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John Anthony Lanaro

May 29, 1947 June 23, 2020
John Anthony Lanaro
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Obituary for John Anthony Lanaro

John A. “Tony” Lanaro, 73, son of the late John and Eunice Lanaro, died Tuesday June 23, 2020.

A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday at 2 pm in the Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel in Vanceboro.

Tony was a native of Baltimore, Maryland and served in the United States Army, 82nd Airborne during the Vietnam War. Tony was employed as a truck driver for more than 40 years and had been a resident of the Vanceboro community for 30 years. Tony had a love of riding his motorcycle.

He is preceded in death by his step-father, Paul Pugh.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Janet Turner Lanaro; daughters, Tami Lanaro and
Robert Rose, of Grifton, Teresa Taylor and husband, Nicholas, of Winchester, VA; grandchildren, Christian Wickline, Helen Taylor, and Keegan Taylor.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans.

Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory.

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2:00 PM 6/27/2020 2:00:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro

608 Farm Life Avenue
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farm Life Avenue Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

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