Our Obituaries

Evelyn Agnes Senteio

September 25, 1916 - December 4, 2014

Evelyn Agnes Senteio September 25, 1916 – December 4, 2014 Born in Half Moon Bay and a 4th generation Coastsider, her family immigrated to Half Moon Bay in the 1850's. Evelyn passed away at the age of 98 due to natural causes on December 4, 2014 at Three Bell's Convalescent Home in Montara where she resided and was lovingly cared for over the last 3 years and tended to by Pathways Hospice...
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Alice Timmins Carhart

December 2, 1923 - December 3, 2014

Alice Timmins Carhart December 2, 1923 - December 3, 2014 Alice was born at home in Butte, Montana at sunrise on December 2, 1923. She died at home with her children surrounding her on December 3, 2014. She had just begun her 92nd year of life. Alice grew up on Adams Street in Butte with her three sisters and her many cousins right across the street and in the neighborhood. She attended...
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Costantino "John" Sabatino Candelori

March 1, 1937 - November 23, 2014

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Lucinda T. Cardoza

September 26, 1930 - October 17, 2014

Lucinda Teixeira Cardoza Lucinda Teixeira Cardoza passed away peacefully at home on October 17, 2014, after a long struggle with cancer. She was born on September 26, 1930 in Lathrop, California, at her family home. The midwife who delivered her into the world, also delivered her future husband of 64 loving years, Serafine Cardoza. She was born to Manuel and Isabel (de Sousa) Teixeira, who...
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Justina Rivas

April 14, 1921 - October 9, 2014


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James "Jimmy" Ivan Modena

February 5, 1942 - October 9, 2014

James Ivan Modena After a battle with cancer, James Ivan Modena, AKA "Jimmy"", Jimbo, Coach Jimmy, died on October 9th, 2014 at home in San Gregorio at the age of 72 with his family at his side. He leaves behind his son Richard "Ricky", his daughter-in-law Kelly and their sons Joseph and Jon, his daughter Rachel Rice and her daughters Jordan and Madison and his beloved dog Dale and cats...
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Ann Louise Kokesh

March 21, 1940 - September 13, 2014

Ann Louise Kokesh March 21, 1940 - September 12, 2014 Resident of El Granada Ann "Umma Annie" (Pomi) (Dewlaney) Kokesh, is now peacefully amongst the angels, suffering no longer. She was a friend to everyone, and shared kind, positive words on a daily basis; an extremely proud, loving mother and grandmother (Umma); a dedicated, loving wife; a workhorse for the Redwood City School District...
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George "Rocky" William Perry

December 12, 1955 - September 13, 2014

George "Rocky" William Perry, 58, passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Rocky, known by many family members and childhood friends as "Bill" was born on December 12, 1955 in Woodland, CA to the George Wilburn Perry of Arizona and Mary Tafoya Perry of Yolo, CA. Rocky attended Holy Rosary Parish School in Woodland and graduated from Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, CA in 1974....
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Edward Paul Lilly Jr.

November 24, 1940 - September 4, 2014

Edward Paul Lilly, Jr. of Half Moon Bay, California died on September 4th 2014. Born in 1940 in Washington, D.C, Edward was the beloved son of Dr. Edward Paul Lilly and Nancy Marie Lilly. Edward was a graduate of Gonzaga High School and The College of the Holy Cross. He was predeceased by his loving wife Candace Anthony Lilly and survived by his loving children and grandchildren- Franklin Mock...
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David Edward Podwojski

November 6, 1943 - July 29, 2014

David Edward Podwojski was born to Casimer and Adeline Podwojski in 1943. He grew up in Ohio and graduated from Benedictine High School and Baldwin Wallace College. He served four years in the United States Air Force. He remained a life-long fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. After moving to Half Moon Bay California with his wife, Patricia, and four children, he was...
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Oliver Farris Dewitt Hix

March 11, 1986 - July 27, 2014

Oliver Farris Dewitt Hix Oliver Farris Dewitt Hix, 28, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his home in Half Moon Bay, Calif. Born March 11, 1986, in San Mateo, Oliver grew up with his six brothers, Gavin, Alec and Alden, in Half Moon Bay, and Holden, Hannon and Hyland, in Montara. Oliver attended Half Moon Bay High School. Soon after high school, Oliver ventured to the Northwest and...
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Catherine Dotson

