Celebrity Obituaries

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Norma Gene D'ercole

April 1, 1924 - November 30, 2015

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Tevis P. Martin, Jr.

June 25, 1932 - November 30, 2015

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Carol Joanne Way

August 1, 1930 - November 27, 2015

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Aquilino Garcia

March 10, 1952 - November 26, 2015

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Roderick Michael Linhares

July 17, 1927 - November 21, 2015

Died after a lengthy illness in Burlingame on November 21 at the age of 88. Born in San Francisco and raised in Daly City, Rod was the oldest of three children. He graduated from St. Ignatius high school in San Francisco in 1945 and served honorably in World War II. After graduating from the University of San Francisco, he enjoyed a thirty-five year career in education, serving as a teacher...
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Mario Alfred Viarengo

July 22, 1929 - November 20, 2015

Mario Viarengo passed away on November 20, 2015. Mario was born in San Francisco and was the first generation to be born in America. Mario was a long-time resident of the Bay Area. He worked as a mechanic and was a member of the Operating Engineers. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Pauline. He lived in San Mateo, where they raised two children, Kathy Nicholl (Rob) and John...
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Ruth A. Katz

July 10, 1928 - November 19, 2015

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, our Beloved Mom, Ruth A. Katz joined our Dad Oscar Katz and brother, Ronald Katz in Heaven. She is survived by her Sons; Robert (Linda) Katz and Donald (Teresa) Katz and her daughter; Nancy (Mark) Gonzalez. Mom leaves behind her Grandchildren; Robert (Erica) Richard Katz, Julia (Paul) Peterson, Darron Katz, Brenda (Josh) Beegle, Emma Gonzalez, and Joseph Gonzalez...
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Elaine Bernice Miner

April 16, 1920 - November 18, 2015

E. Bernice Miner was born April 1920 in San Francisco to Roy & Nettie. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1938, attended U.C. Berkley until November 2, 1940 when she married Arthur William Miner. She said her happiest day was her wedding and her saddest day was the death of her oldest son, Arthur. She was a proper lady with warm and courteous manners, enjoyed her family & friends and...
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Earl Watson, Sr.

March 22, 1926 - November 16, 2015

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Adrian Boon Leng Goh

August 5, 1940 - November 15, 2015

Adrian Boon Leng Goh was born in Singapore on August 5, 1940. He attended St. Michael's School and then Saint Joseph's Institute in Singapore. He went on to attend the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he secured his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering. Adrian returned to Singapore and married Mildred on October 3, 1971. They enjoyed almost 50...
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Kristin Louise Mackin

July 8, 1939 - November 12, 2015

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Andreas Christoforos Christoforidis

November 30, 1938 - November 12, 2015

Andreas "Andy" Christoforidis, of San Mateo, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family. Andy was a man with a big heart, humility, amazing character, personality and great integrity. Andy was born in Kavala in Northern Greece, the fourth of five children of Christoforos and Sofia. He met the love of his life, Edith, while studying in Germany. They married and together they...
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Christina Naughton

December 4, 1962 - November 11, 2015

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Justin Akempis Erwin

June 23, 1954 - November 10, 2015

Justin Erwin, 61, passed away on November 10, 2015 with family by his side. Justin grew up in the Sunset District of San Francisco and attended St. Cecilia and Sacred Heart Cathedral class of '72. He was a proud member of the Operating Engineers Local # 3 where he retired after more than 30 years of heavy machine operation, specializing in tower cranes. He had a deep passion for surfing, the...
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Tevita Ula Afuhaamango

February 5, 1933 - November 9, 2015

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Kathleen Patricia Guillory

November 15, 1936 - November 8, 2015

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John Luigi Chiappe

August 31, 1931 - November 6, 2015

John Chiappe peacefully returned home to his Heavenly Father on November 6, 2015, having touched countless lives here on Earth. He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by family and friends spanning the San Francisco Peninsula, as well as in his homeland of Varese, Ligure, Italy. John brought us his love for tradition and the simple joys of life. He lived in service of his family...
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Elizabeth Daniel

November 25, 1927 - November 2, 2015

Dr. Elizabeth Daniel of San Mateo California - loving mother to Raymond, Eric, Philippe, & Denise; adoring grandmother to Jeannette, Brian, Rafael, and Joshua - departed this earth on November 2nd 2015 at 11:24 a.m. to return to the love of her life Mayer Daniel in the faithful arms of her loving maker. This respected mentor and pillar of her community will be missed by many and remembered by...
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Florin Mihail Ionescu

July 18, 1927 - November 1, 2015

Florin was born in Romania on July 18, 1927 in a family of many generations of Romanian orthodox priests. As a teenager, he lived through very harsh times during the WWII. He attended the Polytechnic University of Timisoara and earned a master degree in Civil Engineering. He was very passionate about his profession and loved the construction industry where he worked for over 60 years. While...
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Andrew Joseph Conway

September 24, 1930 - October 30, 2015

Andrew Joseph Conway, 85, of San Mateo, California, passed away on October 30, 2015. Andrew was born in San Francisco to Andrew and Mary Conway on September 24, 1930. He resided on Drake Avenue in Burlingame with his six siblings. He attended Our Lady of Angels in Burlingame and Serra High School in San Mateo were he excelled in basketball, baseball and football. He graduated from the...
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Vanessa Rae Kessler Scheger

