Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services -- FD 221

For more than a century, Douglass and Zook has been a proud member of the Monrovia community. With a history of attentive personal service, we serve families of all faiths and cultures throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

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Our Obituaries

Janis Ann Gerstenberg

October 1, 1932 - May 25, 2020

The patriotic Janis Ann Gerstenberg passed away peacefully and surrounded by family at her home in Monrovia, California on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020 at age 87 ½. She was born October 1, 1932, at the Women's Hospital in Pasadena to Irene (Briley) and James Silverthorn, a retired corporal in the US Marine Corps. She graduated High School in 1950 from Pasadena City College, and started her...
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Lorraine Sheakley Huhnke

May 21, 1919 - May 25, 2020

Lorraine Sheakley Huhnke, 101, born on May 21, 1919, in New Hampton, IA, passed away May 25, 2020. She resided in Duarte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Brian Kenneth Braaten

February 12, 1953 - May 24, 2020

Brian Kenneth Braaten, 67, born on February 12, 1953, in Toronto, Canada, passed away May 24, 2020. He resided in Sierra Madre, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Julian Bagley Benjamin

March 17, 1917 - May 20, 2020

Julian Bagley Benjamin, 103, born on March 17, 1917, in Baltimore, MD, United States, passed away May 20, 2020. He resided in Pasadena, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Paul "Chapo" Hernandez

July 24, 1942 - May 16, 2020

The Lord has recruited another angel, and Paul is finally resting in peace, as he was sickened by a rare form of liver cancer 7 months ago. He was born in L.A. County, and was raised in Pasadena, and parts of Arcadia, attending First Avenue Jr. High. In Pasadena, he attended PHS from 1959-1961. He bragged how he played in the first PHS vs. John Muir Turkey Tussle in the Rose bowl and was in the...
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Thomas Walter Gerfen

August 25, 1939 - May 15, 2020

Thomas Walter Gerfen, 80, born on August 25, 1939, in Pasadena, CA, passed away May 15, 2020. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Richard Loreto Vito Fabbri

March 27, 1939 - May 12, 2020

Richard Loreto Vito Fabbri, 81, born on March 27, 1939, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away May 12, 2020. He resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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John Henry Jackson

June 25, 1960 - May 10, 2020

John Henry Jackson, 59, born on June 25, 1960, in San Diego, CA, passed away May 10, 2020. He resided in Covina, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Celestine Boyd

June 4, 1919 - May 8, 2020

Celestine Boyd, 100, born on June 4, 1919, in Biggs, OK, passed away May 8, 2020. She resided in Panorama City, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Adina Mesa

December 6, 1927 - May 8, 2020

Adina Mesa, 92, born on December 6, 1927, in Tuscany, Italy, passed away May 8, 2020. She resided in El Monte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Constantin Sinescu

November 13, 1946 - May 5, 2020

Constantin Sinescu, 73, born on November 13, 1946, in Lungani, Romania, passed away May 5, 2020. He resided in Duarte, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Sarla Dhansukhlal Trivedi

January 2, 1930 - April 30, 2020

Mrs. Sarla Dhansukhlal Trivedi, 90, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2020 in San Gabriel, CA. Sarla was born on January 2, 1930 in Ahmedabad, India and immigrated to the United States in 1996. Sarla lived a long and rich life with a tremendous amount of love as a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was kind, witty and had a great sense of humor. ...
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Ernest Joseph Brito

September 22, 1957 - April 25, 2020

Ernest Joseph Brito, 62, born on September 22, 1957, in Arcadia, CA, passed away April 25, 2020. He resided in Baldwin Park, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Ioan Cuciurean

June 12, 1925 - April 18, 2020

Ioan Cuciurean, 94, born on June 12, 1925, in Romania. He passed away April 18, 2020. He resided in Duarte, CA at the time of his passing. He is survived by his 2 daughters, 2 grandchildren and 4 great grand-grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 1...
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Armida Longoria

April 21, 1941 - April 15, 2020

Armida Longoria, 79, born on April 21, 1941, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away April 15, 2020. She resided in West Covina, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Gerardo Rodriguez

