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Leo Vincent Facenda Sr.

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Leo Vincent Facenda Sr. Obituary
Leo V. Facenda Sr.
Suffolk - Leo Vincent Facenda Sr., 90, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013. He was the son of the late Armando and Josephine Facenda. He was preceded in death by his wife, Estelle Martinette Facenda. He is survived by his children: Joanna Saunders (Buddy Sr.), Connie DiTommaso, Leo Facenda, Jr. (Norma), Linda Thompson (Harry) and Phyllis Crittenden (Dale); grandchildren: Buddy Saunders, Jr.(Tina), Kimberly Saunders, Joey DiTommaso (Darlene), Lisa Creekmore (Randy), Nicole Keffer, John Facenda (Theresa), Dianne Sosa (Jose), Jessica Facenda Reece, Rev. Justin Facenda (Carie), Sonia Kostyk, Kevin Thompson (Rachel), Shannon Mann (Ronnie), Roger Crittenden, Jr. He had 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He is also survived by his sister Lucy Narkinsky (Sam) and dear friends John and Lauria McLaughlin.
He was a World War II veteran and retired from Newport News Shipbuilding. He was a member of Nansemond River Baptist Church, Knife & Fork Bible Study Group, Lifetime Member of DAV, Chapter 22, and WWII Veterans Group. He will always be remembered as the center of his loving family.
The family will be available for visitation on Friday, May 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. and the funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11th. Both celebrations of life will be held at Baker-Foster Funeral Home, Bennett's Creek Chapel, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk, VA 23435. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Portsmouth with U.S. Coast Guard Honors. Condolences may be registered at www.bakerfoster.com.


Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 9, 2013
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