October 2, 1925 - July 27, 2014

Catherine Dotson Passed away peacefully at home in El Granada, CA on July 27, 2014 with her loving husband Duane of almost 64 years by her side. She is survived by husband Duane, daughters Carol Dotson, Shirley Stone (Dotson) and son-in-law Michael Stone. Born in Los Angeles Catherine graduated from Whittier College with a BS in Chemistry and later earned her teaching credential from USC. ...
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Maria "Pinky" Dominguez

March 2, 1953 - July 21, 2014

Maria "Pinky" Dominguez, 61, of Morgan Hill, CA, entered into rest on Monday July 21, 2014 with her beloved husband of 19 years, Robert Dominguez, her son, Richard Siordia; and her daughter, Rachael Scott, by her side. Pinky was born to late Jesse and Julia Ortega, March 02, 1953, in San Antonio, TX. She attended Andrew Hill High School in San Jose, CA. and spent most of her days in San Jose...
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Henry C. Marsh

November 24, 1933 - July 19, 2014

Henry C Marsh 11/24/1933 - 7/19/2014 Henry was born in San Mateo to Henry and Adeline Marsh. He was a long time resident of Half Moon Bay. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Yola E Marsh his daughters Shelley Pniower and Terry Marsh, son in law Frank Pniower, his three grandchildren Jason, Josh (Andrea) , Jillian Pniower , his sister Darlene Williams and niece Debbie Cruz. He...
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Olivia Alice Silveira

July 26, 1920 - July 9, 2014

Olivia Alice Silveira, 93, died peacefully in her sleep on July 9, 2014. Born July 26, 1920, the eldest of 10 children born to the late Jose and Maria Cunha in Capelo, Faial, Azores (Portugal). She married Jose G. Silveira in 1945. In 1959, following a devastating volcanic eruption in Faial, they emigrated to the United States for better lives for themselves and their 3 children. They settled...
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Marilyn P. Wright

January 12, 1934 - May 27, 2014

Marilyn Patricia ("Patsy") Wright, was born in Encinitas, California, January 12, 1934. She grew up near the ocean and spent many hours near the sea as a child. Her love of the coast side continued throughout her long life. During World War II she attended boarding school at San Luis Rey Mission where she was first introduced to the Catholic faith. Her love for Jesus grew and at the age of 19,...
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Rina F. Pacini

December 9, 1911 - May 23, 2014

Rina Pacini passed away on the 23rd of May at the age of 102. She was a resident of El Granada, California. Rina was preceded in death by her husband, Italo Pacini, in 1990, her beloved son, Ilvo Pacini, and her brother, Nilo Marcucci. Rina is survived by her grandson, Larry Pacini, her granddaughter, Maureen Ditta, her great-grandsons, Branden Pacini, Darian Pacini, Sandro Ditta, and Lio...
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Edward A. Andreini

March 28, 1937 - May 4, 2014


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Helen M. Watt

June 9, 1914 - March 16, 2014

Helen Valentine Watt, 1914-2014 Helen Valentine Watt passed away at 99 years of age, on March 16, 2014, after a short illness. Born Helen Marie Valentine, on June 9, 1914, Helen lived her entire life in Half Moon Bay. Helen was the granddaughter of Manuel Costa, one of the first settlers in Half Moon Bay. Mrs. Watt and her late husband, Edward James Watt, made their home for over 50 years...
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Raymond David Martini

December 29, 1920 - March 9, 2014

Ray Martini Lifelong Coastside resident Raymond Martini passed away early Sunday morning at his home in Half Moon Bay. Ray was a very accomplished individual, a decorated Army Air Corps pilot in World War II, a successful businessman, and a community pillar. He flew in the European theatre during WWII, with over 50 missions, earning a number of medals for valor, including the Air Medal 11 Gold...
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Dorothy Wylie