September 21, 1942 - April 15, 2020

Gerardo Rodriguez, 77, born on September 21, 1942, in Bogota, Colombia, passed away April 15, 2020. He resided in Glendora, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Mary Elizabeth Zola

March 15, 1943 - April 14, 2020

On April 14, 2020, Mary Elizabeth Zola, loving daughter, sister and friend, peacefully passed away surrounded by family and loved ones at the age of 77. Mary was born on March 15, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan to parents John and Kathleen Zola. She grew up in Arcadia,CA and was a devoted parishioner of Annunciation Catholic Church. She attended Mission High School and was a proud Trojan, graduating...
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Georgina May Basulto

May 4, 1939 - April 13, 2020

Georgina May Basulto, 80, born on May 4, 1939, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away April 13, 2020. She resided in Baldwin Park, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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John Joseph Gatt

December 20, 1932 - April 11, 2020

John Joseph Gatt passed away April 11, 2020 with his family by his side, and was welcomed by our Lord Jesus Christ to continue his work in heaven. He was born December 20, 1932 to George Gatt and Catherine Barbara in Vittorriosa Malta. He had one sister and two brothers and was the second oldest child. He served in the British Navy as a seaman for 16 years and enjoyed cliff diving into the...
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Joan Fimbel DiGiovanni

June 18, 1935 - April 4, 2020

Dr. Joan DiGiovanni's Obituary A big life enjoyed! Joan Fimbel DiGiovanni, 84, born on June 18, 1935, in N.J. passed away April 4, 2020. She resided at the Pasadena Highlands, Pasadena, CA at the time of her passing. Joan is survived by her daughter Portia, son-in-law Rick, her grandson Conrad, her daughter Juliet and son-in-law Herb. Cousin Helena, Sisters-in-law Jenny and Stella. And...
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Martin Henry Stueve

January 24, 1926 - April 3, 2020

Martin Stueve, 94, passed away in Glendora, California on April 3, 2020. He was born in Frohna, Missouri. At the age of 18 he was drafted into the Navy where he proudly served his country during World War II. After his release from duty, he moved to Monrovia, California and worked at Alta Dena Dairy until his retirement in 1991. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be...
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Arlene Esther Contreras

January 10, 1936 - April 2, 2020

Arlene E. Contreras, 84, born on January 10, 1936, in Los Angeles, CA, she passed away April 2, 2020. She resided in Ontario, CA at the time of her passing. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Albert, 6 children, her sister Evelyn and brother Anthony. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Silvester Joseph Rodrigues

December 31, 1933 - March 30, 2020

Silvester Joseph Rodrigues, 86, born on December 31, 1933, in Mount Vernon, NY, passed away March 30, 2020. He resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Michael Charles Conley

May 15, 1953 - March 28, 2020

Michael C. Conley, 66, of Monrovia passed away March 28, 2020 with his family by his side. He was born in Denver, Colorado to Richard and Sally Conley. In 1975 he was married to Deborah Conley and they had the privilege to share the past 44 years together. He was a loving Husband to Debbie, an amazing Dad and best friend to his two children, Christopher and Jonathon, the sweetest Father-in-Law...
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Michaelyn Silbert Fidone

August 6, 1945 - March 27, 2020

Michaelyn Silbert Fidone, of Arcadia, CA , passed away from complications of COPD. Michaelyn was born in Beverly Hills and attended Beverly Hills High, Arizona State University and graduated from Choinard Art Institute with a Bachelor's Degree. Michaelyn was a contract analyst for McCulloch Oil Corporation for many years, but her passion was her commitment to helping women achieve sobriety. ...
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Dorothy Jo Ann Ettensperger

May 19, 1930 - March 26, 2020

Dorothy Jo Ann Ettensperger, 89, born on May 19, 1930, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away March 26, 2020. She resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Derek Lyle Wilson

May 24, 1972 - March 21, 2020

Derek Lyle Wilson, 47, born on May 24, 1972, in Arcadia, CA, passed away March 21, 2020. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Marie M Samuelian

