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Raymond Wilbur Curtis mourned by many here

DOWNEY-Graveside services were held Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier for Raymond Wilbur "Ray" Curtis, a former 20 year employee of Sachs Lincoln-Mercury, who died Jan. 10 at his Downey home.

He was a Downey resident since 1929, and was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Bonnie, in 1996.

Prior to his years with Lincoln-Mercury he worked for Helms Bakery. He was a member of the Downey Historical Society, the Downey Rose Float Association, and the Downey Seniors Billiards Club.

Survivors include his son, Robert of Downey; two granddaughters, Laura of West Covina, and Denise of Fullerton; grandsons Jeff of Georgia and Brad of Joshua Tree; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille of Wisconsin.

Father John Moloney of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church officiated. Arrangements were by Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier.


Services held tomorrow for John Spolsky, age 79

DOWNEY-Friends and family may attend a visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. this evening, Friday, Jan. 15, at the Miller-Mies Mortuary Chapel for John Spolsky, a 50 year Downey resident and a former employee of Miller Brewing Co., who died Jan. 11 at Kaiser Hospital in Bellflower.

He was 79, born in Pennsylvania, and was baptized at the Russian Church Byzantine Rites, and was also a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

Survivors include his wife; four children; two sisters; five grandchildren; two nephews and three nieces.

A rosary will be held at 7 this evening.

Services will be tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 16) at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Father John Moloney will officiate. Private burial will follow. Arrangements are by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.
 
 




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