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William Leonard Rothwell

March 10, 1959 - March 27, 2023

William Leonard Rothwell, age 64, was risen to be with Our Lord on March 27, 2023, after a heroic, years-long fight with cancer. Billy, as we all called him, was born on March 10, 1959, to William James Rothwell and Helen Joyce Rothwell. He grew up in Gardena, CA, and graduated from Gardena High School.…

Richard Stephen Porter

September 1, 1941 - March 25, 2023

Richard Stephen Porter, 81, of Lomita, CA went home to be with the Lord on Saturday March 25, 2023. Richard was born in Ohio and moved to the South Bay of CA as a boy. He worked in the floor covering industry for 60 years where he made deep and long friendships. He enjoyed fishing,…

Rachel (Pena) Rios

February 8, 1933 - March 22, 2023

Rachel Rios passed away on Mar 22, 2023. Her loved ones are composing her obituary, which you will be able to read here.

Gurino Lavezzari

June 11, 1927 - March 9, 2023

Born on June 11, 1927, in Pennsylvania Died March 9, 2023, in Torrance, CA Gurino "Gene" Lavezzari, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away peacefully at his home in Torrance, California on March 9, 2023, after a short battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his wife Lucille, and daughter…

Robert E. Sellers

July 5, 1925 - March 4, 2023

Robert E. Sellers, 97, beloved husband and a dear friend to many, was called to his eternal resting place on March 4, 2023. He entered this world on July 5, 1925 in Arkansas to parents, John and Lottie Sellers. He is survived by his loving wife, Huguette Sellers. Robert was a proud WWII veteran having…

Martha Roberts

October 8, 1933 - February 27, 2023

Martha Annie Lent Roberts, age 89, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on February 27, 2023. She was born in Long Beach, Ca to Richard and Margaret Lent. There she grew up with her older sisters Peggy and Betty and younger brother Dick. From a young age she loved to dance, taking…

Richard Emerson Colbary

June 16, 1935 - February 25, 2023

Richard Emerson Colbary of Lomita, California passed away at Kaiser Hospital in Harbor City February 25, 2023 at age 87. Richard was born June 16, 1935 in New York City to Victor Thomas Colbary and Minnie Mildred (Dicker) Colbary. The family moved from Coney Island to California during WWII. His father worked at Todd Shipyards…

Mary Jane (Sanderson) Nagel

January 30, 1946 - February 16, 2023

The world truly did become a brighter place on January 30, 1946, when Mary Jane Nagel (Sanderson) was born. Sadly, she passed from this world on February 16, 2023. Born in Ilion, New York, she moved to California and married in 1963. She had three daughters. She and her girls grew up together while navigating…

Ella Roberts

October 2, 1948 - January 5, 2023

Ella Rebecca (Becky) Walls Roberts, 74, passed away peacefully on January 5th, 2023, under hospice care in Torrance, California. Becky was born October 2nd, 1948, to William H. and Anne (Hammond) Walls in Warner Brown Hospital, El Dorado, Arkansas, and was the third of three children. She is survived by her brother William Hammond Walls…

Charles L. Wade

August 8, 1934 - December 20, 2022

Charles L (Dean) Wade Passed away December 20, 2022 He was born August 8th 1934 to Joseph and Lucy Wade of Bono, Arkansas He is survived by his loving wife Cathern Wade of 66 years and 10 months Two sons Jerry and Joe Wade and their wives, Caryl & Orapin Wade Four Grandchildren, Amy and…