Foote, Loren (Larry).
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Loren (Larry) F. Foote, age 86 of Stratford passed away peacefully on Friday, August 29, 2014 at surrounded by his loving family Bridgeport Hospital after a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of 63 years to Elizabeth ( Betty) Rankin Foote. Born in Albany, NY on June 9, 1928, he was a son of the late Loren and Ada Humphrey Foote. Larry was a proud veteran of the Korean Conflict serving with the US Army. He was a retired financial manager for Perkin Elmer. Larry was very active at the Stratford United Methodist Church, he was an honored swimming coach at the YMCA, also coached other youth sports including Little League. He was involved in the Indian Guides and the Cub Scouts. He was an avid golfer and devoted fan of the NY Giants and NY Yankees. In addition to his beloved wife betty he is survived by his children, Gary Foote and his fiancé Yvonne Pfiffer of Mesa, AZ, Thomas Foote and his wife Janet of Shelton and Amy Silva and her husband Ronald of Boiling Springs, NC. He is also survived by his brother, Ray Foote and wife Janet of Yuba City, CA, 7 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A service in his memory will take place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the Stratford United Methodist Church with Rev. Meg Williams officiating. Full military honors will follow in the garden of the church. Interment will be held at a later date and there will be no prior calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations in his name may be made to Stratford Untied Methodist Church, 2600 Main Street, Stratford 06615. For online condolences please visit www.dennisanddarcy.com
Published in Connecticut Post on Aug. 31, 2014