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Last Name: Landino
First Name: Lawrence
Middle Name: A
Date of Death: January 18, 1998
Newspaper: Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
Date of Newspaper: January 20, 1998
Contributor: Florence E O'Bryan
Text of Obituary:
Lawrence A. "Larry" Landino, of Eddystone, a former milkman, died at home Jan. 18, his 77th birthday.
Born in Chester, Mr. Landino was a resident of the city for most of his life. He was a milkman for Abbotts Dairies for 27 years, and was affectionately known as "Larry the Milkman" along his route.
He then worked as a welder for the Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. and the Philadelphia Naval Yard.
Mr. Landino was a devoted family man.
He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Eddystone, the Sons of Italy and Hanley Hose Fire Co. He was a former member of St. Anthony's Church in Chester.
Mr. Landino played Santa Claus at various day-care centers and schools.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years. Bettie L. Parkyn Landino; three daughters, Betty Lou Cantando of Roxborough, Laura Morgan of Eddystone and Mary Ann Stewart of Brookhaven; three sisters, Mary Lipp of Brookhaven, Rachel LaGamba of North Carolina, and Ann Bateman of East Goshen; and six grandchildren.
He was the brother of the late Joseph Landino, who died in 1990.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Chester Pike, Eddystone. Burial will be in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Lower Chichester.
Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bateman Funeral Home, 4220 Edgmont Ave., Brookhaven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Taylor Hospital Hospice Program, 175 E. Chester Pike, RIdley Park, PA 19078.
Notes: Mr. Landino was born 1/18/1921.
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