Herrera, Elois Arellan a 54 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Tuesday October 3, 2006 in Torrance. Born in Fresno, CA, Elois was 86 when he died. Elois was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. One of his passions was gardening, especially keeping up his fruit trees. He is survived by Daughter, Nico (Agustin) Aguilar of Lawndale, CA; Son, Pete (Yolanda) Herrera of Hesperia, CA; Son, Jesus Herrera of Long Beach, CA; Grandson, Agustin Aguilar, Grandson, Carlos Aguilar, Granddaughter Racheal (Frank) Sanchez, Pete Herrera Jr., Ruben Herrera, Jeffrey McIntire, and 10 Great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Maria P. Herrera, and Father, Placido M. Herrera. A gathering of family & friends will be held Friday October 6, 2006 from 6-10pm at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd in Torrance. The Vigil will be at 7pm. The Service will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1050 W. 163rd Street in Gardena on Saturday October 7, 2006 at noon. Burial will follow at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood. A Reception follows at St. Anthony of Padua Parish Hall in Gardena.

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  1. To My Family~ I just want to let you all know that even though this loss in our family is heavy on our hearts, we should rejoyce in the fact that he has gone to rest in Our Fathers Kingdom~and he reunited with his love..Our Blessed Tia Maria, she was to some a Mother, Grandmother..Sister and Aunt. We’re ALL Blessed to have them BOTH in our lives. May God Embrace each and all of us in this time..But better yet, May God Welcome His Son Home. God Bless All of You….Tinko

  2. You will dearly be missed and at the same time we know that you are in a better place with Tia Maria, parents and brothers and sister. We will love,

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