Helen C. Trujillo Our beautiful mother passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 7th at her home surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born in Hatch, New Mexico on June 15, 1931. She was a long-time resident of Gardena for over 60 years. She retired from Boeing Aircraft, Long Beach as an upholsterer. She also attended Curves daily in Redondo Beach where she will be missed by all her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Epimenio F. and Aurora Carreras, brothers Daniel, Louie and Adolfo, sisters Edelmira Herrera, Sofia Atencio, and Erlinda Piña. She is survived by her daughters Viola Pena, Patsy Avina, Vanessa Manjarrez, sons Michael (Benita) Trujillo, Fred (Maribel) Trujillo, and Steven (Vivian) Trujillo, sisters Flora (Danny) Ibarra, Carrie Gorman, Esther Ramirez, Anita (Herb) Griffith, and Epimenio D. (Sue) Carreras, brother-in-law Paul Herrera, 14 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A rosary and funeral mass will be held Thursday, December 15th beginning at 9:30 am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Gardena.

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