Lorenzo Della Valle


Lorenzo Della Valle

Lorenzo Della Valle, who operated the barber shop on Frankford Avenue near Harrison for 54 years, passed away this week.  A light has gone out in Frankford.

There will be a viewing at GALZERANO FUNERAL HOME, 9304 OLD Bustleton Ave. (below Welsh Rd.) on Thursday January 29th from 6 to 8 PM and Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 AM.  There will be a funeral Mass at 10:30 AM at St. Joachim Church at Church and Griscom Sts.

This is a link to the notice in the Inquirer.

  • jimRsmiley

    Wasn’t he on the Andrea Doria when it sank?

  • Donovan Farr

    A Frankford icon. RIP Lorenzo.

  • Donovan Farr


  • Mike Hondros

    A smile for everyone RIP

  • Lori Hoffman Behr

    Rest in peace. .he was a good man.Always had my hair cut there as a kid and teen.

  • It was big news in Philadelphia because the mayor at the time, Richardson Dilworth, was on board. Lorenzo was coming to America with his father.