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Todhunter Bensen

Woodside, CA

Todhunter ("Tod") Weir Bensen December 24, 1962 ~ August 10, 2017 Todhunter ("Tod") Weir Bensen passed away on August 10, 2017 in California. Born on December 24,1962 in New York City, Tod and his mother were surrounded by hospital staff singing Christmas carols, a portent of...

James DeMartini Jr.

San Francisco, CA

James G. B. DeMartini, Jr. 06/26/1928 - 08/14/2017 James G. B. "Jim" DeMartini, Jr., Honored Serviceman, pilot, flight instructor, teacher, mentor, coach, beloved husband and father died peacefully on 08/14/2017. He is predeceased by his beloved wife and co-pilot in life of 66...

Mary Rose Donohue

San Francisco, CA

Mary Rose Donohue October 26, 1930 – August 14, 2017 Beloved wife for 55 years to the late Robert Emmett Donohue, Sr.; devoted mother of Robert Emmett Jr. (Debbie), Gregory Thomas, and Joanne Marie Donohue. Preceded in death by her parents Erwin and Margaret Tompkins; her...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Aug. 17 to Aug. 19, 2017.

William "Bill" Ferree

San Mateo, CA

William "Bill" Ferree William "Bill" Ferree, January 7, 1945 – July 4, 2017, 72 years old, at home in San Mateo. Bill is survived by his devoted and loving wife Trudy Ferree (Chenoweth), children Kristine Ferree Drozd (Scott Drozd). Loving "Papa" to grandchildren Danny and...

Janet Frye

Foster City, CA

Janet Motzer Frye May 2, 1944 - August 13, 2017 Janet Motzer Frye died unexpectedly on August 13, 2017 with her family by her side. Jan was born and raised in San Francisco where she attended Notre Dame des Victoires and Lincoln High School. She met her husband John at UC...

Carol Rengstorff

South San Francisco, CA

Carol L. Rengstorff Carol L. Rengstorff, Entered into rest on August 14, 2017 at the age of 75. Beloved wife of the late Michael C. Rengstorff for 48 years. Loving mother of John (Stella) and Dan (Susan) Rengstorff. Adored grandmother of Kevin, Ryan and Abby Rengstorff....

Richard "Rick" Roth

Burlingame, CA

Richard "Rick" Roth November 3, 1946 - August 15, 2017 Richard died peacefully at the family home in San Francisco. Richard was born at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Andrew and Olympia Roth. He was raised in San Francisco and attended San Francisco public...

Robert Steiner Sr.

Daly City, CA

Robert J. Steiner, Sr. Surrounded by family, Robert "Bob" J. Steiner passed away of natural causes in the comfort of his home in Daly City on August 13, 2017. He was 87 years old. He is survived by his three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert J. Steiner Jr., Michael P....

Allyce Williams

San Francisco, CA

Allyce A. Williams (Sandy) August 3, 1935 - July 24, 2017 Our sweet girl, our Mom, our Nana, our best friend and our fearless protector passed away peacefully at home with family, of Pancreatic Cancer on July 24th, 2017. She had fought for 3 years with a positive attitude and...

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Edward Chew

San Francisco, CA

Edward B. Chew Edward Chew was born in San Francisco on December 8, 1922 and passed away on August 10, 2017. He was the devoted husband of 65 years to the late Ellen; loving father to sons Earl (deceased), Michael (Hannah), Jerome and the proud grandfather to Aaron. Services...

Jerome Davidovich (Jefto)

San Francisco, CA

Jerome (Jefto)Davidovich December 24, 1929 – August 13, 2017 With faith and dignity, Jerome passed away after a brief illness. He was born in a small fishing village, Petrovac Na Moru, Pastrovici, Montenegro to Stevan and Andje Davidovich. His father, an American citizen, died...

Louis DeAngelis

San Francisco, CA

Louis Paul DeAngelis Louis Paul DeAngelis—Passed away peacefully on August 10, 2017 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Charlotte Rose DeAngelis; loving father of Cathleen Marie Goursau and the late Karen Ann DeAngelis; dear grandfather of Adria Perez and Aaron,...

August 15, 2017 Obituaries

Mavis Canedo

San Francisco, CA

Mavis Victoria Canedo May 24, 1930 - August 3, 2017 Mavis passed away peacefully on August 3, 2017 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Benjamin A. Canedo. Loving mother to Brian (Elaine), Benjamin, and Robert (Jean). Nana to Lauren, Alexandra, Noelle, and Neil. Mavis...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Aug. 13 to Aug. 15, 2017.

William Riley Marken

Residence Of Los Altos, CA

William Riley Marken September 2, 1942 - August 11, 2017 William (Bill) Marken, 74 of Los Altos, died August 11, 2017 at home surrounded by his family and listening to Bob Dylan. He lived life to its fullest until the end, especially after his diagnosis with pancreatic...