May 22, 1936 - March 18, 2020

Marie M. Samuelian, 83, born on May 22, 1936, in Jersey City, NJ, passed away March 18, 2020. She resided in Apple Valley, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California. Marie was a loving mother who always put her children and family first throughout her life. She left us far too early but will be...
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Francisco Fraire

October 4, 1928 - March 15, 2020

Francisco Fraire, 91, born on October 4, 1928, in Mexico, & passed away March 15, 2020. He resided in Los Angeles, CA at the time of his passing. In his lifetime he was a talented and passionate mechanic. If he wasn't working on cars, he was one of the best dressed and best smelling guys around. He always kept his hair combed, face shaved, shoes shined and wore his signature cologne. His love of...
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Donald Powers Muscat

October 30, 1938 - March 14, 2020

Donald Powers Muscat, 81, born on October 30, 1938, in Duarte, CA, passed away March 14, 2020. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Diane Louise Summers

March 15, 1938 - March 14, 2020

Diane Louise Summers, 81, born on March 14, 1938, in Johnstown, PA, United States, passed away March 14, 2020. She resided in Upland, CA at the time of her passing. The Visitation for Mrs. Summers will take place Monday, March 23, 2020 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM and the family of Mrs. Summers has respectfully asked that the graveside service be private for immediate family. Arrangements are under the...
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Susana Hernandez de Vallin

April 12, 1933 - March 13, 2020

Susana Hernandez de Vallin, 86, born on April 12, 1933, in Milpas Viejas, Nayarit, Mexico, passed away March 13, 2020. She resided in Duarte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Ralph Joseph Leech

January 15, 1933 - March 10, 2020

Ralph Joseph Leech, 87, born on January 15, 1933, in Fowler, CO, passed away March 10, 2020. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Gilberto Lopez Garcia

April 3, 1937 - March 10, 2020

Gilberto Lopez Garcia, 82, born on April 3, 1937, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, passed away March 10, 2020. He resided in Los Angeles, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Elaine Lucille Kelly

March 3, 1940 - February 27, 2020

Elaine Lucille Kelly, 80, born on March 3, 1940, in Colusa, CA, passed away February 27, 2020. She resided in Azusa, CA at the time of her passing. There will be a Visitation service on Friday, March 6th 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM, and a Memorial Service on Saturday, March 7th at 11:00 AM, at New Life Assembly of God, 822 Bradbourne Ave. in Duarte, California. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to...
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Michael Anthony Medici

September 5, 1941 - February 26, 2020

Michael Anthony Medici, 78, born on September 5, 1941, in Patterson, NJ, passed away February 26, 2020. He resided in Los Angeles, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Dolores Mary Lorine Diaz

August 10, 1940 - February 17, 2020

Dolores "Mary Lorine" Diaz, 79, born on August 10, 1940, in Glendale, AZ, passed away February 17, 2020. She resided in Pomona, CA at the time of her passing. She is survived by her husband, Cipriano Diaz, daughters; Gloria Diaz and Madeline La Beach, son; Charles Diaz Sr., and 5 grandsons. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia,...
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Stuart Brooks Henderson

September 29, 1928 - February 15, 2020

Stuart Brooks Henderson, 91, born on September 29, 1928, in Omaha, NE, passed away February 15, 2020. He resided in Duarte, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Maria Socorro Gonzalez

July 18, 1934 - February 6, 2020

Maria Socorro Gonzalez, 85, born on July 18, 1934, in Yahualica de Gonzalez Gallo, Mexico, passed away February 6, 2020. She resided in Pasadena, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Eduardo Pedro Cordero

September 1, 1959 - February 6, 2020

Eduardo Pedro Cordero, 60, born on September 1, 1959, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away February 6, 2020. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Shirley Marie Gibson

May 2, 1940 - February 2, 2020

Shirley Marie Gibson, 79, born on May 2, 1940, in Muskogee, OK, passed away February 2, 2020. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Judith Lynne Copsidas

December 10, 1944 - January 31, 2020

Judith Lynne Copsidas, 75, born on December 10, 1944, in Brooklyn, NY, passed away January 31, 2020. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Jean Louise Lewis

December 19, 1927 - January 31, 2020

Jean Louise Lewis, 92, born on December 19, 1927, in Akron, OH, passed away January 31, 2020. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Adrienne Marie Wilson

