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Joseph Buzzo '48
Posted 02/02/2018 11:23AM

Joseph Buzzo, resident of San Mateo, died peacefully at home Jan. 28, 2018. Born Nov. 1, 1930, in New Britain, Connecticut, Joe and his father moved to California after the death of his mother, whereupon he attended St. Vincent Home for Boys in Marin. Upon graduating, Joe attended St. Ignatius and received his MBA at the University of San Francisco.

Joe joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in El Paso, Texas. He then was employed by Bank of America for 35 years, where he met his wife, Carol. Together they had three children: Debbie (Forrest), Karen and Michael Buzzo and grandchildren: Jessica Hernandez, Jesse and Mataya Foster. Joe was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.

A funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at St. Gregory Catholic Church, 28th Avenue and Hacienda Street, San Mateo. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Vincent Home for Boys, 1 St. Vincent Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903.

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