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Rupert R Lorenzo

March 30, 1927 ~ June 28, 2018 (age 91)
Rupert R. Lorenzo
Resident of Martinez
March 30, 1927 ~ June 28, 2018

Rupert R. Lorenzo, a lifelong resident of Martinez passed away on June 28, 2018. Rupert served in World War II, in the Navy right after he turned 18 yrs. old. He was stationed in Japan. Rupert was a service station owner for many years in Martinez and gave many young men their first job. Rupert was involved in many community activities. He was president of the Martinez Boys Club & the Kiwanis Club, he was a member of the Moose Lodge, Yacht Club, the Model T Club of America & the California Service Station Association. He was also a member of the Men’s Druids which Rupert held the highest position as Noble Grand Arch for the State of California. Rupert was the proud Father of Ron Lorenzo (June), Lori Macklin (Mike), and Paul Lorenzo (Pattie). He has 5 Grandchildren, Sheli Williams (Travis), Josh Lorenzo (Liz), Candice Macklin, Tori Phearson (Josh), and Zack Lorenzo. Rupert also is survived by 7 Great-Grandchildren, Nephew Jerry Carpenter, and Niece, AnDi Irvin. Rupert was predeceased by his wife Elaine of 54 years and his parents and sister. Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Thursday, July 5th from 4~8PM with Vigil Service at 7PM. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 6th at 10:30AM both at Connolly & Taylor followed by interment at Oakmont Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donate to your favorite charity. Rupe, you may enjoy your pipe forever more.
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