Harriet Wadsworth (Hobart) Littlewood

October 21, 1917 - September 23, 2018

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Harriet Littlewood of Downey met with her Lord one month shy of her 101st birthday on September 23, 2018. She passed peacefully at her home of 60 years surrounded by family.

Born October 21, 1917, Harriet was raised in Roscoe, Illinois along with eight siblings, seven whom grew into adulthood. She was born into humble beginnings that she fondly remembered as an idyllic time of life and often reminisced about sweeter less-complicated times. Harriet married Raymond Littlewood in 1938 at 21 years old and traveled with him to California three times before settling in Downey in 1953. She gave birth to identical triplet sons, a daughter, and then identical twin daughters.

She lived her life with a strong belief and love for Jesus and very much wanted everyone she met to share that zest and conviction. Harriet had an amazing gift of memory. She kept in touch with her large extended family and dear friends on every occasion. Harriet told stories of her life with vivid detail as if she were there in the moment. She never stopped learning while pursuing myriad ways to express her artistic talents.

Harriet had a pure childlike heart, and although sometimes ornery, did her best to be helpful wherever and however she could. Harriet worked hard throughout her life to provide for her family by selling Avon, Sarah Coventry, Amway, and by taking odd jobs such as a lunch yard-duty at Rio Hondo Elementary School and as nighttime baby-sitter at Del Rio Lanes bowling alley. She loved working with kids. Harriet volunteered at her local polling venue for over twenty years. But the job she loved most was actual yard work. Attributing her love of all things green from working alongside her father and siblings in his garden.

Living a 100 plus life means that she has lived through many major U.S and world events. Three of her siblings served in WW2, each serving in different branches. As a 10-year-old her family gathered around the radio and heard an announcement that Lindbergh would be flying his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, from St. Louis, Missouri to over Forest Park, Illinois. They heard the engine and ran outside in time to record the historic moment on film. Life was often tough, the money tight, but even at that, there were many adventures and Harriet’s faith never wavered. Harriet will be remembered by many for her tenacity and often-used phrase, “Life is interesting.”

Harriet went on to join her parents, siblings, husband, triplet sons, and twin daughter Wendy. She leaves behind two daughters Carol and Nita, three grandchildren, and three great grandchildren, extended family, and wonderful neighbors and friends.

We who believe as she, have no doubts that she was ushered into God’s light and love with the greeting, “Welcome dear and faithful servant.”

No services are scheduled at this time. For those whom wish to honor Harriet in some way, a donation to her favorite charity on her behalf would be a great way to do so. At their website www.seecenter.org a 501 (3) 5 non-profit organization or by mail.

The S.E.E. Center for the Advancement of Deaf Children

10443 Los Alamitos Blvd.

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Raymond Richard Armas

June 27, 1954 - September 29, 2018

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Raymond Richard Armas, 64 of Downey, passed away on September 29 from complications of pneumonia.

Ray was born in Lynwood, CA on June 27, 1954. He graduated from Warren High School and studied Business Administration at Long Beach City College.

Ray worked as a plasterer for 32 years, a Controller of 2 Hospitals, installation manager for Win Dor Windows until he worked with his son at American Family Bail Bonds.

He enjoyed traveling and meeting people and had traveled to over 13 countries. He loved watching movies and could quote any line from most any movie verbatim. His biggest love was his family and he dedicated his life to their happiness.

Ray is survived by his wife Gaylen, of 34 years, granddaughter Brooke (whom he loved with all his heart), son James, daughter Alicia, brother Paul and nephew Kyle.

Ray is preceded in death by his parents Richard and Stella Armas.

Visitation is Friday, Oct 5 from 5-9 at Miller Mies Mortuary 10229 Paramount Blvd. Downey. Burial will follow on Monday, Oct. 8 at 11:00 at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach.

Caryl Maniscalco

August 5, 1942 - September 9, 2018

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Caryl Louise Maniscalco of St. Helena, California, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the home of her first son, David Boies, overlooking the Swan River in Big Fork, Montana on Sunday, September 9. Caryl was 76 years old. While her loss was sudden, Caryl died of natural causes and left this earth with grace and dignity.

