PAINE, Lawrence "Larry," died peacefully at home Sunday, May 20, 2012, surround-ed by his cherished, loving family who with him fought a courage-ous battle of complications resulting from cancer. Larry, a devoted, dedicated husband, father, son and brother, is survived by his wife of 23 years, Paige Yarbrough Paine, their daughter Lauren, and son Rob of Tampa. He is also survived by his parents, Mimi and Larry Paine of St. Augustine; sister and brother-in-law, Michelle and Julio Mas, their children Michael, Kelly and Julie of Jacksonville; and sister, Suzanne Paine of Savannah. Also surviving are his mother-in-law, Mickey DeBardelaben, brother and sister-in-laws, Stephen and Ann Yarbrough, and their children Caroline, Julia and CeCe of all of Atlanta. Born in Torrington, CT, December 3, 1957, Larry was raised in St. Augustine where he was graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in 1975. He was then graduated from the University of Florida in 1979 with a B.A. in History, an M. A. in History in 1981, and ultimately from Stetson University College of Law in 1984 with a Jurist Doctorate. Larry most enjoyed creating life moments with and for his family while traveling to international destinations. He also reveled in scuba diving unusual locales and off-shore fishing with family and friends. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the Tampa Yacht and Country Club. Larry and his family moved to Tampa in 2004 where he joined Global Imaging Systems, Inc. as Vice President and General Counsel. He brought with him over 20 years' legal experience. Prior to living in Tampa he was senior counsel for St. Joe Company in Jacksonville, Assistant State Attorney in Naples, and in private practice in St. Petersburg, FL. A visitation for family friends is Wednesday, May 23rd from 5-7pm at Blount & Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 605 S MacDill. The memorial mass to celebrate Larry's life will be at 10:30 am, Thursday, May 24th at Christ the King. Inurnment in St. Augustine will follow at a later date. Larry generously supported the missions of Trinity CafÂ‚ and Metropolitan Ministries which assist persons who are homeless or in extreme need. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be sent to Trinity CafÂ‚ www.trinitycafe.org or Metropolitan Ministries www.metromin.org Please sign the online guestbook at www. BlountCurryMacDill.com
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Published in TBO.com on May 23, 2012