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Resting here at Mountain View Cemetery are the remains of Pasadena’s pioneer families, California statesmen, and other historically significant personalities.  

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The historic Mountain View Mausoleum wasn’t established together with the cemetery – learn about its history and what makes it a unique place to remember the past 

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OBITUARY – TRIBUTES
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Kathryn Casas (1942-2015)

Kathryn Jean Casas, 72, Passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in La Crescenta, California. Memorial Services will be held at Mountain View Mortuary, Sunrise Chapel On Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 10:00am...

Robert A. Morgan (1930-2015)

  Robert A. Morgan, 84, of Alhambra, California, passed away April, 21 2015. He was born in Australia on September 22, 1930, and lived in the Los Angeles area for 48 years. He worked as a design and fine artist for 50 years. Robert is survived by Eva Pataky...

Carrie Lee Williams (1936-2015)

Carrie Lee Williams went home to be with our Lord on April 15, 2015 at age 78 after having resided at North Valley Nursing Home for the past 11 years. With the benefit  of the caring staff at North Valley,  Carrie received excellent care and dignity after having lived...

LeVorn Jacobs (1948-2015)

LEVORN JACOBS (LV) WAS BORN ON December 27, 1948,  in Hughes, Arkansas. He was the 7th child to the late Chesapea and Claude Lee Jacobs.  LeVorn was educated at Mildred Jackson School in Hughes, Arkansas.  During that time LeVorn accepted Christ at a early age. LeVorn...

Richard Gordon (1987-2015)

Richard D. Gordon ,27,  passed away on March 10, 2015.   Richard was born on October 19th, 1987. He was the son of Richard K. Gordon.  He was a graduate of Pasadena Waldorf School, a member of Flyers Soccer Team, awarded the most valuable offensive player of the...

Daniel Savala (1954-2015)

On May 23,1954 Daniel Savala  senior and Rachel Savala had their firstborn son Daniel Savala Jr.     Daniel was born and raised in the city of El Monte California. He grew up with his siblings Dolores, Rachel, Jimmy and Diana. Along with his cousins Robert, Joey,...

Hilda Opel Lemke (1924-2015)

Hilda Opel Lemke Memorial Biography March 3 2015 by Carol Lemke Potter                                                                                      Hilda Bertha Opel was born on Dec 3, 1924 to Otto Opel and his second wife, Caroline (Schmutzler) Opel in...

Marie Margaret Hart (1919-2015)

 Marie Margaret Hart, 95, passed away on February 23,  2015.  Marie was born Oct. 28, 1919, in Pasadena, California, and lived in the Los Angeles area her entire life. Her father, William J. Tomaschke, was a pharmacist, and her mother, Catherine (née Stockhausen), was...

Mae Helen Patton (1927-2015)

Mae Helen Patton, 87, of Altadena, passed away on February 12, 2015. Helen was the daughter of Willie Dockery and Gussie Woods both from Arkansas.  She leaves behind  3 children; son, John Patton,  daughters Cherice Patton and Chandra Galbreath.  Viewing hours will be...

Audrey F. Evans (1927-2015)

Audrey F Evans passed away Feb 20th 2015.   Audrey was born in her beloved Chicago Illinois in 1927. She started playing the piano when she was just a girl and music truly became her life’s work. She went away to college at Wesleyan University in Bloomington...

Abe “Sunny” Crawford (1938-2015)

In Loving Memory of   Abe “Sunny” Crawford   1938-2015  A Well Lived Life Warrior, Protector/Defender of the Faith, Family, Country, Giving (both spiritually and financially)   ABE “SUNNY” CRAWFORD – Protector of the Faith, Family, Country...

Elizabeth Ellis-Arroyo (1962-2015)

 ELIZABETH ANN ELLIS-ARROYO was born on January 21, 1962 in Los Angeles, California.  She attended Pasadena area schools.  Her K-12 education concluded with graduation from Marshall Fundamental School in June 1980. Elizabeth advanced her education attainments with an...
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