of a blood infection. He was the first of four children born to Irving and Carol Panigada, in San Francisco, CA. He graduated from So. San Francisco High School where he was active in wrestling and football. He attended San Mateo Jr. College and later earned a teaching...
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Nancy Margaret Sammon

June 15, 1960 - August 7, 2015

Born June 15, 1960, Nancy Sammon passed away on August 7, 2015 surrounded by her family. Disabled since birth, Nancy has always fought against the odds of survival, to live a life filled with love by those that cared for and adored her. She loved to sing, dance and entertain friends and family and could always be counted on to provide laughter and memories through her mischievous activity and...
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Julie Taff

September 10, 1952 - August 6, 2015

Julie Ann-Stetzko Taff passed away 8/6/15 after a 3 year battle with cancer. She is survived by two daughters, two granddaughters and a husband. We cover her with our love. Julie was an award winning multi-versatile artist working with fabric, paper, concrete, acrylic & oil paint, wood, metal, photography and anything else that appealed to her fertile and creative mind. We love her and shall...
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Helen Photopoulos

May 4, 1928 - August 6, 2015

Helen Photopoulos, 87, of Foster City, was born in New York City and moved to the Bay Area in her 20s. She worked as an executive secretary at Ampex and Mills Hospital. She loved getting together with relatives and friends, traveling, going on nature hikes, working out at Jazzercise classes, singing in church and community choirs, and caring for her cats. She was a fun person to talk and joke...
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Carl Anthony Piplick III

June 2, 1961 - August 5, 2015

If you knew Carl Piplick, you were one of the lucky ones. If you were loved by Carl Piplick, you were blessed. Born and raised in San Mateo, Carl attended Idaho State University, then dove into business with Gannet and settled into a 30-year career with 3M. His greatest joy was the birth of his daughter, Morgan, in 1986, the gift that he treasured from that moment forward. It wasn't what...
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Werner Carl Foss, Jr.

September 5, 1919 - August 5, 2015

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Ricky James Constantino

February 13, 1955 - August 4, 2015

Born in San Mateo to Phillip and Aldean Constantino. Rick grew up in San Mateo where he attended Saint Matthew's elementary school and graduated from San Mateo High School. He was a retired machinist and automotive heat and air tech who was known throughout the Bay area as Radiator Rick. He is survived by his parents Phillip and Aldean, son Michael, brothers Phillip, Keith and Chris. Seven...
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Josephine Armanini

August 7, 1924 - August 1, 2015

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Ruth Elizabeth Coyne

February 26, 1918 - July 30, 2015

Ruth E. Coyne was born in Cleveland, Ohio on February 26, 1918 and passed away on July 30, 2015; beloved wife of John W. Coyne, deceased 1969; caring Mother of Jack of Denver, Colorado; and of Mary of Redwood City, California; and of Kate of Portland, Oregon; cherished grandmother of Michelle Hanson of Castle Rock, Colorado and Colette Findley of San Mateo; and great Grandmother of Brandon Hanson...
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Barbara Olivia Forner

August 20, 1941 - July 30, 2015

On July 30, 2015 Barbara passed away while in the loving care of her family. She fought a courageous battle against a most devastating disease while never complaining, offering a smile to all that visited her and continuing to worry about those around her ahead of her own wellbeing. Such was the nature of this elegant lady who always had a kind word and a gentle appreciation for anyone who had...
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Daniel Edward Cummins

January 27, 1938 - July 29, 2015

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Seneti P. Tonga

July 1, 1958 - July 27, 2015

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Noriko Yui

May 6, 1929 - July 25, 2015

Noriko Yui passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 86 following a long struggle with various illnesses. She was preceded in death by her parents, Genrokuro and Momoyo Yui, her brother Henry Yui and his wife Etsu, and her sister Sumiko Adachi and her husband Ken. She is survived by her younger brother Nobuyuki Yui and his wife Doreen as well as many nieces and nephews. She...
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Dawn Bugler-Craven

