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Marjorie O'Brien Mori

April 8, 1932 - November 28, 2020

Marjorie O'Brien Mori passed away in her sleep last Saturday and joined her husband, James Anthony Mori in heaven. Margie touched the lives of many people with her smiles and laughter, and, especially for her children and grandchildren, with her big hugs and kisses. Margie was born in Springfield, NY to Terese Marie Dunne and Thomas Chester O'Brien. She graduated from Rye High School in Rye,...
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Eduardo E. Perez-Canto

January 20, 1935 - November 27, 2020

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Antonio Omiple Sarosario

March 11, 1954 - November 27, 2020

Dr. Antonio Omiple Sarosario, who many of you have known him as Tony Boy, was born in a small town in Iloilo city, on March 11, 1954. Coming from a humbled family, Tony was a loyal brother to 10 of his siblings, and third child to Romeo and Aurelia Sarosario. Being raised as a devoted Catholic, he, his siblings and his parents would pray several times a day. His devotion to the Lord has guided...
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William J. "Bill" Hammer, Jr.

October 24, 1951 - November 26, 2020

William J. Hammer, Jr. of Foster City, CA lost his fight with cancer and died peacefully on November 26th, 2020. Bill is survived by his wife Lisa Marie of 40 years and daughter Marisa Marylove. Born and raised in San Mateo, CA, Bill attended St. Matthew Elementary School where he was an altar boy. He went to Serra High School where he played football (#31) and won the championship in 1968-69...
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Gregory John Browne

May 4, 1969 - November 24, 2020

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Virginia Rich "Ginger" Fortmiller

July 31, 1931 - November 20, 2020

Ginger passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, November 20, 2020 at her home of one year in Burlingame. She was preceded in death in 2004 by her husband Paul, whom she married in 1957. She is survived by her sister-in-law Joyce Rich, a niece, a nephew, and many beloved friends and loyal sorority sisters. Ginger was born in Evanston, Illinois. After being married in New York, Ginger and...
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Annie Yueh-Ching Lan

August 9, 1950 - November 13, 2020

After a strong 16 years fight with cancer, Annie Yueh-Ching Lan (王月卿) passed away peacefully at home on November 13, 2020. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Ing-Jye Lan, her son Wen-Chun Jimmy Lan (Huong Viet Nguyen), her daughter Nancy Chu-Chun Lan (Den Thap), and her grandchildren Joshua Lan, Eleanor Lan, and Ian Thap. Annie was born in Chushan, Nantou, Taiwan ...
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Jennifer Lynn Hammer

December 15, 1986 - November 7, 2020

Jennifer Lynn Hammer was born December 15, 1986. She was often described as a sweet soul who was always singing and laughing. Jennifer was also very artistic and would often craft the most interesting pieces. She enjoyed making gifts for those she adored; every piece made from her heart. She found a new adventure and moved to Mexico where she lived for 3 years up until her passing. She found...
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Martin Kelly

May 19, 1946 - November 7, 2020

Martin Kelly died peacefully at home in San Mateo, CA on the evening of November 7th, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Martin was born on May 19th, 1946 in Tonlegee, Kildysart, County Clare, Ireland to Patrick and Molly (nee Casey) Kelly. He was the youngest of 6 brothers. Martin joined his eldest brother, Tom, in London U.K. at the age of 16. It was there he mastered his trade as a...
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Rolando Dela Plaza Salvador

August 1, 1943 - November 6, 2020

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Juana Dominga Kavanaugh

May 23, 1937 - November 6, 2020

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Donna Sheryle Wienckowski

July 22, 1946 - November 3, 2020

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Alexander Nathan Guest

April 23, 1963 - November 2, 2020

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Theodore William Werner III

November 27, 1937 - October 31, 2020

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Mary Hatsu Tsuda

June 4, 1925 - October 30, 2020

Mary was the third of five children born to the Yasuhiro family in Brighton, Colorado. Her family soon relocated to Southern California. She began Narbonne High School in Harbor City, California and graduated in the Internment Camp in Rohwer, Arkansas. She was able to leave the Internment camp early by participating in a work program sending her to Detroit, Michigan. There she met and married...
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Steve John Musich

