The obituary of Vero Michael DeLorenzo, which appeared in the Friday editions of The Washington Post, had incorrect information on some of his survivors. They include his wife, the former Margaret Frew Lindenmayer, a step-daughter, Margaret Crean, and a sister, Gloria Mutchler. He had attended McKinley Tech High School.
Vero Michael DeLorenzo, 66, a retired government machinist and former area resident, died Friday at his home in Bonita Springs, Fla., of a coronary thrombosis.
Mr. DeLorenzo was a machinist for the Government Printing Office for 31 years until his retirement in 1970.
The son of Italian immigrants, he was born and reared in Washington and attended the old Gonzaga and Tate high schools here. As a boy, he delivered newspaper in the Capitol Hill area known as "Swampoodle."
In 1929, he won a Golden Gloves boxing championship. He also played amateur baseball and played football with the old semi-pro team, the Mohawks. He was anan amateur painter who specialized in watercolors.
In World War II, he served in the Marine Corps in the Pacific.
Mr. DeLorenzo lived in Arlington, Alexandria and New Carrolton before moving to Florida in 1976.
His first wife, Mary Burruto DeLorenzo, died in 1966. In 1967 he married the former Mary F. Lindenmayer.
He was a member of the American Legion, the Veterans fo Foreign Wars, the Society of the 40 and 8, and the Marine Corps, League and was a past commander of the Catholic War Veterans Post 862. He also was a member of Holy Rosary Church and past president of the church's Holy Name Society.
Besides his wife, of the home in Bonita Springs, survivors include a step-daughter, Margaret; four sisters, Gloria Muntchler, of Mount Rainer, and Vera Munson, Alba Murphy and Daisy Beck, all of Alexandria, and two grandchildren.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Children's Hospital od D.C., or to the American Cancer Society.