March 24, 1943 - February 23, 2014

Dorothy Wylie (formerly Todd), daughter of Jack and Isabella Todd, was born in Balkerie near Forfar, Scotland. The seventh of eight children, Dorothy and her family lived on a farm and shared many happy times together. At age 18, Dorothy and sister Helen and their parents moved to Dundee where she trained as a dental assistant. In 1963, she met her future husband, Jimmy Wylie, at a dance. They...
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Kenneth "Kenny" F. Ormonde

July 10, 1926 - February 22, 2014

Kenneth F. "Kenny" Ormonde July 10, 1926 – February 22, 2014 "A shining light has been dimmed, but it will forever live in the hearts of all who knew him…" Kenneth F. Ormonde, a lifelong resident of Half Moon Bay, passed away after a long illness on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame. Kenny, as he was known by his family and friends, was born on July...
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Gerhard R. Pfeifer

November 22, 1943 - January 29, 2014

The life of Gerhard R. Pfeifer, a German immigrant and loving father who worked more than three decades at the United Airlines maintenance facility at San Francisco International Airport, will be celebrated Friday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Pillar Cemetery in Half Moon Bay. Born Nov. 22, 1943, at his family's home in Hohl, Germany, in the midst of World War II, Gerhard was one of...
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Annie Jean Hogan

January 8, 1931 - January 16, 2014

Annie Jean Kauhaulawaamaalo Davis Hogan was born January 8, 1931, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She celebrated her 59th wedding anniversary on January 15, 2014. She passed away on January 16, 2014, in Moss Beach, where she lived since 1956. Her father was Joseph Jay Davis and her mother was Elizabeth Kekuahooulu Umiamake Davis. She is survived by and will be sorely missed by her husband, James and...
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Richard Michael Whipp

May 21, 1938 - January 9, 2014

Long-time coastside resident Richard Michael Whipp died peacefully and surrounded by family and friends on January 9, 2014. Richard was born in San Francisco and spent most of his early life in San Mateo. In 1964 he met Hazel Hardman while working in Paris; eight months later they were married. In 1972 they decided to raise their children in Half Moon Bay, and they have lived there ever since....
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Grace E. Riddell

November 11, 1926 - January 4, 2014

Please join us in remembering our mother Grace Riddell who passed away January 4th. We are all heartbroken and we'll miss her dearly. She was born November 11, 1926 in Shafter, CA to Andrew and Jennie Potter Sewell. She and her two brothers, Frank and Bob and their parents moved to Arroyo Grande, CA. There she grew up with her brothers and friends - always balancing a good mixture of fun and...
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Christine Stahl

December 26, 1950 - November 28, 2013

Christine Stahl passed away with her family by her side early Thanksgiving morning, November 28, after a battle with lung cancer. Born December 26, 1950 in Fresno, CA. Christine blessed so many lives. Christine and the love of her life, Phillip, moved to El Granda in 1975 and made the coastside their home, moving to Miramar in 1978, then settling on their 7 acres in San Gregorio. They made many...
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Theodore James Schapp

March 24, 1926 - November 6, 2013

Reverend Theodore James Schapp was born on March 24th, 1926 in Oakland, California to Adelbert and Lina Schapp of San Francisco, California. He died peacefully at home in El Granada on November 6th, 2013. For the past 25 years he and his wife Lorraine have been residents of the California coast, first in Pescadero, then El Granada. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lorraine, and children...
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Yola Picchi

March 2, 1919 - October 8, 2013

Yola Picchi (3/2/1919 – 10/8/13) Yola Picchi passed away peacefully at home on October 8, 2013 surrounded by family. She was born March 2, 1919 to Helene and Lorenzo Ricci on a farm where Smith Field is currently located. Yola was the proud mother of two sons, Richard (Mary) and Stephen (Rosie). She was Noni to 7 grandchildren (Lynn Picchi, Lori Mendes (Mike), Lisa Picchi, Marisa Mendoza ...
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Rudolph August Helin

