San Francisco, CA Obituaries


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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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…
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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...
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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.

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...

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...
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.

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...

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.
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...
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

Michael Jerabek

Michael Jerabek passed away surrounded by his family, due to an aggressive battle with Parkinson’s disease on Aug. 31, 2021. He was 65 years old. He spent his childhood on Long Island, N.Y., in New Hampshire, and was a local of Half Moon Bay, Calif., for 33 years. He was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a degree in computer science. Michael worked for over 40 years in the industry including participating in designing the first space shuttle. After working on the space shuttle design at Rockwell in Seal Beach, Calif., he moved to Half Moon Bay with his family and worked at HSQ Technologies for 30 years.
Half Moon Bay Review

Antonio Jorge

Antonio Jorge passed away peacefully after a long battle with COPD on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at the age of 89. Antonio moved to Half Moon Bay in 1967 and retired from Peterson Products in Belmont with more than 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing and gardening and was a gold member of Half Moon Bay I.D.E.S. as well as the Portuguese Cultural Center.
San Mateo Daily Journal

Jason Nuckels

Jason was born in San Mateo, California May 8, 1969 and he was also raised in San Mateo California before moving to Fremont. He passed away suddenly September 8, 2021. Jason is survived by his loving wife Sherry Nuckels, stepson Christian Lima, Parents Robert and Lorraine Nuckels, Brothers Scott and Mark Nuckels, and sister Kristen Young. He was a loving husband, stepfather, son, brother, uncle, cousin, nephew, and friend. Jason was an avid drummer and marched with the Santa Clara Vanguard in 1986. He was heavily involved with the organization up to the day he passed. We will miss you and think of you every day my love. Until we meet again.

Donald J Beaupre

On Friday, September 10th, our beloved father passed away in Great Falls, MT, after a long illness. Don was born in Escanaba, MI, the only child of parents Ormie and Vivian Boprie. He grew up in Negaunee, MI, where he was a celebrated basketball player at St. Paul’s High School.

Boege, Paul

Paul Dion Boege, Born January 23, 1962 in San Francisco, California. Died Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at his residence in Lodi, California. Cremation is planned and inurnment will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Sonora, California. Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home entrusted with Cremation and burial arrangements. Date of...
San Mateo Daily Journal

Dolores Josephine Matisi

Dolores Josephine Matisi, 94, of San Mateo passed peacefully on to eternal life on Thursday September 16, 2021 at her home. Dolores has reunited for eternity with her husband Peter and her sons, Anthony and David. She is survived by her loving son Michael Matisi and her daughter in laws (d. Anthony) Vicky Matisi, (d. David) Chris Lee and Sue Bock and her daughter Tina, who Dolores considered as her own daughter and granddaughter.