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Obituary - Lawrence R. Williams, Sr.

Lawrence R. Williams, Sr.

Date of Passing: February 15th, 2015

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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central NY, 5005 Campuswood Drive, East Syracuse, NY 13057

Lawrence R. "Larry" Williams, Sr., 70, of Utica, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the St. Luke's Home. He was born January 13, 1945, in Utica, the son of the late Lawrence and Thelma "Peggy" Flaherty Williams and was educated in Utica schools. For 40 years, Larry was a heavy equipment operator for the City of Utica D.P.W., retiring in 2008. He was a member of the Teamsters. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence, II and Alyssa and their daughter, Brooke, the apple of Larry's eye, of Endwell; seven brothers and sisters, Joanne of Buffalo, John of Buffalo, Wayne of Utica, Jackie of FL, James of Utica, Patricia of Utica and Kenneth of Schuyler Lake; and many nieces and nephews, especially Mark, John and Anthony Rodeo. Larry was predeceased by four brothers and sisters, Barbara, Thomas, Donna and Michael. A prayer service will be offered Thursday at 7:00 pm at the Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., 13 Oxford Road, New Hartford, by Rev. Joseph Salerno. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday from 5-7, prior to the service.


I am sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times - I worked with Larry many many years ago @ DPW.
Raymond Hotaling

I will always remember Larry, He was a good guy. Many many good memories...... RIP
Frank Annese

Larry, I am sorry to read of your Fathers passing.I worked with your Dad's father many years ago. He was just as nice as your dad. WE will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Chet Dougherty

so sorry to hear of your loss, ourkids all loved their uncle larry
aunt cin & uncle bill

Larry, Alyssa, & Miss Brooke, we are very sorry to hear about your loss. Cherish the wonderful memories. We continue to keep you in our thoughts & prayers.
Jody & Bob Shepard