San Francisco Chronicle Obituaries

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January 19, 2018

David H. Andrews

David H. Andrews

Washington, Dc

David H Andrews On January 7, at the age of 89, David passed away in Washington, DC.—his home for the last 6 years. Born November 10, 1928, in Mt. Kisco, NY, David was the fifth and youngest child of Katharine and Robert Andrews. David was a graduate of Harvard College, class...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2018.

Marie Avila-Pike

Marie Avila-Pike

El Cerrito, CA

Marie Avila-Pike August 26, 1930 - December 24, 2017 Marie was born in Bakersfield, California, spent her childhood and young adult life in Berkeley, before moving to El Cerrito in 1970. As an elementary school teacher in the Richmond and West Contra County School District for...

Roberta Ballestrazze

Roberta Ballestrazze

Novato, CA

Roberta Ballestrazze Roberta A. "Dutchie" Ballestrazze passed away December 24, 2017 at the age of 72. She was the loving wife of Michael Ballestrazze for 56 years. She was the devoted mother of David, Alana and Mike "Jr" Ballestrazze. Beloved sister of Gordon Muschek. Adored...

Claude Blakeslee

Claude Blakeslee

San Bruno, CA

Claude Duwayne Blakeslee On December 28, 2017 the world lost a honest, kind, intelligent man and a life-long teacher. Claude Duwayne Blakeslee was born February 6, 1928 in Denver, Colorado to Theresa and Claude Henry. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 1/2 years,...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 7 to Jan. 19, 2018.

Fitz Lloyd Brown

Fitz Lloyd Brown

San Bruno, CA

Fitz Lloyd George Brown Passed away peacefully on January 4, 2018 at the age of 55. Fitz-Lloyd George Brown was born on December 3, 1962 at Jubilee Hospital in Kingston Jamaica to the parents of George Brown and Ivy Annette Williams. He is survived by his wife Denise, his...

Robert Gene Checchi

Robert Gene Checchi

San Rafael, CA

Robert "Bob" Gene Checchi Bob passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2018 In San Rafael, CA at the age of 82 Surrounded by his loving family. Bob was a retired police officer from the S.F.P.D who served his city for 30 years. Bob is survived by the love of his life Sue, who...

Frank Colletta

Frank Colletta

Stockton, CA

Frank Anthony Colletta Frank Anthony Colletta aged 79 died January 14, 2018 in Stockton, CA. A sweet, well loved man joined his father, beloved mother and one sister in heaven. He is survived by two children, one grandson, three sisters and two brothers. Visitation on January...

Virginia Ann Burke DeSaulnier

Virginia Ann Burke DeSaulnier

San Francisco, CA

Virginia Ann Burke DeSaulnier Passed away at St. Anne's Home on January 10 at the age of 95. Ginny was born in Lowell MA February 10, 1922. She graduated from Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsboro, MA in 1940 and went on to earn a BS from D'Youville College in Buffalo NY in 1944....

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 20 to Jan. 22, 2018.

Olga deSouza

Olga deSouza

San Francisco, CA

Olga Noronha de Souza Olga, the daughter of the late Joao Noronha and the late Isaura Pereira, passed away unexpectedly on January 13, 2018 with her daughters at her side. She was born in Reis-Magos, Goa and attended the Portuguese Primary / Secondary School & Modern High...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, 2018.

Maitland Dimock

Maitland Dimock

Orinda, CA

Maitland (Mait) S. Dimock August 30, 1940 - January 9, 2018 Maitland (Mait) Stuart Dimock passed away peacefully in his home on January 9, 2018, after a prolonged illness. He and his wife, Debbie, are residents of both Orinda and Sacramento, California. Maitland was born on...

John Evans

John Evans

El Granada, CA

John Philip Evans Lifelong musician, SF Giants fan, teacher and fabulous Dad and husband, John Philip ("JP") Evans died unexpectedly on 11 January 2018 while recovering from a short illness. He was 63 years old. A third-generation Santa Cruzan, John was a resident of El...

Robert Harrison

Robert Harrison

San Francisco, CA

Robert J. Harrison June 27, 1931 ~ December 30, 2017 Robert Joseph Harrison died peacefully on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Robert was born in San Francisco on June 27, 1931, the son of James and Agnes (Patrick) Harrison. He graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1949 and...

Sister Helen Clare Howatt

Sister Helen Clare Howatt

Resident Of Oakland, California

Sister Helen Clare Howatt, SNJM Sister Helen Clare Howatt, SNJM (Barbara Helen Howatt) entered into eternal life on January 11, 2018. She was 90 years old and a professed Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary for 70 years. She touched the lives of children and teachers...

Ednamae Lewis

Ednamae Lewis

Fremont, CA

Ednamae McSweeney Lewis March 30, 1918 – January 1, 2018 Ednamae Lewis passed away at the age of 99. A proud native of San Francisco, Ednamae was the eldest of three children born to Aemon and Edna McSweeney. The family moved to Redwood City, CA, where Ednamae graduated from...