August 14, 2017 Obituaries

Joan Mary Barker

Palo Alto, Ca

Joan Mary Barker 1931 - 2017 Joan Mary Barker passed away on July 25, 2017 in her home in Palo Alto, California, under Hospice care with family by her side. Joan was born in New Castle-upon-Tyne, England in 1931. She became a registered nurse and midwife in London and moved to...

Lawrence Doyle

San Francisco, CA

Lawrence "Larry" Doyle Passed away unexpectedly on August 10, 2017, at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Remy Doyle; father of Dan, Kerry, and Tim Doyle; and sibling of Dennis and Richard Doyle, Cathy Quinn and Tom Lawlor. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, August...

August 13, 2017 Obituaries

Mary P. Aldrich

Redwood City, CA

Mary Patricia Aldrich November 14, 1926 – August 4, 2017 Mary "Mollie" Aldrich was born in Corlough Parish, County Cavan, Ireland on November 14, 1926 to James and Nora McGovern, the third of ten children. After receiving her nursing certificate she immigrated to New York...

Patrick Donahue

San Francisco, CA

Patrick "Pat" Donahue December 9, 1949 – August 6, 2017 Affectionately known to family and friends as Pat, Duke, Patsy, Donnybrook, Governor and the Big Bunny, just to name a few, died at home with family and friends after a valiant and dignified battle with Progressive...

Sister James Marien Dyer CSJ

Resident Of Walnut Creek, CA

Sister James Marien Dyer, CSJ Sister James Marien Dyer, CSJ, a longtime educator died at San Ramon Regional Medical Center early in the morning of August 5, 2017. She was 72 years of age and in her 53rd year as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet. She was born on April 28,...

Beatrice Hoffmann

Novato, CA

Beatrice Darlene Hoffmann Beatrice Darlene Hoffmann passed away surrounded by family on August 6, 2017 after a brief illness brought on from Dementia/ Parkinson's disease which she battled for 10 years. Bea was born in St. Charles, Missouri on July 6, 1937 to Lawrence W....

Gladys Jurgens

San Francisco, CA

Gladys Jurgens July 7, 1922 – August 9, 2017 A San Francisco Native, daughter of Michael David Dunne and Letitia May Dunne. Preceded in death by her sisters Myrtle Mall, Bernice Cheader, Virginia Dellepiane, Letitia J. Dunne and by her loving husband John Jurgens. Survived by...

Maureen Maloney

San Francisco, CA

Maureen Maloney née Fayne May 12, 1938 - August 6, 2017 Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, after a short illness. Born in San Francisco to Owen and Helen Fayne. Maureen attended St. Anne Elementary School, Mercy High School and St. Mary's School of Nursing in San...

Lorena McAdam

Millbrae, FL

Lorena Grace (Rinaldi) McAdam July 22, 1924 – August 8, 2017 Born to the late Maria Francesca and Pasquale Rinaldi, Lorena is survived by her husband of 61 years Robert V. (Bob) McAdam, her son Robert S. McAdam (Frances), grandchildren Kate (McAdam) Leonard of Philadelphia and...

Richard Moreno

Redwood City, CA

Richard "Rich" Moreno Born March 3, 1968, and passed away suddenly August 7, 2017. Rich was born and raised in San Francisco, and was long time resident of Redwood City. Rich is survived by his Mother Juanita Malone, Sisters Loretta (Malone) Wiegand and Victoria Malone....

JoAnn Poullaries

Palo Alto, CA

JoAnn P. Poullaries JoAnn Patricia Poullaries died peacefully on July 31, 2017, in Palo Alto, CA.
 A native San Franciscan, JoAnn attended Immaculate Conception Academy, and received her Master's degree in Education from the University of San Francisco. Nurtured in a large...

Robert Rakish

San Francisco, CA

Robert James Rakish It is with great sorrow, the family of Robert Rakish announces his passing. Robert (Bob) was born in San Jose, raised in San Francisco in the Potrero Hill neighborhood. Bob served honorably in the USAF. He met the love of his life, Eileen, they married in...

Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Aug. 10 to Aug. 13, 2017.

George Rebholtz

Roseville, CA

George M. Rebholtz September 17, 1927 - July 23, 2017 George was born in San Francisco and passed away in Roseville, CA. A Celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday August 19th, 2017 at Heritage Oaks Memorial Chapel, 6920 Destiny Drive, Rocklin, CA 95677....

George Stafford

Redwood City, CA

George Holden Stafford June 28, 1923 - July 9, 2017 George Holden Stafford peacefully passed away in his Family home surrounded by loved ones on July 9th, 2017. A celebration of his life at St. Pius was enjoyed by family and friends with Father Tom Martin as the Celebrant. He...