JOHN EDWARD HODES
John Edward Hodes, 71, died Jan. 20, 2003.
Born Dec. 29, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo., he worked as an aircraft
welder for 15 years and lived in Burbank for four years.
Mr. Hodes is survived by his wife, Estela Renteria; his sons,
Robert and John; and daughter, Stephanie.
The burial Mass was Friday at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic
REFUGIO V. PEREZ
Refugio V. Perez, 77, died Jan. 27, 2003, in Burbank.
Born Oct. 18, 1925, in Guanajuato, Mexico, she lived in Burbank
for 30 years.
The burial Mass is at 10 a.m. today at the St. Finbar Catholic
Church, 2010 W. Olive Ave. Interment follows at San Fernando Mission
Cemetery, 11160 Stranwood Ave., Mission Hills.
Lucile Thompson, 91, died Jan. 28, 2003, in Burbank.
Born Sept. 22, 1911, in Waterville, Kan., she was a 57-year
resident of Burbank who worked as a nursery school teacher at First
United Methodist Church for 20 years. She was also a Order of Eastern
Mrs. Thompson is survived by her daughter, Sandra.
Memorial services are at 2 p.m. today at the First United
Methodist Church, 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
JEAN N. VALENTE
Jean N. Valente, 84, died Jan. 27, 2003, in Burbank.
Born in Duquesne, Penn., she was a 54-year resident of Burbank.
She worked for many years as a pharmacy clerk at Thrifty’s.
Mrs. Valente is survived by her husband, Victor; son, Dan Cassidy;
daughter, Rebecca Lyons; nine grandchildren; and 14
The memorial service is at 11 a.m. Feb. 8 at the First United
Methodist Church of Burbank, 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mrs. Valente’s name
to the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Ave., Room 8302, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9181.