June 25, 1940 – September 10, 2016
Terry passed away peacefully with his devoted wife of 33 years, Linda, and loving daughter, Terrie, at his side. Terry was surrounded by loving church members, as well as loving family and friends who stood by him as he battled lung cancer with the same verve with which he lived his life.
Terry is survived by his brothers, John (Sharon) of Concord; Rob (Janine) of Pacifica; son, Danny, of Walnut Creek; daughter, Terrie (Dave) Simpson of Discovery Bay; grandchildren, Kris, Cassie, Serena, Justin; great-grandson, Tyler; sister-in-law, Laura Blue, of Pacifica; and many loving nieces, nephews, grand-nephews and grand-nieces.
As a native San Franciscan, he loved being a Teamster Union member of Local 85 for 46 years; SF Old Timers Baseball Assoc.; N.C.V. Boxers Assoc. and Mazzetti’s Pacifica Bakery 5 AM’er’s Coffee Crew. Terry was often seen traveling about San Francisco and the Peninsula visiting familiar faces and places. His smiling face and quick wit will be greatly missed.
A Celebration Of Life Memorial Service will be held by Terry’s Home Church Family at TAPESTRY CHURCH, 1305 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA on Saturday, November 5th at 10:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: www.gofundme.terryroachmemorial.com which will help support Bethlehem A.D., the annual event which Terry always loved being a part of. Sponsored by Tapestry Church, which is a 501(c)(3) charitable donation
Charlotte Coyne Morrison, age 83, passed quietly on the evening of July 20th, 2017. A 57 year resident of Belvedere CA. and daughter of Thomas Roswell Coyne and Charlotte Eckhart Coyne of Chicago. “Charie” moved to California over six decades ago where she fell in love with and married Robert Wendell Morrison, of Bradford, Pennsylvania at the age of 28. Widowed at 52, she again fell in love and married Steven Robert Biggart, of San Francisco, until his death in 2005. A devoted and loving Mother, she is survived by her sons Robert Wendell Morrison, Jr, his spouse, Margaret Ethridge Morrison of Foresthill, CA and Thomas Thayer Morrison and his spouse, Sloane Perry Morrison of Burbank, CA. Step children Carry Biggart Hobson, her spouse David Hobson of Hillsboro, OR and Craig Stuart Biggart and his spouse, Veronda Ann Biggart, of Cascade MT. She is also survived by Grand children, Shaun Patrick Marshall-Morrison, his partner, Qurat U. “ Anna” Ali of Salem, OR Steven Anthony Marshall-Morrison of San Francisco, Robert W Morrison, III of San Francisco, Caroline Hobson of Hillsboro OR, Brandy Lynne Funk and Megan Nichole Pankratz of Cascade MT. She dedicated much of her adult life to charities such as the Shriner’s Hospital, Belvedere auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museum, and Sunny Hills, supported local organizations such as the Marin Garden Club and the Francisca Club, and she was an avid supporter of local entrepreneurs. Over the course of her life, she touched many souls with a generous heart. The family has requested that those wishing to honor her memory donate in her name to one of the following charities. Marin Mammal Center, The Humane Society of Marin, Saint Jude Children’s Hospital, or Habitat for Humanity.
Terry passed peacefully from this life to the next on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born in the Netherlands and was a resident of San Mateo County for 45 years. She was a loving mother, homemaker, and also held various jobs. Terry loved being a grandmother/great-grandmother “Oma” and dedicated her life to her family.
Survived by her 3 daughters: Tonette (Larry), Terri (Jeff) & Geraldine. Grandchildren: Kelly (Shelby), Kevin, Mark & Michael; Kortnie & Troy; Michelle, Danielle, Eric & Austin. Great-grandson: Kasen. Preceded in death by husband of 42 years, Gerardus “Gary”.
Vigil Service will be held at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 27th at Sneider & Sullivan & O’Connell’s Funeral Home, 977 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA. Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, June 28th at St. Gregory Catholic Church, 28th & Hacienda St., San Mateo, CA. Inurnment will be held at a later date at St. John Cemetery in San Mateo, CA.
John Henry Madden, age 83 of Albertville, MN, formerly of Redwood City, CA passed away on March 31, 2017. He was born on April 20, 1933 in San Francisco, CA, the son of John and Elizabeth (Groeschel) Madden. John was a loving husband and father who will be missed by his wife, Barbara Madden; children, Sheryl (Scott) Tegtmeier, John (Noelle) Madden; grandchildren, Kaylee, Izzy, Keddie Claire, Geoffrey and many other family and friends.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1PM at Word of Peace Lutheran Church, Rogers, MN.
The Peterson Chapel
St. Michael / Albertville
Bob Bunnell, aviation journalist, transplant from Washington, DC, and my partner in life, departed this world March 30, 1992 of AIDS-related complications. I raise my glass in toast to this remarkable man, on this day, the 25th anniversary of his passing, and to his memory, which will always be a part of my heart and my most cherished memories.
Sandra Elizabeth Tensos, 52 Passed away Tuesday morning January 24 2017 in Milpitas CA. She was born in San Francisco, CA on June 8, 1964. Devoted daughter to Isabel Tensos and sister to Blanca Anguiano, Ruben Tensos, Maritza Tensos, and Adrienne Spencer. Memorial mass at St Benedict Parish for the Deaf in San Francisco on Sunday February 26, 2017 at 10:30 am.
Wear purple in memory.
Our special angel, Debra (Bebe) Ann Pursch, 57 years of age went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 24. She leaves behind brothers David Pursch, Perry Bonelli, sister Danielle Hilton and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Edith Bonelli, Leo Bonelli, Jack Pursch and brother Don (Buzz) Pursch. Debra will be greatly missed.
The family would like to thank the amazing staff at the Miracle Lane House for the excellent care they provided for Debra these past eleven years.