He was age 73, born Sept. 26, 1924, in Lynn, Massachusetts, and was an artist in the animation industry for 55 years. He took great pride and devotion to his craft.
Survivors include his wife, Nettie Sgroi; a daughter, Allison Sgroi of Monrovia; sons Paul Sgroi of Indianapolis, John Sgroi of West Los Angeles; three grandchildren, Phillip, Andrew and Larissa; and a brother, John P. Sgroi of Banning.
The Rev. John Smyser of the Downey First Baptist Church officiated. Burial followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park.
She was born March 6, 1923, in Spokane, Washington. After college she became the private secretary to the Naval Commander of Terminal Island, Long Beach, during World War II. She married her husband, John, April 12, 1944, and they moved to Downey in 1946.
After her husband's death in August, 1994, she moved to Lake Havasu, Arizona. Her daughter, Joann lives there with her son-in-law, Mark Yardley.
In February, due to illness, she returned to Downey to live with her daughter, Diane and family.
Survivors include four children, Diane, Johnny, Jerry and Joann; 10 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. One grandchild, Alexandria Pinizzotto, had flown from Vermont to be with her after graduating from Castleton State College. One grandson, Michael Zanercik, is in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Father Stephen from St. Raymond's Church officiated.
It was her wish to be cremated and taken out to sea to join her husband.
Born in Rulo, Nebraska, Jan. 29, 1919, she was 79, and was a former resident of Bell Gardens.
Survivors include her husband, Francis J. Uhl; her sons, William of Whittier, Robert of Forest Falls, California; her daughter, Mary Nelson of Orange Park, Florida; a brother, William O'Camb of Arcadia; a sister, Bernadette of Mount Shasta; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Father Steve Davoren officiated. Burial followed at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
He was 71, born in Barre, Vermont, and was a member of the Reorganized Church of the Latter-day Saints.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine; daughters Dianne and Lillian; a son, Steven; a daughter-in-law, Laura; and grandchildren Audrey, Morgan and Ian.
Dino Maisano will officiate. Arrangements are by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.
He was 83, born in Austria, and was a member of St. Stephen Church.
Survivors include his wife, Katharina Tillman; his son, Frank Tillman; his daughter, Katharina Tillman; a grandson, Robert Coleman; two brothers and two sisters.
The Rev. Herman Joseph Rettig will officiate. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.
He was born in Elsinore, Utah, was a veteran of the U.S. Army and World War II, and was a former resident of South Gate.
Survivors include his children, James Kent Ramlose of Altadena; Robert M. Ramlose of Laguna Beach, Richard Roux of Anaheim, James Christopher Ramlose of Topanga, Daniel Ramlose of Illinois, Robert Coleman of Carpenteria and Keith King of Downey; a foster daughter, Kissy Lindler of Downey; seven grandchildren; a sister, Mary Lou Hamilton of Malibu; and his longtime companion, Katharina Tillman.
Arrangements are by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
Born in Superior, Nebraska, he was 73, and died at his home July 28.
He was formerly of Pomona, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 3697, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church where he was a eucharistic minister.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, in 1983.
Survivors include his children, Dave Holland of North Hollywood, Thomas Holland of Orange, Mary Moffitt of Reseda, Maureen Holland of Downey; brothers John J. of Orinda, and Robert W. of Downey; five grandchildren and Aunt Helen Wysong of Alhambra.
The Rev. Father Peter Coffey will officiate. Burial will follow at All
Souls Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary of