Lorenzo Del Giudice, age 79 of Ocala, Florida, one of the hardest working people to ever live passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018.
Lorenzo was born on October 7, 1938 in Consano, Italy. He came to the United States in 1954 when he was 16 and immediately began working and then owning multiple restaurants in New York, Ohio and Florida. Lorenzo was an amazing cook and most recently the proud advisor to Roma Italian Restaurant in Ocala where he poured his heart into the business and enjoyed sitting and talking with customers. Lorenzo enjoyed the outdoors and lived on a horse farm where he and his wife Kris raised chickens, turkeys, thoroughbred horses and recently enjoyed the success of their co-bred horse Shang Shang Shang Royal Ascot winner of the Norfolk stake.
Lorenzo was predeceased by his mother and father, Rocco and Viviana (D’Orazio) Del Giudice. He is survived by his beloved spouse, Kris; children, Rocco, Larry, Nancy, Stella, Veronica Genera (Robert), Joe (Debbi), Gina, Angela, Karlo, Larry Turner, and grandchildren Francesca, Nicolas, Lorenzo, Kevan, Isabella, sister, Vincenza Turchi (Domenic) brothers, Vinny (Vicky) and Sal (Lucy), close family friend Dean DeRenzo and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are invited to the wake on Friday, September 7th from 6:15 to 8:00 PM at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 5 SE 17th St, Ocala, FL 34471. The funeral mass will be Saturday, September 8th at 10am, also held at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church.
Flowers can be sent to Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 5 SE 17th St, Ocala, FL 34471 or donations made in Lorenzo’s name to Blessed Trinity Brother’s Keeper.