January 9, 1961 - July 24, 2015

On July 24, 2015, Dawn Elizabeth (Bugler) Craven, 54, passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Dawn was born January 9, 1961 in San Francisco, Ca, the eldest of four children born to H. William "Bill" and Joan Bugler. She grew up in Burlingame and eventually settled down in Turlock, her home for the past 20 years. After attending Mills High School, she entered the CSM nursing...
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Manuel C. Regala

August 19, 1959 - July 22, 2015

Manny as he is known for passed away at St Luke's Hospital in San Francisco, California. He was a resident of San Francicso, originally from Manila, Philippines, attended Jose Rizal College then migrated to the US back in 1981. He worked as a baker in SF for years. Manny is predeceased by his parents Pablo Regala and Norma Carvajal Regala. He is survived by his siblings, Cholo, Bell, Peter &...
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Clarice Jeanette Vance

November 19, 1927 - July 18, 2015

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Katherine L. Shields

December 4, 1928 - July 14, 2015

Riley Shields passed away in San Mateo on July 14 after a long illness. The daughter of George and Dorothy Olinger, she grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and lived for many years in Granada Hills and Los Osos, CA before moving to San Mateo late in life. She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Douglas and Robert; her beloved husband, Roger Shields, Sr.; and her son Matthew. She is survived...
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Georgia Maris

September 29, 1926 - July 13, 2015

Passed away in Burlingame on 7/13/15. Dearly beloved wife of John Maris of 60 years. Loving mother of Nicholette Maris and Julie Maris. Sister-in-law of Alex & Jean Maridakis and mother-in-law of Herman Haluza. A dedicated volunteer for Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, San Mateo Medical Center and Laurel Elementary School. Friends are invited to a Trisagion on Wednesday, 7/15 at 7:00 p...
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Coronada Alas

November 8, 1923 - July 13, 2015

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Thong Duc Nguyen

November 1, 1963 - July 12, 2015

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Galdo Pavini

April 18, 1924 - July 12, 2015

Went to heaven on July 12, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer at home surrounded by his loving family with the words, "You are loved always" whispered in his ear. Born in Alameda CA, he was raised in the San Francisco Excelsior District. He attended Balboa H.S. with his late brother, Bruno. He met the love of his life, Madeline Patricia, through the Magi Club at Epiphany Church where...
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Wilfrido Mendoza

November 20, 1981 - July 11, 2015

Querido Dios. Te agradesco con todo mi corazón Por el hombre tan hermoso que me diste como esposo, un ejemplo de padre y gran líder e hijo tuyo. Hombre incomparable en respeto,en buen corazón y un gran ser humano como hijo,padre, hermano y esposo. Gracias porque a pesar de las dificultades siempre trato de estar en paz y en comunión en su hogar y con su prójimo. Te alabo Dios por los...
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Constance Reno

October 27, 1927 - July 9, 2015

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Mary Jane Fuchs

July 19, 1921 - July 5, 2015

Mary Jane Fuchs was born July 19, 1921 and died July 5, 2015. She was raised in St. Louis finishing her education at St. Louis University. She married Julius Harry (Jack) Fuchs on May 17, 1947. Survived by Mike (son) and wife Nan, Sue (daughter) and 2 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. She will be missed dearly. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, 8/6/15 at...
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Daniel P. Hagmaier

January 20, 1928 - July 4, 2015

On July 4th, Daniel Hagmaier passed away at his home in San Mateo at the age of 87, surrounded by his family, whom he cherished. Dan is survived by his beloved wife Gina, son Michael (Martha) Hagmaier, daughters Susan Kaufman and Kathryn (Sean) McBurney, and four grandchildren, Sydney and Ethan Kaufman, and Joshua and Bailey McBurney. Dan was a beloved family man by definition; he was generous,...
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Meleseini Lave Hafoka

June 9, 1932 - July 3, 2015

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Terri Lynn Boardman

March 5, 1957 - July 2, 2015

Terri Lynn Boardman passed away peacefully in her San Mateo home, lovingly surrounded by family and friends on July 2, 2015. Terri is survived by her husband, Randy, daughters Britney Sandoval and Alyssa Boardman, granddaughters, Bella and Gianna Sandoval and grandson Ayden Brillantes. Terri predeceases her mother, Alice Perin, her sister Pam Thunen, nephews Justin and Jeremy Jimenez, and many...
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Chen Ya Liu

