Steve G. Spina

  • Born: February 3, 1935
  • Died: October 11, 2019
  • Location: San Mateo, California

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

2 Park Road
Burlingame, CA 94010

Tel. (650) 342-6617

Tribute & Message From The Family

Stefano "Steve" Giacinto Spina, 84 of San Mateo California passed away peacefully on October 11, 2019 at home.

Steve was born in San Francisco, California on February 3,1935, son of Giovanni and Maria (Canzona) Spina. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Willa, son John (Kathy) Spina, son Steve (Linda) Spina, daughter Paula (William) Gilmartin, daughter Laura (Thom) McMahon, and daughter Lisa (Loring)Tocchini. Twelve grandchildren William Gilmartin IV, Christina Stumpf, Nicole Spina, Daniella Matteucci, Matthew Spina, Alexandra Davis, Steve Spina, Gina Tocchini, Gabrielle Tocchini, Remo Tocchini, Taylor McMahon, Tristan McMahon, eight great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.

Steve grew up in the city of San Francisco with his four sisters Maria, Lucia, Michelina, Clara and his brother Anthony. He attended Riordan High School, served in the United States Army before his marriage to Willa. Steve and Willa raised their family in San Bruno and spent many summers enjoying boating and waterskiing at their vacation home in Clearlake. He loved and cherished spending time with his family and relatives.

Steve retired as a teamster of more than 45 years and worked for Peter's Truck Lines and later for the Unified School District of San Francisco.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00pm on Thursday October 17th, at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 1271 Hillside Drive in Burlingame with internment immediately following at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma. Visitation and Rosary services will be held at the church Wednesday evening beginning at 6pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations can me made in memory of Steve Spina to:
Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc.
912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047
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