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Diego Burrola

November 22, 1933 - August 21, 2011

In Loving memory of DeigoBurrola born Nov. 22, 1933 and passed away on August 21, 2011. He joins his high school sweetheart and wife of 51 years Virgie “Mamacita” Burrola and his first born son Johnny Burrola. He was a devoted, loving and unselfish family man to his children Cathy (Gabe) Tellez, Carlos, Andy (Tia) Burr…read more

In Loving memory of DeigoBurrola born Nov. 22, 1933 and passed away on August 21, 2011. He joins his high school sweetheart and wife of 51 years Virgie “Mamacita” Burrola and his first born son Johnny Burrola. He was a devoted, loving and unselfish family man to his children Cathy (Gabe) Tellez, Carlos, Andy (Tia) Burrola; grandchildren Victor, Gabi (Vince), Sarah (Carlos) Anthony, Gianni (Katie), Mikael, Amanda, Allie, Jacob, David and Sam;great-greatgranchildren Isabella, Allyssa, Brandon, Giancarlo and Nino to Eddie (Tori) and Leslie. Originally from Alamorgodo, NM he was a Harbor City resident of 60 years and a 1952 graduate of Narbonne High School. He retired after 40 year from Harvey Aluminum (later Lockheed Martin). Diego loved sports and especially coaching his sons at Harbor City Little League where he helped build the baseball fields and went on to volunteer for 17 years. His greatest joy after meeting and marrying the love of his life was his grandchildren, he loved spending time with them and taught them many valuable life lessons. You’ll be missed Papa. Thank you for `your love and support Dad, you and Mom are always on my mind and in my heart…Andy. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 24, 2011 fom 4-8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. both at A. M. Gamby Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, California. A. M. Gamby Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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