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John A. Catling


1943 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
John A. Catling Obituary
April 23, 1943 - May 12, 2017 John Catling peacefully passed away on May 12, 2017, at the age of 74 due to severe respiratory issues. He was surrounded by loving family and friends during his final moments. John spent most of his life residing in the Whittier and La Mirada areas. Prior to retirement, John worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 46 years as an Engineer running freight locomotives. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. John is survived by his daughter Alex, stepchildren Michael and Mary, sister Sondra, nieces Kelly and Cheryl, nephew Dennis, dear friend Steve and many more beloved friends. His hobbies included survival skills, deep sea fishing and following baseball. He was always busy with various projects that bettered himself and those he loved. Those who spent time with John were captivated by his charm and witty sense of humor. Those who knew of John are welcomed to attend a memorial service on Saturday, May 27th, at the La Mirada United Methodist Church at 12:00pm.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on May 24, 2017
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