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Mary Jean Diagostine

Jean Diagostine passed away in the early morning hours of January 6, 2012 in the TCC at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance, CA. She had made a home for her family in Torrance for more than fifty-five years. After her beloved husband Leo died in 1966, Jean who did not possess a driver's license at the time was left with the daunting task of raising her three young children alone - and never re-married. She worked at the Sears store in Torrance in the credit department, and then at Xerox Corporation as an administrative aide until her retirement in 1998. Jean was a long time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Redondo Beach where she held the position of treasurer for several years. She was also an active member of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League and devoted her time to the Lutheran Braille Workers. She is survived by her daughters, Melanie and Candace and son, Matthew. Also, she leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Brendan, Stephanie, Madison and Nick and great-grandchildren, Ava and Ethan. Born August 23, 1927 in Merrill, Wisconsin, Jean was 84 years of age. A service was held at her church on January 10 and she was laid to rest at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the .
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 18, 2012
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