Carmen Bollong was 'Island' resident

DOWNEY - Carmen Edna Bollong, born in Long Beach on Sept. 6, 1926, passed away on April 23 after a long battle with acute myeloid leukemia.She was a resident of "The Island" neighborhood in Downey for more than 57 years. She was a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, the Daughters of the Nile, the Social Order of the Beauceant and the Order of the Amaranth. She is survived by her husband, Robert Bollong; son, Bruce, and his wife, May; daughter, Pam Chiapparine, and her husband, Don; granddaughter, Sherry Enos; grandson, Donald Chiapparine, and his wife, Joanna; great-granddaughters, Kayla and Rylee Enos, and Sophia Chiapparine; brothers, Les and Ed Huckins; and many nieces and nephews.

********** Published: May 7, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 3