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 Angelo J Donadeo

Angelo J Donadeo

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 2 Oct 2004 (aged 79)
Land O' Lakes, Pasco County, Florida, USA
Burial Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA
Plot Sec 322, Site 998
Memorial ID 49680514 · View Source
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On the night of December 29th, 1972, he was a passenger on Eastern Airlines Flight 401 from New York to Miami. Since the flight was full, he exercised his privilege as an Eastern Airlines employee, and rode in the cockpit jumpseat. While the plane was on final approach, the crew became distracted by an apparent problem with the landing gear and the plane crashed into the Everglades. Mr Donadeo was the only survivor on the flight deck.


ANGELO J. DONADEOm aAge 79, died Saturday, October 2, 2004 in Land O'Lakes, FL. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA and was a 26 year resident of Christmas, FL. He was a retired aircraft Engineer with Eastern Airlines in Miami, a survivor of the December 1972 crash of the L-1011 in the Everglades, and a Navy veteran of WWII. After retiring he volunteered with the Civil Air Patrol, his last rank was Lt. Colonel. Angelo was a friend to all who know him, generous with his time to anyone who needed him and a devoted husband and father. He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Donna; son, John (Jan) Angelo; daughters, Susan (Bob) Norberg, Patricia (Rick) Shepherd; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: Thursday, October 7, from 6pm to 8pm at Loyless Funeral Home Chapel, with a Funeral mass at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church on Friday at 10am. Interment will follow at 2pm at Florida National Cemetery. LOYLESS FUNERAL HOME, Land O'Lakes/Lutz Chapel


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Gravesite Details S1 US NAVY; WORLD WAR II

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  • Created by: GerbLady
  • Added: 14 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49680514
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Angelo J Donadeo (15 Mar 1925–2 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49680514, citing Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by GerbLady (contributor 46637511) .