Ferdinand "Fer" DiLeva
On Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013, Fer DiLeva was called to be with our Lord. He was born on July 26, 1941 to Giovan Guiseppe and Anna DiLeva and was a lifelong resident of San Pedro. Fer graduated from Loyola University in 1963 with a BA degree in business and served this community for the next fifty years in the banking and loan industry. He was a lifetime member of the San Pedro Elks Club. Fer enjoyed traveling, was an avid walker, loved to be with family and friends and especially loved his glass of wine. Fer was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother; his brothers, Tony and John DiLeva; sister, Maria (Dennis) Lifton; nephews, Joe and Robert DiLeva; nieces, Cathy DiLeva, Stephanie (Greg) Rivera and Lisa Lifton; and numerous cousins in San Pedro and Ischia, Italy. A Vigil Service will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m. at McNerney's Mortuary, with visitation from 4-7 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, April 4, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at Mary Star of the Sea Church, followed by interment at Green Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Please sign the guest book at www.mcnerneysmortuary.com and www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Apr. 1 to Apr. 3, 2013