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Cmdr. Nestore G. "Jack" Biasi

Biasi, Cmdr. Nestore G. "Jack" 5/12/25 ~ 3/3/13 POWAY -- Jack was born in 1925 to Giacomo and Noemi Biasi in New Kensington, Pa. He was always proud of his Italian heritage and being First Generation American. In 1943, Jack joined the Navy, and served as a Marine corpsman in the Pacific Theater throughout World War II. He became a career Navy man, serving proudly for 30 years, retiring as a Commander. He married Rose Simonini on June 28, 1952. They were married almost 50 years, raising two sons, Richard and Michael. Rose passed away from Alzheimer Disease on February 14, 2002. He moved the family to Poway, Calif., in 1973, after his Naval retirement, and went to work and SAIC. After his retirement from the SAIC, he became highly involved in many clubs in the area. In late June 2002, Jack was introduced to his second wife, Joan Sullivan, at Escondido Elks' Lodge,and they were married thereafter on April 5, 2003. After a long illness, Jack passed away peacefully in his sleep. Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla for their exceptional care and kindness. He will be sorely missed by all that had the privilege of knowing him. He was a very compassionate and loving man. He is survived by his wife, Joan Sullivan Biasi; two sons from his first marriage, Richard (Leslie) and Michael; three beloved grandchildren, Samantha, Devon and Wesley; two sisters, Merice Marchi in Italy and Anna Spera in New Jersey; along with many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Jack Biasi, to the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA. 92027, or Elizabeth Hospice, 150 W. Crest Street, Escondido, CA. 92025, or to . Funeral Mass will be Thursday, March 7th at 1pm, at St. John's the Evangelist, 1001 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA. 92024. Viewing will be Thursday, March 7th from 3pm to 7pm with Rosary at 6pm at El Camino Memorial Encinitas, 340 Melrose Ave., Encinitas, CA. 92024. Jack will be laid to rest with full military honors, on Friday, March 8th at 10:30 am. Services will be held at Miramar National Cemetery, 5795 Nobel Drive, San Diego, CA.

Funeral Home

El Camino Memorial - Encinitas
340 Melrose Ave Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 753-1143

Published in U-T San Diego on Mar. 6, 2013
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