Caryl was born August 5, 1942, Caryl Louise Elwell, in Glendale, California. She dedicated her life to her children, grandchildren and to helping others.

Deeply loved grandmother, mother and fiercely loyal and giving friend to all she met, Caryl was a quiet powerhouse of a woman. A maverick, she raised her four children on her own while operating a small hometown cafe in the Sonoma County village of Monte Rio. She instilled in her children a sense of ethics, responsibility and self-reliance through her example. Despite difficult challenges, she provided stability to her family, friends and community. Regardless of the circumstances, Caryl exuded an infectious optimism and was always there for her children, grandchildren, or anyone who needed her.

Caryl was raised in Southern California. She graduated from Fullerton High School. She then supported her husband, David Boies, and two first children working as a switchboard operator, among other early jobs. She further supported her first husband through college and then law school in Chicago. When her first marriage ended, she moved back to California where her second two children were born. Her second husband was Peter Maniscalco.

Eventually, she opened a small restaurant in Monte Rio. While operating the restaurant and raising her children, Caryl aspired to fulfill her dreams further. She studied for and attained first her real estate sales license and then her real estate broker’s license.

She set an example as a life-long learner, going on to fulfill her life-long dream of being an attorney. She attended Empire Law School in Sonoma County and graduated before her children were out of the house. She became a lawyer - passing the bar exam on the first try - in 1987.

Caryl took up family law because she knew the pain and struggle of leading a broken home. She worked with legal aid to help those in most need. She also practiced real estate law. She was a font of knowledge and could answer just about any question on those special areas of law that would be posed to her. She loved wine and California’s wine country and was house counsel for Hawk and Horse Vineyards for the past 18 years.

In spite of her many accomplishments, Caryl was not prideful. She downplayed her achievements and always put others before herself, especially her grandchildren.

Caryl’s chief passion was her eleven grandchildren. With family spread all over the U.S. and abroad, Caryl kept up with each and every one of her children and grandchildren’s lives and maintained close relationships with all. In fact, just about everyone who met her under the age of 30 called her her “Grandma Caryl.” The rest of us called her “Mom.” The archetypal mother, she would fight any battle for her children or grandchildren. There was only one side - their side. In private she would not shrink from correcting her family with a gentle strength, but where family was concerned, against Grandma Caryl, the outside world did not stand a chance! She led through quiet fortitude and by example.

Rising from virtually nothing, she attained all of her dreams and inspired each of her children to do the same. All of her children achieved college degrees and followed her advice to believe in yourself and all things are possible. She could be feisty, opinionated and fierce but she was even more loving, caring, compassionate and intellectually brilliant. She would stand her ground but was also quick to forgive. She would sacrifice her needs for those of her children and grandchildren - and even strangers. Caryl was deeply human, kind and approachable. She had a wonderful sense of humor and was quick to laugh. Everyone who knew her loved her.

Caryl loved to travel to exotic places and had amazing opportunities to see the world. She was an avid 49er football and San Francisco Giants fan. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, antiquing and playing piano. She founded several small businesses including two restaurants, a real estate brokerage and a candy store. She ran for judge in Sonoma County, receiving 40% of the County-wide vote against an entrenched incumbent. Most of all, she loved to attend any event in which her grandchildren featured - from California high school rodeo to soccer, to Yale baseball, to St. Helena Montessori School Christmas pageants.

Caryl was preceded in her ascent to heaven by her beloved daughter, Caryl Louise Boies, an attorney in her own right, whom she loved with all her heart. One small comfort is that their two spirits may be seated together at the right hand of the Father.

Caryl is survived by her remaining three children: David Boies III, Tracey Allynne Hawkins (Mitch Hawkins), Matthew Patrick Maniscalco (Tania Maniscalco), along with her eleven grandchildren, Autumn Brook Turley, David Boies IV, Marie Louise Maniscalco, Robert Buckley Boies, Virginia Louise Boies, Hannah Maniscalco, Katherine Maniscalco, Samuel Boies, Francesca Michelle Hawkins, Nina Pauline Hawkins and David Baibula.

