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Frank Lozica
Feb. 16, 1936 - Jan. 19, 2022 Frank Lozica of San Pedro, CA, died at home peacefully. Born in Lumbarda, Korcula, Croatia, Frank was the second of five children. At 18, he escaped to Italy, worked in Canada, then came to live in San Pedro. In 1964, he met Marica Matulic in San Pedro... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 22, 2022.
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Simone Woods-Davis
May 29th 1945 - Dec 1 2021 Simone Lillyan Woods-Davis 76, went to Heaven on December 1, 2021, in Gardena, California surrounded by her loving family. Simone was born on May 29th, 1945, in San Pedro and grew up in Gardena. After raising her children in Gardena, she moved to Morongo... Read More
Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 21, 2022.
Joseph “Joe” Czuleger
Joseph "Joe" Czuleger Jul 22, 1926 - Dec 26, 2021 Joseph "Joe" Czuleger passed away at the age 95, on December 26, 2021, in Redondo Beach, California. He was born July 22, 1926 in Dallas, Pennsylvania while his parents were visiting relatives. Joe lived one heck of a life during his... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 21, 2022.
John M. Kellam
January 11, 2022 Avid traveler and retired professor and aerospace engineer John "Jack" Kellam passed away unexpectedly on January 11, 2022 at the age of 88 during a minor medical procedure. He completed his Bachelor's degree at Purdue University, his Master's at Ohio State and earned... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 21, 2022.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
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Alvin Lowi Jr.
July 21 1929 - December 17 2021 Alvin Lowi Jr., long-time resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, died peacefully at home on December 17th at age 92. He was born in Gadsden, Alabama on July 21, 1929 to Alvin R. Lowi and Janice Haas Lowi and attended Gadsden public schools. Alvin matriculated... Read More
Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 20, 2022.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Lewis “Griff” Griffin
Lewis "Griff" Griffin Mar 8, 1932 - Dec 10, 2021 Lewis Martin "Griff" Griffin was born on March 8, 1932 in Dalhart, Texas and passed away on December 10, 2021 in Torrance, California. He graduated from Grand Junction High School and attended Mesa Junior College, New Mexico University... Read More
Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions- Rice Center
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 19, 2022.
Austin Edward Woodfin Jr.
April 17, 1943 - November 24, 2021 Friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Life event for Mr. Austin Woodfin Jr. Email [email protected] for details. Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 19, 2022.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Nancy Dale
3-4-36 - 1-11-22 Nancy Lee Dale, a resident of Rolling Hills Estates for 59 years, passed away January 11 at the age of 85. She was born in Franklin, New Jersey on March 4, 1936 to Thomas and Helen Sullivan and had an older sister, Margaret (Guzinski-deceased). Her father was a Coast... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 18, 2022.
Charles Frank
1932 - 12/28/2021 Charles Joseph Frank, age 89 of Redondo Beach, passed away at his home December 28, 2021. He was born in Belfield, North Dakota to Michael and Magdalena Frank. Charlie was the youngest child in a farming family of 15 children. Charlie decided the farm life wasn't... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 18, 2022.
Therese Roitsch
Dec 27, 1938 - Jan 7, 2022 Therese A. Roitsch, 83, of Torrance, CA passed away peacefully at home on Friday January 7, 2022. Beloved sister of Nancy Sites and John De Munck. Cherished aunt to Suzanne Durkin, Chris De Munck, and Eric Sites. She is preceded in death by her dear husband... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 18, 2022.
Alice E. Saffell
Alice E Saffell, age 89, passed away on January 5, 2022 in Torrance, CA. Born to Raymond Lomaz Hernandez and Bertha Copper in May of 1932. Our mother was predeceased by her siblings, Bertha Durmanich, Ray Hernandez, Jr, Leonard Hernandez, Terry Illizaturri, Carlos Hernandez, Paul... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 18, 2022.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Jacquelyn DeLong
June 17, 1938 - January 8, 2022 Jacquelyn DeLong, a resident of Torrance, CA for 65 years returned to her Heavenly Home on January 8. Jackie was born June 17, 1938 in Cook County, IL to William and Lucille Rogers of Oak Park, IL. She spent her pre-teen years living outside of Chicago... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 17, 2022.