April 10, 1934 - October 26, 2020

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Margarita Torres

April 17, 1930 - October 21, 2020

Margarita Torres, aged 90, peacefully passed on October 21 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. She will be remembered by all who knew and loved her as a vibrant, caring and protective wife and Mother. Margarita immigrated to the USA from her native Dominican Republic at age 14 to New York City. During a vacation to San Francisco with her Mother as a teenager she fell in love with the...
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Aldo Emil Tigri

January 20, 1924 - October 19, 2020

Aldo Emil Tigri was born in 1924 to parents Ricardo Tigri and Theresa Minetto in San Francisco. Aldo passed away peacefully at a residential care home on October 19, 2020. Preceded in death by his wife, Elvira (Vera) and daughter, Jeannie. Aldo is survived by his children: Robert (Arlene) and Lori (Mark); 5 grandchildren: Chris (Becky), Matt (Sarah), Eric (Sarah), Stacie (Justin) & Kelly (Ben...
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Lottie Mae Crumb

August 8, 1945 - October 17, 2020

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Anna Siotame Maafu

September 5, 1940 - October 16, 2020

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Douglas B. Bacchi

February 19, 1957 - October 16, 2020

Born in San Francisco, CA. The eldest of seven children, raised in Millbrae, attended Taylor Middle School and graduated from Mills High School. Enlisted in the Armed Forces as a Combat Engineer. After being honorably discharged, he joined his father in the UA Local 38 to learn the plumbing trade. He ultimately pursued a career with the City of Burlingame from which he retired. Survived by his...
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Judy (Manzon) Chelone

October 7, 1944 - October 15, 2020

For those who didn't know? Judy loved her "critters" specifically big cats. Rarely was she seen not wearing an outfit without animal print. She had an eye for style, a flair for life and a palate like no other. Oh how we will all miss her cooking. Judy passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 a week after her 76 birthday. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Victor Sr. They...
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John David Ellis

December 19, 1948 - October 15, 2020

John passed away of cardiac arrest on Thursday, October 15, 2020 after battling major health issues for many years. He was 71 years old. John was preceded in death by his parents: Thomas Shoaf Ellis & Minnie Ellis; sister Betty; and brother Pete. Born in San Francisco, CA., John was a proud graduate of SF Polytechnic High School and was an elected member of the Polytechnic Athletic Hall of...
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Deanna Sandra Consani

June 26, 1942 - October 14, 2020

Deanna Sandra Consani passed suddenly and peacefully on October 14, 2020 at her home in San Mateo at the age of 78. For many years she went to sleep listening to her beloved old time radio programs and she entered into eternal rest listening to those same programs. Deanna was a native San Franciscan and the loving daughter of Ulisse and Theresa Cortopassi, and little sister to Clarence...
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Margie Ann Belforte

June 6, 1939 - October 13, 2020

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Juvenal "Juvi" Lara

July 8, 1979 - October 9, 2020

God called home to heaven our beloved Juvi Lara on October 9, 2020. Juvi was born in Michoacan, Mexico on July 8,1979, and moved to San Mateo County, at the very young age of 3 years old. Juvi was a very passionate and commited 49ers and Giants fan; and was honored to represent his teams. He enjoyed spending time with his 3 kids Bella, Alex, and Isabella, fishing in Lake Chabot with his love...
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Richarda Helene Amalie Koenig

August 8, 1938 - October 9, 2020

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Warren E. Benner

December 27, 1930 - October 8, 2020

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Arthur Jack Katz

February 4, 1932 - September 29, 2020

For those who knew Art, he had a welcoming spirit, a great sense of humor and was an amazing storyteller. Art, always the gentleman, was intelligent and kind-hearted. He passed away peacefully on September 29, 2020 a few days after entering hospice. Art and his younger brother Paul were raised in New York by their mother and father, Irving and Sally, and later by their stepmother Mildred. As a...
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Claire Patricia Rogus

