Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 10:19:23 :
Friday, October 28, 1977
Michale A. Farrugia, a post office employee, died Thursday at his Petaluma home after a one year illness. He was 55.
Farrugia was born on the Isle of Malta and as a young man moved to Great Britain. During World War II he served as a pilot in the Royal Air Force.
After the war, Farrugia worked as a merchant marine. He came to the United States in 1955 and began work for the post office in New Jersey.
Farrugia transferred to San Francisco seven years ago and had worked at the Rincon Annex. He and his wife, Karin, had moved to Petaluma seven years ago.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four brothers, Charles, Tony and Joe Farrugia of Canada, and Victor Farrugia of San Bruno; and two sisters, Josephine Mulhern of Canada and Rosie Formosa of Deerborn, Mich.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Monday at St. Magdalane Church, Flemington, N.J. Burial will be in Flemington.
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