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Mary Frances Fleming

February 10, 1924 - January 16, 2018

Mary Frances Fleming, age 93, passed away peacefully on January 16, 2018 in Oceanside California from pneumonia. Mary was born February 10, 1924 in Clinton Iowa. She served in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1949 as a First Class Petty Officer, working as a Pharmacist Mate and technician in Obstetrics and Surgery where she met her late husband Ensign Richard O'Halloran Fleming. She is...
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Julius "Jim" James Kaufman, Jr.

November 1, 1933 - January 15, 2018

Julius "Jim" James Kaufman Jr. passed away on Monday January 15th, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Jim grew up in Michigan and graduated from Lincoln High School in Ferndale. He attended Hillsdale College and was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity before he volunteered and enlisted in the United States Army in 1954. Jim completed his basic training at Camp Chaffee in Arkansas...
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Charles Vincent Calleja

July 13, 1935 - January 14, 2018

Beloved husband of Julie Calleja, caring brother of Paul Calleja (Virginia Calleja) and George Blue (Barbara Blue). Devoted father of Greg Calleja (Ualani Calleja), Roxanne Hendrickson (John Hendrickson), Paul Calleja (Doris Calleja), and Chris Calleja (Jennifer Calleja). Loving grandfather to Cole Hendrickson, Becky Calleja, Joey Calleja, and many wonderful nieces and nephews. He is preceded in...
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Natalie Kondrasheff

November 15, 1946 - January 13, 2018

Natalie Kondrasheff, aged 71, passed away at home at 9:00pm on Saturday, January 13, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Albert J. Faung Jr., devoted mother of Michael Vladimir Kondrasheff, and cherished grandmother of Nikolai Barr and Anya Kondrasheff. Natalie was born in Shanghai, China on November 15, 1946 to Rostislav and Zinaida Bredoff. As an infant, Natalie,...
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Corina Sophia Stafford

September 28, 2003 - January 8, 2018

Beloved daughter of Gale Stafford and Ana Stafford, caring sister of Valentina Stafford, and the cherished granddaughter of Frannie Stafford and Brenda Centeno. Corina was born in Berkeley, CA. She grew up with her family in Illinois and the Bay Area. In the Bay Area she attended Emerson Elementary in Berkeley, and Borel Middle School in San Mateo. As class president of the student council at...
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William Joseph Correll

March 13, 1925 - January 6, 2018

William J. Correll, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018 at his home in Millbrae, CA at the age of 92. William was the son of Pauline Correll, who survived the 1908 earth quake, predeceased in 1974. William was born and raised in San Francisco where he attended Mission High. At the age of 18 he enlisted in the Marine Corp. He served in WW II and Korea; ranked PLG Sergeant E-6. He returned...
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Robert (Bob) L. Cardelli

December 13, 1928 - January 1, 2018

Robert (Bob) L. Cardelli was born December 13, 1928 in Fall River, Massachusetts to Angelo and Fanny Cardelli and then moved to South San Francisco as a teenager and then ended up residing in San Mateo in 1957 and staying there till his passing. Beloved husband to Elaine Cardelli (for 64.5 years), cherished father to John and Brenda Cardelli (Livesey), caring brother to Alindo, Rev. Msgr....
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Sharon Steventon

December 28, 2017

Sharon Lynne Steventon of Hillsborough left this world begrudgingly on December 28, 2017. In her final days and hours, she was at peace in her childhood home that she loved, where she was able to watch the sunrise over the Bay from her bed every morning. Daughter of John and Willetta Steventon, Lynne was a Burlingame High School Graduate (Class of '57) and lived most of her 77 years in San Mateo...
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Gregory Hedges Smelzer

December 23, 2017

Gregory Hedges Smelzer 1975 ~ 2017 Gregory Hedges Smelzer, age 42 years, of Burlingame, California, passed away unexpectedly in the early morning of December 23, 2017 of a heart arrythmia, and his family and friends are heartbroken with this tragic event. Greg was born in Ogden, Utah on September 15, 1975 to Quentin R. Smelzer, Jr. and Margot Hedges Smelzer. He grew up in the small town of...
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Katherine Loukianoff

September 3, 1974 - December 22, 2017

Katherine Loukianoff passed away suddenly on December 22, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Alex Loukianoff, cherished daughter of Nicholas and Tania Ionoff, and dear sister of MaryAnn (Chris) Moore. Katherine was born in San Francicsco and worked many years in the online retail business. A Panihida will be held at 7 pm Tuesday, December 26, and a funeral liturgy at 10:00 am Wednesday, December...
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Jean Finnegan Mullin

December 17, 2017

Beloved wife of Michael Mullin, caring sister of late Bernard J Finnegan, devoted mother of Katie (& Michael) Ruef, Michael (& Christine) Mullin III, Teresa (& Michael) Garrett, Brian (& Trasi) Mullin, Patrick (& Rebecca) Mullin, and Beth (& Robert) Buck. She was the cherished grandmother of 20 grandchildren: Joe, Mikaela, and Bryan Ruef; Aidan Mullin; Casey, Brendan, Fiona, and Sinead Garrett;...
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Jeanne Catherine Vitrano

December 12, 2017

Jeanne Catherine Vitrano, loving wife of the late John Vitrano for 61 years. Native of San Francisco, born in the Marina District, lived in Millbrae for fifty-two years and volunteered at Peninsula Hospital for forty-five years. An avid traveler with her husband and she will be missed by her family and her many friends. Services will be held, Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Crosby-N. Gray & Co., 2...
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Richard Michael Mello

