SFFF Local 798
John Driscoll
Posted On: Jun 23, 2011

John Driscoll

Photo John George Driscoll "Uncle John" Passed away peacefully at noon on June 15th at the age of 87 at his home at Alma Via with his family at his side. A native of San Francisco, CA he was preceded in death by his loving parents John and Mary Ellen "Nellie" Driscoll, and siblings the late Michael J. Driscoll and sister Julia Driscoll. He was the beloved uncle of Julie Farrah (Michael), Barbara Callan (Robert), Michele Alioto (Joseph), Catherine Cannata (James Murphy, late Steven Cannata), Michael J. Driscoll, Jr., Mary Toboni (Joseph) and Theresa Moore (Joseph). He was the cherished grand uncle of Michael (Maya Draisin), Anne, Soraya and the late George Farrah (1976), Robert (Andrea Gabusi), Geoffrey (Hilary Newsom) and Regina Callan, Michela Alioto-Pier (Thomas Pier), Angelina Alioto-Grace, (Daniel Grace), Joseph (Erica Galos), and Alexander Alioto, Joseph (Elizabeth Heldfond), the late Steven (2002), Bridget, Chelsea (Michael Cherin) and Teressa Cannata, Elizabeth, Erin-Marie (Rieve MacEwen) and Jennifer Driscoll, Michael, Joseph, Gianna, Paul and Jacqueline Toboni, Regina, Joseph and Madeleine Moore. He was the cherished great grand uncle of 16 nephews and nieces. He was a fire fighter in the San Francisco Fire Department for more than thirty years, retiring as an inspector. He served his country in World War II in the United States Coast Guard. He was a devoted member of St. Thomas More Parish. Our very special thanks to the dedicated and loving staff and caregivers, as well as his good friends at Alma Via, where Uncle John lived so happily for the last years of his life. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Steven D. Cannata Scholarship Fund at St. Ignatius College Preparatory, 2001 37th Avenue, San Francisco 94116 or Alma Via of San Francisco 1 Thomas More Way San Francisco, CA 94132-2914 Private services were held.

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