Mary E. Deskin died Dec. 26, 2012, at the age of 83.
Mrs. Deskin was a resident of Oakhurst for 18 years.
She was born Jan. 29, 1929 in South Gate.
Mrs. Deskin retired as a teletype operator from Ingersoll Rand.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, living in the Mountain Area, and playing games on Facebook -- ranking No. 1 on several.
Mrs. Deskin is survived by daughter Melanie Deskin; grandchildren April Deskin Beyer, Candace Deskin Salazar, Jason Owen Deskin, Charlotte Deskin, Saiz Mangiacapra, Natae Nix Vonderahe, Richard Neal Deskin Saiz Jr., Asia Hawkins Lovett, Cheyenne Deskin Rose and Chase Deskin; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 at Rose Hills in Whittier.