Barnes, Susan M., 51, of Van Nuys, yard teacher for Village Christian School. Praiswater-Meyer Mitchell Mortuary, Van Nuys.

Briggs, Margaret, 80, of Woodland Hills, retired college instructor for the Los Angeles Community College system. Pierce Brothers Valhalla Mortuary, North Hollywood.

Brown, Harold L., 82, of Sunland, retired self-employed service station maintenance mechanic. Bade Mortuary, Tujunga.

Bruzzi, Dominic J., 71, of North Hills, purchasing agent for Lockheed Corp. Utter-McKinley Mortuary, Mission Hills.


Cavoretto, Roy J., 68, of Burbank, retired handyman. Aftercare California Cremation and Burial Society, North Hollywood.

Collins, Charles, 70, of North Hollywood, retired self-employed electrician. Bade Mortuary, Tujunga.

Cortez, Carlos Adolfo, 24, of Los Angeles, formerly of Panorama City, driver for 2 for 1 Pizza Co. San Fernando Mortuary, San Fernando.

Criner, Denis Lee, 59, of Sun Valley, welder for Hughes Helicopter. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.

Harris, Catherine, 74, of North Hollywood, homemaker. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.

Larsen, Elsie M., 100, of Winnetka, retired self-employed property manager. Aftercare California Cremation and Burial Society, North Hollywood.

Mandossian, Haigenoush, 90, of Glendale, homemaker. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.

Murtaugh, Joan Partelo, 69, of Lancaster, retired switchboard operator for Lockheed Corp. Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel, Lancaster.

Richey, Terry William, 46, of Tujunga. Bade Mortuary, Tujunga.

Ritchie, Jean I., 69, of La Crescenta, retired registered nurse for Verdugo Hills Hospital.

Tiernan, Leo, 86, of Lancaster, retired self-employed carpenter. Murphy Mortuary, Lancaster.

Vereen, Frederick Leo, 71, of Canoga Park. Sunset Plan, Westlake Village.

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