Lawrence L. Stoddard, 75, of 41 Oxford Village Lancaster, formerly of Bradford, passed away Thursday (Feb. 4, 2016) surrounded by his loving family, at Hospice and Community Care, in Mount Joy.
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Born Sept. 22, 1940, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Maynard Riley and Mildred Maude Farrell Stoddard. He was a 1958 graduate of Bradford High School.
On Nov. 19, 1983, at The First Baptist Church in Bradford, he married Sandra Arnold Milhollen Stoddard who survives.
On May 25, 1962, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, he served in the SAGE Air Defense System, he was honorably discharged on May 17, 1966.
He was a member of The Bradford Gun Club. Work and shooting with friends at the Bradford Gun Club gave him some of his best times.
He worked at Jarrett Machine Shop as an electrical engineer retiring after 28 years of service.
Surviving in addition to his wife Sandy of 32 years, are one daughter Tammy (Mark) Evans of Randolph, N.Y.; two stepsons, Michael (Marietta Kenny) Milhollen of Foxboro, Mass., and Joseph (Betsy Cornelius) Milhollen of Lancaster; seven grandchildren, Kristina (Michael) Lewis, Heath Zawatski, Sarah (Joshua) Seacat, Jamie Milhollen, Michael Milhollen, Daniel Milhollen, Sean Milhollen; two sisters Arlene (Leroy) Soble of Bradford and Kathryn Terwilliger of Franklinville, N.Y.; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Evelyn (Chuck) Olin; and one nephew.
Family will be receiving friends on Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., Bradford, where a funeral service and military honors will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, with Pastor Jeremy Childs, of The First Baptist Church, officiating.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project or The
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 8 to Feb. 15, 2016