Obituary: Irwin ‘Larry’ H. Laurencelle

Irwin "Larry" H. Laurencelle died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Irwin “Larry” H. Laurencelle died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Irwin “Larry” H. Laurencelle, of Southington, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Mid-State Medical Center.

He was born on Nov. 30, 1919 in Lowell, MA to the late George A. Laurencelle and Yvonne (DesJardin) Laurencelle. He was the loving husband of the late Marie (Bostwick) Laurencelle. He was a devoted husband and loving father as well as a talented and gifted sign painter and craftsman.

He was a veteran of World War ll serving in the U.S. Army. He successfully owned and operated Shiner Sign Co., in Meriden, CT, until his retirement in 1982

He is survived by four sons, Douglas and wife Jane of NC, Robert and wife Wanda of Meriden, Carl of AZ, James and wife Lori of Wolcott and a daughter Gayle Petit of IN. He has seven grandchildren, Nicole Laurencelle of NH, Brian Laurencelle of NC, Sam Laurencelle of Meriden, Edward & Michael Petit of IN and Michael & Melissa Laurencelle of Wolcott. He also leaves three great grandchildren, Michael and Marie Petit of AZ and Samantha Laurencelle of NC. He was predeceased by two brothers, Francis & Raymond Laurencelle.

A memorial Mass will be held on Friday, 10a.m. at St. Thomas Church, 99 Bristol St., Southington. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.  Memorial calling hours will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, CT Chapter, 659 Tower Ave., 1st Fl., Hartford, CT 06112. For online condolences and directions please visit,

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