Elaine Marie Motz passed away Thursday, April 7th, 2011 at the age of 85. Elaine was born in New York City, New York on April 2, 1926. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard "Dick" Motz. Elaine had resided in Rancho Palos Verdes since 1964 and never tired of her ocean view. She loved sewing and all crafts and enjoyed making gifts for her family and friends. Elaine was passionate about all animals and in particular dogs. She had many dogs throughout her life and enjoyed visiting with the neighbor's dogs and her granddogs. Elaine is survived by her daughter Karen, son-in-law Paul, son Richard, daugher-in-law Alexandra and grandchildren Richard, Ryan and Stacy. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Elaine's name to Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue, Memo line must read Kang Rescue, P.O. Box 25698, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

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  1. Dear Karen and family. I am so sorry to read about Elaine’spassing. I was a caregiver for her when she returned from the hospital in 2003, March I believe. I truely enjoyed my assignment with her. It was more llike companionship than nursing. We had similar hobbies and likes. Although I haven’t seen her for many years, I will miss her so very much.My phone number is 424 2058430 I would love to talk with you. Yes, I’m still working for Homelife Partners.

  2. Dear Karen and Family, It is obvious that your Mom was a special person as we know that she raised a caring and confident daughter. We send our sincere sympathy for your loss. Posie and Family

  3. Karen,Paul and Richard – So sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. Karen, I see where you get your love of animals. Your mom was very special. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Love, Beth

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