RIP Aug 17 2014

Name: Lawrence Nicholas Guarino
Rank/Branch: O4/United States Air Force, pilot
Unit: 44th TFS
Date of Birth: circa 1923
Home City of Record: Newark NJ
Date of Loss: 14 June 1965
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 204500N 1043600E
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F105
        USA Air Corp - Flew 156 missions in WWII in Sicily, India, China and
        Indo China.

Other Personnel in Incident: none

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK March 1997 from one or more of the
following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with
POW/MIA families, published sources, personal interviews. Update 2023.

REMARKS: 021273 Released by DRV


Lawrence Guarino retired from the United States Air Force as a Colonel. He
and his wife Evelyn resided in Florida until his death August 18 2014.

And received on July 4, 2001, Independence Day:

Today is the 26th anniversary of my retirement from the USAF. My son Allan
flew over Vietnam while I was a prisoner in Hanoi, retired 2 years ago after
30 years of service. I still hear regularly from my flying buddies of 1943
as we flew against the Huns in Italy,  we were only 20 years old then, now I
am 79!! My how time flies, but it is a happy ending with lots of great
memories, I can still get a kick out of thinking how we rammed around the
skies in our Spitfires, our P-51's. F-100s and F-105's. Great days ! Larry.


Memorial for Larry is Saturday, August 23 at 2p at Florida Memorial Gardens
on US1 north of Melbourne. Burial at Arlington 15 APRIL 2015.


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ and find Evelyn Guarino's Obituary.

Evelyn Guarino, 92 passed away peacefully on July 4th, 2017. Her life began on
September 11, 1924 in Newark, New Jersey, where as a teen, she fell for the love of her life,
Colonel Lawrence N. Guarino at a church dance. They married on Valentine's Day, 1943,...

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