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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19 responses to Warren G. Farfone

  1. Boy, Aaron said it all. Everyone was family to Uncle Warren. So warm, so loving, so funny. A joy to be with and I loved his stories and history. An unforgettable human being. That smile on his face and that twinkle in his eye. We all loved him!!! Dana Spinogatti

  2. Jane Herman says:

    Peeking Dragon, Mom & Dad found this place when they came to Dana Point in 1987. They fell in love with this place. We had many celebrations @ Peeking.

  3. Dear Aunt Rita and Family,
    Our prayers and condolences go out to you all in this trying time. One of my fondess memories was when all the sisters lived in Dana Point and the family get togethers occured. Also during those family get togethers Uncle Warren and my father Tony would have a drink together and talk about there war time experiences. It is truly a memorable memory. They both will be missed in the years to come.

    Again please accept our sincere sympathy at this time.

    Lorraine & Ron

  4. Marion says:

    1 file added to the tribute wall

  5. Marion says:

    Thank you Uncle Warren for so many wonderful memories! Especially of Uncle Warren and Aunt Rita dancing together.

    Marion, Don and Jacqueline

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