Edward (Larry) Sughrue(1925 - 2013)

Edward (Larry) Sughrue February 25, 1925 - March 2, 2013 A great man passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Larry was born in Los Angeles on February 25, 1925, to Michael and Ruth Sughrue. Larry attended and graduated from East High before entering the Navy in 1943. He served aboard the USS Washington BB56 and received the following ribbons and medals: Victory Medal, American Area, and Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged on February 13, 1946. Larry was very proud of his military service. Larry and Peggy met at Pismo Beach and married on October 8, 1949. Together they raised three children, Edward II, Marsha, and Jill. Throughout his life, Larry was active in the construction industry in Bakersfield. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, and watching his grandchildren's sporting events. Larry was also active in the Local 266 Elks Lodge for many years. In 1969 he received an award for Elk of the Year. Larry was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Peggy; and his brother, James Sughrue. He is survived by his children, Ed Sughrue (Marilyn), Marsha Klassen (Michael), and Jill Potter (Bill). He leaves precious memories with his grandchildren, Stacy (Koji), Samantha, Brooks, Kimmy, Billy (Heather), Alicia (Joe), Mike, Ben (Katie), Patrick, Brian, and Alyssa; along with his two brothers, Marvin (Carol) and Harry Gage. Larry's family will celebrate his life in a private ceremony, per his wishes. We would like to thank the Rosewood Assisted Living Facility and Hoffmann Hospice for the wonderful care given to Dad during his short illness. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to Garces High School Swim Team. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary www.bakersfield.com/obits

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Published in Bakersfield Californian from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2013