Jerry Peter Lenzi, age 96, beloved son of John and Philomena Lenzi passed away peacefully on June 28, 2015. Born in East Rochester, New York on February 24, 1919, he proudly served in the United States Marine Corps (1st Marine Division, 3rd Marine Raider Battalion (Pacific Theater) from July 1941 through October 1945.
In 1944, Jerry married the late Margaret Ann Earley and together they raised four children in Long Beach, Long Island; Patricia (Vincent) Flynn, Gayle (Neil) Lorenz, Peter Lenzi and Lawrence (Darlene) Lenzi.
In addition to his children, Jerry is survived by one brother Daniel Lenzi. He was predeceased by his siblings; Millie, Michael, Lawrence, Mary, Floyd, Joseph, Jennie and Vincent (Jimmy).
Jerry also leaves behind four loving grandchildren: Jennifer, Jamie, Michael and William and eight great-grandchildren; Emilie, Justin, Cindi, John, Major, Andre, Killian, and Anthony.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 11:00 am at Holy Cross Cemetery, 3620 Tilden Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203.