Warren G. Farfone

Warren G. Farfone

August 30, 1920 - February 13, 2012

Warren G. Farfone

August 30, 1920 - February 13, 2012


Warren G. Farfone, August 30, 1920 February 13, 2012, passed away peacefully in Laguna Hills California.

He was born August 30, 1920, in the Bronx New York, son of the late Angelina and Donato Farfone. He was the youngest of 5 siblings. On April 28, 1946, he married the love of his life Rita Locilenti, who survives.

He graduated Pleasantville High School in 1939. He enlisted in the Army Air Force in Fort Dix, NJ in 1942 where he specialized as an airplane and engine mechanic. During his service in WWII he earned the distinguished unit badge with one “Oak Leaf Cluster”. In February of 1944 he earned a European African Middle-Eastern Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He served with the 344th bomb squadron-98th bomb group. Following his service he attended Pace College in New York City. He lived in New York for a majority of his life and was employed by Dollar Savings Bank of New York for 35 years, retiring in 1983. In 1987 he retired to Dana Point California with his wife, Rita. He was a member of the VFW and actively participated in organization activities and was a parishioner at St. Edwards in Dana Point California.

He was preceded in death by his son, Daniel and is survived by his children, Vincent, Jane and Carol, 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

He was a wonderful, kind and compassionate man who loved his family, touched many lives and had a great sense of humor. He loved God, his family and life and he will be greatly missed.

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  2. Jane Herman says:

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  3. Nancy Nelson says:

    I just wanted you to know I am thinking of you at this difficult time . I enjoyed reading your fathers bio. I wished I would have met him. He sounds like a wonderful husband and father. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
    Nancy Nelson

  4. Nancy Nelson says:

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  5. The thing I remember most about Uncle Warren is that he always seemed so very young at heart. I remember sitting near him at a hundred family get togethers. He would inch his chair up close and look from side to side…as if to make sure nobody was in earshot…like he was about to reveal the secret of life, or the cure for cancer. Then he would wisper the funniest, most off-the-wall joke I’ve ever heard in my life. And immediately following the punchline, he would grab my forearm and throw his head back in laughter so fierce that you couldn’t help but follow suit. That was Uncle warren to me…always the entertainer. And I will miss him.

    -Aaron Spinogatti

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