Obituary: James J. Schembri |

Obituary: James J. Schembri

Jan. 8, 1954 – July 13, 2013

James J. Schembri passed away peacefully on July 13, 2013 in Gardnerville, NV at the age of 59 years old. He grew up in Pacifica, CA, and moved to Gardnerville 13 years ago.

He is survived by his wife, Kim, they were married 36 years, and his daughter, Alison Schembri. He is also survived by his parents, James and Helen Schembri and his sisters, Theresa Menjivar and Mary Griggi (Michael) all of Pacifica, and many nieces and nephews; good friend, Danny Daciuk and his life long friend, Tony Borg.

He was a carpenter (Local 217 of San Mateo) by trade and a licensed General Contractor in Nevada (Sierra Ridge Construction). Jim was a long time Pacifica and San Francisco beach fisherman and an avid game bird hunter. He also enjoyed many years with his Uncle Ray Callejo drag racing, hot rod shows and the car culture for all of his life.

Services will be held on Monday July 22, 2013 at Duggan’s Serra Mortuary at 500 Westlake Ave, Daly City, CA at 3:00 p.m. visitation and 7:00 p.m. rosary. Tuesday July 23, 2013 at St. Peter’s Church 700 Oddstad Blvd, Pacifica, CA at 11:00 a.m. with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA.

A second memorial service will be held on Saturday July 27, 2013 with 10:00 a.m. visitation and a word service beginning at 11:00 a.m., at St. Gall Church 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV.