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Loretta Johanna Rickard

Loretta Johanna Rickard

June 27, 1948 - December 5, 2018

Loretta Johanna Rickard, 70, of Garden Grove, CA, passed away on December 5th 2018. She was born to parents Walter Dorling Brady and Johanna Flora Brady, on June 27th 1948 in Long Beach, CA. <br /> <br /> She graduated from St. Anthony High School in Long Beach, CA in 1966. She went on to study Accounting at Orange Coast College and graduated with CPA. <br /> <br /> Loretta worked as an Owner / Operator of Quality Automotive in Costa Mesa, CA for 20 years. <br /> <br /> She enjoyed going to the beach, shopping, hosting parties for family and friends, volunteering for the MS Biking For A Cure, spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, going to Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort and Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, where her favorite slot machines were Free Games and Hot Tamales. She loved taking long drives and listen to country music. In 2017, Loretta was honored with a Female Business Woman of the Year for Southern California. <br /> <br /> Loretta met Mitch Rickard in 1990. They were married on July 30, 1992 in Huntington Beach, CA. Together they raised 4 children: Trina Macias ( Steve), Jacque' J Gill Black, Brandy Lopez (Felipe) and Candace Rickard. <br /> <br /> Loretta is survived by her sisters, Valerie Condon (John), Patti Sanford(Ernie), Katrine Kenyon (Steve) & Kristina Ajello; brother, John Adams; nephews, Sean Condon, Christopher Condon (Celine) & Matthew Ajello; nieces, Tricia Black & Cheri Sanford; grandchildren, Stephanie Alvarez (Salvador), Christopher Hammond (Jessica), John Black, Samantha Hammond (Anthony), Tylar James Woodward (Zoe) & Alexander Macias; and great grandchildren, Elijah Elizondo & Kylie Alvarez . <br /> <br /> The family has entrusted Heritage Dilday Brothers with the arrangements. The Viewing will be held on December 14, 2018, from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm and the Burial service is scheduled for December 18, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Dilday Chapel on 17911 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA, 92647. Loretta's final resting place will be at the Good Shepherd Cemetery on 8301 Talbert Ave. Huntington Beach, CA, 92646. A reception will follow at 10357 Orrey Place Garden Grove,CA, 92843. Chaplin Dave will officiate the ceremony. <br /> <br /> In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children's Cancer Society.

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Dilday Chapel

17911 Beach Blvd., Huntinton Beach, CA

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Viewing (Wake)

December 14, 2018, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Dilday Chapel

17911 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA, USA

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Burial

December 18, 2018

Good Shepherd Cemetery

8301 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA, USA

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Reception

December 18, 2018

Rickard Residence

10357 Orrey Pl, Garden Grove, CA, USA

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Celebration of life

December 18, 2018, 12:00 PM

Dilday Chapel

17911 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA, USA

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    You are by far the most LOVED NANA around! We love and miss You soooooooo much! They say time will heal a broken heart but there will always be a missing part because when you left us apart of us went with you! I cherish every memory, tradition, and hug I’ve ever had! Xoxoxo
    Stephers Dec 16, 2018
    My deepest sympathies go out to Lori’s family. A good soul ascended to heaven. Lori, thank you for all the times you welcomed me to your home with open arms.
    Elsa Dec 12, 2018
    I hope you are up there dancing and cooking it up. Miss you tons love you always mom.
    Trina Macias Dec 10, 2018
    RIP. My deepest condolences to the family
    Joana M. Potter Dec 08, 2018