September 21, 1926 - July 1, 2015

Chen Ya Liu, a Chinese émigré with a distinguished career as a research engineer, died July 1, 2015, in San Mateo County, California, after a brief illness. He was 88 years old. Chen Ya was born in Shang Prefecture in Shaanxi, China, a county seat southeast of Xian. He first left home at the age of 14 to attend high school in locations that moved around Xian to avoid air raids during the...
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Shirley Hort

June 18, 1924 - June 28, 2015

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Betty Anne Benson

February 21, 1921 - June 27, 2015

Our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Betty Anne (Evers) Benson, went to her heavenly home on June 27, 2015. She passed from this earthy life while still residing in the Millbrae home she dearly loved and shared with her husband, Clark Benson, where they raised their five children. Betty Anne was born in Los Angeles, California to Annabelle Sanders and Henry Evers. She grew up...
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Mei Hoh Jew

January 4, 1940 - June 24, 2015

Mei was a wonderful mother, grandmother, wife and friend. She especially enjoyed the company of her grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and her cat Mao Mao. Mei was known for her kindness and generosity and will be dearly missed.
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Willie Dean Banks

August 12, 1922 - June 20, 2015

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Jane Anne Sooy

October 6, 1948 - June 20, 2015

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Lina Michi Coruccini

August 15, 1938 - June 18, 2015

Lina was born Aug. 15, 1938 in Chiesina Uzzanese, Lucca Italy. After surviving the war, she came to San Jose at the age of 13, and met her future husband Bob. After graduating from Campell High School, she attended Beauty College and married Bob Coruccini. Lina's first love was her family. She was married to her loving husband Bob, her daughters Lisa Root with daughters Alexandra and...
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Richard James Bird

April 1, 1956 - June 17, 2015

Richard James Bird died unexpectedly in Loomis Ca. on June 17th. Richard was born April 1st 1956 in Lodi Ca. the 1st child for Jim and Bea Bird who passed in 2010. Rich is survived by his brother Dennis Bird and his sister in law Kathleen, nephews Brett, Kevin, Eric. Rich loved boating with his partner in life A.J. an Australian shepherd who was always by his side, he also was a Giants and 49er...
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Arturo Hernan Picon-Ruiz

November 23, 1917 - June 17, 2015

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Joann (Nannini) Patti Jackson

September 19, 1941 - June 15, 2015

It is with great regret that we say goodbye to our Mom Joann (Nannini) Jackson. She was taken from us too soon. She was preceded in death by Joe Patti (Father), Jim Sutcliffe (Stepfather) and Fran (Savitsky) Sutcliffe (mother). She is survived by her three children; Vince (Dee-Dee) Nannini, Paul (Adriana) Nannini, Lisa (Bill) Ogrey, first husband Guido Nannini. Grandchildren; Gianna and...
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Albert Kazuichi Mamiya

January 1, 1922 - June 15, 2015

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Norma Ester Nocito

July 26, 1951 - June 14, 2015

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Justine Frances Del Canizo

March 23, 1941 - June 14, 2015

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Jane Miyako Sakai

April 1, 1918 - June 13, 2015

Peacefully entered into rest on June 13, 2015, in San Mateo, CA, at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by her husband, Yutaka Frank Sakai. Jane is survived by her children; Tom, Donald (Molly), Robert and Susan Fujikawa (Dave). Loving grandmother to Ryan (Khanh), Mark (Gina), Darren (Courtney) Fujikawa, Corey Sakai and Stacy Sakai. Great-grandmother to Tyson, Kira, Emily and Avery...
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Salote Vaenuku

November 6, 1943 - June 13, 2015

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Ramanlal D. Patel

December 15, 1934 - June 12, 2015

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Atapo Ioane Pua'auli

September 1, 1991 - June 11, 2015

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Miguel (Michael) Angel Aguilar

