August 7, 1931 ~ June 25, 2004
Katherine Elizabeth McArdle (1931-2004), 72 of Torrance, died Friday, June
25, 2004 at Torrance Memorial Medical Center with her loved ones by her side.
She was born in Attlboro, Massachusetts. Married in 1950 to (the late) Donald
James McArdle, they moved to California in 1952. She lived in Torrance most
of her life.
She is survived by Five daughters, Karen Burke of Torrance, California;
Florence Bedell of Duluth, Minnesota; Cheryl Schwagerl of Marietta, Goergia;
Patricia Valencia of Torrance, California; Dawn McArdle' Smith of Lomita,
Also survived by two brothers, Roland Fischbach of Rehoboth, Massachusetts; Nicholas
Fischbach of Brewster, Massachusetts; one sister, Loraine Gurn of Lewisville, Flowermound,
Texas; 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A visitation is planned for July 2, 2004, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM at White & Day
Colonial Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA with Funeral services
July 3, 2004, 11:00 AM at the mortuary. Graveside services will be immediately
following at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach, California.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, PO Box 9025, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01202.
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