Lawrence Lorenzo

Obituary of Lawrence J. Lorenzo

Lawrence J. Lorenzo 93, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on August 12, 2021. He was born on December 25, 1927 in Trenton, New Jersey to Peter and Maria (Colangelo) Lorenzo. Larry was predeceased by his parents, sisters Catherine Friedman and Mary Dzuira. He was a graduate of Trenton High School, class of 1946.

Upon graduation, he was a Sergeant in the Army and stationed in Germany from November, 1950 until November, 1952. After his service in the military, Larry became a fireman in the Trenton Fire Department from 1953  to 1986. He retired as Captain after 33 years of dedicated service.

On June 12, 1954, Larry married Mary (Frascella) of Trenton, New Jersey. They remained married for 67 years until Mary's passing on April 22, 2021.

Larry lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He is survived by his four children: Jeffrey Lorenzo, Lisa & Frank Pane, David & Anne Lorenzo, and Mark Lorenzo.  His grandchildren: Andrea & Scott Sirak, Alyssa & Jeffrey Karczewski, Michael & Eric Lorenzo and Lauren Lorenzo. His great-grandchildren: Parker & Francesca Sirak, and Karson & Kole Karczewski.

He attended all sporting events played by his grandchildren, which he enjoyed very much. 

Larry was a member of the Italian American Sportsmen Club and the Baron AA for many years. He was also a dedicated swimmer at the Hamilton YMCA.

The family is appreciative for the care given by Larry's caregiver Kate, Zandra and special hospice/serenity nurse Joanna.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Larry's honor to Wounded Warriors Project (

Funeral services at Knott's Colonial Funeral Home and interment at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery will be held privately for the family. Condolences for the family can be left at

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