Michael John LaGreca

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Michael John LaGreca – age 74, of Nashville, TN (originally from Hempstead, NY) passed away on Friday December 2, 2022, at home. He is predeceased by his father, Michael P. LaGreca and son, Peter LaGreca. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lynn (Fennimore) LaGreca, daughters Darcy Grant, Jean Lemonis, Meghan Hopkins (Chris Hopkins) and son, Robert LaGreca (Carmen LaGreca) and his Grandson, Michael Lemonis. He is also survived by his loving mother, Mary LaGreca, sisters, MaryJoan Leja (Norman), Michelle Faljean (Kenny), Marianna Raaidy (Bob), Melanie Tramposch (Ernst) and his brother, Mark LaGreca (Donna); and many nieces and nephews. Michael was the oldest of 6 children. He attended Sewanhaka High School. Michael was formerly employed at General Dynamics/Electric Boat and was a master carpenter with no shortage of any tool or gadget in his garage. Some of his passions in his earlier years included street racing his beloved “Little Kryptonite”, baseball and football. He also loved to talk about all the buildings he built especially those in downtown Manhattan and was always known to lend a hand to anyone who was in need. He faithfully attended Grace Center Church in Franklin, TN where many were considered family. He is remembered by those closest to him as fun and charismatic and remained a loyal New York Giants and Yankees fan but also loved his Nashville Predators. A celebration of Michael’s life will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 10:30am, at Grace Center Church (2420 Bethlehem Loop, Franklin) with Tony Wakefield officiating. Interment and burial will be private. Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, 6949 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104 (615) 857-9955. We are proud to be West Nashville & Bellevue's only locally owned and operated burial & cremation provider.

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  1. Loved having Mike and Lynn in our Saturday night study group. We prayed and prayed for Mike’s healing. The Lord is a mystery and works in mysterious ways. Mike is finally healed and enjoying all that heaven has to offer, We will miss you, Mike.God bless you, Lynn.❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. Mike and I have known each other since the late ‘50s. We went to John Street School, H. Frank Carey for Junior High, and Sewanhaka High, graduating together in 1966. Mike and I along with Bob Ferdon, became best of friends. His family unofficially “Adopted” me. I loved them all. Mike was like a brother to me. I’m going to miss you man, may you Rest In Peace❣️ By the way, today December 7th is his Birthday!🎂

  3. So sorry to hear of the passing of a friend from my “previous” life. Take heart, LaGreca family, for your reunification is guaranteed. Love never fails.

  4. My condolences to the LaGreca Family. I met Michael through his wife Lynn. Lynn and I worked together at a medical specialist office in Connecticut. She introduced her husband to me and my husband and we were friends ever since. Mike and his wife Lynn and my husband and myself were going to a live show. They had surprised us when they picked us up in a limousine. That was one unforgettable night. We had so much fun and the laughter was unforgettable as well. Mike was a very hard working man and loved his wife. He always praised her for her love for the Lord and wasn’t afraid to tell anyone, whether she knew it or not. I’ve witnessed that praise. His memory will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace Mike Lynn, I love you

  5. Q: How did you meet Michael? A: I first saw and met Michael at our church, Grace Center in Franklin. I will never forget how friendly and helpful he was! I know he was an integral part of Grace Center church, and he will be truly missed!

  6. Remembering you fondly and knowing you are overjoyed to be hanging out with Jesus!

    A Memorial Tree was planted in memory of Michael John LaGreca
  7. I will always remember Michael as “Pat”‘s kind husband. He always seemed to have a nice sense of humor even when faced with health issues. The couple, Mike and Pat are in our memories and our condolences go to Pat, Meghan and the rest of the Lagreca family. Ann and Anis Racy

  8. Michael always stopped me to help him stand up from sitting so long then we would walk arm in arm to the front door of the church. I always told him how much I enjoyed walking with such a handsome man!!!

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