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Ann Donahue

January 9, 1924 - February 24, 2018

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Sosaia Lausii Niupalau

September 20, 1965 - February 22, 2018

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Henry Jindrich Hanzl

October 19, 1923 - February 21, 2018

Ladislaus "Henry" Jindrich Hanzl was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1923. He lived in Ohio until 2013. Henry died in Foster City, California. Henry is survived by Peg Divine of Foster City, California and Beth Phares of Youngtown, Arizona. Services will be held at 1pm on March 3rd at the Island United Church in Foster City. A second memorial service will be held in Solon, Ohio later in March. ...
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Lydia Baldanzi

May 15, 1931 - February 19, 2018

Lydia Baldanzi passed away peacefully on February 19th surrounded by her family. She was 86. Lydia was a native San Franciscan and lived there until her marriage to John in 1952. John and Lydia lived in San Mateo where they raised four children. Preceded in death by her loving husband John and her beloved son Frank. She is survived by her children: John (Randi), Jim (Cheryl), and Mary ...
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William Christopher Spremich

October 27, 1949 - February 19, 2018

Bill Spremich passed away peacefully early Monday morning surrounded by his devoted family. He lived life with a joie de vivre that was admired by everyone he met. Bill was a native San Franciscan before making his home in San Mateo where he and his wife Maria raised their four children: Addie, Christian, Lovie and Alyse. Bill was a Renaissance man with many talents and skills. He was a ballet...
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Margaret L. Tocchini

January 22, 1921 - February 19, 2018

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Barbara Ellen Helgesen

December 14, 1955 - February 17, 2018

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Barbara Jean Brasier

February 23, 1927 - February 17, 2018

Barbara Jean (Hardy) Simons Brasier, 91, died on Saturday, February 17, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born in 1927 in Harrington, KS to the late Ross and Mabel Hardy. She moved to California in 1944, and in 1946 married Ralph Simons, who preceded her in death 1979. In 1982, she married Lloyd Brasier, who died in 2006. Barbara was a delight to her family and friends, with a...
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Mary Makreas

February 17, 2018

Message from the Sister: Privacy was very important to Mary. She was adamant about keeping her internet presence to a minimum. As such, her traditional obituary will not be shared on this website. Instead, her information will be available in paper format at her services. Please click on the "Services" link above to see further information. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may...
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Stella McKay Leahy

September 20, 1916 - February 16, 2018

Stella McKay Leahy, born to Stanley and Lillian McKay in Salem, Oregon passed away naturally on Friday, February 16, 2018. Stella was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 64 years, Edward J. Leahy. Stella and Ed resided in San Mateo since 1955 where they raised their children: Constance, Ed, Scott, Cynthia and Martin. Throughout her life, Stella was a tireless volunteer with her...
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Thomas Tom Hammer

April 15, 1963 - February 12, 2018

It was with exquisite and excruciating heartbreak we shared the news of Tom's passing on Monday February 12, 2018. As big and strong as his emotional heart was, his physical one simply could not take another beat. Tom died peacefully with Cherie, Zack, Zoe, and the family's priest by his side, holding his hands, and singing Bob Marley songs. We know his first order of business in Heaven is...
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Graziella "Grace" Galioto

October 2, 1929 - February 10, 2018

Graziella (Grace) Galioto, our beloved Mamma and Nonna was born in Ferla, Sicily on October 2,1929 and passed away peacefully in her home on February 10, 2018. In 1967, Graziella came to America with her husband Franco (deceased) of 58 years and her three children, Filippo(Christine), Salvatore(Carla), and Maria Rita(Joe). Soon after arriving, they made San Mateo their home. Graziella was a...
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Don Delain Cederlind

October 6, 1930 - February 9, 2018

Don D. Cederlind, 87, of San Mateo, CA, passed away on February 9, 2018 at Mills Pennisula Hospital. Born in Newman Grove, Neb., he was the son of the late David and Lillian Cederlind of Turlock, CA. Brother to the late Dee and Dennis Cederlind. Don is survived by his sister Charleen Lund of Turlock, CA. Don graduated from Turlock High School with a football scholarship to San Jose State...
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Eva Ramirez

