Lawrence Harrington

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Lawrence H. Harrington, 77, of 16 Niles Hollow, Bradford, went to be with the Lord on Thursday (Feb. 4, 2016).
Born in Schenectady, N.Y., on Feb. 23, 1938, he was a son of the late Harold and Bertha Wilder Harrington. On Oct. 20, 2004, at the Church of the Nazarene, he married Pat R. (Morris Cole) Harrington, who survives.
Mr. Harrington was a 1957 graduate of Mont Pleasant High School in Schenectady.
On June 30, 1958, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served aboard the USS Salmon SS 573; he was honorably discharged on June 5, 1962.
He attended Coleville Christian Gospel Church. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, hunting, fishing, camping and he loved a good camp fire.
Larry worked as an apprentice carpenter. He worked 23 years as a paid fireman for the City of Glendale Arizona Fire Department and retired to Pennsylvania in 1989. Locally, he drove bus for the ATA, Bradford Area School District and drove cars for the Ed Shults Auto Group.
Surviving, in addition to his wife Pat, are three sons, Patrick G. (Mickey) Harrington of Bradford, Andrew C. (Wendy) Harrington of Peoria, Ariz. and Scott L. (Corrie) Harrington of Waterford; one stepdaughter, Christina Cole of Newburyport, Mass.; two brothers, Richard (Jane) Harrington of Geneva, Ohio, and David (Rosanne) Harrington,of Clarence Center, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one grandson, Killian Harrington.
At the family's request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time to be announced. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., Bradford.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Coleville Christian Gospel Church, P.O. Box 125, Cyclone, PA 16727; VNA N.W. PA, P.O. Box 465, Bradford PA 16701; or the McKean County SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701.
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Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 5 to Feb. 12, 2016
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