Marian Wilson was born June 21, 1928 in Torrance, CA and passed away on February 5, 2013. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert Wilson; son Patrick Wilson; and grandson Matt Thornton. Marian is survived by her children Dennis Wilson, Mike Wilson and daughter-in-law Lisa Wilson; grandchildren Courtney Garrard and husband David; great grandchildren Amelia Garrard, Janie Lue Garrard and Matthew Thornton; and brother Al Avoian. Although primarily a homemaker, Marian worked as a cafeteria worker for Torrance Unified School District for 13 years. She was a member of Catholic Daughters and Altar Society and attended Nativity Church for over 60 years. Vigil service will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Friday February 8th, 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A Memorial service will be held at Nativity Church in Torrance on Saturday February 9th at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Torrance Memorial Hospital or your favorite charity.

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  1. My condolences to the Wilson Family. May you all find comfort during this painful time. To loose a loved one brings us great sorrow to our hearts. Please know that God cares and he promises to resurrect our dear loved ones sleeping in death John 5:28,29- those in their memorial tombs will hear the voice of his son Jesus and come out; Acts 24:15- there is going to be a resurrection of both righteous and unrighteous. They will be resurrected back to life on a paradise earth where death will be no more. Revelation 21:4- death will be no more; Isaiah 25:8-Jehovah God will swallow up death forever. Please find these scriptures comforting and draw close to God and he will draw close to you. James 4:8.

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