She has left a space for all to fill in caring for one another. She would be honored if we look for ways to be of service and fill those needs in her honor.

Caryl’s remains will be placed at rest at the St. Helena Public Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on November 10. A celebration of Caryl’s life will be held at The American Legion in St. Helena, immediately following. All are welcome.

Please honor Caryl’s memory by donating to Caryl’s Kids, a charity established in the loving memory of her daughter, Caryl L. Boies: Caryl’s Kids, C/O Sigrid McCawley, BSFLLP, 401 Las Olas Blvd. Ste. 1200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Cards, condolences and remembrances of Caryl’s life may be sent to Tracey Hawkins, P.O.B. 324, Calistoga CA 94515.

Caryl wanted to be remembered in joy and beauty! Please find a moment to be joyous in her memory today!

Mary Stella Cuicchi Jones

March 23, 1936 - July 27, 2018

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Mary Stella Cuicchi Jones passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018. She was born on March 23, 1936, to Frank and Phill Cuicchi in Greenville, Mississippi. Soon after graduating from Shaw High School in 1954, she met and married Russell N. Jones on March 1, 1957. An Air Force man at the time, they met at a basketball game.


Looking for work, they traveled to Illinois and eventually came to California in 1958. They quickly entered in the fast-food restaurant business, working alongside founders of local Downey establishments El Taco and Plaza Guadalajara, as well as famous chains such as Taco Bell, Baker’s Burgers, and Wienerschnitzel.


With assistance from Glen Bell, founder of Taco Bell, coupled with additional investment from her parents, Mary and Russ started Taco Quickie in 1963. Over a 54-year career, they oversaw restaurants in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Maywood, Lynwood, and Bell Gardens. Their Quickie Dog restaurant was once featured in a Los Angeles Magazine article listing them as a classic choice along with the likes of Hot Dog on a Stick, Larry’s Chili Dog, Pink’s, Oki Dog, and Tommy’s.


The last remaining restaurant in Bell Gardens closed on October 8, 2017. Mary and Russ prided themselves in providing jobs for countless employees, including for a number of relatives from their home state of Mississippi.


Inspired by her parents who had run a grocery store, Mary successfully juggled entrepreneurship with running a household. Following in Mary’s footsteps of being very active–basketball, yearbook staff, homecoming queen, and Miss Shaw High School–she made sure her daughter did the same. She coached, was a team mom, and dance mom. She led countless excursions and camping trips for Girl Scout Troop 1239. A masterful fundraiser, she excelled at cookie and calendar sales, firework stands, hot lunch days, and 50/50 drawings. One of her proudest accomplishments came as President of Downey Girls Ponytail Athletic Association and having a sign installed at Independence Park.


She is survived by her husband of 61-years, Russell; daughter Pamela (Jeff). She was predeceased by a daughter, Kathryn. She is also survived by a sibling Paul (Rosemary).


In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a favorite charity in honor of Mary. In recognition of her passion for sports and commitment to helping others, the family would like to highlight the following for consideration:


Bishop Amat High School Boys Basketball (14301 Fairgrove Avenue, La Puente, CA, 91746.   Checks should be made out to Bishop Amat and specify “Boys Basketball” in the memo line).
UCLA Softball (UCLA Athletic Department, Atten: Emily Lerner, PO Box 24044, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Checks should be made out to UCLA Foundation and specify “UCLA Softball” in the memo line).


LMU LionsFund for Softball (www.lmu.edu/giving).


Please indicate that the gift is in memory of “Mary Jones”. Sympathy notes and words of support may be expressed at www.allsoulsmortuary.com/obituary/mary-cuicchi-jones.

Calvin David “Dave” Chappell

September 6, 1951 - July 25, 2018

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Calvin David “Dave” Chappell, 66, was born on September 6, 1951 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and entered into Heaven on July 25, 2018 in Long Beach, CA.


Dave was an engineer in the aerospace industry for over 30 years. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and earned an Honorable Discharge for his years bravely fighting for our freedom.


