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Jack Kamer

Apr 30, 1939 - Dec 01, 2023

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San Francisco, CA

Jack Kamer passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Dec. 1st, 2023. Jack was born in Columbus, Ohio to Minnie and Edward Kamer. He graduated from West High School where his interest in Theatrical Lighting and Sound Production began. Jack continued these studies at The Ohio State University, and became a Stagehand with IATSE Local #12, working in movies, live concerts, and local performances. He met his future wife Daryl, during performances of "The Merry Widow" at the Sullivant Theatre on...Read More

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Miu Ching Fong

Aug 11, 1931 - Feb 20, 2024

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San Francisco, CA

Miu Ching Fong, age 92, of San Francisco, California passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. A graveside service for Miu will be held Friday, March 1, 2024 from 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM at Hoy Sun Memorial Cemetery, 2101 Hillside Boulevard, Colma, CA 94014.

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Bernadette Ruane Hooper

Sep 27, 1925 - Feb 03, 2024

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San Francisco, CA

Bernadette Ruane Hooper was born in San Francisco on September 27, 1925 and died here on February 3, 2024, in the company of family and friends. She was proud to be a second generation San Franciscan and was fascinated by the history and people of San Francisco and California. Family vacations included travel throughout California, stopping at almost every historical marker. She taught her children an appreciation for diversity and the importance of compassion.Bernadette was the third of four children of Patrick J. Ruane (b. Galway) and Evelyn Loftus (b. San Francisco) and the last to survive. She grew up in the Mission District with her older sisters Patricia Fealy (Thomas) and Mary Evelyn Bisazza (Mario) and her younger brother Gerald Ruane (Noel). She was a graduate of St. James Girls’ School and Immaculate Conception Academy where she made lifelong friends. There, the Dominican Sisters inspired a love of reading and history, an extensive vocabulary and perfect penmanship. After graduation, she worked at the Hibernia Bank and the Parker Pen Company. Bernadette married David Hooper (dec.) and they were blessed with five children: Denise (dec.) (Bill Patterson (dec.)) Marcia (dec.) David (Lisa Dunseth). Valerie (James Lienkaemper) and Bernadette whom they raised in the Mission District. She enjoyed being "Nana" to her granddaughter, Caitlin Lienkaemper.Bernadette was particularly close to her Bisazza nieces: Maureen (dec.), Kathleen, Evelyn, Patricia, Suzanne and Antoinette. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Noel Ruane, as well as her Fealy and Ruane nieces and nephews, and Ruane, Kelleher, Loftus and Malloy cousins in the U.S., Ruane and Sweeney cousins in Ireland and Parsons cousins in the U.K.After her children were raised, Bernadette moved to the Inner Sunset, took long walks and made new friends. She returned to work, took evening classes at USF and attended meetings of the World Affairs Council and The Civil War Round Table. For many years she was at Lotta’s Fountain at 5:12 am, on April 18. She considered voting a sacred duty, and served as a poll worker for 27 electionsBernadette was “part of the family” at St. Anne’s Home, Little Sisters of the Poor for five and a half years. We are grateful for the loving, and professional care she received from the Sisters, staff and volunteers. Her family thanks those who called, visited or sent greetings to her in her final years.There will a graveside remembrance March 11, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Colma.In lieu of flowers, donations in Bernadette’s memory may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Anne’s Home, 300 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA 94118.

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Amado (Jimmy) Sudla Jimenez, Jr.

