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Ruth Lerian April 30, 1926 - July 31, 2018 Ruth Lerian passed away at the age of 92 peacefully at home surrounded by family and loved ones on July 31. Ruth was born in Woburn, MA, and she and her family moved to Los Angeles in 1936. She graduated from Fremont High in 1943 and in 1949 she married Fred Lerian and had her son, Steve in 1950, followed by her daughter, Susie in 1958. The family moved to Lakewood in 1954 where she lived in the same house for the past 64 years. They were married until his death in 1997. She worked for a number of companies as a secretary including McDonnell Douglas and for Kaiser Hospital in Bellflower for the final 17 years of her career. Ruth was preceded in death by her beloved parents Dertad and Sarah Tarpinian, husband Fred and brother Dick Turpin, and is survived by her children, Steve Lerian (Lori) and Susie Schultz (Steve), grandchildren Jason, Miranda and Rich, and many other loving family members and friends. Ruth was much admired by all, and was a kind and loving soul whose favorite activities were buying gifts for friends and family, sending cards for every conceivable occasion, and entertaining herself on her computer by keeping up with the news and activities of friends, and playing online games. She will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the or to the . Please sign the guest book at www.presstelegram.com/obits
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Aug. 4, 2018
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