|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1912|
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 2011|
San Francisco County
Andrea Castaa White Bevien, 98, a resident of San Francisco, CA for fifty-nine years, departed this life on April 14, 2011.
Andrea, the daughter of Victorina Castaa and George White, was born on the island of Cebu in the Philippines on November 30, 1912.
She was married to the late Ret. Staff Sgt. Julian Erilla Bevien in 1935 in Fort Stotsenburg, Philippines. They resided at 157 Sadowa Street in San Francisco.
She was a survivor of the Bataan Death March and immigrated to the United States in 1951 with her children to join her husband. She graduated from Cebu High School and attended SF City College.
A dedicated Salvationist for over fifty-five years, Andrea volunteered at the Food Bank, Salvation Army Yerba Buena Corps until the end; and member of Home League, Salvation Army SSF. During the early years in the US, she was a member of the Geneva Avenue Methodist Church.
She was a devoted and active community person, working as a Cub Scout Den Mother; Bus and Yard Monitor at Sheridan School; and a Vista Volunteer as part of the Sheriff's Department Eviction Team. She was a talented seamstress/craftswoman and a very avid bowler, earning over 200 trophies.
She leaves to cherish her memory, six children: Charles (Iris) Bevien, Jess (Doris) Bevien, Glory (Samuel) Williams, Russell (the late Ellen) Bevien, Daniel (Janice) Bevien, and Arthur Bevien; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; seventeen grandchildren and great-grandchildren by marriage; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family in the US, Canada, the Middle East, Europe, and the Philippines who call her auntie, mommy/nanay, and grandma/Lola.
Funeral Services will be held at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Avenue, Daly City, CA. Viewing - Tuesday, April 19, 2011 from 3:00-9:00 p.m., with a brief prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services - Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.
Interment-Olivet Cemetery, Colma.
Published in the San Francisco Chronicle on April 18, 2011.
Julian Erilla Bevien (1902 - 1996)
Olivet Memorial Park
San Mateo County
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Apr 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68881154
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