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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Maximus Jacob Presta

Maximus Jacob Presta, born 16 weeks early on Feb. 20, died Friday at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Downey. He was 9 months old. Maximus weighed only 1 lb. […]

James Rodney Shull

James (Jim) Rodney Shull passed away with adoring family members at his bedside late in the afternoon on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Downey PIH Hospital. Jim was […]

Joan De Munbrun, WWII veteran, dies at 101

WHITTIER – Joan Christine Schwochert De Munbrun, one of the first women to enlist in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II, died Nov. 2 at age […]

January 22, 1947 to November 5, 2014
Richard Andrew Sharpe

Richard Andrew Sharpe, 67, was born in New York, New York on January 22, 1947 and passed away in Los Angeles, California on November 5, 2014. Richard was […]

Frances Zurek passes away

DOWNEY – Frances Mary Zurek, born in Foley, Minn., on Jan. 25, 1922, the seventh of 10 children born to John Zawacki Sr. and Mary Markowski, died Oct. […]

Evelyn Busch dies at 96

DOWNEY – Two months shy of her 97th birthday, Evelyn Busch passed away peacefully Oct. 20 at PIH Downey with her daughter at her side. Evelyn and her […]

Joanne Mahr mourned

DOWNEY – Joanne Ellen Mahr passed away Oct. 25 after a battle with cancer. Mahr was the daughter of Benjamin and Dorothy Miller. She was born July 26, […]

Antonia Thomas passes away

DOWNEY – Antonia Emmanuel Thomas passed away at PIH Hospital in Downey on Oct. 19 after a long illness she had battled this past year. She was born […]

Services Saturday for Diane Wynn

DOWNEY – Diane Wynn, a resident of Bellflower, a retired elementary school teacher in the Paramount Unified School District, and a longtime member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church […]