August 20, 1935 - September 18, 2017
Mary Louise “Licha” McLaughlin entered peacefully into eternity on September 18, 2017 at Chino Valley Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles, California, the youngest of 9 children, on August 20, 1935. Mary grew up in what is now Watts and was a Downey resident for 48 years. She loved “oldies” music and family gatherings. She drove a bus for Maywood Dial-A-Ride serving the senior/disabled community for 20 years. She lived in Chino the last 10 months to be closer to her family. Mary will be dearly missed by her daughter, Lisa Garcia, son-in-law, Jimmy, two sisters Marina (Luis) Valdez & Irene Rocha, and two grandchildren, Jake & Violet, and many nieces and nephews. Services scheduled for November 7th at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach at 1:00 pm.