LeRoy Francis Fasold, Jr.
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AGE: 89 • Laurel
LeRoy Francis Fasold, Jr., 89, died of cancer at his home in Laurel, DE on January 16, 2014. Born on March 18, 1924 in Pottsville, PA, Roy was the son of LeRoy and Marian Fasold. He served as a Navy radioman on Guam during World War II and continued to enjoy amateur radio until the end of his life. Roy was a partner in Laurel TV & Sales for over 40 years, and he loved music, his dog, the stock market, and anything with sugar in it. Roy was a former long time member of the Laurel Lions Club, the Civic Club, the Laurel Alumni Association, and St. Philip's Church, where he served on the Vestry.
Roy's first wife, Helen, died in 1963. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Mary Ann, and his son, Tom Fasold. He is also survived by his step-children, Jim Hopkins & Karen Pugh (Chuck); his grandchildren, Dana Johnson (Dennis), Alexis Fasold, Brian Pugh (Meghan), and Patrick Pugh; four great-grandchildren; a brother, John Fasold, and his longtime friend and business partner, Cecil Parker.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, Delaware at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Wreaths Across America, P.O. Box 249, Columbia Falls, ME 04623 (www.wreathsacrossamerica.org). WAA is committed to teaching younger generations about the value of their freedoms and the importance of honoring veterans and active military who sacrificed so much to protect those freedoms. Contributions may also be made to St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, DE 19956. Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel, DE. Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting, www.hsdfuneralhome.com.
Hannigan-Short-Disharoon Funeral Home
700 West Street Laurel, DE 19956
Published in The News Journal on Jan. 18, 2014