April 20, 1926 - September 25, 2013

Rudolph August Helin Resident of Redwood City April 20, 1926 – Sept. 25, 2013 Rudolph Helin passed away peacefully on Sept. 25 after a valiant struggle following a stroke he suffered 19 months ago. Rudy was born in Chicago, Illinois, but spent his boyhood in the Aland Islands, Finland. In 1939, he returned with his family to Chicago where he attended grammar school and North Park Academy...
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Bernice Ann Lewis

December 29, 1920 - September 16, 2013

Bernice (Brown) Lewis Born on December 29, 1920 in Half Moon Bay, Bernice passed away on September 16, 2013 in Jackson, CA. She is survived by her son Ken Brown and his wife Jerilyn of Pioneer and Half Moon Bay, CA, son George of West Port, WA and daughter Bernice Romain and husband Rick of Columbia, CA. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Bernice lived in various places in...
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Natalino E. Marchi

July 12, 1934 - September 14, 2013


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Joao R. Vaz

June 17, 1917 - August 7, 2013


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George Hirano

January 24, 1926 - August 5, 2013

George Hirano passed away on August 5, 2013 at the age of 87 in Redwood City. He was surrounded by his family and passed peacefully. George was born on January 24, 1926 in Watsonville, California. George was preceded in death by his wife Nora (Lee) Hirano, parents Yasubei and Hisa Hirano, brothers Dick, Shig and Bill Hirano. He is survived by sisters Doris Shintani and Mae Tokiwa and many...
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Clifford J. Lawrence

August 4, 1934 - August 5, 2013

Clifford Lawrence 8/4/1934-8/5/2013 Resident of Belmont Cliff passed away at this home in Belmont after a long battle with COPD. Cliff was born in San Jose but grew up in Pescadero and graduated from Pescadero Hight School. He went into construction as an operating engineer until his retirement in 1993. Cliff spent 38 years doing what he loved most, as an Operating Engineer for Local 3,...
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Sophie G. Farmer

February 2, 1924 - July 14, 2013

Sophie Farmer, a longtime impassioned resident of Taos, NM, gracefully left our world to dance in Heaven on July 14, 2013. Sophie was a mother of three, Robert Rodney Archer (Irene Nichols Archer), Jacquelin Avery Carp (Douglas Carp) and Norma Jean Avery (KC Croswell), and was a grandmother of six, Damion, Danielle, Devon, Tania, Jordan and Patrick. Sophie was deeply involved in the Taos...
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Richard Quilici Hart

March 24, 1957 - June 22, 2013

Richard Quilici Hart Loving father and valued friend; Richard Hart died of natural causes at home, peacefully and in his sleep, on June 22nd, 2013 at the age of fifty-six. Richard Hart called the town of San Carlos, California home all his life. His work and his art were as a specialty carpenter and business owner of Peninsula Stairs. His artful craft of custom wood stairs and railings...
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Robert T. Breen

January 10, 1940 - June 19, 2013


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Giuseppe Giannini

March 24, 1912 - May 30, 2013

Giuseppe Joe Giannini Resident of Pescadero Passed May 30, 2013 Born in Jackson, California to Serafino and Martina Giannini on March 24, 1912. The family returned to Lucca, Italy where Giuseppe spent his childhood. He came to Half Moon Bay at the age of 17 with big dreams and a hard work ethic. He purchased a farm in Pescadero which he farmed for 50 years and became known as one of...
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Dorene Lee Pecoraro

August 15, 1937 - May 25, 2013

Dorene Lee Pecoraro August 15, 1937 - May 25, 2013 Reception to follow at Flavor 10151 N. Cabrillo Highway El Granada, CA 94018 Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. For additional information or if you wish to speak at the Memorial Service please contact Laura Pecoraro at 818-207-7905 or at laura.pecoraro@att.net
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Patricia Ann Kopcrak

August 2, 1934 - May 24, 2013

Pat passed away in her home, surrounded by loving family on May 24th. Pat was born August 2, 1934 in Sheboygan Wisconsin to Paul and Armella Trainor, sister to late Marylou Alewine. She moved from Wisconsin to Pacifica for her senior year in high school where she met the love of her life Peter Kopcrak. Pat and Pete married July 4, 1953 the first to be married in the newly built good Sheppard...
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Carol Joanne Bertolucci