December 30, 1942 - September 27, 2020

Claire Patricia Rogus My mom led an interesting life. I'm going to try to tell these stories as I have heard many times. She left a basic outline of 20points; these are the poignant times of her life. My mom's first memory was of her own mother's funeral. She was only 3 years old. My mom was raised by her father, with a lot of help from his family. She spent a lot of time with her...
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Martin Joseph Fahy

November 4, 1941 - September 26, 2020

Martin Joseph Fahy passed away peacefully at home; after a long and courageous battle with Cancer; surrounded by his wife of 55 years, Gemma, his children and grandchildren on Saturday, Sept 26th at the age of 78. Martin was born on November 4th, 1941 in Galway, Ireland to James and Nora Fahy. He was the third of four children. His sisters Bridie and Eileen still reside in the West Coast of...
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Patricia Della Croce

May 26, 1924 - September 24, 2020

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Jennifer Lynn McAbee

July 5, 1956 - September 22, 2020

Jennifer Lynn McAbee passed away of natural causes on September 22nd at her home in Redwood City. Native of San Mateo, Jennifer graduated Aragon High School and earned a B.S. in Human Services-Counseling from Notre Dame de Namur University. She enjoyed a rewarding career with the Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo County as a Resource Counselor and then as a Community Worker with...
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Anthony Mario Alioto

August 24, 1945 - September 20, 2020

Anthony Mario Alioto 75, passed on September 20, 2020, with his family by his side in San Mateo, Ca. Retired from Cala/QFI Foods in 2005, he loved camping, golfing and traveling the world. Anthony was a mentor at the YMCA in San Mateo to youths and a United States Army Veteran in Vietnam. His smile would light up a room. His real gift was the love and support he always gave and his ability to...
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Mitsuko Ishikawa

January 20, 1959 - September 18, 2020

Mitsuko Ishikawa, 61 years of age passed peacefully on Friday, September 18th at home in San Mateo, CA surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Mitsuko was born on January 20th, 1959 in Kyoto, Japan. She moved to the United States in the early 80's and lived in San Francisco. She went to Cosmetology school in 1995 and became a Beautician. After being a...
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Sidney J. Hall

September 1, 1934 - September 17, 2020

Sidney Hall was born on September 1, 1934 in Birmingham, AL to James Frank & Robbie Hall. He was a member of St. James Baptist Church until he relocated. In 1952, he graduated from Parker High School, took a course as an orderly, then went to work at Hillman Jefferson Hospital where he met Loretta Hall. They fell in love, married on March 25, 1957 and to this union, was born three sons:...
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Solon Humberto Castillo

March 8, 1942 - September 17, 2020

Solon Humberto Castillo aged 78, resident of Foster City died September 17th after a battle with cancer. Solon was born in Nicaragua and moved to San Francisco with his Mother, Julia, in 1947 at age 5. He made enduring friendships that are here with us today, Richard Cadeña and Robert Padilla. He attended Mission High School and graduated in 1960, followed by serving in the United States...
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Jose Gerson Daniel Ronquillo Vicente

August 17, 1985 - September 16, 2020

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Nartuhi Tarver

September 14, 1934 - September 16, 2020

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Jerry Lee (Gilbert) Peralta

April 9, 1935 - September 12, 2020

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Peni Tokelau "Ben" Palu

November 11, 1962 - September 9, 2020

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Bernard Joseph Kirk, (aka Kirkovics)

January 19, 1949 - September 7, 2020

Bernard J. Kirk passed away on Labor Day. Lifelong resident of San Mateo County, Bernard is son of Joseph J. Kirkovics of Aurora, Illinois, and Rita Steffen Kirkovics, of Chico, California who met at Old St. Mary's Catholic Church in San Francisco at the USO during World War II. He is a licensed professional Civil Engineer. Raised during the 1950s, Bernie was a member of the first class to...
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Victoria Aguilar