May 29, 1932 - January 28, 2020

Adrienne Marie Wilson, 87, born on May 29, 1932, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away January 28, 2020. She resided in Pasadena, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Jerris Ann Wilson

May 2, 1931 - January 26, 2020

Jerris Ann Wilson, 88, born on May 2, 1931, in Kennett, MO, passed away January 26, 2020. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Jerris is survived by her three daughters, Vicki Wilson, Karla Wilson and Tanya Smith (Larry), along with six grandchildren - Todd Cissell (Larissa), Amanda Minkanic (Corey), Matt Cissell, Alex Smith (Marlowe), Benjamin Smith, Patrick Smith and three...
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Kelsey Joseph Foutz

January 27, 1947 - January 23, 2020

Kelsey Joseph Foutz, 72, on January 23, 2020, passed away peacefully in his home after a long and difficult battle with cancer. He was born on January 27, 1947 in San Diego, California. He was the oldest of the 7 children raised by Hugh and Burma Foutz. He spent the first years of his childhood in Bakersfield, CA and at about the age of 6 moved to Rosemead, CA where he lived the rest of his youth...
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Debra Anne Sparks

September 29, 1962 - January 22, 2020

Debra Anne Sparks passed away at Queen of the Valley Hospital in Covina on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 surrounded by family and friends. She was 57 years old. Debbie was born September 29,1962 in Pasadena, California to Joseph and Mary (Licari) Budge. She had a wonderful childhood growing up in Arcadia with her older sister, Darlene. Debbie was a 1980 graduate of Arcadia High School. She was a...
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Kathleen Ann Schoenrock

May 5, 1953 - January 21, 2020

Kathleen Ann Schoenrock, 66, born on May 5, 1953, in Glendale, CA, passed away January 21, 2020. She resided in Temple City, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Manuel Baros Gonzales, Jr.

February 8, 1935 - January 21, 2020

Manuel Baros Gonzales, Jr., 84, born on February 8, 1935, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away January 21, 2020. He resided in La Verne, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Luis Humberto Nevares

November 10, 1960 - January 19, 2020

Luis Humberto Nevares, 59, born on November 10, 1960, in Tepetongo, Zacatecas, Mexico, passed away January 19, 2020. He resided in Chino, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Bette Jane McIver

March 18, 1949 - January 19, 2020

Bette Jane McIver, 70, born on March 18, 1949 in Orange, CA passed away after a long courageous battle with leukemia on January 19, 2020. She was the daughter of John and Beth Beauchamp. She grew up in Tustin, CA and graduated from Tustin High School in 1967. She attended Aurora College in Aurora, IL. Bette returned to California and married her high school sweetheart, Paul McIver, in 1970. ...
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Maria G. Licalsi

September 8, 1929 - January 16, 2020

Maria G. Licalsi, 90, born on September 8, 1929, in Azusa, CA, passed away January 16, 2020. She resided in Duarte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Isaia Benito Izzo

February 2, 1928 - January 13, 2020

Isaia Benito Izzo who was born on February 2nd, 1928 in Torrecuso, Italy passed away on January 13th, 2020 in Arcadia, CA. Benito lived a life filled with joy, love, and dedication to his family. As an immigrant from Italy, he worked hard to live out the American dream and live an exemplary life as a wonderful father, husband, Nonno, and friend. Benito is survived by his wife Maria, sons Lino and...
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Jesus J. Rodriguez

April 8, 1949 - January 13, 2020

Jesus J. Rodriguez, 70, born on April 8, 1949, in Guadalajara, Mexico, passed away January 13, 2020. He resided in El Monte, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Aura Jeannette Becerra

October 29, 1964 - January 11, 2020

Aura Jeannette Becerra, 55, born on October 29, 1964, in San Cristobal, Venezuela, passed away January 11, 2020. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Christopher Ferenc Robinson

December 16, 1971 - January 9, 2020

Christopher Ferenc Robinson, 48, born on December 16, 1971, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away January 9, 2020. He resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Vito Frankini

