WILSON, JOHN M. of Torrance , passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2003. Jophn was born June 1, 1935 in Michigan, was a Korean War, U.S. Army veteran and was very active in the Torrance So.Bay Family YMCA for over 20 years, engaging in activities from Indian Guides to years long fund raising efforts. He retired from Fairchild Industries following a career in aerospace spanning some 35 years. Survivors include his loving wife, Irene, his son, Jon and his grandson, Gabriel. Memorial services will be held on Friday, February 28, 2003 at (tent 3 or 4 PM) at RICE MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503. Private cremation and inurnment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to the Torrance So.Bay Family YMCA.

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  1. To the Wilson family; It is with a heavy heart that I express my deepest sympathies on the passing of John. I have worked with John for 10+ years including has final project under contract at Fairchild and always found his attitude refreshing…he will be sorely missed.

  2. Missing you with deep sorrow and pain but you will live on in my heart forever…Your Lil\’ Auditor Bren

  3. May the wonderful memories of your life with John help you through this difficult time. Our hearts go out to you.

  4. Dear Irene, John, and Gabriel, I am so sorry to hear of John\’s passing. I want you to know how much I appreciated his friendship during the 10 years I worked with him at Fairchild. He was such a very kind gentleman and a good co-worker. I have wonderful memories of all the special candy and other treats he gave us for holidays,etc. in such unique boxes, etc. I have cinnamon Christmas decorations that hang on my tree and a wonderful candle that glows which he gave me which will be my remembrance of him in my home. I pray that God will be with you during this hard time and that you will be comfoted by all the precious times you had together as a family. Love, Corinne Larson

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