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Nellie Santiago

September 15, 1920 - April 16, 2017


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Rudy Cardoza Ortega

November 16, 1942 - April 11, 2017

Beloved Husband and Father
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Gilberto Avila Sandoval

March 28, 1990 - April 10, 2017


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Raymond Traba Reynosa

June 20, 1944 - April 8, 2017


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Lorenzo Felipe Cano Jr.

May 1, 1937 - April 4, 2017

Beloved Father In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made in Mr. Cano's name to the Disabled American Veterans Organization https://www.dav.org/
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Micaela Mata Morales

April 13, 1924 - April 3, 2017

You are invited to celebrate the life of Micaela Morales, a dear mother, a devoted wife, a caring sister and a loyal friend.
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David Leroy Ycaza

December 9, 1965 - April 1, 2017


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Peter Esparza Medellin

June 2, 1938 - April 1, 2017

Beloved Father and Grandfather
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Jose P. Cardona

March 21, 1938 - April 1, 2017

Beloved Father and Grandpa
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Gilbert Gamboa Perez

November 29, 1949 - March 30, 2017

Gilbert Gamboa Perez On, March 30, 2017, Gilbert Perez, age 67, passed away surrounded by his loved ones, family and friends. He was truly a son of God with very strong faith. He was a true believer of Our Lord Jesus Christ. He was a craft technician III for aircraft jet fighters, F-16 and F-11, for Sierracin/Sylmar. In his 17 year career he invented a clamp which saved millions of dollars for...
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Robert John Feely

July 14, 1926 - March 30, 2017


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Lonnie Jackson Williams Jr.

June 26, 1925 - March 21, 2017

Our Beloved Tata
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Felix George Perez Jr.

February 21, 1949 - March 20, 2017

Beloved Husband, Brother, Uncle
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Nelson Louis Thomas

September 22, 1945 - March 10, 2017

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle
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Nathaniel Donato Garganta , Sr.

February 12, 1949 - February 19, 2017

Nathaniel Donato Garganta Sr. February 12, 1949 - February 19, 2017 Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. He will be greatly missed.
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Sandra Duran

December 19, 1974 - February 19, 2017


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Javier Rojas

February 17, 1946 - February 19, 2017

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Father-In-Law, Uncle, and Friend. Javier Rojas was called to his heavenly home peacefully in Mission Hills, CA on 2.19.17 at the age of 71. Javier Rojas is survived by his wife of 43 years, Josefina Rojas, 7 children, their spouses, 14 grandchildren and 9 siblings. Javier was born on 2.17.46 in Guadalajara, Jalisco to Jesus and Senorina...
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Agustina Soledad Millare

October 31, 1922 - February 19, 2017

Beloved Mother and Nanay
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Gloria Contreras Barajas

April 11, 1944 - February 16, 2017


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Ronald Patrick Colarossi

March 17, 1962 - February 8, 2017

Beloved Husband, Father, Son, Brother. Ronald Patrick Colarossi, 54, passed away from a long battle with cancer on February 8, 2017 in Mission Hills. Ron was born on March 17,1962 in Van Nuys. He was the fourth of six children. He was the owner of Trees N' Things in Chatsworth. Ron is survived by his wife of 26 years, Karla (Tripp) and their children Pauline (23) and Christopher (20), his father...
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Mike Soto Angeles

September 28, 1947 - February 6, 2017


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John H. Gasca

May 29, 1933 - February 4, 2017

John H. Gasca May 29, 1933 - February 4, 2017 Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to all. He will be greatly missed!
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Mary Simond Espinosa

July 25, 1927 - February 3, 2017

Mary Espinosa was born on July 25, 1927 and passed away on February 3, 2017 in the comfort of her own home in Arleta, CA. At the age of 19 she married the love of her life Reuben Espinosa Sr. and was happily married for 50 years. They were blessed with four children, Reuben Jr., Marina, Christina and Elena. Over the years, they were given the gift of nine Grandchildren, sixteen Great...
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Mary O. Garcia

January 27, 1924 - February 1, 2017

Beloved Aunt
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Andre Marc Pranga

May 2, 1990 - January 26, 2017

Andre Marc Pranga May 2, 1990 - January 26, 2017 Beloved son, brother and friend to all. He will be greatly missed.
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Gusberto Gus Rivera