October 1, 1929 - February 8, 2018

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Judith Virginia Rosenquist

August 16, 1919 - February 7, 2018

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Teddy E. McDonald

April 3, 1929 - February 7, 2018

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Patricia Elise Walicke

August 8, 1925 - February 6, 2018

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Francisco Lazaro

December 8, 1949 - February 6, 2018

Loving Father, Husband and Friend. Francisco Lazaro Espinoza, 68 was surrounded with family and friends when he passed away February 6, 2018. Francisco is survived by his wife of 39 years, daughters Francisca, Maria, Fatima, sons Francisco Lazaro Jr, Andy and seven loving grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and extended family. Francisco was a loving father, husband, grandfather and...
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Edward Vincent Arnoldi

June 30, 1949 - February 5, 2018

Edward Arnoldi born June 30th, 1949 in San Francisco, CA to Anthony John and Celeste Arnoldi was as devoted a father, grandfather, brother, husband and friend as you could find. A true family man who always knew how to make us laugh even when he was not trying, and who never forgot to ask you how you and yours were doing. He was a loyal San Francisco Giants, Golden State Warriors and Oakland...
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Kar Wai Clara Tao

October 12, 1967 - February 4, 2018

Kar Wai Clara Tao passed away after an eight-month-long battle with cancer. She remained strong and positive and continued to fight until the very end. With this determined outlook on life, she inspired many close to her to always work hard and never give up no matter the circumstances. Clara was born in Hong Kong and lived an adventurous life in Japan then Cuba, where she graduated as...
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Richard Gannon Oxsen

September 17, 1937 - February 1, 2018

Richard Gannon Oxsen stepped from this world into the next, with relative ease, on February 1, 2018. He was 80 years old. Richard was born in San Francisco, CA to Roy and Ciss Gannon Oxsen, on September 17, 1937. The Oxsen household later celebrated the birth of Richard's sisters, Jude and Mary. He was proud a native of San Francisco. He lived there off and on throughout his life. His...
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Joseph Jay Pausner III

October 9, 1956 - February 1, 2018

Joseph Jay Pausner III, born October 9, 1956 Bethesda, Maryland; died February 1, 2018 Santa Clara, California, from the complications of diabetes. Gentleman. Eagle Scout. Acolyte. Raconteur. Aragon High School graduate where he was a cross country runner. Santa Clara University, Bachelor of Arts (1979). A kind, pleasant and generous man with a special interest in the entertainment...
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Lori Dianne Hider

September 29, 1954 - January 30, 2018

Lori Dianne Hider was born in San Francisco, California. She was the second child of Lou and Dianne Raggio and the younger sister to Rick Raggio. Lori was a wonderful wife of 33 years to Michael Hider and a loving mother to 4 children, Justin van Velthuysen, Jared van Velthuysen, Gina Davidson (Andrew Davidson) and Michelle Selph (Jake Selph). She was an amazing grandmother to 7 granddaughters...
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Robert L. McCurdy

June 30, 1929 - January 30, 2018

Robert L. McCurdy passed away peacefully in San Francisco at the age of 88. Bob grew up in San Mateo and graduated from San Mateo High School, then attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where he earned a civil engineering degree. He started working for the Southern Pacific Railroad, then Bechtel and retired from Aetna to enjoy his retirement years. He was a proud veteran who served in Korea. ...
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Wallace A. Krone

April 10, 1931 - January 30, 2018

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Jean Maridakis

May 22, 1937 - January 29, 2018

Jean was born in Chania Crete, Greece on May 22, 1937. She moved to the United States with her parents in 1954 at the age of 16. She married her husband Alex in 1956, became a U.S. citizen in 1959 and moved to San Mateo with her family in 1964. Jean worked at Raychem, Corp. for 25 years and was a devout member of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Belmont. Survived by her husband Alex;...
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Justin Jackstis

