Paul Memmi Paul Memmi, 83, Three Springs, died Thursday evening, February 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. Born October 3, 1930, at Three Springs, he was the son of the late Domenico and Grazia (Facchinei) Memmi. He is survived by four sisters and two brothers, Trieste Brandt and Dima Memmi, both of Chambersburg, Dina Starliper, Mercersburg, Clementina Memmi, Abel Memmi and Anthony Memmi, all of Chambersburg; four brothers, Joseph, Linsey, Villie and Arthur Memmi; and one sister, Blanche Stinson are deceased. Two sisters-in-law survive, Lee Memmi, Bristol, and Miriam Memmi, Chambersburg. Also surviving are numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Mr. Memmi was a graduate of Orbisonia High School and was the valedictorian of his class. He went to Penn State University and earned a degree in electrical engineering. At Penn State, he joined the R. O. T. C. Program and served with the U.S. Army in Germany as a First Lieutenant in the Signal Corp. After his military service, Mr. Memmi worked at Bendix Corp., York, and General Electric, Utica, N.Y. His final employment was with the government at the U.S. Army Warfare Laboratory, Ft. Monmouth, N.J., where he worked in the communication field. He was extremely creative and inventive and won several awards for improving warfare communication operations. He loved fishing for trout in the mountain streams of Pennsylvania and was an avid supporter of the catch and release program. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA, with the Rev. Steve Heaster officiating. Interment will be at Three Springs Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions or donations may be made to the Color Guard at American Legion Post #24, 412 Washington St., Huntingdon, PA 16652; or to the Color Guard at VFW Post 1599, 747 S. Fourth St., Chambersburg, PA 17201. Online condolences and further information may be obtained at funeralfinder.com
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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Inc.
565 Ridgley St Orbisonia, PA 17243
Published in Public Opinion on Feb. 24, 2014