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Bokern, Mary Joyce

Bokern, Mary Joyce January 9, 1930 - March 1, 2013 Mary Joyce Bokern, 83, the wife of Robert F. Bokern, died Friday, March 1, at Little Company of Mary Hospital, San Pedro, CA. Born in St. Louis, MO., she was the daughter of Alice and Paul Newell. Joyce, which she preferred to be called, is survived by her husband and two daughters, Mary Susan Bokern of Bethesda, MD, and Mary Pamela Bokern, of Redondo Beach, CA; son-in-law, Theodore Holmberg, of Bethesda, MD; brother James David Newell and his wife, Carm, of St. Louis; brothers-in law, John Bokern and his wife Shirley, of St. Louis; Gene Bokern of Nokomis, FL; and Ed Bokern and his wife, Nina, of Kansas City, MO; and many nieces and nephews in the Bokern and Newell extended families. A viewing will be Wednesday, March 6, 3 to 8 p.m. Services will be Thursday, March 7, at 11 a.m. Both will be at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.


Mortuary: Green Hills Mortuary