Miscellaneous San Francisco County, California Obituaries


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ARRIGOTTI, Joyce Marie -- Passed away August 10, 2000. Loving mother of Rebecca Boyett and Jeffrey Arrigotti; loved mother-in-law of David Boyett and Felice Arrigotti; cherished ''Nan'' of Ashley and Ryan Dodson; daughter of the late Bruno and Rosalie Scalabrin; sister of the late Judie Colombo; also leaves brother-in-law Duane Colombo and nephews Dean and Brian Colombo; and niece Stephanie Colombo. Joyce was a dedicated employee of Francisco Middle School, and will be missed dearly. At her request private family services were held at Holy Cross Cemetery. In her memory contributions to the American Cancer Society preferred. HALSTED N.GRAY-CAREW & ENGLISH

COMSTOCK, Doris M. -- Passed away at home on August 12, 2000 after a courageous battle with lymphoma. She was 78. Beloved wife of 56 years to Harry; beloved mother to Joanne and Russell. She was also loved by her daughter-in-law Karen; and step-grandson Tony Johnson. A Palo Alto homemaker for 43 years, she was a long time volunteer with the Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary. Her gentle and loving spirit will be missed by all who knew her. No funeral services will be held. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Stanford Auxiliary. 

DENTON, Harvey Dayton -- 62 years of age; Airline pilot, raconteur, guitar player, passed away at his Mill Valley home July, 2000. Harvey started flying at age 16. He flew for the Air Force before joining Pan American World Airways in 1964. He transferred to United Airlines in 1986, retiring as a captain on Boeing 747s in 1997. Harvey's outgoing personality made him many friends. It is for this, his unstinting generosity, and big heart that he will be most remembered and missed. Per his wishes, there will be no formal services. A celebration of Harvey's life will be held by friends at Gnoss Field airport sometime in September. Private cremation to be arranged by: Russell & Gooch Funeral Chapel, 270 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley. (415) 388-1573. 

DOPSON, Elizabeth -- Died August 9, 2000, Elizabeth (Betty) Dopson at Calistoga, California. Mrs. Dopson was a free-lance journalist, author of the books California Wineries and Fruit of the Vine, and resident of the Napa Valley for over fifty years. She is survived by her three children; eight grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held for Mrs. Dopson on Saturday, August 19, 2000, 11:00 a.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1504 Myrtle Street, Calistoga. 

DOYLE, Thelma Forsmann -- Passed on from this life on August 12, 2000 at home following a long illness. She was 82. Born and raised-in San Francisco, Thelma married her beloved husband, Donald D. Doyle on May 17, 1941. The couple enjoyed 59 wonderful years of married life together. Thelma and Don, a retired San Francisco businessman and prominent California state legislator, were active in community and civic activities. A 50 year resident of the East Bay, Mrs. Doyle lived in Alamo for 38 years. A homemaker and dedicated mother and grandmother, Thelma was an avid bridge player, gardener and golfer. She was a volunteer for the Contra Costa County Heart Association, and with her husband, Don, supported grateful students of Saint Mary's College of California with scholarships. In additon to her husband, Don, survivors include a son, Donald D. Doyle Jr. of San Francisco, his wife Arlene, and their children, Kristine and Patrick; a son, David D. Doyle of Petaluma his wife, Sheila and their son Matthew; and a nephew,William Scott of Sebastopol. Thelma's family and friends will always remember fondly her kind and gentle spirit and love of people. A celebration of Thelma's wonderful life will be Tuesday, August 22nd at two o'clock p.m. at the Danville Community Presbyterian Church, 222 El Pintado Road in Danville. Interment services were private. Arrangements by Oakmont Memorial Park and Mortuary, Lafayette. Contributions preferred to the American Heart Association, Contra Costa County Chapter and to the Donald and Thelma Doyle Scholarship at Saint Mary's College, Moraga, California. 

