Oct. 5, 1937 – Sept. 7, 2014
Christopher LaMorte, 76, of La Crescenta passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 7. Son of Mary and Tony LaMorte, brother to Tony and friend to all, he was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 1937, and attended Glendale High School and Glendale College before spending four years with the U.S. Navy.
Chris had a very successful career at Rocketdyne Inc. where he spent over 15 years working on the new space shuttle program focusing on the instrumentation of the three main engines. After retirement, Chris spent his time traveling, visiting family and friends, golfing, working on his beautiful classic cars and watching his beloved USC Trojans.
A celebration of life for Chris LaMorte will be held on Friday, Sept. 19 at St. Bede Catholic Church in La Cañada at 9:45 am.
St. Bede Catholic Church is located at 215 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada.