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 Rice Mortuary 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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