George J. Constande passed away of natural causes on Dec. 3, 2014. A memorial service will be held in his honor at 11 a.m., March 16, 2015, under the shelter at the Salisbury National Cemetery located at 202 Government Ave., Salisbury, N.C.
George J. Constande was born in Springfield, Mass., June 10, 1922, the son of Bernadette Marie Boulanger and Constandinos H. Constande. Mr. Constande was reared in Statesville, N.C., by Minnie A. and Osborne Brown.
He was married to Rosa Cornacchione on July 18, 1947, in Statesville, N.C., with three sons being born of this marriage
He is survived by his wife, Rosa; two sons and daughters-in-law, James Allan and Christy Jo of Yulee, Fla., and Vincent Andrew and Tammy Kay of Suffolk, Va.; and three granddaughters, Vanessa Ashely Constande of Kissimmee, Fla., Sarah Jo Constande of Yulee, Fla., and Taylor Lynn Constande of Suffolk, Va.
He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Edward Constande, who died May 27, 1967, and is buried in Section E-125, Salisbury National Cemetery, N.C. His brothers, Stephen, Donald and Albert, and a sister, Stella Rabideau, also preceded him in death.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers a donation in his name be made to the Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org).
Published on  March 22, 2015