John Detomaso, 79, was born in September 1934, and died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. He was raised in Visalia, Calif., and graduated from Visalia Union High School. He attended the College of the Sequoias and University of San Francisco. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a pharmacy tech and realtor for Morro Bay Realty for 21 years, currently employed with Jackie Cooper Realty. In San Luis Obispo, John was President of the Italian Catholic Federation and a member of Cancer Connections and Knights of Columbus . John married the former Sallee Snell in Visalia in 1959. He was the proud father of Deborah (Garcia) and NinaMarie (Engel); grandchildren include Rikki and Nikolaus Garcia, Matthew and Christopher Engel. The rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m., with a funeral Mass celebrated at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Cayucos. A graveside service at the Cayucos Cemetery. The family requests donations to the Hearst Cancer Center or French Hospital in San Luis Obispo, in lieu of flowers.
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Published in San Luis Obispo Tribune on Feb. 7, 2014