A funeral mass was held Nov. 29 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Lawrence Santa Maria, 91. He died Nov. 26. He was born in Hoboken and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Santa Maria was a United States Army veteran of World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was a craftsman at K&E in Hoboken where they made precision instruments. He retired in 1991. After retirement he enjoyed fishing at the Jersey Shore. He was also a member of the St. Francis Holy Name Society. He was predeceased by his wife Frieda (nee Caprio) and is survived by his daughter Elizabeth Ocello and her husband Michael, his son Lawrence Santa Maria and his wife Patricia. Also survived by his brothers John and Joseph Santa Maria, his sisters Mary Hodgetts, Antoinette Niebergall and Jeanette Naimo.
Services arranged by the Earl F. Bosworth Funeral Home, Hoboken.