September 20, 1935 - February 25, 2021
Brigadier General Eugene Robert Lanzillo Eugene Robert Lanzillo, 85, of St. Augustine, Florida, passed away on February 25, 2021. He was born to Eugenio and Elisabetta Lanzillo (née Dello Iacono) on September 20, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from the Boston Latin School, Harvard University, and the University of Tennessee. He was married for 58 years to Mary Ellen Lanzillo (née Keith), who survives him. He is survived as well by his children Elizabeth Scheland (Mark), Gene Lanzillo (Mary) and Maggie Rogers (Scott), and 7 grandchildren. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant of Field Artillery in 1956 and retired as a Brigadier General in the Transportation Corps in 1986. He was a graduate of the Command and General Staff College and the United States Army War College. He served as a faculty member of the United States Army War College and commander of the 28th Transportation Battalion, the 7th Infantry Division Support Command, the 4th Transportation Command, and the Military Traffic Management Command, Western Area. He served overseas in the Arctic, Okinawa, Vietnam, and West Germany. He also served on the Army General Staff. In retirement, he and Mary Ellen enjoyed travelling to visit their children and grandchildren and reconnecting with family in Italy. They made hundreds of friends throughout the United States and Europe and took joy in visiting them during their travels or hosting them at their beach home in Florida. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Augustine on Wednesday, March 10 at 10:30 AM. The Cathedral will live stream the Mass and you may access it from the Cathedral's website. General Lanzillo will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Mayo Clinic Florida at www.mayoclinic.org/development and to Catholic Charities St. Augustine at www.ccbstaug.org/help-us.
Brigadier General Eugene Robert Lanzillo Eugene Robert Lanzillo, 85, of St. Augustine, Florida, passed away on February 25, 2021. He was born to Eugenio and Elisabetta Lanzillo (née Dello Iacono) on September 20, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts.... View Obituary & Service Information
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