Hastings House photos courtesy Linda Montalto Patterson
Hastings House photos courtesy Linda Montalto Patterson

Rev. Judith Malear, an ordained Interfaith Minister and notary public with San Mateo County, is a warm, creative, and inspirational wedding officiant. She uses her knowledge of many faiths and spiritual beliefs to assist you in creating a meaningful ceremony that fits your religious and spiritual beliefs and cultural heritage.

Rev. Judith has been performing customized ceremonies at oceanfront locales and other San Mateo Coastside and Bay Area locations for the past fifteen years.


Judith studies world religions and philosophies, and practices yoga pilates, and meditation. She has enjoyed two long-term happy marriages and has three children and six granddaughters.


Rev. Judith will provide you with a selection of ceremonies. If you wish, she can incorporate your beliefs, family traditions and cultural heritage into one of these ceremonies. She is also adept at creating memorable ceremonies that include each couple’s favorite passages, poetry, songs or rituals and can offer ideas for including children and pets in the ceremony.


Judith Dempsey Malear
Ordained Interfaith Minister / Notary Public

Phone: 650-515-8070