DOWNEY - Lupe Garcia, a former resident of Downey, passed away Nov. 3.She was born Nov. 1, 1918 in Mexico, not far from her husband, Ignacio, but it was in the States where they met and remained married for 46 years. They traveled together, including trips to the New England states, Martha's Vineyard, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell, Mexico and Hawaii for their 25th wedding anniversary. She retired from Montgomery Ward as an assistant manager in the Ladies Dress and Coat Department. She is survived by their only child, Mary Ann; grandson, Jeffrey; great-grandchildren, Kennedy, Coty and Kyla; and one great-great-grandchild, Savannah. Her husband, Ignacio, predeceased her. A visitation was held Monday. Funeral services were Tuesday at All Souls Mortuary in Long Beach, with interment, also at All Souls, following.
********** Published: November 13, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 30