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MARQUEZ, George R. George Marquez, 85, Lancaster, Calif., passed away February 19, 2010. Born February 22, 1924, in Los Angeles, Calif. George married Carmen Vasquez in 1946, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. Resided in San Fernando Valley until his retirement from Litton Industries in 1989, they moved to Bass Lake, Calif., to enjoy retirement. George loved fishing on the lake. They moved to Lancaster, Calif., in 2002, to be near their daughters. Carmen and George celebrated 63 years of marriage and had 5 children. Survived by his wife Carmen and 3 daughters Karen Defonte of Las Vegas, Monica Stroud and Carmelita Panko of Lancaster, Calif., and six grandchildren. Preceded in death by two children Danny and Gigi. Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 29, 2010, at Veterans National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd. Arvin, CA 93203. He will be missed very much.

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