Gregory
Loving husband of Lyn and doting father of Chelsea and Matthew, passed away April 22, 2003. Born in Long Beach on November 6, 1947, Greg was a lifelong South Bay resident. He attended St. James Catholic School and Church, where he served as an altar boy. He also attended West High School, where he lettered in Track & Field. Greg created and coached the first Torrance Special Olympics soccer team. He was a very active volunteer for people in need and the developmentally challenged population. He was a gentle and kind soul who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Survived by Wife, Lyn; Daughter, Chelsea; Son, Matthew; Brothers, James (Linda), William (Madeline), Kevin (Teresa) and Anthony; Sister, Patricia Churchill (Steven); and ten nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday, April 15, 4:00-8:00pm, with Rosary at 7:00pm, at Rice Mortuary, 5301 Torrance Blvd, Torrance. Celebration of the Roman Catholic Mass and Rite of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, April 26, 10:00am at St. James Catholic Church, 415 Vincent Ave., Redondo Beach, with internment to follow at Green Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to Greg's favorite organization, the ARC South Bay (Association of Retarded Citizens), 1735 S. Rosecrans Ave., Gardena, CA, 310-532-6333.

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