April 25, 1929 - September 2, 2020

Victoria Aguilar 1929 - 2020 Victoria Aguilar nació en la ciudad de Ayacucho - Peru. Perdió a su madre y quedó al cuidado de su abuela y padre siendo una niña, en su adolescencia se casó con Juan Aguilar su fiel y amado esposo con el cual tuvieron cinco hijos Rosa , Ana , Marisa , Juan y Luis madre devota y cariñosa. Nunca dudó en apoyar y cuidar a sus nietos Peter, Bob, Sandro, Eric ...
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Donald "Roy" Giannini

March 7, 1934 - September 1, 2020

Donald "Roy" Giannini passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 1, 2020 at age 86. Roy was born in San Francisco, CA on March 7, 1934 to Alfredo & Anna Giannini, natives of Lammari, Italy. After losing his father at the age of four, Anna relocated the family, which now included a second son, Alfred, back to Italy. Following the devastation of WWII, the young family bravely...
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Robert Charles Cook

March 24, 1944 - September 1, 2020

Robert Charles Cook passed away on September 1, 2020. He is now finally at peace and reunited with his wife in heaven after an incredible fight with lymphoma. A native of the San Francisco Peninsula, Bob grew up in Portola Valley and graduated from Woodside High School where he met the love of his life Kenda. Truly defining the term "High School Sweethearts", the two were married on May 15,...
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Rafael Zaragoza Gonzalez

October 24, 1964 - August 30, 2020

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Miguel A. Cortez Pleitez

July 17, 1954 - August 27, 2020

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Susan Rose Palladino

November 20, 1966 - August 25, 2020

Susan Rose Palladino joined her Mother, Nancy, on Aug. 25, 2020. She was 53 years old. Susan's life was one of Art, Devotion and Family. A lifelong photographer with a degree from San Francisco State Univ. Susan was a prolific multi-media artist who also enjoyed pottery, painting and basket weaving and had been involved in numerous art shows throughout her artistic career. She was an avid...
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Lawrence Shing-Chung Leong

December 18, 1944 - August 23, 2020

Larry passed away peacefully on August 23, 2020 with his immediate family by his side. Larry is survived by his wife Alma of 37 years, daughter Clara, granddaughter Kaylee, and his sisters Alice and Nikki. Larry will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew him. Larry was born in Canton, China, the second of four children. He grew up in Singapore and served in the National Police...
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Sona Tuncer

April 19, 1927 - August 22, 2020

Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Sona Maryam Tuncer passed away peacefully and in comfort at her home on August 22, 2020 at the age of 93. Preceded in death by her husband, Hratch Tuncer. Sona was born in Istanbul, Turkey to Mihran and Ziyazan Kilijian, the first of three daughters, and graduated from Notre Dame de Sion French School in Istanbul. In 1980 she moved to Foster...
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Savelina Vea Fine

September 19, 1941 - August 19, 2020

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Angela Augusta (Zanette) Marchesin

August 12, 1934 - August 14, 2020

Angela died quietly at home in San Mateo after several years of declining health. She was preceded in death by her husband Enrico (Rico) Marchesin and by her sister and two brothers in Italy. Angela was born in Italy, north of Venice in the province of Treviso. She was a young girl during the difficult war years in that region. In 1967, Enrico left San Mateo for an extended trip to stay with...
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Rose Mary Kennedy

October 30, 1942 - August 13, 2020

Rose Mary died at home on August 13, 2020. She is survived by her brother, Frank Kennedy, sister-in-law, Sue Kennedy, nieces Jen Kennedy, Chrissy Kennedy Christensen, Amy Kennedy Donohoe, nephew Andrew Kennedy, and their families. She was a beloved sister, aunt, and friend, and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Rose Mary attended Mercy High School in Burlingame, and the College of...
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Linda Susan Alvarado

