Carmen Acevedo services today

DOWNEY -- A funeral service will be held today for Carmen E. Acevedo, a longtime Downey resident, who passed away Feb. 26 in Ontario. She was 74.She was born Nov. 21, 1934 in New York City. Services will be held at 11 a.m. today inside the Miller-Mies Chapel in Downey. Pastor Poncho Juarez of Calvary Chapel in Montebello will officiate. Burial will immediately follow the service at Resurrection Cemetery in Montebello. She is survived by a son, Paul; daughter, Cynthia; and grandchildren, Bryan, Brianna and Brandon. "The family would like to express their appreciation to the physicians and staff at Downey Regional Medical Center, for the fine care they provided for their mother over the past year," Miller-Mies Mortuary said in a statement. ********** Published: March 6, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 46