Vincent J. Faga “Jimmy”, 68, of West Palm Beach, FL and formerly of Warren, PA, died Thursday, December 26, 2013.
He was born in Warren, PA to the late Paul and Rachel De Muro Faga. He graduated from Robert Morris Junior College and Gannon University before serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a passionate Alabama Crimson Tide Fan who also loved Penn State and Notre Dame Football. Jimmy was a member of Moose Lodge 2010 in Palm Beach Gardens for 34 years and a 4th degree member of the Warren Knights of Columbus Council. He was one of the founding members of the Palm Health Care Foundation where he worked for 11 years. Jimmy loved people and they loved him. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 16 years, Kathy Phillips Faga, he was Pop Pop to his son, Vance Phillips (Lori) of Cooper City and their children, Aubrey and Autumn Phillips, daughter, Tara Hedmont (Nando) of West Palm Beach, FL and their children, Riley, Sullivan, Rachel Hedmont, Diel Hedmont and Nena Hedmont, he was Mimi to his very special daughter, Cindi Hall of Palm Springs and her daughter, Hailie Zwick, brother, Robert Faga of Warren, PA and his children, his best friend, Joe Castagnino (Loni) of Warren, PA, numerous cousins in PA and NY and his faithful companion, Shasta Sue.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. Fr. Raymond Gramata, Pastor of St. Bernard R.C. Church, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery.
Those wishing to submit email condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 731231718.
Vincent J. Faga, 68, of West Palm Beach, FL, and formerly of Warren, died December 26. A complete obituary will be announced when available through the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.