August 28, 1988 - January 11, 2017

Beloved Son, Brother, Friend
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Nicolas Contreras

September 29, 1925 - January 10, 2017

Nicolas Contreras was born in Gómez Palacio, Durango, Mexico on September 29, 1925 to Nicolas Contreras and Socorro Avila. He immigrated to the United States in the 1940's, settling in Los Angeles. As a machinist, he owned his own shop and worked within the aerospace industry for years. Although he retired as a machinist in the 90s, his work ethic did not slow down as he would work in his garage...
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Norma Yutzey Ryals

June 10, 1921 - January 9, 2017

Beloved Mother
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Antonio Lepe Moran

October 23, 1963 - January 2, 2017


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Michelle Colleen Hughes

March 17, 1955 - December 28, 2016

Michelle Colleen Moon Michelle was born into this world on March 17th, 1955 at 11:44 AM at Physicians and Surgeons Hospital in Glendale, Ca. She was the daughter of Frederick and Marilyn Moon. She was married to Jeffery C. Hughes on July 23rd, 1988. Michelle worked as a cashier at Foothill Volkswagen in La Canada for 3 years where her husband worked as a mechanic for seven years. She is...
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Margaret Suzanne Arakawa

May 25, 1924 - December 26, 2016

Margaret Suzanne Restifo Arakawa, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died on December 26, 2016 of natural causes at home and surrounded by family in Arleta, Calif. She was 92. Born and raised in Washington D.C. to Thomas and Madeline Restifo, Margaret was the youngest of four children. She graduated from St. Patrick's Academy, in 1943. Her two brothers, John and Joseph, and...
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Michael Santos Cisneroz

November 1, 1945 - December 26, 2016

Michael was born on November 1, 1945 and joined our Lord on December 26, 2016. He attended San Fernando Elementary, Jr. High and High School. Michael served his country by joining the Army as a young man. He leaves three daughters - Virginia Sena, Caroline Rejkowski (Vince), Michele Seabaugh (Mark); three grandchildren - Josh Spence, Chloe Cisneroz, and Markie Seabaugh); and seven surviving...
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Elizabeth Joan Myers

September 3, 1933 - December 20, 2016

Joan Elizabeth Myers (Oder), 83 born September 3, 1933 departed her life for eternity on Monday December 20th 2016 at 12:45 am. Joan was born in Milton Kentucky and moved to the San Fernando Valley in Southern California in 1959. She was a wonderful mother and best friend to her 3 children Susan Myers, Greg Myers and Tammi Haney and was preceded by her youngest son David Myers who passed in...
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Teresa C. Guerra

May 6, 1932 - December 19, 2016

Our Cherished Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother
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Raul C. Torres

December 12, 1952 - November 25, 2016


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Michael Joseph Farrell

March 9, 1938 - October 16, 2016

Hon. Michael J. Farrell – He was born on March 9, 1938 in New York City, the son of Irish immigrants: Michael J. and Elizabeth (McQuade) Farrell. Michael completed fifth grade in the Bronx before the family moved to Los Angeles in 1948. Michael was a graduate of Loyola High School. He studied engineering for a year at Loyola University and then served in the California National Guard. He...
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Angelita Petra Avila

July 27, 1917 - October 13, 2016

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother
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Liza Sarah Maggio

December 28, 1978 - October 9, 2016

Beloved Wife, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend
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Lourdes L. Salazar

April 25, 1951 - October 2, 2016

Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Daughter, Sister, Friend
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Maria A. Lazabal

June 13, 1935 - September 26, 2016

Beloved Mother and Grandmother
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Clarice Leone Hayes

June 10, 1930 - September 21, 2016

Clarice Leone Hayes June 10, 1930 - September 21, 2016 Clarice Hayes, 86, former resident of Mission Hills, died peacefully in Castro Valley. Born to Karl and Elizabeth Krogman in Rice County, Minnesota. Clarice survived her husband, Duane "Bud" Hayes after 38 years of marriage. They raised a son and daughter in Glendale. Her time was filled with small jobs at her children's school, and...
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Miguel Benjamin Capote

March 31, 1927 - September 20, 2016

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather
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William F. Celello

August 24, 1926 - September 19, 2016

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather
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Bobby Chacon

