Dora Mora Gafney
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Dora Mora Gafney was born June 28, 1925 at Pomona Valley Hospital. Raised by her father Albert B. Mora, Dora lived in Arcadia with her two sisters Vera and Virginia. After graduating from Monrovia, Arcadia, Duarte (aka) MAD High School in the winter of 1944, she attended Pasadena Business College. As a young woman during WWII, Dora joined the Marines for a short time before the war ended. Then in May 1949, she married Johnie A. Gafney and had a son, Stephen in 1953 where they resided in Monrovia most of their lives. Dora celebrated 56 years of marriage and retired from Ohio Casualty Insurance Company in 1990 after decades of service as an executive secretary. Dora was a talented seamstress and spent her leisure time between the pages of literature. Survived by her son Stephen and daughter-in-law Mary, grandsons Collin and Cameron of Highland California. Virginia Kazman of Ontario Canada also survives Dora. The family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimers Foundation.
There will be a viewing at Douglass Zook Chapel of Remembrance Funeral Home from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on February 14, 2013
Douglass Zook Chapel of Remembrance Funeral Home
Published in Pasadena Star-News on Feb. 12, 2013