May 25, 1951 - Feb 15, 2024

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San Francisco, CA

It is with great sadness that Amado (Jimmy) Sudla Jimenez, Jr. joined our creator on February 15, 2024 at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife Dolores (Dolly), daughter Jillian Frances, and son Adam Nino.Jimmy was born and raised in Makati City, Philippines with three sisters and a brother. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology at Far Eastern University in Manila, Philippines and worked at De los Santos General Hospital in Quezon City, Philippines where he met his wife, Dolly.He immigrated to the United States in 1982 and he worked at St. Mary’s Hospital and California Pacific Medical Center until he retired. Jimmy was so dedicated to job that he never called in sick. He enjoyed what he did and Jimmy was loved by everyone who knew him: security guards, cafeteria workers, auxiliary nurses, and all staff.Jimmy loved to travel the world, from Europe to Asia, climbing the Wall of China, Manchu Picchu, Angkor Wat, kissing the Blarney Stone. He also explored the Philippines (Sagada, Rice Terraces Mountain province, Batanes, Ilocos, Visaya, Mindanao). More locally, Jimmy spent every summer camping with his immediate and extended family. It was a yearly tradition.A selfless and caring man, during Covid, Jimmy wanted to help local relatives out by making weekly meals for them, which Dolly lovingly called “Meals on Wheels.” He even spent time curating a different weekly menu. He enjoyed cooking and wanted to share with relatives.Jimmy really loved music, a trait he passed down to his children. From Elvis and The Beatles to The Doors and Led Zeppelin, he had a large collection of records and cassette tapes. He constantly played his records while gardening or relaxing in the sunshine. Along with music, Jimmy shared his passion for San Francisco sports with his family.Jimmy will be deeply missed.

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Gloria Emilia Eckstein

Mar 31, 1934 - Feb 23, 2024

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San Francisco, CA

Gloria Emilia Eckstein, age 89, passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 23rd, 2024, at San Francisco Rehabilitation Center after a courageous battle with dementia. Gloria was born in Nicaragua on March 31st, 1934, to Arnoldo Corrales and Josefa Aleman. She emigrated with her sister to San Francisco, California, at the age of 13. She was one of four siblings: Nimia Lorena, Thelma, and Arnold. Gloria married Carl Eckstein and had three sons. Tony, Joseph, and John. Gloria is survived by two of her sons and seven grandchildren, Jake, Adina, Waverlee, Gino, Sophia, Eliana, and Libby, as well as five great-grandchildren. Gloria was elegant, strong, generous, kind, energetic, and loyal to her friends and family. She was a well-respected woman who worked hard, always put others first, and never failed to find joy and laughter in any situation. Gloria was well-known in the community and loved her city by the bay, San Francisco. She will be remembered as the owner of Beale Street Bar & Grill, a lover of traveling (especially to the Island of Oahu), and a huge sports fan who loved the 49ers, Warriors, and the Giants. A simple service celebrating Gloria will be held at Eternal Home Cemetery, 1051 El Camino Real, Colma, where she will rest next to her husband on March 1st, 2024, at 10 AM. All friends and family are welcome.

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Jessie Lee Barrett

Sep 20, 1917 - Feb 15, 2024

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San Francisco, CA

When Jessie Lee was just a little girl she had this conversation with her grandfather,Grandpoppa Jim who lived to be 114 years old:Jessie Lee said, “Grandpoppa, you are so old now, ain’t you ready to go be with theLord”?Grandpoppa Jim replied: Baby, it just seems like a little while.Jessie Lee (Franklin) Barrett was born on September 20, 1917, to Charlie and Julia(Johnson) Franklin in Haines City, Florida. Jessie Lee was one of 13 siblings: Charlie Jr.,Wiley, Geroge, Peter, James, Ben, Pajoe (Elijah), Jody (Joseph), Will, Keely, Fannie Mae,and Annie Lou all of which have preceded her in death. Being the last of all the siblingsshe was blessed with being the sole aunt of more Franklin descendants than we cancount.In 1940 Jessie and her husband K.C. Clark (deceased) moved to San Francisco, CA withtheir daughter Mary (Charles, deceased). Early after their move they were blessed withthe addition of Douglas (deceased) to the family. Sadly, K. C. died not too long after theirfamily was complete. Miss Jessie was blessed again when she married Freddie A. Barrett,and they shared 45 years together until he too preceded her in death.During those 45 years they enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren, Sheila, Cheryl(Earl), Craig, LaTamara, Mary, Corey, Latonya, David, Leah, and Lisa. From thesegrandchildren they were blessed with 8 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.Sister Barrett joined the Church of Christ at a very young age in Haines City, Fl. When shemoved to San Francisco she attended several Churches of Christ throughout the city untilshe landed at the Bayview Church of Christ on Revere Avenue even though it was in astorefront. She continued to be a member of the Bayview Church of Christ for nearly 70years, worshipping even when she was no longer able to physically attend.Throughout her career she worked in the laundry at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard,Sanitation Laundry, San Francisco General Hospital (Zuckerburg), and retired from thePresidio Military Base. During her free time Miss Jessie really enjoyed spending anafternoon at Bay Meadows, she loved cooking holiday dinners and baking pies. She was known for being a swanky dresser, wearing fancy hats that matched her outfits. She wasalso a wonderful dancer, domino player and could be heard from across the room whenshe had a winning hand of bid whist “we’re on the train to Boston.” She also loved totravel; besides taking multiple trips back to Florida to visit family she also traveled toIsrael twice after the age of 80.One Hundred and Six years….”oh what a mighty God we serve”. Sister Jessie Lee Barrett(Franklin) will be deeply missed by her daughter, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, andfriends.

