|Funerals and Memorial Services|
An acclaimed violist and music instructor, David Schwartz enjoyed an esteemed career spanning orchestral music, chamber music, and studio recording.
A memorial will be held June 23, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey. Please email email@example.com for more information and to RSVP.
WILLIAM (BILL) MATTISON
Please join us in honoring and celebrating the life of Bill Mattison.
Please bring photos and memories to share.
Please join us in honoring and celebrating the life of Ray Johnson.
Please join us this Sunday, June 16, in a celebration of the life of jazz legend, Sam Most.
817 Vine street
Hollywood CA 90038
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
$10 donation suggested
If you would like to play at the service (we encourage you all to participate!), please coordinate prior to the event. This should be done by contacting Carl Saunders at 818-693-9322.
Sam's FB page will be the official location for schedule, updates and last minute changes. So please check back often.
Thank you for all the expressions of love and admiration throughout the day today. It is deeply appreciated by his entire family.
"We look forward to seeing you all on Sunday!"
Please join the family for a memorial service
Please join us for a Service
Followed by a Burial
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On Jan. 22, 2013, Local 47 member Tim Seehusen died at his home in Camarillo, CA
Please join the family for a memorial service for Tim
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Refreshment reception following
JOSE RUDY MACIAS
Whittier Community Area Church
There will be a memorial reception
17640 Hamlin St.
Hamlisch took home Oscars for both The Sting and The Way We Were in 1974. A year later, he took Broadway by storm and scored a Tony Award for his ground-breaking musical A Chorus Line. During his illustrious career, Hamlisch won three Academy Awards, four Emmys, a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony, one of only 11 people in the world to receive all four of the prestigious entertainment industry awards.
The Pasadena Symphony Association released the following statement upon news of Hamlisch's unexpected passing:
No services have been scheduled at the time of this posting.
GEORGE A. MASON
There will be a service
Friday, July 27, 2012, 11:00 am
Tamasa 'Terri' Markham
Former Local 47 employee Tomasa "Terri" M. Markham, 62, born on December 20, 1949, in Harlingen, Texas, passed away June 21, 2012. She resided in Lomita, California at the time of her passing.
Funeral services will take place at Forest Lawn, Glendale on Friday, June 29, 12 p.m. at the Church of Little Flowers. For more information please contact Local 47's Overture department and we will provide you with contact information for the family.
Notice to Friends of Gerryck King
Member Gerryck King, drummer, passed away Sept. 22, 2011, and a memorial was held in the Local 47 auditorium Oct. 9, 2011. His mother, Devera King, expresses her gratitude to the staff and the Local 47 members who attended the memorial. "All of your help is truly appreciated," she writes. "God bless you and keep you."
The family is requesting anyone who attended the memorial to check if they may have in their possession the memorial Guest Book signed by the attendees, which the family is unable to locate. If you know its whereabouts or have any information, please contact Jeff Surga at (323) 993-3179.
FRANK T. MESSINA
Please join us for a Memorial Mass
Friday, June 1, 2012, 10:30am
Interment to follow
Please join us for a Memorial
Saturday, May 19, 11am - 2 pm
(1927 – 2012)
Life Member. Saxophone
Memorial Concert & Tribute
Sunday, May 20, 4–8 p.m.
Food & Refreshments will be provided
Plas Johnson, George Bohanon, Bruce Forman, Rickey Woodard and many more of L.A.'s top area musicians are scheduled to perform at this memorial concert and tribute for their dear friend, James "Red" Holloway, whose legendary career was spent working with the likes of Sonny Stitt, Dexter Gordon, Lionel Hampton, Jack McDuff, Billie Holiday, Ben Webster, Sonny Rollins, and Lester Young among many others.
$25 Recommended Donation
Net proceeds to benefit California Jazz Foundation in Red Holloway's memory
WARREN H. LUENING JR.
Celebration of Life
Beverly Garland Hotel
The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, a donation be given to
They may also be mailed to:
Services will be held
Funeral will be held
Lorin Levee, Principal Clarinet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, passed away peacefully on Feb. 22, 2012, surrounded by friends and family. Mr. Levee, born July 8, 1950, is survived by his mother Mildred, brother Phil, son David, daughter Marissa Martinez and granddaughters Maya and Gwen Levee.
The concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Thursday, Feb. 23, will be dedicated to Lorin's memory and the orchestra will perform Ravel's "Le Jardin Féerique" from "Mother Goose" in his honor. His funeral will take place in Chicago; arrangements are still to be announced.
Saturday, February 4th
Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills
RONALD C. PURCELL
Memorial Concert for Ronald C. Purcell
Israel Baker passed away December 25, 2011, days after suffering a stroke. Baker was one of the foremost violinists of the last century, and a major figure in the musical life of Hollywood.
Visitation & Memorial:
Please join the family in celebrating the life of Vince Pirillo, who recently passed away at the age of 91. Gathering to follow. Bring stories to share.
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 10am
A special concert will be presented to honor the memory of Armen Garabedian, who passed away in August 2011. Mr. Garabedian was an exceptional musician, well known to many of us in the Los Angeles musical community. He was a good friend, a beautiful soul, and an inspiration to us all. The New Valley Symphony sponsors the concert, where he served as music director and conductor. It will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM at the Hall of Liberty, Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive.
Upcoming Musical Tribute Concerts:
Los Angeles tribute: date TBA
Roger Williams, best known for his composition "Autumn Leaves," the only piano instrumental to reach #1 on the Billboard pop chart, died Oct. 8 2011 from pancreatic cancer. He was 87.
If you would like to post notice of a memorial service for a Local 47 member who has passed on, please contact our Benefits Department: