Lawrence G. "Larry" Cole
Lawrence G. "Larry" Cole, 81, Antwerp, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.
Calling hours were on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a funeral service at 1p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Rev. Beth Quick, pastor of the Gouverneur United Methodist Church officiating and burial in Hailesboro Cemetery.
Lawrence was born in Gouverneur on October 1, 1935, the son of Glenn and Monibel Brown Cole.
He graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1953 and served in the United States Army Reserve.
On August 22, 1957, Larry married Marjorie K. Andrews at the United Methodist Church parsonage with Rev. Wood officiating.
Larry worked at Cassaw's Gas Station, Dodd's Shell Station, Dodds Motor Company, International Talc Company, and he retired from the paper mill in Natural Dam in 1997 after 35 years of employment.
He was an outdoorsman, enjoying camping, hunting, fishing, and spending time at the family cottage on Black Lake. Larry was also an avid NASCAR fan, cheering for everyone not named Jimmy Johnson.
Larry is survived by his wife of 60 years Marjorie, his children Rocky and Carol Cole of Alaska, Roxanne and Ronald Slate of Gouverneur, Daniel Cole of Gouverneur, Dana and Amy Cole of Antwerp, his brother Scott and Sharon Cole of E. Syracuse, his sisters Gloria and Gary Smith of Harrisville, Delores and Ronald Hartle of Gouverneur, several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jason and Claudia Slate of Arizona, Matthew and Kelli Slate of Westvale, Gregory Cole and Kim Hilligas of Gouverneur, Nathan and Megan Cole of Gouverneur, Jonathon Cole of Antwerp, Timothy and Jacki Burns of Alaska, a stepgrandson Adam and Kristine Fykes of Alaska, his great grandchildren Alaxa, Erik, and Hannah Slate, Ethan and Quinn Slate, Wyette and Willow Cole, Teagan and Vivian Cole, Velelina and Chaeli Burns.
Larry is predeceased by his parents Glenn and Monibel, a brother Richard Cole, a daughter-in-law Jody Cole, and a great granddaughter Macy Slate.
Memorial donation in Larry's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.