April 17, 1930 - January 27, 2018

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Mary Kelly

June 14, 1933 - January 26, 2018

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William Edward Eggert

July 9, 1938 - January 25, 2018

William "Bill" Eggert of Cloverdale, CA passed away on Thursday, January 25th at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco after a brief illness. He will be remembered for his commitment to family, willingness to help others, friendliness and sense of humor. Bill was born on July 9, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Dorothy F. and William A. Eggert. His family moved to Vancouver,...
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Toshiko Ouye

February 13, 1919 - January 24, 2018

Toshiko Ouye (Toshi) peacefully passed away at her home in San Mateo, CA, after a steady decline in health. She was 98 years old, short 20 days of her 99th birthday. Toshi was born on February 13, 1919, in Stockton, CA, to Kumataro and Hideko Oga. She was the oldest of six children and grew up in Lodi, CA. Toshi graduated from Lodi Union High School, where she excelled in sports and was...
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Patrick O. Neal

December 10, 1931 - January 23, 2018

Patrick O. Neal, known as "Pat," passed away on January 23 at the age of 86. Pat grew up in Southern California and attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he graduated with a B.S. degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1957. Pat met his wife, Delores "Dorie" (Rodgers) Neal (1932 – 2016) in San Luis Obispo and they were married in 1954. He began working for Guy F. Atkinson upon...
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Halamako Lavaki

June 12, 1962 - January 22, 2018

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Hope B. Hellman

December 4, 1916 - January 18, 2018

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Collette Teresa Collins

March 5, 1934 - January 17, 2018

Collette Teresa Collins passed away on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 surrounded by her family. Born on March 5, 1934, Collette grew up in Austin, MN. She was the first in her family to go to college and attended Mankato State College, where she got her Bachelor's in Science and her Teaching Credential. Collette had an adventurous spirit and moved several places to teach, including Elko,...
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Paul (Boghos) Kullukian

November 17, 1922 - January 17, 2018

Paul Kullukian passed away on Wednesday surrounded by his loved ones. His incredible life was a testament to his enduring faith, his love of laughter, his true grit and resolute will. His life embodies the American success story. Paul was born in Marash, Turkey to survivors of the Armenian Genocide who had each lost their spouses and almost all their children during that terrible time. He was...
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Roberta "Bobbie" Kathryn Morrissey

September 10, 1939 - January 17, 2018

Roberta (Bobbie) Morrissey, passed away peacefully into the arms of God after a courageous fight against lung cancer. She is survived by her daughter Dee-Dee (Vince) Nannini, grandchildren; Gianna and Anthony Nannini, nieces; Carol Lahey and Katherine (Doug) Neto, great nieces; Lauren Lahey and Kayla Neto and great Nephew; Michael Lahey. She is preceded in death by Monroe Reis (Father), Kathryn ...
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Wesley Stephen Fay

December 31, 1984 - January 15, 2018

Wesley Stephen Fay passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 33. Wesley was born on December 31, 1984 at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City to Stephen Elton Fay and Mary Frances Stockman Fay but his stepfather Phil Constantino raised Wesley since he was two years old. Wesley is survived by his brother Ryan Patrick Fay, half sisters: Katie & Carly Fay; and stepbrothers Chad & Brian...
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Sasayo "Ellen" Okazaki

July 23, 1926 - January 15, 2018

Sasayo Okazaki passed away on Monday January 15, 2018, two weeks after being admitted to Mills-Peninsula Medical Center. The 5th of 7 children of Koguma and Rie (Nosaka), Sasayo Oka was born at Pu'unene Hospital, Maui and grew up in Pu'unene, Spanish A Camp on the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar plantation. After graduating Baldwin High School in 1944, Sasayo worked in the plantation office and met...
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Evelyn M. Dominion

