Grasla, Nesta Florence an 83 year resident of Hermosa Beach , passed away on Monday, January 20, 2003 in Torrance. Born in Florida, Nesta was 83 when she died. Nesta was a member of St. Cross Episcopal Church where she taught Sunday School in her teens and was an active member and past president of the Church Women United, taught Bible Study classes and sang in the chior for 65 years (an accomplishment which was recognized and honored by the Bishop). While a member of St. Cross, she met and married her late husband, Charles. She was also a member of the Neptunians Womens Club. She was employed by the Manhattan Beach School District and later moved to the South Bay Union High School District where she remained employed until her retirement. She is survived by Daughter, Kathryn Brannon of Torrance, CA, Daughter, Elizabeth Carfrae of Mission Viejo, CA., 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 23, 2003 from 4-8PM at White & Day Hermosa Mortuary. Services will be Friday, January 24, 2003, 1:00 PM at St. Cross Episcopal Church, 1818 Monterey Ave., Hermosa Beach. Burial will follow at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either the Alzheimers Association or to the St. Cross Memorial Fund in her memory.

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  1. I was so sorry to hear that you lost a loved one in death. It seems so unfair that death should have the power to take away someone you love. And when it happens, the thought of never again being able to talk to, laugh with, or hold your loved one can be most difficult to bear. When my mother died a few years ago I felt that my life had ended. I missed her so much and still do. What gave me comfort and hope is looking at the example of Jesus Christ when he was on earth. Seeing how much he cared for people then and now helped me to get through this difficult time. Yes, Jesus Christ promised that millions now dead will live again on this earth and have the prospect of remaining on it forever under peaceful, paradisaic conditions. (Revelation 21:3, 4) May the God of comfort be with you. Sincerely, Ms. Floyd

  2. Nesta will be missed by many, but she is now at rest with our LORD and SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST, and her husband, Charles. I knew Nesta for 36 years, 3 of which (1967-1970) I was a part of her family. She left a legacy in Hermosa Beach & St. Cross Church. May God comfort and strengthen her family in their loss of a loving Mother, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother. GOD BLESS YOU, Nesta… Jim Schroer Isiah 41:10

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