PATRICK JOSEPH CERELLA
Born September 29, 1921, in Medford, Massachusetts; Died April 18, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Patrick passed away at home, at age 91, due to natural causes. Preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Cerella, in 1991. A C.I.D. Agent in the U.S. Marine Corps. who served in World War II and the Korean War. After his service, Patrick was a private investigator and later became a LAUSD school security officer at Granada Hills High School. He lived in the San Fernando Valley from 1952 until 1999, when he moved to Las Vegas, where he lived until his death.
Patrick is survived by his sons, Jonathan and Dana; his grandson, Dalton; and granddaughter, Madison.
Private services will be held on June 15, 2013.
Published in Los Angeles Daily News on June 15, 2013