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August 3, 1924 to January 8, 2014
Emma Schwarz

Emma Schwarz was born Emma Elizabeth Mosier August 3, 1924 on a farm outside of Van Wert, Ohio to Arley and Mimmie Mosier. She succumbed to congestive heart […]


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Cleo Latimer passes away, services Tuesday

DOWNEY – Cleo Catherine Latimer passed away Jan. 6 at her home in Downey with family present. Latimer was a longtime Downey resident and kindergarten teacher. She was […]


October 9, 1921 to January 1, 2015
William C. Hills

Longtime Downey resident William Hills, 93, died Jan 1, 2015. William C. Hills, 93, passed away Jan 1, 2015 at Southland Care Center. He was born Oct 9, […]


January 4, 1938 to December 29, 2014
William T. Fryxell

William Fryxell, long-time Downey resident, died after a three-month struggle with advanced stage kidney cancer on December 29, 2014. “Bill”/”Willy” worked for North American Aviation, Rockwell, and Boeing […]


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Funeral Monday for Caroline Allen

BELLFLOWER – Caroline Marie Allen, of Bellflower, passed away on Dec. 30 in Orange. She was 23. She was born Jan. 17, 1991 in Torrance to Robert R. […]


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George Anagnos mourned

DOWNEY – George Euangelos Anagnos, a longtime Downey resident and pioneering supporter of the St. George Greek Orthodox Church, passed away Dec. 31. Born May 15, 1930 in […]


Andrew Paramo dies at 28

DOWNEY – Highland resident Andrew Joseph Paramo was killed Jan. 2 after he was struck by a tractor-trailer while crossing the 10 Freeway in San Bernardino. He was […]


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Ernest Porras passes away

DOWNEY – Downey resident Ernest Porras, 79, passed away Dec. 21. He was born May 29, 1935 to Isabel Apacricio and Paul Porras in Los Angeles. He was […]


Edla Bengtson was teacher

BELLFLOWER – Edla Charlotte Carolyn Johnson Bengtson, 88, passed away peacefully on July 27 during hospice care in her home, with her sons Bruce and John, and daughter-in-law […]


November 20, 1934 to December 17, 2014
Elizabeth Faye Scott Young

Elizabeth Faye “Betty” Scott Young, formerly of Downey and Tustin, CA, died on December 17th, 2014, in Santa Ana, California, at the age of 80 as a result […]


January 23, 1924 to December 26, 2014
Charles Joseph Davilla

Charles Joseph Davilla passed away on December 26, 2014, with his loved ones at his side. He was born on January 23rd, 1924 to Mary and Enos Davilla […]


Robert Aguirre mourned

NORWALK – Funeral services were held Dec. 11 for Robert “Bobby” Aguirre, who died Nov. 26 at age 53. He was born in Los Angeles on May 16, […]


June 21, 1926 to December 13, 2014
Dr. David V. Hubbell

David V. Hubbell, M.D., 88 years old, a long -time (45 year) resident of Downey died December 13 at home, surrounded by his family. He is survived by […]


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Evdakia Sergieff mourned

DOWNEY – Evdakia Sergieff, 87, passed away quietly at home on Dec. 16. Born March 3, 1927 in Russia, daughter of the late Feodor and Evdakia Sergieff, she […]


September 22, 1936 to December 5, 2014
Colleen Roberta Lumley

Colleen Roberta Lumley, age 78, of Downey, CA, passed away December 5, 2014.  She was a very  loving devoting mother, grandmother, sister and friend, always putting others before […]


March 29, 1936 to December 4, 2014
Hugh Thomas Hoskins

Hugh Thomas Hoskins, 78, a longtime resident of Downey, California passed away on Thursday December 4, 2014. Hugh was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 29, 1936 to […]


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Colleen Lumley mourned

DOWNEY – Downey resident Colleen Roberta Lumley, born Sept. 22, 1935, passed away Dec. 5. She was 78. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leona and […]


Linda Gatlin passes away

DOWNEY – Linda Susan Gatlin (Walker Leonard-Strain), of Downey, passed away from a heart attack early in the morning of Dec. 5 at the age of 60. She […]


July 6, 1938 to November 24, 2014
Louis Lemus Castillo

A fifty year resident of Downey, Louis Lemus Castillo, 76, entered into eternal life on Nov. 24, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. Born on July 6, […]


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Richard Elliott Sr. mourned

DOWNEY – Richard “Mr. Purple” Elliott Sr., born Oct. 1, 1944 in Detroit, Mich., the son of Robert Lem and Daisy Mae Elliott, died Nov. 11. The second […]