MARIA ANGELA LILLY MIRANDA- PEREZ Beloved, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, passed away at home in Rancho Palos Verdes, California in October 5, 2009. Maria dedicated her time to the needs of the Catholic Church during her lifetime. She was the Parish Seamstress in Tijuana, B.C. and at Our Lady of Solitute (Soledad) of Los Angeles. She was known to sew the nun's habits and altar dressings by hand. There was never a task too big for her family or friends. For all the people that knew her, she will be remembered fir her beautiful eyes and smile, generous spirit and childhood stories. Maria is survived by her loving daughters, Minerva Perez Schwartz, Irma V. Padilla, Juanita Y. Martindale, sons, Michael Perez, Armando J. Perez, Grandchildren, Andrea Christina Perez, Debbie Perez, Kayla Ann Mejia, Marissa Colleen Padilla, Juan Jose Valentino Padilla, Jamie Perez Jr., Cassandra Perez Anastacia Irina Schwartz and 6 great grandchildren. We wish to thank the Hospice Team at Torrance Memorial Hospital for their compassionate and tender care. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, California. The mass services will be on Monday, October 12, 2009, St. John Fisher Church at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum, 4201 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles. In lieu of flowers, a charitable donation of your time to the elderly afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease is appreciated.

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