San Francisco Genealogy
Obituaries and Death Notices
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This is a miscellaneous collection of newspaper obituaries, funeral notices and death notices submitted by San Francisco researchers and volunteers. If an entry has a contact name, you may contact the researcher with questions about the families mentioned, but understand that they have *not* volunteered to provide copies for people. Source information for each entry is provided for your convenience so that you can obtain a photocopy on your own.

"FUCHS--In this city, November 28, Elizabeth, wife of Nicolaus FUCHS, aged 23 years and 10 months. Funeral to-day, at 2 p.m., from No. 125 Fell street; thence to St. Boniface's Church." Source: Daily Alta California, 26 Nov 1885.
"FULDA--SAN FRANCISCO DISPATCH, Jan. 20 - Simon FULDA, of South Park Hose Company, dropped dead at a fire last evening." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 20 Jan 1865. Transcribed by Dee.
"FULLER--In this city, February 6, Jennie, beloved wife of George FULLER, a native of Missouri, aged 82 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 7 Feb 1892, p. 7.
"FULLERTON--In San Francisco, Nov. 14th, Samuel FULLERTON, a native of Baltimore; accidentally drowned." Source: Sacramento Bee, 26 Nov 1861. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"FULLUM--In this city, November 24, Mary Ellen, wife of Edward A. FULLUM, a native of Ireland, aged 47 years, 1 month and 4 days. (Boston, Mass. papers please copy.) Funeral Thursday, at 2 p.m., from her late residence, No. 545 Howard street, between First and Second." Source: Daily Alta California, 26 Nov 1885.
"FULTON--In this city, January 13, Ellen Agnes, beloved wife of Theodore FULTON, a native of Boston, Mass., aged 30 years. [Denver and Los Angeles papers please copy.] Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, TO-DAY (Friday), at 2 o’clock p.m., from her late residence 128 Locust avenue, between Polk street and Van Ness avenue." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 15 Jan 1886. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"FULTON--The 'Golden Gate' was burned to the water's edge near Manzanillo, on July 27th. She sailed from San Francisco, July 21st and had on board, when she left, 232 passengers, and a crew of 96. [Among the Second Cabin passengers] the lost are: E.H. FULTON and three children." Source: Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 14 Aug 1862. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"FULTON--In this city, December 21, 1918, John M. FULTON, son of the late John B. and Jane P. FULTON and brother of Mrs. I.J. INGRAHAM, Mrs. Hugh DUFF, Mrs. John DUFF and Nellie W., Waldron H. and Alfred C. FULTON, a native of San Francisco, aged 54 years and 28 days. A member of George Washington Lodge, No 195, A.F. and A.M. San Luis Potosi, Mex.; Texas Consistory, No. 1, A. & A. S.R., Galveston, Tex, and El Mina Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S., Galveston, Tex. (Galveston, El Paso and Guantanamo, Cuba papers please copy.) Friends are invited to attend the funeral services Tuesday, December 24, 1918, at 1:30 o'clock, at the Maonic Temple, Van Ness ave, corner of Oak st, under the auspices of Oriental Lodge, No 144, F. and A.M. Interment, Cypress Lawn Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Dec 1918.


"FULTON--FORMER R. R. MAN PASSES--John M. FULTON, 85, former railroad man, well known in Modoc County as one of the early engineers on the Nevada-California railway passed away in San Francisco one day last week. He was locomotive engineer on the N. C. O. for some years and later became freight and passenger agent with the Southern Pacific and in that capacity became well acquainted with the people of Modoc County. Several years ago he retired and has since been living in San Francisco." Source: Surprise Valley Record (Cedarville, Modoc County, CA), 28 Nov 1934. Transcribed by Billie Reynolds.
"FULTON--November 27, Mathew Butler, only child of Theresa and Jos. M. FULTON, aged 1 month and 10 days." Source: Daily Alta California, 29 Nov 1885.
"FUNDENBERG--One month post-Earthquake Headline: Nine More Are Reported Dead and Total is 392...The other four victims were Theodore P. HANSEN, 102 First Street; Margaret E. FUNDENBERG and her fourteen-year-old son, Eugene G. FUNDENBERG, OF 172 Seventh Street, and Fred C. ORNDORFF, a former newspaperman. E. T. JOHNSON of 42 Prospect Avenue recovered the remains of HANSEN from the ruins of 102 First Street, where Hansen had kept a restaurant. (Theodore P. HANSEN perished in the April 18, 1906 earthquake in San Francisco. Resident of Fruitvale. Born March 28, 1864 in Ballum, Denmark. Married to Thea EYSTAD from Trogstad, Norway)." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 19 May 1906, page 2.