February 18, 1924 - January 10, 2018

Evelyn M. Dominion died peacefully in her sleep. She led a full and energetic life and will be missed immensely by many family and friends. Evelyn was born the youngest of four children of Portuguese and Austrian immigrants. She was raised in The Sunset District of San Francisco, CA. She attended school in San Francisco and married first husband, Ottavio Ercolini, in 1942. They lived on...
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Sharon Rose Torrano

July 29, 1952 - January 7, 2018

Sharon Torrano passed peacefully after a long battle with cancer in San Mateo, CA. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Torrano and loving mother of Jennifer and Joseph as well as grandmother to Abigail and Tyler. Sharon is also survived by her sister Sandra Fusaro, nephew Otto and niece Stacey. Sharon was a dedicated lifelong Girl Scout. For her efforts, she received local, regional, and...
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Derek Paxton

March 6, 1971 - January 6, 2018

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Teresita Nacu

May 26, 1957 - January 4, 2018

Teresita "Tess" Teresa" "Neng" M. Nacu passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, January 4, 2018 at Mission Hospice of San Mateo after a fearless battle with lung cancer. Teresita was born in the Philippines to Juan and Estelita Monreal. Teresita is survived by her husband, Jesus Emmanuel Nacu and her only child, Carol Anne Nacu. She is also survived by her brothers Danilo Monreal, Edilberto...
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Maximo Reyes Akiyama

October 1, 1927 - January 4, 2018

Maximo Reyes Akiyama passed away peacefully on Thursday Jan 4th at his home with family by his side. He was loved by his family and all his relatives. He loved life and brought joy to all he met. He was born in Saipan, in the Marianas Islands. He was the son of Tomomitsu Akiyama and Abilina Reyes Akiyama. He and his two sisters, Maria and Victoria survived through the hostilities and battles...
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Virginia "Ginny" Kiely

July 23, 1923 - January 4, 2018

Ginny, a San Francisco Native, passed away January 4, 2018 at the age of 94, surrounded by her family. Ginny was the daughter of Joseph and Alice O'Hanlon. Ginny graduated from George Washington High School and S.F. City College. As a young adult she played women's softball for Sherry's All-Stars and Bradford Welch Florist teams in S.F. Ginny worked as a Playground Director in San Francisco...
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Jack Kingsland Lewis

May 5, 1924 - December 31, 2017

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Peggy Marie Miller

July 15, 1930 - December 29, 2017

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Richard Alan Lee

November 30, 1936 - December 29, 2017

Richard "Dick" Alan Lee passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 after a fearless battle with prostate cancer. Richard was born in San Mateo, graduated from San Mateo High School, and earned a horticulture degree from Colorado State University. He served four years in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged. Richard married Adrienne Yee on April 29, 1962 and set up roots in Foster City....
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Angela (Angeliki) Belesis

October 15, 1925 - December 29, 2017

Angela (Angeliki) Belesis passed away on December 29, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kyparissi, Lakonia, Greece to Dimitrios and Ekaterini (Lafkas) Kokkoris. Angela is survived by her loving husband, Anthony Belesis and her devoted children Kathy Koliopoulos (John), Maria Prontzos (Angelo) and Peter Belesis (Adrian) and grandchildren Angela Gorman (Brendan), Eleni,...
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Gladys Mae Young

April 1, 1945 - December 28, 2017

"The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord" On April 1, 1945, in Steubenville, Ohio, Willie and Bertha Tucker gave birth to their sixth child, a bubbly baby girl, Gladys Mae. Always eager to obtain knowledge, Gladys attended Dunbar Grade School. She went on to graduate from Weir High School in 1963. During the years of her youth and into adulthood,...
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Charles M. Cody

July 29, 1963 - December 28, 2017

Charles Matthew Cody, 54 passed away on Thursday, December 28th after a brief illness. "Charlie" was born on July 29, 1963 in Covina, California to William and Sally Cody. He grew up in Redwood City where he attended Sequoia High School. After graduating from Sequoia High Charlie attended San Jose State University where he received a Bachelor's Degree followed by a Master's Degree from...
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George Lunardi

