Homer Benjamin Medica, a member of St. Patrick Parish in Northwest Portland, died June 29. He was 78.

Mr. Medica was born July 13, 1935, in Portland. He attended St. Patrick School, Central Catholic High School and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Portland.

He is survived by his wife Joyce; sons John, Paul and Colin and one granddaughter.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., July 10 at St. Patrick Church.