Sam DeMare

Sam DeMare


Navy WWII Veteran.

Survived by loving wife, Bernadette A.; daughters: Janice Peitzmeier (Dan), Donna Thilgen (Bob) and Carol Welch; son, Daryl Grimm; five granddaughters; eight greats; sisters, Frances Dunn and Julie Svec (Dennis).

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Sunday, November 15th from 4pm to 6pm, at the West Center Chapel followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 6pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, November 16th, 10:30am, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church (15353 Pacific St.)  INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post 1.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Wenceslaus Building Fund.

To view a live broadcast of the Vigil, Mass and Graveside Services, go to and click the “View Live Service” button on the homepage.





  • Phylis A. (Spoto) Whitesel Posted November 14, 2020 5:48 pm

    I am Mary Ann (Carlin) Spoto’s daughter who was Sam’s cousin. Sam’s mom and my grandmother were sisters. I am sorry to hear of his death and on behalf of my husband and children send our condolences.

  • Tom and Teri Cambron Posted November 16, 2020 11:35 am

    We are so sorry we could not be there. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Frances Dunn/Kathy Deal Posted November 16, 2020 7:44 pm

    So sorry we were unable to attend. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • Jerry and Sandy Petty Posted November 18, 2020 11:02 pm

    We are so sorry we could not attend the services – our prayers are with you and your family. We have good memories sharing meals and playing cards and games with you both. God Bless.

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