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John M. LaCross, Jr.

1964 - 2013 BENNINGTON John M. LaCross, Jr. aka "Fat Man," 49, a resident of Harwood Hill, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, following a courageous battle with cancer

He was born in Bennington on Feb. 25, 1964, the son of the late John M. LaCross Sr. and Shirley (Aiken) LaCross. John received his education in Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

He married the former Karen A. Foster on July 10, 2002, in Stamford. John and Karen share the same birthday, February 25.

John had been employed as a certified automobile mechanic for many years. He had been employed by Kneer's in Brunswick, N.Y., Loomis Auto Exchange in Bennington and Bennington Auto Tech.

John was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 13. He enjoyed working on cars and spending time with family and friends. He also enjoyed watching Sponge Bob with his grandson, Tristin, and loved to watch re-runs of Sanford and Son.

Survivors include his wife, Karen LaCross of Bennington; his children, Trevor Foster, Perry Snyder, Marcy Rodd, Mark Rodd and Alvin Aiken, all of Bennington; his "red headed" step-daughter, Red Scutt of Sumter, S.C.; five grandchildren, Trynity, Chloe, Brennon, Kendall and Tristin; a brother, Robert E. LaCross of Rutland; two sisters, Sis Kethum and Sandy Ketcham both of Sumter, S.C., and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Friends may call at the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, March 30, from 12 to 4 p.m. when the family will be in attendance.

If friends desire, contributions in memory of John M. LaCross may be made to the family through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201


Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 29, 2013
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