Lawrence (Bud) Dolan On Tuesday February 12, 2013, he peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his loving family. Bud lived a long and fulfilling life. Born in San Francisco on September 25, 1916, long time parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church, attended St. John's Grammar school, graduate of Sacred Heart High School Class of 1934, veteran of WW II. Bud worked for the Bank of America for 46 years, starting out as a messenger and worked his way up to a Trust Officer. After his retirement, he went on to work for Volume Services for 25 years, counting money at the San Francisco Giants and 49er games, retiring in 2011. He was a long time member of the Bank of America Retirees, Old Timer's Baseball Association, Sons in Retirement and Native Sons of the Golden West.
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He leaves behind his devoted wife of 65 years, Margaret (Marge) Dolan, his loving children, Larry (Laura) Dolan of Cincinnati, Margaret (Sis) Dolan of San Francisco, Bernie Dolan (Jane) of San Mateo, Marian Crompton (Brian) of Santa Clara, and Anne Garcia (Ed) of Millbrae, his adoring grandchildren, Kevin, Christina, Greg Dolan and Eddie Garcia. Proceeded in death by his parents, Agnes and Bernard Dolan and his sister Helen (Peg) Tredinnick. He leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.
Bud was known for his gentle, loving ways and his great sense of humor. His passion in life was always his family, followed closely by his love of golf. He's now in heaven playing a round with his original foursome.
Friends may visit Friday, Feb 15, 2013 from 4:00pm - 9:00pm at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Avenue, Daly City where a Memorial Vigil will be held at 7:30pm. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00am at St. John the Evangelist Church, 19 St. Mary's Ave., S.F. Private interment will be held. Donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, 19 St. Mary's Ave., S.F. 94112 or Hospice by the Bay, 17 East Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Larkspur, CA 94939.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Feb. 14 to Feb. 15, 2013