SALISBURY, Md. - Nelson Norbert Larger, 76, of Salisbury, Md., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his family.
Born in Fort Loramie, he was the son of the late Martin Larger and Elizabeth Arling Larger.
He was a member of Elks BPOE 817 and Moose Lodge 654, both in Salisbury. He owned and operated Staley Supply Co. in Delmar for 25 years until 2000, and also founded Conveyors and Plastics Inc. in Delmar. He was a past Commodore of the Wicomico Yacht Club, and enjoyed boating and fishing.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Virginia Rose Zimpfer Larger; three children, Kelly Larger and his fiancée, Lisa Lynn Jones, of Seaford, Md., Douglas Larger and his wife, Kathey, of Snow Hill, Md., and Jacquelyn Peruchi and her husband, Ken, of Salisbury, Md.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Puthoff and her husband, Melvin, of Naples, Fla., and Marilyn Monnin, of Ohio; and a brother, Leroy Larger and his wife, Rosie, of Kettlersville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Tony Larger and 11 brothers and sisters.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Faith Baptist Church, 30505 Dagsboro Road, Salisbury, with Pastor Robert C. Reinert Jr. officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.
Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.
Published in Sidney Daily News on Feb. 22, 2013