Ernest L. Medina, 78, of Bridgewater died peacefully Nov. 29. Ernest grew up in Colorado and was the son of the late Frederico and Evangelina Medina. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at age 18 and met his future wife Loretta Rosa while stationed at Otis Air Force Base. Ernest and Loretta were married on Jan. 25, 1958, and raised their children in Bridgewater. Ernest worked for Lucy Shoe Company, Plymouth Rubber, and the Foxboro Company for many years. He was a proud pilot who enjoyed flying to local New England destinations. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed the Red Sox and Patriots, and according to him had the best tomato garden around. He was the loving husband of Loretta J. Medina of Bridgewater, loving father of Patricia Medina Roy and her husband Jeffrey, Stephen A. Medina and his wife Laura, David S. Medina and his wife Kathryn all of Bridgewater, and the late Frederick A. Medina. Loving P.P. of Kelly, Krystal, Amy, Stephen Jr., Michael, Jillian, and great-grandfather of Macey and Maddox. Also survived by many loving relatives and friends. All funeral services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. For online guest book and directions, visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com. Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332
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Published in The Enterprise on Dec. 2, 2013
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