DURAN, Laurance R. 'Larry' -- Passed away in Santa Rosa on Saturday, August 12, 2000 at the age of 52. Beloved son of Tino and Sabina Duran; dear brother of Gloria Cryer and her husband Rich, Frank Duran, Dan Duran and his wife Cindy and Richard Duran and his fiance Lisa Gentry; loving uncle of Cathy Tillinghast and her husband Jeff, Danny Duran, Chris Duran, Nicholas Duran, Jon Duran, Richie Duran, Josh Audiss and Tyler Audiss. Larry also leaves behind his close cousin Manny Berrios. Larry was a native of San Francisco, spent 20 years in Millbrae where he was a graduate of Capuchino High School, and spent the last 28 years in Santa Rosa. During the 1960's Larry enjoyed being the lead singer of a band. Later in life he found enjoyment in listening to music and writing, especially poetry. Friends are invited to meet at 10:30 a.m. on T ursday, August 17, 2000 at the DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES, 1225 Sonoma Avenue. Graveside Services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Santa Rosa Memorial Park, 1900 Franklin venue. A Vigil Service will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at the DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES. Visitation, will also be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 15 and 16, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. If desired, donations in Larry's merdory may be made to the Diabetes Society of Sono,a County, 2777 Cleveland Ave. #101, Santa Rosa CA 95403. 

ELLIS, Winifred B. -- Oakland, Aug. 11, 2000. Berkeley resident, nurse at Alta Bates Hosp., and seamstress. Memorial 3 pm Tues. Aug. 15, St. John's Presbyterian, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley. 

FINLEY, Amelia I. -- Passed away peacefully on 19 July 2000 in San Francisco. 73 years of age; born in southern Texas. A resident of San Francisco for the last 42 years. Loving mother of Paul Finley and Karen Finley; loving grandmother of Liliulachelle, Keilani, Gabrielle, and Christopher. Amelia made many friends over the years. Was well liked by everyone she came in contact with, and was always very giving. Her last few years were of great joy and happiness for her as she realized her wish for grandchildren, whom she loved immensely. She will be sadly missed by everyone. 

GENTILE, Ralph Alfred, Sr. -- Passed away on August 12, 2000 at the age of 63. He is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Rosemary; his children, Ralph Jr., Jeff, Dina and Jerry; grandsons, Dominic and Dante; mother Palma Gentile; sister Carole Walsh-Dutton, brother Phillip Gentile Jr.; and many relatives and friends. He retired from the nursery business but enjoyed working part time at both Marin General Hospital and at Hertz. He enjoyed sports, playing Bocce Ball, gardening and traveling. He attended Lincoln High School in San Francisco and was a past member of the San Francisco Florist Club. His warm and gentle spirit will be greatly missed. He was a much loved husband, father, brother and friend who will be missed by all. Friends are invited to the visitation beginning at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, August 15. The Rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m. at KEATON'S MORTUARY, 1022 E St., San Rafael. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 16, 11:00 a.m. at St. Isabella's Catholic Church, 1 Trinity Way, San Rafael. Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, San Rafael. The family requests donations be sent to the American Heart Assoc. or favorite charity. 

HAMBRIGHT, Aline Julia Lati-Tam -- Age 70 of Havana, Arkansas died Monday, August 14, 2000 at her home in Havana. Mrs. Hambright was born July 26, 1930 in Lepanto, Arkansas to the late William Lambert and Ethel Barber Latham. She was a member of the First Assembly Of God Church and a homemaker and mother. Survivors are her husband of 52 years, Ira J. Hambright; four daughters and sons-in-law, Ethel Lucille and David Bruce of Reno, Nevada, Ida Yvonne and Terry Kelsay of Havana, Arkansas, Athena Eleanor and Richard Weaver of San Fancisco, California, Julie Roselyn and Richard Evans of Van Buren, Arkansas; adopted daughter, Patricia Walthall of Chickasha, Oklahoma; four frandsons, Willie Bruce, David Bruce, Josh Evans and Charles Evans; one brother and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Edith Latham Of Covington, Louisiana; brother-in-law, Bill Hambright of Pottsville, Arkansas; two sisters-in-law, Ethel Mitchell of Enid, Oklahoma and Anna Ham-Bright of Redding California. Services will be Thursday, August 17, 2000, 10:00 AM, Cornwell Chapel, Danville, AR, with Rev Jim Robinson Officiating. Interment will be in Casa Cemetery Casa, Arkansas by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, Arkansas. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 16,2000, 6 to 7:30 P.M. Pallbearers will be Terry Kelsay, Richard Evans, Josh Evans, Charles Evans, Warxner Harger, Bobby Joe James. 