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Helen Colston
1929 - 12-18-2021 Helen Lorraine Colston was called home to our Lord December 18, 2021. She was 92. Born in 1929 to Herb and Ruby Harris in Redlands California "Lorraine" to all that knew her leaves here after a lifetime of serving. Lorraine married John Colston in 1955 "til death... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 16, 2022.
John Cruz Lujan Sr.
Nov. 24, 1935 - Dec. 13, 2021 John Cruz Lujan, Sr. age 86 of Carson, California passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. The eldest son of Francisca Mendoza Lujan and Julian N. Lujan, was born on November 24, 1935, in Redondo Beach and was raised in Redondo and Hermosa... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 16, 2022.
Marty Powell
January 20, 1928 - December 14, 2021 Marty Louise Powell of Rancho Palos Verdes passed away on December 14, 2021 at home. She was born January 20, 1928 in Long Beach, California. She was a life long resident of California. Marty started her working carrier as a roll skate girl at... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 16, 2022.
Colonel Robert Rauch (Bob)
Colonel Robert (Bob) Rauch August 23, 1932 - December 23, 2021 Bob was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the Great Depression. When he was 11 years old he got a job delivering newspapers and was paid 1/2 cent per paper which yielded 20 cents a day. In his teenage years he worked... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 16, 2022.
Marcia Sullivan
6-3-1946 - 11-2-2021 Marcia Louise Sullivan passed away on November 2, 2021. The family would like to thank everyone who took care of her at UK Medical Center, especially the Markey Cancer Center Team. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Bluegrass Hospice Care... Read More
Harrod Brothers Funeral Home
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 16, 2022.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Darren Mark Neal
Our beloved Lt. Cmdr. Darren Mark Neal of Phoenix, Arizona, departed this world on October 10 at the age of 61. He will be remembered as a faithful and loving husband and a father who cherished his children dearly he worked diligently to give them a better life than what he experienced... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 15, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
William T. "Billy" Soto
June 9, 1928 - January 5, 2022 Billy passed away at the age of 94. He is preceded in death by wife, Alice C. Soto and son William T. Soto Jr. He is survived by one son and three daughters. Billy served in the U.S.M.C. and is a Korean War survivor. Funeraria Del Angel Wilmington 310-834-8531... Read More
Funeraria Del Angel Wilmington
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Debra Ann Garza
Debra Ann Garza was born May 30, 1960 in Hermosa Beach, California and passed away on December 28, 2021 at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut after a very courageous battle with chronic health issues. A former resident of Torrance, Debra worked in the IT field for 25... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 13, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
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Norma Bates
June 19, 1923 - Dec 31, 2021 Norma Vesta Bates, a resident of Torrance, California for 64 years, passed away December 31, 2021 at the age of 98. She was born in Ellicott, Colorado June 19, 1923 to Poole and Rhoda Johnson and was the eldest of three girls. Norma met Billy Bates and... Read More
Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions- Rice Center
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 11, 2022.
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Mary Angeline Bobic
May 17, 1924 - Dec. 19, 2021 Mary Angeline Bobic was born May 17, 1924 in East Chicago Indiana. She was the middle child of three children (elder sister Elizabeth and younger brother Marion) born to Jacob and Simica Rokov. After her family moved to San Pedro she graduated from Dana... Read More
Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 11, 2022.
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John Cowley
May 10, 1950 - December 2, 2021 John Lawrence Cowley, age 71, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Redondo Beach, Calif., on December 2, 2021. John was born on May 10, 1950, in Trenton, N.J. to Margaret and Thomas Cowley. He graduated from Ewing High School in 1969 and served in... Read More
Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 11, 2022.
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Shan Carico Freeman
Suzanne Duis Carico Freeman, who was known to family and friends as "Shan," passed away peacefully on December 12, 2021, in Torrance, California. She was 87 years old. She is survived by her two sons, David Duis Carico and Christopher Daniel Carico, five grandchildren including David's... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 9, 2022.
Lyle David Johnson
In Loving Memory of Lyle David Johnson The son of Barbara and Lyle Johnson, brother to Norman and Kathryn Johnson, and uncle to Kathryn Cheyann and Crystal Lynn Johnson. Dave was born March 14, 1949 in San Diego, but grew up and lived in Hawthorne, California. Dave was a talented... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 9, 2022.