October 23, 1931 - May 13, 2013

Carol Joanne "Granny" Bertolucci Born October 23, 1931. Passed away May 13, 2013, from heart complications. She is survived by her husband of 63 years Louis Bertolucci. Two sons Dennis & Dale. Three grandchildren Marilyn Mortimer and Sunnie and Dennis Bertolucci. Daughters-in-law Jerri & Patty and a brother Harold Hoffman of Victorville. There will be a chapel service Thursday, May...
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Julia Josephine Andreotti

January 1, 1915 - May 5, 2013

Julia Andreotti Julia Andreotti passed away in peace on Sunday, May 5. She was 98. Born Julia Josephine Benedetti, on Jan. 1, 1915, in Elk, Ca., she was the eldest of four born to Alfredo and Angelina Benedetti. Her parents were immigrant laborers traveling where there was work and that eventually led her family to the agriculture fields of Half Moon Bay. After graduating from Half Moon Bay...
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Charles Melvin Deardorff

April 9, 1934 - April 25, 2013

Charles Melvin Deardorff was born April 9, 1934, in El Reno Oklahoma, to Julissa and George Deardorff, the third of four children. Mel, as he was known in his younger days, was raised in Lubbock, Texas, attended Lubbock High School and graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in mathematics. At Texas Tech, he served as Business Manager of the Student Council, one of the four campus wide...
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Beverly Frances Mosely

June 26, 1938 - April 16, 2013

Beverly Frances Mosely Beverly Frances Mosely , age 74, died peacefully at her Half Moon Bay home on August 16th. She was the daughter of the late Lester M. Stone and Mary A. Stone and is preceded in death by her husband, James R. Mosely. Beverly was born in Omaha, Nebraska but was raised in San Francisco where she attended Holy Names Elementary School, Mercy High School and San Francisco...
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Karen P. Krummel

July 23, 1938 - April 14, 2013

Karen Krummel Resident of Half Moon Bay Our beloved mother Karen born on July 23, 1938 passed away peacefully at the age of 74 on Sunday, April 14, 2013 with her family by her side. She lived an adventurous life sailing the South Pacific with the love of her life Gene. She is survived by her children Wendy Southern, Carson City Nevada, Jeff Southern, Grand Junction Colorado and Sheri Southern...
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Maria Simas

August 9, 1918 - March 10, 2013

Maria Simas August 9, 1918 - March 10, 2013 Maria Simas passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, March 10, 2013. She was born and raised in Pico, Azores and moved to Half Moon Bay in 1970. Maria loved to crochet and spend time with her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, Fatima Garcia, son-in-law Norberto Garcia; granddaughter Sandra Tinoco and husband Trinidad, and great...
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Ilva Marie Evan

April 4, 1950 - March 9, 2013

Ilva Marie Del Peloso Evan April 4, 1950 - March 9, 2013 Resident of Half Moon Bay Ilvan Evan passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, March 9th surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was 62 years old. Ilva was born in San Gregorio to Tommaso and Gina Del Peloso. She graduated from Half Moon Bay High School in 1968. Ilva and her husband...
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Mary Anne Delgandio

December 13, 1930 - February 11, 2013


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Alice Kathleen Salomone

April 23, 1919 - December 31, 2012

Alice Kathleen Salomone passed away on December 31, 2012 in Albuquerque, NM, where she lived for the past few years. A devoted Coastside resident for all her life, Alice always had a smile and friendly greeting for everyone she met. She was born in San Gregorio on April 23, 1919 to Manuel V. and Gloria P. Silva (Mesquite), who emigrated from the Azores. She was a proud graduate of Pescadero...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Villa

August 25, 1925 - December 22, 2012

Elizabeth "Betty" Villa - 87, passed away December 22, 2012 at her home surrounded by her children. Betty was born August 25, 1925 in Menlo Park, CA to Ethel Morton and Elmer "Mike" Hara. She attended Menlo Park schools and graduated from Sequoia High School. She was active in all school sports and even went on to play Semi pro softball for Sherry All Stars. Betty married in August 1943 to...
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Stacey Anne Siegman