JOHNSON, Mildred -- In San Francisco, August 12, 2000 at age 86. Beloved sister and aunt to many. Originally from Marshall Texas, Mrs. Johnson had been a San Francisco resident for over 50 years. While working for the US Postal Service, from which she retired, she was owner and operator of a hair salon and produced hair care products including M&M hair wave for which she developed and distributed to beauticians throughout the Bay Area. Friends and family may attend Funeral services at 12:30pm, 8/16, at Bay View Mortuary at 5187 Third St., San Francisco CA 415 822-2820. 

KOOYERS, Todd -- 1963-2000. A garden designer who lived for his dog, loved ones, gardens. Died peacefully in his sleep of unknown causes. Survived by mother Jeanette Stephens, Robert Stephens; father Gordon Kooyers; sister Lisa; aunt Joy Locke; and his beloved dog Norma Jean. Loved by Bill, Joshua, Lawrence, Max, Nan, Rob, Wilson. Celebration of Life at Metropolitan Community Church, 150 Eureka, Wed., 8/16 at 1:00 p.m. Donations to Project Open Hands. He will be dearly missed. R.I.P. 

KOSTER, Jack -- Passed away at El Camino Hospital, Mtn. View on Aug. 5, 2000. Beloved husband of Violet Koster for 52 years; brother-in-law of Ernest Batchelor and life long friend of the Nordell and Robert Families. Member of the Palo Alto Elks, Eagles of Mtn. View and the Palo Alto AARP. Served in the US Army during WWII. Retired Engineer for Pacific Telephone & Telegraph. At Jack's request, no services were held. Donations may be sent to St. Anthony's Foundation, 121 Golden Gate Ave., S.F., CA. Arrangements by the Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary, Mtn. View, CA. 

LACEY, Father Thomas E. -- Died on August 13, 2000. He was survived by his brother, Father George F. Lacey of the Diocese of Stockton and the late John F. Lacey and Joseph Aloysius Lacey. Father Lacey was born on July 6, 1917 in San Francisco, was raised and educated at St. Monica's school in San Francisco. He attended St. Joseph's College in Mountain View and St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park. Fr. Lacey was ordained to the priesthood on March 20,1943. He was Assistant Director of Catholic Youth Organizazon for the Archdiocese of San Francisco from 1946 to 1961. Fr. Lacey was the founding pastor of St Mathias Church in Redwood City in June 1961. He faithfully served the people of the Emerald Hills area as pastor from 1961-1968. He returned to St. Matthias as Co-pastor with Msgr. Eugene Gallagher in 1978 and then again as Co-pastor with Rev. George Meyer in 1983 until 1989 when he retired. He was a tireless fan of the 49ers, an avid reader and an accomplished speaker of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. In retirement he pursued the cause of teaching English to Spanish speaking adults at the Catholic Worker House in Redwood City. Vigil service will be held at St. Matthias Church on Wednesday, August 16 at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am Thursday, August 17 at St. Matthias Church. Memorials may be sent in his name to St. Matthias Church, 1685 Cordilleras Road, Redwood Ciy, CA 94062. Arrangements by REDWOOD CHAPEL 847 Woodside Rd. Redwood City, Ca (650) 369-5537 

LOFTUS, Mary -- Passed away peacefully at home with her family on August 13, 2000. Beloved sister of Betty, Monica, Francis, Kitty, Maggie-Ellen, Teresa and Patricia, and the late Dermot, Dehlia, Tommy, Kevin and Florie; loving sister in-law of Christine Loftus. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews and other family members. A native of Rathduff House, Crossmolina, County Mayo, Ireland. A BSc graduate of the National University of Ireland. Retired Teacher with S.F. Unified School District after 35 years. Member of a large family in U.S.A., Ireland, England and South Africa. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday evening, August 17th at 6pm at St. Brendan Church, 29 Rockway Ave., S.F. Private family burial. THE BUD DUGGAN FAMILY (650)756-4500 (415)587-4500 

MARGAROLI, William -- Of Redwood City, August 11, 2000. Loving husband of Joyce Margaroli; cherished father of Gail Ann Margaroli and Patricia Jean Bentley; dear father-in-law of John Bentley. Jr.; devoted grandfather of Rachael and John Bentley III. A native of Sail Luis Obispo, aged 79 years. Mr. Margaroli retired from United Air Lines after 35 years. He enjoyed tennis, gardening and reading. A member of SIRS of Redwood City. Memorial services will be held Thursday at 1 P.M. at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, 950 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park. Contributions to International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Dr.. Su 206, No. Hollywood, CA 91607 or Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA. preferred. WOODSIDE CHAPEL OF CRIPPEN & FLYNN (650) 369-4103 

