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Gabriel Joseph Silvashy

December 30, 2015

Gabriel Joseph Silvashy was born on February 26, 1943 and raised in Tonawanda, New York with his three older sisters and younger brother. Childhood memories consist of food fights in the house, including a notorious grape war between himself, his bro

Joseph Patrick Woods, Jr.

December 23, 2015

Joseph Patrick Woods, Jr., 63, of San Rafael, California, died in a kayaking accident on December 23, 2015, at the mouth of the Russian River. He was the beloved husband of Stephanie Berglund, San Rafael, formerly of Hawaii and Alaska. Born in Kingst


Jake Milford Morgan

December 20, 2015

Jake Milford Morgan, 83, passed away December 20, 2015, at home, surrounded by his family in Petaluma, California.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Margaret, many brothers and sisters local to McArthur, Ohio, and a grandson, Phili

Winifred "Winnie" Brughelli

December 17, 2015

Passed away peacefully on December 17, 2015. Born and raised in San Francisco, Winnie was born October 24, 1921 to John and Pearl Striethorst.  Winnie was married to Charles Brughelli until his death in 1970.  Beloved mother of Cheryl Peralta, Lynn

Nora Re Wallace

December 17, 2015

Nora Re Wallace, 81, passed away peacefully at home on December 17, 2015, in Petaluma, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Donald “Don” Wallace, by her parents, and by her baby brother Humberto “Beto

Bob Barron

December 16, 2015

Bob Barron passed away December 16, 2015 in Petaluma surrounded by his loving family. A native of Ramsey, Michigan he spent his life in San Bruno, Half Moon Bay, and at his beloved Red Cloud Ranch. For 60 years he was the husband of Patricia Barron.

Rose Marie Zavagno

December 11, 2015

Beloved mother of Jerome Zavagno Jr. (Gigi) and loving Grammie to Ashley Zavagno, Rose will be deeply missed by her sisters-in-law Norma Bennardo and Lois Zavagno as well as an adoring group of nieces and nephews: Karen Pelletier (Pierre), James Benn


Gordon "Tom" Thomas Twells

December 8, 2015

Gordon Thomas Twells (Tom) was born in Toronto, Canada in 1937. After serving with the United States Army he began a career at Western Union in San Francisco commuting for over 20 years from Santa Rosa. After retirement he was self-employed in

Mike Doolittle

December 7, 2015

Robert Michael Doolittle passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Dec. 7 at the age of 76.  Born in Glendale, CA., he resided in Marin for over 50 years. He graduated from Marin Catholic in '57, and soon thereafter married his high schoo

Vernon Mario De Martini

December 4, 2015

Vernon Mario De Martini was born and raised in San Francisco. After graduating from Galileo High School in 1944, he joined the Navy, where he served on the USS Crenshaw, and drove landing crafts in the Pacific during WWII. His fighting spirit carried

Harry Edward Richards

November 30, 2015

Harry Edward Richards, of Greenbrae, CA, passed away peacefully in his sleep, from natural causes on November 30, 2015 at the grand age of 100+ years. Harry was born on March 24, 1915 at the Richards family home in Corte Madera, CA, to Percy and Mabe

Joseph Anthony Douglass

November 18, 2015

Joe passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on November 18, 2015 in Santa Rosa at the age of 73. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, Joe graduated from Lowell High School in 1960.  He served in the United States Navy for 4 years b

Margaret Kustov Evanusa

November 16, 2015

Margaret Kustov Evanusa passed away peacefully on November 16, 2015 in San Rafael, California. Born on August 29, 1925 in Veronezh, Russia she and her physician parents were relocated to Germany under occupation during WWII. She and her mother emigra

Walter Thomas Becker

November 13, 2015

Walter “Wally” was born Oct. 9, 1947, in Redmond, Oregon.   Long-time resident of Novato and Rohnert Park, CA.  He passed away at home November 13, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Sara Virginia and Fred John Becker. Wal

Stephen "Steve" Burke

November 9, 2015

Steve passed away peacefully on November 9, 2015, in Petaluma, with his wife of 65 years, Mary, by his side, after being surrounded by family for days. Steve was a native Californian, born in Esparto in 1929 and graduated from St. Peter’s High Scho

Mary Patricia Quinn

November 3, 2015

Mary Patricia “Pattie” Quinn, 62, died at home in Petaluma on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Pattie was an example of strength, love, and hope throughout her illness—the same values she used in teaching children.


Alfred De Martini

November 3, 2015

Alfred “Fred” J. DeMartini Passed away in Woodland, CA Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Age, 91 years. Son of the late Eugene & Nicoletta DeMartini. Brother of the late John and Jean DeMartini and the late Rose Mattos. Brother-in-law of Rose DeM

Tedi Connolly Dunn

October 30, 2015

Tedi Connolly Dunn (1937-2015) Tedi Connolly Dunn died on October 30th, 2015, ten days after suffering a severe stroke. Tedi leaves behind her husband of 26 years, Professor William H. Svabek; her son Aaron G. Terry and her daughter Genna C. Te


George Frederick Keck

October 23, 2015

KECK, George Frederick Age 80, passed away in Petaluma, CA on October 23, 2015. Born to Clemens and Virginia in Los Angeles California on April 13, 1935. During his younger years the family moved to San Francisco where he attended school and later en

Emily Thayer

October 22, 2015

Emily "Ruth" Thayer was born in Ironton, Ohio March 4, 1922 and went to be with the Lord on October 22, 2015 in Petaluma, California. She was 93 years young. She will be deeply missed by her loving three daughters Barbara, Mara and Laura, five grand

Fukiye Yoshihata

October 21, 2015

Fukiye Yoshihata passed away at 92 years old in Novato where she has lived for the past 43 years. Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday, October 30th from 2:00 pm until 4:00 PM with a Celebration of life service to begin at 4:00


William James Bromley

October 17, 2015

William (Bill) left us on October 17, 2015 at the age of 97. Born in Exeter, California, he grew up in Grants Pass, Oregon. Bill attended Stanford University, receiving a BA in Civil Engineering. In 1941 he entered active duty in the Ordnance Departm


Norman V. Petersen

October 14, 2015

Our beloved father, Norman V. Petersen, passed away peacefully at 90 years of age on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 in the care of his family at home in Petaluma, CA. Norm was a longtime resident of Marin County and a dry wall contractor for 65 years

Charles Curtis Dietrich

October 14, 2015

Charles Curtis Dietrich passed away peacefully on the night of October 14, 2015.  He was born on November 16, 1927 in Memphis, Tennessee to Carl Dietrich and Maude McCutcheon Dietrich.  The family returned to its Kansas roots when he was five.  Ch

Emma Merrill Webber

October 4, 2015

Emma Merrill Webber, 97, died on Sunday, October 4, 2015, at her home in Petaluma, CA.  She was preceded in death by her husband James Webber, 1992, her son John Webber, 1963 and her daughter Mary Webber, 2000.  She is survived by her son James Web