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Lucille Veltri mourned

DOWNEY – Lucille Veltri died peacefully Oct. 1 at the age of 91. She was born in Morgan City, La., to Mary and Nick Orlando. She married Tony […]

June 7, 1930 to September 28, 2014
Barbara "Bobbie" Lee Dykes

Barbara Dykes passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, September 28, 2014, at the age of 84. Barbara was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter […]

June 29, 1977 to September 25, 2014
Stephenie Michele Holmberg

Stephenie Michele Holmberg, age 37, passed away on September 25 after a 3 year battle with cancer. Stephenie was born in Corona, CA on June 29, 1977, to […]

July 14, 1919 to September 22, 2014
Evelyn Alice Johnson Colvin

Our dear mother, Evelyn Alice Johnson Colvin, passed away on Monday, September 22, after a short illness. She lived in Downey for 62 years and dearly loved the […]

George Delis was part of Normandy Invasion

DOWNEY – George E. Delis died peacefully at his Downey home on Sept. 21. Born in Chicago on June 19, 1919, he was the only child of Alexandira […]

Peggy E. Jacobs

June 10, 1921 to September 28, 2014

Richard Allen, accountant and golfer, mourned

DOWNEY – Richard H. Allen died at his home in Diamond Bar on Sept. 21. Born Richard Allen Heimerdinger on Dec. 19, 1927 in Bell, he lived in […]

June 30, 1950 to September 21, 2014
Lloyd Robert Long

Lloyd Robert Long passed away due to natural causes on Sunday, September 21st, 2014, in Laughlin, Nevada at the age of 64. Lloyd was born on June 30, […]

Lois Waters was school volunteer

DOWNEY – Lois Waters died peacefully on Sept. 14 after a long battle with cancer. Lois lived in Downey for 38 years and volunteer taught at Rio Hondo […]

James Allen passes away

DOWNEY – Downey resident James R. Allen passed away Aug. 27 while on a cruise to Alaska. He was born in Sevier County, Tenn., on Nov. 4, 1931 […]

September 10, 1923 - August 28, 2014
Robert Russell Colley

Bob peacefully passed away on August 28, 2014 in his Downey home with family present as he had wished. Having been born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September […]

Edwin Bauer mourned by family

DOWNEY – Edwin J. Bauer died peacefully at his home Aug. 12 after a long illness. Originally from Omaha, Neb., he was born April 13, 1928 and was […]

January 11, 1923 to August 17, 2014
Wilbert G. Lidtke

Wilbert G Lidtke (Bill) returned to his heavenly father on August 17, 2014. He was 91. He passed away peacefully in his Downey home of 60 years looking […]

Angelo D’Eramo mourned

DOWNEY – Angelo Carmine D’Eramo, 83, passed away July 18 of natural causes. He died in Downey with family at his side. Born in Los Angeles on Aug. […]

April 7, 1931 to July 17, 2014
James G. Mann

Jim Mann passed away suddenly on Thursday 7/17/14 at San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield due to a brain aneurysm. Jim was born in Van Buren, Arkansas, the […]

April 15, 1919 to July 31, 2014
Charlotte Meier

Charlotte Meier passed into the hands of the Lord early on the morning of July 31st, surrounded by her husband of 71 years and her three daughters. She […]

Virginia Mae York passes away

DOWNEY – Virginia Mae “Cookie” York, a former preschool teacher and librarian assistant at Warren High School, passed away of natural causes July 29 at her home in […]

Otilia Lucia Cabrera passes away

DOWNEY – Longtime Downey resident Otilia Lucia Cabrera passed away July 30 at her home in Downey. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador on Dec. 13, 1937 and […]

Darryl Thomas Roberts mourned

DOWNEY – Former Downey resident Darryl Thomas Roberts died in Salem, Utah on July 29 due to injuries from an automobile collision. He was 50. He was born […]

Sylvia Hall was hospital volunteer

DOWNEY – Sylvia Hall, a former volunteer in the Physical Therapy Department at Downey Community Hospital, passed away July 22 at PIH Health in Whittier. She was 75. […]