October 10, 1962 - November 21, 2012


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Edwin J. Nunes

January 12, 1927 - November 19, 2012


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George (Ken) Kenneth Giovanoni

January 7, 1948 - November 18, 2012

George Kenneth Giovanoni (Ken) On Nov 18, 2012, George Kenneth Giovannoni, 64, of Half Moon Bay, died at home, with his loving wife, Carolyn at his side. George was born in Half Moon Bay California, on January 7, 1948. At the age of 20, he left Half Moon Bay to serve in the Navy, becoming a Navy Seal, earning a purple heart, in the Vietnam War for his bravery. He had a successful career as...
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Patricia Ann Fellman

August 4, 1936 - October 28, 2012

On October 28, 2012, Heaven welcomed another angel, our mother Patricia Ann Fellman left this earth to go home to her final resting place, peacefully at home with family and friends at her side. Patricia was born August 4, 1936 in Clinton Illinois, to Faye Hitchcock and Joseph Anderson, she was preceeded in death by a brother Billy Joe Anderson and a sister Marcia Joyce Lubner. She left...
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Elaine Lucille Frankovic

June 18, 1945 - September 11, 2012

Elaine Lucille Frankovic: After a very long battle, Elaine Lucille Frankovic succumbed to cancer September 11, 2012. She was loved very much and will be missed by many. She will be remembered by most as an outspoken, honest, sincere, hard-working person that never took anything for granted. She leaves behind her husband, Dave Frankovic, 3 children, Harvey Jr., Charlie and Kimberly, 6...
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Edna Ruth Ryan

January 19, 1919 - August 17, 2012

Edna Ruth Ryan Resident of Half Moon Bay Born 19 January 1919 in Lodi, California; Edna was the last surviving child born to Kathrine and William Schneider. Edna passed away at home peacefully on 17th August 2012. Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph William Ryan; and children La Dona Nolan, Richard William Ryan, Robert William Ryan and Lorna Crocker. Edna grew up in Lodi...
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Josephine A. Miller

June 23, 1918 - August 8, 2012

Josephine A. Miller Born on June 23, 1918 in Half Moon Bay, CA., passed away on August 8, 2012 in Jackson, CA. She is survived by her sister, Bernice Lews also of Jackson and nephew Ken Brown and his wife Jerilyn of Pioneer, CA. She is also survived by other nieces, nephews and cousins. Josephine lived in various places in California as well as other states but spent most of her years living...
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Harold Richard Costello

February 6, 1947 - July 25, 2012

Harold Richard Costello Harold Richard Costello, a long time resident of Half Moon Bay, passed away peacefully July 25, 2012 after a lengthy battle with both heart and kidney disease. He was born February 6, 1947 in Nashville, TN to Harold Costello and Vera Abernathy Costello. With his father's naval career, the family lived in Nashville, San Diego, and Norfolk, VA during his early childhood...
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Carl "Guppy" M. Maidt

July 8, 1942 - July 13, 2012

Carl "Guppy" Maidt, a lifelong Coastside resident, born July 8, 1942 passed away peacefully with his wife by his side in his favorite vacation spot, Pismo Beach on July 13, 2012. Guppy graduated from Half Moon Bay High School in 1960. Following his graduation he started his career as a heavy duty mechanic at H.E. Casey and Cap Concrete. In 1969 he married the love of his life, Shirley. ...
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Mary Cortese Beffa

December 2, 1920 - July 13, 2012

Mary C. Beffa, long time Half Moon Bay resident, passed away peacefully July 13, 2012, at home. Mary was born December 2, 1920 in Weed, California. Her parents, Mary and Sam Cortese, had both immigrated to California from Calabria, Italy. Mary graduated from Shasta High School, attended Holy Name University and later taught Third Grade at St. Gregory's in San Mateo for many years. Mary was...
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Salustiano Victorino Bettencourt

May 9, 1953 - June 29, 2012

Salustiano Bettencourt passed away while surrounded by his family on June 29. Originally from the island of St. Jorge in the Azores, Salustiano and his family moved to Half Moon Bay in 1968. Salustiano enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends, he also enjoyed working on cars, doing woodwork and breeding birds. Salustiano is survived by his loving family and closest friends....
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David Lawrence Souza