December 6, 2017

October 14, 1955 December 6, 2017 In Loving Memory: ""You will always be loved and forever in our hearts"". When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure ~ unknown. Beloved brother-in-law of James Schweifler, Patricia Schweifler and Carol S. Mello. Devoted Uncle of: Justin Roman, Jeanna Roman and Teresa Han Mello. Father to his beloved cat, Mercury Mello. Richard was...
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Bernard "Bernie" Mullins

December 5, 2017

Bernard "Bernie" Patrick Mullins February 10, 1932 - December 5, 2017 Bernie Patrick Mullins passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in San Mateo. Family and friends had a chance to spend time with Bernie during the last few weeks of his life at the wonderful and caring Mission Hospice Home in San Mateo. Family, faith and music were the main focus of Bernie's life and a thread...
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Donald K. Kakalia

January 31, 1935 - December 4, 2017

Donald K. Kakalia Sr. received his wings to heaven on December 4th 2017. He was born on January 31st 1935 in Honolulu HI. He is survived by his wife Lorraine, with whom he have 57 wonderful years together, and his children: Uilani Talbert (Chris), Donald Jr., Albert, Lance (Dina), Gregory (Susan), Leatrice (José), and Solomon (deceased) daughter-in-law Rita. 11 grandchildren, 8 great...
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Flavian Patrick Welstead

September 24, 1939 - December 4, 2017

Fr. Flavian Welstead was born to John and Helen Welstead in Douglas, Cork, Ireland on September 24, 1939. At his baptism he was given the name Patrick Finbar. He was received as a Capuchin Franciscan on October 3, 1959 in Rochestown, County Cork, where he took Flavian as his religious name. A year later on October 4th he made his first profession. He studied philosophy at St. Bonaventure's and...
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Robert Paul "Bobby" Escobar

August 28, 1953 - December 1, 2017

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Mark Means Mitchell

November 23, 2017

Mark Means Mitchell, a resident of Millbrae, CA, died on November 23, 2017, from complications resulting from a brain tumor. He leaves behind his loving wife, Tracy, and her son, Brandon. He is also survived by his mother, Adrienne Hiscox Mitchell, who still resides in the family home in Hillsborough. His father, Bruce Mitchell, predeceased him in December of 2009. Bruce was an alumnus of...
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Marilyn G. Karasky

November 10, 2017

Wife of Joseph Craig Karasky of San Mateo, CA; mother of Chris Kohlbry and mother-in-law of Pam Kohlbry, San Marcos, CA; mother of Paul W. Kohlbry, Belmont, CA; grandmother of Paul A. Kohlbry, Baltimore, MD and Marc Kohlbry, Ithaca, NY; step-mother of Jill (Ralph and daughters) Hoskins, San Luis Obispo, CA, Craig (Ann and sons) Karasky, San Carlos, CA, and Valerie (John) Stefan, Boise, ID;...
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Matthew Edward Eric Cruz

February 1, 1999 - November 1, 2017

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Adele Recchioni Franco

June 7, 1921 - November 1, 2017

ADELE RECCHIONI FRANCO also known as Dina. Mother of Elba Franco Pannitto and Alba Franco. Cherrished grandmother of Giulia (Tim), Giovanna (Julio). Great grandmother of Corinna, Gianfranco , Gianna ,and Francesca. Also survived by Sister Elsa and Brother Atilio. Nieces, nephews in the United States, Argentina, Italy, and Australia. Born and raised in Porto S an Giorgio provincial de Ascoli...
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Badie Y. Girgis

September 27, 1922 - October 23, 2017

Badie Y. Girgis, devoted husband and father, good friend and trusted colleague to many, died peacefully at Mission House in San Mateo, with his family at his side. He is survived by his wife Teresa, son Michael of Richmond, CA, daughter Caroline of Belmont, CA, his sister Renee Yacoub Nashed of Cairo, Egypt, many nieces and nephews, and grand-nieces and grand-nephews. He was preceded in death by...
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Jenny Choy Wan Kiely

October 21, 2017

Jenny Choy Wan Kiely March 5, 1936 - October 21, 2017 Resident of San Mateo Jenny was a devoted mother to Tom Kiely, and beloved mother-in-law to Tammy Kiely, treasured grandmother to Holden and Noah Kiely, and a caring sister to her two brothers: Choy Ming Tong and the late Choy Kong Tong; she was a loving wife to the late James Thomas Kiely; and a cherished daughter to her mother, Kum Kau...
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Matthew D. Smith

October 21, 2017

Matthew D. Smith 1966-2017 Matthew passed away after a long illness on October 21, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Susan Pringle Smith, father Deming D. Smith and sister Suzanne Shah (Kim) and fiancé, Madell Calhoun. He was known as "Cowboy" by his many close friends. He will be missed for his larger than life personality and caring, loving nature. He will always be in our hearts. ...
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Dorothy Anne Michael

June 25, 1934 - October 18, 2017

Beloved wife of John Michael (Jack) of 63 years, devoted mother of Barbara Michael, Laura Dolan, John Michael, and Mark Michael. Inspiring Grandmother of 9 and loving Great Grandmother of 3 "Dottie" was born in San Francisco, attended Lincoln High School and graduate of SF State and instrumental in the Family business for over 50 years. Enjoyed sailing, traveling, and spending time with her...
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Carol Ann Newman

