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Lawrence Michael Proitte Obituary
LAWRENCE MICHAEL PROITTE, 70, OF POTTSTOWN Lawrence "Larry" Michael Proitte, 70, of Pottstown, PA, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Pottstown, PA. He was the husband of Carol A. Proitte, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born in Pottstown, PA, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Rose (Bolognese) Proitte. Larry was a graduate of St. Pius X High School in Pottstown. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Larry was a driver for a local chemical company. He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed watching sports, especially "his" EAGLES. Surviving in addition to his wife are daughter, Kimberly A. Proitte of Pottstown, PA; four sons, Scott A. Proitte of Pottstown, PA; David M. Proitte of Levittown, PA; Doyle Wayne Kent of Reading, PA; and Andrew Proitte of Gilbertsville, PA; one sister, Patricia Smoyer of Gilbertsville, PA; 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his son, Larry "Tiny" Kent, and his sister, Rosemary Proitte. Relatives and friends are invited to Larry's life celebration - memorial service 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte Street, Pottstown, PA. Rev. Dr. Donald B. Eisenhauer will officiate. Friends may call from 1 - 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pottstown Memorial Regional Cancer Center, 1600 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com
Published in The Mercury on Apr. 16, 2014
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