November 28, 1951 - September 7, 2016

Bobby Chacon passed away on September 7th at the age of 64. Bobby was born on November 28, 1951 in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from San Fernando High School in 1969 and was a student at Cal State University Northridge when he began his boxing career in 1972. This is how he became known as "Schoolboy Bobby Chacon". Bobby turned professional in 1972 and won his first 19 fights. He...
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Regina Anne Murphy

May 29, 1969 - August 31, 2016

Beloved Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend
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Mary B. Heermann

May 3, 1925 - August 28, 2016

Beloved Mother and Nana
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Esperanza V. Juarez

March 21, 1928 - August 22, 2016

Esperanza V. Juarez March 21, 1928 - August 22, 2016 Loving mother, grandmother and friend to all. She will be greatly missed.
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Norma Fuentes Hernandez

January 18, 1944 - August 21, 2016

Norma Fuentes Hernandez January 18, 1944 - August 21, 2016 Loving mother, grandmother and friend to many. She will be greatly missed.
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Desmond Hoffmeister

March 23, 1960 - August 19, 2016

Loving Husband to Beverly, Father to Sherwyn, Candice, and Carmen, Daughter in law Kristina, Proud Grandfather to Kaden and Lela Pastor of the Granada Hills Baptist Church.
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George Leo Smith

April 12, 1923 - August 7, 2016

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather
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Leon Solmo

July 14, 1918 - August 2, 2016


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Bob Runningthunder

April 15, 1932 - August 1, 2016

Bob Runningthunder April 15, 1932 - August 1, 2016 Loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to many. He will be greatly missed.
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Kirk Edward Smets

February 7, 1965 - July 27, 2016

Beloved Husband and Father passed away on July 27th, 2016 at Henry Mayo Hospital in Valencia, California while surrounded by his family. Born February 7, 1965 in the San Fernando Valley, he was the son of Paul and Kathy Smets. Kirk was a devoted husband to his wife Tammy Lenora Smets and a loving father to his seven children Brook, Bailey, Breanna, Kirk II, Taylor, Hunter and Cheyenne Smets.
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Ernest S. Hernandez

December 28, 1931 - July 25, 2016

Ernest S. Hernandez entered into eternal peace on Monday, July 25, 2016, surrounded by his family. He was just four days away from celebrating his 60th year of marriage to his loving wife, Emma (Contreras). Ernest is also survived by his children, Steven (Chickey) Hernandez and Nancy Shamrock, his grandchildren Jacqueline and Chad Shamrock, his brothers Tranquilino and Alfred (Ruth), his sister...
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Mary Ann Thompson

October 21, 1933 - July 25, 2016

Beloved Mother, Grandmother and friend to many. She will be greatly missed. Flowers may be sent to St Bernadine of Siena Catholic Church on Saturday, July 30th at 9 AM or donations may be made in Mary's name to the American Heart Association. https://donatenow.heart.org/indexc.html
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Jennie L. Jaramillo

March 27, 1927 - July 24, 2016

Jennie was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed by all.
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Adolph Godinez Velasquez

December 30, 1927 - July 23, 2016

Adolph Velasquez passed away peacefully at his home in Valencia, CA on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Born in Fillmore, CA on December 30, 1927 to Pete Velasquez and Helen Godinez Velasquez. Graduated from Fillmore High School in 1946 and immediately enlisted in the United States Navy. He proudly served aboard the USS Tilefish until 1948. He graduated from Los Angeles City College and began working...
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Laura T. Gaffney Ford

September 25, 1955 - July 22, 2016

Beloved Wife and Mother In Lieu of flowers donations can be made in Laura's name to The Nancy Davis Foundation http://www.erasems.org/about/
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Fleeta Mae Milversted

December 3, 1923 - July 22, 2016

Fleeta Mae was born on December 3, 1923 in Monticello Kentucky, she passed on July 22, 2016. Fleeta was a long time resident of Sun Valley Calif. Fleeta moved to California in 1945 where she was to be married to Clifton Milversted on December 7, 1945. Her parents were Edd Gregory and Molly Smith-Gregory, her Brother was Quentin Roosevelt Gregory all of Kentucky. Fleeta had three children:...
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Alice Monica Pagel

September 6, 1936 - July 20, 2016

Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother
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Benjamin Villegas Dibene

