Michael C. Del Priore (Mike) of Prairie Village, KS passed away on Wednesday July 20, 2022 at The Village on Mission where he resided for the past 5 years.
Michael was born to Antonio and Filomena Del Priore on November 10, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY. After high school graduation, he came to the Kansas City area with an older brother before joining the U. S. Army. He earned the rank of corporal before being discharged at the end of World War II. While stationed in Oklahoma, he met Lois Lane, offering to help carry her luggage when boarding the train. They married in New York City on March 10, 1945, and were married for 74 years before her passing. The couple lived in various cities until Michael was transferred to the Jones Store in Kansas City, Mo in 1958. Michael worked for the Jones Store as a Division Manager until his retirement. He and Lois lovingly took on the care of Bill Crow for 34 years. Michael enjoyed listening to symphonic music, watching any John Wayne movie, and sunny days around water where he could swim. He attended St. Ann Catholic Church since 1958.
Michael was preceded in death by his father and mother, Antonio and Filomena Del Priore; wife, Lois; son, Bill Crow and ten brothers and sisters. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews in New York and in the Midwest.
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