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LORENZO, Anthony "Paul"

LORENZO LORENZO - Anthony "Paul"
May 8, 2012, age 98, beloved husband of Jeanette V. (nee Tripi); dear father of Adrianne (James) Colosi, Patricia (Robert) Smith, Paul S. (Karin) and Richard (Dawn) Lorenzo; dear grandfather of nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; brother of the late Dr. John Lorenzo, Sante Lorenzo, Lillian Bartholomew, Antonina DiGiulio, Rita Deveso, Amelia Belliotti and Edith Giampaolo; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present Thursday from 4-8 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Avenue (near W. Ferry), where funeral services will be held Friday at 9:15 AM and from Our Lady of Hope (formerly Annunciation Church) at 10:00 AM. He was known as Paul to his friends and a downtown businessman for 64 years. Paul joined his father's tailoring/dry cleaning business on Franklin Street in 1946. He worked daily to the age of 96 when his lifelong business of Lorenzo Dry Cleaners closed with the closing of the Statler Hotel. Very athletic in his early years, Paul won the 1939 City of Buffalo Class B squash championship. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in "Paul's" name to Hospice Buffalo. Share your online condolences at

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