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Arnold Anthony Verducso

Arnold Anthony Verducso died Jan. 14, 2001 from cancer. He was 43 years old.
   He was born Sept. 23, 1958 to Arnold and Lupe (Ramirez) Verdusco in Corona, Calif. He graduated from Corona Senior High School.
   He worked in the roofing business, in real estate, as a volunteer fire fighter and an EMT. He received a black belt in Kung Fu San Su.
   In 1991 he moved to Powell Butte and started his own roofing business.
   He married Tammy (Gardner-Blackwell) in 1993 in Prineville.
   His interests included fishing, working as a roofer, and spending time with family and friends.
   He was a member of Eastside Foursquare Church.
   Survivors include his wife Tammy; children, Aubrie, Bethany and Sam of Powell Butte; sisters, Adela Volker of Hayward Calif., Patty Ewell of Bend; brother, Joe Verdusco of Riverside, Calif.; parents, Arnold and Lupe Verdusco of Riverside, Calif.; grandmother, Isabell Ramirez of Riverside, Calif.; mother and father-in-law, Buzz and Dixie Gardner of Prineville.
   Memorials may be made to the National Right to Life, 10th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20004.
   Services were scheduled for earlier today.
   Whispering Pines Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.