MAJ Peter M Biasi died after flight school but did not serve as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam on 07/27/2015
Yorktown, VA
Flight Class 72-14
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Peter Michael Joseph Biasi, 68, a native of Hicksville, New York and a Yorktown, Virginia resident since 1983, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015. Peter completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Scranton where he was also an ROTC cadet. Upon graduation in 1969, he was commissioned into the U.S. Army as a 2LT. Highlights of his military career included: Airborne Ranger, Armor Officer and an Army Aviator (helicopters). His aviation assignments in the U.S., Korea, and Puerto Rico were the ones he loved the most. He earned a Masters Degree during his time in the service and in 1989, he retired from the U.S. Army having achieved the rank of Major. Following retirement, he enjoyed working with young high school students at Peninsula Catholic and Bruton High School, where he assisted his wife coaching track and cross-country. Peter was an active volunteer with the Peninsula Track Club for the past 30 years and could be found at most events or races on any given weekend. He loved biking and coaching his wife, an avid runner, supporting her running endeavors. He was a devout Catholic. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Biasi and two sons, Michael and his wife Kathryn of Fuquay-Varina, NC and Raymond and his wife Melissa of Chesapeake, VA, a sister, Lauretta Rayzak and her husband Joseph of Hicksville, NY, four grandchildren, Preston, Lila Anne, Clara and Joseph. The family will receive friends on Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in Amory Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00AM Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church with Rev. Mike Joly, officiating. A reception will immediately follow the mass. A graveside service with Military Honors will follow at 2:00 PM in Parklawn Memorial Park. Donations may be made in Peter's name to the Wounded Warrior Project or The American Cancer Society . Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Published in Daily Press on Aug. 1, 2015

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