Michael Lawrence Firmender, 71, of Manteo, died on Sunday, November 3, 2013 in a Norfolk, VA hospital. Mr. Firmender was born in Bridgeport, CT and was the son of Irene Misencik Firmender and the late Lawrence Firmender. He was a retired painting contractor. He served his country honorably as a U.S. Army Captain, was a Vietnam veteran and a recipient of a Purple Heart.
Besides his mother, Mr. Firmender is survived by three daughters, Michele Andronowitz, Janet Firmender and Anne Firmender; a son Matthew Firmender; two sisters, Judith Hines and Laurene Wallace; a brother, James Firmender; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm with Deacon Frank Masso officiating. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Veteran’s Charity of one’s choice.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.Print Obituary & Condolences