Lawrence "Larry" Grant
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Hyde Park - Lawrence "Larry" Grant, 61, a 16 year local resident, previously of Yorktown Heights, NY, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, October 5, 2012.
Born October 30, 1950 in Hackensack, NJ he was the son of Burton Lee Grant and Marjorie Lockwood Poglodek.
On November 8, 1969 in Yorktown Heights he married the former DianePoglodek. Mrs. Grant survives at home.
Larry was a Mason Foreman for BAC Local #5 in Newburgh for 30 years. He retired in 2002.
He was an avid fisherman, hunter, and coin collector. Larry loved to ride his motorcycle and he participated in Poker Runs for various charities.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his son Larry John Grant of Fishkill; daughter Dawn Marie Krachy, and husband Charles, of Beacon; three brothers Ronald Lee Grant of LaGrangeville, Roger Gregory Grant of Hyde Park, and Burton Lee Grant of Yorktown Heights; two grandchildren Charles and Zakary Krachy; God child Anna Marie; two nephews Michael and Sean; great nephew Cody; and many cousins
Larry was predeceased by his father Burton.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Brendan Fitzgerald 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 10 at Regina Coeli Church, Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place at the convenience of the family.
Larry's family wishes to thank Hospice and St. Francis Home Care visiting nurses for all their assistance during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The
, Pine West Plaza Building 2, Suite 204, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12205.
To send a condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Oct. 8, 2012