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Gloria Agnes Boynton

Passed away peacefully at her home on December 23, 2011 at the age of 98. She was born in Los Angeles, California on September 18, 1913 to James and Marie Sorensen. She attended schools in Los Angeles and Lomita. In the summer of 1928 the family moved to San Pedro. She graduated from San Pedro High School in June, 1930, followed by Business School. She was married to Captain H. K. Hansen, who after a lengthy illness, passed away in 1958. The maritime industry played an important part in all aspects of her life. She was employed in the industry for 47 years as a bookkeeper, secretary, and coordinator. After her retirement she married William H. Boynton, a mechanical engineer and inventor, who passed away in 1993. Gloria's activities included membership in the Women's Club of San Pedro, The Historical Society, Friday Morning Club, Friends of the Library and the Red Cross and she had an avid appreciation for the arts and literature. In her lifetime friends were appreciated, enjoyed, honored and loved. A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 6, 2012, 3:00 pm at Green Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of San Pedro. . Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits and share memories at www.mcnerneysmortuary.com.
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Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 2, 2012
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