June 7, 1928 - December 28, 2017

The angels have called upon you to come home. Fly high and fly free daddy. The best is yet to be. Love you always and forever. After 24 years our beloved dad has reunited with an angel in heaven, our mom. George was a loving Dad to Vivian and Richard Timms, Denise Lunardi and Lydia & Marc Biagini. Grandpa to Jason & Liz Shaughnessy, Amanda & Greg St. Clair, Erica Timms, Gina Timms & Elliot...
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Kathryn Patricia Wong

November 1, 1986 - December 26, 2017

Kathryn Wong, beloved daughter and sister, passed away on December 26, 2017 at age 31 due to complications from Lupus, a disease she lived with for over half her life. She was surrounded by family in her last days. The eldest child in a family of five, she was born in San Francisco, CA on November 1st, 1986 to parents, Michael and Patricia Wong. As a child, she enjoyed drawing, reading,...
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Imogene Jackson

November 1, 1925 - December 26, 2017

Imogene Louise Jackson was born in Dallas, Texas November 1, 1925 to the union of the late Judge Demmons and Ella Poindexter. Imogene was educated in the Dallas, Texas school system and graduated from Washington/Lincoln High School in 1942. Always full of life, Imogene was always aspiring to achieve the better things in life. At a very young age her mom moved she and her younger siblings to...
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Eddie Anthony Camacho

August 17, 1964 - December 25, 2017

Memorial donations can be made to the Camacho Family.
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Alma Jeannette Helin

July 10, 1926 - December 25, 2017

Alma Helin, beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, passed away peacefully on Christmas morning with Her Family at her side. She touched countless lives with her kind and gentle spirit and her positive outlook on life. Alma was born in Little Falls, N.Y. on July 10th, 1926 of Yugoslavian-lineage parents John and Frances Peckay. Shortly after finishing her schooling, she embarked...
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Geraldine Elizabeth Tognetti

September 19, 1930 - December 25, 2017

Gerry was a native of Half Moon Bay, CA and a longtime resident of San Mateo, CA and was called back to her maker on his birthday December 25, 2017. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years Donald A. Tognetti and her siblings Joseph Ormonde, Jeanette Alves, Richard Ormonde and niece Linda Ormonde. She was a loving Aunt and survived by eight nieces, four nephews and several...
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Etivise Ahovalu Mafi

January 1, 1940 - December 22, 2017

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Joseph Montalbano

January 7, 1925 - December 20, 2017

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Myrna Vasquez-Borjas

July 11, 1965 - December 18, 2017

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Mary Ann Tetiva

July 20, 1947 - December 15, 2017

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Betty Jean Castagno

December 29, 1933 - December 15, 2017

Betty, beloved, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 15, 2017, at Mission Hospice in San Mateo, with her family by her side. She was a resident of San Carlos, CA, but recently relocated to Palm Desert, CA. She was born on December 29th, 1933 in the state of Washington where she grew up with her parents Ameila and John Maks in Black...
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Best Takahashi

December 10, 1921 - December 13, 2017

Best Shiyeko Takahashi passed away peacefully on December 13th at the age of 96. She was born on December 10, 1921 in Sacramento, California to Iwasuke and Kiyono Rikimaru. She was the elder sister of Jiun Inouye, who survives her, Kay Ushijima, Yuki and Masa Rikimaru. Best graduated from San Mateo High School and received an AA degree from the College of San Mateo. In 1942, shortly before...
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Robert E. Sexton

June 26, 1946 - December 12, 2017

It is with great sadness to report that Robert E. Sexton has passed away on December 12, 2017, after a heroic battle with leukemia. Bob was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 26, 1946, to Herbert Sexton & Irene Reed. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Dolores Sexton; 3 daughters: Amy Mittlemann, Jennifer Sexton ...
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Julia Louise Snyder

