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Frances Pauline Petralia mourned at age of 92

DOWNEY-Services will be Monday, Jan. 5, at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church for Frances Pauline Petralia, a Downey resident for 44 years, who worked over a 52 year span as a seamstress for several companies, including Helga Fashions.

She was 92, born in Louisiana and died Dec. 28 at Downey Community Hospital.

Survivors include her daughters, Rosa Petralia, Bessie Sampere; grandchildren Peter, Paul, Pamela and Petracia; nine great-grandchildren; sisters Josephine and Lucy; and brothers Sam and Benny.

Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 4, from 4 to 8 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m., at Miller-Mies Mortuary.

Father John will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in East Los Angeles. Arrangements are by Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.

Funeral services held for Lorelei Sellers

DOWNEY-Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 31 at Park Lawn Memorial Park in Commerce for Lorelei Arelene Sellers, a resident of Downey, who died in Norwalk Dec. 28.

She was 59, born July 7, 1938 in Los Angeles.

Survivors include her daughters, Cheryl A. Koder of Moreno Valley, Dawn M. Bone of Idaho, Lorry A. Sellers of Whittier, and Sandra D. Lawson of Downey; sons Richard M. Sellers Jr., Garry Sellers and Paul H. Sellers all of Downey; and 17 grandchildren.

Arrangements were by the Allen-English & Estrada Funeral Services of Bell Gardens.

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