August 22, 1938 - October 13, 2017

Carol Ann Newman passed away peacefully in Oakland, California on October 13, 2017 at age 79. Born and raised in New York City, Carol was a New Yorker through and through. She was a proud graduate of The Bronx High School of Science and earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees at Hunter College. She married Howard Newman in 1960 and they were happily married for 50 years. After living with her...
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Norma Anne Isoardi

August 9, 1923 - October 13, 2017

Beloved mother of Steven, Gary, and Robert Isoardi, and Diane Dorricott. She was the devoted grandmother of Carolyn, Peter, and Philip Dorricott. Norma was also a treasured mother-in-law to Jeannette Lindsay, Donna Raffaelli, and Robert Dorricott. Friends and family are invited to a Funeral Mass and Rosary on Monday, October 23, 2017, at St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church, 600 Columbia Dr.,...
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Mimi Carlson

December 2, 1925 - October 12, 2017

Our beloved Mother passed away peacefully at home on Oct 12th with her loving family by her side. Mimi was born in Antwerp, Belgium. She was the second child of Maurice and Mireille (Gillard) Pelgrims. Two months after Mimi's birth, her mother passed away from pneumonia. Several years later, Maurice met and married Helene, a woman full of grace, charm, and kindness. A third sibling (Monique) was...
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Corradina Cora Fontana

November 11, 1931 - October 5, 2017

Cora, 85, was taken by ovarian cancer, diagnosed in July 2017 and spent her resting days at home with her family. Cora was married to Dante Fontana, divorced and lived a wonderful fulfilled life with Giovanni Del Barga her sweetheart of 30 years. Cora was born in a small town near Lucca, Italy. Migrated to America in 1955 lived in San Francisco and retired from Gallo Salami in 1995. Her...
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Armando Velasco Enriquez, Jr.

January 16, 1943 - October 4, 2017

Armando V. Enriquez, Jr. passed away peacefully in San Mateo, California on October 4, 2017 at the age of 74. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, Lolo, brother, uncle, and friend. He was a total foodie and enjoyed belly laughing whenever he could. He was the light in so many lives - and no words can express how much we will miss him. A memorial mass will be held at St. Catherine of...
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Deborah Anne Mast

August 31, 1962 - September 29, 2017

Deborah passed away at the age of 55 in Seattle while attending a conference she planned as president of the Transplant Financial Coordinators Association. Beloved wife of Stephen Mast who passed in August, loving mother of Melissa and Samantha Mast. She is survived by her daughters, her brother Andrew Knox, and her half brother Paul Knox. She was preceded in death by her husband Steve, her...
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Oliver J. Olson III

May 19, 1933 - September 22, 2017

Oliver J. Olson, III passed away on September 22, 2017, in Mill Valley, CA. He was predeceased by his father (Oliver J. Olson, Jr.), mother (Grace Buckley Olson), and sister (Cynthia Marshall). He was born on May 19, 1933, in San Francisco and lived there until the family moved to San Rafael in 1939. He commuted with friends he had made at St. Raphael's School to Saint Ignatius in San...
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Kathryn Porter Keck

September 16, 2017

Kathryn Keck, or Kathe to family and friends, passed away at home in San Mateo, CA, on September 16 after 11 years of fighting breast cancer. She is survived by her adoring husband, Frank, of San Mateo, four children—Kimberly (Mark) Weinstein, Frank III (Rachel), Thomas (Antoinette), and Lucy (Michael) de Anda—and 11 grandchildren: Rachel and Shoshana Weinstein (Boston and Seattle); Dax,...
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Ada Elia Passanisi

September 7, 2017

Beloved wife of Vincent August Passanisi (deceased); devoted mother to Margaret P. Passanisi (deceased); Carmel S. Passanisi, and Dominic P. Passanisi (Sue); grandmother to Sebastian (Jacqueline) and Maura Passanisi; great grandmother to Levi, Ezra and Saul Passanisi, Ada Elia Passanisi died on September 7, 2017, in her residence in Belmont at the age of 96, having lived a long, full life. Ada...
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Gerald Grady Rouse

October 29, 1968 - August 30, 2017

Gerald Rouse passed peacefully in Burlingame, California on August 30th 2017 at the age of 48. Gerald was born on October 29th, 1968, to William and Maria Rouse. He was married to his great love, Mary Elizabeth McNinch Rouse for 25 wonderful years. During most of their married life, they resided in South San Francisco, California, with their beloved cats and birds. Those that remember...
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Beverley Ferrier Moore

August 25, 2017

Beverley Ferrier Moore died peacefully at home in San Mateo on August 25, 2017 at age 72. She is survived by her loving husband John D. Moore III, daughter Susie of New York, New York, son John IV (Anne) and granddaughter Shelby of Lake Oswego, Oregon. The family would like to thank Dr. Bernard Steyer and the entire Mission Hospice team. A service for immediate family will be held at the...
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Rosemary Zuniga Hutcherson

August 23, 2017

Rosemary Zuniga Hutcherson November 15, 1948 - August 23 2017 Resident of Montara Beloved wife of Bobby Hutcherson, caring sister of Victoria Zuniga, Alex Zuniga, Tony Zuniga, Connie Fiame and Elizabeth Ramos. Devoted mother of Teddy Hutcherson, Barry Hutcherson, Jasiri Stewart and mother-in-law to Paige Hutcherson. Cherished grandmother to Bobby James Hutcherson, Ruby Rose Hutcherson and...
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Robert Armstrong Sayle

