Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 4, 2012 12:27 am EDT


SUNBURY — Johnny J. Lama Sr., age 80, of Centerburg, died Wednesday morning Aug. 1, 2012, at Country View of Sunbury.

He was born Feb. 11, 1932, in Aliquippa, Pa., to the late John and Mary (Cautella) Lama. He was Korean U.S. Army Veteran and a retired owner of a construction company.

He is survived by sons, John (Laurie) Lama Jr. of Delaware and Joe Lama of Centerburg; daughters, Tina Lama of Sunbury and Tanna (Mark) Kaniecki of Cleveland; five grandchildren; brothers, Danny Lama and Sammy Lama; and sister, Lucy Weaver.

Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 9633 Ohio 37 East, Sunbury, with Father David Sizemore celebrant. Entombment will follow in the Resurrection Cemetery.

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