McMILLAN, Marlienne Kay -- In memory of Marlienne Kay McMillan, loving wife of 32 years to Joseph; mother of Dale Juan and Dale Joseph; grandmother of Jesse; sister of Mervin Forbes, Steven Robbins, Deloris Bonnicksen, Pat Schweitzer and Terry Houk. Born in Grand Rapids, MN, Marlienne graduated Balboa High School in San Francisco and lived in the bay area until moving to Tuolumne County 27 years ago. She worked for National Car Rental at the San Francisco Airport until she became self-employed with Joe at McMillan Building Maintenance. An avid crafts person, she owned Marlienne's Crafts in Merced and Sonora. As an enthusiastic sports fans, Marlienne's favorite teams were the '49ers, Giants and Minnesota Vikings. She served as president of her local Soroptomist International Club and as officer of the Elks Emblem Club. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Twain Harte. Her greatest joys were her family, friends and doing for others. She will be missed Visitation Tuesday, August 15, 9:00am to 5:00pm at HEUTON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Sonora. Rosary also at HEUTON MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 8:00pm. Father Fitzgerald officiating. Visitation on Wednesday, August 16, at Holy Angels Church, Colma, CA at 10:30am, with Mass following at 11:00am. Father Cloherty officiating. Please make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, Tuolumne County Unit, North Valley Region Processing Center, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, CA 95815-500. 

MELLERS, Carolyn Morgan -- Died quietly in her sleep on Saturday, August 5, 2000, at the age of 77, after a long and difficult struggle with progressive supranuclear palsey. Born in Bellvue, Pennsylvania on December 21, 1922, she was the daughter of Edward and Ida Morgan. Carolyn grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated from Chatham College. She married Robert L. Mellers in 1947, traveled west to California in 1950, and had four children, Susan, Barbara, James, and John. After moving to Lafayette in 1960, she made a home for the family and served as a librarian on the Contra Costa County Bookmobile. During her retirement, she golfed, traveled, and enjoyed her eight grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Wednesday, August 16th, at the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, located at 49 Knox Drive in Lafayette. Gifts in her memory can be sent to the Society for PSP, Woodholme Medical Building, Suite 515, 1838 Greene Tree Road, Baltimore, MD, 21208. 

MITCHELL, Chester (Chet) Gifford -- Peacefully at home on August 4, 2000 at the age of 75. Loving husband of 29 years to Patricia E. Mitchell; loving father to Brian M. Mullen and Erma Mullen; and loving grandfather to Patrick B. Mullen and Kevin M. (Mikey) Mullen. Chet was born on September 8, 1924 in Berkeley, Ca. to Chester G. and Ethelma (Rowe) Mitchell (Howlett.) He was raised in San Francisco, graduated Galileo High School. He attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y., graduating in 1944 with Commission. A Korean War Veteran Chet joined the San Francisco Fire Department in 1952 and retired in 1977. He attained Life Membership in BPOE Elks Lodge #3, San Francisco. For the past 20 years he resided in Petaluma, Sonoma County, Ca.At Chet's request there will be no local services. His ashes will be later scattered at sea from the Elks Lodge in Waikiki. We are so grateful to the people of Hospice who lovingly allowed a celebration of life by providing comfort and dignity, in support, along with necessary care. They gave us a doorway for laughter as well as tears. In Memorial, donations might be directed to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran St., Petaluma, Ca. 94952. If there be angels on Earth... 

MOSS, Beverly A. -- At home in Pinole July 2, 2000. Born in San Francisco on April 26, 1918. Graduated from Lowell High School. For 20 years, she was an administrative secretary at Contra Costa College.Survived by husband of 57 years, John Wallace of Pinole; son, David of Richmond; and daughter, Catherine of Berkeley; three grandchildren; and one great grandchild.Private memorial services were held July 16. Memorial donations to VNA Hospice Foundation, 1900 Powell St., Emeryville, 94608. 