May 4, 1925 - December 10, 2017

Julia passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 after a battle with cancer. She was born on May 4, 1925 in Yerington, Nevada to Fiore & Olga Simonetti. Julia was the younger of 2 siblings and grew up in the Yerington area. She graduated from Yerington High School where she was known as an excellent student and athlete. She worked at the nearby Hawthorne Base during WWII. She was a loving...
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Nelson Eddy Melendez

March 6, 1963 - December 9, 2017

Sadly, we report that Nelson Eddy Melendez, 54, of San Mateo passed away suddenly in a car accident on December 9th, 2017. He will be forever loved and remembered by his wife of 22 years, Cynthia, his daughters Jocelyn, Alexa and Angeli. As well as his mother, Rosa Alejandrina Aspajo de Melendez, sisters Rosa Esperanza and Cliden de Jesus, and brothers Cesar Alejandro, Warner Raul, and Jaime...
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Susan Renae Harvey

March 10, 1954 - December 9, 2017

Susie, beloved wife, mother, teacher, coach, mentor, and friend, passed away unexpectedly from a Pulmonary Embolism. She was born in Napa and grew up in San Mateo. Susie graduated from Aragon High School, and received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Physical Education from San Jose State University. She retired from teaching Health and Physical Education for over 30 years in the...
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Harold James Ellis

December 27, 1940 - December 8, 2017

Jim Ellis died at home on December 8, 2017. He was born in 1940 in San Francisco. He grew up in SF and Stockton, CA before attending Santa Clara University on a basketball scholarship. Upon graduation, Jim joined the Army, where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division in Vietnam. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart and was medically discharged in 1967. After his time in Vietnam,...
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Jeanne "Tutu" Kelly Haag

March 15, 1927 - December 8, 2017

Tutu passed away peacefully with her daughter, Bonnie Jeanne and son Stephen at her bedside at the great age of 90. Jeanne was born in San Francisco on March 15, 1927, to parents Sybil & Walter Kelly. She had one sister, Barbara. The family moved to San Mateo where both girls attended St Matthew Catholic School followed by Notre Dame High School in Belmont. Jeanne attended University of...
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Nancy Helene Palladino

November 22, 1932 - December 7, 2017

Nancy Helene Palladino passed away peacefully on Dec. 7, 2017 surrounded by family. She just celebrated her 85th birthday. She was a loving wife of 64 years, super-mom to seven children, and an inspiration to all who knew her. She was a self-taught, award winning artist, doll designer, successful business owner, and savvy real-estate investor. Among her many talents and gifts was the ability...
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Angelina Mary Chiesa

May 14, 1932 - December 6, 2017

Angie was born in San Francisco to Pietro & Mary Firpo. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy. She married Attilio Chiesa on April 28, 1962 and they settled in San Francisco. She worked for Crocker Bank, Bank of America and later would work and retire from the DMV. She was predeceased by her husband Attilio and her brother James Firpo. Angie is survived by her children: Robert...
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Christine Marie Bradshaw

December 21, 1965 - December 5, 2017

Christine Marie Bradshaw passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Tuesday, December 5th. She spread her love of life and lightheartedness to everyone she met throughout her journey. Christine was born in Covina, CA and moved to Millbrae, CA with her family in 1971. She graduated from Mills High School in 1984, and went on to earn an Associate's Degree at the College of San Mateo. She started...
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Sally Woodard Cooper

December 28, 1926 - December 4, 2017

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John Robert O'Brien

September 25, 1960 - December 2, 2017

John R. O'Brien quietly passed away at home with Hospice staff and family by his side after a yearlong battle with Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer. He is the son of James (deceased) and survived by his Mother Anne, Sister Pat (Bob Prager) and Brothers Mike (Sandy O'Brien) and Jim, as well as, many Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. He will be missed by so many colleagues in the Field at Edgewood Center....
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Patricia Fraher Tognetti