May 26, 1950 - August 11, 2020

Linda Susan Alvarado, age 70, passed away peacefully August 11, 2020 at her home with her beloved family by her side. Linda's death came as a result of a series of falls and ensuing health care complications. Linda was born May 26, 1950, at Fort Clayton, Panama Canal Zone, to Corbitt Russell and Mary Moore. Shortly after her birth, Linda and the rest of her family returned to the United States. ...
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James Arthur Maneatis

September 23, 1919 - August 8, 2020

James Arthur Maneatis passed away peacefully on August 8, 2020 after a long and amazing life. He is survived by his son Tom Maneatis, daughter-in-law Bev Maneatis, grandchildren Elaine Buffum (Josh) and James Maneatis, and great-grandchildren Hadley, Aubrey, Quincey, Calvin and Ellery Buffum. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Vivian Hangaris and Celia Maneatis as well as many nieces and...
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Rose Marie Trigueiro

August 10, 1929 - August 8, 2020

Rose Marie Trigueiro passed away peacefully at home two days before her 91st birthday. She was born in Mountain Home, Idaho to her proud parents, Lex and Ellen Hobson joining her four older siblings Jimmy, Kay, Ellenore and Wally. In the early 1940's the family moved to the Bay Area where Rose graduated from San Mateo High School. Rose married her sweetheart Rich Trigueiro in 1948 and they...
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Rosemarie Hunter Dal Poggetto

May 22, 1927 - August 4, 2020

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Raul Antonio Cortez

May 23, 1971 - August 3, 2020

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Richard Frederick Axen

November 24, 1920 - July 31, 2020

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Xenophon Tragoutsis

May 8, 1927 - July 24, 2020

Xenophon (Zan) Tragoutsis, 93, husband of Carlene Tragoutsis, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, after an accidental fall. He was with his loved ones and was under the wonderful care at the Mission Hospice home. He was born to John and Barbara Tragoutsis May 8, 1927 in Monessen Pennsylvania. The couple had two sons after Zan's birth who would be his lifelong best friends. The family moved...
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Earl "The Pearl" Moore

August 18, 1954 - July 22, 2020

Earl was born in Mississippi to Elmer and Annie Moore. He was born 3rd oldest of 8 children in the moore clan. Earl was preceded in death by his father Elmer Moore, Brother John and Sister Denise. He leaves behind his beloved Mother Annie Moore, Sisters: Alice who resides in Mississippi, Patricia, Jacqueline and Cynthia who reside in San Mateo, and Brother Anthony who resides in Oregon. ...
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Siwutha "Sam" Meas

May 15, 1961 - July 19, 2020

Siwutha "Sam" Meas was born on May 15, 1961 and passed away on July 19, 2020. Sam was a resident of Union City, California.
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Kalo Petelo

February 16, 1958 - July 18, 2020

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Helen Chizu Tomita

November 13, 1926 - July 8, 2020

Helen Chizu Tomita, a resident of San Mateo for nearly 90 years, passed away peacefullyat home on July 8, 2020. Helen was the daughter of the late Shinji Tomita and Kichiyo Doi Tomita. She was born in Ogden, Utah on November 13, 1926. Shortly thereafter, she moved with her family to San Mateo, where she attended Lawrence Grammar School, and spent one year at San Mateo High School. In March of...
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Anthony (Antonios) Belesis

September 23, 1925 - July 6, 2020

Anthony (Antonios) Belesis passed away quietly on July 6, 2020. He was born in Reichia, Lakonia, Greece to Panagiotis and Maria (Sarbanis) Belesis and was mostly raised in Monemvasia, Greece. Many of you knew him as Tony. He joins his loving wife Angeliki in heaven and is survived by his devoted children Kathy Koliopoulos (John), Maria Prontzos (Angelo) and Peter Belesis (Adrian) and...
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Ysabel Ana (Urquiza) Costanza

