Into the arms of his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at his daughter Valerie’s home in Santa Rosa, surrounded by his loved ones. Aged 95 years. Devoted husband and loving companion of 58 years to Dody who pre-deceased him in 2005. Adored and proud father to Barbara Rommel (deceased), Valerie Marota, Nicole Walker (Jerry); loving grandfather to Nicholas Nicolini (Kristy), Giovanna Imbimbo (Dante), Jennifer Maxwell (Jeff), Natalie Sapeta, Joey Rommel and most cherished “Pa” to Mario Nicolini; 5 great-grandchildren plus 1 more in July; loving brother to Cecilia Cadelago, Sal Marota and Fred Marota (Liz); also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Nick was born in the heart of North Beach on Kearny and Green on January 19, 1923 to Ferdinando and Theresa Marota. Graduate of Galileo ‘41. He served proudly in the US Coast Guard aboard the USS Cambria. He was one of San Francisco’s Finest serving the City he loved for 25 years. Member of VFW-SSF #4103, SFPD Widows and Orphans, and Retired SF Police Officers Association. We will miss your endless stories. Rosary Tuesday, May 29 at 7pm, HALSTED N. GRAY - CAREW & ENGLISH, 1123 Sutter, San Francisco. Funeral Mass Wednesday, May 30, Church of the Epiphany, 827 Vienna, San Francisco. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospice or SFPD Widows and Orphans.