Obituary: Lawrence DellaVecchia

Lawrence DellaVecchia, 71, of Southington, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2016 at Vitas Hospice in Waterbury.

He was born in Southington on Oct. 21, 1944, the son of the late Andrew and Helen (Yawin) DellaVecchia. He was a graduate of Southington High School. He was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement he was employed by the Southington Highway Department for 36 years. Larry loved hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a former member of the Southington Sportsmen Club and a member of the VFW and Scarpa Shoda.

He is survived by his children, David DellaVecchia of Southington, Michelle DellaVecchia and Gina and husband John Huntley all of Naugatuck, two cherished grandchildren, Jonathan and Charlotte Huntley. He also leaves a brother Robert and wife Sharon DellaVecchia, two sisters Lois Smith and Rita DellaVecchia all of Southington and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by two brothers Sebastian and Andrew DellaVecchia.

His Funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:15 am from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. to St. Thomas Church at 10 am for a Mass. Burial with military honors will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Monday from 5-8 pm.

Donations may be made in his memory to Vitas Hospice Care of Waterbury, 199 Park Rd. Suite 202, Middlebury, CT 06762

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