Milton Hammond, Jr.

March 27, 1929 - December 12, 2018

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Milton Benjamin Hammond, Jr., died peacefully on December 12, 2018, at his home in Downey, California following a long illness. He was 89 years old. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann and his daughter, Dianne. He is survived by his children Joanne, David, Mark and Paul, and two grandchildren.

“Milt,” as he was fondly known to all of his friends and associates, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and moved to the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania metropolitan area in his early teens. Milt met his wife, Betty, while in the Pittsburgh area, and they were married in 1951, following his graduation from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science degree.

The couple moved to Seattle, Washington, where they started a family and where Milt’s career involved working for the Boeing Company on the design of the B-52 bomber. Upon completion of his Master of Science degree from the University of Washington, the Hammonds relocated to Southern California, where Milt continued his aerospace career at North American Aviation, subsequently Rockwell International, for 15 years.

At Rockwell, he worked on various missile programs while attending graduate school at the University of Southern California where he earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering. Subsequently, Milt worked on the U.S. Space Program, with the Apollo Program Saturn V rocket that put men on the moon. He also worked on preliminary rocket designs for the Space Shuttle Program.

In the mid-1970s, Milt left the aerospace industry and started his second career as a management consultant which he continued well into his 80s. He specialized in company team-building, leadership, and talent selection through techniques pioneered by the Success Motivation Institute.

In his boyhood years in Pennsylvania, Milt began a lifelong association with the Boy Scouts of America and attained the rank of Eagle Scout. As an adult, he volunteered for 35 years with Cub Pack 805C and Troop 441 in Downey. He also led a backpacking Explorer Post on monthly hikes. He was Committee Chairman for the cub pack for about 10 years, and also served as president of the Old River Men’s Club, the sponsoring institution for the cub pack and the troop. In 1981, he was honored with a Silver Beaver award by the Boy Scouts for meritorious volunteer service.

He was an active associate and Bible teacher with The Word of Truth Ministry in Los Angeles for over 50 years. As a “senior scholar,” he recorded numerous Sunday morning Bible study lessons and authored More Seed & Bread Bible study leaflets.

Milt told lots of silly jokes and stories to anyone who was willing to listen. A gentleman and all-around “nice guy” to those who knew him, Milt will be missed by many.

Memorial services are planned for January 26, 2019 at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, California. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be directed to the Boy Scouts of America at www.oldriveryouthfoundation.com or The Word of Truth Ministry at www.seedandbread.org/donations-to-the-ministry/.

Lucille Henry

March 16, 1935 - June 16, 2018

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Lucille Henry passed away on June 16, 2018. She was 82 years old. She was a homemaker and a foster mother to many. For the last 3 years she resided at Downey Retirement Center, prior to that; she was a long time resident of Los Angeles, Ca. She is survived by 6 children, and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Robert Christopher Glover II

March 23, 1963 - December 29, 2018

Robert Christopher Glover II (born March 25, 1963) passed away suddenly on December 29, 2018. He leaves to cherish his precious memory, father Robert C. Glover, mother Jacqueline Glover, sister Lisa Glover-Gardin, brother in-law Barry N. Gardin, niece Karra Gardin, nephew Christopher Gardin, and many extended family members, and friends too numerous to list.