Matthew Nevin

Matthew Nevin

San Francisco, CA

Matthew Michael Nevin April 25, 1962 – December 15, 2017 Matt passed away peacefully on Dec. 15, 2017, at the age of 55. Predeceased by his loving parents Jack and Lorraine Nevin. Matt was a loving brother to Denis, Dan (Peggy), John (Paula), Colleen McGuire (Jack) and Patrick...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 20 to Jan. 22, 2018.

Donald Carleton Pettyjohn

Donald Carleton Pettyjohn

Berkeley, CA

Donald Carleton Pettyjohn July 8, 1927 – Dec. 23, 2017 Born in Oakland, CA. Married to Marjorie for 59 years. Loving father of the late Christian and of David (Cindy). Beloved grand father of Wyatt and Nathan. Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Graduate of San Francisco State...

Sheu Quock

Sheu Quock

San Francisco, CA

Sheu Ping Low Quock Sheu Ping Low Quock - At rest January 12, 2018 at age 101. Beloved mother of Jennie, Dorothy, Robert and Susan; dear mother-in-law of Quong M. Doo, Harry Ong and Robert Hom; devoted grandmother of Richard and Ernestynne Doo, Michael and Jean Doo, Kameron...

Linda Rendon

Linda Rendon

San Francisco, CA

Linda S. Rendon (Nee Fontana) May 2, 1949 – January 11, 2018 Linda passed away peacefully on January 11, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband Melvin Rendon, her parents Pete and Inez Fontana and her sister Dorene Fontana. She is survived by her brother Fred (Gaye)...

Joan Alice Serin

Joan Alice Serin

Albany, CA

Joan Alice Serin Feb. 13, 1951 – Jan. 15, 2018 Joan Alice Serin died on Monday, January 15, 2018 in Albany, California. She was 66. She was a lifelong educator of children with learning differences. Joan was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey to scientists Bernice and Bernard...

Jeanne Shimmon

Jeanne Shimmon

San Francisco, CA

Jeanne Mina Shimmon Jeanne Mina Shimmon passed away peacefully on December 30, 2017, at her home of 54 years in San Francisco. She was 93 years old, and died of natural causes in her sleep. Jeanne was known for her incredible intelligence, dedication to helping others,...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 19 to Jan. 21, 2018.

John Edward Stasky

John Edward Stasky

Berkeley, CA

John Edward Stasky Dec. 27, 1942 - Nov. 22, 2017 John Edward Stasky passed away November 22, 2017. A well-known Bay Area realtor for over thirty years, John loved to travel and was an avid collector of Southwestern art. Born in Bayside, NY, on December 27, 1942, John moved to...

Lemuel Summey

Lemuel Summey

Palo Alto, CA

Lemuel Summey Lemuel Summey, age 95, passed away on January 9, 2018 at Vi Residence in Palo Alto, California. Born in Rutherford, North Carolina to Luke and Ada Summey in 1922, Lemuel was raised in Forest City and graduated from Cool Springs High School. After serving in the...

Mary Von Holt

Mary Von Holt

San Francisco, CA

Mary Cecilia Von Holt Passed away peacefully on January 15, 2018 at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Von Holt; loving mother of two sons: Christopher and Gregory; and beloved sister of brother, Stephen. Mary was a truly lovely person, a remarkable cook who...

January 18, 2018

Charles Calleja

Charles Calleja

City Of San Francisco, CA

Charles (Chuck) Vincent Calleja July 13, 1935 - Jan. 14, 2018 Beloved husband of Julie Calleja, caring brother of Paul Calleja (Virginia Calleja) and George Blue (Barbara Blue). Devoted father of Greg Calleja (Ualani Calleja), Roxanne Hendrickson (John Hendrickson), Paul...

Guillermo Chávez

Guillermo Chávez

San Francisco, CA

Guillermo G. Chávez June 24, 1926 - January 5, 2018 Guillermo Chávez Galindo, born on June 24, 1926 in Ciudad Hidalgo, Michoacán, México, died on Friday, January 5, 2018. His wife, Rebeca, and their five children survive him. Guillermo's family, forced to flee from town to...

Edwin Plowden Jr.

Edwin Plowden Jr.

San Bruno, CA

Edwin ("Eddie") Plowden, Jr. Aug 9, 1925 - Jan 8, 2018 Passed away peacefully at 2:25 am Ed was a third generation San Franciscan, born in the Mission and raised in the Marina district. Ed attended Marina Jr High and Galileo High School. In 1943, Ed volunteered for the U.S....

Yelba Schlocker

Yelba Schlocker

San Francisco, CA

Yelba Schlocker Aug, 12 1923 - Jan 1, 2018 Yelba Ester Schlocker was born on August 12, 1923 in Matagalpa, Nicaragua to Raul Gutierrez and Leonor Castillo; raised by her Aunts Emma Mestayer and Rosibel Bonilla, her father's sisters. She passed away peacefully at the age of 94...

