About Our Club Members
Guy Braxton 13 AUG 2021
LAX Ramp Serviceman
... departed West onboard a luxurous TWA jumbo jet.
A Memorial Tribute & Reflection gathering is planned for Thursday 30 September, in Long Beach at 12noon.
The Neighborhood Church
3435 San Anseline Ave
Long Beach .. CA 90808
Helene is requesting that those planning on attending,
please RSVP at 661-822-3348.
For a location map click HERE, then click on Directions and place your starting address in that upper right area.
19801 Luana Dr
Tehachapi, CA 93561-8933
18 JUN 2021 Helen (nee Shanahan) Haas, 93
Flight Service Manager
LAX Airport Ticket Agent
... departed west from Desert Hot Springs onboard a TWA Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class, on 10 June.
Wife of Club Member, Leroy Sidman, for 40 years.
15300 Palm Dr #256 ... Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-6935
Funeral services were 17 June in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Click inside any photo for names.
Tom Vavrek, 82 23 MAY 2021
LAX Airport Ticket Agent
LAX Ramp Supervisor
LAX Passenger Service Manager
... departed west on 23 May 2021 after a long illness combatting benign brain tumors.
Tom's wife, Judy, (TWA Flight Attendant) departed west
on 18 December 2019. Scroll down for her information.
Click inside a photo for name identification.
Gerald Max Joske, 95 13 MAY 2021
... took a TWA Starstream Luxury Jet West on 19 February 2021. Gerry's entire TWA career was at LAX airport.
The Club was just now notified of this departure, whereas the funeral services have already happened on 26 March.
For the published obituary ... click HERE.
Gerry, Lorna Williams, Angele (Gerry's Wife)
Gerry, Barbara Force
Richard Jewell 19 MAR 2021
Our Club's Co-Vice President
LAX Aircraft Mechanic, 1966-2001
... departed West onboard a Super Luxury Starstream TWA jet in Royal Ambassador First Class after a challenging fight with Cancer.
A US Navy veteran, who graduated from Los Angeles Trade Tech College, was based in LAX for his entire TW career.
He is survived by his wife Barbara and daughter Heather.
A Memorial Service was held on 28 June.
Twenty-six Club members attended this beautiful event.
1318 Sao Paulo Avenue
Placentia .. CA 92870-3927
For some photos of Richard & Barbara at different Club Luncheons ... please Click HERE.
Brian Pritchard, 85 09 FEB 2021
... departed West onboard a jumbo TWA Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class. Brian spent his 85th birthday in the hospital, but departed West peacefully at home on 07 February 2021.
1626 Wellington Place
Westlake Village .. CA 91361
For a photo album ... Click HERE.
Apologies to our fellow TWAer's pictured within the album that I could not identify. Our LAX reservations center closed in 1999 (22 years ago) and my person recognition is fading. // Paul
Kay Gundersen 19 AUG 2020
CHI LAX Reservation Services Agent
LAX Automation Coordinator
LAX Worldspan Automation Zone Mgr
... departed West on August 19 onboard a delux Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class.
For a photo album ... click HERE
Jon took over this issue of Airways Magazine and filled every page with photos, satistics, and our airline's history.
Click HERE to visit another section, of our website, that highlights Jon Proctor's effort to promote TWA as the leader in luxury air transportation, worldwide.
Click HERE to display Jon's obituary.
Murray Harb 03 APR 2020
... departed Westbound April 2 on a TWA Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class.
Murray successfully battled Alzheimer's for several years.
A Celebration Of Life gathering is postponed due to the current "Stay At Home" requirement. For those who do Facebook, updated news is posted there first.
Russell Drosendahl 21 FEB 2020
1947-1982 34+ Years
... was the Captain of a West Bound L-1011 on February 10, 2020. He helped provide the Luxury In The Air that was TWA.
To view a TV commercial from 1980, that co-starred Russell, please CLICK HERE.
Bill Cerwinsky, 84 02 SEP 2020
TWA: 30 years
LAX RES Services Supervisor
LAX RAMP Supervisor
... departed west from Las Vegas aboard a StarStream flight in Royal Ambassador First Class on September 2nd.
For a few photos of Bill at TWA Club and Reservation's events, please click HERE.
10 JUL 2019
Lorna Ann Williams, 75
Born: Montreal, QB Canada
Solari Board Operator
Accounting Office Clerk
TWA Travel Academy Instructor
Secretary, Internal Security
West Coast Coordinator: Flight 800 Trauma Team
... departed Westbound on a TWA Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class, on 10 July 2019.
To see a photo album of Lorna at recent TWA Club functions ... click HERE. You can dowload any photo to any file in your computer, or purchase a copy (from a company with no connection to our club) incase you do not have a printer of your own, or have no photo quality paper to use. Use the small icons at the lower right corner of each photo for those purposes.
30 APR 2019
10 APR 2019
23 JUN 2018
Bob Snyder, 91
... departed West onboard a TWA Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class on May 16th 2018.
For a variety of photos of TWA people with Bob ...
Please Click HERE.
21 OCT 2017
Patricia (Trish) Corirossi
TWA 1962-1987, 25 Years
Loss Control Agent
Customer Service Agent
Departed the airport on a West Bound Starstream TWA Jet on October 19, 2017.
Her departure was from acute kidney failure. She has donated her remains to science, with her ashes eventually being returned to her Illinois family.