Thursday, August 09, 2012

Mark's dad

LAWRENCE ADAM MOMORELLA, 90, died peacefully in his home on Aug. 7, 2012, his loving wife of 65 years, Lydia "Lee" Momorella (nee D'Isidoro), by his side. Born on January 29, 1922, in Chester PA. Larry spent most of his 90 years in Willow Grove PA. He attended Upper Moreland High School, and played on their football team. He is a veteran of World War II, and served in the US Army, from 1942 to 1945. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a tank Crewman in Company D 41st Tank Battalion in the 11th Armored Division under General George S. Patton, receiving a Purple Heart Medal.

Larry and his older brother Jim, owned and operated "Jim's Market" for more than 20 years.

He is also survived by his children, Lawrence Momorella (Judith), Anne Stieber (Francis) and Mark Momorella (Donna); his 5 grandchildren and his 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in the death by his beloved grandson, Luke Momorella. Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing on Saturday, August 11, 2012, from 9 to 10 A.M., at JOHN J. BRYERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 N. Easton Rd., Willow Grove PA 19090. Funeral Mass to follow at 10:30 A.M., at St. David RC Church, 316 N Easton Rd., Willow Grove PA 19090. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions would be appreciated to St. David Church, which he attended and loved for his entire life.

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