August 19, 2017

Robert Armstrong Sayle, cherished by family and friends, passed away suddenly on August 19th. Bob was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but spent his childhood in Birmingham, Michigan. He received a BS in civil engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University where he met his wife of 47 years, Mary Kay. After graduation from Indiana, Bob moved to Chicago and worked for Arthur Andersen...
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Robert Bob Johnson

August 17, 2017

September 30, 1957 – August 17, 2017 Robert "Bob" James Johnson was born in Chicago, Illinois to Russell and Geraldine Johnson. Bob passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Burlingame, California. Beloved husband of Marion Claire Saroni and loving father of Robert James Johnson, Jr. He is also survived by his siblings, Scott Johnson and Karen McCrindle. Bob enjoyed traveling,...
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Stephen Lee Mast

December 29, 1955 - August 15, 2017

Stephen died suddenly at the age of 61 while enjoying a long-awaited family vacation. Beloved husband of Deborah Mast, loving father of Melissa and Samantha Mast. He is also survived by his brother Gary Mast and his wife Angelina, of Redwood City, and Greg Mast and his wife Diane, of Morgan Hill, he was preceded in death by his Mother, Dorothy, and his father, Jerome. Steve was a loving, kind...
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James G.B. DeMartini, Jr.

June 26, 1928 - August 14, 2017

James G. B. DeMartini, Jr. 06/26/1928 - 08/14/2017 James G. B. "Jim" DeMartini, Jr., Honored Serviceman, pilot, flight instructor, teacher, mentor, coach, beloved husband and father died peacefully on 08/14/2017. He is predeceased by his beloved wife and co-pilot in life of 66 years Mary C. DeMartini (2017). Jim was the son of James G.B. and Ethel DeMartini Sr, and the grandson of The...
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Christa Anna Krenn

August 8, 2017

Christa Anna Krenn A native of Mittweida, Germany and a resident of San Mateo since 1970. Christa worked in catering for the hospital industry for 20 years. She is survived by her husband, Martin John Krenn, Jr., and family. She will be greatly missed. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00AM at Crosby-N. Gray & Co., 2 Park Rd in Burlingame.
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Dominic A. Lucia

January 26, 1924 - July 31, 2017

Dominic was proceeded in death by his wife of 60 years, June Lucia, his parents Mary and Peter Lucia, as well as his brother Sam Lucia. Devoted father of John Lucia, Rick Lucia, Cathie Lucia Hawkes (Richard), and Caroline Lucia. Cherished grandfather of Antonio Lucia (Alison). Great grandfather to Joseph and Michael Lucia. Dominic was born and raised in San Francisco in North Beach. He...
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Gloria Jane Mitman

July 23, 2017

Gloria Jane Mitman passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Burlingame, California. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Donald Mitman for 45 years until his death in 1991. She was 92. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mildred Lessner. After graduating from Forest Park High School, Gloria took classes at the Maryland Institute College of Art (Rinehart...
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John Cassanego

July 17, 2017

Beloved husband for almost 70 years of Rina Cassanego, proud father of Michael and Mark Cassanego and father-in-law of their wives Linda (Segretto) Cassanego and Diane Paolini Cassanego, and devoted grandfather ("Nonno") to John, Brian and Christopher Cassanego and Dante, Tony and Lia Cassanego and caring great-grandfather to Pikaia and Nava Cassanego and Emilia and Adrian Cassanego. Loving...
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Vera Tina Garrett

July 17, 2017

She and her husband, Blackburn, who preceded her in death, owned and operated Garrett's Ice Cream at 1900 Alemany Blvd. for over twenty years until his death in 1976. Their son, Duane preceded his mother in death in 1995. They are survived by their daughter, Janice. Remembered with love.
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Micaela (Mica) Soriano Nanihuaka Nereu

January 12, 1986 - July 4, 2017

Micaela (Mica) Soriano Nanihuaka Nereu was born in San Francisco, January 12, 1986 to Douglas and Sharie Nereu. She attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Redwood City and Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton, where she played volleyball and basketball. Basketball remained important to Mica throughout her studies at Regis College and Claremont McKenna College, from which she graduated in 2008...
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Melvin D. Frank

May 14, 1923 - July 3, 2017

Melvin David Frank, a long-time resident of San Mateo, passed away peacefully at his home on July 3, 2017. He was born May 14, 1923 in Madison, Wisconsin to Elmer and Helen (Sweet) Frank. Mel spent most of his childhood in Los Angeles and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School. He enlisted and served in the U. S. Navy and was honorably discharged from flight school at the end of WWII....
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Victoria Kurtz Turner

July 3, 2017

Victoria Kurtz Turner of Hillsborough passed away suddenly on July 3, 2017. Vickie was 57 years old. Vickie was born and raised on the San Francisco Peninsula. Vickie was the wife of David Turner. They were married for 31 years. She was the beloved daughter of Courtney H. Kurtz (deceased) and Barbara Berwick Kurtz. She also is survived by her sister Elizabeth Kurtz. Vickie attended Notre...
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Thomas George Neumayr

