Betty Mangiagli, age 84, Torrance resident, died peacefully on February 12, in her home surrounded by family. Betty was born August 6, 1923, in Garland, Texas. She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Daniel; son William; daughters Janis Williams (Dolan) and Gina Federer (John). She was proud grandmother to Daniel Mangiagli; Katie and Scott Williams, Lisa and Andrew Federer; David, Steven, Brian, Benjamin, Michael, Nicholas, and Adam Dessert and 2 great-grandchildren, Jessica Dessert and William Del Mar Dessert. A Funeral Service will be held, Monday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m. at Rice Mortuary in Torrance.

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  1. I used to work with Betty at Southeast Library many years ago. She was like a second mother to me. She always talked about her wonderful family. I absolutely adored her and thought about her often after I left there in 1975.

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