Theresa (Tessy) Schembri died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at the age of 98.
Wife of the late Joseph Schembri. She is survived by her devoted sisters Carmen Busuttil (Joe) of San Bruno and Mary Vella (the late Saviour) of Mosta, Malta and her children: MaryAnn Saisi (Bob), John Schembri (his late wife Judy), Victor Schembri and Charles Schembri (Lynda). Also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was born Aug. 1, 1915, in a house her father built in the Bayview district of San Francisco. She lived in San Francisco until 1964 when they moved to San Bruno. She retired from Schlage Lock Company after many years of service.
Family and friends are invited to visit after 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the Chapel of the Highlands, 194 Millwood Drive at El Camino Real in Millbrae. The funeral will then leave the chapel and proceed to St. Robert Catholic Church, 1380 Crystal Springs Road in San Bruno where the funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Committal will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to San Bruno Catholic Worker House, St. Robert’s Catholic Church or your favorite charity.