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Sergeant John C "Johnny" Lanese
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1907
Death: Nov. 10, 1944, Philippines

of Mrs. Rose Lanese, and son of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Lanese, all of 4182 Mayfield
Road, South Euclid; Killed Nov. 10, (1944)
on Leyte in the Philippines.

Sergt. Lanese was inducted in 1942 and,
after training at Camp Howze, Texas, was
sent overseas last June. He was a graduate
of Brush High School, where he starred as
a football player, serving as varsity
captain one season. He was the owner
of Johnny's Tavern, 4001 Mayfield Road,
South Euclid, which is now operated by
his wife and parents.

Wrote Two Days Before Death
In his last letter home, dated Nov. 8, he
wrote: "By God's grace I am still alive."
Two days later he was killed.

In addition to his wife and parents, he
is survived by a daughter, Sandra, and
two sisters, Miss Marie Lanese, who
operates a florist shop in South Euclid;
and Sister Mary Joachim, of the Sisters
of St. Joseph, here.


Family links: 
  Rose M Lanese (____ - 1960)
Lake View Cemetery
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 18 Lot 431-0
Maintained by: Cincinnati Spring Grove ...
Originally Created by: Auto Graver
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78136936
Sergeant John C Johnny Lanese
Added by: Patti Johnson
Sergeant John C Johnny Lanese
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