August 24, 1953 ~ September 2, 2015
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Judy (Delperdang) Smale. She was born August 24th, 1953 and passed away on September 2nd, 2015. She has been a life long resident of Torrance, CA and graduated from West High School in 1971.
Judy was unfortunately diagnosed this past November 2014 with Stage 4 Liver cancer and while she fought hard, sadly the cancer won. Judy was a beloved Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Wife, Mother, Grandmother and friend and will be missed immensely by the people who were lucky to have known her. Not a day went by that she didn't make someone laugh or smile.
Judy is survived by her parents, Willis & Clara Delperdang, Her sisters Jeanne Delperdang, Carol (Delperdang) Vincent (husband Bill, children Lauren, Nick & Rachel) and Nancy Delperdang (boyfriend Matt) – Also her nieces & nephews Cory, Amber & Russell. She is also survived by her husband, Bill, daughter Sarah Navarro (husband Sergio, children Joshua & Jason) and son Josh Smale (girlfriend Sam).
Please join us in remembering Judy with a service at Rice Mortuary Saturday 9/12/15 - Service will begin at 10am
5310 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
** Please wear bright colors, as Judy requested this not to be a dark day but a celebration of her joy for life **
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