Joe McClain

  • Born: August 3, 1953
  • Died: March 13, 2019
  • Location: Burlingame, California

Crosby-N. Gray & Co. - FD-96

2 Park Road
Burlingame, CA 94010

Tel. (650) 342-6617

Tribute & Message From The Family

Born in San Francisco and raised in Burlingame, affectionately known as "Joey" or "JoJo", Joe will be remembered for his infectious sense of humor, quick wit, thoughtfulness, and his deep love of family and friends. Joe was always the life of the party. He was able to carry on conversations with anyone and make everyone feel special. He was passionate about coaching and enjoyed a wide range of sports. He cherished spending time with his family, especially vacationing in Lake Tahoe.

Joe is survived by his loving wife Kay, daughters Maggie and Katie, sisters Pam and Mary, cousin Charlie, father-in-law Felix, brothers and sisters-in-law Mimi & Bill and Peggie & Ken. Joe will also be missed by many extended family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Helen and mother-in-law Margaret.

In lieu of flowers, if you feel so inclined, you may make a donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or Make-A-Wish Foundation. Services for Joe will be held Thursday, March 28th (visitation at 6:00pm; rosary at 7:30pm) and Saturday, March 30th (funeral at 11:00am) all at St. Catherine of Siena Church (1310 Bayswater Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010).

Joe will be greatly missed and never forgotten.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dearest Kay,
My deepest sympathy to you and your daughters. I will always remember Joes beautiful smile. He will be missed by so many whose lives he touched.
Sandra Galassi

Posted by Sandra Galassi - Millbrae, CA - Friend   March 28, 2019

Heart goes out to Joe's family and his many friends. Went to school with Joe and do recall his infectious smile and sense of humor. Safe Journey Joe...

Posted by George Guiver - Chandler, AZ - Classmate   March 28, 2019

So sorry to hear about Joe. He was truly one of a kind and I'm a better person for having known him. My condolences to his family

Posted by Mike Puccinelli - San Francisco, CA   March 26, 2019

Praying for you all and keeping you close at heart. Joe is greatly missed and what a privilege to have known him. Love, Michele and Bob Rench and Family

Posted by michele rench - Burlingame, CA - Friend   March 26, 2019

Posted by ed Kertel - Novato, CA   March 26, 2019

Amazing man. Best sense of humor and quickest wit ever. Definitely the life of the party. I will sorely miss him as will everyone I know.

Posted by steve fletcher - union city, CA - Friend   March 26, 2019

So sad to hear about Joe's passing. We were great friends and basketball team mates in high school. We kind of lost touch after that.
I will remember his quick wit and always had a positive attitude. His jump shot was clearly his own creation, but was a thing to watch. My condolences to his with and children, brothers, sisters an cousins.

Posted by Steve Grady - San Jose, CA   March 25, 2019

Dear Kay, we are so very sorry to hear about Joe. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. You all are in our daily thoughts and prayers. Love, Connie and Keith Aguilar

Posted by Connie & Keith Aguilar - San Mateo, CA - friend   March 25, 2019


So so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you Kay, Maggie, and Katie, and to all of your dear family.
Love, Leana & Thomas, Cristiana, Elisa & Joey

Posted by Leana Giannini - Burlingame, CA - Friend   March 23, 2019

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