February 2, 1930 - January 9, 2020

Vito Frankini, 89, born on February 2, 1930, in Flushing, NY, passed away January 9, 2020. He resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Edward Valentin Contreras

August 8, 1943 - January 5, 2020

Edward Valentin Contreras, 76, born on August 8, 1943, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away January 5, 2020. He resided in West Covina, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Merilyn Eileen Miller

March 5, 1931 - January 3, 2020

Merilyn Eileen Miller, 88, born on March 5, 1931, in Pasadena, CA, passed away January 3, 2020. She resided in Duarte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Sally Pearl Adkins

May 15, 1927 - January 1, 2020

Sally Pearl Adkins, 92, born on May 15, 1927, in Milner, GA, passed away January 1, 2020. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Joseph Andrew Pappalardo

September 16, 1925 - December 31, 2019

Joseph Andrew Pappalardo, 94, born on September 16, 1925, in Keewatin, MN, passed away December 31, 2019. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing after a long battle with mesothelioma. Joseph grew up in Hibbing, MN and served in the US Navy from 1943 to 1946 during WW II. He met the love of his life, Darlene, when he was 21 and together they married and settled in Pasadena,...
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Rutilia Limon Ruano

June 4, 1928 - December 30, 2019

Rutilia Limon Ruano, 90, born on June 4, 1928, in San Gabriel, CA, passed away December 30, 2019. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Catarina Talamantes Vargas

May 2, 1917 - December 28, 2019

Catarina Talamantes Vargas, 101, born on May 2, 1917, in Las Cruces, NM, passed away December 28, 2019. She resided in Duarte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Stephen Edward Soto

June 2, 1944 - December 28, 2019

Stephen Edward Soto, 74, born on June 2, 1944, in El Paso, TX, passed away December 28, 2019. He resided in Glendora, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California. Steve is survived by his wife Jill Marshall Soto and his Children Liza Soto, Christine Soto, Matthew Soto, Stephen Soto and grandchildren's...
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John Stephen Wolever

September 5, 1946 - December 25, 2019

John Stephen Wolever died at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance on December 25, 2019 at the age of 73 from complications following an accident. John is predeceased by his father, John Frank Wolever. He is survived by his mother and sisters. John is lovingly remembered by his mother, Mildred Wolever of Arcadia; twin sister Paula Neher of Las Cruces, New Mexico; sister...
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Carolyn Burlison-Griffin

May 19, 1968 - December 25, 2019

Carolyn Burlison-Griffin, 51, born on May 19, 1968, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away December 25, 2019. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Thomas Paul Taquino

November 9, 1929 - December 23, 2019

Thomas Paul Taquino, 90, born on November 9, 1929, in New Orleans, LA, passed away December 23, 2019. He resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Elwood Henry Williams

December 13, 1930 - December 22, 2019

Elwood Henry Williams, 89, born on December 13, 1930, in Pasadena, CA, passed away December 22, 2019. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Russell Glenn Wienke

July 22, 1952 - December 22, 2019

Russell "Russ" Wienke, a resident of Monrovia, California, passed away on December 22, 2019, at the age of 67. He was born in Iowa, on July 22, 1952. Russ was a wonderful woodworker and a great designer of custom furniture and kitchen cabinets, as well as special orders. He loved working with painter/designer Joseph Summers of Culver City, California. He later became a certified termite...
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Steven Crawford

December 21, 2019

Steven Edward Crawford, 52, born on February 1967, in Arcadia, CA, passed away December 2019. He resided in Duarte, CA at the time of his passing. Steven is survived by his wife Leticia (Tish) his father (Delrose) his mother, his sister Michelle Moreno (Dave) his mother-in-law Betty (Boop) Gonzalez, his brother-in-laws Danny Zapata (Aleta) , Art Zapata (Amy) his wonderful nieces and nephews. He...
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Leffie Magee Jr.

