Lawrence Rocco LaPolla "Larry", of Madison, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center after a long illness. He was 70 years old.
Larry was born and raised in Newark. He lived in Livingston and Morristown before moving to Madison eight years ago. Larry was a talented hair stylist and the owner of House of Lawrence which was located in Newark for 13 years, then in Union for 8 years. He was also the co-owner of Images Salon in Caldwell for 15 years. He was also employed by Hair Core (now Downtown) of Madison for several years, before his retirement.
Larry recently became a member of the First Baptist Church of Madison. He found a new family at the church as well as with the Madison Senior Citizens, where he had many good friends. He enjoyed spending time and dinner out with friends that he loved so dearly. Larry will be remembered for his kindness and sense of humor. He was also a long-time member of the NJ Hairdresser's Association.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:00AM at the First Baptist Church, 36 Cook Avenue, Madison. Cremation will be held privately. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to celebrate Larry's life from 5:00PM to 7:00PM on Thursday at the Madison Memorial Home, 159 Main Street, Madison.