June 9, 1944 ~ August 12, 2008
heila Ray Gianelli, a long term Redondo Beach resident, passed away quietly in her home on August 12, 2008. She recently celebrated her 64th birthday.
Sheila was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming on June 9, 1944. She later attended high school in Arizona and then college at Arizona State University. Sheila later traveled the world as a flight attendant for American Airlines where she met many celebrities, including Elvis, The Beatles, Marlon Brando, and Ann Margaret among others. Sheila was a talented singer and dancer who performed as a back up vocalist for country music legend, Waylon Jennings among others.
Sheila moved to Redondo Beach in 1965 where she met her husband Michael.
Sheila is survived by her husband Michael and two children, Gina and Jeffrey.
The Family will be holding a memorial service to celebrate Sheila's full and exciting life. The service will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, August 23, 2008. Baycities Community Church is located at 2043 Lomita Blvd, Lomita, CA. Please join us celebrating her wonderful life.
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