Lawrence A. Menard(1938 - 2013)

Lawrence A. Menard, 74, of Franklin, died at Franklin Regional Hospital on March 1, 2013.

He was born in Franklin on May 24, 1938, the son of Armand and Rita (Garneau) Menard and resided in Franklin all of his life.

Larry served in the U.S. Army from 1955 until 1958.

Larry was employed for more than 30 years as a tool and die maker at IPC in Bristol and Ashland until retiring. He was a member of AA for 29 years and sponsored and mentored many members along the way. Larry was a member of the Knights of Columbus and parishioner of St. Paul Church. He and his wife, Ellie, played golf several years ago at Mojalaki Country Club.

Family members include his wife of 52 years, Ellie (Brown) Menard, of Franklin; two daughters: Ronica Clark and her husband, Alan, of Rochester, Wash., and Kari Vollenweider and her husband, Rich, of Mamaroneck, N.Y.; five grandchildren: Jen Clark, Jayce Perkins, Renee Perkins, Rachel Vollenweider, and Zachary Vollenweider; two sisters: Gloria Davis of Franklin and Marie Straw of Tilton, a brother, Gene Menard of Franklin, and nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, March 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 6, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Spring burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations in memory of Larry may be made to a .

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Funeral Home

Thibault-Neun Funeral Home
143 Franklin Street  Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-2408

Published in The Concord Monitor from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2013