In Memory Of
Joseph Anthony Lorenz, 85 died from heart failure as a result of Covid-19 on April 28, 2020.
He was born August 20, 1934 in Teaneck, NJ to Henry Lorenz and Ann M. Kugler.
Following graduation from Hempstead HS, he served with the US Army as a radio operator post the
After being discharged from the Military he enjoyed traveling abroad especially throughout Europe.
He met his soon to be wife Margaret E O’Leary a few years later. They were married in 1966 and were
happy together for two precious years when Margaret succumbed to a heart condition in February of
In his early career, Joe worked for Macy's and obtained his chauffeurs license. Later he went on to work for
Metropolitan Life Insurance, where he stayed until he retired.
Joe loved to listen to and collect classical music, he would regularly go into the city and listen to the
music in the parks and attend the opera. Joe loved reading, investing in the market, and visiting
Joe is survived by his dear friends of 75 years Robert Madelmayer of Massapequa, NY and Irene Winckel
of Titusville, Florida as well as his nephew/godson James Madelmayer, his wife Jean Marie and their family of
Garden City, NY and his nephew, Glenn Madelmayer, his wife Loretta and their family of Clifton, Virginia.