Jean
Jean S. Martin, a 50 year resident of Gardena, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2010 in Mountain View, CA. Born in Roanoke, Virginia on December 16, 1935, Jean was 74 when she died. She moved to CA in 1956 where she lived in the same Gardena home for 54 years. She was Valedictorian of her High School class. Jean was the Department Head of the Data Processing Dept. in the movie industry for 35 years including American International Pictures, Filmways Film, Orion and later MGM. She was known for her naturally curly, silver hair from a young age. Preceded in death by her husband Josef "Papa" Martin. Survived by Daughter Allyce McAlarnis, granddaughter Jaime McAlarnis, great grandson Josef "Little Joey" McAlarnis, sister Frances Kertesz, brother Raymond Stalker, many nieces & nephews and countless number of friends. The memorial service will be held at Rice Mortuary on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. A reception will follow from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. in Rice's Lighthouse Reception Room.

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  1. I’m so sad to hear of Jean’s passing. I had the pleasure of working with her long ago and have thought of her often over the years even if we hadn’t kept in touch, very fond memories.

  2. I’m so sad to hear of Jean’s passing. I had the pleasure of working with her long ago and have thought of her often over the years even if we hadn’t kept in touch, very fond memories.

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