September 8, 1933 - July 6, 2020

Ysabel Ana Costanza was born to Damaso and Eduarda Urquiza in Santa Ana, California, where she grew up with two sisters on their family's small farm. Ysabel was proud of her Basque heritage--her parents had immigrated to the United States from Vizcaya Province in Spain--and she learned the values of working hard and building community while growing up among the orange groves and bean fields of...
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Patricia Hughmanick Crafts

September 4, 1926 - July 5, 2020

Pat was born on September 4, 1926 in Mills Hospital, and passed away on July 5, 2020 in sight of Mills, with her daughters and caregivers by her side. Pat lived her entire life in the Bay Area, leaving only for college at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she majored in Art, pledged Alpha Phi and was a Campus Queen, and also when her husband clerked at the U.S. Supreme Court in...
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Dolores Louise Callagy

March 30, 1928 - July 4, 2020

Dolores Louise Callagy passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 4th, 2020. Born and raised in San Francisco, she attended Saint Anthony's grammar school and ICA High School. By the age of 17 she was an accomplished singer, with opera being her specialty, and entered the Conservatory of Music to pursue her singing career. Dolores loved to share her singing talent with those...
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Santiago J. Aceves

July 25, 1936 - July 2, 2020

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Mary M. Sammut

August 8, 1931 - June 29, 2020

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Virginia Rose Iamesi

April 21, 1934 - June 28, 2020

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Carolee E. De Carpio

March 29, 1947 - June 23, 2020

My partner for 50 years. It would have been a gift to extend it another 50 years. Lia and Christopher could not have had a better MOTHER. She didn't just give unconditional love, she gave them the sun, the moon and the stars. Her son-in-law Paul truly became her second son. She couldn't have picked a better mate for Lia. Being a Grandmother made her life complete. Sierrah, Mitchell, Cayden...
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Joseph Vincent Arruda

June 30, 1967 - June 21, 2020

Known by most as Joe, by his loved ones Pai/Dad, son, Vovô/Grandpa, Choppy Choppy, Vicent, Uncle Joe, partner, and many more. Joe loved adventure, always with a bit of mischief and comedy along the way. He was a free spirit, a true nomad. Joe always made friends wherever he went. Always ready and happy to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. More often than not, Joe became apart of...
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'Ofaloto Mahe

April 14, 1970 - June 15, 2020

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Esperanza Kulinka

August 17, 1931 - June 8, 2020

Nadejda Kot was born August 17, 1931 in the town of Podriji, Poland to parents Maximo and Agafia. Anticipating the beginning of World War II, Maximo and Agafia decided to leave Poland with Nadia, traveling by ship to South America in 1936, when Nadia was just five years old. Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina with little money, the Kot family was sent on to Colonia Fram in Paraguay, where they...
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Elizabeth Lyn Rieke

July 15, 1945 - June 6, 2020

Elizabeth L. (Liz) Rieke, 74, of San Mateo, California passed away June 6, 2020. She was born and raised in Atwood, Kansas to the late Charles and Elizabeth A. (Heble) Rieke. She was the oldest of the 7 Rieke children. It was during her early years in Atwood Kansas that Liz would develop a passion for design and travel. At age 10 Liz worked for a family neighbor who shared her many travels...
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Ralph Michael Calvo, Sr.

September 29, 1934 - June 6, 2020

Ralph was born on the island of Guam on September 29, 1934 to Trinidad & Clotilde Calvo. Ralph lived on Guam for most of his young childhood even during WWII where he lived in a Japanese Concentration camp for 3 years, as a prisoner of war. After the war he and his family moved to San Francisco where he spent most of his youth. Ralph joined the US Marine Corp after graduating high school and...
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Francis Robert "Bud" Schwartz

June 17, 1924 - June 3, 2020

Dr. Francis Robert "Bud" Schwartz passed away peacefully at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz on June 3, 2020, after complications from a recent surgery. Bud was born in Hazelton, PA, on June 17, 1924, to George A. Schwartz, generous and respected businessman of Lehighton, PA, and Agnes (Buckland) Schwartz. Bud graduated from Lehighton High School circa 1941 and enlisted in the U.S. Naval...
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Juliana Stevens Griggs Marty

