William Charles Orr, 84 of Harbor City, passed away at home on January 11, 2013. He was born on August 17, 1928 to Harold and Gladys Orr, in Tekamah, Nebraska. William was the owner of Bill Orr's Trenching for 40 years. He was preceded in death... More
Published online on Jan. 15, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Frank Rodney Murillo Outzen February 3, 1985 - July 4, 2013 Frank Rodney Murillo Outzen succumbed to a congenital heart condition on July 4, 2013. It was the only time the condition kept him from living a life full of friends, family,... More
Published in Daily Breeze on July 9, 2013
Crystal Pagan, one of God's most precious angels, entered into heaven when she died suddenly and unexpectedly from complications of the influenza on March 25, 2013. Crystal was born to proud parents on June 1, 1974. She lived most of her life in... More
Published online on Mar. 27, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Carol S. (Ferges) Painter June 27, 1943 - August 21, 2012 Carol was born in Los Angeles California to George E. and Janet R. Ferges. Carol had a happy childhood with a large extended family and lived in the South Bay area her whole life. ... More
Published online on Aug. 23, 2012 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
MARIA GRISELDA "NENE" VILLASIS PASCUAL, age 66, passed away last Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10:20am in Harbor UCLA hospital in Los Angeles, California. She was suffering from cancer. Maria was born to Pablo and Estrella Pascual on April 18, 1947... More
Published online on Apr. 26, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Bessie May Pedigo Bessie May Pedigo, 69, of Lomita, passed away on May 14, 2013 in San Pedro. She was born on July 7, 1943 to Walter Ross and Thelma May Pedigo, in Lomita. Bessie was a life long resident of Lomita, and was living in her... More
Published in Daily Breeze on May 18, 2013
Marian Peer Marian Peer was born to Earl and Mary Jeffers on February 4, 1926 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and passed away on March 29, 2014 in Carson, CA. Marian is survived by her children, Charles (Marney) Morrill of Poterville, CA; Dianna... More
Published in Daily Breeze on Apr. 2, 2014
Gloria Cruz Perkins "Beautiful" Gloria Cruz Perkins was born January 3, 1935 & went to be with Lord on June 17, 2012. She was born in Springer, New Mexico, raised in Pueblo, Colorado & came to California in her early twenties & lived in Lomita... More
Published online on June 27, 2012 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Karen Petty Karen Petty, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend passed away peacefully on August 24, 2013 at her home in Torrance, California, at the age of 56 after a long and courageous battle with GI cancer. Proud of her... More
Published in Daily Breeze on Aug. 27, 2013
Gloria Lee Phillips Gloria Lee Phillips passed away Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the age of 75 with her family by her side in Lomita. She was born on April 13, 1938 in Wilmington, CA and lived most of her life in the Los Angeles area. Her... More
Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 20, 2013
Reverend Jack E. Pike of Torrance, passed away on July 21, 2012. He was born on February 5, 1940 to Ples Jewell & Euna Irene Pike in Danville, Arkansas. Jack was a Revenue Officer for the City of Torrance for 34 years. He also served as Associate... More
Published online on July 25, 2012 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Lucille Puerta Our beloved mother Lucy Puerta, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 20th at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Ava and Bill Rothwell. Born June 25, 1923 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she lived most of her life... More
Published in Daily Breeze from Apr. 24 to Apr. 26, 2014
Barbara Joan Rainey, 75 of Torrance, California, passed away on January 31, 2013. She was born on November 27, 1937 to Lloyd and Doris Long. Barbara is survived by her loving children, Nancy E. Hurley, David B. Rainey; sister Margaret Mason;... More
Published online on Feb. 2, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Howard W. Rathbun, 84 of Harbor City, passed away September 20, 2012 in Torrance. He was born March 3, 1928 to Lee & Ethel Rathbun in Belgrade, Nebraska. Howard was a Hydraulics Engineer in the aviation industry for 35 years. He is survived by... More
Published online on Sept. 24, 2012 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Paul Edward Robinson Paul Edward Robinson was born on January 18, 1927 in Los Angeles, California and passed away on June 27, 2014 in Torrance, California. Paul is survived by his loving wife of 61 years June; children Michael, Michelle, Mark Brett;... More
Published in Daily Breeze on July 10, 2014
Ronald H. Russell Passed away on July 31, 2013. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Veterans Administration Hospital, 11000 Wilshire Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA 90025 in Ron's name. A.M. Gamby Mortuary (310)... More
Published in Daily Breeze on Aug. 6, 2013
Nannette Saracco Nannette Saracco, 50-year resident of Torrance, has passed into her new beginning. She is survived by her mother, Mary Ruiz; her daughter, Stephanie Saracco-Reed; her son, Stephen Saracco II; her siblings, Robert Ruiz, Jaime Ruiz,... More
Published in Daily Breeze on July 20, 2014
June 14, 1946 - July 17, 2013 Celia Sawyer passed away on July 17, 2013 at her home in Harbor City. She was born in San Pedro California to Walter and Dorothy Sawyer on June 14, 1946. Celia was an administrator for the Los Angeles School District... More
Published in the Los Angeles Times on July 23, 2013
Born in Pinedale Az. to Elijah Thomas Jr. and Mary Ann Petersen, the 8th of 9 children. She graduated nursing school in Phoenix , AZ. class of 1942, then came to California to start her nursing career. She worked for North American Aviation, Dr.'s... More
Published online on Jan. 30, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
De Merrill Sharp a 63 year resident of Torrance, was born on April 5, 1924, in Monterey Park, California, to Genevieve and D. M. Sharp, and passed peacefully from this earth at home December 2, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. He was 88. ... More
Published online on Dec. 4, 2012 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Rose Marie Shay, a 44 year resident of Harbor City, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2012 in the company of family members. She was born November 25, 1921 in Saginaw, Michigan. Her proud parents Andrew and Anna had high expectations for their... More
Published online on Jan. 10, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Nellie L. Smith, 86 of Harbor City, passed away January 27, 2013. She was born on July 31, 1926 in Los Angeles, California to Roland and Daisy Mae Wallace. Nellie graduated from Torrance High School in 1944 and was a budget analyst for 33 years at... More
Published online on Jan. 31, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Carolina Soria, 63, passed away on November 8, 2012 in Carson. She was born on October 1, 1949 to Alberto & Paciencia Caayaman Sr. in Talisayan, Misamis, Oriental, Philippines. Carolina was a homemaker for 41 years. She is survived by her loving... More
Published online on Nov. 14, 2012 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Virginia Rae Spenceley, 92 passed away on March 9, 2013 in Torrance. She was born on August 11, 1920 to John and Mabel Rae Matchett in Brooklyn, New York. Virginia Rae was and Antique Dealer/Owner for over 43 years. She was preceded in death by... More
Published online on Mar. 21, 2013 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .
Soe Samuelu Tanuvasa passed away on December 3, 2012 in Compton. He was born on July 11, 1929 to Samuelu & Faitoatasi Tanuvasa in Samoa. Soe worked for Samoan Affairs for years. He is survived by his children, Misivisa Savasi Muggututia, Fetutasi... More
Published online on Dec. 11, 2012 courtesy of A.M. Gamby - Lomita .