Ryo Magara Terasaki

1923 - 2018

Ryo Magara Terasaki passed away in her adult family home in Bellevue, WA, on December 14th. Ryo was born in Los Angeles in 1923, and was a Downey resident from 1952. Ryo was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Dr. Shigeo Terasaki, who passed away in 2003, after practicing medicine in Downey for several decades. She was also preceded in death by sisters Yo Kikugawa and Kana Hirose, and brother Hideo Magara. Ryo is survived by her sons Dr. Wesley Terasaki (Barbara), Stanley (Nancy), Dr. Rodney (Beth), and Carey. She is also survived by 6 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 6 great-grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces, in-laws, second cousins, and an older sister, Dr. Sue Makita. Ryo raised her sons as a stay-at-home mom; she was a strong proponent of the practice of reading to her young children. Ryo and Shigeo raised their sons in a loving environment that stressed education, and allowed for other achievements. Ryo was also a registered nurse. But, one day, she wandered into an art class, and turned that experience into a career of oil and watercolor painting; she painted, instructed at community colleges and adult education schools, demonstrated, and competed at art shows for decades. For many of her senior years, she hula danced. In 2017, Downey High School honored Ryo’s and Shigeo’s sons with induction into the DHS Hall of Fame. In the induction literature and during the induction ceremony, Ryo and Shigeo were recognized for raising their sons in the nurturing environment that was the foundation for their sons’ HoF achievements. They were especially recognized for overcoming the hardships many Japanese Americans endured during and after WWII, due to Executive Order 9066 and other acts of prejudice. Ryo and Shigeo refused to see themselves as victims of those hardships; instead, they saw their lives in Downey as opportunities for meaningful work, raising their children, and enjoying life. Ryo will be interred alongside Shigeo at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Southeast Japanese School and Community Center, in Norwalk, and Cerritos Baptist Church.

Lyle Charles Jamison

June 29, 1938 - November 8, 2018

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Lyle Charles Jamison (80) passed away peacefully at home after a five month battle with colon cancer. He was a dedicated family man who was admired by those who knew him. He will be greatly missed by his family, relatives, and friends.

Lyle is survived by his wife Nancy: daughters Sarah Jamison; Janie Shaw (Brian): son John (Samantha); four granddaughters, and his sister Janice Jamison.

Lyle served his country in the U.S. Navy for over twenty years retiring as captain. He later retired from the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department Food Services Division after decades of working in the industry. After raising their children in Downey, Lyle and Nancy have enjoyed their retirement years together. Lyle loved spending time with his family, traveling the world, and fly fishing with his friends.

Celebration of life services will be held in December.

Lenora Isaacson Schuricht

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Lenora was born to Edwin and Katie Isaacson on a farm outside Scandia, Kansas in 1919. In 1946, she wed Arthur Schuricht in California. In the early 1950’s, they moved to Downey, where Lenora lived for 60 years.

Lenora’s life centered on her family and church. She and Art raised five children. Her survivors include all her children—Cindy (Britt), David (Susan), Becky (Tim); Trudy (Gerald); and Lois (Keith), seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Lenora was patient, generous, kind and, as she said, “tougher than you think.”

She loved God, her family, church, friends, and the world we all share. At age 99, with all her children present, she peacefully left this world for God’s loving embrace.

Her funeral was held at Messiah Lutheran Church on Nov. 17, 2018. She was buried next to Art at Rose Hills Cemetery. Memorials may be given to:

Concordia University Foundation giving@concordia.ca

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod World Relief https://www.lcms.org/givenow.worldrelief

Messiah Lutheran Church, 10711 Paramount Blvd, Downey, CA 90241

Carmen Vineyard

September 3, 1929 - November 29, 2018

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Carmen was born September 3, 1929 in Los Angeles, California to Charles & Aurelia Roberts. She grew up in the Great Depression and married a young Marine, Harold Long at the age of 16 in 1945. She had two children, James & Carmencita Long while living on a farm in Algona, Iowa. Back in Los Angeles in 1950 as a single parent, she subsequently married Joe Sarabia in 1956 and moved to Downey. In 1967 they adopted a baby boy Dominic Sarabia. After an amicable separation in 1975, the couple proceeded to raise Dominic through joint custody, living on the same street, Cheyenne Street. Carmen built her own duplex and became a successful business woman in Downey before marrying Bob Vinyard in 1986. As President of the Downey Chamber of Commerce in 1992 she received Woman of the Year Award by the State Legislature. Bob and Carmen lived in the house she built for the rest of their days.

Carmen was preceded in death by her husband Bob in October of 2017. She is survived by her three children, seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. She passed away quietly on November 29, 2018. Services will be held at Miller Mies Mortuary Downey on December 14 at 10:30 AM.

Arlene McArthur

January 4, 1933 - November 27, 2018

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Arlene June (DeWitt) McArthur passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 around 6am. Born on January 4, 1933, to Beulah (Zorn) and Harold DeWitt, in Emporia, Kansas, Arlene and her brother, Earl (Edie) Troutman grew up in California.

