Re: Your Corner Market - Your Market

11/05/06 - posted by Karyn Ann Bosso

There was (and still is) a little market in the middle of the block on 48th Avenue between Kirkham and Judah - it was called "Your Market" - back in the 60's and early 70's it was owned by George and Mary Totah. I used to go there after skating at the San Francisco Ice Arena in the next block, and then a bit later, my best friend Diane and I used to shop there - because Diane lived on the block Then, Mary Totah died, I think in the early 70's and George remarried, but I don't remember his second wife's name - she worked in the market too. And, George and Mary's son Joe Totah worked there as well. When I was about 12 years old, George caught Diane and I stealing candy bars - he knew Diane's parents - and he threatened to tell Diane's parents - but we cried, and begged and pleaded, and George was a sweet old softie, and so, he never told.

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