Goodbody Mortuary

5027 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA


Emily Catherine DeCesare

April 21, 1939March 8, 2020

Emily Catherine DeCesare, age 80, of Coronado, California passed away on Sunday March 8, 2020. Emily was born April 21, 1939 in Virginia.

A rosary for Emily will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Sacred Heart Church, 655 C Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118. A mass will occur Friday, March 13, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, 655 C Ave., Coronado, CA 92118. A burial will occur at Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum, 4470 Hilltop Dr, San Diego, California 92102.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.goodbodymortuary.com for the DeCesare family.


  • Rosary Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Mass Friday, March 13, 2020


Emily Catherine DeCesare

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Mary Vincent

March 12, 2020

Sincere condolences from my sister, Michelle Boyer Avinger, and me, Mary Boyer Vincent. We are the daughters of Mary Emily Urbany Boyer. She was Emily's cousin. My grandmother was Emily Catherine Haltigan Urbany Plaehn. Attached is a photo of my mother and Emily in July of 1942.

We feel great sorrow for your loss, and hope you can take comfort in knowing that we are thinking of you.