Jean Arbelbide, age 63 years, died March 31, 2012.
He was a resident of San Mateo County for the last 42 years.
Son of the late Dominique Arbelbide and Marianne Harréguy; brother of the late Jean-Baptiste, Thérèse Indart and Marie Arbelbide; survived by Marie-Jeanne (Pierre Petoteguy), Pascal, Jean-Marie (Roseli), Louis (Marie-Claude), Geneviève (Michel Carricaburu) and Pierre (Agnès). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews here and in France.
Jean was a native of Helette, France who came to California in 1970. He was a member of the Basque Cultural Center of South San Francisco as well as the Ligue Henri IV. A self-employed gardener, he serviced residences and businesses in San Mateo County.
Family and friends may visit after 4 p.m. Friday, April 6 at the Chapel of the Highlands, El Camino Real at 194 Millwood Drive in Millbrae. A vigil service will begin at 7 pm. Interment will be in Helette, France.
The family appreciates donations to your favorite charity in lieu of flowers.