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Charles F. Lorenzo, Sr.

AGE: 82 • Boca Raton, FLA; Brielle and Lavallette

Charles F. Lorenzo, Sr., 82, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2017, surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Newark, Charlie proudly attended Seton Hall Prep and Seton Hall University. He met and married his beloved wife, Mary Jane Byrnes, with whom he raised four wonderful children. Mr. Lorenzo was the proud owner of Dee Rose Furniture in Brick, NJ, prior to his retirement.

His years spent at Seton Hall Prep were his most formidable and Charlie credits them for everything that was good in his life. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame at both The Prep and SHU. In 2004, Seton Hall Prep dedicated a gym in his name entitled the "Charlie Lorenzo Training Facility".

Mr. Lorenzo was predeceased by his son-in-law John DeVincens in 2011. He leaves Mary Jane, his cherished wife of 59 years; his sons Chuck (Patti) of Brielle, Jay (Deborah) of Brielle, and Ken (Susan) of Point Pleasant Beach; and his daughter Maryrose DeVincens of Brielle. Charlie also leaves his grandchildren- Stephen, Janie, Jacqueline, Jason, Alec, Sam, Jake, Katelyn and Christopher. Also surviving is his brother Vincent Lorenzo, Sr. of Mantoloking, along with his children Vincent Jr. and Judith Doran. Charlie will be missed by all who know him.

Visitation will be at O'Brien Funeral Home, Brick, on Tuesday from 3-7pm. Funeral Mass at St. Martha's Church, Point Pleasant, on Wednesday at 9:30am. Burial at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle. In lieu of flowers, donations in Charlie's name to Seton Hall Prep, c/o Msgr. Mike Kelly, Northfield Ave, W. Orange, NJ 07052.

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Published in Asbury Park Press from Jan. 29 to Jan. 30, 2017
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