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Marie P. Aragon


1925 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Marie P. Aragon Obituary
February 26, 1925 - February 6, 2017 A loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles. An original "Rosie the Riveter" during World War II, she worked for Boeing Aircraft as a fuselage riveter on the P38 bomber. She achieved her career goal of becoming a nurse for the County of Los Angeles. She was the oldest person to complete the nursing program at the time of her graduation. She worked tirelessly for 25 years at the Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center in Downey. She was awarded employee of the year in 1991. Upon retirement, Marie volunteered at the information desk at Whittier Hospital for another 25 years. She also found time to volunteer twice a week at the La Habra Community Resources Care Center. She is survived by her son, grandson, great-grandson and great-granddaughter. A Catholic Mass will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 10am on February 24, 2017 in La Habra, followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2017
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