As law enforcement professionals we have dedicated our lives in the unselfish service of protecting and preserving the rights of our citizens. It is only right and fitting that we should endeavor to foster camaraderie, strengthen our unity and promote our well-being; increase our awareness to the issues that directly affect us and focus our collective effort in confronting and resolving those issues; improve our morale and safety; promote justice and cooperation among us; and dedicate to the improvement of the quality of our lives.
Patricio P. "Pat" Natividad, 71, passed away on March 28, 2015. Born in San Jose, Nueva Ecija, he was the son of the late Victoriano and Leonora Natividad. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
Pat was a retired MSCM from the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service where he received the Second Meritorious United Commendation, Second Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Letter of Commendation, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal Seventh, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Navy Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal Second, and Southwest Asia Campaign Medal w/Star. He was also employed as a Deputy Sherriff with the City of Norfolk with 10 years of service.
He was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church where he was a Eucharistic minister, Willis V. Fentress Masonic Lodge #296, and Khedive Temple and Past Captain of Khedive Scooter Patrol. He was a very passionate ballroom dancer along with his love of music. He won many ballroom dancing competitions and was an instructor. He also volunteered at Sentara Leigh Hospital.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Meriam R. Natividad; son, Noel R. Natividad and wife Wendy; grandson, Patrick; four sisters; a brother; and many nieces, nephews and long-time friends.
Edgardo G. Lucero
Va Beach - Edgardo G. Lucero, 56, passed away on December 1, 2016.
Born in Silang Cavite, Philippines, he was the son of the late Jose and Adela Lucero. He was a Deputy Sheriff with 15 years of service with the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office.
He was a member of the Catholic Church of St. Mark, a member of the Willis V. Fentress Masonic Lodge No. 296 AF & AM, and former President of Malabon Gen. Trias. He was also an avid golfer and a member of the Filipino American Law Enforcement Officers Association of Virginia. He loved life and lived it to its fullest. He impacted so many lives and he will never be forgotten.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Arlene S. Lucero; two sons, Jaspher Edzel Lucero of Singapore and Adrian Santo Domingo Lucero of Virginia Beach; a daughter, Eilene Santo Domingo Lucero of Virginia Beach; and a brother, Edwin G. Lucero and his wife, Jasmin, of Philippines.
The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, and Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, from 6 to 9 p.m.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at the Catholic Church of St. Mark by Rev. Fr. Anthony Mpungu. Interment will follow in Colonial Grove Memorial Park and Masonic Rights will be held. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Dec. 4, 2016-
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