John Philip Souza

John passed peacefully Feb. 16, 2013 at the age of 90 and is now reunited with his beloved wife Liz. He is predeceased by parents Delphine Jasen & William E. Souza and his 12 siblings. Loving father to Keeth (Loran) and Kirk (Lana). Devoted Grandpa (Yeh-Yeh) to Kira (Derek), Austen (Rebekah), Kelvin and Selby. Survived by many relatives and friends. He will be remembered for his love of family, food and song.
John was a proud native San Franciscan, veteran of WWII (Pacific) and the Korean War, member of NSGW- SSF Parlor and Old Timers Baseball Assn. For years he served in the SF traffic bureau and as a court clerk.
Funeral Mass Saturday, March 2 at 9:45AM at St. Cecilia Church, 2555 17th Ave, San Francisco. In lieu of flowers, contributions in John's name preferred to .
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Feb. 24, 2013