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"FUREY--In this city, March 3, James S., beloved brother of Daniel J., John F., and Patrick J. FUREY, a native of County Clare, Ireland, aged 36 years and 2 months. The funeral will take place from the residence of his uncle, 2721 Hyde street, at 8:30 o'clock, Thursday march 5; thence to St. Brigid's Church, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, commencing at 9 o'clock. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Mar 1908, p. 9. Transcribed by jch.
"FURLEY--Jack FURLEY, an employee at the Rialto refinery, was run over and instantly killed by a passing train near Sargents early Monday morning. It is supposed that FURLEY, who was returning to work from a visit with friends in Gilroy, stepped aside to let the train pass but the space being narrow he was dragged under the wheels and there met his death. He was a native of San Francisco and had been working at the refinery about 4 months." Source: The Free Lance (Hollister, San Benito Co.), 14 July 1905. Transcribed by Dee.
"FURLONG--In this city, March 15, Annie Moriah, beloved wife of Patrick FURLONG, a native of Ratchcale, County Limerick, Ireland, aged 50 years." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 18 March 1887.
"FURLONG--In this city, August 9, Patrick FURLONG, a native of Ireland, aged 68 years." Source: Alta California, 11 Aug 1887.


"FURNANZ--In this city, Dec. 14, 1947, George A., dearly beloved husband of Dorothy A. FURNANZ, beloved son of Mary and the late Joseph FURNANZ, loving brother of Joseph R., William, Francis and David FURNANZ, Mrs. May LACHLER, Mrs. Catherine HOUX, Mrs. Gertrude DUNDON, Mrs. Madeline SMITH, Mrs. Irene BORO and the late James L. and Thomas P. FURNANZ; a native of San Francisco.  A member of the Bartenders' Union No. 41.  Friends are invited to attend the funeral Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m., from the Chapel of the United Undertakers, 1096 So. Van Ness Ave. at 22nd St.; thence to St. Peter's Church, where a Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery."  Source:  San Francisco Examiner, 16 December  1947, page 17. Contact: Dave Furnanz furnanz@msn.com
"FURNANZ -- In this city, July 3, 1936, James (Les), dearly beloved husband of Mary FURNANZ, loving father of James, Robert, Anne and Joan FURNANZ, beloved son of Mary and the late Joseph FURNANZ, loving brother of Joseph, Catherine, George, William, Madeline, Thomas, Francis and David FURNANZ, Mrs. May LACHLER, Mrs. Gertrude DUNDON and Mrs. Irene BORO; a native of San Francisco, Calif.  Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Monday) at 10 a.m. from the Chapel of the United Undertakers, 1096 Van Ness ave. So. at 23rd st.; thence to St. Paul's Church, 29th and Church sts., where a Requiem High Mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, commencing at 10:30 a.m.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 5 July 1936, section 1, page 23. Transcribed by Dave Furnanz
"FURNANZ -- In this city, Dec. 8, 1929, Joseph M. FURNANZ, beloved husband of Mary E. FURNANZ and beloved father of James L., Joseph R., George A., Catherine A., William J., Gertrude L., Madeline H., Thomas P, Francis M., Irene V., and David L. FURNANZ and Mrs. C. H. LACHLER; a native of San Francisco, Calif.  A member of machinists union.  The funeral will take place tomorrow (Wednesday), at 9 o'clock a.m., from his late residence, 321 Bocana st.; thence to St. Kevin's Church, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, commencing at 9:30 a.m.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery. (Barry McDonnell service)"  Source:  San Francisco Examiner, 10 Dec 1929, page 19.  Contact: Dave Furnanz furnanz@msn.com
"FURNANZ--In this city, Dec, 21, 1960, Joseph (R.) FURNANZ, dearly beloved husband of Eva FURNANZ, loving father of George FURNANZ, Evelyn FLAHERTY, Dolores DeVORE and Alice SKANDERSON, dear brother of May LACHLER, William, Francis, and David FURNANZ, Gertrude DUNDON, Catherine HOUX, Madeline SMITH, Irene BORO and the late James L., George and Thomas FURNANZ, loving grandfather of nine grandchildren; a native of San Francisco.  A member of the American Legion.  Friends are invited to attend the funeral Tuesday, 8:30 a.m., from the chapel of H. F. Suhr Co., 2819 Mission  St., near 25th, thence to Church of Epiphany, Amazon ave and Vienna st., where a requiem high mass will be offered for the repose of his soul commencing at 9 a.m.  Recitation of the Rosary Monday, 8 p.m.  Interment, Golden Gate National Cemetery.  Visiting hours until 9 p.m."  Source:  San Francisco News-Call Bulletin, 22 December 1960.  Transcribed by Dave Furnanz
