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George Edward Becker

July 28, 1925 - November 3, 2010

George E. Becker, 85, died November 3, 2010 after fighting heart disease for a year. George was born and raised in Los Angeles, graduated from Cathedral High School, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his discharge, he worked for the L.A. Dept. of Water and Power (D.W.P). He retired in 1980 from the…read more

George E. Becker, 85, died November 3, 2010 after fighting heart disease for a year. George was born and raised in Los Angeles, graduated from Cathedral High School, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his discharge, he worked for the L.A. Dept. of Water and Power (D.W.P). He retired in 1980 from the Department. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Jackie, 4 children (Jeffrey, Karl, Lauren, and Eric), 8 grandchildren, his younger sister Pat O’Brien (Richard) and several nieces and nephews. He was an active member of St. Margaret Mary Church, Lomita. He was also active in the Catholic Golden Age Club, the D.W.P Retirement Club, the Harbor City Friends of the Library, and very active in the St. Margaret Mary Holy Name Society, of which he was a past president. Viewing will be at Gamby’s Mortuary (Lomita) on Monday from 5-8pm. Funeral Services will be held at St. Margaret Mary Church on Tuesday, November 9 at 10am with viewing preceding at 9am, followed by internment at Holy Cross Cemetery at 1:30pm.

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