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Mark John Scognamillo

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Mark John Scognamillo

Mark John Scognamillo passed away on March 10, 2016 due to complications from pneumonia. Born on July 21, 1960, to Rosario and Nancy Scognamillo, Mark grew up in San Pedro. He attended Mary Star of the Sea Elementary School, Dodson Jr. High, and graduated from San Pedro High School in 1978. Mark went on to graduate magna cum lade with a degree in Psychology from Cal State Dominguez Hills in 1982.

Mark had an early love of aviation and received his pilot's license while still in high school. He flew to many places throughout California, as well as to Chicago to see the Pope. His love of flying planes led him to a position as an Air Traffic Controller in Maui, Hawaii. Most recently, Mark served as a Litigation Investigator for the FAA.

Mark is Survived by his loving wife, Teresa; his children, Anjolie, Lori (Andrew), Peter (Tracy); parents, Rosario and Nancy; his brothers, Mike (Barbara), Anthony (Sandra), Frank (Beth), John (Kathi), and Joe (Amanda). He also leaves behind his mother-in-law, Mae Score (Robert); sisters-in-law, Melissa (Jim) Baker, Leslie Blue; Uncles and Aunts, Joe and Linda Bird, Candace and Kevin Saxman; cousins, Frank (Maria), Katherine (Paul), Craig (Alesia), Brian; as well as 22 nieces and nephews, and his former wife, Annette.

Although Mark was born prematurely at 4 pounds, 2 ounces, he grew to be a "gentle giant" at over 6 feet tall. He will be remembered for his love of God and his family, as well as his warm smile and outgoing personality. A celebration of Mark's life will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Cabrillo Beach Bathhouse, 3800 Stephen M. White Drive in San Pedro. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Mar. 16 to Mar. 19, 2016
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