February 25, 1956 - October 29, 2015

Vanessa Scheger passed away on October 29, 2015 at the age of 59. She was born February 25, 1956 and raised in Meservey, Iowa. Vanessa was preceded in death by her father Raymond Kessler. She is survived by her loving mother Viola Kessler; devoted husband Paul E Scheger of 24 years; beloved brother Calvin Kessler, and his two sons Elliott Ray Kessler and Austin Pals Kessler. Vanessa...
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Jose N. Diaz

March 20, 1926 - October 28, 2015

Jose Diaz, a resident of Menlo Park since 1957, died October 28, 2015, after a brief battle with mesothelioma. He was 89. Born in Almendral de la Cañada, Spain, on March 20, 1926, he came to Menlo Park in 1957 after marrying his childhood sweetheart, Pauline Diaz, who had come to California in 1948 with her family. They were married for 55 years until her death in 2011. They raised two...
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Beverly Jean Hyde

October 28, 2015

Beverly Jean Hyde of Belmont, passed away on October. 28, 2015 after fighting cancer for 4 ½ years. She is survived by her husband Hubert Hyde, sister Sharon Welz, children Sandra and Glenn Schweickert, Cheryl Maninger, Gene Maninger, Gail Maninger, Gary Maninger, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Beverly was born in 1929 to the late, Joseph and Amelia Gregoire in San Francisco. ...
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Mary Jane Cowing

April 5, 1916 - October 27, 2015

Mary Jane Cowing was born on April 5, 1916 in Denver, Colorado. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 99.5 years on October 27, 2015. Mary Jane was a long-time resident of the San Francisco Bay Area (for the past 60 years), living in the Sunset District of San Francisco, then moving near her to daughter in Petaluma, followed by relocation back to Burlingame, then nearer...
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Pearl Vida Rogers

August 13, 1918 - October 27, 2015

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Douglas Wade Robertson

April 18, 1953 - October 26, 2015

Douglas Robertson loved life and he didn't leave this world willingly. Anyone who had the opportunity to know Doug knew that he loved people and detested rules. Doug grew up outside of Detroit Michigan with 3 brothers. His mother was a wild spirit, and inspired Doug to find the fun in living. She was the kind of mother who didn't scold the boys for toilet papering the neighbor's trees because...
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Rose Marie Ozenne

September 12, 1930 - October 26, 2015

Rose Marie Ozenne, a resident of Orangevale, California passed away on October 26th in her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of George Ozenne Jr. Mother of Dwayne Ozenne, George Ozenne III and Rochelle Gatt. Mother-in-law to Julie Ozenne and Larry Gatt. Grandmother to Jessica Joyce, Danielle Gatt, Kaitlyn Ozenne and Parker Ozenne. She is survived by her sisters...
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Ruth Tuason Carino

July 11, 1924 - October 23, 2015

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Shirley Rose

September 28, 1928 - October 20, 2015

Shirley Rose passed away on October 20, 2015 at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving husband Alfred Rose and her two cherished sons; Paul and Jim. Shirley was the proud grandmother of Colin Rose and Kevin Rose. Shirley worked as a Teacher's Aid for Baywood and Parkside Schools in San Mateo and also served as an usher for the SF Giants for many years. A Memorial Service is...
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Jiro Mukai

August 4, 1925 - October 20, 2015

Jiro Mukai passed away peacefully on Oct. 20, 2015 at the age of 90 at a memory care facility in Burlingame, CA due to Parkinson's related illness. He was the son of Jisaku & Riyo (Sakai) Mukai. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Michi Mukai; sons Kevin Mukai of Campbell, and Wesley (Jessica) Mukai of Foster City; sister, Irene (Larry) Katayama. He was predeceased by brothers Goro ...
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Evans Noyes Klingner

July 15, 1914 - October 20, 2015

Evans Noyes Klingner, age 101, died peacefully in his sleep on October 20, 2015 in Belmont, California. He was born on July 15, 1914 in Roswell, New Mexico to George McAllister Klingner and Stella Inez (née Evans) Klingner. He attended elementary schools in California's San Joaquin Valley and San Francisco; Lowell High School in San Francisco; and the University of California at Berkeley,...
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Rosella Jane Burnham

March 6, 1923 - October 18, 2015

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Robert Fontino

March 10, 1944 - October 14, 2015

Robert Fontino, a resident of San Mateo, passed away peacefully at the age of 71. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Fontino, 7 children, many relatives and friends.
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Adrienne Lynn Hogg

February 24, 1947 - October 9, 2015

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Delphine Helen Chell

June 7, 1921 - October 9, 2015

Del was born in Chicago, Illinois. She worked for the Illinois Central Railroad and At&T until her retirement in 1986. She is preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Caroline Lang. She is survived by her daughter, Marti Mihojevich and son-in-law, Mick. She was the beloved grandmother of 3 and great-grandmother of 6: David Mihojevich and Jennifer and their children Casey and Tyler; Michael...
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Joseph Gene Park

June 24, 1967 - October 6, 2015

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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

Robert "Bob" Otto Lange, 77, went to his heavenly home on September 30, 2015 after a short illness. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Robert was born to the late Otto and Alvina Lange, a Salesman and a homemaker respectively, in Milwaukee, WI on August 16, 1938. Robert attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison...
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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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