Obituary

Terrence Smerdel Obituary

September 19, 2017
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Terrence Smerdel Obituary

South San Francisco, Ca    September 19, 2017 by Duggan’s Serra Mortuary  Terry Smerdel passed away peacefully on September 10, 2017 while on duty at San Francisco Fire Department’s Station 2. He was born to Terry and Lottie Smerdel 59 years ago and is survived by his soul mate Cyndy. Terry was also the loving…

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The Day The Music Died; A Tribute to Pacifica Music Teacher Jerry Downs

September 8, 2017
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The Day The Music Died; A Tribute to Pacifica Music Teacher Jerry Downs

South San Francisco, CA   September 8, 2017 by Donna Fentanes From the Shoe     Sleepy Pacifica woke up this foggy Thursday morning still reeling from the devastating news of the passing of Mr. Jerry Downs. As the community grapples with this irreplaceable loss; teachers, parents and administrators struggle to find words and comfort…

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Remembering A Beautiful Person: Terri Mullin

April 21, 2017
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Remembering A Beautiful Person: Terri Mullin

South San Francisco, CA     April 26, 2017    by Elizabeth Nisperos Preface: On April 5, 2017 Terri Mullin passed from this world with her family by her side. Following her services South City resident Elizabeth Nisperos was compelled to share her experience of Terri’s Celebration of Life, and offers the following with permission from…

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Theresa Mullin Obituary

April 12, 2017
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Theresa Mullin Obituary

South San Francisco, CA   April 12, 2017   Theresa Marie Mullin (Terri) December 16, 1936 – April 5, 2017 In the presence of her family, at rest in South San Francisco from complications of pneumonia: Terri Mullin, beloved and loving wife of Eugene Mullin for the past 51 years; cherished mother of Jennifer Fisher…

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San Mateo County Cited ‘Longest Life Expectancy’ in USA

February 2, 2017
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San Mateo County Cited ‘Longest Life Expectancy’ in USA

South San Francisco, CA   February 2, 2017  Submitted by Juan Raigoza,  SMC Controller Compiled by KQED Science REBROADCASTED FROM Fatality Rates in Every U.S. County By Jon Brooks  JANUARY 31, 2017 Want to know who dies where from what? Behold the interactive U.S. National Health Map, which categorizes each and every U.S. death into each…

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Bruce Collins Obituary

December 30, 2016
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Bruce Collins Obituary

South San Francisco, CA   December 30, 2016  Bruce August Collins June 3, 1952 – December 20, 2016   Bruce Collins passed away peacefully with family by his side on December 20, 2016, at the age of 64. Bruce was born on June 3, 1952 in San Mateo to parents Robert and Emilia Collins. His…

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Hundreds of Volunteers Needed EACH of Two Days – Dec 17 2016 & Jan 7 2017 by Carolyn Livengood

December 14, 2016
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Hundreds of Volunteers Needed EACH of Two Days – Dec 17 2016 & Jan 7 2017 by Carolyn Livengood

South San Francisco, CA    December 14, 2016  Submitted by Robert Riechel, San Bruno Patch Original Source Carolyn Livengood   Leianne Graves, chairwoman of the Wreaths Across America subcommittee of the Avenue of Flags Committee in support of Golden Gate National Cemetery, has received notice that the cemetery will be receiving 10,800 wreaths (two full…

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‘Roll Call ~ Reveille’: Local Author Jean Bartlett Pens Book On Holy Cross Military Laid To Rest

November 11, 2016
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‘Roll Call ~ Reveille’: Local Author Jean Bartlett Pens Book On Holy Cross Military Laid To Rest

South San Francisco, CA    November 11, 2016  Press Release Pacifica Tribune writer (and former Peninsula Progress writer) Jean Bartlett recently completed a book for Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Colma, called “Roll Call ~ Reveille.” It tells the individual stories of 55 people, now at rest at Holy Cross, who served in wars dating…

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Fundraising Efforts for Alicia Lee- Mother Died in Auto Accident in Brisbane Oct 11th

October 19, 2016
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Fundraising Efforts for Alicia Lee- Mother Died in Auto Accident in Brisbane Oct 11th

South San Francisco, CA     October 29, 2016 Submitted by a Brisbane Neighbor – FUNDRAISING LINK HERE On Mon Oct 10th life was normal for Alicia Lee & her mom Vicki Mares – all that would change in the blink of an eye the following day as a vehicle accident in their hometown of Brisbane took…

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Rudolph Santini Obituary

August 11, 2016
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Rudolph Santini Obituary

South San Francisco, CA   August 11, 2016   Rudolph (Rudy) Domenic Santini Our hearts are broken with the loss of our patriarch, Rudolph (Rudy) Domenic Santini. He was born on October 25, 1922, the first child of Pasquale and Adele, in the blue collar town of South San Francisco, California. His beloved sister Rosalind…

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