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“I send my deepest condolences to my cousins. Uncle Adolph was such a kind loving soul, always happy to see family and made us feel special. He will...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Tina Orduno Calderon - Pacoima, CA

“I knew Adolph through our Homeowners Association where he served on the Board for several years. He was always very giving of his time and effort so...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Jackie McMillen - Valencia, CA

“Our deepest condolences to the Velasquez Family. Our thoughts and prayers with you all. Adolph was our neighbor here in Valencia. I (Rose) enjoyed...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Rose Mistretta - Valencia, CA


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 for Lockheed Aircraft Corp. in 1951. He married Sarah Arteaga in 1952. They raised seven children in Sylmar, CA.

Adolph is survived by his children, Sandra Velasquez, Susan Zubia, Marlene (Joseph) Falcone, Christopher Paul Velasquez, Sharon (Wesley) Ellison, Marianne (Jesse) Molina; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents Adolfo and Buenaventura Godinez; infant son, Christopher Joseph; and son, Adolph Gerard, brother Michael Velasquez, sisters Josephine Flores, Rita Leon, and Son in law Robert Zubia. He was a loyal and loving husband and father who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Services: Rosary and viewing Wednesday, August 3, 2016 9:00 am-10:00 am at Utter McKinley Mortuary, 11071 Columbus Ave., Mission Hills, CA 91345. Funeral Mass 10:30 am at St. Ferdinand, 1109 Coronel St. San Fernando, CA 91340. Interment to follow at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, 11160 Stranwood Ave., Mission Hills, CA 91345.