MACON, Ga. - Following a brief illness, Lawrence J. Freant, M.D. passed away on Monday, April 8th in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Freant was a graduate of Notre Dame University and the Medical College of Georgia. He practiced cardiovascular/ thoracic surgery and cardiovascular pathology in middle Georgia throughout his career. Dr. Freant was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and lived most of his life in Middle Georgia. He was the son of the late Lee J. and Rosemary Carney Freant. Dr. Freant is survived by his two daughters and sons- in-law, Yvonne and Andy Smith of Atlanta and Marshea and Gavin Vitt of Colorado Springs, CO and 6 grandchildren. Memorial services were held at 3:00 PM Saturday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street. Inurnment was at his beloved Notre Dame University. The family greeted friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Georgia Regents University, Advancement Office, 1120 15th St. BT 1844, Augusta, GA 30912 or to the
. Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express tributes. Snow's Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 1, 1900