Juanita (Jennie) Hatfield, 82, was born in Lompoc, CA. She was an 80 year resident of Redondo Beach and an active parishioner of St. James Catholic Church. She passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 peacefully in her own home. She was an unparalleled homemaker and enjoyed sewing, cooking, quilting and entertaining at her home. Jennie looked forward to her annual Catalina trips and always welcomed family and friends. She was an avid fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and enjoyed watching football games also. Her greatest joys were her grandchildren, Daniel, Erin, Mackenzie and Amanda. Jennie is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Robert (Bob) Hatfield; siblings Lorenzo (Emma) Gomez; Lupe (Chuey) Hernandez; Vincent (Beverly) Granados; son, Peter and his wife, Jennifer; daughter, Julie McCarl and her husband, Eric along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by parents, Calistro and Ramona Gomez and niece, Staci Granados. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Rice Mortuary on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 5pm-9pm. Rosary service will be at 7pm. The Mass will be held at St. James Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10am. Reception immediately following in Church's Hall. Burial will be at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach at 1:30pm. Check back to view the online video tribute.

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