Ireene Sotack Williams – age 90
Ireene Sotack Williams 7 July 2012 in San Francisco. She was born inHazelton, Pennsylvania in 1921, daughter of Nicholas and Ilona FasoulkaSotack. In 1940 she came to San Francisco to live with her sister Barbaraand brother-in-law, Harold Hand, M.D. (one of the ﬁve physician Handbrothers of San Francisco); she lived with them during World War IIand considered them her foster family. She was a proud Navy wife of 32 years, a talented artist, a woman of great beauty and impeccabletaste, and a loving mother.She lived in many parts of the world, including Taiwan, CampPendleton, CA, and Bethesda, MD before retiring to San Mateowhere she was active in St. Gregory’s parish and sang in the choir.She is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert MasseyWilliams, D.D.S. (Capt. USN, Ret.), daughter Judith Ann, sonChristopher James, ﬁve brothers, and six sisters. She is survived bysons Robert Massey (Mojave) and William Furlong (San Mateo), anddaughter Mary Frances Williams, Ph.D. (San Mateo). Rosary willbe 15 July at 4:00 PM at Sneider Sullivan and O’Connell’s. Funeralwill be at St. Gregory in San Mateo on Monday 16 July at 10:00 AM.Ireene will be honored by interment at Arlington National Cemetery.Donations may be made to the Semper Fi Fund.
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Construction tools,a generatorand an air compressor worth a total of $5,000was stolen from Avalon Foster City on MarlinAvenue before 8:24 a.m. Monday,July 9.
A man stole $500 worth of liquor and left in a rusty brown van fromSafeway on East Hillsdale Boulevard before5:42 p.m. Sunday,July 8.
A man was caught stealing babyformula before 4:19 p.m. Sunday,July 8.
. A man and woman werearrested for driving under the inﬂuence andpossession of Oxycontin and $1,000 afterappearing intoxicated at CVS/pharmacy onEast Hillsdale Boulevard before 11:47 a.m.Saturday,July 7.
. Fireworks use wasreported on Hudson Bay before 10:27 p.m.Thursday,July 5.
A man was arrested on awarrant from Santa Clara at Scott Drive andMarsh Road before 10:42 p.m. Sunday,July 8.
. A burglary was reported on the1100 block of Berkeley Avenue before 10:14p.m. Sunday,July 8.
. A person was cited for mari- juana possession on the 1000 block of MarshRoad before 10 p.m. Sunday,July 8.
. A man was arrested for drivingunder the inﬂuence at Madera Avenue and BayRoad before 6:48 p.m. Sunday,July 8.
. A man was cited for marijuanause on the 1200 block of El Camino Realbefore 1:54 a.m. Sunday,July 8.
. A man was arrested on the 1200block of Industrial Road before 2:59 p.m.Saturday,July 7.
. A burglary was reported on the 700block of Dartmouth Avenue before 10:15 p.m.Wednesday,July 4.
. Vandalism was reported on the1800 block of Eaton Avenue before 7:30p.m.Tuesday,July 3.
. A burglary was reported on the ﬁrstblock of Upland Avenue before 7:35 p.m.Monday,July 2.
There’s a lesson here
The window to a classroom was brokenand the room was ransacked on the 300block of 36th Avenue in San Mateo before11:09 a.m. Sunday,July 8.
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A methamphetamine dealer arrested aftercounty law enforcement swarmed a suspectedSan Carlos drug house so squalid a buildinginspector deemed it uninhabitable pleaded nocontest to a felony drug sales charge in returnfor no more than six months in jail.Edward Joseph Alves,48,of Redwood City,was originally charged with several counts butsettled his case rather than head to trial. Hewill be sentenced Oct. 12.Alves was one of three people arrested June1,2011 at a home on the 1500 block of Greenwood Avenue after police received sev-eral complaints last March about suspecteddrug dealing. Authorities found the three indi-viduals in the home along with a 5-year-oldchild,eight pit bulls and a signiﬁcant amountof animal waste. A San Carlos buildinginspector called to the scene condemned thehome.At one sale,house resident Sarah JaneDiLorenzo told the informant her crystalmethamphetamine source had not arrived.Shortly after,Alves report-edly appeared and placedan item in a dresser.DiLorenzo retrieved theitem and gave the inform-ant the requested drugs. Atanother,DiLorenzo’s 5-year-old daughter waspresent at the sale.On June 1,2011,theinformant asked for moremethamphetamine and drug agents watchingthe home reported seeing Alves visit brieﬂy.The agents pulled Alves over and reportedﬁnding in his truck two ounces of metham-phetamine. A search of the GreenwoodAvenue home turned up methamphetamine,packing materials,pay-owe sheets and salesparaphernalia.DiLorenzo,26,pleaded no contest to felonymethamphetamine sales and misdemeanorchild endangerment charges and was sen-tenced to six months jail.Alves is free from custody on a $80,000bond pending sentencing.
Drug dealer arrested atsqualid house takes deal