Lifes Moments: In Memoriam January 2024

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We honor those who have passed away and recognize their lifelong service to the City of Los Angeles. Their lives mattered to our City and our region.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the following current and Retired City employees who were reported to have passed away.


In Memoriam

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Active (name, dept., years of service)

Jones, Anthony C. Airports 17
Ip, Steven LADWP 16
Lin, Louis T. Transportation 15
Pickens, Machelle Transportation 29
Reese, William J. Public Works 34
Toliver, Nicholas M. LADWP 32


Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Baier, Edmond E. 
Boone, Dolores T. Airports 30
Brown, Arthur T. 
Carazza, Alfred Public Works 30
Carlin, John W. General Services 29
Caulfield, Monica A. Library 16
Cirella, Alfonso F. LADWP 35
Cota, Frances A. 
Culbertson, William J. LADWP 32
Douglas, Janet M. LADWP 35
Eason, Tafalla N. ITA 24
Engel, Gloria A. LADWP 20
Freed, Robert LADWP 10
Gagnon, Robert J. Finance 24
Gonzales, George J. LADWP 30
Gonzalez, John A. LADWP 29
Hall, Robert L. 
Heinrich-Josties, Hans Public Works 28
Hernandez, Steven A. LADWP 31
Johnson, Marcus L. 
Kellogg, Robert W. 
Lebo, Charles I. LADPW 31
Lorence, Charles W. LAPD 30
Louck, Frank A. Library 34
Lozano, Octavio J. Building and Safety 23
Magee, Charles V. LAPD 34
Marrero, Victor A. ITA 32
Marquez, Charles L. LADWP 22
Mastrolia, Catherine A. Personnel 11
Mathieu, Odell LADWP 42
Mayfield, Carolyn J. 
McReynolds, Laurent LADWP 34
Momohara, Harold H. General Services 28
Mosley, John E. Rec and Parks 28
Najera, Joaquin A. 
Nelson, Don O. 
Packard, Robert F. 
Patron, Susan H. Library 34
Paul, Mickey L. LADWP 29
Reaux, Forest 
Reed, James W. 
Rolfe, Ernest J. Rec and Parks 37
Samara, Jack N. LADWP 31
Sanchez, William V. LADWP 31
Scavone, Rocco A. 
Smith, James 
Spaulding, Arthur O. 
Stallings, Joe S. LADWP 29
Stekkinger, Leo P. Harbor 37
Tripp, Albert L. Rec and Parks 1
Vercher, Jasper W. Airports 10
West, Katherine M. LADWP 44
Williams, Phillip Transportation 27
Wilson, Betty R. Dept. on Disability 27
Young, Fred E. Public Works 30
Zorick, Mark R. LADWP 30