February 26, 1931 - June 2, 2020

Julie was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Benjamin Glyde Griggs and Martha Dodgson Baker Griggs. She graduated from Summit School (Class of 1949); some of her fondest memories were of learning French and reading Shakespeare. After two years at Connecticut College, where she studied child development, Julie Griggs married Sam Marty in 1951. They lived all over the country before settling in San...
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Shirley Lee Powell

May 8, 1958 - May 31, 2020

Shirley passed away Sunday May 31st 2020 after battling an aortic dissection for a week. Everyone that knew Shirley loved her. She was a Godly woman who loved and adored Jesus Christ and served Him with all her heart. She loved her church family without hesitation always. She served in many ministries, including children's ministry/Sunday school. She never had any children of her own, but she...
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Alexandra Biczkow

March 17, 1926 - May 28, 2020

Alexandra Biczkow, 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at home in the care of her daughter Valentina and her son-in-law Rick. Alexandra was born in the Ukranian countryside to Stephan and Marina Moskalenko. She was a survivor of WWII, yet she never troubled others with her losses and instead shared hope and laughter with all she met. Shortly after WWII, in...
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Lucien George Fugere, USAF (Ret.)

September 30, 1921 - May 22, 2020

MSgt. Lucien G. Fugere, (Ret) 98 died May 22, 2020 at Mills Pennisula Medical Center in Burlingame, CA. He was born on September 30, 1921 in Springfield, MA to Lucien and Eva (Zschau) Fugere. Lou was a resident of Daly City, CA. He survived his beloved wife Elizabeth (Daley) who died on February 27, 1992. Married on July 26, 1947 there were no children. He retired from the Air Force in 1964...
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Irene Elizabeth Whitmer

July 24, 1933 - May 22, 2020

Irene Elizabeth Whitmer, native of San Mateo, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020. She passed peacefully in her sleep. Irene was the daughter of the late Inez Borella and Bruno Freschi. A graduate of San Mateo elementary schools, San Mateo High school, and San Mateo Business College. Irene was active and affiliated with San Mateo schools for many years. She was employed by the San Mateo...
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James Peter Zylla

September 13, 1929 - May 21, 2020

James Peter Zylla, number 11 of 12 boisterous children, was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota, on September 13, 1929, to his exhausted, yet delighted parents, Joseph and Lottie Zylla. On June 6, 1955, Jim married his sweetheart, Lee Alvina Kammeier.  They moved from Minnesota to Omaha, Nebraska, where Jim worked at Boys Town.   Jim and Lee had five children: Therese, Gwenn, Elizabeth, Brian, and...
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Susana Marie Radic Bautista

April 4, 1958 - May 20, 2020

Susana Marie Radic Bautista, née Princess Susana Frangipane Anjou von Radic, passed away at the age of 62, at home while in the care of her children and husband. Over the last year, Susana was in a bout with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a type of blood cancer, and was preparing for a life-saving bone marrow transplant. Susana's family lineage can be traced back through several European...
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Chadwick Everett "Chad" Herrera

November 19, 1990 - May 19, 2020

Chadwick (Chad) Everett Herrera, born November 19, 1990, passed suddenly on May 19, 2020, of a recently diagnosed heart condition. He was born in Newport Beach, CA, and grew up in San Mateo, CA. Chad graduated from San Mateo High School and attended College of San Mateo, where he earned art degrees in photography, digital media and printmaking. Chad worked at Napa Valley College as an...
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Margaret Esther Valdez

October 18, 1939 - May 15, 2020

Esther Valdez was born October 18, 1939, in Galveston Texas. She entered rest on May 15, 2020, after a massive stroke at home in San Mateo, California. Esther is survived by her loving daughters, Liz, Debbie, and Tanya. She was a treasured grandmother to Sonya, Noe, Jessie, Antonio, Jesus, Armando, Violet, Dominic, Alfonso, Alejandro, Soraya, and Louis. And a precious great grandmother to...
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Elvira Gallegos

