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Lawrence Morris Salerno

November 9, 1924December 4, 2015
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Lawrence Morris Salerno passed in peace on December 4th, 2015. He joins, in Heaven, his wife of 67 years Lucille Salerno, daughter Susan Salerno Hipp and parents Nick and Carmela Salerno. Lawrence is survived by his Son Michael Salerno and wife Kim, Brother Morris Salerno. Lawrence was blessed with four grandchildren Lawrence, Michael, Stephen Salerno and Kristen Hipp Lopez and her husband Angel Lopez. As well as, three great grandchildren Logan Salerno, Lia, and Nathan Lopez.

Lawrence was a member of ST. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and a former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus 799. Lawrence was a Navy veteran of World War II. After his military duties he followed in his father’s footsteps as a shoe cobbler for over 60 years. He loved horse racing and poker but most of all his family. A special thanks to his Nurse Lee at Faith Presbyterian Hospice, Reach Out Humana care giving, and our dear friend Gloria Faustino for her loving care.

All are invited to celebrate his life by participating in a saying of the rosary at Sparkman Crane funeral home at 7pm on December 8th, 2015. Funeral mass will be celebrated on December 9th at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church at 12 noon. Burial will follow at Calvary Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in his memory to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or Bishop Lynch High School.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • Rosary Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, December 9, 2015
  • Interment Wednesday, December 9, 2015
REMEMBERING

Lawrence Morris Salerno

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Helen Smith

December 10, 2015

Mike, Gerald and I are so sorry to hear of your Dads passing, we had been neighbors for many years and also so sorry we could not attend due to bad health. He is with Lucy now and they are dancing with the angels.

Marla Salerno

December 9, 2015

Mike- I was so sorry to hear of Lawrence's passing. Although, I am sure there are tough days ahead, I hope you and your family take solace in the fact that your family has always been so close and there for each other throughout the years. You were fortunate to have 2 wonderful parents in your life for so long. I am thinking of you and your family at this most difficult time.
God Bless...

Jeff & Melissa Brand

December 8, 2015

To Mike and the entire Salerno family -- Our hearts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow in the passing of Lawrence Salerno. May your warm and heart-felt memories bring you peace and comfort now and forever.

Victor Keller

December 8, 2015

Mike, I am very sorry to hear of your family's loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

MICHAEL KLINE

December 8, 2015

MIKE,I AM SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR FATHER. IF HE WAS ANYTHING LIKE YOU, AND I AM SURE HE WAS,THEN HEAVEN HAS GAINED A TERRIFIC SOUL. I KNOW IT HURTS RIGHT NOW, BUT REMEMBER, YOUR MEMORIES OF HIM WILL BE IN YOUR HEART FOREVER.

MARGARET CUNZALO

December 8, 2015

MY MOTHER AND BROTHER USED TO GO TO THE SALERNOS FOR MEALS AND I REMEBER OTHER TIME WHEN I WAS YOUNGER WE ALWAYS HAD A GOOD TIME. MICHAEL SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, BUT I BET HE IS HAPPY NOW TO BE WITH YOUR MOM. TAKE CARE AND GOD BLESS TO YOU ALL.

Bill & Janet Chaky

December 7, 2015

Mike,

We are sorry to hear the sad news. You and your family can take peace in how involved and close you were your entire life. Be proud of the time you spent the last few years when to many people let there busy schedules get in the way what really is important. Enjoy his life and know he and your mom are back together.

December 7, 2015

Mike sorry to hear of your father's passing. Rest assured he's in a better place. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Chris Young

Harold Shepard

December 7, 2015

Mike

I am saddened to hear about your Dad's passing. I hope you take comfort in all the great memories you have of him being in your life for so long.

Alma Maynard

December 7, 2015

Prayers for the Salerno family on the passing of Lawrence.