Memorial services are pending for Herman Joseph Federico, 84, of Niland, who died Wednesday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.
Mr. Federico was born Aug. 26, 1916, in Philadelphia and was raised and attended schools there before moving to the Boston area. He married Pearl Bailey in Lawrence, Mass., on April 22, 1938.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and then returned to Boston.
In 1965 Mr. Federico moved to Compton and lived there for a short time. He later resided in Downey and Huntington Beach.
Mr. Federico retired in 1980 and relocated to the Fountain of Youth Spa in Niland.
He was a former member of the Elks Lodge and a member of the American Legion 801, the Sons of Italy and the Garibaldi Club.