Lawrence R. Panizzoli

Jun 17, 2013

World War II Veteran

WAYNESVILE — Lawrence Robert Panizzoli, 90, of Waynesville, died June 12, 2013. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 10, 1923.

He was a journeyman carpenter for 50 years. He was a decorated veteran of World War II, awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart while serving in Europe with the 100th Infantry.

Lawrence is survived by his loving wife Muriel "Pud" of 67 years; his four children: Leslie, Mark (daughter-in-law Karla), Stephen and Tracey; Four Grandchildren: Scott (Melissa), Lindsey, Wade and Jared. He is also survived by his sister Anita Tanguay, brother Ernest (Dee) Panizzoli and sister Esther (Stuart) Cupler.

Memorial service to be held in Michigan at a later date.