Dorothy G. Zuban
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Dorothy passed away December 7, 2012 in San Pedro. She was born March 19, 1917 in Seattle, Washington and was a 93-year resident of San Pedro. Dorothy attended 15th St. School, Dana Jr. High School, Mary Star and San Pedro High School. She obtained her nursing degree at Queen of the Angels in Los Angeles and worked as a surgical and maternity nurse. At Immaculate Heart she earned her bachelor's degree and returned to San Pedro Hospital as a private duty and general duty nurse. She then joined the team at Harlan Shoemaker School for the physically handicapped children, where she taught and assisted doctors and families with assessments and the implementing of programs for the handicapped children. Her next calling was at Seymore Sellery where she continued her beloved nursing until she retired at age 70. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mary Zuban and sisters, Josephine and Loretta. She is survived by her nephews, Stephen Kovacevich, Peter (Donna) Bishop and Michael O'Connell; her niece, Mary Jo (Al) DeCrescenzo); and good friend, Trudy (Tony) Obuljen. The family would like to thank Dorothy's caregiver, Minda, for her wonderful help and support. Visitation will be on Friday, 5-7 p.m. at McNerney's Mortuary. A funeral mass will be offered on Saturday, December 15, 2012, 10:30 a.m. at Mary Star of the Sea Church. Interment will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits
Published in Daily Breeze from Dec. 12 to Dec. 14, 2012