DOWNEY - Laurita Fern (Homer) Kaczmarek was born Aug. 10, 1952 and passed away peacefully April 1 after a five-year battle against colon cancer.A proud "Downey girl," she attended Spencer Williams Elementary, West Middle School and Warren High School. The majority of her years of employment were also in Downey, the last being with the city of Downey for 17 years. She is survived by her parents, Earl and Laura Homer; brother, Denny Homer; sister, Janette Hallmark; and longtime friend, Sean Meehan. Graveside service will be private at the Downey Cemetery.
********** Published: April 14, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 52