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Ismael Ayala Reyes

June 9, 1939 - September 12, 2023

Ismael Reyes, age 84, passed away on September 12, 2023. Ismael was born in Camaguey, Cuba to Reynaldo Reyes and Esther Ayala Dominguez. Ismael married Graciela Reyes on March 17, 1973 in Guanabacoa, Cuba. They were married for 50 years. Ismael leaves behind his four (4) children, Ricardo Reyes, Ismael Reyes Jr., Daisy Valdes, and…

Manuel John Pichardo, Jr.

May 27, 1924 - September 8, 2023

Manuel John Pichardo, Jr., 99, was born on May 27, 1924 and passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on September 8, 2023. Manuel lived his entire life in his hometown of San Pedro. He was the oldest son with five younger sisters. He is survived by his sisters: Josie Jackson and…

Carmen Mae McGee

July 20, 1931 - August 22, 2023

Carmen Mae Martin McGee, 92, passed away on August 22, 2023. She was born in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Chester and Imogene Wood Martin. She was united in marriage to John McGee on February 3, 1957 in Redondo Beach, California, and they had one son, Martin. She graduated from Banning High School in…

Dennis Melvin Paustian

April 20, 1947 - July 25, 2023

Dennis Melvin Paustian (aka "Dr. Paustian") April 20, 1947 - July 25, 2023 Dr. Dennis Melvin Paustian was born in Iowa to Melvin and Ruth Paustian on April 20, 1947. He was one of three boys, grew up working on his family's farm in Walcott, and was known for his talent in sports. He served…

Rudolph Jesus Alatorre

July 1, 1948 - July 14, 2023

John 16:33 I have said these things to you; That in me you may have peace; In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. Rudolph Alatorre, age 75, passed away on July 14, 2023. Rudolph was born in Los Angeles, California to Eduardo Alatorre and Beatrice (Martinez) Alatorre.…

Anita Ramirez Muñoz

May 31, 1940 - July 11, 2023

Anita was born in Culver City, California to Juan Ramirez and Paula Negrete and was raised in Wilmington for most of her young life. She attended Phineas Banning High School. Anita worked at the Star Kist Fish Cannery over on Terminal Island with her mother and late sister, Isabel, for several years before getting married.…

Clifford Denny Matthews

July 15, 1952 - July 9, 2023

Clifford Denny Matthews, 70 years old, of Torrance, California passed away peacefully on Sunday July 09, 2023 in hospice at All Hearts Residential Home. Clifford was born on July 15, 1952 to Grace and Billy Matthews. He was a Torrance High School graduate and he graduated in 1970. After High School Clifford attended college at…

Ray Anglada

October 21, 1942 - June 16, 2023

Ray Anglada, of Torrance, California passed away peacefully on June 16th, 2023, at the age of 80 with his loving family by his side. Ray was born on October 21, 1942, to Jose Ramon and Elisaida Anglada in Taos, NM. Ray was one of fourteen children. Ray served the United States Army from 1960-1968. In…

Eleanor N. Stockinger

December 26, 1925 - June 14, 2023

Eleanor N. Stockinger, 97, of Harbor City, CA entered her heavenly home on June 14, 2023. Eleanor was born on December 26, 1925 to William and Theresa Farley in Rocky River, Ohio. She was the sixth of 10 children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Teresa and William Farley; four sisters, Eileen Reed,…

James "Jamie" Frederick Barth, Sr.

August 16, 1958 - April 27, 2023

James "Jamie" Frederick Barth, Sr. went home to be with The Lord peacefully on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at the age of 64. Jamie was born in Inglewood, California, on August 16, 1958, to Fred and Jan Barth. He attended Riviera and Valmonte Elementary, Malaga Cove Intermediate School, and Miraleste High School. After graduating, Jamie…