Irineo Berroyn “Jun” Punsalan, Jr., 76, of 129 Old Us Highway 17, Hertford, NC died Monday, March 3, 2014 at Albemarle Hospital. Born in Manila, Philippines, he was the son of the late Irineo and Rose Berroyn Punsalan and was the husband of the late Lorraine Hardiman Punsalan. He was retired from the United States Coast Guard and also retired from the Gates County Prison System.
Mr. Punsalan is survived by a daughter, Catherine Marie Votava and husband Daniel of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister, Antonia Reyes of Manila, Philippines; and two grandchildren, Eric and Lucas Votava.
A memorial service will take place Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with military honors at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at all other times at the residence of Catherine and Daniel Votava, 1303 Stacie Drive, Elizabeth City, NC. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Punsalan family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.