McGarr, Ceola Jean, a 56 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2011. Ceola was 83 when she died. Ceola was a member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW and Rosemont Senior Club. Her passions were her grandchildren, Bingo and the LA Lakers. Ceola is survived by daughter, Barbara McGarr ; sons, Fred McGarr and Mark McGarr and sister, Kay Gorsett. She was preceded in death by parents, Fred and Mayme Sheelhaase. The Memorial Service will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 11:30 AM. A reception will immediately follow at the Gardena VFW Hall. Burial will be private.

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  1. Dear McGarr Family and Friends, Deepest condolences. We will miss Ceola. She was a wonderful person. We knew her from her VFW events and from St. Anthony of Padua’s Senior Citizen Club, in Gardena, where she had served as an officer and an active member. Ceola loved her Church, her family, and her friends. We will miss her friendly, caring smile. God bless, Elaine and Eleanor Bersano

  2. I am sending my heartfelt condolences to your family. Ceola was a beautiful woman who brightened my day each time I came to work and visited her. We loved our Lakers together and I will always remember her fondly and know she is an angel in heaven now and rejoicing!!!

  3. You have lost a wonderful mother and we have lost a dear friend. Please accept my sympathy at this sad time. My love, Shirley Smith

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