February 13, 2003
(6/10/1911 - 1/31/2003)
Angela Holman, long-time resident of Glendale, CA, passed away January 31, 2003, in Chatsworth, CA at the age of 91.
Angela was born in Marecchia, Italy on June 10, 1911, and immigrated to Illinois in 1915 at the age of four. She graduated from Pekin Community High School. As a young woman, she worked for Farmers Insurance Company, where she was one of the first women professionals in the insurance industry.
In 1940, Angela moved to Southern California, where she met Nelson Holman, a Marine stationed in Long Beach. They married in 1942 shortly after he was separated from the Marine Corps due to an injury sustained at Pearl Harbor.
Angela loved to entertain family and friends, travel and decorate her homes. She was an active member of Cabrini Literacy Guild since 1951 and a faithful volunteer for a variety of charities throughout her life.
Angela is survived by Nelson, her husband of 60 years, formerly of Rutledge, MO; three children and five grandchildren.
A funeral Mass was held February 5, 2003, with interment immediately following. All services took place at San Fernando Mission Cemetery.
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