April 13, 1932 - July 2, 2017

Thomas George Neumayr of Hillsborough, 85, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Alice Devine Neumayr for 56 years. He was a devoted father to Preston (Rena Neumayr), Evelyn (David Coglizer), Jane (Chris Galli), and Thomas Neumayr. He was always surrounded by his grandchildren: Alice and Michelle Coglizer, Christopher and Ella Galli, and Nicole, Michelle, and Laura...
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Alice Dimon

May 24, 1930 - June 30, 2017

Alice Dimon went to live with the Lord on June 30, 2017. She leaves behind Stewart, her husband of 67 years; her children, Stewart J. and Jeanne E.; her daughter-in-law, Diana; her two grandsons, Matthew and James; and a brother, John Sanders. Alice was a teacher, and as her students will attest, she was "Born to Teach." She graduated with a BA degree and an elementary teaching credential on...
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Conny Sench

June 19, 2017

Kostia was born in Vladivostok, Russia. In 1924, his parents fled from Russia due to the occupation of Siberia by the communists. His father worked as a mechanic in Harbin, Manchuria. In 1927 the family moved to Tsingtao, China. In 1929, Kostia began studies at a British school called the Redcroft School, later changed to St. Giles British School. He graduated ultimately from the Russian...
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Bruce Gerald Heathcote

October 30, 1942 - June 14, 2017

Beloved husband of Patricia Heathcote for 53 years, caring brother of Kirk Heathcote and Teri King and brother in law to Michael Chapman. Devoted father to daughter Christine Vella, son in law William Vella, grandson Anthony Vella, his wife Katelyn Vella and great grandson Ayden Vella, grandson Nick Vella and his wife Jessica Vella, daughter Vikki Philp son in law Ken Philp and grandsons Tyler...
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Robert "Bob" Schoeppner

June 8, 1931 - June 2, 2017

Robert F. "Bob" Schoeppner died in Belmont, California on June 2, 2017, a few days short of his eighty-sixth birthday (June 8, 1931). Bob was a life-long resident of San Mateo County. He was a graduate of UC Davis, where he studied entomology. His career as an entomologist spanned some thirty years with the County of San Mateo. He was a proud Veteran, a member of E. Clampus Vitus, the California...
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Andrew Joseph McCarthy

November 29, 1932 - May 29, 2017

Andrew McCarthy was born in San Francisco to Andrew Jeremiah McCarthy and Kathleen Mary McCarthy. He passed away peacefully at his home in Burlingame with his wife, Marge and son, Brian at his side on May 29, 2017. Andy was a loving and devoted husband to Marge, his wife of fifty-six years, the proud father of Stephen and Brian, and proud grandfather of Kelsey, Kendall and Connor McCarthy,...
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Caroline Savage Foster

June 3, 1936 - May 19, 2017

Caroline Savage Foster (June 3, 1936 – May 19, 2017) Caroline passed away peacefully at the age of 80. She was born and raised in Dallas, Texas to Alton and Lavina Savage. Caroline went to the University of Oklahoma, where she pledged Delta Gamma, and where she met her husband, John R. "Bob" Foster. Together they had 3 children: sons Bobby and Jeff, and daughter Allison. Caroline was...
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Richard Elwood

April 12, 1932 - May 19, 2017

Richard Elwood passed away peacefully in San Mateo on May 19, 2017. He was 85 years old. Born in Joliet, Illinois, Rick earned his B.A. and Master's degrees at Indiana University. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan. Rick had a distinguished career as a Certified Public Accountant. He worked for Arthur Andersen LLP in Chicago and Tokyo. In 1965, he transferred to the San...
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John Allan Carambat

September 9, 1946 - May 17, 2017

John Allan Carambat September 9, 1946 – May 17, 2017 Resident of Millbrae John passed away peacefully on May 17, 2017 in Redwood City, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 70 years old. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he and his family moved to Burlingame, California in 1953. John was a proud Padre, graduating from Junipero Serra High School in 1965, and he received his...
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Millicent L Stitzel

May 12, 2017

Millicent L Stitzel July 1915 - May 2017 Millicent was born in San Francisco in 1915 to Sophie and Milton Lepetich. She graduated from Lowell High School and went on to U.C. Berkeley graduating in 1938. Millicent began teaching the primary grades for the Oakland Public Schools, a career that spanned 35 years. Millicent was respected and loved by her students, student teachers and faculty....
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Christopher Sonny Martin

May 12, 2017

Christopher Sonny Martin, a resident of Burlingame, CA. Passed away on May 12, 2017 at the age of 32. He worked as a retail manager for 7 years. A memorial mass will be held at 10:00am, Monday, May 22, 2017 at Our Lady of Angels Church, Burlingame. Interment to follow at Italian Cemetery, Colma, CA.
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Oskan Mazlumian

February 15, 1931 - May 10, 2017

Beloved husband of Nurisa Mazlumian, devoted father of Liza Meyer (Peter), Lora Ravenscroft, Alex Mazlumian (Ana) and cherished grandfather to Alex and Nicole Meyer, Nicholas and Megan Ravenscroft, and Christopher and Natalie Mazlumian passed away on May 10, 2017 surrounded by his family. Preceded in death in 1989 by his loving brother Gober. Oskan was born in Istanbul, Turkey on Feb 15, 1931...
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Irene Theresa Rosenberg

