Keith LaCanfora, 49

Keith Andrew LaCanfora, 49, Urbana, died at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1965 in San Pedro, Calif. to Pasquale and Virginia (Hardos) LaCanfora.

Keith was a 1983 graduate of Banning High School in Banning, Calif.  He was an engineer for Adventure Manufacturing (formerly Timberland) in Peru. He enjoyed cooking and participating in the Wabash Chili Cook-off.  He also enjoyed weightlifting and coaching kids in weightlifting. He was a huge Washington Redskins fan. 

He is survived by his wife, Lynn LaCanfora, Urbana; three children, Bradly LaCanfora, El Cajon, Calif., Megan LaCanfora, Stamford, Conn., and Matthew LaCanfora, Columbia, Tenn.; brothers and sisters, Maureen (Michael) Hernandez, Banning, Patrick (Kathleen) LaCanfora, Moorpark, Calif., Greg (Kami) LaCanfora, Valley Springs, Calif., Cynthia (Mark) Lech, Carroll, Neb., and Paul (Jennifer) LaCanfora, Yucaipa, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Graveside services and burial will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at San Gorgonio Memorial Park Cemetery, Banning, Calif. 

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Hospital Oncology Department.

The memorial guest book for Keith may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Aug 04