June 1, 1948 - June 1, 2012

Dave Lawrence Souza June 1, 1948 – June 1, 2012 Moss Beach, Ca Dave passed away peacefully on his birthday Friday, June 1, 2012 in his home at age 64. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Linda Ann Souza of over 37 years. Dave was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, raised in Hayward, Ca., initially moved to Livermore, Ca., before residing in their current home of over 25...
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Lola M. Lombardi

June 30, 1924 - May 11, 2012

Lola Lombardi June 30, 1924 - May 11, 2012 Lola Lombardi passed away peacefully with her two daughters at her side, on May 11, 2012, in Tracy. She was 87 years of age. Born and raised in EI Granada to Italian immigrants. She graduated from Half Moon Bay High School in 1942. Upon graduation went to work in San Francisco at Standard Oil Company with her twin sister, Lily. She quit working in...
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Angelina Ramos

November 9, 1935 - May 8, 2012

Angelina Ramos,76, of Half Moon Bay passed away Tuesday Evening May 8Th, 2012 as a result of a long battle with Cancer. Her family and Friends were by her side when she drifted off to be with the Lord. She was born to Rosalio Ramos and Isadora "Lola" Barrena in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Mexico on November 9Th 1935. Angelina emigrated to United States in 1978 and settled to live in Half Moon Bay since...
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Katharine Bane Kennedy

August 4, 1912 - April 25, 2012

KENNEDY, Katharine B., a resident of San Carlos CA, died from a stroke at age 99 on April 25, 2012. Born in Pittsburgh PA in 1912, Katharine moved to west Los Angeles CA in the early 1930s. After her husband died in 1981, Katharine enjoyed traveling abroad each year, and taking care of her beloved dogs and cats. In 2003, she moved north to an assisted-living apartment in San Carlos CA to be near...
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Joseph P. Hogan

December 9, 1937 - April 9, 2012

Joseph P. Hogan, age 74, resident of El Granada, died at Peninsula Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born December 9, 1937, in Chicago, Illinois to the late John and Loretta Worster Hogan. He and his family moved to Redwood City, California in 1954 and he graduated from Sequoia High School in 1955. After serving in the Army Reserve Joe was accepted into the...
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Lillian Kastl

June 30, 1924 - March 9, 2012

Lillian Kastl died peacefully in her sleep after a lengthy illness. She was 87 years old. Lillian was one of 4 daughters of Italian immigrants who settled in the Miramar area of Half Moon Bay in the 1920s. She spoke fluent Italian, but learned English quickly as soon as she started school. Lily, as she was called by family and friends, took the bus from the Coast to San Francisco each day,...
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Frank Edward Martin, Sr.

June 13, 1937 - February 18, 2012

Lifelong resident of Half Moon Bay, Frank E. Martin, passed away at the age of 74, after fighting a long difficult battle. Frank was born June 13, 1937 and passed away on February 18, 2012. His roots were deeply planted on the coastside. He was an amazing storyteller, and could be found often at Raman's Coffee Shop or out in "the shop" sharing his tales. Frank's knack for telling of his...
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Noye Imamura

July 28, 1917 - February 18, 2012

NOYE IMAMURA Mrs. Noye Imamura died February 18, 2012 in Burlingame. A native of Turlock, California , Noye live on the coast for 65 years. She was a member of the San Mateo Buddhist Church. Her husband Frank of 54 years preceded her in death. She is survived by her five children, Sam (Marcy) Imamura, Naomi (Howard) Patridge, Ruth (Jon) Cardoni, Tsutomu (Brenda Santos) Imamura and Ann...
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Nellie Gardiner

July 28, 1921 - February 13, 2012


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Candace Anthony Lilly

April 25, 1947 - February 7, 2012

Candace's "LOVE"ly Life This is not an obituary because Candace never liked the formalities of obituaries. We are going to tell you some things about her though. About who she was, but most importantly what she meant to those lucky enough to know her. She was an inspiration in every aspect of her life. As a daughter to Cal and Millie Anthony, as a wife to Edward who was blessed to marry...
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Ana Reid