May 8, 2017

Born in San Francisco, CA, spending most of her life as a resident of Pacifica, CA Beloved wife of the late Albert M. Rosenberg of Pacifica, CA, sister of the late Catherine Trudell, loving mother of Gerald (Jerry) Rosenberg and cherished mother-in-law of Claire Rosenberg. Devoted grandmother of Gregory Rosenberg, Melissa Rosenberg Casey and the late Jeffrey Rosenberg. Treasured great...
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Eugenie Marie Kozak

May 8, 2017

Eugenie Marie Kozak May 8, 1923-May 8, 2017 Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia Resident of Burlingame Beloved Mother of Genie Kozak Preceded in death by husband Vaclav Kozak Talented watercolorist; inspired by her homeland Crocker Bank Retiree Wanted and succeeded to leave this earth quietly
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Charles Bernard McGuigan

May 31, 1934 - April 30, 2017

Charles "Chuck" is survived by his wife, of 60 years, Jean Marie. Devoted father to Michael (Donna) McGuigan, Catherine (Ed) Luzzi, Matthew (Valerie) McGuigan, Mark (Catherine) McGuigan, Virginia McGuigan, Christopher (Bianka) McGuigan, Julia (Robert) Gauci; grandfather to Kyle, Ryan, Kimberly, Barbara, Danny, Tony, Connor, Caity, Rachel, Bridget, Kelly, Kevin, Alex, Andrew, Jaime, Nikki, Joey...
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John Vitrano

April 27, 2017

John Vitrano was born on Nov. 5, 1929 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He passed away on April 27, 2017 with his wife by his bedside. As a young man he attended Boys Trade and Technical High School from there he joined the Merchant Marines. In 1948 he enlisted in the Army and served with the 1st Calvary in Japan. In 1950 his company commander chose and offered him a position with the Honor Guards to...
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Eugenia M Romeo

April 27, 2017

Eugenia M. Romeo November 9, 1950 - April 27, 2017 Eugenia (Gena) died peacefully at home after a year long battle with brain cancer. Gena is survived by her loving husband of 42 years Frank Romeo. Her parents, Thomas and Jean Kelly, preceded her in death. Gena also joins her beautiful son Albert (Albie) Romeo into the next life, eternal with God. Through her many battles in life, Gena...
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Beth D. Remington

April 24, 2017

Beth D. Remington passed away peacefully with her family on April 24, 2017. She was born in San Mateo on January 11, 1925 to Walt and Lucille Wisnom. Everyone knew Beth to be a kind, loving, and giving individual with a keen sense of humor. Even in her last days she only thought of the health and well-being of others and, of course, her sense of humor stayed with her. Her husband, Hugh E....
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Diane Ellen Biancalana

April 23, 2017

Diane Ellen Biancalana (nee Cassidy) Passed away peacefully at home on April 21, 2017. She was 69. Diane was a native 3rd generation San Franciscan born on May 12, 1947. She was the fourth of seven children and the only daughter of Gloria and Jack Cassidy. She attended catholic schools in San Francisco, Westlake and Burlingame, graduating from Mills High School in Millbrae, CA class of 1965....
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Bruce Alan Bosley

April 18, 2017

Loving husband for 42 years of Jeannie Bosley, proud and devoted father of Adam Bosley and caring brother of Brenda Bosley. Bruce was a gentle and kind man who lived with intention and integrity. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing. He was a creative cook and had a lifelong enthusiasm for computers and current technology. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed and remembered. At...
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Jorge P. Hernandez

August 10, 1942 - April 18, 2017

Beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather Jorge P. Hernandez of Burlingame, CA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on April 18th , 2017 at the age of 74. Jorge is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Ramona Hernandez and his children Maria, Hector and Everaldo Hernandez as well as his grandchildren Eva, Maricella, Jorge, Mateo, Mylah and Marcello. Jorge is now reunited with...
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Giuseppe "Joe" Ruggiero

August 6, 1938 - April 16, 2017

Giuseppe "Joe" Ruggiero died peacefully on April 16, 2017. He was born in Verbicaro, Italy on August 8, 1938 the son of Angelo and Grazia Ruggiero. He came to San Francisco in 1960 and earned his degree in International Relations at San Francisco State. Joe's career began in the banking industry while working multiple jobs to support his family. In the late1970's he became a Real Estate agent...
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Dino Alexander Copes

August 29, 1919 - April 16, 2017

Dino Alexander Copes - The soul of our family passed away on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, at the age of 97 with his devoted family by his side. He was born on August 27, 1919 in Oakland, California. He worked for Merrill Lynch for 57 years and retired as Vice President. He was an accomplished accordionist and he enriched all who heard him perform. Dino was the beloved husband of the late...
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Gladys Alicia Grandov

September 21, 1929 - April 14, 2017

Gladys Alicia Grandov - Passed away on April 14, 2017, at the age of 87 with her family by her side. Gladys was a resident of Millbrae at the time of her passing. She was born on September 21, 1929, in Barranquilla, Colombia. She was an accomplished classical pianist and blessed all who heard her music. Gladys was the beloved wife of the late Javier Grandov, Sr.; loving mother of Gladys...
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Morris Kace, M.D.