June 28, 1964 - June 8, 2015

Passed away peacefully and surrounded by loved ones in his home on Monday June 08, 2015 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Michael was the loving son of Deacon Angel Aguilar of St. Timothy's Catholic Church and his late wife Maria de los Angeles Aguilar. He was the loving brother of Sergio Aguilar and his wife Kim, Raul Aguilar, Luis Aguilar and his wife Carol, the late Rosemary ...
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Ibrahim Elias Yacoub

August 15, 1924 - June 7, 2015

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Caesar Apigo Yoro

October 23, 1948 - June 1, 2015

Caesar Apigo Yoro was born on October 23rd, 1948 in Klamath Falls, OR to Pacita Apigo Yoro and Nicomedes Tumbaga Yoro and passed away on June 1st, 2015 in San Mateo, CA. Caesar is survived by his three younger brothers, Raymond Yoro, Nick Yoro, and Nelson Yoro and his two nieces and nephew, Irene Nicole Yoro, Marinel Yoro, and Nicolas Yoro.
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Sally Lewis Ganz

December 4, 1926 - May 29, 2015

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Georgia Tsismenakis

July 18, 1923 - May 24, 2015

My Mother, Georgia Tsismenaks was born on July 18, 1923 in the small village of Plativola in Chania, Creta Greece. She was daughter of Georgios and Eleni (Tsakirakis) Kotsifakis, the oldest of six siblings. Mom grew up during very difficult times. In 1940 at the start of World War II she was 17 years old. The German raids were the norm of the day. My grandfather was in the front lines...
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Edward Aguirre

September 14, 1929 - May 22, 2015

Edward Aguirre, former United States Commissioner of Education appointed by President Gerald R. Ford and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, passed away in his sleep on May 25, following a combination of health reversals. He is survived by his son John, his wife Cherry, his daughter-in-law Linda, and his grandchildren Jennifer and Kimberly Aguirre, Adam, Peter and Caitlyn Owens. He was preceded in...
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Lawrence Peter Vernazza

August 8, 1923 - May 20, 2015

Lawrence Peter Vernazza was born 1923 in San Bruno to parents Giovanni Vernazza and Renee Abbott passed away at his home Wednesday May 20, 2015. Lawrence is survived by his wife, Edele; and his children; Linda and her husband Hice, Jim and his wife Ellen, Dean and his wife Joanne and Pete and his wife Tonja. Grandchildren Michael, Danny, Monica, Ashley (their mother Renee Vernazza), Cora,...
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Harry Constantine Curusis

December 12, 1923 - May 17, 2015

Harry Constantine Curusis was born on December 12, 1923 and passed away peacefully on May 17, 2015. Truly a man of the Greatest Generation, his zest for life and determination started as a young boy growing up on a ranch in Colma during the Depression. Harry was the son of Gus and Stella Curusis who immigrated from Greece. After graduating from Jefferson High School in Daly City, he received...
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Susan Louise Lawton

October 9, 1941 - May 16, 2015

Susan Louise Trowbridge Lawton was born on October 9th, 1941, in Fullerton, California. She was predeceased by her parents, Roy and Alice Trowbridge, and her eldest son, John Nightingale Lawton III. She was a wonderful cook and a gifted homemaker. She had excellent taste and grew gorgeous roses, camellias, and orchids. She enjoyed reading. Animals loved and trusted her. She was often seen...
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William Simon Drieslein

May 24, 1924 - May 14, 2015

• Born in Chicago, Illinois on 5/24/1924 to parents. Fred Drieslein and Anna Meyer, who immigrated from Germany. Sister, Sophie Anderschat, and brother, Fritz, both predeceased him. • Attended elementary schools in Chicago, Illinois; Grand Canyon, Arizona; San Jose, California; San Francisco, California • Left Mission High School, San Francisco in 1940 to become a soldier in the 250th...
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Jon Anzai

