Published in The Times-Picayune
on November 30, 2009
Lawrence Xavier Frey
(Larry), passed away on November 27, 2009, at age 89. Beloved husband
of the late Bettye Bender Frey.
Devoted father of Lawrence Lee Frey (Miami, Fl.) and Laurie Frey Mannarino
(Australia). Doting grandfather to Lauren, Alexandra, Brandon, Ashleigh
and Mollie Mannarino (Australia). Much loved father-in-law of Joseph Mannarino.
Son of the late Catherine Hotz Frey and Aloysius J. Frey. Brother of the
late Mary F. Crowley, Aloysius J. Frey, Sr., Elizabeth F. Hirstius, Edward
J. Frey, Marcus L. Frey and I. John Frey.
Along with nieces and nephews he is survived by his sisters-in-law June
Frey, Joyce Frey and Jackie Frey.
A native New Orleanian, he was a graduate of Holy Cross High School and
Tulane University. A veteran of WWII, he served his country in the US
Before working for General Electric for 25 years, he played professional
baseball for Houston and New Iberia, coached at Holy Cross, and was the
sporting goods and major appliance buyer for D.H. Holmes for 7 years from
Avid golfers, he and his wife belonged to Riverlands Golf and Country
Club. They were also active in the National Senior Sports Association.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation beginning at
10:30a.m. followed by a 12:00 noon Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL
HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. (in Metairie Cemetery), on Wednesday, December
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Servants of Mary, Ministers
to the Sick, 5001 Perlita St., New Orleans, LA 70122-1999.
To sign and view the Family Guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.