She was a devoted wife to Ron McArthur who welcomed her at the gates of heaven and a loving mother to Mark (Denise) Philpot and Rhonda Stankiewicz, and step-mother to Dianne (Gerry) Adams and Terry (Rod) Appleton. She adored her grandchildren: Kris (Lindsey), Matt (Chelsea), and Kellie Philpot; Reese and Evan Adams; Josh (Alison), Ben, and Emma Appleton; and great-grandchildren Audry Appleton and Harrison Philpot.

A lifelong educator, Arlene graduated from Long Beach State College and became a teacher at Huntington Park Baptist School and Montebello Christian School. An avid reader with a book always in her hand, after retiring from teaching she volunteered at both her Downey First Baptist church library and the Downey City libraries. She was a member of the Chi Alpha Sunday School class at First Baptist Church of Downey and will be dearly missed by her cherished friends.

Her love of teaching and mentoring others carried on long after retiring. She took art classes at the Downey Adult School where she met new friends to encourage.

Her love of animals was displayed by all the bird feeders in her yard, the squirrels that fed out of her hand and her pride in showing friends pictures of all her Granddogs.

Arlene was blessed with opportunities to travel the world on mission trips and was a wonderful example of the Christian faith. Arlene and Ron were passionate about missions and championed the cause of Christ at DFBC and around the world. They gave selflessly, cared well for others, including missionaries. Home town ones knew they always had a “home” to go to when they were in southern California. They loved all missionaries well, supported them and encouraged them always.

Please join her family in celebrating her life on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 1:00 pm, at the First Baptist Church in Downey, California. Charitable donations can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) or a charity of your choice.

You may leave the family condolences on our web site, www.rishermortuary.com.

562-699-0916.

Erica Joan Seelig

June 6, 1956 - November 12, 2018

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Erica Joan Seelig passed away on November 12, 2018. A lifelong resident of Downey, California, Erica was a student of the world’s enduring pastimes, an excellent cook and baker, an accomplished needlepointer, and a connoisseur of midcentury television and music. Erica taught elementary school for 38 years, most of them at Frank M. Wright Elementary School in El Monte, California. A beloved daughter, sister, aunt, teacher, and friend, she survived her father, Robert Mallory Seelig MD, and is survived by her mother, LeNoma Joan Seelig. She is also survived by her sister, Lesley Fry, and her husband Lance, and her brothers Dana, and his wife Cathy, and Scott, and his wife Rocio. Erica had six nieces and nephews especially Courtney Fry, and her husband Jamie Fleet, Whitney Kellaher, and her husband Anthony, and Ian Fry. She is also survived by seven grand nieces and nephews especially Rosalie Erica Kellaher and Harriet Lesley Fleet. Her family will remember her as a compassionate listener, a perfect gift giver, and the kindest and most caring soul. An animal lover, she leaves behind her cats, Lucy, Peanut, Linus, and Sally. Donations can be made in memory of Erica to Alley Cat Allies by calling 240-482-1980 or at alleycat.org/more-ways-to-give/pay-tribute under “Make a Memorial Gift”. Please add whitneyjfk@gmail.com to the recipient email address.

Isabel S. Frailey

December 17, 1924 - November 24, 2018

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Isabel S. Frailey, 93, of South Gate, passed away peacefully at her home on November 24, 2018. She was born on December 17, 1924 in Huntington Park, California. At an early age her and her family moved to Gardena, CA where she graduated from high school in 1942. She worked as a laundromat attendant and as a waitress prior to being hired by Owens Illinois Glass Company in Vernon where she retired after 39 years of employment. In May 2001, she was named Senior of the Year in Downey.

Isabel loved music, dancing, cooking, baking, sewing, gardening, pets, playing bingo, going to the casino, family time and watching her favorite baseball team, the LA Dodgers. She was predeceased by her daughter Darlene Frailey in 2001. She is survived by her two daughters, Gerri Cunningham and her husband Howard, of Downey, Ca, and Geneva Frailey of South Gate, Ca, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Services will be held at All Souls Mortuary 4400 Cherry Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807 on Monday, December 10th, at 11am. Reception to follow.

