Lawrence R. Gaso, 76, of Bentleyville, passed away Monday morning, March 15, 2021 at the Washington Hospital.
He was born October 25, 1944 in Bentleyville, a son of Andrew L. Gaso, Jr. and Margaret E. Astrop Gaso Skovran.
He was a graduate of the Mon Valley Catholic High School.
Mr. Gaso worked at the Washington Hospital Respiratory Department and later at Corning Glass in Charleroi, where he was the superintendent of safety. He also was an assistant at the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home.
He was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish, the parish Resurrection Choir and was a Eucharistic minister. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 5826.
A veteran, Mr. Gaso served with the U.S. Army during Vietnam in Korea and was a member of the American Legion Post 165, Bentleyville.
Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Rohanna Gaso; children, Kristen Sproat (Bryan) of Ruff Creek, Daniel Gaso (Jodi) of Bentleyville, Joshua Gaso (Melissa) of Graysville and Jordan Gaso (Ryane) of New York city; 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a brother Joseph F. Gaso, Sr., sister, Irene A. Kotchman and step-father, Stephen M. Skovran
A private Mass of Christian Burial was held at Saint Katharine Drexel Parish, Bentleyville Campus, with the Reverend Edward L. Yuhas, Pastor, as celebrant.
Interment was in Sacred Heart Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 165 and the U.S. Army.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 (www.woundedwarriorproject.org )
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Arrangements in care of the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., Bentleyville.
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