Brian William Devlin

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Memories & Candles

“Thinking of you a lot this month, Dad. You are missed! ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Kirsten Warner-Davies - Sunnyvale, CA

“I always remember Brian for his wood working skills. I am very lucky to have a piece of his in my home, it's a spice cabinet, but I use it to...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Marie Nelson - Family

“You may not know me but I am your dads first cousin, he was a wonderful person, I grew up in Millbrae during the Summer months and we all had great...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Margaret Reilly Hejnowicz - CA

“I am very blessed to have had two beautiful, loving, talented children with you Brian. My promise to you is that I will love them with more intensity...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Susan Fobelli - San Carlos, CA

“I'm sorry that ache sits in your heart like an unwelcome guest, and I pray that time will help the ache be less and less. Remember the good about him...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Ambur Pedro - Sonora, CA - Friend

“Brian made a curio cabinet for me. It holds pieces that I have collected over the years on my travels. Every time I look at it I think of Brian and...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Liz Wilberg - South San Francisco, CA


Brian William Devlin, passed away in Colfax, California on September 26, 2016 at the age of 63.

He was preceded in death by his parents; John and Isabel Devlin; sister, Josie and brother, James. He is survived by his children, Kevin Devlin and Kirsten Warner-Davies; brothers, Phillip, Frank, John and Robert Devlin, sisters; Susan Styer, Maureen Orcino; and numerous nephews, nieces, family and friends.

A finish carpenter with San Francisco Local Union #22 for over 30 years, Brian loved working with his hands and was a gifted furniture maker. When not working he loved to fish, hunt and prospect for gold. Brian was most alive when outside in nature or out on lake Sonoma.

A Fisherman's Prayer
I pray that I may live to fish, until my dying day.
And when it comes to my last cast, then I most humbly pray:
When in the Lord's great landing net, and peacefully asleep,
That in His mercy I be judged, big enough to keep.

We know you have Gone Fishin', and we will miss you.

Services will be held at St. Dunstan's Catholic Church in Millbrae on Friday, February 17 at 11am.