Joseph Raymond Dudzinski, a longtime resident of Torrance, passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 5, 2010. He was born in Brooklyn, NY to Stella and Felix Dudzinski, 76 years ago. Joe served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Germany until his honorable discharge in 1956. He was employed by Rockwell International (now Boeing) in hydraulics for 30 years. He worked on the B-1, a strategic bomber used by the United States Air Force. Joe was a kind and gentle man who will be missed by all. He is survived by his Loving Wife Geraldine, of 52 years, his devoted daughter Linda, brother Robert, sister-in-law Connie, nieces Fran & Pat, and nephew David. A memorial in Joe's honor will be held in Denver, Colorado, in summer 2010. A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary Chapel on Thursday January 14, 2010 from 3:00 P.M. until 4:30 P.M. The funeral Mass will be held at St. Lawrence Martyr Church on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes.

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  1. Dear Linda, You Dad was such a sweet, kind, and gentle person. He was always helpful at the garage sales and fun to have around. I just love all the photos I have of you and your folks. Halloween, the cruise, my bbq, etc… Kind thoughts and prayers for you and your Mom. Love & Miss You, Laura

  2. Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your mom during this difficult time in your life. May God bless you both and keep you strong.

  3. Dear Linda and Geraldine, Mom and I have fond memories of Joe at the Halloween parties and garage sales. I know he will be greatly missed. Remember you are never alone, the Lord is always with you.

  4. Linda: Please accept my most sincere condolence on the loss of your dear father. I know how difficult this is for you. Both you and your mother are in my heart and prayers. Sincerely, Barbara White

  5. Linda, the ceremony was just beautiful. You did a fine job making the arrangements for your father and mother. It’s always a tragic when you lose a parent even tho it’s part of life. I still haven’t gotten over my dad’s death and may never will. Our family will always be here for you.

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