Longtime Westchester resident Mercedes A. Drushella passed away March 30th in Los Angeles. She was 89.

Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa in 1919, she moved shortly after the end of World War II to Los Angeles, where she married Vincent E. Drushella.

The couple lived in Westchester for more than 50 years.

Drushella is survived by two children, Vincent M. Drushella and Mary Freedman; and grandchildren Ryan, Eric and Taylor.

Memorial services were held April 2nd and a funeral mass was held Saturday, April 4th, at the Risen Christ Chapel, Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.