A Mass of Christian burial for Lawrence J. Repetti, the owner of Summit Nursing Home in Catonsville for 35 years, will be offered at 10:30 a.m. today at the Church of the Resurrection, Paulskirk Drive and Chatham Road in Ellicott City.
Mr. Repetti, a Cooksville resident for 37 years, died Friday at Howard County General Hospital after a heart attack. He was 75.
Before buying the nursing home, Mr. Repetti had been a co-owner of Baltimore Window Shade and Awning Co.
A Baltimore native and a City College graduate, Mr. Repetti served as a U.S. Navy parachute rigger during World War II at Barbers Point Naval Air Station, Hawaii.
Mr. Repetti also was a board member of the St. Agnes Hospital Foundation and co-founder of the St. Agnes Hospital Golf Classic, which has raised more than $450,000 for the hospital since 1978.
He was a past president of the Health Facilities Association of Maryland, the Maryland Nursing Home Association and Catonsville Kiwanis Club. He was named Man of the Year in 1985 by the Catonsville Business Association.
He was a member of the Howard County Sons of Italy, the Appian Society, and Associated Italian American Charities of Maryland, the Patapsco Council of the Knights of Columbus and the Catonsville Elks Lodge.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, the former Philomena Montecavallo; a daughter, Dominica Seyle of Columbia; and two grandchildren.