May 26, 1921 - May 12, 2020

Elvira Gallegos, 98, died peacefully at VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville, CA. Elvira (Aragon) Gallegos was born in North Fork, CO, daughter of Victor Aragon and Maria Valvarnia ("Betty") (Avila) Domingues, widow of George Domingues. Elvira was a beautiful young woman with an outgoing personality who loved nature, animals and flowers. She met Tony Gallegos (the love of her life) in Colorado where...
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Jack Donald Jones

July 29, 1931 - May 8, 2020

Jack Donald Jones passed away peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2020. Jack was born in Detroit Michigan. He moved to San Francisco at age 10 and was raised in North Beach with his older brother Jim by his mother Ruth. He graduated from Galileo High School and joined the US Navy, serving his country in the Korean War. He attended and graduated from San Francisco State University and opened 4...
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Bernice (Wyrsch) Johnston

January 28, 1929 - May 7, 2020

Bernice died peacefully at home with family. She was the 3rd child born in San Francisco to Emil & Mary Wyrsch. Preceded in death by brothers Al & Dick, and sister Jean. Bernice was raised in the Mission District and attended St. James and ICA. Bernice married Bob Johnston in 1947 and were married for 54 years until his passing in 2001. They moved to San Mateo in 1992. Together, they had 7...
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Helen Marie DiMaggio

June 24, 1919 - May 5, 2020

Helen passed away six weeks short of her 101st birthday. She was born in San Francisco and later resided in Daly City with her husband of 40 years, Joe DiMaggio. After his passing she moved to Foster City where she became a member of the Fifty-Five Plus Club and was an active volunteer during city special events. Helen is survived by her children: Diane Fragomeni (Ed), Joyce Scatena (Mike),...
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Marsha Joan Aliamus

September 24, 1938 - May 4, 2020

Marsha Joan Aliamus of San Mateo, California, passed away peacefully at home on May 4, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born on September 24, 1938 in San Francisco to parents, Paul and Dorothy Stanford. She had a younger brother, Leo Stanford. Marsha attended Mercy High School in Burlingame where she graduated in 1956. She met her husband, Robert, through his sister, who was Marsha's high...
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Sylvia Mercedes Huezo Olivares Rodriguez

September 8, 1943 - May 2, 2020

On Saturday, May 2, following a courageous battle against cancer, Sylvia Rodriguez passed away at the age of 76 surrounded by her loving family. Born on September 8, 1943 in San Salvador, El Salvador to Bernardino Huezo and Lidia Olivares de Huezo (both deceased), Sylvia grew up with three siblings, Julio, Doris, and Mario (all deceased). She graduated from the University of El Salvador in...
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Ruth Scammon

February 10, 1924 - April 30, 2020

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Helen Pratt

November 6, 1932 - April 30, 2020

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Joan Ruigomez

June 18, 1927 - April 29, 2020

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Elizabeth Kehl

November 18, 1928 - April 27, 2020

Elizabeth "Oma" Kehl passed away peacefully on April 27, 2020, at the age of 91. Born in Cservenka, Yugoslavia to Peter & Katharina Laux, she was the oldest of three sisters, Maria and Kaethe. Her father was a farmer and grew a mixture of different products. They lived a happy and productive life until 1944, when their town was taken over by the Russian army. Because of their German descent,...
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Josefina L. "Pinang" Montenegro

December 4, 1925 - April 19, 2020

Josefina who was fondly called Pinang was born to Buenaventura and Juliana Leyran in the Philippines. She was the eldest of four children. When Josefina was nine, her mother passed away giving birth. Even at a tender age, she assumed the role of mother to her younger siblings. She grew up to be a beauty capturing the heart of a young man named Angel. They would eventually marry at 19 and 24,...
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