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Ellia M Deblois age 87 from Downey CA passed away on Aug 2, 2012 at the Artesia Christian Home. Born in Manila, Philippines on July 11, 1925, she married Billy W Witcher at the end of World War II and moved to the United States shortly thereafter. She leaves behind three children and their spouses Richard (Stella) Witcher, William (Gina) Witcher, and Kathy (Jim) Foster, along with four grandchildren Christen Siegel, Brian Witcher, Alyson Harr and Melissa Wade, and three great-grandchildren. She volunteered in the community of Downey for over 35 years. She was involved with the Downey Rose Float Association, Downey Regional Medical Center’s Gift Shop and her local church St Raymond’s. Mass/Funeral Services were held at St Raymond’s Catholic Church in Downey on Aug 9, 2012 at 10 AM, she is buried at Rose Hills Cemetery in the Trinity Lawn section.
Published: August 09, 2012 – Volume 11 – Issue 17