William John Keck
Oct. 11, 1922 - Dec. 28, 2021 William John Keck was born in Everett, Massachusetts to Anna Maria Drozdzik and Joseph Bruno Keck, each originally from Poland. He moved to Avon as a child where he began his education. Playing baseball was a favorite pastime. After graduation from Hyde... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 9, 2022.
John McCorkell
John G. McCorkell passed away March 2, 2021 as the result of a medical condition exacerbated by his personal battle with COVID-19 and the on-going effects from that prior illness. He was 65 years old. John was born and raised in San Pedro, California and graduated from San Pedro High... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 9, 2022.
Mardine Powell
The world lost a smart, kind, and funny lady recently. Mardine Faye Powell, Scotts Valley resident and former Hawthorne resident, passed away peacefully in her apartment, on December 5, 2021. Born March 3, 1926 in Sutherland, Nebraska, to Harold and Alice Widner, Mardine and family... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 9, 2022.
Samuel Reece
June 27, 1952 - Dec. 8, 2021 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Samuel Reece. Sam was born in Wilmington, CA, where he was a Straight-A student at Banning High School. Sam was the Student Body President and excelled at football and baseball. Sam graduated from Claremont... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 9, 2022.
Saturday, January 8, 2022
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Christine Ellen Lawrence
12 January 1935 - 10 December 2021 With a mix of grief and joy, we announce the passing of our beloved Mother and Grandmother, who passed peacefully in her sleep at the age of 86 on December 10, 2021. We experience grief having lost the center of our family, but joy, in knowing that... Read More
Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 8, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Carmen Arnado
December 1, 1940 - December 11, 2021 Carmelita "Carmen" Arnado, 81, of Lakewood CA, passed away on December 11, 2021. She was born to the late Mercedo and Carolina Arnado on December 1, 1940, in Corregidor, Philippines. She moved to the U.S. at age 5 with her family, and through the... Read More
Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions- White & Day Center
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 7, 2022.
Thursday, January 6, 2022
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Christopher Anderson
Oct 12, 1951 - Dec 10, 2021 Christopher (Chris) Anderson died unexpectedly on Friday, December 10, 2021 at his home. He was 70 years old. Chris was born on October 12, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA to William B. (deceased) and Patricia Anderson. Chris graduated from Redondo Union High School... Read More
Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions- Rice Center
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 6, 2022.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Edward Giddens
09-19-1948 - 12-06-2021 Edward Giddens passed away on December 6th, 2021. He is survived by his spouse Beatriz Giddens, sister Carol Giddens Knight, brother Larry Giddens and his children Shawn, Shannon and Stacy. His Memorial service will be held at Baptist Church of Redondo Hills... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 5, 2022.
Vincent Pirozzi
July 16, 1941 - December 20, 2021 VINCENT CARMEN PIROZZI passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 20, 2021, at the age of 80. He was born on July 16, 1941, in San Pedro, CA, as the son of Umberto and Annie Pirozzi. Vince graduated from Mary Star High School, Class... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 5, 2022.
Sunday, January 2, 2022
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Michael Falvey
June 2, 1947 - December 9, 2021 Michael Paul Falvey, M.D. a renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon, age 74, died on December 9, 2021, surrounded by his loving family at home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. Dr. Falvey was born on June 2, 1947, in Tucson, Arizona to parents... Read More
Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions- White & Day Center
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 2, 2022.
Bill Boysen
Long time San Pedro resident Bill Boysen passed away December 8th. He was a kind, gracious, and hard-working person who loved his family. A devoted husband to his wife, Ruth, he was committed to their marriage and showed the true meaning of love. His sons, Eric and Andrew, always... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 2, 2022.
Frank Lawrence Gill
May 7, 1937 - Nov. 24, 2021 Frank Lawrence Gill passed away on November 24, 2021 peacefully at his home with family by his side his last few days. Frank is survived by his 3 daughters, 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his wife, Sally. Frank was born... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 2, 2022.
Saturday, January 1, 2022
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Nancy Ambrosi (Di Leva)
Nancy (Di Leva) Ambrosi 07/17/1937 - 12/24/2021 Nancy (Di Leva) Ambrosi, loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, peacefully passed into eternal life on Friday, December 24th at the home of her daughter Christy in San Pedro, CA. Nancy was born to Salvatore and Maria Christina... Read More
McNerney's Mortuary - San Pedro
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 1, 2022.
