Quiroz, Melida a 55 year resident of Torrance, passed away on May 23, 2005 in Torrance, CA. Born in Mateares, Nicaragua, Melida was 97 when she died. She is survived by Daughter, Maria Pepper, Sons, Louis, Michael, & Xavier Quiroz, 10 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren. A Memorial Service followed by Reception will be Saturday, June 4, 2005, 11:00 A.M. both at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA. Inurnment will be private

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  1. Se que estas gozando en la gloria de nuestro senor. Nos vas hacer mucha falta pero se que con mi querido Enrique estan haciendo chistes. Mucho amor. Prima Evelyn.

  2. Our hearts go out to the family of Melida at this trying time. We can only imagine how difficult this can be. Your mom has joined her husband and is fondly looking down on you. She was a special lady who always told it like it was and made me laugh even though I only know a little espanol!! I\’ll never forget how she always had a smile( unless the Dodgers were losing) and wanted to hold my baby boy and rock him like he was her own family. She loved animals and went out of her way to feed the birds and neighborhood cat. She even had bottled water for her dog yoya. She made the best empanadas. She will be missed by many. All our best, Stephanie, Lance and Zane

  3. Desde Barcelona te recordamos en nuestras oraciones, tanto Nacho como Esther, Sergi y yo no te olvidaremos. Mis hermanas, aunque no te conocieron, tambin rezan por ti. Paqui

  4. All the best to Miguelito and family during this trying time. It\’s never easy. Hang in there, and think of the good times. Best Regards, Dave Winters

  5. Mis condolencias a los tios Quiroz y a Nicky. La tia ahora esta gozando de la presencia de sus hermanos y Dios en el cielo!

  6. To:Maria and Family Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother she will be greatly missed.

  7. Maria and family please know that you are in my thoughts and certainly in my prayers. My love to all of you. Cecilia

  8. The kuchinskas family sends our deepest sympathy in the loss of tia Melida.I have the fondest memories of going to california and hanging out at tia melidas house.that is when michael wasn\’t getting me into trouble.then it became a refuge.I always admired tia melidas fun loving & positive out look on life.God will take care of her.And you know that she is still rooting for the dodgers.Regards Jerrold and Family

  9. I will always admire and hold the deepest regards for my tia Medida, who was always a very independant lady. I will miss her very much. She was the sister of another person who was such an icon in my life. I would like to send my deepest sympathy to xavior,mike,louie and maria. Mike drop me a line sometime. Ed K.and Family

  10. It was always so fascinating to me that I had an Aunt that was so independent and outspoken,I wish I had known her better. I know how hard it is to lose a mother, as I myself have lost mine. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Much Love, Teresa A Luckey (Tampa, Fl.)

  11. Maria and family we would like to express our deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother, even though I don\’t remember meeting tia Melida I have only heard great things about her. Heath

  12. Nuestro mas sincero pesame para toda la familia. Recordaremos con mucho carino a la tia Melida.

  13. Mike, Maria ,Less,Nick,y para toda la familia desde aca estamos unidos con ustedes en este dolor ,pero con la seguridad de que la tia Melida esta gozando en el cielo con todos los familiares que se adelantaron a la presencia de Dios.Les queremos mucho .Edgar

  14. No poda dejar de expresarles a Maria, Leslie y a Nick y dems familiares lo que he sentido el fallecimiento de mi querida amiga, Melida. Mis oraciones estn junto a Uds.

  15. Reciban nuestro mas profundo pesame. Dona Melida fue una muy querida amiga de mi madre, Mercedes Cuadra Vega, y tambien de mi tia Julia Cuadra de Noguera desde que eran jovenes. Estoy segura que ya se encontraron y estan celebrando estar juntas de nuevo.

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