May 4, 1932 - July 16, 2016

Survived by his Beloved Wife Beverly Dibene of 64 years, Daughters Evelyn and Esther, Sons Benjamin and Daniel, 21 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.
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Helga Anna Marrone

October 18, 1939 - July 2, 2016

Helga Anna Marrone October 18, 1939 - July 2, 2016 Beloved mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all.
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Lino J. Martin

September 23, 1922 - June 30, 2016

Lino Martin Jimenez 23 de Septiembre del 1922 - 30 de Junio del 2016 Querido esposo, padre, abuelo, y amigo.
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William Parra

January 29, 1949 - June 28, 2016


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Olga K. Bryan

July 11, 1926 - June 26, 2016

Olga K. Bryan R.N. passed away on June 26, 2016 in Canoga Park, CA. She was 89. Mrs. Bryan was born on July 11, 1926 in Chicago, Ilinois, the first child of Paul and Lydia Kornchuk. She graduated from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing with her RN in 1949 and subsequently from Northwestern University with her B.S.N. She married the late Dr. William J. Bryan in 1952. She was...
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Richard Thomas Clare

December 24, 1919 - June 6, 2016

Richard Thomas Clare December 24, 1919 - June 6, 2016 4500 Richard was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend to many. He will be greatly missed.
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Steven Joseph Vega

March 7, 1987 - June 4, 2016

Steven Joseph Vega March 7, 1987 - June 4, 2016 Steven was a loving son, brother, and friend to all. He will be greatly missed!
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Vincent Jesus Lopez

July 19, 1932 - May 25, 2016

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather
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Robert Alfred Hernandez

March 7, 1955 - May 13, 2016


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Efrain Alfaro

December 10, 1970 - April 29, 2016

Efrain Alfaro passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Efrain was born in Zacatecas, Mexico on December 10,1970 and lived most of his life in Los Angeles. He is survived by his loving wife, Carla and his five children, Alexis, Efrain, Emiliano, Klarissa and William. He is also survived by his mother, Petra, and his nine siblings, Tecla, Chilo, Jesus, Carmen,...
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John William Martin

February 5, 1936 - April 24, 2016

John William Martin February 5, 1936 - April 24, 2016 He was a kind, gentle, and thoughtful man with a deep capacity for love. He loved the Lord. John had the spirit of a 40 year old. He still dreamt of building a cabin in the woods. He wasn't ready.
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Juan Castillo Peralta

July 21, 1955 - April 21, 2016


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Gladys M. Gomez

March 6, 1922 - April 8, 2016

Gladys M. Gomez passed away peacefully at home with her children nearby. Born and raised in Texas, she and her husband Joe moved their family to California in the early 1950's settling in the San Fernando Valley by the mid 50's. Gladys is survived by her five children, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
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Robert Simon Adams

September 10, 1928 - April 6, 2016

Robert Simon Adams September 10, 1928 - April 6, 2016 Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. He will be greatly missed.
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Toyah Tyrone Crabtree

April 24, 1979 - April 4, 2016


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Robert Chavez

March 20, 1992 - March 26, 2016


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Anita A. Sanchez

May 4, 1918 - March 23, 2016


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Clarence L. Abrahamson

July 30, 1924 - March 17, 2016

Clarence L. Abrahamson July 30, 1924 - March 17, 2016 He was loved and will be missed by all.
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Daniel Villasenor Guerra

October 20, 1926 - March 13, 2016

Esposo y Querido Padre, Abuelo, y Bisabuelo
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Susan Louise Ciari

May 9, 1963 - March 5, 2016

Susan Louise Ciari Susan had 2 sons, Matthew and Tyler and a granddaughter Callee (age 4) She was born in Burbank on May 9, 1963 She went to James Monroe High School Susan was an accountant for the Motion Picture Industry Susan adored her mother Dorothy Susan has 5 brothers, Mark, Brian, Randy, Bobby & Mike and 1 sister, Cindy Susan loved her sons more than anything, and she loved to spend...
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Albert Trujillo

July 16, 1931 - March 5, 2016

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather
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George Vazquez Macias

September 6, 1946 - February 25, 2016

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather
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Michele Martinez Garcia

May 15, 1965 - February 24, 2016

Beloved Wife, Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Friend.
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Petra Morales

April 29, 1924 - February 21, 2016

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother
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Mary Alvera Dunbar