Dave leaves behind his loving family: Wife, Kathleen Chappell, Son, Patrick Webb, Daughter, Wendy Webb Glenn (Stevo), Daughter-in-law, Stephanie Davis Chappell (Jason’s widow), former Daughter-in-law, Gretchen Valdivia, his Grandchildren, P.J. Webb, Faith Webb, Skylar Webb, Abbygail Webb, Destenee Webb, Cassandra Haywood, Robert (Kate) Steadward, Tiffany Lockman, Katie (Rick) Moore, Brittany Claire, Michael Lakatos, Melony (Tony) Macias and Ashley (Ryan) Smith.  He is also survived by 12 Great-Grandchildren, Brother, Steven R Chappell, Sister, Louise Chappell (John) Cromarty and numerous nieces and nephews.


Dave was met at Heaven’s gate by his loving Son, Jason Kristopher Chappell who was Killed in Action in Iraq in 2004, his Brother, Richard Chappell, his Great-Granddaughter, Brinley Moore, all who preceded him in death.


The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 10:00AM at Calvary Chapel Downey and interment will be held on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 12:45PM at Riverside National Cemetery. The Patriot Guard Riders will escort our Veteran to the cemetery.


For more obituary information and to leave condolences to the family, go to our website, www.rishermortuary.com.  562-699-0916.

Jim Cullison

April 3, 1940 - July 14, 2018

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Jim Cullison died peacefully at home on July 14, 2018, at the age of 78 in Downey, California.  He was a long time resident of Downey, living there since 1974.  He was a loving Husband, Dad, and Grandpa.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, reading the Bible, watching movies, and being around his dogs.


He is survived by his children Shirley Cullison-Manuel, Jimmie Cullison, and Sharon Slagle, son-in-law Mike Slagle, grandchildren Daniel Slagle, Felicia Manuel, Erica Manuel, Jason Slagle, Jessica Slagle, and Darius Manuel, sisters Linda Hoshor, Donna Kemp, and JoAnn Tokar.  He also leaves behind an extended family including nieces, nephews, and friends.


He is predeceased by his loving wife Rose Cullison, his father Guy Cullison, and his mother Esther Dunlap Cullison.


He was born near Birds Illinois on April 3, 1940.  He worked at 7-up Bottling Company for about 35 years, and only had to stop because of injury.  He married Rose Olmo in 1962.


Visitation will be from 4:00pm – 8:00pm at Stricklin/Snively Mortuary in Long Beach on Thursday 7/26/18.  Funeral services for Jim will be at The Walk Church in Norwalk on Friday 7/27/18 at 10:00am.  Jim will be laid to rest at Rose Hills Cemetery.

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DOWNEY -- Jim Cullison died peacefully at home in Downey on July 14 at the age of 78. He was a long time resident of Downey, living here since 1974.

He is survived by his children Shirley Cullison-Manuel, Jimmie Cullison, and Sharon Slagle, son-in-law Mike Slagle, grandchildren Daniel Slagle, Felicia Manuel, Erica Manuel, Jason Slagle, Jessica Slagle, and Darius Manuel, sisters Linda Hoshor, Donna Kemp, and JoAnn Tokar.  He also leaves behind an extended family including nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife Rose Cullison, his father Guy Cullison, and his mother Esther Dunlap Cullison.

He was born near Birds, Illinois on April 3, 1940. He worked at 7-up Bottling Company for about 35 years, and only had to stop because of injury. He married Rose Olmo in 1962.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 26, from 4-8 p.m. at Stricklin/Snively Mortuary in Long Beach.  Funeral services for Jim will be at The Walk Church in Norwalk on Friday, July 27, at 10 a.m.

Jim will be laid to rest at Rose Hills Cemetery.

