David A. Baudanza, 49, of Gulf Breeze, FL passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 20, 2015. David was a deeply devoted husband and step-father. He was a man of character, integrity, and of strong faith. He was born April 19, 1966 in Massachusetts to James F. Baudanza and Joan C. (Marden, who’s passing was in 2008) Baudanza. David resided in North Reading, MA until his move to Florida in 1991. He was the Maintenance Manager for Pensacola Country Club. David loved working there, it wasn’t just a job to him. He made a lot of friends along the way. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife Lillie of 23 years and his beloved dog Harley. His step-daughter Priscilla and daughter Savanah as well as three grandchildren Xander, Cailie, and Liam. Siblings; Norma Bouillion (Mike), James Baudanza Jr., (Rhonda) and Mark E. Baudanza; nieces and nephews Jessica, Corey, Kyle, Alicia and JJ; sister-in-law Catherine (Joe) and her family Jessy, Paul (Sheena) and Austin, along with other remaining family members. A mass will be celebrated by monsignor Luke Hunt at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 6464 Gulf Breeze Pkwy on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM. He will then be transported to Barrancas National Cemetery for a military honors ceremony. Immediately following the ceremony his family is having a gathering at Pensacola Country Club. All of his family and friends are welcome. We would love the chance to thank you for all your prayers and support.