She was 80, and was born in Canada.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil, who died in September, 1997.
Survivors include her sons, James of Cerritos, Rex of Apple Valley; a daughter, Karen Tucker of Chattaroy, Washington; a sister, Dotty Newhall of Lompoc; brothers Ivan Edwards of Washington and Rod Edwards of Big Bear City; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary Chapel, the Rev. Barbara White of the Downey Church of Religious Science officiating.
She had been ill for several months with heart and respiratory problems complicated by diverticulitis.
She was 83, born on St. Valentine's Day in Rome, New York, and was a member of the Court Holy Family No. 1399 C.D. of A., the Widowed Persons Group, Advocates for Multicultural Harmony, and the League of Women Voters.
She married Charles Joseph Paumier on May 18, 1940 in St. Mary's Church in Rome, New York. They had four children, moving first to Elmhurst, Ill., and later Stamford, Connecticut, before coming to Downey in 1948.
She served as a registrar of voters and election board inspector for 25 years here. She received awards from North American Rockwell (the Community Service Certificate), The United Way Community Leadership Award, St. Anne's National Catholic Award, the Downey Rotary Award for Community Service, and the League of Women Voters Outstanding Community Service Award (for which she was recognized by the State Legislature).
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, in 1990.
Survivors include daughters, Kay Paumier of Fremont, Colette DiHarce of Long Beach and Mary Paumier Jones of Boulder, Colorado; and two grandchildren.
The Rev. Father John Moloney, was celebrant. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Women in Recovery, Inc., 911 Couer d'Alene Ave., Venice, CA 90291.
He was born in Switzerland Dec. 2, 1911 and died Dec. 31, 1997 in Bell Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Gerd Abegglen; his daughter, Anabelle A. Apodaca; two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.
Burial was also private.
He was 31, born April 8, 1966 in Spokane, Washington.
Survivors include his parents, Harvey L. and Mary Alice Russell of Downey; and a brother, Anthony Jerome Russell of Aliso Viejo.
Pastor Scott Burns officiated. Burial followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
She was 72, born in Los Angeles.
Survivors include her daughters, Eve Tibbs of Yorba Linda, Mary Coronios of Laguna Niguel, Corinne Anderson of Westlake Village; brothers Harry Pappas of Downey and Mike Pappas of Rancho Mirage; and five grandchildren.
Burial followed at Inglewood Park Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
He was born 57, born Dec. 11, 1940 in Boker, Texas. Survivors include his mother, Georgia Bridges of Oklahoma; his wife, Kathi of Downey; sisters Judy Bridges of Menifee, Teresa Burroughs of Oakdale; brothers Gary Bridges (Michelle) of Oklahoma, Kermit Bridges (Shirley) of Washington; sons Steven Bridges (Pam) of La Mirada, Bobby Snarey (Teri) of Downey, and Bill Snarey of Downey; grandsons Ryan Bridges, Jonathon Snarey; granddaughters Peyton and Chelsea Snarey; and several aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Raymond's Church in care of Father Steve Davoren, 12348 Paramount Blvd., Downey 90242.
He was 73, born April 24, 1924 in France.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Louise; his daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Ron de Hertoghe; his son and daughter-in-law, Pat and Anne Lemaire; two grandchildren, Miles and Abbey Lemaire; his sister and brother-in-law, Renee and Robert Brison of Belgium; his sister-in-law, Marie-Louise Lefabvre of France; and several nieces and nephews.
Father Steve Davoren officiated. Private burial at sea was Jan. 6.
He was 77, born in Poland, and was a former resident of South Gate.
Survivors include his wife, Helen; his sons, Michael of Woodland Hills, James (Angela) of Huntington Beach; and a sister, Eva Chodnik of Poland.
Entombment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
He was born in Wheeler, Texas, Oct. 7, 1926, and died at his home Dec. 30.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army in World War II and was Past Commander of the Clyde Hager Post No. 465, American Legion, of Bell Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Murphy; his sons, Michael of Downey, Steven of Olympia, Washington, Patrick of Arlington, Texas; and four grandchildren.
The American Legion officiated. Private cremation followed.
She was 67, was a former resident of Hemet, and died Dec. 27 at the Interhealth Hospice House in Whittier.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace E. Manson in 1987.
Survivors include her sons, Dennis and Gary of South Gate; her daughter, Cheryl Pecka of Napa, Idaho; her brother, Edward Allen of Hemet; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
He was 75, born in Butler, Oklahoma, and died Dec. 30 at Kaiser hospital. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps in World War II, and had been a member of a B-17 flight crew (photographer).
Survivors include his siblings, Emma Hopson of Downey, Betty Bissell of Lakewood, Amy Brannon and Glenn Reagan of Oklahoma.
The Rev. John E. Scarr officiated. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
He was 59, born in Pennsylvania Nov. 7, 1937.
Survivors include his daughter, Carrie Rodgers of Downey; and eight siblings.
The Rev. Mr. Charles Denisac officiated. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
She was 77, born in Yutan, Nebraska, and died Dec. 28 at her home. She was a former resident of Southwest Los Angeles.
Survivors include her husband, William Kanger; her daughter, Judith (Brian) Lucas of Asghiya City, Japan; a sister, Grace Miller of Waterloo, Nebraska; and a brother, Daniel Adsit of Sun City West, Arizona.
The Rev. Mr. Charles Denisac officiated. Burial followed at St. John's Cemetery in Bellevue, Nebraska.
Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
Born July 26, 1933 in Long Beach, he was 64, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife Peggy of Downey; daughters Kathy Williams of Victorville, Kerrie Combs of Oregon; brothers Chuck, Carl and Jack Yates; sisters Ruth Ferro, Mary Bernard, Ginger Murphy, and Betty Jean Brown; and two granddaughters.
Burial was at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. Arrangements and
visitation were at the Allen-English & Estrada Funeral Service of Bell