"FURNANZ--In this city, November 9, 1919, Joseph R. FURNANZ (Jr.), dearly beloved son of Joseph and Eva FURNANZ, a native of San Francisco, Cal., aged 1 year 1 month 13 days.  Friends and acquaintences are respectfully invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2:30 o'clock p.m., from the residence of the parents, 215 Cortland avenue.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.  Conducted by Barry & McDonnell."  Source:  San Francisco Examiner, 11 Nov 1919, page 4. Transcribed by Dave Furnanz
"FURNANZ--In this city, Sept. 14, 1948, Mary, dearly beloved wife of the late Joseph FURNANZ, loving mother of Joseph R., William, Francis and David FURNANZ, Mrs. May LACHLER. Mrs. Catherine HOUX. Mrs. Gertrude DUNDON, Mrs. Madeline SMITH, Mrs. Irene BORO and the late James L., Thomas P. and George A. FURNANZ, loving sister of the late Thomas, William, Peter, James, John and Joseph ATTRIDGE; a native of Waterford, Ireland.  Friends are invited to attend the funeral Saturday at 9:30 a,m, from the Chapel of the United Undertakers, 1096 So. Van Ness Ave. at 22nd St.; thence to St. Kevin's Church,where a Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.  Recitation of the Rosary Friday everning at 8:30 o'clock."  Source: San Francisco Examiner, 16 September 1948, page 19.  Contact: Dave Furnanz furnanz@msn.com
"FURNANZ--In this City, Jan 31, 1937, Thomas P., dearly beloved son of Mary and the late Joseph FURNANZ, loving brother of Joseph, George, William, Madeline, Francis and David FURNANZ, Mrs. May LACHLER, Mrs. Catherine HOUX, Mrs. Gertrude DUNDON, Mrs. Irene BORO, and the late James (Les) FURNANZ; a native of San Francisco, Calif., aged 29 years.  Friends are invited to attend the furneral, Wednesday, at 9 a.m. from the Chapel of the United Undertakers, 1096 Van Ness Ave. So., at 22nd st., thence to St. Kevin's Church, Cortland ave. and Ellsworth st., where a requiem high mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source:  San Francisco Examiner, 2 Feb 1937, page 13  Contact: Dave Furnanz furnanz@msn.com
"FURNANZ--William J.--In San Jose, July 10, 1970, William J. FURNANZ, beloved husband of Leola FURNANZ of Campbell, loving father of Sister Lisa Marie FURNANZ, O.P. of Los Angeles, and Barbara VENEZIA of San Jose, grandfather of Michael, Lisa, and Damien VENEZIA of San Jose, dear brother of Francis and David FURNANZ, Mrs. May LACHLER and Mrs. Irene BORO of San Francisco, Mrs. Catherine HOUX of Willits, and Mrs. Gertrude DUNDON of New Jersey, uncle of many nieces and nephews, loving friend of Mrs Azalea SHAW and family of Campbell, son of the late Mary and Joseph FURNANZ, brother of the late James (Les), Joseph, George and Thomas FURNANZ and Madeline SMITH; a native of San Francisco; aged 68 years; a member of the Bottlers Union Local 896 San Francisco.  Services Monday, July 13, at 1:30 p.m. at the Campbell Memorial Chapel, 1031 E. Campbell Ave., thence to St. Lucy's Church where a Requiem Mass will be said at 2 p.m.  Rosary Sunday evening, 8:30 p.m."  Source:  San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, 12 July 1970.  Transcribed by Dave Furnanz
"FURRIOUGH--The 'Golden Gate' was burned to the water's edge near Manzanillo, on July 27th. She sailed from San Francisco, July 21st and had on board, when she left, 232 passengers, and a crew of 96. [Among the Steerage passengers] the lost are: O. FURRIOUGH." Source: Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 14 Aug 1862. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"FUSELIER--In this city, February 13, John R., infant son of John and Sophie FUSELIER, and brother of Mary Ellen FUSELIER, a native of San Francisco, aged 2 months and 25 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, 15 Feb 1895.
"FUSELIER--In this city, Nov. 20th, John James Francis, only son of John and Sarah Ann FUSELIER, aged 11 months and 22 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 22 Nov 1865. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"FUSILIER--Committed Suicide ­ John FUSILIER, a furniture polisher, committed suicide in San Francisco Saturday night by means of gas, owing to money troubles." Source: Sacramento Bee, 8 January 1906, p.6. Transcribed by Nancy Phillips.
"FUSELIER--In San Francisco, April 1st, William FUSELIER, aged 38 years and 2 months." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 6 Apr 1863. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"FUSTINI--In this city, March 26, Louis, beloved son of P. and Mary FUSTINI, aged 3 years, 1 month and 7 days." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 1 Apr 1891.
"FYFE--Died in San Francisco, Jan. 28, 1890, Pauline D., daughter of Mrs. J.C. FYFE, aged 17y." Source: The Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 8 Feb 1890. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
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