Known as Hotel Technology Guru
|April 15, 2004 -- Lawrence T. Chervenak (born 1923) died on the evening
of April 13, 2004 of heart and lung failure at Lenox Hill Hospital in New
York City. A funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday,
April 22, 2004 at Holy Family Church, 315 E. 47th St., New York, NY.
"HFTP and the hospitality industry lost one of our icons today," said
Frank I. Wolfe, CAE, HFTP executive vice president and CEO. "Larry Chervenak
was known as 'the' hospitality industry's technology guru and a founding
father of HITEC. On behalf of HFTP, I express my utmost sympathy for Larry's
nephews, Joyce Christmas, and the rest of the Chervenak family."
A memorial service is also planned for his extended family in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Details of that service and Larry's wishes regarding contributions in his memory will be sent separately. Interment will be at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery (St. Mary's), Portage Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Condolences may be addressed to Joyce Christmas, Room 1311, DeWitt Nursing and Rehabilitation, 211 E. 79th St., New York, NY 10021.