April 9, 2017

Morris Kace, 79, of Foster City, CA, passed away on April 9, 2017. Mo is survived by his wife of 30 years, Arlene, daughter Lisa (Jason) Kace, stepdaughter Kate (Greg) Chiarella, brother Alan (Francine) Kace, nephew Jason (Andrea) Kace, granddaughters Michaella and Alessandra, and step-granddaughter Lucianna. Mo was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to all. Born in Montreal,...
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Pauline McGowan

November 18, 1921 - April 7, 2017

Pauline McGowan died peacefully on April 7, 2017 in San Mateo at the age of 95. She was raised in Zeigler, Illinois in a large and loving family. She attended Southern Illinois University until WWII when she began working as an executive secretary. She met William C. McGowan in San Francisco, and they married at Carmel Mission in 1949. Pauline and Bill raised six children, living in San Francisco...
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Susan Hilary Breit

August 28, 1954 - March 31, 2017

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Nicholas Michael Baylock

July 7, 1993 - March 28, 2017

Nick passed away on Tuesday March 28th after a long, tough battle with sarcoma. His life was cut too short at just 23 years old but he loved every moment of it. When asked how he wanted to be remembered he said, "A man filled with life and love. A sports database, loving husband, and devoted son. Enjoyed every minute of life". Nick was always up for a challenge whether it be an eating contest, a...
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Lisa Louise Dyer, M.D.

April 27, 1958 - March 25, 2017

Distinguished Burlingame OB/GYN, Dr. Lisa Dyer, died at her home on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Her family was gathered around her, in a tumble of love where they'd held vigil for the preceding 48 hours. As if she had timed it, Lisa's spirit departed during her favorite time of day—the golden hour before sunrise. Lisa fought a six-year battle with cancer with the same tenacity, courage and...
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Eugene William Peterson

October 16, 1928 - March 15, 2017

Eugene "Gene" William Peterson passed away peacefully on March 15, 2017 at the age of 88. Gene grew up in Grass Valley, California, not far from the Empire State Mine, where several generations of Petersons toiled in vain in search of the ever-elusive gold nugget. By all accounts, it was an idyllic childhood, thanks to his twin brother George and older brothers Jack and Bob, none of whom...
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Jeanette M. Hufford

May 16, 1923 - March 14, 2017

Jeanette Hufford passed away peacefully in San Mateo on March 14, 2017. Jeanette was born in Decatur, Il. on May 16, 1923 and grew up in Monticello, Il. She spent many years in San Francisco and Hillsborough. For the past 15 years, Jeanette resided at The Stratford in San Mateo. Married to the late Charles T. Hufford, Jr. she is survived by her two sons, Brian and Don (Joanne); her four...
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Timothy Francis Foley

November 7, 1931 - March 8, 2017

Timothy Francis Foley passed away in his San Mateo home on 3/8/2017. He was born 11/7/1931 in San Francisco CA, and is survived by his sons Patrick Foley (Lisa), Timothy Foley Jr. (Ann), Michael Foley (Ki), and his daughter Joan Russell (Stuart), as well as his 9 grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren. Tim was a loving father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick...
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Grace Hazel Bishop

March 2, 1916 - March 8, 2017

Passed away peacefully in San Mateo, California. Born in San Francisco, California. She was predeceased by her parents Milton Erwin Buxton and Hazel Frances (Uren) Buxton. She grew up in San Francisco, California where her parents owned a grocery store and was a graduate of Lowell High School. Grace met her loving husband in the Epworth League at the Temple Methodist Church in San Francisco,...
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Mario Oreste Marcucci

March 5, 2017

Mario Oreste Michele Marcucci May 22, 1916-March 5, 2017 Resident of San Mateo & Burlingame Beloved husband of Norma for over 76 years; loving father of Arlene Nunziati, Janet Siemsen (Ron) and Michael Marcucci (Andrea); cherished grandfather of Gary Deemer, James Nunziati (Patty), Linda Nunziati & Georgina Haladwala (Mark); great Grandfather to Lorenzo & Emilio Nunziati, Isabella...
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Catherine Lewis Costa

March 4, 2017

Beloved mother of Catie Costa and Christie Costa McMahon, loving sister of Steven C. Lewis, devoted grandmother of Megan McMahon, and treasured teacher to countless students. Cathy touched many lives with her gentle and kind spirit and her unselfish willingness to help others. She was born in San Francisco and grew up in Hillsborough. She attended Notre Dame Belmont High School and Santa Clara...
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Ann Marie Goode

August 25, 1933 - February 21, 2017

ANN MARIE GOODE Daughter of George and Lilly Dellipani of San Francisco. Cousin of George R. Koch and aunt to Kennneth, Keith, Kurt and Kimberly Koch . Ann was schooled at Edison, James Lick and Balboa High school. Graduate of University of California, Berkeley, School of business. Ann was active CPA in Burlingame for over 40 years and a lifetime of giving of her time and talents from Girl...
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Charles Flick Bruce

April 6, 1947 - February 19, 2017

Charles 'Charlie' Bruce passed away on February 14, 2017 at the age of 69 in Millbrae, California. He was born on April 6, 1947 in San Francisco, graduating from Lowell High School. He graduated with a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He worked for MIT Lincoln Laboratory retiring in 2008. Charlie and his wife, Lynn were long-term residents of Acton...
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Bessie Deppen

August 9, 1928 - February 8, 2017

Bessie Deppen passed away peacefully after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Bessie was born and raised in So. San Francisco. She started her career with Pan American Airlines. Then went to a long career as a private secretary with Bethlehem Steel in San Francisco. She met her future husband George while at Pan American and after marrying spent years living in Belmont and traveling the...
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Tatiana Michael Jitloff

