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Dr Joseph Renato Arena
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1955
Fulton County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 2006
Laurens County
North Carolina, USA

Dr. Joseph Renato Arena, MD, 51, of Wilmington, died Thursday, November 9, 2006.
He was born October 6, 1955, in Fulton, NY. Dr. Arena received an AA in Nursing, a BS in Biology from the College of Santa Fe and his MD degree from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, and completed his residency at Texas Technical in El Paso, Texas.

Dr. Arena was board certified in Emergency Medicine and had been a practicing physician with Eastern Carolina Emergency Physicians since 1999. His practice time was divided between Cape Fear Hospital in Wilmington, NC, and Pender Memorial Hospital in Burgaw, NC. Additionally, Dr. Arena was the Medical Director for the Pender Memorial Hospital Emergency Department.

Dr. Arena is survived by his wife, Veronica Fernicola Arena, formerly of Whiteville; sons, John and Nicholas of the home; daughter, Demetrea; mother, Rae Arena; brothers, John, Ralph, Peter and Anthony; and his sister, Jo Ann. He is greatly missed.

His loving family feels that his young sons will someday need to know what a wonderful, loving man their father was. It is requested that relatives, friends and colleagues who have fond thoughts and memories of Joe (Ray) send their written feelings about him to:

Mr. John Arena, 183 S. 2nd Street, Fulton, NY 13069.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held in Wilmington at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Home at a later time.

In lieu of flowers you are kindly asked to send memorial contributions on Dr. Arena?s behalf to Franciscan Friars, 1104 Kentucky Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78201 c/o Brother Tim Unser.
Abbey of Christ in the Desert
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 2nd grave, row 2
Created by: Jean Lerud-Hanson
Record added: Jul 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93511163
Dr Joseph Renato Arena
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
Dr Joseph Renato Arena
Added by: Jean Lerud-Hanson
Dr Joseph Renato Arena
Added by: Jean Lerud-Hanson
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