Patricia L. Motta

In Loving Memory of
Patricia Louise Motta

July 25, 1936 ~ November 11, 2017

Funeral Mass 

                                     Thursday December 21, 2017 ~ 9:30 a.m.                                                                                         Risen Christ chapel                                                             5835 W. Slauson Ave., Culver City 90230

                                                            Internment                                                             Holy Cross Cemetery

~ Forever In Our Hearts~

Christopher Kelly

In Loving Memory of

Christopher William Kelly, age 94, of El Segundo, CA passed away on November 3, 2017. He was born in Dublin Ireland. Christy, as he was fondly known by his family and friends, meet and married the love of his life, Joan, in Dublin and they were happily married for 64 years. In 1957, leaving his job as a cooper at the Guinness St. James Gate Brewery in Dublin, Christy and Joan, along with their young son Hugh, immigrated to the United States. In 1960, Christy settled his family in El Segundo and started a prosperous career at Trans World Airlines. Christy was an active member of the Los Angeles Irish community and sat on both the Irish Fair Board and the Rose of Tralee Board. In 1977, Christy helped Joan start the Kelly School of Traditional Irish Dance,

which was one of the first Irish Dance Schools in Los Angeles and is still in operation today.  The Kelly School has taught over 1,000 children the art of Irish dance


Christy is survived by his wife Joan, son Hugh, daughters Imelda, Claire and Carol and eight wonderful grandchildren: Chris, Brian, John, Mikyla, Jessica, Emily, Isabelle and Samantha, and preceded in death by his granddaughter Cara.  His family was the joy and light of his life. Christy could always be found around town at one of his grandchildrens’ events, a local garage sale or walking his beloved dog Bandit.  
I nbeatha i gco’nai gratha, I mba’s ni de’anfadh dearmaid faoi. In life always loved, in death not forgotten.
A Rosary will be held on Tuesday, November 21st at 7 pm, and the funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, November 22nd at 10 am at American Martyrs Church – 624 15th St, Manhattan Beach. Burial will immediately follow the mass at Holy Cross Cemetery – 5835 West Slauson Ave., Culver City. There will be a reception at 513 Main Street, El Segundo, following the burial at 1pm  All are welcome to attend and celebrate his life.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles or a charity of your choice.


Janet Mason

In Loving Memory Of

Janet Ann Cunningham Mason, 92, of Los Angeles passed away October 18 th , 2017 after a short hospitalization at Marina Del Rey Hospital, in Marina Del Rey California. She was visited by her family and friends and listened to one last Dodger game.

Janet was born July 18 th , 1925 in Pennsylvania having one sister, Louise. She graduated from Avalon High School where she stomped the grounds and twirled baton as a Majorette. Childhood friends and sweethearts ”Jan” and “Ray” were married in 1946, they would spend the next 63 years together. (Raymond Stewart Mason preceded in death, 2009).

They raised their 3 children in Pennsylvania and in 1970 the family headed West to California where they settled in the Los Angeles area. Here Jan had a career working for a few different major corporations until she retired, still keeping up with a busy schdule. Janet and Ray were longtime members of Westchester United Methodist Church, where Jan volunteered, she was also a member of
P.E.O. Jan enjoyed traveling, gardening, and was a baker of delicious treats.

Janet is Survived by her Children: Daughter, Barbara Peoples, (Husband Dennis Peoples, deceased). Son, Glenn Mason (Wife, Nancy Mason), Son Jeffery Mason, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and cherished friends.

A Remembrance and Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held on Saturday November 4 th , 2017 at Westchester United Methodist Church at 11:00 A.M. Reception immediately to follow.

Samuel W. Douglass

In Loving Memory of

Samuel W. Douglass

Entered Into Life
January 02, 1931

Entered Into Rest
October 18, 2017

                     Visitation for those of you who would like to pay your final respect to                Mr. Samuel Douglass

Wednesday October 25, 2017
4 p.m. ~ 7 p.m.
Douglass Mortuary ~ Memory Chapel
500 E. Imperial Ave.
El Segundo, 90245


                                                   Celebration of life Service                                                                                           Sunday November 5th at 1 p.m.                                                                                               Balboa Bay Resort                                                                                 1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663                                 

The people you live for, laugh with and love;
those who support you unconditionally,
who continually show up, stay up and make up.
our family may not have it all together.
but together we have it all.