Eustace P. Hetzel

September 19, 1917 - July 6, 2018

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Eustace P. Hetzel, age 100, of Downey, passed peacefully on July 6, 2018. Born in Montana, raised in Missouri, he attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, where he graduated in 1939 with a Bachelor’s in Aeronautical Engineering, and where he met Marguerite (Peggy) Brown, who he would later marry in Lima, Peru. He received a Master’s of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from Caltech in 1940. A longtime resident of Downey, “Hetz” spent most of his career as a test pilot and chief flight test engineer for a variety of southern California companies, including, North American, Northrop, and Rockwell. His testing included the P61 Black Widow, the Northrop YB-35 Flying Wing, a deployable glider system for the Gemini capsule, and the F/A-18 Hornet. After retiring in 1978 he continued to be a private pilot late into his life. With his flying days finally behind him, he studied Russian and worked into his 90s translating Russian engineering periodicals into English. Hetz is survived by his daughter, Marguerite McClure, granddaughter Suzanne Pipkin and her husband, Mike, grandson Jef McClure and his wife, Lisa, great-granddaughters, Alison Pipkin and Katelyn Pipkin. He was a generous and considerate man, and his family and friends loved him dearly. The family requests that donations be made to KCET at kcet.org, as Hetz enjoyed their programming and was a consistent donor over the years.

Patricia Lee Molinaro

February 8, 1932 - July 2, 2018

 Patricia (Pat) Lee (Byrd) Molinaro entered into the gates of Heaven, at age 86 on July 2, 2018. She was born on February 8, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois to Lillian A. Anderson and Richard P. Byrd. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband of 44 years, Thomas Molinaro; her sisters, Irma Brundage, Alice McClure and Lucille Nelson as well as her two brothers, Richard Byrd and Kenneth Byrd. Patricia is survived by three sisters, Clara Treblehorn, Barbara Fanberg, and Eleanor Byers, along with five children, Cynthia Roberts, Antoinette Sampson, Thomas Molinaro (Theresa) Julie Grabow and Frank Molinaro (Elba); eight grandchildren, Jennifer Shramek, Christine Cosato, Monica Molinaro, Melissa Molinaro, Alyssa Grabow, Vance Grabow, Sean Murphy and Ashley Grant; four great grandchildren, Tianna Cosato, Tavian Cosato, Jaden Cosato and Gavin Cosato. Patricia cherished her family, loved life, and was always there to brighten the lives of others. She taught preschool for many years and had many hobbies such as playing the piano, painting ceramics, and coloring pictures to name a few.


Patricia was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Downey, California for 56 years. Her strong, always present faith and positive spirit encouraged both family and friends alike. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. Visitation on Thursday, July 19, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at All Souls Mortuary, 4400 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807. Funeral Service on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 13200 Columbia Way, Downey, CA 90242 followed by burial at All Souls Cemetery, 4400 Cherry Ave, Long Beach CA.

Longtime resident Frank Matthew Redd passes away

DOWNEY -- Frank Matthew Redd was born in Los Angeles on March 17, 1933, a week after the big Long Beach earthquake of 1933. His St. Patrick’s Day arrival caused just as much excitement for his parents, Frank Edward and Kathleen Redd. 

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He grew up in Long Beach with his three older sisters. He attended St. Matthew’s grammar school and graduated from St. Anthony’s High School in 1952, where he excelled on the football field. 

Shortly after high school, Frank joined the Army and was stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska. He caught a serious case of pneumonia that kept him out of harm's way in the Korean Conflict. He was a metal worker for many years.

In 1966, he married Barbara Blackstone. He also became a dad to three children: Sherrill, Michael and Robbin. Their daughter, Kathleen, was born in 1975. They raised their family in Downey.

Barbara passed away in March 2016. Their son, Mike, passed away suddenly on Dec 2, 2017. 
Frank fell ill on June 2, with lung cancer. He passed away June 19 with Kathleen, and grandson, John Paul, at his side. 

Frank was predeceased by his parents, wife, son and sisters Mary Ellen Drapeau (d. Hank) and Margaret Buckley (d. Dan). He is survived by his children: Sherrill Redd, Robbin Spears and Kathleen Richard (Ben); grandchildren: John, Chris, Tiffany, Barbara and Ryan, and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Patricia Redd, and Jeanne Callon, and many cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 12, at 11 am at All Souls Mortuary in Long Beach. Reception to follow services at this location.

