LAWRENCE R. on June 30, 2014, age 68 yrs., of Glenside and Jenkintown. Larry was ordained an Oblate Brother in 1963 and spent many years of service at Salesianum H.S., Camp Brisson, The Obliate Novitiate, and DeSales Univ. amongst others. Son of James and Elizabeth "Bessie" (nee Taggart). Brother of Betty Carol (Frank Holz), Patrick, Thomas (Kay) and Dennis (Madeleine) and the late James and Joseph. Also survived by 11 nieces and nephews. Dear, devoted friend to the entire Dean family and the late Father Walter Dean, Oblate of St. Francis De Sales. He will be truly missed by the Glenside community, especially his family at O'Neill's Market where he worked tirelessly and with great humor and wit for 20 years. He would end his years of service at St. Luke's Church with his usual sense of kindness and humility. Larry truly defined the phrase "A Man With a Servant's Heart".
Funeral Mass Wednesday, 5 P.M., Church of St. Luke the Evangelist, 2316 Fairhill Ave. (at Easton Rd.), Glenside, PA 19038. Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing at the Church Wed. after 3 P.M. Int. will take place at the Oblate Community Cem., Childs., MD.
Published on Philly.com on July 1, 2014