Life’s Important Moments: In Memoriam Feb. 2021

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In Memoriam

Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the following current and retired City employees who have passed away. The number after the name indicates years of service.

Active (name, dept., years of service)

Armstrong, Crystal Housing 15
Bennett, Mark DWP 4
Burcelis, Jessie Lee Library 28
Carvajal Kung, Nora Econ./Wrkfrc. Dev. 20
Caudillo, Richard Housing 14
Caudillo, Richard E. DWP 4
Espinosa, Gilbert Rec and Parks 25
Gordon Jr., Howard Public Works 2
Jimenez, Lorenzo LAPD 12
Jimenez Jr., Lorenzo DWP 6
Lucas, Larry J. General Services 1
Orozco, Jose Convention Center 6
Patel, Kartik Transportation 25
Talcott, John Public Works 20
Weber, Ronald Bldg. & Safety 5


Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Asam, Allen K. Transportation 45
Aubrey, David. A. DWP 33
Belmonte, Stella LAPD 38
Bermann, Peter M. Gen. Services 33
Bozoian, Paul DWP 11
Bradford, Elmer R. N/D N/D
Brennan, Robert B. N/D N/D
Brown, Betty J. DWP 28
Bulpitt, Scott T. Harbor 30
Carlisle, Charles L. N/D N/D
Cheever, Lloyd E. DWP 39
Cisneros, Isabel L. Rec and Parks 30
Coleman, Jerry L. Transportation 30
Cooperman, Fred N/D N/D
Crabtree, Clarence I. DWP 35
Crum, Thomas L. N/D N/D
Davidson, Robert C. DWP 37
Davis, Felix W. Public Works 20
Davis, Glenn Edward ITA 11
De La Rosa, Manuel DWP 37
Diaz, Fernando DWP 25
Dow, Douglas B. N/D N/D
Duplessis, Rudolph J. Airports 30
Edwards, Roland E. N/D N/D
Felix, Arthur S. N/D N/D
Foster, Bernadine S. N/D N/D
Garcia, Antonio V. Airports 29
Gatinga, Elisa C. N/D N/D
Gerster, John H. DWP 29
Gordon, Thomas J. DWP 18
Griffin, Donald E. N/D N/D
Grisco, Randall DWP 30
Guillory, John L. N/D N/D
Gunasekara, Thelma Public Works 35
Hardy, Robert Public Works 8
Hauser, Brian C. DWP 10
Hayata, Tokiko DWP 34
Heinlein, Carl R. DWP 30
Heramis, Dax C. N/D N/D
Hills, Drena T. Transportation 34
Hoang, Kien T. DWP 30
Hobbs, Esther M. N/D N/D
Hodges, Jack D. Rec and Parks 13
Hoffman, Joan M. N/D N/D
Holder, Joseph DWP 28
Hulderman, John N. N/D N/D
Johnson, Charles L. Airports 25
Johnson, Lawrence DWP 28
Jones, Mae Ethel N/D N/D
Jong, Monty A.W. Bldg. & Safety 33
Leemon, Irving M. Gen. Services 33
Luster, Shelley N/D N/D
Martin, Dennis E. Public Works 34
McClive, William J. N/D N/D
McTigue, John Rec and Parks 30
Meyers, Kenneth H. Public Works 31
Miniaci, Joseph Gen. Services 12
Ministeri, James J. N/D N/D
Moore, Charles Gen. Services 32
Moritsugu, Roy S. Public Works 36
Murtha, James E. DWP 25
Najera Jr., Emigdio DWP 20
Ochi, Rose M. N/D N/D
Orseno, Thomas J. N/D N/D
Ortega, Felix G. DWP 23
Ozawa, Lynne M. City Council 34
Ramos, Julian Gen. Services 35
Reitmeyer, Robert R. DWP 31
Reveles, Raul Mejia LAPD 30
Roberts, Jerry El Pueblo His. Mon. 26
Robertson, Michael LAPD 33
Rodriguez, Xavier R. DWP 32
Schaeffing, James DWP 18
Shimatsu, Rodger K. Public Works 15
Slutzky, Elsa B. Rec and Parks 10
Strong, Norman E. DWP 28
Taylor, Donell C. DWP 31
Thomas, Norman DWP 34
Torres, Fernando M. Airports 32
Trujillo, Joseph E. DWP 27
Ubavich, Nevenka DWP 46
White, Susan Finance 31
Whitmore, James E. DWP 37
Williams, Ronnie Gen. Services 28
Wong, Wayne N/D N/D
N/D = not disclosed

Note to Readers:
In last month’s In Memoriam list, we published the name of John Robb as having passed away. That was correct according to the list we received from LACERS. However, in a case of mistaken identities, there is a living Club Member with the same name. The deceased was John O. Robb; John E. Robb, who retired five years ago from the DWP, is alive and we are happy to report well. We apologize for the confusion, and with this month will begin publishing the lists containing middle initials where available. – Ed.