Published in Orange
County Register on November 20, 2012
LanFranco, Eugene, a life-long resident of Orange, CA, passed away November
10, 2012 at age 86.
He was preceded by his son, Kenneth LanFranco and his sister, Shirley
He is survived by his sister, Ada Pegler (Jack); nephews, Steve and Bruce
Pegler; his niece, Patty Cameron (Michael); his daughter-inlaw, Ann
Batallia; granddaughter, Summer; and twin grandsons, Dave and Dan LanFranco.
His grandchildren were the highlight of his life.
Gene graduated from Orange High in 1944 where he played football and baseball.
He was proud of being a WWII veteran, semi-pro baseball pitcher for the
Riverside Dons, and a 60-year member of Orange Elks Lodge.
Gene will be interned in the Veterans Cemetery in Riverside, CA at a future
His family and many friends will miss his quick wit and love of life.
Go with God, Gene.