November 21 @ 12:00 noon
Funeral Mass at St. Monicas Church 679 Veterans Highway Jackson NJ
St. Monicas Church Jackson NJ
Born on August 7, 1922 in Union City, NJ, Lawrence Ferrero lived in Old Bridge, NJ for 25 years prior to moving to Jackson, NJ; the son of Italian immigrants John and Lena Ferrero also had a brother who died previously, John Ferrero.
Lawrence Ferrero survived the Great Depression and served his country proudly in the army as a technician – Fifth Grade Company M, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Division for 2 years during WW2.
Lawrence Ferrero was preceded in death by his first wife, the love of his life, Matilda AnnMarie Colletta. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Lucille Ferrero and his loving daughters Christina Ferrero, Amy Geiger, Maria Ferrero, his loving step-children Marie Savarese and Lucille Casanova and grandchildren John Jacob Geiger III, Raymond Casanova, Theresa Geiger, and Dylan Johnson. Lawrence Ferrero was a proud grandfather to his grand dogs King, Sushi Girl, Lilikoi, Apache, Diamond and Spice.
Lawrence Ferrero spent 40 years in the printing business as a type setter, he was an active member of St. Monica’s Church in Jackson, NJ, a Charter Member of a council 11529, a 67 year active member of the Knights of Columbus.
As a retiree, volunteered at Meridian hospital in Brick, NJ then went on to volunteer at Centra State Hospital for 5 years, and then was promoted to a position in their security department as a courier. Finally retiring at age 89. A Belmar, NJ beach enthusiast where he spent countless summers at the iconic Jersey Shore. Lawrence Ferrero loved to travel the world, lived life to the fullest, was and always will be an inspiration to his family and friends. As they said in his HS year book, “Larry had more friends than kids in a candy store.”
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