CAPT Emiddio Massa USN (ret) 1928 - 2016 Carlsbad Captain Emiddio "Mead" Massa 88, USN, (ret) was called home to God on November 29, 2016 following a brief illness. He was at home with his wife, surrounded by his children. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mae, their 5 children and their spouses, 5 grandchildren and their spouses, and 1 great grandchild. He is also survived by his sister and his brother. Mead, a noted Naval Aviator and longtime San Diegan, served his country for 33 years. Services, by El Camino Memorial, are on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9am Rosary and 9:30am Mass at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 1668 State St., San Diego. Reception immediately follows at the Church Hall. Interment 2:15pm, Miramar National Cemetery, 5795 Nobel Dr., San Diego.In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice
, in Mead's name.His legacy of family and service to others will carry his love forward.
Published by San Diego Union-Tribune on Dec. 11, 2016.