June 28, 1955 - May 13, 2021
In Loving Memory Lorenzo (Ben) Moner Lorenzo A Moner Jr. was born on June 28, 1955 in Inkster, Michigan to Lorenzo Sr. and Jessie C. Moner who proceeded him in death. Lorenzo was the second of 4 children, born 14 minutes before his twin brother, Alonzo. He was baptized at Holy Family Catholic Church and was an active member until the church closed 2018. Afterward, he was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church. Lorenzo graduated from Taylor Center in 1973 and received his BA in Business Management from Grand Valley State University. At GVSU he served as chairman of the Radio Advisory Board. He received two Masters Degrees, one in Business Management and the other in Public Administration from Central Michigan University. He complete 40 credits toward a law degree at the University of Detroit School of Law. Lorenzo served on the Inkster School Board and acted in the position of Vice Chair. Lorenzo served on the Inkster Police Auxiliary where he quickly rose to the position of Lieutenant. He worked in the road patrol division, crime prevention, and the Auxiliary Vice Unit. He was also a trainer and assisted several officers in preparation for service. Lorenzo retired from the Inkster Police Auxiliary due to health issues in 2020 Lorenzo served as a Trustee of the Wayne County Employees Retirement System (WCERS) Board of Trustees. He was a Trustee for 12 years. On February 27, 2009 Lorenzo was united in Holy Matrimony to Vernell, who he referred to as the love of his life. Five children were blended to this union, Thomas Jr, Brian, Vernita, Vershena, Lorenzo A III. Lorenzo enjoyed golfing, fishing and traveling, family cookouts and attending mass before COVID. Lorenzo was preceded in death by his father Lorenzo Sr. , his mother Jessie C Moner and mother-in-law Novella Nelson. Lorenzo leaves to cherish his memory: devoted wife Vernell, three sons: Thomas Sr. (wife Latasha) Massey, Brian Massey, Lorenzo III Moner, two daughters, Vernita (husband Jake Sr) Bennett, Vershena Massey, one brother Alonzo (wife Tanisha) Moner, two sisters Anastasia Crutchfield, Susan Moner, a very special niece Rose Moner, very special nephew James (wife Soumya) Moner Wood, four sisters-in-law Denise ( husband Willie Sr) Smith, Connie Nelson, Valerie (husband Jerry) Massey, Nadine (husband Kenneth Sr.) Johnson, three brothers-in-law William Nelson Jr, Derek (wife Diane) Nelson, Raynard (wife Lisa) Nelson, sixteen grandchildren, two great grand children, special aunt Willa Muetherson, a host of relatives and friends.
In Loving Memory Lorenzo (Ben) Moner Lorenzo A Moner Jr. was born on June 28, 1955 in Inkster, Michigan to Lorenzo Sr. and Jessie C. Moner who proceeded him in death. Lorenzo was the second of 4 children, born 14 minutes before his twin brother,... View Obituary & Service Information
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