October 22, 1930 - February 2, 2017

Although I cannot see you, I feel your presence near. I will hold you close in memory, Till I drop my very last tear. So sleep now with the angels, And your golden heart let rest. Although our hearts are broken, We know GOD took the best. So dance beyond those golden gates, And join your loving mum. I'll see you when I'm sleeping, And pray for you to come. So rest now our beautiful...
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Barbara H. Ober

June 14, 1924 - February 1, 2017

Barbara Haug Ober, long-time resident of Darien, Connecticut, passed away peacefully in her home in San Mateo, California, on February 1, 2017. She was 92. Devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, she will be remembered for her keen intelligence, generous spirit, and special ability to make others feel understood and valued. Her genuine interest in people, her gentle compassion, and strong...
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Corrine M. Wilson

December 4, 1923 - January 27, 2017

Passed away January 27, 2017 at the age of 93. Preceded in death by Cecil, her beloved husband of 59 years. Best mom EVER of Michael, Dennis and Tom (Janet), Mary Claret (Raoul), Chris Schatz (Dave), Kathy Giusti (Greg) and Dolores Condon (Ben). Super grandmother of Matt, Emily, Andrew, John, Aurora, Alexis, Adam, Lauren, Cecily, Daniel, Roz and Cola. Great grandmother of Gracie, Harrison and...
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Anita Catherine Pasquinelli

March 12, 1922 - January 24, 2017

Anita passed away at Mills-Peninsula Hospital in the loving arms of her children. Born Anita Catherine Cicerone, Anita lived on Union St. in North Beach, San Francisco, and attended Presentation High School. Later she married Arthur Pasquinelli and moved to East San Jose. There she raised her two adoring children, Arthur and Dorothy. She deeply loved her children and her whole extended family and...
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Nancy Fant Beattie

January 28, 1925 - January 18, 2017

Nancy Fant Beattie (1925-2017) died peacefully at her long-term care facility on January 18, 2017 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George C. Beattie, M.D. in 2015. She is survived by her sons Michael and Eric Beattie, her daughter, Suzanne McDowell, and grandchildren Jennifer, Stephanie, Megan and Anna Beattie and Matthew and Sarah...
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Flora Marie Yeatrakas

January 13, 1919 - January 8, 2017

Flora Yeatrakas passed away peacefully at her home in San Mateo on January 8 at the age of 97. She was the beloved mother of Marie Ghiozzi , Lisa Gasparini, and the late Robert Yeatrakas; cherished wife of the late Nick Yeatrakas; beloved grandmother of Elena Gasparini and Alexandra Gasparini; loved mother-in-law of Louis Gasparini, Julie Yeatrakas, and the late Renato Ghiozzi; and dear sister...
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Norina Caviglia

August 4, 1921 - December 30, 2016

Norina M. Caviglia passed away at her home in Burlingame on December 30, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Simone Caviglia; cherished mother of Louis (Linda), Robert (Eileen) and John (Lori); devoted grandmother of Michael, Chrissy, Stephanie, Adrienne, Todd, and Kelly; dear great-grandmother of Gianna, Jacob, Ethan, Mary Alice, and Autumn; loved sister of Marie Serchia and the late...
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Carolyn Flaherty

November 19, 1941 - December 30, 2016

Carolyn Flaherty, a long-time resident of Burlingame, California (native San Franciscan) passed Friday, December 30 after battling vascular dementia. Born in 1941 in San Francisco, California to Jack and Dorothy (Schnell) Murphy. Carolyn graduated from Lincoln High School (class of 1959) in San Francisco. In 1967, Carolyn married Thomas Flaherty (Riordan class of 1957). Carolyn loved...
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Robert (Bob) J. Suhl

January 9, 1931 - December 28, 2016

Robert (Bob) Suhl, 85, of San Carlos, passed away on December 28, 2016. Robert was born and raised in San Francisco and attended Polytechnic High School. He was a devoted and loving husband to Gloria Suhl who passed before him on February 12, 2015. He was a hard-working and giving Father to nine children: Wayne, Keith, Craig (Val), Colette, Suzanne, Brent, Jeanine, Nichole (Chuck), Cheryll ...
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Judith Margaret Biancalana

November 9, 1940 - December 26, 2016

Judith Margaret Biancalana, wife of Mario Joseph Biancalana (April 9, 1920-December 7, 1989), sister to Eileen Shorts (1946-2012) and daughter of Joseph Baldassare, passed away peacefully Monday, December 26, 2016 in Burlingame, California where she's lived for almost 60 years. Judy, as she was known to all, is survived by her daughters Diane Dean and Debra DeMera, son Mario Biancalana, her sons...
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Jean Wirdzek

December 12, 1953 - December 25, 2016

Jean passed away peacefully in San Mateo, CA after a short illness. A native resident of San Mateo County, she attended St. Dunstan's and Mills High School in Millbrae. She was funny, outspoken and independent working 42 years as a Legal Secretary at various Law Firms including Ropers Majeski; Heller Ehrman; Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Nixon Peabody. Jean loved rock music and attended many...
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Antonio Howard Mac Pherson

December 20, 2016

Antonio Howard Mac Pherson passed away peacefully on December 20, 2016 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Helene; loving father of Michael and Carl Eric; caring grandfather (Papapa) of Chase and Gisselle; brother to Mildred and the late Ruth; nieces and nephews. Antonio was the son of Ricardina Cruz and Roman Mac Pherson.He was born in his beloved PERU in Lima on May 4, 1936. He came to San...
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