Albert Michael Menduni
Dr. Albert Michael Menduni, died on February 4, 2014 from complications of back surgery. Dr. Menduni was born November 29, 1945 in Columbus, Ohio. He attended undergraduate school at John Carrol University and medical school at Case Western Reserve University, both in Cleveland, Ohio. Lieutenant Commander Menduni retired from the Navy after treating sailors and marines in the Philippines during the Vietnam War
Seeking warmer weather, Al moved his family from Ohio to Florida in 1980. In addition to his practice of internal medicine, Dr. Menduni ran The Addiction Recovery Center and performed flight physicals. He was the Chief Medical Officer and served on the board of Capital Regional Medical Center. He was a pilot, scuba diver, photographer, astronomer, philosopher, amateur quantum physicist and lover of gadgets. He was deeply compassionate and possessed an enduring faith. Albert was a robust man who loved his patients and awed his peers with his extent of knowledge but was primarily an Italian family man. He enjoyed Indian guides and science projects with his son, Mario and Indian princesses and spring break trips with his daughter, Gina. He adored his wife, Margie, whom he married in 1969 in Youngstown, Ohio. In addition to his wife, he leaves behind his son, Mario of Boston and his daughter, Gina of Los Angeles, brothers Carmen (Shelly) and Louis (Sandi) both of Columbus, Ohio.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Good Shepherd Catholic Church on Saturday February 8th at 1:00pm. The family will greet friends, former patients, and colleagues in the Parish Hall after Mass. Interment will take place at a later date in Columbus, OH.
Memorial contributions in Albert's memory may be made to The Gina Menduni Graduate School Fund and/or The Katie Kavanagh Disability Van Maintenance Fund. Checks should be made out to Margaret Menduni and sent to Charlotte Moore, C.P.A at 2627 Mitcham Dr Tallahassee, Fl 32308.