June 8, 1944 - February 7, 2012

Ana Reid, 67 of Roseville, CA, cherished resident of Half Moon Bay from 1978-1999, died February 7, 2012, surrounded by the love of her family, after suffering a stroke. Born in Chihuahua, Mexico on June 8, 1944, to Higinio and Maria (Valles) Salcido, Ana spent most of her life in California with a short time spent in Hawaii after marrying her beloved, Joe Reid, in Sunnyvale, CA in 1967. Ana...
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Alexander Anthony Matienzo

December 21, 1925 - February 4, 2012


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Alfred Ferreira

December 25, 1927 - February 3, 2012


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Joseph Michael Loughran

July 15, 1923 - January 30, 2012


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Terese L. Eskelson

March 8, 1919 - January 28, 2012


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Martin Johnson Binion

April 16, 1917 - January 20, 2012


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Evan David-Bjorn Saunders

May 4, 1973 - January 20, 2012

Evan David Bjorn Saunders - was born May 4, 1973 in Bergen, Norway. He passed away Friday, January 20th after an 8 year struggle with brain cancer. He was a 1995 graduate of Rutgers University. A former dancer with Acrodanse Theater, Maxine Moerman, and Lizz Roman and Dancers, in recent years Evan worked as an actor, lighting designer and general technician with the Coastal Repertory ...
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Belmira Lourdes Vaz

April 29, 1924 - January 18, 2012


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Martha Jane Welch

August 21, 1930 - January 13, 2012


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Augustine Jack Repetto

July 17, 1930 - December 30, 2011

Augustine "Augie" Repetto – with sadness, his children announce the passing of their dear dad. We encourage all those who knew him to visit one more time. Viewing and refreshments will be from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the Miller-Dutra Coastside Chapel, 645 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA. Entombment will be private. MILLER-DUTRA COASTSIDE CHAPEL (650) 726...
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Patricia Ward Abbott

March 2, 1926 - December 25, 2011


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Adele Paula Green

September 24, 1919 - December 21, 2011


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Rose Marie DeSoto

October 7, 1926 - December 8, 2011


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Rosa L. Gaines

August 30, 1941 - October 22, 2011

Rosa Lee Gaines August 30, 1941 - October 22, 2011 A huge void was left in the hearts of family members and dear friends of Rosa Lee Gaines with her passing on Saturday, October 22, 2011. She passed peacefully in her home, at the age of 70, surrounded by family. She had bravely battled brain cancer; since earlier this year. Rosa, daughter of John and Magdalena Munoz, was born on August 30,...
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Thomas Christopher Klingele

October 24, 1960 - October 17, 2011


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Edward Jerome Schuttloffel

April 22, 1919 - October 3, 2011


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Ross David Bianchi

March 30, 1959 - September 28, 2011


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Lawrence Leonard Standaert, Jr.

December 12, 1959 - September 21, 2011


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Maria Monroy

July 14, 1967 - August 22, 2011


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Patricia Louise Silveria

June 20, 1930 - August 5, 2011


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Richard Martin Gross

November 27, 1919 - July 23, 2011

Richard Martin Gross - Passed away peacefully Saturday, July 23, 2011, at his home in Half Moon Bay with his family by his side. He was 91 years old. Born in Trenton, N.J., on Thanksgiving Day, Richard was the last of the 10 children of Frank and Magdalena Gross. Known as "Marty" to his family, he grew up on a farm, graduated from Hamilton High School and worked at his brother, Matt's gas...
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Marilyn Handler Legette

May 27, 1947 - July 21, 2011


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Robert J. Cardoni

June 18, 1927 - July 18, 2011


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Frank Elson Ramacciotti

June 26, 1928 - July 12, 2011


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John D. Kenly Wade

May 2, 1933 - July 9, 2011


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Connie Del Carlo

July 21, 1921 - July 3, 2011


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Esther Mary Castagnetto

January 9, 1921 - July 1, 2011

Private Memorial Service
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Vincent Fontana

April 1, 1914 - June 23, 2011


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