Raymond Jantz

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Raymond Jantz was born on November 21, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio to Tabea and Adolph Jantz. When Ray was 10 years old, the family moved to the Los Angeles area where he attended public schools and graduated from Fremont High School. He went on to graduate from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1956.

In 1959, Ray began a 38-year career with the City of Los Angeles and was Chief Administrative Analyst for the Department of City Planning when he retired in 1998. Ray was an outgoing, intelligent, compassionate man who loved his family and loved God. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Downey for over 50 years. Golf, gardening, cars, corny jokes and especially USC football were some of the things he enjoyed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mae Jantz of Downey, his son, Jeff (Terry) Jantz of Chino Hills, his daughter, Susan (Steve) Swartout of Diamond Bar, his grandchildren, Jason (Maegen) Jantz of Dana Point, Carissa Jantz of La Jolla, Natalie Swartout and Jillian Swartout, both of Diamond Bar, his great granddaughter, Ava Dixon of La Jolla and many nieces and nephews. He also leaves his brother, Herb Jantz of El Cajon and is predeceased by his sister, Dorothy Pitt.

A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Downey on Saturday, December 8 at 10:30am.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our web site, www.rishermortuary.com, 562-699-0916.

Cecile Jeanne Demers Dalmau

December 12, 1924 - October 20, 2018

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Cecile Jeanne Demers Dalmau, 93, was born in Montreal, Canada. She passed peacefully at her residence in Seal Beach, California on October 20th. She will be greatly missed by her family, relatives, and friends. She was such a sweet, gentle, kindhearted, gracious, and thoughtful person. She left a great legacy, showing us how to love unconditionally, with care and devotion. All those that met her would comment on what a classy lady she was...yet so cute!

She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Narcisse Dalmau, as well as her 3 children: Alain (Lisa), Nadine (Max), and Cynthia; 7 grandchildren: Natalie (Jason), Andrew (Melanie), Matthew, Darren, Michelle, Weston, & Lauren; and 2 great-grandchildren: Arianna & Emmett.

She loved spending time with her family.

Cecile was a longtime resident of Downey, where she taught English as a second language at Downey Adult School, and French at Warren High School. She enjoyed her teaching career and then fully embraced her retirement years by traveling the world. She led a long, fulfilling and fruitful life. She will truly be missed and lovingly remembered.

A service to celebrate Cecile’s life will be held at Calvary Baptist Church (14722 Clark Avenue, Bellflower) on Saturday, December 8th at 1 pm.

A reception will be held in the Fireside Room immediately following the service.

Della Welch

October 26, 1922 - October 28, 2018

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Della Welch unexpectedly passed away two days after her 96th birthday in Long Beach, CA. She was born Della Rosella Bales on October 26, 1922 in Waynesville, MO to William Franklin Bales and Martha Jane York, she was one of their eight children. While attending Central Missouri State College she met her future husband Ralph W. Welch, Jr. and they were married August 3, 1948 in Waynesville, MO. They moved to Clovis, NM in 1948 and then to Norwalk, CA in 1956 and then moved to Downey, CA in 1960, which was her home until her death. She had been a member of Downey United Methodist Church since 1960. Della was a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Della leaves behind her loving husband Ralph W. Welch, Jr. and her loving son Wayne R. Welch. Her body was laid to rest at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, CA. Services were private.

Helen Jane Gregorio

June 25, 1920 - October 26, 2018

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Helen Jane Gregorio, 98, was born on June 25, 1920 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, an only child to Charles Peters and Mary Rhodes. She passed peacefully at her home on Friday, October 26, 2018 in Downey, California.

