Evo G. Facchine (1932 - 2016)

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Evo G. Facchine, age 84, Patterson Avenue, DuBois, Pa., died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.
Born on April 11, 1932 in Caledonia, Pa., he was the son of the late Leonard and Angela (Delpiva) Facchine.
Evo was a graduate of Penn State University Class of 1955 with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering.
He was a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force, serving as a navigator/bombardier on the B47 medium jet bomber.
On Feb. 4, 1956, he married Ann (Carobine) Facchine. They recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Evo was a successful entrepreneur in a variety of businesses including engineering, real estate, construction and land development.
He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church. Evo served as past board member and president of the Rotary Club of DuBois, the DuBois Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bennetts Valley Alumni Association, and he was founder of the DuBois Area Historical Society, serving 9 years as its president. He also enjoyed opera and researching family history.
He is survived by two children, Robert Facchine and his wife, Beth of Rochester, N.Y. and Jennifer Facchine and her husband, William Adams of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; a brother, Leo Facchine of N.J.; and a sister, Mae Merley of Ellicott City, Md.; and four grandchildren: Jessica and William Adams and Hillary and Stephanie Facchine.
Evo was preceded in death by seven brothers: John, Alphonse, Anthony, Felix, Ernie, Guido, and Sylvio Facchine; and three sisters, Anna Davis, Irene Baraufflo and Enes Facchine.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at 10 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Edward Walk as celebrant.
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
Memorials may be sent to St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State Street, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or DuBois Central Catholic Schools, P.O. Box 567, DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Courier Express on Sept. 27, 2016
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