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FALETTO, George Faletto
A Celebration of Life service will be held on April 14, 2015 at Forest Lawn,Cathedral City, Calif.
OTA, Michio Michael
February 19, 1938 - March 25, 2015
Surrounded by his loving family, Mike Ota passed away quietly at home after a long struggle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 54 years, Nancy; daughter Michele; son Chris and wife Peony; grandchildren Isabel and Alexander; sister Joan and husband Frank Kawase; sister Ellen and husband Wayne Takagishi; as well as his large extended family and many friends.
Mike maintained a successful residential and commercial gardening and landscaping business for over 40 years. He especially enjoyed the daily interaction with his clients, best of all, many became close friends. Fun was Mike’s middle name; he relished fishing, skiing, camping, shopping, traveling, working, and family holidays.
A memorial service will be held April 19, 2015, 3 PM, at the Orange County Buddhist Church in Anaheim.
In lieu of koden or flowers, the family requests that his memory be honored by a donation to UC Regents, UCLA Health Services Development., c/o Michelle Jacobson, 10945 Le Conte Ave., Suite 3132, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Checks should be labeled Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine – in Memory of Mike Ota.
PADIAS, Charles E.
Padias, Charles E., retired Commander, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, passed away on April 4, 2015. “Ed” joined the Sheriff’s Department in November 1958 and retired from Region 2 – Patrol in March 1992. He served as a U.S. Marine, at the rank of E4 Sergeant.
A memorial service will be held at Mumaw Funeral Home, 44663 Date Av, Lancaster CA 93534, on April 18, 2015 (Saturday), at 11 am.
March 9, 1919 - April 9, 2015
She completed her ninety-six year journey that began in Brooklyn as the daughter of Irving and Rose Seidman. Her life took a dramatic and romantic turn when she met Sherwood Schwartz on the boardwalk of Rockaway Beach, and he swept her away to Hollywood where he was a writer for Bob Hope. She was a supportive wife and an unwavering vocal fan of her husband’s hit TV series “Gilligan’s Island,” and “The Brady Bunch.” She was an accomplished artist and sculptor and a masterful bridge player while raising four children: Don, Lloyd, Ross and Hope. Known by her grandchildren (Julie, Jill, Andy, Jackie, Nico, Becky, Ilsey and Elliot) and great-grandchildren (Rachel, Sarah, Evan, Aiden, Sawyer, Sydney, Adison and Asher) as Nanny, she delighted in her expanding family. She was cherished by her son-in-law Laurence and her daughters-in-law Betty, Barbara, and Lannette and was lucky to have the love and support of Bonnie Kalisher and Elia Fernandez and later Josie Alfonso and Luisa Delfin whom she adored. She and Sherwood supported numerous worthy charities, and children’s hospitals. She was a gracious and elegant hostess, and she and her smile and keen wit will be greatly missed by her devoted friends and family. She is survived by her brother, Bernard Seidman, and her sister Natalie Gelbert. Services will be held at Hillside Memorial Park on Tuesday, April 14th at 3:00.
WOLF, Sylvia M.
May 28, 1926 - April 8, 2015
Sylvia died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She is survived by her loving daughters, Heidi Wolf and Rhonda Wolf Magasinn, son-in-law, Michael L. Magasinn, and grandsons, A.J. and Matt.
Funeral services will take place Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2:00pm, at Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Sylvia’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Groman Eden Mortuary, Mission Hills, 818-365-7151.