October 6, 1930 - May 14, 2015

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Joan Donovan Daschbach

May 5, 1928 - May 12, 2015

Joan Donovan Daschbach passed away peacefully in San Mateo CA on 12 May 2015 a week after her 87th birthday with her son John at her side. She succumbed to complications from a retinal melanoma. Joan, born 5 May 1928 in San Marino CA to John Lyle Donovan and Elsie McPherson, moved to Mexico in 1940 where she lived until returning to Occidental College. After teaching in Germany she taught...
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Gangaben Ambalal Patel

November 14, 1933 - May 8, 2015

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Sun Yuk Tong

September 11, 1930 - May 7, 2015

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Anastacia S. Co

May 9, 1923 - May 7, 2015

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Ina Elizabeth (Burdick) Ewers

May 23, 1915 - May 2, 2015

Ina E. Ewers passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 2, 2015, only three weeks before her 100th birthday. Ina was born in Meeker, Colorado, and was the 9th of 12 children born to John Vernon and Elizabeth Burdick. She lived a wonderful life growing up on their ranch. She graduated from Meeker High School in 1933 and then attended Beauty School before starting her career as a...
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Agnes Stewart

May 1, 2015

Agnes Stewart, 92, of San Mateo, California passed away May 1, 2015. Beloved wife of Walter F. Stewart. Loving mother of Michael, Renee, Buzz, Karen, John and Stephen Stewart. Devoted grandmother of Nicole, Sarah, Daniel, Jason, Brieanna, Carmen, Sarah, Emily and Julia. Great-grandson of Madeline and Jacob. Friends are invited to a reception on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 between 1:00-3:00 p.m....
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Harry Wing Tong

April 28, 2015

Harry W. Tong of Foster City passed away April 28, 2015. He was born February 1934 in Toisan, China, the youngest son of Koon Hai Tong and Ting Lit Tong. He was educated at Von Steuben High School and Wilson City Junior College in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Tong later received his Bachelors in Business Administration and his Masters in Accounting degrees from Roosevelt University. He obtained his...
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Louisa Gilvere Williams

August 6, 1913 - April 26, 2015

Louisa Gilvere Williams, a native of San Francisco, was born on August 6, 1913 and entered eternal life on April 26, 2015, at the age of 101. Lou's life was one of service to others and a joy in living. She was the daughter of John and Edith Gilvere. Lou had one brother, John and one sister, Emmeline. Both girls went on to become schoolteachers. After graduating from San Francisco...
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Sharalyn Sue Spiteri

February 10, 1933 - April 25, 2015

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Leticia Diaz Parayo

August 18, 1937 - April 24, 2015

Leticia Diaz Parayo August 18, 1937 - April 24, 2015 Leticia Diaz Parayo also known as "Tish" or "Lety" by family and friends passed away peacefully on April 24, 2015 at home. She was born August 18, 1937 in Goa, Camarines Sur, Philippines to Francisco Diaz and Divina Socorro. She married Macario "Mac" Combate Parayo March 1, 1958 in San Juan, Rizal, Philippines. They moved to Guam and...
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Pat O'Neil

January 21, 1921 - April 23, 2015

Pat died peacefully on April 23, 2015, in his home, surrounded by family. He was 94 years old. He is now reunited with his wife, Maxine, married 56 years. Pat was a proud father of four: Kathy Childs (Alan), Patty O'Neil (Tom Burgei), Eileen Hinch (Steve), and Tim O'Neil (Margaret); devoted grandfather of ten: Pati Lopez, Laura Sechrist, Nicolas Lopez, Morgan Hinch-Wood, Mike Stine, Bryan...
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William L. (Sully) Sullivan

November 11, 1931 - April 22, 2015

Sully passed away in the presence of his family at home on April 22nd. He lived in San Mateo and previously was from Rochester, NY. He is survived by his fiancé Jeanne Underwood, sons Robert, William & Terence; daughter Patricia and Louise (predeceased); grandsons Ryan & Shane, and 3 sisters and a brother. Graduate of Cornell Hotel School 1953, entrepreneur, hotel developer and...
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Catherine Boyar

September 1, 1916 - April 20, 2015

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Sneider & Sullivan & O'Connell's Funeral Home - FD-230
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