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Lawrence W Katona

October 8, 1945 December 11, 2018
Lawrence W Katona
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Obituary for Lawrence W Katona

EWING, NJ
Lawrence W. Katona, 73, of Ewing, passed away Dec. 11, 2018. Known as Larry, he was the business owner of Precision Cut Kits, an international model airplane service. He was a former professional musician performing in local bands as lead singer and guitarist. He was a Master Mason of the Princeton Masonic Lodge #38 and member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Central Jersey.

Son of the late Joseph Katona Sr. and Ethel M. (Baki) Katona he was the devoted husband to wife Judith (Reed) Katona, loving father to Tracey Katona and Stacey Katona Vannozzi, proud grandfather to Vincent Vannozzi and loyal brother to Leslie E. Katona Sr. and the late Joseph Katona Jr. He is also survived by his aunt Yolanda Baki, a brother-in-law, sisters-in-laws, many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Born in Lawrenceville, NJ, Larry graduated from Trenton Central HS and enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1963. He received an honorable discharge in 1969. Larry married the love of his life, Judy, in 1965. He was a very proud father to daughters Tracey and Stacey and "Pop-Pop" to grandson, Vince. In addition to music, Larry was an avid woodworker and dedicated Hungarian. He had a passion for the culinary arts and was an exceptional home chef. He loved cooking and creating recipes for his wife, family and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday December 15th 11:00 a.m. at the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, 2560 Pennington Road, Pennington. The viewing will be Friday 6-8 p.m. with masonic services at 7:00 p.m. by Princeton Masonic Lodge #38. The entombment will be at Ewing Church Cemetery Mausoleum. Condolences are welcome at www.wilsonapple.com. Contributions may be made to Princeton Lodge #38 F&AM, 345 River Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.


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Visitation

Friday

14

Dec

6:00 PM 12/14/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/14/2018 8:00:00 PM
Wilson-Apple Funeral Home

2560 Pennington Road
Pennington, NJ 08534

Wilson-Apple Funeral Home
2560 Pennington Road Pennington 08534 NJ
United States

Service

Saturday

15

Dec

11:00 AM 12/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Wilson-Apple Funeral Home

2560 Pennington Road
Pennington, NJ 08534

Wilson-Apple Funeral Home
2560 Pennington Road Pennington 08534 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ewing Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

100 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ 08534

100 Scotch Road Ewing 08534 NJ
United States
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