Abbott, Willamina, 95, of Glendale, retired fashion designer for The Broadway. Woods Glendale Mortuary.

Alvarez, Armando G., 38, of Woodland Hills, maitre d’ for Marriott Hotel chain. Pierce Brothers Meyer-Mitchell Mortuary, Van Nuys.

Bennett, Joan R., 62, of Canyon Country, retired representative for Pacific Bell and AT&T.; The Neptune Society, Burbank.

Bourassa, Herve J., 86, of Burbank, retired textile engineer. The Valley Funeral Home, Burbank.


Britt, John Anderson, 73, of North Hollywood, retired house painter. Pierce Brothers Meyer-Mitchell Mortuary, Van Nuys.

Canterbury, Kenwood, 89, of Newhall, retired test board operator for Pacific Bell. San Fernando Mortuary, San Fernando.

Chambers, Ruby G., 85, of Palmdale, retired clerk for Walgreen’s Drug Store. Chapel of the Valley Mortuary, Palmdale.

Collins, Wesley, 73, of Lancaster, retired owner of Wes’ Service Garage. Murphy Mortuary, Lancaster.


Combest, Mignon E., 69, of Glendale, retired certified nurse’s aide for High Valley Lodge Convalescent Home. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Glendale.

Figueroa, Maria Hortencia, 62, of Van Nuys, homemaker. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.

Golden, Ethel G., 80, of Van Nuys, retired registered nurse. The Neptune Society, Burbank.

Hill, Larry Butch, 51, of Palmdale. Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel, Palmdale.

Johnson, Walter Oliver, Jr., 59, of Sylmar, retired special agent for security at The Broadway. The Alpha Cremation Society, Burbank.

Klomparens, James Martin, 25, of Canoga Park, construction worker. Aftercare California Cremation & Burial Society, Van Nuys.

McCary, Phillip Henry, Jr., 63, of Agoura, retired financial planning consultant. The Alpha Cremation Society, Burbank.

Mortimer, Marguerite Hintze, 76, of Van Nuys, retired insurance underwriter. The Neptune Society, Burbank.


Niksarian, Sona, 63, of Sherman Oaks, owner of Artistry With Beads, a crafts and jewelry retail business. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.

Pratt, Eva Allan, 87, of Glendale, homemaker. The Alpha Cremation Society, Burbank.

Pulos, Georgia, 75, of Lancaster, homemaker. Mumaw Funeral Home, Lancaster.

Ramsey, Marion Earl, 66, of Sunland, electronics supervisor for Photo Research. Ferrara & Callahan Funeral Directors, Sunland.

Robinson, Colleen Bobbie, 65, of Granada Hills, retired bookkeeper. Pierce Brothers Valhalla Mortuary, North Hollywood.

Russell, Haviland Bates, 67, of Montrose, tax accountant. Kiefer & Eyerick Mortuary, Glendale.

Schilf, Mary Rachel, 76, of Canoga Park, cook. Pierce Brothers-Praiswater Mortuary, Canoga Park.

Smith, David F., 77, of Palmdale, retired aircraft mechanic for Douglas Aircraft Co. Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel, Palmdale.


Steiner, Joyce M., 49, of Calabasas, homemaker. Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Mortuary, Westlake Village.

Stiner, Francis M., 39, of Covina, formerly of Burbank, salesman. The Valley Funeral Home, Burbank.

Wells, Janet E., 45, of Lancaster, homemaker. Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel, Palmdale.

Wilde, Rosemary, 74, of Burbank, homemaker. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.

Information on Valley-area deaths is provided by cooperating mortuaries.