Julietta McGowan was born on January 11, 1930 in El Paso, Texas and passed away at home on
February 25, 2013 in Glendale, California.
Julie graduated from El Paso Technical High School in 1948 and later in life moved to New Orleans, Louisiana for several years. During the mid 1950’s, she moved to Los Angeles, California where she met her husband Doyle McGowan. They married on February 29, 1964 and lived in the same home in Glendale, California, until their passing.
Julie was very active with the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montrose, where she was at
one point her daughters’ Girl Scout leader and Room Mom. She was a member of the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles, the Verdugo Woodlands Association and the Los Angeles Theatre Organ Society. She loved to play the organ or hear others play music and also enjoyed going dancing.
Julie is preceded in death by her husband Leron Doyle McGowan. She is also survived by her three daughters, Gigi M. Nabonne of Carrollton, TX; Kathleen M. Rosenberry of Newport Beach, CA;
and Carmen Camille Files of Glendora, CA; three sons-in-law, Tim Nabonne, Charles Rosenberry,
and Lance Files; and seven grandchildren.
A Rosary service will be held at Crippen Mortuary, located at 2900 Honolulu Ave., La Crescenta, CA
91214 at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013. The funeral mass will begin at 10:00 a.m., March 4th, 2013, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, located at 2411 Montrose Ave., Montrose, CA 91020.
Burial will follow at Forest Lawn cemetery - Hollywood Hills, CA.