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John Laurenzi
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1902
Old Forge
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 4, 1990
Old Forge
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA


John Laurenzi, 88, of Rear 112 Mary Street, Old Forge, died Friday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital. His widow is the former Pearl Innamorati, formerly of Swoyerville. His first wife, the former Mamie Podracky, preceded him in death. Born in Old Forge, son of the late Brando and Luisa Micheli Laurenzi, he attended Old Forge schools and was active in local politics. He was self-employed as the owner of a moving and coal trucking company, and L&T Amusements. He was a charter member and past president of the Old Forge Lions Club and was an active Lions Eye Bank Volunteer. He was a member of the Giovanile Society, Old Forge and Moosic Senior Citizens. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, Old Forge, its Holy Name Society and he served as a church usher for many years.

Also surviving are a daughter, Louise Agnone, Scranton, two sisters, Pauline, Old Forge and Sylvia Cherundolo, Wilmington, DE, 8 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, 2 Great-Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Laurenzi Taffera, two sisters, Mary Rinaldi and Julia Laurenzi and a brother, Pompey Laurenzi. The funeral will be Monday at 9am at the Victor M Ferri Funeral Home, 522 Fallon Street, Old Forge with Mass at 9:30am in St. Mary's Church. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Viewing tonight 7-9pm, Sunday 2-4 pm and 7-9pm. Rosary Recital at 3:30pm,

The Old Forge Lions Club will meet Sunday at 8pm in the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank, Box 50, Dunmore, Hospice St. John, Scranton, Northeast Health and Hospice, Old Forge or the donor's favorite charity.

Scranton Times, Scranton, PA

May 5, 1990; Pg. A-7

Cause of Death:
Place of Death: Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA
Death Certificate No:
Date of Burial: Monday, May 7, 1990
Family links: 
  Eldibrando Laurenzi (1879 - 1938)
  Luisa Micheli Laurenzi (1875 - 1970)
  Pearl A. Innamorati Laurenzi (1910 - 1993)
  Mary Podracky Laurenzi (1904 - 1967)*
  Anna Laurenzi Taffera (1924 - 1985)*
  Louise Laurenzi Agnone (1930 - 2010)*
  John Laurenzi (1902 - 1990)
  Pauline Laurenzi Paulino (1910 - 1999)*
  Julia Laurenzi (1912 - 1931)*
  Sylvia Laurenzi Cherundolo (1914 - 2004)*
  Mary L Laurenzi Rinaldi (1919 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
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Mount Olivet Cemetery
612 Mount Olivet Road
Carverton, Luzerne County, PA 18644

P.O. Box 275
Wyoming, Luzerne County, PA 18644
Phone: 570-696-3636

A church cemetery owned and maintained by the Catholic Diocese of Scranton, PA.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Barbara Smeton Jones
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
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John Laurenzi
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- Barbara Smeton Jones
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In memory of John Laurenzi this Christmas Season 2011
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 Added: Dec. 25, 2011
In memory of John Laurenzi this Independence Day 2011.
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