Lawrence A. Condatore Sr.August 24, 1926 ~ April 23, 2017 (age 90)
Lawrence Anthony Condatore, Sr., 90, of College Park, Maryland, passed away on April 23, 2017. He was born in Washington, District of Columbia, the second of three sons, to Salvatore and Filomena Condatore. He and his brothers, Frank and Donald, were raised in Washington, D. C.
Larry enlisted to serve in the U. S. Navy during WWII on the USS Amsterdam. After his discharge in 1946, he continued his education to earn a degree in accounting as a pre-requisite to becoming a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Larry worked in offices in Indianapolis, Norfolk, and spent the majority of his career in Washington, D. C. He retired after twenty-nine years of service in March of 1977.
Larry met his wife, Helen Wave Condatore, in Norfolk, Virginia, where she was stationed in the U. S. Navy, at the time. They were married April 28, 1957 and celebrated a marriage just one week short of sixty years.
Larry was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Society of Former Agents of the FBI, and was a member and long-time volunteer of the American Legion Post 217 in College Park, Maryland. He was most recently a member of St. Camillus Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he and Helen were married, and Helen, their first two children and their first grandchild were baptized.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Salvatore and Filomena Condatore; and his brothers, Frank and Donald. He is survived by his daughter, Gina Bracco (Chris) and their daughters, Maria Bracco and Kathryn Bracco (Blake) and granddaughter, Merritt McBride; his sons, Tony Condatore, and Lawrence Condatore, Jr., and his children, Nicholas Condatore (Sasha), and Maria Condatore.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Larry’s memory to American Legion Post 0217, 9218 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740, under the command of William Knupp.
A visitation will be held at 12:30 p.m. on May 6, 2017, at Fort Lincoln Funeral Home in Brentwood, MD., with a Funeral Mass following at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, with Repast at American Legion Post 217.