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Michael Mitre Obituary

Michael Ralph Mitre
Michael Ralph Mitre

January 21, 1954 - November 24, 2018
Born in Los Angeles, California
Resided in San Pedro, California
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Born in Riverside, Ca. to Ralph & Margie Mitre. Mike was an avid surfer & skier who travelled the world to surf and loved adventure. Mike attended White Point Elementary, Dana Jr. High, Fermin Lasuen & San Pedro High schools. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from C.S.U. Long Beach. He toyed with the idea of law school but was drawn by the lure of the sea and the port. His career started at Ports O’ Call working on the top deck of the vessel Sierra Nevada. Moving on to the tugs and barges at United towing, he attained his U.S. Coast Guard license and went to work at Catalina Cruises as a captain. He then joined the ILWU Local 13 in 1985 and remained a longshoreman until his passing. He served twice as the President of ILWU Local 13 and was proud of his union involvement and accomplishments. His father, Ralph precedes Mike in death. He is survived by his mother, Margie; his loving ex-wife, Martha; son, Sean; daughter, Lauren; brothers, Greg (Carmen) and Jeff (April); sister, Laurie (Dale); and numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday December 1st, at McNerney’s Mortuary, 570 W. 5th Street, San Pedro, Ca. A memorial Paddle out will be held at Royal Palms State Beach in San Pedro on Sunday, December 2nd at 12:00 noon.




McNerney's Mortuary
570 W. 5th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Saturday, December 1, 2018
11:00 AM