Pearl Masuda

  • Born: June 24, 1943
  • Died: September 26, 2020
  • Location: South San Francisco, California

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

2 Park Road
Burlingame, CA 94010

Tel. (650) 342-6617

Tribute & Message From The Family

Pearl passed away peacefully on September 26, 2020 after a brief illness. She was 77 years old.

She was born on June 24, 1943 in San Diego and raised in San Francisco, California.

Married to Robert for 54 years, they raised their family as long-time residents of South San Francisco.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Rosa; sister Frances; and her loving son Michael Robert.

Survived by her sister Carolyn and her beloved daughters Kimi (Judd), Stacy (Adam) and grandchildren: Michael, Abigail, Matthew, and Nathan, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Pearl had many friends and coworkers at VWR Scientific in Brisbane, CA. She was fortunate enough to have spent many years working there including time alongside her niece, Vicky and daughter, Stacy.

Food was her greatest hobby and she enjoyed watching Food Network as much as cooking many different recipes. When visiting with her, you were guaranteed to be put to work in one of her aprons and fed a fabulous home cooked meal. Pearl was an amazing baker. Every year she spent many months preparing her Christmas cookie boxes to hand out. To be on the list for one of those boxes was like winning the lottery.

Pearl will be greatly missed but we can see her in Michael's impeccable printing, Matthew's reserved nature, and in Nate's cooking skills. Pearl loved the fact that her only granddaughter, Abby, and she shared a stubborn streak.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Pearl was Grandma Pearl to our kids when they were little. She will always hold a special place in our hearts. She always made us feel a welcomed part of the Masada Family. Our hearts go out to all of you. She was a unique, strong and loving lady. We have so many fond and special memories with her and all of you . She's now at peace with her beautiful boy she loved and missed dearly. Our love and prayers are with you. Mikayla and Anthony loved all there time spent with her. She showed them and us lots of love and care and yummy food of course. Mikayla's first baking set and apron and tea set was from Pearl. She was a a beautiful person. We are so so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Cynthia Penman - Sacramento, CA - Family Friend   October 17, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Pearl was a special lady.

Posted by Karrin McCasland - Plano, TX - Coworker   October 02, 2020

Pearl was a pleasure to work with and had many friends at VWR. We always looked forward to her famous chocolate chip cookies (they were the best ever). Rest in peace.

Posted by Barbara Jean Dentice - South San Francisco, CA - Coworker   October 02, 2020


My prayers and thoughts are with your family. Such a sweet friend and coworker

Posted by Lori Brennick - Daly city, CA - Coworker   October 02, 2020

Very sorry just heard. My condolences to the Masada family. It was pleasure for having her as a sister-in-law years ago.

Posted by Bill Delabahan' - San Jose, CA   October 02, 2020

Love you everyday dear sister

Posted by Carolyn Broderick - Wilton, CA - Sister   October 02, 2020

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