Irene Hughes, 79, died Sept. 11, 2003, in Burbank.
She was born Dec. 10, 1923, in Sicily, Italy, and lived in Burbank
for more than 50 years.
She was a member of the Glendale Moose Lodge.
Mrs. Hughes is survived by her sister, Yolanda Guiffre; and
several cousins, nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Church and
the interment followed at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills.
JOSEPH E. PAPERO
Joseph E. Papero, 83, died Sept. 5, 2003, in Burbank.
He was born March 18, 1920, in Forks, N.Y., and lived in Burbank
for 46 years.
He worked as a carpenter for the city of Burbank for about 20
He was also a World War II Army veteran.
Mr. Papero is survived by his wife, Louise; daughters, Barbara
Torres, Patricia Pawlak and Donna Gilpin; son, Joseph; six
grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The Mass of Christian burial was Sept. 10 at St. Finbar Catholic
Church and the interment followed at San Fernando Mission Cemetery.
Valley Funeral Home was in charge of direction.
MELINDA S. SWANN
Melinda S. Swann, 47, died Sept. 11, 2003, in Burbank.
She was born Sept. 19, 1955, in Glendale and lived in Burbank for
She worked as a waitress for three years.
Mrs. Swann is survived by her children, Garrett, Tamara and
Brianna; father, Raymond; brother, Michael; and sisters, Lorna and
Valley Funeral Home is in charge of direction.