March 28, 1920 ~ November 14, 2009
MARJORIE ERWIN, our dear mother, peacefully passed away November 14th. 2009, at the age of 89. She was born in Dearborn, MO in 1920. Grew up in St. Joseph, MO and came to Los Angeles in 1939. Married in 1942 to Warren L. Erwin. They had three children and resided in Downey, CA for 50 years. Marjorie was a secretary with the Downey Unified School District for 20 years. She retired in 1983, moved to Torrance, CA in 2000 and enjoyed her remaining years there. Marjorie was an avid reader, loved music and gardening. But her real passion was traveling! She crossed the globe visiting many countries in her 18 trips and could recount most every detail!
She is survived by a son, Mark Erwin(Janet) and daughters Cathy Gillman(Jerry) and Laura Newhall(Forrest), as well as five grand children. Also three sisters, Helen Michalek, Carmen Valcour and Rita Sandburg. A Rosary will be held at Rice Mortuary Chapel in Torrance at 7:P.M. on Sunday November 22nd. The Memorial Mass will be at 1:00 P.M. Monday, November 23rd. at St. Lawrence Martyr Church in Redondo Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Providence Trinity Care Hospice Foundation, 2601 Airport Dr. Ste 230 Torrance, CA 90505
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