September 21, 1962 - December 15, 2019

Mr. Leffie Magee Jr. passed away December 15th, 2019 at Methodist Hospital, Arcadia, CA at the age of 57 years. He was born on September 21st, 1962 in New Orleans, LA to Leffie and Magalene Magee. He was a graduate of Collins High School, Collins, MS. He also served in the Military in the early 80's. Leffie Jr. was a fun-loving person, always the life of the party. Willing to lend a helping...
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Byron Greer

December 21, 1939 - December 12, 2019

Byron was born on a feather bed on a farm in the little town of Newbern, Tennessee. He would spend his summers there picking berries, milking cows, and chasing frogs. He lived with his parents, two sisters and a brother. He attended high school and college in Memphis. Let's just say that his first year of college didn't go so well, so he went to live with his sister and brother-in-law in...
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Richard Byron Cole

June 1, 1929 - December 7, 2019

Richard Byron Cole, 90, born on June 1, 1929, in Glendale, CA, passed away December 7, 2019. He resided in Pasadena, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Robert Allen Schultz

October 6, 1934 - December 6, 2019

Robert Allen Schultz, 85, born on October 6, 1934, in Cleveland, OH, passed away December 6, 2019. He resided in Loma Linda, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California. In lieu of flowers dad thought very highly of St.Jude children's research hospital.
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Laura Joan Ruggles

November 28, 1926 - December 5, 2019

Laura Joan Ruggles, 93, born on November 28, 1926, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away December 5, 2019. She resided in Duarte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Leon Youngblood

April 9, 1946 - December 1, 2019

Leon Youngblood, 73, born on April 9, 1946, in Sondheimer, LA, passed away December 1, 2019. He resided in Upland, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Barbara Coin Carlson

July 27, 1927 - December 1, 2019

Dr. Barbara "Bobbi" Coin Carlson Ph.D., born July 27th, 1927, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 1st at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA. Born in Davenport, Iowa, Dr. Carlson's family relocated, when she was a young girl, to the Los Angeles area. Dr. Carlson's interest in helping others began when she was a teenager working as a nurse's aide and then as a medical...
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Michael Paul Meadors

January 22, 1954 - November 29, 2019

Michael Paul Meadors, 65, born on January 22, 1954, in Los Angeles, CA, passed away November 29, 2019. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Juan Martin

November 23, 1922 - November 28, 2019

Juan Martin, 97, born on November 23, 1922, in Islas Canarias, Spain, passed away November 28, 2019. He resided in Alta Loma, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Walter William Ross

March 11, 1934 - November 26, 2019

Walter William Ross, 85, born on March 11, 1934, in AR, passed away November 26, 2019. He resided in Bloomington, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Jonathan Michael Pettinato

August 15, 1996 - November 23, 2019

Jonathan Michael Pettinato, 23, born on August 15, 1996, in Arcadia, CA, passed away November 23, 2019. He resided in Sierra Madre, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Charlotte May Cunz

May 1, 1927 - November 23, 2019

Charlotte May Cunz, 92, born on May 1, 1927, in DeKalb, IL, passed away November 23, 2019. She resided in Pasadena, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Patsy Kathrine Bogle

September 27, 1963 - November 23, 2019

Patsy Kathrine Bogle, 56, born on September 27, 1963, in Wichita, KS, passed away November 23, 2019. She resided in Claremont, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Dawn Anjanette Taylor

May 6, 1971 - November 23, 2019

Dawn Anjanette Taylor, 48, born on May 6, 1971, in Covina, CA, passed away November 23, 2019. She resided in Covina, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Michael James Thomas

December 30, 1953 - November 20, 2019

Michael James Thomas, 65, born on December 30, 1953, in Bismarck, ND, passed away November 20, 2019. He resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of his death. Celebration of Mike's life will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00 am. at Douglass and Zook in Monrovia. Reception following at The Arcadia Woman's Club, 324 S. 1st Ave., Arcadia, CA.
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Veronica Jean Hinman

August 14, 1939 - November 19, 2019

Veronica Jean Hinman (Beasley), 80, of Azusa, CA passed away at her daughter's home on November 19, 2019, after a courageous battle with blood cancer. Veronica was born on August 14, 1939, in Hayes, England, daughter of the late Victor and Marjorie Beasley. She loved her family, church, bible study, and frequent luncheons with her dear friend Margaret Brechbuehl. Veronica loved doing puzzles,...
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Gloria Phyllis Wrathall

