Laurence S. Sarandrea Sr.
(May 20, 1909 - December 9, 1999)
Saturday, Dec. 11, 1999
Verona - Laurence S. "Gramps" Sarandrea Sr., 90, of 5974 Blackmans Corners
Road, and formerly of Linden Street, Oneida, died peacefully Thursday
evening, Dec. 9, 1999, with his family by his side, after a brief illness.
He was born on May 20, 1909, in Wheelersville, Pa., the son of James Thomas
and Della DeSantis Sarandrea. Mr. Sarandrea was educated and graduated from
He married Anna H. Latteri on November 27, 1937 in St. Patrick's Church,
Oneida. They resided in Oneida for more than 50 years, before moving to
Verona in 1997. Mr. and Mrs. Sarandrea enjoyed sixty-two years of marriage
together before her passing on Oct. 7, 1998.
Prior to his retirement in 1973, he was employed as a machinist with
Oneida Ltd. for 35 years. Mr. Sarandrea was a communicant of St. Patrick's
Church, a member of the Amateur Radio Club, Community Associated Clubs, and
Oneida Limited Retirement Club. He thoroughly enjoyed the time he spent with
his family, especially with grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.
Surviving are two sons and daughter-in-laws, Laurence S. and Kaye Sarandrea
Jr. of Verona and James T. and Stella Sarandrea of Latham; three grand-
children, Lori Sarandrea-Hill of Bellvue, Neb., Patrick Sarandrea and his
wife, Helen, of Clinton, and Jimi Sarandrea of Killington, Vt.; and two
great-grandchildren, Joseph Mendoza and Christie Sarandrea.
Date: Friday, May 12, 2000 09:33 AM
Madison Co. Families