Murillo, Lucrecia "Lu" or "Lucy", a 73 year resident of the South Bay, Lawndale, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 in Torrance. Born in Hawthorne, CA, Lucrecia was 73 when she died. Lucrecia was a member of Saint Catherine Laboure Church in Torrance. She attended Leuzinger High school. She held a few jobs before going into food service and retired from Hawthorne High School. She loved music, singing and spending time with her family. She loved spending time in her garden, could make anything grow, and was a huge Laker's fan. Lu is survived by her husband, Jose Murillo; daughter, Deborah (Stephen) Belbey; son, Steven (Herlinda) Ortiz; 6 siblings: Peter Lopez, Mary Crandall, Birdie Kittoe, John Lopez, Cruz Salamon, Izzy Lopez; 9 grandchildren: Chris (Andrea) Hopkins, Michelle, Punky Smith, Stevie, Steven, Stevana, Max, Sophia, Spencer Ortiz; and 3 great-grandchildren: Chris, Brandon, and Austin Hopkins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlota and Ysebel Lopez, and brothers Tony and Corky Lopez. A gathering of family & friends will be held at White & Day Mortuary in Manhattan Beach on Wednesday August 5, 2009 from 2-6pm. The Rosary and Vigil will begin at 6pm, followed by a Reception in the Lighthouse room until 9pm, all at the Mortuary. Please use this website, to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.

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  1. To my sis, we will miss you!!!! The Murillo Children will miss their UNCLE LUMMIE!!!!! My Children and I would like to send the family all our love and condolences to you. Lummie will always be with us!!!! Love Carmen, Gina (Danny Solis), Armando Leonor (Lindsay), Sandra Alicia Murillo and the grandchildren Angelina and Anthony Solis. WE LOVE YOU UNCLE LUMMIE!!!!

  2. Our sincere sympathy to Lumie’s family. So many memories we shared expecially the time when she sang “Proud Mary” at our daughter Lydia’s wedding. The song has always brought a smile on our face and Lumie’s name.

  3. LuLu will be greatly missed by all the Rehfelds. She was a joy to be around and a good friend to our mother, Victoriana. Our thoughts are with you through this time of sorrow. With our sincere sympathy the Rehfeld family.

  4. I would like to thank everyone for helping us make my Nana’s services so beautiful. Nana,I love and miss you so much. You will live on forever in my heart.

  5. My sincere sympathy to cousin Jr & Family. Lumie was a wonderful lady sweet memories of her & Jr’s love and kindness to me and my family. My prayers are with you. Love & God Bless.

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