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Alfred Vernon Romine

Apr 20, 1935 - Feb 23, 2024

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South San Francisco, CA

Alfred Vernon Romine,?88, of?South San Francisco, CA, passed away on?February 23,2024, of cancer.Alfred?was born in?San Francisco?on?April 20, 1935.?He?graduated from?Galileo HighSchool in San Francisco.Alfred?was married to?Josephine?on?February 12, 1955; they were married?69 year.Alfred?first worked in housekeeping for?the Clift Hotel in San Francisco before moving tothe Enterprise Journal as a staff photographer. He also had his own business for a time,Custom Photo Arts. He then moved to work in the carpenter field, where he retired.?He?enjoyed?photography, gardening, traveling and spending time with his family.He?was also actively involved as a member of?the Navy League/Vallejo Coast GuardStation, American Legion Post 409, Avenue of the Flags and Wreaths across America.Alfred?is survived by?his wife Josephine Romine, daughter Sharon Spencer (husbandMichael Spencer), grandchildren - Melissa Spencer, Tiffany Spencer, Matthew Spencer(Karen Spencer) and great-grandchildren Jaxon Miller, Emma Bocage, Elijah Bocageand Madison Hockett .Alfred?is preceded in death by?his son David Michael Romine and Lauren Romine.In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to?American Legion Post 409, SanBruno, CA 94066. The family of?Alfred Romine?wish to thank the many friends andfamily members who have reached out with their kind words of condolences.Visitation will be held on Wednesday February 28 th from 4:00 pm to 8:00pm??at?Duggan’s Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Ave, Daly City, CA. The Rosary Serviceand Funeral Mass will be held on February 29, 2024 at?10:00 am?at?St. Roberts CatholicChurch, 1380 Crystal Spring Rd, San Bruno, CA. Burial will follow the funeral at?HolyCross Cemetery, 1500 Mission Road, Colma, CA. Funeral arrangements are beinghandled by?Duggan’s Serra Mortuary, Daly City, CA.

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Ellen Marie McAuliffe

Feb 02, 1940 - Feb 21, 2024

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San Francisco, CA

Ellen Marie McAuliffe, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2024, at the age of 84. Surrounded by love, she breathed her last in the home she shared with her devoted husband of 63 years, Michael G. McAuliffe.Ellen's life embodied courage and determination. She faced the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis with unwavering strength and a deep faith that illuminated her path. She leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and resilience that will forever inspire those who knew her.Ellen is survived by her loving husband, Michael G. McAuliffe; brothers Dan Walsh and Jim Walsh, daughter Kathy (McAuliffe) Moraghan and husband John, son Michael McAuliffe and wife Emily, daughter Laura (McAuliffe) Morris; grandchildren, Rose Moraghan, Caitlin McAuliffe, Aidan McAuliffe, Amanda Morris, and Jack Morris.Ellen's vibrant spirit and unwavering faith will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. A mass will be held at Saint Veronicas Church in South San Francisco on March 2 at 1:00 pm.The family has requested that remembrances be made in Ellen’s name in the form of donations to the National MS Society https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Donate or to Suncrest Hospice, attention Jenny Harris at 3215 Skyway Ct, Fremont, Ca 94539.

