It is with regret we pass along news of the death of SK Lawrence Salerno. He was a long-time Council 799 member, as well as a Fourth Degree member of the Fr. Abram J. Ryan Assembly.  He joined the Knights of Columbus in May 1959. Exemplified to the Fourth Degree in June 1969.  SK Lawrence Salerno was a Past Grand Knight, having led the Council from 1982-1983.

The Rosary will be at 7PM on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Sparkman-Crane Funeral Home (Garland Rd & Easton).
The Funeral Mass will be at 12 Noon on Wednesday, December 9,  St. Thomas Aquinas. 6306 Kenwood Ave, Dallas Texas 75214

Pray for the peaceful repose of his soul & God’s comfort to his family!

SK Lawrence M. Salerno: November 9, 1924 – December 4, 2015
Lawrence Morris Salerno passed in peace on December 4th, 2015. He joins, in Heaven, his wife of 67 years Lucille Salerno, daughter Susan Salerno Hipp and parents Nick and Carmela Salerno. Lawrence is survived by his Son Michael Salerno and wife Kim, Brother Morris Salerno. Lawrence was blessed with four grandchildren Lawrence, Michael, Stephen Salerno and Kristen Hipp Lopez and her husband Angel Lopez. As well as, three great grandchildren Logan Salerno, Lia, and Nathan Lopez.

Lawrence was a member of ST. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and a former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus 799. Lawrence was a Navy veteran of World War II. After his military duties he followed in his father’s footsteps as a shoe cobbler for over 60 years. He loved horse racing and poker but most of all his family. A special thanks to his Nurse Lee at Faith Presbyterian Hospice, Reach Out Humana care giving, and our dear friend Gloria Faustino for her loving care.

All are invited to celebrate his life by participating in a saying of the rosary at Sparkman Crane funeral home at 7pm on December 8th, 2015. Funeral mass will be celebrated on December 9th at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church at 12 noon. Burial will follow at Calvary Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in his memory to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or Bishop Lynch High School.