Emeryville, CA Obituaries

Lawrence W. Strohmeyer

DANVILLE, Calif. — Lawrence W. (Larry) Strohmeyer, 78, of Danville CA died Tues., Sept. 14, 2021 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Larry was born Feb. 17, 1943 in Dubuque to Harold & Lillian (McClain) Strohmeyer. He is survived by his son, Robert, daughter-in-law, Christine, two grandchildren, Maya Haily and Grayson Michael, two sisters — Joanne Hodson of Cerritos, CA and Linda (Don) Hall of Long Beach, CA. and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Sally (Anderson) and his parents. Memorials may be sent to Robert Strohmeyer, 1227 Dutchmill Dr Danville CA 94526. Funeral services will be held at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, San Ramon, CA on Oct. 1, 2021. Burial will be at Diablo Cemetery in Danville. The Wilson & Kratzer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Daily Republic

Fredric Carl Moore

Fred Moore passed away on Sept. 16, 2021m in his home in Fairfield, California, after battling a long illness. Fred was born on Nov. 29, 1946, in Mount Olive, Mississippi, the second of three sons of Aretta and Elmer Moore. He grew up in Berkeley, Fresno and Washington, D.C. He...
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San Francisco Tudor with secret library listed at $3.8M

With English Tudor Revival details intact, 146 Castenada Avenue has all the drama and theater you'd expect from a home once owned by Frank Passa. On the market now for the first time in 23 years, it's asking $3.8 million. Passa was an antique violin dealer, a member of the...
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San Mateo Daily Journal

Helen J. Carey

Helen J. Carey, devoted wife of the late Honorable Judge Robert E. Carey and mother of their deceased daughter, Ann Elizabeth Carey, died peacefully at her home in Atherton, California at the age of 100. Helen was born and raised in Colma, California and was one of five children of...
San Mateo Daily Journal

Louis Jean Bourdet

Louis Jean Bourdet, age 92, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2021. He was the son of Jean-Pierre and Marie Louise Bourdet and was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Joan. He is survived by his two sons David (Sharya) and Matthew, and three grandchildren Michael, James, and Katharine. He is also survived by numerous cousins residing in California and France.
San Francisco Examiner

Free El Farolito! San Francisco’s North Beach burrito ban must not stand

In a city known for its liberal attitude toward drugs, sex and nearly everything else, San Francisco bureaucrats have finally found an addictive menace worth banning: El Farolito burritos. On Thursday, the San Francisco Department of Planning announced that El Farolito, the beloved Mission District institution known as home of...
Tahoe Daily Tribune

Erik D. Olsen

Erik D. Olsen, a Pleasanton resident and retired executive passed away on September 14 at the age of 84. Erik is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Jacqueline Olsen, the original “Jackie O”, three daughters, Lynnea Olsen, Andrea Olsen, and Jennifer Rodriguez, son-in-law Jon Rodriguez, and three wonderful grandsons, Carl Rodriguez, Emmett Rodriguez, and Erik Olsen.
San Mateo Daily Journal

Philip Stuhr

Philip Raymond Stuhr passed away in his San Mateo home in early May 2021 at the age of 74. He was born in San Francisco, attended Holy Name School (class of 1961), Riordan High School (class of 1965), and City College of SF. Phil worked for Fuller O’Brien Paint Company in SSF for over 40 years. He met Jean Spencer in 1969 and they married in 1972, having over 48 happy years together. Phil loved model trains, gardening at the Beresford Community garden, hiking in Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. Anyone who knew Phil, knows he was a friendly person, walking the Beresford-Hillsdale neighborhood and chatting, usually delivering fresh veggies from his garden. He was an avid SF Giants and 49er fan his entire life. Phil is survived by his wife, Jean of San Mateo, children Tom Stuhr (Michele) of Reno, and Tracy Brumett (Mat) and 2 beautiful granddaughters, Ellie & Elsie Brumett of San Mateo. His life was celebrated with an outside backyard memorial in late July. Many thanks for Mission Hospice for their care and support.

