Derleth, Anita, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2009 peacefully at her home in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Anita is survived by husband, Harry Derleth, children, Maryellen (Mike) Keating, Deborah (John) Sisker, James (Mary) Lawson, Thomas (Diane) Lawson, Richard (Lisa) Derleth, Diane (Frank) Berenguer, Larry Derleth, Mike Derleth and Colleen Pickens, 18 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 10AM at St. John Fisher Church in Rancho Palos Verdes with committal in Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, CA.

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  1. Harry and Family, Extending My Sincere Condolences On The Loss Of Anita. She Is Now Resting In The Hands Of The Lord. May The Lord Grant You The Strength To Endure As You Go Forth On Your Journey In Life. It Was A Honor To Have Know And Cared For Her. Love Olga (Caregiver)

  2. Anita was my beautiful friend. Kind, generous, fun loving, interested in social interaction, ready to “GO” at any time. Harry, your devotion, love, caring of Anita was the only thing that made the past years possible to survive. You are the best in all ways!! I hope and pray that you will be able to remember all the wonderful times you both had together, and to forgive the endless pain Anita endured over these past years of illness. My love and thanks to you Harry. I will remember Anita and feel great sorrow for her illness, for the remainder of my life. We have lost of Beautiful Lady!!! Love, Babs Woodcock

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