June 6, 1945 - November 17, 2019

Gloria Phyllis Wrathall, 74, born on June 6, 1945, in Mitchel Field, NY, passed away November 17, 2019. She resided in Monrovia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Maria Velasco Luera

December 1, 1942 - November 14, 2019

Maria Velasco Luera, 76, born on December 1, 1942, in La Labor, Calvillo, Aguascalientes, Mexico, passed away November 14, 2019. She resided in Duarte, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Lottie Pauline Bugl

December 11, 1921 - November 12, 2019

Lottie Pauline Bugl, 97, born on December 11, 1921, in Munich, Germany, passed away November 12, 2019. She resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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James Alvah Creelman, Jr.

September 28, 1929 - November 10, 2019

James Alvah Creelman, Jr., was born on September 28, 1929 to James and Julia Creelman, in St. Louis, Missouri, and passed away November 10, 2019 in Duarte, California. Proudly serving in Europe during the Korean conflict, he rose to the rank of Corporal in the Fifth Army. Jim followed in his father's footsteps, becoming a Realtor and Developer in St. Louis and then worked locally for Century...
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Bonnie June Brassfield

April 24, 1930 - November 7, 2019

Bonnie June Brassfield, 89, born on April 24, 1930, in Adrian, MI, passed away November 7, 2019. She resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Asma I. Copti

March 2, 1925 - November 7, 2019

Asma I. Copti, 94, born on March 2, 1925, in Hazmieh, Lebanon, passed away November 7, 2019. She resided in Sierra Madre, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Frederick Peter Krinke

January 31, 1928 - November 3, 2019

Frederick Peter Krinke, 91, born on January 31, 1928, in Los Angeles, CA, United States, passed away November 3, 2019. He resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Cecelia Ieraci

February 12, 1939 - November 2, 2019

Pat and Cecelia Ieraci, husband and wife of 60 years, both passed away the week of October 28, 2019. Pat on October 29th and Cecelia on November 2nd. They were long-term residents of Arcadia, California. Cecelia was born on Long Island, New York on February 12, 1939, to Christopher and Marie Guzzetta. Her family later moved to Levittown, New York, where she graduated from high school. Pat was...
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Gerald Thomas Ballard

January 9, 1935 - October 31, 2019

Gerald Thomas Ballard (1935-2019) Gerald Thomas Ballard was born in 1935 to a pioneer family who had lived in the San Gabriel Valley for 9 generations. Jerry, as he was always known, continued to live in San Gabriel and Alhambra for all of his 84 years. He graduated from San Gabriel Mission High in it's first graduating class. After serving his term in the U.S.Army, he pursued careers in hair...
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Dade William Henderson

February 12, 1935 - October 30, 2019

Dade William Henderson, 84, born on February 12, 1935, in Graybull, WY, United States, passed away October 30, 2019. He resided in Azusa, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Pasquale Rocco Ieraci

September 17, 1936 - October 29, 2019

Pat and Cecelia Ieraci, husband and wife of 60 years, both passed away the week of October 28, 2019. Pat on October 29th and Cecelia on November 2nd. They were long-term residents of Arcadia, California. Cecelia was born on Long Island, New York on February 12, 1939, to Christopher and Marie Guzzetta. Her family later moved to Levittown, New York, where she graduated from high school. Pat was...
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Roberta June Ramsell

June 2, 1923 - October 29, 2019

Roberta June Ramsell, left us on October 29, 2019 after spending 96 years on earth. For the last year, she lived at St. Jude's Home in El Monte, California, where she was cared for with love and tenderness, and where she was always happy. Roberta leaves two daughters, Katherine Pearson, of Bishop, California, and Christine Alvary, of Utah, as well as nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren...
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Margaret Rose Kost

August 16, 1925 - October 26, 2019

Margaret Rose Kost, 94, born on August 16, 1925, in PA, passed away October 26, 2019. She resided in Arcadia, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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Penni Ann Moulton

May 1, 1960 - October 20, 2019

Penni Ann Moulton, 59, born on May 1, 1960, in San Gabriel, CA, passed away October 20, 2019. She resided in Glendora, CA at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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