GIRARD -- Memorial services will be later in Arkansas for August J. Vadino, 68, of Grubbs, Ark., formerly of Girard, who died of leukemia Sunday in Little Rock Veterans Hospital, after a one year illness.
Mr. Vadino, also known as "Augie," was born on May 28, 1932 in Girard, a son of Anthony and Rose Vadino.
He was a former member of St. Rose Church and was a councilman for the city of Grubb. He was a Korean War veteran.
He leaves two daughters, Cindy Mendel of Cleveland and Susan Vadino of Howland; a son, Michael of New York City; seven sisters, Lucy Santangelo of Niles, Clara Phillips in Oregon, Angie Mikolaj, Madeline Fonce and Rose Marie Johnston, all of Girard, Jeannie Baker of Niles and Irene Pinciaro of Boardman; and three brothers, Carmen of Niles, Anthony in Arizona and Joseph in Georgia.
Two sisters, Marie E. Adams and Irene Candio, are deceased.
Contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, Northern Ohio Chapter, 20525 Center Ridge Road, Suite 631, Cleveland, Ohio 44116 or the Lymphoma Research Society of America, 8800 Venice Blvd., Suite 207, Los Angeles, Calif. 90034.
Arrangements were by Morris-Cabot Funeral Home, Cabot, Ark.