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Irving M. Valiente

Date of Death: April 7, 2011

Date of Birth: October 31, 1949



                                       Irving M. Valiente

Lewiston-Irving M. Valiente, 61, of East Ave. went to be with the Lord on April 7, 2011 at the Hospice House in Auburn after a short Illness.

He was born on October 31, 1949 in New York City the son of Jose and Monsita Luciano-Valiente.

Irv was educated at the College of Staten Island with a B.S. in History and a Minor in Spanish.  He also proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Irv worked for 10 years as a Spanish teacher at Lewiston High School where he was referred to as “Senior~ V” by the students.  He also taught in New York and also the assistant coach for basketball taking the team to two city championships.  He accumulated over 34 years of educating students.

He was a member of the American Legion, Army Cadets and Law Enforcement Cadets at Lewiston High School and  Pelletier’s Karate Academy.  While in New York City he was a black belt in Chinese Go Ju and Isshinryu.  Irv was also a member of the First Assembly of God in Lewiston.  Irv was an avid history lover.

Irv was predeceased by his parents.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 29 years Nancy Valiente of Lewiston, son’s Joseph Valiente and his girlfriend Katie of West Paris, Sean Valiente and girlfriend Jessica of Waltham, grandchildren Dominic Valiente and Angelina Valiente.

A memorial visitation will take place on Friday, April 15th from 6 to 7pm at the First Assembly of God Church on Hogan Rd. Lewiston with a service to follow at 7pm at the Church.  Burial will take place at Maine Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

In Irv’s memory donations may be made to Maine Teen Challenge 11 Hudson Lane Winthrop, Me 04364.

Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives Group 25 Tampa St. Lewiston, Me 04240.


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