Brochu, Therese



Therese Brochu, Mutual 2, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 22, 2013.

Therese is survived by her husband of 59 years, Daniel Brochu, and her daughters Marlene and Doreen. She had six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Therese was born Sept. 18, 1927, in Quebec, Canada, one of 14 children. She relocated to California with her husband in 1959.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church in Leisure World on Jan. 4 at 10 a.m., followed by a reception in Clubhouse 4.



Chiaro, Maria Triolo


Maria Triolo Chiaro, 95, Mutual 15, passed away on Dec. 23, 2013, at her home. She is survived by her four children, Bernadette (Robert) Vaughan, Jerene Chiaro (Edward Chavez), Jerome (Catherine) Chiaro, and Melinda Chiaro; and her sister, Josephine Zullo.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Francis Chiaro in 1977.

She served in the Navy for three years. A veteran of World War II, she earned the rank of seaman first class.

Maria was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church for 51 years and she enjoyed dancing, painting and spending time with her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today, Thursday, Jan. 2, at 10 a.m., at St. Cornelius Catholic Church: 5500 E. Wardlow Road, Long Beach, Calif., 90808.

Interment will immediately follow at All Souls Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.




In Memoriam

Gennaro Pace 97

Raymond Loughridge 91

Doris K.Martin 87

Jacob Christensen 20

Lucy Tracey 94

Margaret Perez 68

Pamela Ann Palesano 64

Daniel Arenda 38

Donald Beckman 89

Gloria Callahan 83

Emma Bracamonte 68

Gabriela Navarro 29

Carolyn McClellan 81

Mary Peterson 92

Gregory Archibald 66

Georgia Bracamonte 88

Bob Patrick 54

Families assisted by

McKenzie Mortuary,


—paid obituary