Bolick, Edith "Louise," 84, passed away on February 28, 2018 of complications from pneumonia. She was born on June 15, 1933 to Everett and Edith Bondel (Logan) Rader of Kings, Illinois. Louise attended Kings grade school and graduated from Rochelle Township High School in 1951. She attended Rockford Business School and went on to become a flight attendant for Capital Airlines, a precursor to United Airlines. She married Jack Bolick, a United Airlines pilot from Tonkawa, OK in 1950. They settled in Crystal Lake, IL and then transferred to Costa Mesa, where she has resided since 1967. Louise and Jack were members of the Presbyterian Church of Costa Mesa for many years. Jack passed away in 1992 and they were married for 32 years. Louise loved to travel and she went on many adventures that took her to all parts of the world. As time passed she was blessed by developing a relationship with John Taylor, also a retired United pilot from Costa Mesa. After a few years of courting, the two were wed in 2002. They enjoyed life together for 16 years with traveling and golfing. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband and her younger, sister Roberta Rader. She is survived by her husband, John Taylor; her sister, Ann (Robert) Johnson of Malta, IL; niece, Cindy Brown of Lindenwood, IL; nephews, Daniel (Sheryl) Johnson of Andover, KS and David (Molly) Johnson of Esmond, IL; and 8 grand nieces and nephews. She was deeply loved by her family and those close to her. Funeral services will be held at Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in Huntington Beach at 10:00 am on March 20, 2018. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Alzheimer's Association Orange County, 770 The City Drive South, Suite 7400, Orange, CA 92868.


Concepcion, Tullie F., 77, Huntington Beach, died March 11, 2018


Elder, Lester J., 79, of Huntington Beach, died March 08, 2018. Information regarding services can be found at


Gorman, Dr. John T. Jr., 94, January 9, 1924 - March 3, 2018 Dr. John T. Gorman Jr. of Huntington Beach, passed away on March 3, 2018. John was born January 9, 1924 in Lowell, Massachusetts. He was raised in the town Tweksbury, MA. At the age of 19, after one year of college at Boston College, he was drafted into US Navy for action in World War II. The first action he saw was on June 6,1944; D-Day, in Normandy. He was a Hospital Corpsman assigned to a Landing Ship Transport (LST) and landed with the Canadian Military on Juno Beach where he saw heavy action. After serving in Europe, he was reassigned as a Navy Corpsman to the US 5th Marine Regiment based at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. There he trained with the 5th Marines for beach landings that were to occur in the Pacific Arena. On February 19, l945 he was packed into a ship with numerous other soldiers of the 5th Marines. He and thousands of others landed on the sands of Iwo Jima that morning in order to secure the island. On his 19th day on the island, John suffered serious and permanent injuries when a grenade exploded near his position. He was subsequently evacuated to the island of Guam. He was awarded the Purple Heart and discharged from the military in 1946. After the war, John finished his studies at Boston College. After graduation, he applied to Georgetown University's medical program in order to be trained as a doctor. He graduated from that program and continued his residency at Los Angeles County - University of Southern California (LAC-USC) hospital. He became a permanent resident physician at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Long Beach, specializing in Nephrology, and had an important role in setting up the fledgling dialysis department at the hospital. During his career, he also taught classes at the University of California, Irvine Medical. Just shy of 40 years in residence, Dr. John T. Gorman Jr. hung up his stethoscope and retired from the Ambulatory Care section of the Long Beach VA Hospital. An avid golfer until recently, John could be found every weekend at the Mile Square Golf Course in Fountain Valley. He was also a long time member of the congregation at Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, he was also a member of the Knights of Columbus as well as the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his wife, Cecelia of 55 years; his four children, Steven, Tim, Michael and Kathy; and his six grandchildren, Andrew, Kelsey, Kelly, Jamie, Nathan and Tori. We would like to thank the staff at Golden care in Westminster, CA. For 2 plus years the staff there provided very dedicated, personal and loving care for my father. We want to thank Lorna, Carol and her daughter Emma for the wonderful care they provided my father and the peace of mind that they provided my family. I know you miss him, and we will miss you also. A private graveside service will be held March 16, 2018, from 10:15 am to 10:45 am at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, California 92518.


Innis, Joyce Mildred (White), 83, passed away on Friday January 26, 2018 at La Vida Retirement home in Mission Viejo. She was surrounded by her family and is now in heaven with the Lord and is no longer in pain. Joyce was born July 17, 1934 in Whittier, California to Hugh and Mildred White. As a youth Joyce was very active in Jobs Daughters and was elected the Honor Queen in 1952. She graduated from Huntington Beach High School and then attended Orange Coast College before starting her career at the DMV in Santa Ana where she worked for 31 years. Joyce was married for 60 years to her husband, Jim, who was serving in the US Marine Corps when they first met in 1957. Joyce is survived by her husband, James (Jim); her daughter, Judy Cohen and her husband Daniel (Danny); her daughter, Jayne Stember and her husband Rich; and her son, Jimmy. She is also survived by her 5 grandchildren and a step-grandchild: Jeremy Miller is a R.N. at St Joseph Hospital in Orange; Jayme Miller is an English teacher at Ensign Intermediate School in Newport Beach; Jeffrey (Jeff) Cohen is a 3rd year student at U.C.S.D School of medicine; Kathryn (Katy) Cohen is a teacher at Larchmont Charter School; Jared Cohen is a 3rd year student at Harvard College studying economics; David Stember is a full time employee at Kroger. Joyce along with her husband took many wonderful trips with her family and friends. Their trips to the U.S. and abroad include 8 cruises to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Alaska and elsewhere. They also traveled extensively to 46 of the 50 U.S. States. Her greatest joys in life were spending time with her many friends and enjoying watching her grandchildren's many accomplishments. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her, but we know she is in a better place now. Rest in peace Joyce.


Sogomian, Jaiair Missak, 80, of Huntington Beach, died March 11, 2018


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