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Ann (Annie) Marie Pavao

Aug 11, 1977 - Feb 20, 2024

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San Francisco, CA

Ann (Annie) Marie Pavao passed away on February 20th, 2024, at UCSF after a hard battle with cancer. She was born on August 11th, 1977, in Merced California to Ted Booker and Victoria Ferreira-Allen. Annie worked for many years at Pea Soup Andersons in Santa Nella, California, and for the last 6 years worked as an instructional aid and the after-school program at Balico/Cressy School. Ann loved her students, and they loved her. Ann is proceeded in death by her son, Matthew John Pavao. Grandparents, John and Eve Ferreira. Grandmother Lucille Biers. Aunts Celeste Ferreira-Palomino and Anne Marie Ferreira. Annie is survived by her husband, Nelson Pavao. Her sons, Alexander Copus, Jacob Copus, Andrew Pavao and Nicholas Pavao. Her parents, Ted Booker, Victoria Ferreira-Allen and Stepdad Wayne Allen. Siblings, Jennifer Petitt, Michael Booker and Cristie Lanum. Annie has many nieces and nephews who she loved dearly. Burial to follow at the Los Banos District Cemetery Reception to follow at The DES hall in Los Banos

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Terry L Sedik

Sep 20, 1947 - Dec 31, 2023

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San Francisco, CA

OBITUARY FOR TERRY SEDIKTerrance L Sedik, 76, of San Francisco, California, and Highland Park, Illinois, diedDecember 31, 2023, at home in California. Born September 20, 1947, in Hammond,Indiana, he was the son of Emil and Florence Ruth (Clark) Sedik. He died after a two-and-one-half-year battle with cancer.Terry attended Illinois State University on a football scholarship and graduated withdegrees in Geography and Geology. His first planning job out of ISU was at theMcLean County Regional Planning Commission in Bloomington, IL., where he interned.He served as a community planner in Illinois for several years, including the DuPageCounty Regional Planning Commission and the Lake County Department of Planning,Zoning, and Environmental Quality. He and his family moved to California in 1980,where he eventually became the Director of the Economic and CommunityDevelopment Department. In addition to plan preparation, he was responsible forzoning and building code development and compliance with environmental regulations.He worked actively with developers to bring Pacific Plaza (including CinemarkTheaters), City Toyota, In-n-Out Burger, and Krispy Kreme Donuts, Landmark MixedUse Developments, and a ground-breaking new ordinance to permit second homeunits on one’s property. When he retired, he joined a good friend in a private action to distribute 50 sandwiches every few days to people living on the streets of San Francisco.Eventually, he moved the distribution to the Gubbio Project at St. John theEvangelist Church, where people could rest quietly in the pews during the day. Hevolunteered there a few days a week until the pandemic.A Highland Park High School football player named to the All-State team, Terry alsoplayed baseball. As an adult, he enjoyed sports as a spectator, including the ChicagoCubs, the 49ers, the Bears, college women’s volleyball, international soccer games,and college football. He was a regular blood donor for many years and a member ofthe Daly City Public Library Associates’ Board of Directors. He regularly playedJeopardy as he watched at home and the daily Wordle challenge in the New YorkTimes. He prepared a family genealogy and traveled to Slovakia to connect his familywith long-lost relatives. A strong environmentalist, he often visited Yosemite Park andMuir Woods and was a vegetarian. His favorite movie was “Singing in the Rain”. RosaParks and Mohammed Ali were his inspirations for personal social justice action.Terry is survived by three brothers, three children, five grandchildren, several nephews,and his former wife, Carole Preti. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by hissiblings, Richard Reglin and Shirley Scanlon (Reglin). His brothers are Michael KeithSedik (late Kathy), Robert Victor Sedik (Xiu), and Joseph Sedik (Stephanie). His childrenare Andrew Terrance Sedik (Cindie), Matthew Clark Sedik (Sharon), and Sarah LucretiaMcIntosh. His grandchildren are Milena Irene, Nathan Andre, Maili Clare, Carter Julian,and Eme Jolie.Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Daly City Public Library Associates,The Gubbio Project, or the American Cancer Society.A public memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024, from 1-3 pm atDuggan’s Serra Mortuary, 500 West Lake Avenue, Daly City, California.

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FUNG KING WONG LEUNG

Jan 01, 1940 - Mar 05, 2019

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San Francisco, CA

Funeral Service: Saturday, 3/9 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Burial service to follow. To to the family or in memory of FUNG KING WONG LEUNG, please

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