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Alfonso J. Carrillo

June 09, 2001

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Alfonso Juan Carrillo, 86, of Calexico, who died Thursday in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Calexico. The Rev. Edmundo Zarate and the Rev. Barry Vinyard will officiate.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mr. Carrillo was born June 24, 1914, in Calexico.

Mr. Carrillo was raised in Calexico and graduated from schools there. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from Feb. 21, 1941 to Nov. 17, 1945.

He married Marina Legaspi in 1943 on one of his home visits to Calexico during the war.

He was discharged as a sergeant after his tour of duty through Burma and India.

After the war he came home and worked for his family's business in Mexicali for a few years.

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He later worked for 20 years for the U.S. Postal Service in Calexico.

Survivors include his wife, Marina L. Carrillo of Calexico; sons, Alfonso "Al" Carrillo of Phoenix, Jorge Carrillo of Ventura and Richard Carrillo of Port Hueneme; daughter, Marina Teresa Carrillo of San Diego; brother, Armando Carrillo of San Diego; 10 grandchildren four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

ALVINO NAVARRO

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Alvino Navarro, 70, of Calexico, who died Thursday in Valley Convalescent Hospital in El Centro.

Rosary will be said at 7 p.m..

Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Calexico. The Rev. Gerardo Fernandez will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mr. Navarro was born Oct. 11, 1930, in Michoacan, Mexico.

He married Maria Brijida on April 21, 1952, in Michoacan, Mexico.

Mr. Navarro lived in the Imperial Valley for 33 years. He was a retired heavy equipment operator.

Survivors include his wife, Maria Navarro of Calexico; sons, Pedro Navarro of El Centro, Isaias Navarro of Imperial and Carlos Alberto Navarro of Calexico; daughters, Josie Maeda and Leticia Navarro, both of Calexico, Maria Lorenza Navarro of San Diego and Maria del Rosario Navarro of San Jose; brothers, Lino and Elias Navarro of Hollister; sister, Chela Perez of Mexico; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

CLARA "LEE" SWARTHOUT

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Catholic Church in El Centro for Clara "Lee" Swarthout, 94, of Alpine, who died May 10 in Alpine. Msgr. Thomas Vidra will officiate.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in San Diego.

Mrs. Swarthout was born in Michigan and came to the Imperial Valley in 1932. She married Ward Swarthout, a former mayor of El Centro. She moved to the San Diego area after the death of her husband.

Mrs. Swarthout was a member of the La Jolla Woman's Club. She was a homemaker

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Pat Swarthout; son and daughter-in-law, Ward and Laura Swarthout; and nine grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be sent to Scripps Cancer Center, 10666 N. Torrey Pines Road, Mail Drop No. MS 217, La Jolla, CA 923037.

CORNELIA A. "CORKY" SZCZOTKA

Services were conducted Wednesday in St. Elizabeth Seton in Carlsbad for Cornelia A. "Corky" Szczotka, 82, of Carlsbad, a former Calexico resident who died June 1 in Scripps Encinitas Hospital. The Rev. Donald Coleman officiated.

She was buried beside her husband, Leo Szczotka, in Eternal Hills Cemetery in Oceanside.

Mrs. Szczotka was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Cicero, Ill. She lived in Carlsbad for the past seven years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Szczotka, and daughter Marcia Szczotka.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Leona and Lee Lallier of El Centro and Kathy and Earl Chenowth of Alpine; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Rita Szczotka of San Diego, Thomas and Valerie Szczotka of Carlsbad and Andrew and Terri Szczotka of Poway; and seven grandchildren, two sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.

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