MURPHY, Dennis -- Peacefully at home surrounded by his family in Concord, August 13, 2000; loving husband of 19 years of Christina Murphy; devoted dad of Brian Murphy, Daniel and Tara Lynch, Dennis Lynch and Dennis Murphy; grandfather to Daniel; dear son of the late Cornellius and Julia Murphy; brother to Jeremiah Murphy, Noreen Murphy and the late Neil Murphy; son in-law of Dolores Luna; brother in-law of Kathy Murphy, Thomas and Mona Daly, Dale and Andrea Luna, Tony and Maria Luna; survived by many nieces and nephews. A native of San Francisco. Employee of 12 years with the San Francisco Fire Dept., member of Local #38 Plumbers Union for 27 years. Family and friends may visit Tuesday from 3pm to 5pm at DUGGAN'S SERRA MORTUARY 500 Westlake Ave., D.C. The Vigil Service will be Tuesday, at 7:30 pm at St. Philip the Apostle Church, 725 Diamond St., S.F. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 am at Church, followed by a Committal Service at Holy Cross Cemetery. THE BUD DUGGAN FAMILY (650)756-4500 (415)587-4500 

PARRA, Eloisa -- Passed away on August 12, 2000 at the age of 77 years. A native of San Nicolas de Ibarra, Jalisco, Mexico. Survived by her caring husband Alberto Parra; loving children Jesus, Margarita, Javier and Miguel; six grandchildren; cherished brothers and sisters Antonio, Manuel, Alberto and Consuelo. Visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday (Today) and Wendesday from 1 to 9pm, evening vigil at 7pm on Wednesday at DRISCOLL'S, COMISKY, ANDERSON, VALENCIA STREET SERRA MORTUARY, 1465 Valencia St. (betwn. 25h and 26th Sts. Procession Thursday at 9:30am from the mortuary, thence to Saint Anthony of Padua, 3215 Cesar Chavez Blvd., S.F where the Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10AM Interment will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. DRISCOLL'S, COMISKY, ANDERSON VALENCIA STREET SERRA MORTUARY 415-970-8801 

RINETTI, Helen -- In Millbrae on 8/13/00. Beloved mother of Don Fletcher, Kathy and Sue Rinetti; adored grandmother to Steve Fletcher, Stephanie Soli, Diana Walsh, Chris and Scott Smallin; proud great-grandmother of three; loving mother-in-law of Fran Fletcher and Brian Christopher. A longtime resident of San Francisco. She will be truly missed by everyone who knew her. Per her wishes, there will be no formal services. Gifts in her name can be made to the Parkinsons Disease Foundation, 1170 Morse Ave Sunnyvale, CA 94089. 

ROBERTSON, Josephine " Kakie", -- (nee Mahoney), entered peacefully into eternal life surrounded by her beloved children on August 11, 2000. Devoted wife of the late Ernie Robertson; cherished mother of Maureen Gonzalez (Marcial), Jo-Ann Collins. (Selby), Sister Theresa Gertrude L.S.P., Daniel Robertson (Diane), Thomas Robertson (Kathy), Barbara Anderson (Thom), Elizabeth Robertson (Sean O'Leary), Karen Strain (Jim), Susan Robertson R.N.M.S., Edward Robertson (Chloe Rounsley), and Mark Robertson (Ingrid Soto); adored grandma and "Mom Boop" to Martin, Rachel, Jessi, Lisa, Katie, Ellen, Amy, Mollie, Michael, Hannah and Olivia. Our mother was an extraordinary woman, who accepted and prevailed over all the challenges in her life with devotion, faith and fortitude. Her final days were a testament of her lifelong collaboration with God, to watch over, protect and guide her family during times of crisis and joy. The family wishes to extend its heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful Little Sisters of the Poor, and the staff of St. Anne's Home, for their immeasurable generosity, kindness, and support to all of us during our mother's final novena. The eleven brothers and sisters stood together by our mother's bedside in renewed spirit, prayer and unity, and shared in our mother's hospice care with appreciation of her unfailing love and care for each of us. This gracious gift will be her legacy and will live within us always. Friends may vist Tuesday August 15, 3 to 5 PM at McAVOY O'HARA FUNERAL HOME, Geary Blvd. at 10th Avenue. Vigil services will be held Tuesday, August, 15 at 7:30 PM, and the Funeral Mass will be Wednesday August, 16 at 10:30 AM at the Star of the Sea Church, Geary Blvd at 8th Avenue. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be sent to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 300 Lake St. San Francisco, CA 94118. McAVOY O'HARA CO. 