Frank Brigantino
December 10, 1945 - December16, 2021 Frank Tom Brigantino, will be greatly missed by family and friends. Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 1, 2022.
Friday, December 31, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Donald Lee "Tank" Bark
Oct. 4, 1924 - Dec. 19, 2021 Donald was born October 4, 1924 in San Pedro, CA to Cova Spiers and Eugene Bark. He passed away December 19, 2021 in Torrance, CA. He was married to Sandra Jane Swartz in Las Vegas, NV in 1957. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, brother... Read More
McNerney's Mortuary - San Pedro
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 31, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Susan J. Madigan
09/06/2021 - 12/25/2021 Susan J. Madigan, 95, passed away on Christmas Day at home. She leaves behind her daughter Elizabeth (Liz) Madigan-Whalen (Shawn), and her granddaughters Delaney Madigan Whalen and Sadies Estella Yanes. She was preceded in death by husband Jack and son John... Read More
McNerney's Mortuary - San Pedro
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 31, 2021.
Bob George Robert Sanborn
3 Feb 1928 - 10 Oct 2020 A Los Angeles native, as a teenager, Bob delivered ice to homes where skyscrapers now stand. During WWll, he enlisted in the Army Air Corp and was sent to protect the Panama Canal. Meeting at El Camino College and working Ski Patrol together, he married... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 31, 2021.
Jean Parks
77, of Manhattan Beach, CA, died Dec. 19, 2021. Jean was a loving mother and active member of the community. She is survived by her children: Michelle McLaughlin (Chris) and George Montague (Nan Dreher); stepson: Roark Parks (Lidia); brother: Ernest Lamoureux (Laura); six grandchildren... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 31, 2021.
Winnie Despol Shea
4/27/1931 - 12/20/2021 Winnie Shea passed away peacefully, at home, December 20, 2021, with her family at her side. She was a lifelong resident of San Pedro and was very proud to be a member of the San Pedro community. In particular, she enjoyed social occassions with family and friends... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 31, 2021.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Rosa Scotto di Palumbo
04/30/1930 - 12/24/2021 Rosa Scotto di Palumbo was born April 30, 1930 in Ischia, Italy and passed away on December 24, 2021 at the age of 91. Rosa immigrated to the United States in 1947 with her mom, brother and sister to meet up with her father who was already here in San Pedro... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 30, 2021.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Robert "Bob" Hatakeyama
Robert "Bob" Hatakeyama passed away peacefully on December 11, 2021 surrounded by family at his home in Torrance, California at the age of 80. Bob was born in Hilo, Hawaii on February 2, 1941 to Paul and Satoe Hatakeyama. He graduated from Punahou High School in 1959 as a star baseball... Read More
Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 29, 2021.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Greg Stewart
September 14, 1953 - December 14, 2021 Greg passed away on December 14, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was 68 years old. He is survived by his wife Mary, daughter Haley, son Collin, and sister Tracy Stewart-Rackemann (Jason). His parents were Raymond and Margaret Stewart. Greg... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 28, 2021.
Monday, December 27, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Ophelia Nava
Jan. 7, 1935 - Dec. 12, 2021 Please join us in celebrating the life of Ophelia Nava at McNerney's Mortuary. Visitation will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, December 28th, 2021 at 4pm followed by a Rosary at 7pm. A Mass will be held the next day Wednesday, December 29th at 1pm at... Read More
McNerney's Mortuary - San Pedro
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 27, 2021.
Sunday, December 26, 2021
David Stephen Patterson
May 24, 1942 - December 10, 2021 David Patterson, age 79, passed away in a hospital near his home in Flagstaff, Arizona, from complications due to lung cancer, discovered in late September 2021. Prior to the discovery he and his beloved wife Deborah had embarked on a trip to France... Read More
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 26, 2021.
Priscilla Goodale Regur
May 28, 1943 - Dec. 16, 2021 Priscilla Goodale Regur, 78, died on Thursday, December 16, 2021, in Shreveport, Louisiana surrounded by her family. Born Priscilla Anne Goodale in Phoenix, Arizona, she was a graduate of Yuma High School (Class of '61). As a child growing up in Arizona... Read More
Osborn Funeral Home - Shreveport
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 26, 2021.
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