DOWNEY - Elizabeth Anne Bartoli, a former longtime Downey resident, passed away peacefully at her Calabasas home on Oct. 21.Born in Chicago on Feb. 11, 1925, she married her childhood sweetheart, Russ, in 1943 and moved to New York where he was stationed in the Navy. After the war they moved to San Francisco and eventually moved to Downey where they lived for almost 45 years. She is survived by her husband and two of her three children, Karen and Rick. Her son, Russ Jr., predeceased her in March of this year. She is also survived by five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was active in the City of Hope and was a real estate agent at Ace Realty. Playing bridge and golf, and making an occasional trip to Las Vegas, were some of her past times. The couple moved to Calabasas in 2005 to be closer to their family. Services were held on Oct. 27 at Junipero Serra Catholic Church in Calabasas. In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations in her name to your favorite charity.
********** Published: November 03, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 29