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Paul J. Trahan '43
Posted 02/01/2018 09:41AM

September 1, 1925 - January 22, 2018

Entered into rest in Millbrae on 1/22/18. A native of San Francisco, age 92. Survived by his wife and best friend of 50 years, Lilo; daughters Lisa Venezia and Jennifer Trahan, son-in-law Michael Venezia and grandchildren Dominic and Madeleine Venezia and Daniel and Jack Weinstein. Paul attended St. Cecilia's grammar school and St. Ignatius High School (Class of 1943), USF and Golden Gate University. Following service in the Army during WWII, he was employed by Crown Cork & Seal Co. for 11 years and the CA PUC for 31 years, retiring as Asst. Dir. Of the Trans. Div. A passion for music, he was a pianist who played with many local bands/musicians including Steve Sacco, Paul Desmond, Joe Dodge, Eddie Duran, Dick Saltzman, Tom Hart and Walt Tolleson.

A memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Dunstan Church. Donations in Paul's memory may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Dunstan Church, 1133 Broadway, Millbrae CA 94030.

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