Victor F. Lagonia, Jr.
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Born: 
May 31, 1923
Died: 
July 28, 2012
Services: 
Visitation: Monday 6-9 PM
Services: 
Mass: Tuesday, 10:30 AM

 

Victor F. Lagonia, Jr., 89, of Emporium died peacefuly at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport on Saturday (July 28, 2012) morning.
He was born May 31, 1923 in Austin, PA a son of the late Victor and Mary Cappelano Lagonia.
He married the late Lillian Thomas Lagonia.
Mr. Lagonia was a graduate of Austin Area High School. He was a Sgt. in the Army Air Force, serving in Africa, during World War II. He played in a pick-up band in the military with a member of Tommy Dorsie's Band. He also played in the Joe Walker Band in Austin and Emporium. Victor retired from the Pennsylvania Railroad where he worked for many years. He was a representative of the Union of the Pennsylvania Rail Road and was a member of the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221 VFW. 
Surviving
Loving Companion of 20 years: Patricia Campbell, Emporium
Sister: Lucille Colvin, Bethel Park
2 Step-Children: Grace Torrey, Florida and William Thomas, Florida
Several: Nieces and nephews
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Victor and Mary Cappelano Lagonia
Wife: Lillian Thomas Lagonia
Sister: Katherine Civarella
Sister: Florence "Minnie" Leete
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Tuesday (July 31, 2012) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Monday from 6-9 PM.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to American Lung Associaltion, 3001 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011 or to the charity of the donors choice.
 
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
 

Lucille, I'm truly sorry for

Lucille, I'm truly sorry for your loss. I've never seen a brother and sister as close as the two of you were throughout the years. He was a true gentleman with such a kind heart. God bless you.

So sorry for your loss.I have

So sorry for your loss.I have known Vic my whole life and when I was young he lived across the street from me so I did spend a lot of time at his home.Bill and Grace were good friends as his wife Lillian was so good to us when young.Will miss seeing him at mass every week as would sometime talk to him after mass.

Dear Pat, I loved Vic and

Dear Pat, I loved Vic and yet I hardly even knew him. His smile showed so much kindness and warmth. I am so sorry for your loss. May Vic rest in peace and may you find solace in all your memories.

Hi Pat, sorry to hear about

Hi Pat, sorry to hear about Vic. He was always such a character with a story to tell. He was such a nice man; I always enjoyed talking to him. Take care, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Pat, I'm so sorry to hear

Pat, I'm so sorry to hear about Vic. He was always so thoughtful. I will miss him.

Pat, sorry for your loss. We

Pat, sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed talking to Vic. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL

MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL AT THIS TIME. OVER 30 YEARS I THOUGHT VIC WAS A SPECIAL MAN.

Pat, You are in our thoughts

Pat, You are in our thoughts and prayers. We will miss Vic very much.