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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.

"VICINI--In Santa Clara, October 11, 1910, Peter, Loving husband of Catherine VICINI and loving father of Mrs. John CHRISTENSEN, Mrs. C.M. RATTO, Stephen VICINI, Mrs. John MENDEZ and the late Mrs. J.WILHELM, a native of Zoagli, Italy, aged 75 years and 27 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral tomorrow> (Saturday), October 15, at 9:45 a. m. from his late residence, 559 Alviso Street, Santa Clara, thence to St. Claire's Church, where a requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, Interment Santa Clara. Please copy to San Francisco." Source: San Jose Mercury, [?] Oct 1910. Contact: Jean Hehn LolaGF@aol.com
"VICK--In this city, December 29, Joseph VICK, a native of England, aged 52 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Wednesday) at 10 o'clock a.m. from his late residence, 411 Pacific avenue." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 30 Dec 1873.
"VIDETO--DEATH FROM a FALL -- A young man named Henry VIDETO fell from a scaffolding in San Francisco on Saturday last, fracturing his skull and causing death in a few hours. He was a member of Col. STEVENSON's California Volunteers." Source: Stockton Daily Argus, 21 Oct 1857. Transcribed by Dee.
"VIGOREUX--In this city, Oct. 5th, at the City and County Hospital, Isadore VIGOREUX, aged 62 years, a native of France." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 7 Oct 1865. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"VILLAVICENCIO--DIED.-At the Cayucos, on Thursday last, Dona Serafina Espinosa de VILLAVICENCIO, aged about 89 years. This old lady was the mother of the lately deceased, Mrs. PICO, of Rafael VILLA, Jose Antonio VILLA, Isador VILLA and Jose Maria VILLA, of the Corral de Piedra. Her children, grand children and great grand children would form a sufficient number to populate a village. She was born at the Mission Dolores, in 1781. The cause of her death was old age; and she passed away quietly and suddenly without pain and without fear. She was a good woman." Source: San Luis Obispo Tribune, 23 April 1870. Transcribed by Cathy Gowdy.
"VILLEDIEU--In this city, April 1, 1890, Charles, beloved husband of J. A. VILLEDIEU, a native of France, aged 56 years." Source: San Francisco Call, 3 April 1890, page 8.
"VINCENT--In this city, October 19, Caroline NOBLE, beloved mother of Charles T. VINCENT, a native of Bristol, England, aged 49 years. [Melbourne, Australia, and Bristol, England, papers please copy]. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend her funeral today (Wednesday) at 10 o’clock a.m., from her late residence, 1936 Mission street." Source: San Francisco Call, 20 Oct 1880 page Y.
"VINCENT--Henry VINCENT, in San Francisco, February 23, beloved son of the late Ella CHASE of San Jose; aged 34. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday), February 25, 1943 from the Morrison Bros. Funeral Parlors, corner Baker and Hayes street, San Francisco, at 11:30 a.m. Interment, Santa Clara city cemetery at 1 p.m." Source: San Jose Mercury Herald, 25 Feb 1943.
"VINCENT--In Weaverville, Dec 10th, James VINCENT, aged 83 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 23 Dec 1865.
"VINCIND--Morphine Poisoning - Morphine, taken probably with suicidal intent, caused the death of Mrs. Lillian VINCIND in San Francisco, Wednesday. "Swiftwater Bill," who formerly resided in East Oakland and who made and lost several fortunes in the Klondike, is said to have been the indirect cause of the tragedy. "Swiftwater Bill" has a record for heart-breaking. He has been married several times, and divorced as often. It was Mrs. VINCIND who "Staked" him for his Klondike trip." Source: Saturday Evening Bee, 27 Jan 1905. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"VIVIAN--In this city, May 15, 1936, Thomas H. VIVIAN." Source: San Francisco Call Bulletin, 16 May, 1936.
"VIVOLPONE - In this city, April 16, Gesualdo VIVOLPONE (Detto MILANI), a native of Lucca, Italy, aged 48 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 19 April 1904, p.15. Contact: Jo Ann ellievader@yahoo.com
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