PEILA, Frances Dighera
Frances Dighera Peila, born to father Andrew and Frances Dighera in Del Agua, Colorado on April 7, 1912 and passed away on April 23, 2014 in Carlsbad, California. Raised in Los Angeles, CA. Married Tony Peila in 1928 and was married 76 years. Tony passed away in 2005 at the age of 101. They had three sons, Pete Peila and wife Josie of Las Vegas, Nevada, Andrew Peila and wife Shirley of Carlsbad, California and Anthony Peila and wife Ann of Whittier, California. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She taught knitting in Montebello and Whittier Adult Schools.
Published in Whittier Daily News on May 9, 2014