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Elia Paietta Fontecchio

Elia Paietta Fontecchio

Male 1974 - 2004  (30 years)

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  • Name Elia Paietta Fontecchio 
    Born 29 Jul 1974  Milford, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Aug 2004  Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Iraq War - Anbar Campaign
      Killed in Action
    Buried Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31057  Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2022 

    Family Living 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F15408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1974 - Milford, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Aug 2004 - Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    US Marine Corps
    Jul 29 1974
    Aug 4 2004
    Purple Heart
    Iraqi Freedom

  • Notes 
      Gunnery Sergeant Elia Paietta Fontecchio, U.S. Marine Corps, of Twentynine Palms, Calif., and Satellite Beach, Fla., died as the result of hostile action on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was serving his second deployment to Iraq at the time of his death. Gunnery Sergeant Fontecchio graduated from Milford High School in Milford, Mass., and joined the Marine Corps in 1993. He was the recipient of a number of personal awards during his military career, including a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and Marine Security Guard Ribbon. He is survived by his wife, Kinney, formerly of Virginia Beach, Va.; and their son, Elia; his parents, Dennis and Cindy Fontecchio, of Satellite Beach, Fla.; his twin sister, Alicia Powers, of Port St. John, Fla.; two sisters, Joslyn Mazziotti, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Nicole Fontecchio, of Melbourne, Fla.; his grand mother, Ann Szady, of Buzzard Bay, Mass.; and his wife?s family, Marietta Glascock, Mary Todd Glascock, Lionel Charuau, Henri Charuau and Natalie Carr, all of Virginia Beach. Family will receive visitors from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11, at Beach Funeral Home, Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, August 12 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Sebastian-by-the- Sea Episcopal Church, Melbourne Beach, Fla. Interment will follow in Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Elia Fontecchio Memorial Fund at any Navy Federal Credit Union, or via mail to NFCU, P.O. Box 3000, Merri fields, VA 22199-3000.
      --Published in the FLORIDA TODAY August, 2004