July 15, 1925 ~ October 3, 2007
Beloved mother and grandmother Henrietta Duarte passed away Weds. Oct. 3rd with her daughter and son-in-law by her side.
Henrietta was born in Lompoc, CA on July 15th 1925 and resided in Redondo Beach for the last 76 years. "Grandma Henri" as known to many was a teacher's aid for over 24 yrs, where she received numerous awards for her bi-ligual teaching abilities. Henrietta was very dedicated to her faith and beliefs. Her hobbies and interests including sewing outfits for herself and family, working in the yard with her flowers, and spending time with her family including her 6 grandchildren and her 7 great grand children.
Henrietta is survived by her son Anthony Duarte and daughter-in-law Jennifer Duarte of Fallbrook CA., her daughter Anna Granados "Sugar" and son-in-law Juan Granados of Redondo Beach and her sister Jennie Torres and brother Joe Torres of Redondo Beach and Brother Socko Torres of San Pedro. Preceded in death by her father Catarino Torres and mother Francisca Torres.
"Henrietta taught us many things in her life, but the most important and valuable was to be good to each other".
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Oct. 9th from 4-8 pm and services will be held Oct. 10th at 10 am at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, Ca.
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