Stanley Wolfe

Stanley Wolfe

San Rafael, CA

Stanley Jay Wolfe, M.D. Aged 94 Passed away at his home in San Rafael, CA on Thursday January 11, 2018. Survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Marjorie; his children Michael, Emily, William and Mark; his grandchildren Ned, Susannah, Sara, Scarlett, Violet, Vivian and...

January 17, 2018

John Corry

John Corry

San Francisco, CA

John Francis Corry John Francis Corry died peacefully on January 14, 2018 surrounded by his beloved family including his lovely and devoted partner, Rose Marie Dennis; mother, Noreen Corry (Simon deceased); and his three angels, sisters, Teresa Young (Denis), Myra Corry...

Thomas Hofmann Jr.

Thomas Hofmann Jr.

San Francisco, CA

Thomas Richard Hofmann, Jr. Thomas Richard Hofmann, Jr., a longtime resident of Sausalito, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Tom was born in Berkeley, California, on March 15, 1943 to Mary and T. Richard Hofmann, MD. He attended Berkeley High School and...

Natalie Kondrasheff

Natalie Kondrasheff

San Mateo, CA

Natalie Kondrasheff Nov. 15, 1946 - Jan. 13, 2018 Natalie Kondrasheff, aged 71, passed away at home at 9:00pm on Saturday, January 13, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Albert J. Faung Jr., devoted mother of Michael Vladimir Kondrasheff, and cherished...

January 16, 2018

January 15, 2018

Alexander Montelongo

Alexander Montelongo

American Canyon, Ca

Alexander J. Montelongo Feb 8, 1921 - Jan 9, 2018 Alexander "Fatty" Montelongo was nicknamed after Fatty Arbuckle, the silent movie star. He was the fourth child and third son of Alejandro and Liboria Montelongo. He grew up in North Beach, San Francisco until he served in the...

Roy Uccelli

Roy Uccelli

South San Francisco, CA

Roy Uccelli Entered into rest on January 11, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Emily M. Uccelli for 62 years. Loving father of Annamaria Uccelli, Stephanie (David) Uccelli Menner and Lisa (Robert) Marsh. Grandfather of Stephen Menner, Alyssa Menner, Ethan Menner and...

January 14, 2018

Violet Bohme

Violet Bohme

San Francisco, CA

Violet Bohme Violet (Amoroso) Bohme passed away peacefully on January 1, 2018 at the age of 98, she was the beloved wife of the late Francis (Bud) Bohme; loving mother of Marlene (Alfonso) Moresi and Carol Amerson; grandmother to Nicholas Moresi and Rachella Moresi (Robert...

Richard Cesarin

Richard Cesarin

San Carlos, CA

 Richard "Dick" Cesarin Oct. 7, 1930 - Dec. 31, 2017    Dick passed away on the evening of December 31, 2017 with his devoted wife and family members by his side. He was born October 7, 1930 in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania to William and Enes Cesarin. He grew up in Redwood City....

Robert Chapman

Robert Chapman

San Mateo, CA

Robert Lane Chapman October 24, 1933 - December 29, 2017 Robert (Bob) Chapman passed away on December 29, 2017 at the age of 84 with his wife and children by his side. He was born on October 24, 1933 to William Edgar Chapman, and Alice Bertha Moerner in London, England. Bob...

Laura Colabianchi

Laura Colabianchi

Burlingame, CA

Laura Jean Colabianchi On January 10, 2018, Laura Jean Colabianchi, beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister, passed away suddenly at the age of 53. Laura will be forever remembered by her husband, Vince and their loving children, Dominic and Nicholas, all of whom were...

Charles Conefrey

Charles Conefrey

San Francisco, CA

Charles Conefrey Please pray for the repose of the soul of Charlie Conefrey who died on January 9, 2018. The youngest of seven children, he is predeceased by his mother, Brigid McKeon Conefrey, his father John Joe, his brothers Seamus, Sean and Tommy, his sisters Anna May...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2018.

Sarah-Marie Crinnion

Sarah-Marie Crinnion

San Francisco, Ca

Sarah-Marie Crinnion October 21, 1921 - December 6, 2017 Passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017 at the age of 96, following a long struggle with memory loss. Beloved wife of the late Donald Crinnion and loving mother of Marie Crinnion (Richie McAllister). "Favorite" sister...

Bert Dollar

Bert Dollar

San Francisco, CA

Bert (Butch) Dollar Bert (Butch) Dollar passed away peacefully at home in Mountain View, CA on December 30, 2017 after a long struggle with kidney failure. Born in Arkansas, he attended Richmond High School, class of 1957. An athlete who excelled at any sport he tried, he was...