SIMMONDS, Nelson Jerome -- Died July 13, 2000. Nelson was born January 19, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Ernest and Edna Simmonds. The family settled in San Francisco where Nelson attended Argonne Grammar School, Presidio Jr. High and Commerce High School. After graduation Nelson joined the P and O Cruise Lines and toured the world. He was a veteran of WWII, serving with the United States Marines. His occupation as a welder brought him to Hunters Point Naval Shipyard where he worked for many years and retired in 1974. Nelson married Ida Cohen in June 1941. She preceeded him in death February 1995. Nelson is survived by his daughter Janet Rush (husband Mike); two granddaughters Karen Rush and Janine Rush-Byers (husband Erik); and great granddaughter Hannah Marie Byers; his loving sister Carol Campanelli and numerous nieces and nephews In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to a local Humane Society or a favorite charity. 

SWEENEY, Thomas J. -- In San Ramon, August 11, 2000. Beloved husband for 51 years of Ann Marie Sweeney; loving father of Patricia Eldridge and father-in-law of Steven Eldridge; devoted grandfather of Tommy, Erin, Ryan, Teo and Michelle Eldridge; dear brother of the late Benny, Jack, Giles, and his twin, Neil. A native of Oakland, age 78 years. Business manager I.B.E.W., Local 595 for 29 years, officer, IBEW International Executive Council, Oakland Port Commissioner and President of the Building Trades Council. Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Friday, August 18, 2000 at Corpus Christi Church, Park Blvd., and St. James Drive, Piedmont commencing at 10:00 AM. Visitation in the mortuary chapel Thursday from 2:00 PM with Vigil Service at 7:00 PM. Interment, St. Mary Cemetery, Oakland. Donations to your favorite charity preferred. For further information call: GRANT MILLER - JOHN COX MORTUARY Tel. (510) 658-0220 FD 171 

WICKE, Frieda -- On 8/11/2000 in Chico. Age 89. Resident of Chico. Born 07/08/1911 in San Francisco, CA to John & Kunigunde Kessler. Married Max K. Wicke (deceased in 1996) on May 7, 1932. A homemaker and member of Women of Moose, Lodge #1776 in Oroville. Enjoyed traveling. Survived by daughter Nancy Curtis of Chico. Predeceased by son Max J. Wicke in 1966. Services Thursday, August 17, 2000, 1pm. Graveside Services at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma, CA. Memorial contributions to favorite charity of choice. BRUSIE FUNERAL HOME handling arrangements. 

WOODCOCK, James Martin Sr. -- In San Francisco. Passed away suddenly August 11, 2000 at the age of 59. A native of San Francisco, a graduate of Riordan High School, a past member of the Plumbers Union-local 38 in San Francisco and a long time resident of Marin and San Francisco Counties. Beloved son of Anita Woodcock and the late Robert Woodcock Sr.; dear brother of Robert Jr., Barbara Camera, the late Michael; and the youngest brother Paul; loving father of Jim Jr., Michelle, Annette Faidi; and youngest daughter Cynthia; caring grandfather of Brendon, Taylor and Kaylin. Jim was a much loved father, friend and confidant who will be missed by all. It is for his kind spirit and unending generosity to his fellow man that he will be most remembered and missed. Friends are invited to attend the Vigil 7:30 P.M. at St. Gabriel Church (2535 40th Ave.) Wednesday August 16, 2000 and the Funeral Mass 12 noon on Thursday August 17, 2000. In lieu of flowers the family asks to make Contributions in his name to American Diabetes Association 1900 Powell St., Suite 285 Emeryville, CA 94608-1897. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma. McAVOY O'HARA CO. 

YOUNG, Raymond Duck Chew -- Passed away peacefully on August 13, 2000 in San Francisco with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Ethel Yuk Mui Pang Young for 56+ years; survived by one son and three daughters; four grandchildren; and many loving family and friends in San Francisco and Hawaii and will be greatly missed by all. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend a visitation services on Wednesday, August 16, 2000 5-6:00pm at the chapels of Green Street Mortuary, 649 Green St, San Francisco, services to follow at 6:00pm; interment Hawaiian Memorial Park, Hawaii. Green Street Mortuary.

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