MERCANTINI - Lawrence Sr. (formerly of Huntington Bay, NY), entered eternal life peacefully at the age of 88, on March 13, 2014. A proud member of the United States Marine Corps. The founder and General of Larry's Automotive Services in Huntington Village, NY. Beloved husband of Annette. Loving and devoted father of Lawrence, Jr. (Valerie) and Lorraine DeGennaro. Adored and respected Poppy of Gina, Elena, Jenna, Lea, Stephanie, and Lawrence Andrew. Great-Grandfather of 7. Larry Sr. enjoyed traveling, entertaining, and water sports with his large family and an endless list of life-long friends at his homes in Huntington Bay, NY, Loon Lake in Chestertown, NY, and New Port Richey, FL. Larry Sr. was a hero and a mentor. His legacy will live on forever. Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at A.L. Jacobsen Funeral Home, 1380 New York Ave., Huntington Station. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 9:45 am.t St. Patrick's R.C. Church. Burial to follow St. Patrick's Cemetery. www.jacobsenfuneral.com

Funeral Home

A L Jacobsen Funeral Home Inc
1380 New York Ave Huntington Station, NY 11746
(631) 423-2185

Published in Newsday on Mar. 16, 2014