Freddie Fazzina was WWII Army vet

DOWNEY - Freddie Fazzina, a lifetime Downey resident, passed away peacefully May 16 with his two daughters by his side. He was 81.Born in Manchester, Conn. on May 3, 1928 to Paulina Cardel and Frank Fazzina, he was a veteran of World War II after serving three years in the U.S. Army. He worked as a warehouseman for General Electric Co. for more than 30 years. Fazzina is survived by his daughters, Dawn and Diana Fazzina, of California; sister, Lena Ciccio, of Connecticut; brothers, Nunizo Fazzina of Nevada and Francis Fazzina of California; and grandson, Vincent Michael Thompson, of Tennessee. Services will be held today at 11:45 a.m. inside stage area 4 at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside. Arrangements were under the direction of Miller-Mies Mortuary.

********** Published: May 29, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 6