Harry Depp


Mr. Harry James Depp of Mission Hills passed away at home after a long battle with the medical complications of metastatic breast cancer on January 30, 2013 at 9:08 in the morning. He was born on March 1, 1924 in Punxatawney, Pennsylvania.

His three children, Dr. Mary Beth Blackett, Mrs. Nancy Blackwood, and Mr. Richard James Depp, and their spouses, survive Mr. Depp, as do seven of his nine grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren. A 10 year-old granddaughter, Aimee, preceded him to Heaven in 1982, and a 16 year-old grandson, Ryan, in 2010. Mr. Depp's adored wife, Mary, succumbed to the consequences of a major stroke in 2004.

A Rosary in thanksgiving for the life of Mr. Harry Depp will take place at J.T. Oswald Mortuary, 1001 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando, CA 91340, on Friday, February 1, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of the Resurrection for Mr. Depp will be celebrated in the main Chapel at Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana, 15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd., Mission Hills, CA 91345, on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. Mr. Depp will be interred with his beloved wife, Mary, at Rosecrans National Cemetery, Cabrillo Memorial Dr., San Diego, CA 92106. In lieu of flowers, Mr. Depp would like donations sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to The Mission San Fernando Restoration Fund, at the address above.
Directors (818) 361-6283

Funeral Home

Funeraria del Angel J.T. Oswald
1001 North Maclay San Fernando, CA 91340
(818) 361-6283

Published in Los Angeles Daily News on Jan. 31, 2013