November 30, 2017

Patricia passed away peacefully at home on November 30, 2017. Pat was born in Seattle, WA and raised in San Francisco. She graduated from Balboa High School in 1945 and married Richard (Dick) Fraher the following year. Pat is predeceased by her first husband Dick Fraher, and second husband Reno Tognetti; sister Nadine Johnson; and daughter-in-law Ana Fraher. She is survived by her two loving...
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Alma Lorraine Castellanos

May 10, 1927 - November 28, 2017

Alma Castellanos passed away peacefully, joining the love of her life, her husband of 72 years, Rudy, who has been waiting for her since his passing on June 2, 2017. Alma was born in San Francisco, along with Rudy, raised their four children in South San Francisco at 323 Holly Street. It was here that Alma perfected the art of motherhood and being a housewife, lavishing her family with the...
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Harold John Cunha

January 12, 1925 - November 22, 2017

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Elizabeth Victoria Liwag

October 28, 1953 - November 21, 2017

After a courageous almost 2-year battle with cancer, Elizabeth passed away peacefully at her home in San Mateo. Elizabeth was affectionately known to her family and friends as Vicky. Vicky was born in Angeles, Philippines and graduated from high school at the Holy Family Academy. She took Art Class and Abstract Painting in college and she held a B.S. Degree in Accounting at Holy Angel...
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Eugenia "Nan" Shaw

March 14, 1936 - November 21, 2017

Affectionately known as "Nan" to family and friends and "Sweetie" by her husband, Nan passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at the Mills-Peninsula Hospital with her family by her side. A devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother, Nan is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Dave; daughter Penny (Santa Cruz); sons John, Danny, Steven (all from Santa...
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James Tong

March 7, 1922 - November 18, 2017

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Flora "Nonnie" Fresquez

March 23, 1930 - November 17, 2017

Flora Fresquez, age 87, a resident of San Mateo, CA, a former native of New Mexico passed away on November 17, 2017 after a brave battle with cancer. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Preceded in death by her husband Agapito Fresquez; her parents Climaco & Apolonia Olivas and daughters: Susan Viles & Darlene Fresquez. Survived by her children: Phyllis Ridgley, Robert...
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James Quinne DeWitt

January 18, 1931 - November 17, 2017

James Quinne DeWitt died peacefully at home on November 17, 2017 following a brief illness. Jim was born in Oakland, California on January 18, 1931, son of Mae Louise Coolidge and James Quinne DeWitt, Sr. Jim and his family lived briefly in Berkeley and San Francisco before moving to Piedmont where he made lifelong friendships and graduated from Piedmont High School. The University of...
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James Lloyd Attilio Brown

December 29, 1953 - November 15, 2017

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Shirley Stokes

November 12, 2017

Shirley Stokes of Menlo Park passed away on November 12th after a long illness. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and dedicated homemaker who also enjoyed community and artistic activities, golf and skiing. Shirley was born in Utah, one of eight children, only one of whom is still living. Soon after the end of the 2nd World War, she met the love of her life, Ted, to...
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Manjula Narain Sinha

June 10, 1952 - November 11, 2017

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Albert V. Lavezzo

February 7, 1927 - November 9, 2017

"Al" Lavezzo, born in Colma, CA on February 7, 1927 passed on November 9th, 2017, at the age of 90. The second son of Frank & Dolfa Lavezzo, he was pre-deceased by his brother Oliver. Al was married to Elsa Zaccheo on February 26th, 1949, and is survived by Elsa and their two children: Juliane Sullivan (Bob) of Woodside and their children Rebecca Hammer (Adam), Sterling Sullivan (Fiancée...
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Geraldine B. Dotson

December 25, 1939 - November 6, 2017

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Deborah Regina Kodakari

July 10, 1954 - November 3, 2017

Deborah Regina Kodakari (West) of Foster City, California, passed away peacefully in her home on November 3, 2017 at the age of 63 after a 2+ year battle with cancer. Affectionately known as Debbie, Deb, or Mommy, she will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, great-aunt and friend to all who she has left behind. Born and raised in Newark, NJ to Earl Jerome West...
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Magdalena Marquetante