Over the 60 years she lived in Downey, Helen was a dedicated and devoted church and community volunteer. She served at the Downey Family YMCA and also in countless roles in PTA – including helping in the Downey Council PTA HELPS food bank over the past 30 years it’s been in operation. In addition to PTA, Helen logged over 40,000 hours of service in virtually every Auxiliary role in the 32 years she served at Downey-PIH. In addition to her community service, she also spent countless hours in ministry at Christ Lutheran Church here in Downey by singing in the choir, setting up for communion, greeting, ushering, and doing whatever else was needed. Her time and dedication to blessing others was acknowledged with both Rotary Club and Downey Coordinating Council Outstanding Volunteer Awards.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Angelo, and leaves behind her loving family: son James Edwards (Peggy) and granddaughters Sandy Edwards and Lisa Prough of Paso Robles, California; son Charles Gregorio (Melody) of Downey, California, granddaughter Emily Gregorio of Los Angeles, California, and grandson Evan Gregorio of Downey, California, as well as several other family members and friends who loved her and will miss her dearly.

A service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at Christ Lutheran Church (7707 Florence Avenue, Downey) on Friday, November 16th, at 10:00 AM. A light lunch will be served at the church Fellowship Hall following the internment at Rose Hills. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Downey Council PTA HELPS or Downey Family YMCA.

Barry (Herman) Ord

December 12, 1941 - October 31, 2018

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Long time Downey resident, Barry (Herman) Ord, passed away peacefully at her home October 31, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved spending time at family gatherings, birthday parties, holidays and sporting events cheering on the grandchildren. She was an amazing person and will be missed dearly.

She is survived by her loving husband of nearly 28 years, Donald Ord, as well as her son, Todd Herman and his wife Margaret, her daughter, Kelly Henderson and her husband Bill and 3 stepchildren, Michael Ord and his wife Cathy, Kim Stromen and her husband Dan and Kevin Ord and his wife Carrie. Also 15 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and her niece Susan Groff Cole.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus Paul Groff and Esther Elizabeth Vincent, her brother Richard P. Groff and daughter Shelly Montgomery.

Memorial Service will be held November 9, 2018, 11:00 am at Miller Mies Downey Mortuary.

Jerry Lee Klett

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Jerry Lee Klett, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Friend has passed away peacefully at 75 on November 2 at his home in Downey.

A memorial will be held Monday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. at Rose Hills Mortuary - SkyRose Chapel.

He was born January 13, 1943 to Charles and Mable Klett in Everly, Iowa. He is survived by his children John, Nora, Jason, Dustin, Derek, Darren and grandchildren Autumn, Lincoln, Leyla, Jace, Austin, Aiden, Kaitlyn, Travis, Madelyn, Josh, Dylan, Cassidy, Levi and great grandchildren Aubree Renee and Aria. In the early 80s after being surprised with triplet sons, he ventured off and started his own business to help feed his growing family. He loved spending time with family, camping, boating and gardening. He will be deeply missed, but we know he has once again joined his wife Diana for all eternity.

Ellen Lena Mascaro

August 12, 1927 - October 5, 2018

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Funeral Service 11/01/2018 at 10:00am at Miller Mies Downey Mortuary Chapel.

Burial to follow service at Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA.

Ellen is survived by: her only brother John Mascaro (86/Wife Patricia), her only niece Claudia Walsworth (66/husband Rick), and six nephews Stephan John Mascaro (63/Wife Betty), James Lee Taylor (62/Wife Ginger), David William Mascaro (62/Wife Rosa) , Michael Wayne Mascaro (59/Wife Vicki), John Anthony Mascaro (57/Husband Andy), and Patrick Joseph Mascaro (56/Husband Sergio). Ellen never had children but she had a big extended family including many grand nieces and nephews: Wesley James Walsworth (39), Christine Marie Campbell (35/Husband Sean), David Joseph Mascaro (33), Stephen Tyler Mascaro (31/Wife Lauren), Cristina Laurel Walsworth (30), Sarah Elizabeth Nelson (30/Husband Dan), Sean Anthony Mascaro (26), Nicole Amber Mascaro (24), Jeremy Parrish Taylor (19), Bridget Rose Taylor (17), Adam Joseph Mascaro (9), Alyssa Cheree Mascaro (7), Ally Kat Campbell (3), Sage Avela Nelson (3) and Hadley Regen Nelson (1).

