Machovec, Sr., Lawrence

August 06, 2004

On August 3, 2004, LAWRENCE JOSEPH MACHOVEC, SR., beloved husband of Virginia Machovec (nee Edwards); devoted father of Larry J. Machovec, Jr., and his wife Kathleen; loving grandfather of Kimberly Machovec. He was a police officer for 26 years in the Marine Division, Baltimore City Police Department, then a security officer for the University of Maryland at Baltimore. He served in the Navy and fought in World War II while aboard the U.S.S. Thomas Jefferson, from May 17, 1942 to November 22, 1945, and was awarded the Silver and Bronze Stars. He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus No. 10137, VFW No. 6506, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 3, Maryland Law Enforcement Officers Association, Our Lady of Fatima Holy Name Society, and the American Legion.Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Charles S. Zeiler and Son Funeral Home, Inc., 6224 Eastern Avenue, on Thursday and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where a Christian Wake Service will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church on Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Church, 6420 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

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