Bonnie Jean (Strong) Addington

April 17, 1929 - May 22, 2018

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The life of Bonnie Jean Addington ended May 22, 2018 in Live Oak, Calif. where she resided in the River Valley Care Center. She was 89 years old.


Bonnie was born on April 17, 1929 in Chadron, Nebraska to Dan and Edith Strong. the family moved to California and settled in the town of Downey in 1939. Bonnie attended Downey schools from 4th grade to graduation from Downey High school in 1947. In 1948 she and Ed Addington were married in Downey and soon thereafter they moved to northern Calif.


The couple ultimately made Yuba City, Calif. their home, where they raised 5 children; 2 sons and 3 daughters. Their marriage ended after 21 years Ed passed away in 2010. Bonnie worked for 25 years in the Sutter County Welfare Office in Yuba City, Calif. and retired from that office.


Bonnie enjoyed her life as a mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother and especially loved watching the children participate in sports activities. She is pre-deceased by her mother, father, eldest son, Jeff, and ex-husband Ed, and is survived by son Tim, daughters Kathy, Kristine, Beckie, and grand children and great grandchildren.


Memorial Services for Bonnie were held in the First Methodist Church of Yuba City on June 14, 2018. Cards, letters, flowers may be sent to Bonnie’s daughter, Beckie Howard at 4285 Fruitland Rd., Marysville, CA 95901. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the charity of your choice.

Chris Pelonis, owner of Chris & Pitts, dies at 96

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DOWNEY – Chris George Pelonis, the owner of Chris & Pitts Restaurant, died May 21 in Los Alamitos. He was 96. 

He was born March 12, 1922 in Chicago. He had owned Chris & Pitts since 1949. 

He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Berry; son, Chris Pelonis (Kim); grandson, James Berry; granddaughters, Andronikki Berry and Jessica Pelonis; grandson, Christian Pelonis; great-granddaughter, Clara Berry; and brother, George Pelonis (Arlene). 

William Hojel passes away

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DOWNEY – William Hojel, a Downey resident for the past 55 years, died May 23 at age 86. 
He was born April 22, 1932 and enjoyed nature and animals. 

He is survived by his two children, Susan and Roy; three grandchildren, Michael, Brandon and Shannon; and six great-grandchildren. 

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

Celebration of life held for Roy Streeter

DOWNEY – Roy (Everett) Streeter, of Lynwood, passed away Feb. 13 at age 87. 

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He was born Jan. 22, 1931 in Havre, Mont., and was a longtime resident of Los Angeles County. In his early years, he served two tours of duty with the U.S. Air Force. 

Roy made his career mainly in construction with several years spent in the Middle East employed by a major international oil company. In his later years, he worked as a building and contract inspector for the cities of Arcadia and Gardena, respectively, retiring in 2003. 

Roy is survived by a sister-in-law, Shirley Street, of Whittier; several nieces and nephews; an ex-wife, Patricia Striepens, of Rowland Heights; and his close friend, Bernice Mancebo Stumps, of Downey. 

His remains were laid to rest at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, next to his mother, Peggy Simpson Streeter. 

Following the funeral at Rose Hills, a celebration of life was held at the home of Ms. Stumps in Downey.

Judith Ann Hamilton Manis

November 6, 1938 - April 21, 2018

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Judith Ann Hamilton Manis born to Claude and Nell (Watson) Hamilton, November 6, 1938 in Durant, Oklahoma.  She passed away on April 21, 2018 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Downey.  
Judith was 5 years old when her family moved to California.  She graduated from Lynwood High School, where she was actively involved in school activities, she was on the cheer squad/drill team.  She later went on to work at Estech Company in the city of Vernon for 30 years.
Judith had a tremendous love for God, her family & life, she was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister.


Judith was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Nell Hamilton, sister Carolyn Burrell and son Frank Manis.


Survivors include husband, Richard Manis, four daughters, Cathy VanWyke-Stahl, Cindy McCoy, Tina Manis, Wendy Maniscalco and her brother James Hamilton, fourteen grandchildren, twenty seven great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.