O'Grady, Verda M., a 20 year resident of the South Bay , passed away on Sunday,,August 1, 2004. Born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania on February 20, 1915, Verda was 89. She was a member of the Catholic Golden Age Club and South Redondo Sr. Citizens Club and is survived by daughters, Gloria Mancuso of Monongahela, PA and Dr. Shirley Salem of New Orleans, LA; son, Jack Ziedman of Playa Del Rey, CA; daughter-in-law Barbara Zeidman of Los Angeles, CA; Sisters, Gisella Caparell of Arlington, VA and Aurea Lorenzo of Charleroi, PA and brother, M.A. Nestlerode of Everett, WA. Also left to mourn her passing are 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday evening, August 6, with Vigil services at 7:00 PM, both at the Rice Mortuary in Torrance, Mass of Christian burial will 12:30 PM on Saturday, August 7, 2004 at St. James Catholic Church in Redondo Beach. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.

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  1. I have happy memories of the many times as a child I was able to spend part of my summer vacation at my Aunt Verda\’s home. Aunt Verda was my mother\’s best friend. Maureen McManus Gelb

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