April 22, 1925 ~ November 8, 2005
Serra, Carl C.
of Redondo Beach passed away November 8, 2005 at home with his devoted wife of 59 years, Agnes by his side. Born in Star Junction, PA, Carl was 80 when he passed. One of his greatest loves was his participation in the Order Sons of Italy for which he was a past local, and State President. He was also a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church and The Knights of Columbus. Carl is survived by his wife, Agnes; son, Carl L. Serra (Donna) of Visalia, CA and their children, Ben, Krista, Brandin, Vanessa and Kaylie and their grandchildren Stephen and Seth; daughter, Gloria Serra of Torrance, CA and her children Nicole and Ryan. He will be remembered as a man that deeply loved his family and friends, his zest for having fun, and as someone that was always willing to lend a helping hand. We will miss him greatly and he will remain in our hearts forever. A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Sunday, November 13, 2005 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. with a Vigil at 7:00 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be held at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach on Monday, November 14, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carl C. Serra Scholarship Fund or Society to Aid the Retarded (S.T.A.R.).
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