Janet Scovell, Richmond, Calif

Janet Nora Scovell, 71, of Richmond, Calif, died September 13, 2021 at her home. Born December 7, 1949 in Columbus, Janet was the daughter of Pete and Emily (Hanley) Scovell. She grew up in Columbus. Janet was a graduate of Cherokee County Rural High School with the class of 1967. She attended Pittsburg State College where she earned a bachelor of science degree in music education with an…
San Mateo Daily Journal

Nancy Parina Miller

In San Mateo, CA, on July 19, 2021, beloved wife of the late Michael Miller, daughter of the late Richard and Noel McCauley Parina. Alumnae of St. Catherine’s, Sacred Heart Prep, Menlo Park, and Trinity College, Washington, D.C., class of 1960. Teacher and librarian in the San Bruno Park School District for many years. She loved teaching and reading to first graders. Then, a travel agent with Burlingame Travel Bureau. Member and volunteer at Mills Hospital Auxiliary for 12 years. Active member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Donald James Briemle

Our husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Sept. 12, after a battle with cancer. He touched many lives with his love of humor and desire to encourage all the students that he was fortunate to meet. Don was born in San Francisco and...

OBITUARY: Louise B. (Devlin) Waxham, 1929-2021

Louise Waxham was born Feb. 3, 1929 to Elvis and Thomas Devlin in Hayward, California. She was the youngest of four children. She grew up and attended school in Hayward and San Jose. While a student at Hayward High School, there was a Sadie Hawkins dance on a Friday the...

William Milton Powell

William “Bill” Milton Powell, a longtime resident of Vacaville, California, and more recently Livermore, passed away peacefully at Sunol Creek Memory Care in Pleasanton, on Sept. 5, 2021. Bill was born in Ventura, California, to parents Elton Cisley Powell and Electa Cox Powell. Bill grew up in Sanger, California, with...

Dean Norman Stavert

A truly remarkable man, retired Commander Dean Stavert, a member of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office of over 32 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sept. 4, 2021, in Manteca, California. Dean was born on Sept. 12, 1960, in Castro Valley. Dean grew up in Livermore and attended...

John J. Perazza, Jr

John J. Perazza, Jr, a Lockheed Martin senior fellow and reliability engineer and resident of Livermore, California, passed away at Stanford Valley Care hospital in Pleasanton, California. John is survived by his wife, Therese E. Perazza (née Huber); his children, John III, Justin, and Nicholas Perazza; his daughter-in-law Natasha Perazza;...
Daily Republic

Kimberly Ann Bawden (Wetmore)

Kimberly Ann Bawden, 68, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on June 26, 2021. She was surrounded by her immediate family. She was born in Vallejo, California, on April 18, 1953, to loving parents, Frank Walton Wetmore and Mary Cornelia Wetmore. Kim had a sense of flair and...
Half Moon Bay Review

Jennifer Lazarus Jennings

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, heaven was sent an angel, Jennifer Lazarus Jennings. Jenny was born on April 15, 1977, and raised in Half Moon Bay, graduating Half Moon Bay High School in 1995. Jenny loved the beach and the Coastside community she grew up in. She passed on to...
San Mateo Daily Journal

Paul Galliano

Paul Galliano took his last mulligan, and “played” his last round of golf on Friday, September 10, 2021. Born in Pleasanton to Margherita Constantine Bella and Etienne Stefano Galliano on January 9, 1933. Paul stayed put and built his life in the Bay Area. He served in the Korean War...

OBITUARY: Sally Jo Arnot, 1938-2021

Sally Jo Arnot was born Nov. 8, 1938, in Eureka to Dick and Ida Watson. She was married to Philip M. Arnot for 64 years, passing away early in the morning of Sept. 15, 2021. She was a loving mother to her sons Michael and Stephen Arnot, and a supportive sister to her brothers, Rick and Chris Watson.