Antoinette Marie Chemlir, 92, was born April 02, 1919 in Lemuy, France and passed away July 23, 2011 at home in Mission Viejo, CA.
She worked in the Accounting Department at Cal Tech in Pasadena, CA for 17 years. Antoinette took tremendous pride in her French and Czech heritage, and had a passion for painting and nature. Her life-long support of Girl Scouting began as a troop leader and trainer for the then Temple City GS Council.
Antoinette is survived by her daughters Karen Chemlir Miller and Annette Herring; grandson Charles Herring; granddaughter Katherine Wood and her husband William and great-granddaughter Danielle Wood. Antoinette was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Charles Joseph Chemlir. An inspiration to all who knew her, she will be dearly missed.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 1:00pm at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Pasadena, CA. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Montebello, CA.