March 18, 1934 - November 2, 2017

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Norma Falletti (nee Uccelli)

February 15, 1920 - October 30, 2017

Norma Falletti (nee Uccelli) passed away peacefully on October 30, 2017 in her home in San Mateo, at the age of 97. Born and raised on the family ranch on Grand Ave. in South San Francisco, she was the fifth of six surviving children born to Pietro & Maria Uccelli, who came from Italy in the early 1900's to farm in California. She was a teller at the Bank of America on Grand Ave. when she...
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Ruth Eva Tay

July 25, 1920 - October 26, 2017

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Themistoklis "Themis" E. Drolapas

January 15, 1938 - October 23, 2017

Themis was born in Agia, Efthymia, Greece in 1938. He was the second of six children born to Efthymia & Efthymios Drolapas. He developed a strong work ethic from the age of 10 by working numerous jobs to help support his family. He became a merchant marine, traveled the world, and settled in San Francisco in 1969. He married his beloved wife in 1973 before moving to Millbrae, CA in 1983 to...
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Herbert Edward Lindemann

June 16, 1919 - October 21, 2017

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Patrice Hansen-Fracchia

February 6, 1954 - October 18, 2017

Patrice Hansen-Fracchia passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017 after a two year battle with illness. Patrice was born to James and Carol Hansen on February 6, 1954 in Oakland, California. After graduating from Woodside High School in 1972, Patrice went on to become a medical assistant. She worked at Peninsula Hospital for several years then left to raise her two daughters, Kelley and...
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Elio "Al" Louis Martin

August 25, 1930 - October 10, 2017

Al Martin, 87 passed away Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 in San Mateo, CA following a 6-month illness with his family by his side. He is survived by his lovely wife Barbara, his daughter Eileen Martin of San Mateo, his daughter Ellen Martin-Urrutia of Saratoga, his son Steven Martin of Sonoma, his son-in-law Ric Urrutia of Saratoga, CA and his 3 grandchildren: Lauren Urrutia, Jamie Urrutia, and...
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Emma Mary Berton

October 9, 2017

1923 - 2017 Passed away peacefully in Burlingame on October 09, 2017. Devoted and loving wife of 62 years to the late Louie Berton. Loving mother to Bonnie Carrara, Lorette Berton and the late Sandi Craven. Loving grandmother to Mark, Andrew, Richele, Yvette, Greg, Angeline and Julie. Loving great-grandmother to 20 great-grandchildren. Cherished sister to the late Dino Milani. Emma...
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Robert E. Thomas

December 15, 1939 - October 8, 2017

Robert Thomas (aka Bob) also known as Silver Fox and Hollywood by friends and associates, passed away on October 8, 2017. Bob loved life and lived it to the fullest – he enjoyed every day and never missed a day to have a laugh, enjoy good conversation, learn something new and retain all facts. Born in Youngstown, Ohio on December 15, 1939, to Elizabeth and John Thomas, he pursued music...
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Tom T. Daikoku

June 3, 1926 - October 8, 2017

Tom passed away peacefully in the early hours of October 8, 2017 at the age of 91. He was a retired gardener who resided in San Mateo for more than 60 years, and a longtime San Francisco Giants fan. He was born in Broderick, California to the late Yasujiro Daikoku and Tomo Kamatani. When he was 15 he and his family were interned in Tule Lake, CA, and later he was sent to Bismarck, ND. ...
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Gloria Ethel D'Angelo

November 7, 1928 - October 7, 2017

Gloria Ethel D'Angelo died peacefully in her sleep on October 7, 2017 at the age of 88 years. She was the dearly beloved wife of Paul D'Angelo, who preceded her in death in 2003, and the devoted mother to Thomas D'Angelo and Christy McCaslin; loving mother-in-law to Madonna D'Angelo and Jim McCaslin; grandmother to Mathew, Melanie, Kelly, and JJ; and great grandmother to Mackenzie and Gage. ...
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Laura Lee Washington

December 8, 1931 - October 6, 2017

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