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Rose Dell 'Innocenti mourned at age 85

DOWNEY-A Funeral Mass was heard Wednesday, June 16, at St. Pancratius Church for Rose Dell 'Innocenti, a Downey resident who died June 11.

She was 85.

Survivors include her husband, Vando; her daughter, Susan Dell 'Innocenti; a sister, Josie Friscia; a niece and four nephews.

Burial followed at the All Souls Cemetery.

Arrangements were by the Luyben Family Lakewood Village Mortuary Chapel.

Friends, family remember Charles Francis Clayton

DOWNEY-Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 16, at the Miller-Mies Mortuary Chapel for Charles Francis Clayton, a longtime Downey resident and a former employee of Hugo Neu & Proler, a major steel and metal company.

He was 87, born in Sacramento, and died in Whittier June 12.

He was a member of the Acacia Grove Lodge No. 351, and a 50 year member of the Masonic Order.

Survivors include his wife, Millie Clayton; and many relatives and friends.

Walter Jolley, PM, officiated. Burial followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park.

Memorial services tomorrow for Mabel Taylor, age 95

DOWNEY-Memorial services for the family will be held tomorrow (Saturday, June 19) for Mabel Taylor, a resident of Downey for five years and a retired employee of Singer Sewing Machine Co., for whom she worked for 35 years.

She was 95, born in British Columbia, Canada, and died June 12 in Long Beach.

She was a member of the Long Beach Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Doris Bremner of Downey; her grandchildren, Beverly (Michael) Marzo of Irvine, Janet Bremner of Downey, and Robert (Marlene) Bremner of Las Vegas, Nevada; and two great-grandchildren, Jason and Alissa Bremner of Las Vegas.

Burial will follow in Vancouver, Canada.

Funeral services held for Janette Alexandra Ellis

DOWNEY-Funeral services were held June 14 at the First Presbyterian Church of Downey for Janette Alexandra Ellis, a resident of Downey since 1924 and a homemaker, who died June 9 at Downey Community Hospital.

She was 95, born Nov. 1, 1903 in Hope, Arkansas. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Downey since 1928, and also belonged to the Women's Association of the First Presbyterian Church, and the Mariners of First Presbyterian.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred L. Ellis in 1986.

Survivors include her daughters, Dorothy Foss and Margaret (Bill) Klein; sons Fred L. Ellis, Jr. and Richard (Rennie) Ellis; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

The Rev. David Hall and Rev. John Toay officiated.

Burial followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements were by the Miller-Mies Mortuary Chapel of Downey.

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