Lorenzo G. GUZMAN M.D.

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GUZMAN, Lorenzo G. M.D. 97, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Lorenzo was a proud veteran of WWII, having served under the command of General George S. Patton in the United States Tank Corps as a gunner, for which he was awarded the Silver Star and three Purple Hearts. Utilizing the G.I. Bill, Lorenzo studied medicine and became a distinguished surgeon with the United States Public Health Service, (CAPT. USPHS, Ret.). He had a medical career spanning over 30 years, serving many of those years as Chief of Surgery at the Marine Hospital located on Staten Island, NY. He believed in learning and reading throughout life and continued to study medicine as well as practice languages (he was fluent in six) well into his retirement years. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Lucrecia Guzman; his son, Philip Guzman, Esq; daughter-in-law, Ina Guzman; grandson, Matthew Guzman; daughter, Theresa Guzman-Kempa; and granddaughter, Tamara Prior. Catholic Mass funeral service will be held on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at 10 am at Corpus Christie Catholic Church in Temple Terrace. Burial will be that afternoon at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Visit www.veteransfuneralcare.com to sign the guest book. Veterans Funeral Care 727- 524- 9202

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 28, 2014