Peter James Katsumis
  • 89 years old
  • Date of birth:  May 1st, 1926
  • Place of birth:
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Date of passing:  November 3rd, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Sacramento, California, United States
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Peter Katsumis, 89, born on May 1st, 1926 and passed away on November 3rd, 2015. We will remember him forever.
Candle lit by  SMC SOA  on December 4th, 2015

On behalf of the 600+ members of the Sheriff's Office Association, we join Geneva, Bryan and Lori and the rest of their family in mourning the loss of Pete. We are saddened to learn of Pete’s passing and were proud to count him among our members. We knew Pete as a happy, warm and engaging man who always served as a role model to our newer members and those throughout the Sheriff's Office. He will be remembered as one who truly cared about others, especially the youth in our community. He embodied a hard working personal ethic and valued family above all else. Please accept our condolences and warm wishes for fond memories of Pete to comfort you and fill your days as you move forward.

Candle lit by  Thomas Mohr  on December 22nd, 2015

Pete was marvelous with every student and every faculty and staff at Cañada College where he served as Chief of Security for at least ten years. Loved by all for his concern for their safety and well being and for his friendliness and genuine interest in their overall well being. A wonderful human being who was the best you could be as a person and as a professional. T Mohr President Ret.

Candle lit by  Denise Swett  on December 25th, 2015

I had the good fortune of working with Pete as a new VPSS at Cañada College in 2001. He was a kind and caring man who had a great sense of humor and went above and beyond to ensure the safety and well-being of our campus community. He was patient with me as I learned the ropes of campus safety and security.  Denise Swett, VPSS, Foothill College (former VPSS @ Cañada)

Candle lit by  Martyns Kanu  on January 8th, 2016

I have known Pete since 1998 when I started working @ Cañada College in Redwood City CA. GREAT GUY…GREAT MAN… GREAT FRIEND!!!!How many of us can say that we are truly selfless? This is a precious part of love that has an individual constantly thinking about the lives of others over themselves. I know that I try to, but my own selfish wants and emotions take over not long after my morally infused ambitious efforts. Pete; was a perfect embodiment of a selfless human being.

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