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Lawrence I. Neary

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Lawrence I. Neary

AGE: 89 • Formerly of Wilmington

Lawrence I. Neary, 89, passed away peacefully on January 4th, 2017 in the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford, DE after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Larry was born in Baltimore, MD on February 1st, 1927, son of the late Thomas Aloysius and Bridget Marie (McEvoy) Neary. He served in the US Army in Germany during WW II. He worked for Olin Chemicals in New York before moving to Delaware in the late 1960's to work for DuPont, retiring in 1985.

He is survived by his son, Thomas (Theresa); and grandsons, Patrick and Liam.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Margaret in 2014; brothers, William P., John J., Thomas A., Edward C., and James M.; and sisters, Mary E. Neary, Anne E. Mead, Sarah M. VanDanicker, and Sister Mary Camille Neary SSND. Larry will also be remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am on Friday, January 13, 2017 at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where family and friends may visit from 9:45am - 10:45am. Interment will be held in All Saints Cemetery following Mass.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Larry's memory can be made to the Delaware Veterans Home, 100 Delaware Veterans Blvd, Milford, DE 19963 or to the Mill Creek Fire Company, 3808 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.

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