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Paul Murphy Guggiana, of Downey, California died Sunday, October 21, 2012 in the Long Beach VA Hospital after a fight against cancer.
Paul was born in Downey, California, September 25, 1949, to Roland and Electa Guggiana. He was the youngest of 3 children. Paul lived in Downey all his life, going to school there and graduating from Earl Warren High School in 1968. He attended Long Beach State and was drafted into the Army where he served in Germany on a top secret mission. He was employed by Luckys and Albertsons for over 30 years and retired in 2004. He loved to spend time with his family, and when he wasn't working would attend any event that his children were involved in, ranging from girl/boy scouts, baseball games, city pageants, and track and cross country meets. He was also very creative and during Halloween would often be making costumes for his children and later his grandchildren.
Paul is survived by his wife of 35 years Shari, his daughter Shannon and her husband Darrin, his son Roland and his wife April, his son Robert, his daughter Robyn, his grandchildren Ella, Elisabeth, Logan and Misty and his sister Eleda.
Published: November 1, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 29