Charles Neil De Freitas

De Freitas, Charles Neil 08/22/1929 ~ 02/26/2013 SAN DIEGO -- Chuck served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, primarily at NAS North Island, San Diego. He also ran a deep sea fishing boat in the early years and was proud of his Portuguese heritage. He worked in real estate after the Navy. He was known for his kindness, willingness to help others and his huge sense of humor. Chuck leaves behind Betty, mother of his five children, Kathleen, Susie, Tom (Wendy), Tim and Lisa Lynn, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild and sister, Marilyn Baty. On April 30th at 10:30 a.m., a memorial service will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 4080 Hawk Street, with interment services at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Silverado Foundation for Alzheimer's Disease.

Published in U-T San Diego on Apr. 28, 2013