Vincent B. Pagano
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps
B. Pagano, 79, a retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel who later held
administrative positions with federal agencies, died October 14, 2007,
of heart disease at his home in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Colonel Pagano, who was born in New York, joined the Marines in 1946 and was a supply and logistics officer for most of his career. He had combat tours in the Korean and Vietnam wars before his retirement in 1974.
While serving in the Marines, he graduated from Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y., in 1952.
After his military career, Colonel Pagano worked for various government contractors in the Washington area for seven years. In 1981, he joined the Department of Labor as a specialist in veterans' employment. From 1986 to 1989, he had an administrative position with the Small Business Administration.
Colonel Pagano lived in Vienna, Virginia, from 1970 to 1991, when he moved to Hilton Head. In Vienna, he was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Lloyd Pagano of Hilton Head; four sons, Brendan Pagano of Atlanta, Michael Pagano of Bristow, Jeff Pagano of Herndon and Scott Pagano of Arlington; and three grandchildren.
Photo Courtesy of Scott Pagano, December 2010
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Posted: 7 August 2008 Updated: 22 December 2010
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