May 12, 1932 - February 21, 2016

Beloved Mother and Grandmother
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Socorro S. Gonzalez

February 24, 1921 - February 21, 2016

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother
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William Carew Williams

December 18, 1988 - February 11, 2016

William Carew Williams December 18, 1988 - February 11, 2016 He will be greatly missed by all!
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Henry A. Medellin

November 11, 1946 - February 9, 2016

Henry A. Medellin, November 11, 1946 - February 9, 2016 He was very loved and will be missed by all.
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Charles "Chuckie" Davis

June 18, 1967 - January 8, 2016

Charles "Chuckie" Davis 48 of Panorama City Ca., passed away peacefully on January 8, 2016. He lived an enriched life with wonderful friends and family that loved him very much. He was a free spirit that loved the WWE, Disneyland, Vegas and anxiously anticipated every holiday. He loved animals and was a long standing member of and made donations to "In Defense of Animals". He was part of the...
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Beryl Brady

August 29, 1933 - January 8, 2016

Beryl was born on August 29, 1933 and passed away on January 8, 2016. At the time of her passing, she was being visited and comforted at home by her loving family. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. Beryl was a resident of Granada Hills, California
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Helen Guadiana Silva

January 31, 1926 - December 31, 2015

Helen Guadiana Silva January 31, 1926 - December 31, 2015 Helen passed on to her eternal home to be reunited with her mother, Elena Serrano, her father Cayetano Guadiana, daughter Myra, son Ruben, and grandchildren Billy, Jeffery, and Kimberly. Helen leaves behind her loving husband, Avilio, her daughters Sally and Maria (Lulu), and her sons Mario, Avilio Jr., John, David, and Richard....
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Gerald Cogan

January 30, 1936 - December 11, 2015

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather
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Reggie Ricardo Lugo

January 14, 1953 - December 2, 2015


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Eleanor Sylvia Reid Ene

May 10, 1938 - December 2, 2015

Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and friend.
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Mercedes Sepulveda

September 19, 1928 - November 28, 2015

Mercedes Sepulveda aka Mom, Grandma, Nana, Tita and Granny was born on September 19, 1928 and passed away on November 28, 2015. She was raised and had most of her children in Baja California, Mexico but lived in the San Fernando Valley for over 49 years. She is survived by 10 children, 30 grandchildren, 61 great grandchildren and 10 great, great grandchildren. She was the widow of Aurelio...
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Bernabe Gil Valdez

January 8, 1961 - November 20, 2015

God saw you getting tired And the cure was not to be. So He put His arms around you And whispered, "Come to Me." With tearful eyes we watched you And saw you pass away. Although we loved you dearly We could not make you stay. That gold heart stopped beating Hard working hands at rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best!
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William M. Perry

August 13, 1931 - November 18, 2015

William Marion Perry August 13, 1931 - November 18, 2015 William "Bill" Perry was born in Rome, Georgia, on August 13, 1931. He was the 5th of 9 children born to Jefferson Davis Perry, Sr. and Elizabeth Mae Nichols Perry. After the death of his father when Bill was 14, and not being enamored of school, Bill convinced his mother to allow him to enlist in the Army in January, 1947. ...
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Michael Doherty

January 16, 1928 - November 13, 2015

Michael (Mickey) Doherty of North Hollywood passed away on Friday November 13, 2015. He was born January 16, 1928 in Clonmany, County Donegal Ireland. Mickey was the son of Daniel and Mary Doherty. He moved to the United States in 1949 and served honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War. He settled in the San Fernando Valley in 1965 and was the proprietor of Doherty's Tree...
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Gloria Santina Longo

November 1, 1931 - November 7, 2015

Mom was the best person I ever knew we loved each other with all our hearts and souls she was always there for everyone. I was so proud to be her daughter She accepted everything She taught me to laugh and love life I will love and miss her forever Thank you Angela Longo
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John Vasquez Arebalos

December 27, 1920 - November 3, 2015

John Vasquez Arebalos, 94, of San Fernando passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at his home. Born Dec. 27, 1920, in San Diego, CA, John was the son of Monica Nativida Vasquez Arebalos and Benino Arebalos. John was preceded in death by his wife Irene Helen Arebalos in 2001. John was proud of his service as a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and that he served honorably in...
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