Lillian Lenora Freeman

April 22, 1919 - October 20, 2018

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Long time Downey resident, Lillian L. Freeman, passed away at the age of 99 on October 20, 2018. Lillian was born in Lawrence, Kansas on April 22, 1919. She was the very first “Miss Baldwin City” in the Kansas Division of the Miss America Contest. Lillian was a gifted pianist and played a difficult classical number as her exhibition talent. Based on her piano skills, she won three musical scholarships to Baker University, Emporia State Teacher’s College and Kansas University.

Lillian was married to Edward Garner Henrich from 1937 until he passed away in 1964. She then married Berkley Ludwick “Lud” Freeman in 1965 until he passed away in 2004.

Lillian was a member of the Downey United Methodist Church and played the piano and organ. She was active with the Downey Shrinettes, serving as President in 1985. She was also an active member of the Woman’s Club of Downey for several years.

Lillian was an avid sports fan, especially baseball, when her son, Robert “Bobby” Henrich played for the Cincinnati Reds. She was a devout Los Angeles Lakers supporter. In addition to sports, she also followed the entertainment industry and enthusiastically looked forward to the Red Carpet and Academy Awards Ceremony. Lillian remained mentally astute throughout her life and was an expert on fashion and current events.

Lillian is survived by her two sons, Robert E. Henrich, James W. Henrich and granddaughter, Kristina P. Henrich-Blaich. She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Edward G. Henrich and Berkley L. Freeman and two grandsons, Donald J. Henrich and Thomas W. Henrich.

Lillian L. Freeman led a long, fulfilling and fruitful life. She will truly be missed by all of her relatives and friends, but she will never be forgotten.

Lawrence Scott Zowada passes away

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Lawrence Scott Zowada, 51, left us unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 3 surrounded by family, friends and church community. He leaves behind his wife of 18 years, Jeniffer, his precious children, Jackson (14) and Sophie (8) and the daughter of his heart, Krystal. Also grieving his loss are his parents Lawrence and Diane Zowada.

The family would like to invite you to celebrate his life with them at 10 am on Friday, October 12 at Seacoast Grace Church in Cypress.

Scott will be remembered in our community as an encouraging coach and mentor. Football was his passion. The Rams were his team. He led the Cerritos College Falcons, the Warren High School Bears and volunteered as the coach for the DJAA Panthers for 9 years. Over the last couple of weeks, the family has been flooded with countless stories of the lives that he has impacted with his wisdom and leadership.

Scott had a servant’s heart and spent time volunteering with the homeless and in the community. If you needed something, Scott would be there for you. He had a recent goal to participate in the Triumph Foundation Super Hero 5K which unfortunately he was not able to achieve. Scott didn’t need a race to prove that he was a hero. He has been and always will be a hero to his family. And now through organ donation, Scott continues to come to the aid of other people.

Born in Fullerton, Scott was raised in Downey and attended Warren High School graduating in 1985. He worked for the Downey Unified District faithfully for over 20 years. An amazing and caring hero, Scott was above all things a family man. His love for his wife was unending and continues to give her strength.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Triumph Foundation. This non-profit foundation is close to the hearts of the Zowada family and has helped them in so many ways. It would bring so much joy to the family to know that they could be part of helping

If you feel called and are able to give, please consider donating to help Jeniffer and her family during this time of loss and uncertainty at https://www.gofundme.com/support-the-zowada-family.

Patricia Beckerman services scheduled

DOWNEY – Patricia J. Beckerman, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, at her home in Long Beach.

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She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Beckerman, in 2005 and her daughter, Cindy Halstead, in 2008.


She is survived by her daughters, Lynda Maybruck (Alan) of Saratoga, Christine Mortensen (Craig) of Laguna Niguel, and Laurie McDaniel of Lake Arrowhead, and Colorado Springs, Colo., as well as 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.


A vigil will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m., followed by the praying of the Holy Rosary at Miller Mies Mortuary in Downey.


A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, Oct. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Downey, followed by internment at Resurrection Cemetery in Rosemead.


Donations in her memory may be made at MelanomaAngelNetwork.org/Pat.