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Burial at Arlington for Capt. Darrel H. Jay

DOWNEY-Burial with full military honors was at Arlington National Cemetery for Capt. Darrel H. Jay, a Downey resident for more than 30 years, who died at Hope House in Whittier May 28 after a long illness.

He was born in Ogden, Utah June 20, 1923.

He was a pilot in the U.S. Navy in World War II, and received two Presidential Citations in 1944 and 1945. He also served in Korea. During the Vietnam war he was awarded the Legion of Merit for his work with the Bureau of Naval Weapons, Washington, D.C. After retirement from the military in 1969, he worked for Norris Industries in Vernon, retiring due to illness in 1983.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Ila; his sons, Charles of Florida, Mitchell of South Carolina, Douglas of Maryland, and Robert of Virginia; step-sons Michael of Paso Robles, Daniel of Coronado; stepdaughter Beverly of San Diego; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in his name to Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier.

Wednesday services for Rose Angelina Naddeo

DOWNEY-Services were held Wednesday, May 20, at St. Raymond's Church for Rose Angelina Naddeo, a 20-year Downey resident and a homemaker.

She was 76, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died May 13 in Norwalk.

She was a member of St. Raymond's Church.

Survivors include her husband, Peter J. Naddeo; her daughter, Adele Schilling; her son, Peter Naddeo Jr.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Father Steve officiated. Burial followed at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach. Arrangements were by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.

Kenneth Ralph George mourned by family here

DOWNEY-Private cremation services will be held for Kenneth Ralph George, a 49 year Downey resident and a former salesman for the Lou Misterly Food Brokers for 45 years, who died at his home June 4.

He was 75, born in Aurora, Illinois, and was a former resident of Maywood.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and World War II.

Survivor include his wife, Dona J. George; his son, Kenneth George of Downey; brothers Thomas of Downey and James of Palm Desert; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.

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