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Lawrence Pegut

1940 - 2018
Lawrence Pegut Obituary
Pegut, Lawrence
Dec. 8, 1940 - July 3, 2018
Lawrence Pegut of Venice, Florida, passed away on July 3rd after a long and very courageous battle with COPD.
Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, Larry was a track star at St. Aloysius H.S. where he held the state track record time for high hurdles. After graduating high school Larry joined the U.S. Marine Corps and proudly served his country. His love of country and the Marine Corps was second to none.
At the conclusion of his tenure with the Marines, Larry joined the Jersey City Police Dept. He retired as a detective after serving time as a mounted and motorcycle officer.
Larry is preceded in death by his wife, Dolores. Lawrence is survived by his sister, Marianne of Venice, Florida and his brother, Thomas (Ellen) of Middletown, NJ; nephews, Mark McDermott of Venice, Florida, Christopher Pegut of San Diego, CA; nieces Kathleen (Steve) Xanthos of Toms River, NJ, Kelly (Damian) Emerick of Leonardo, NJ and Eileen (Michael) Mullins of Tinton Falls, NJ.
A special thank you is extended to his favorite caring aides, Fran and Jodi.
A memorial gathering for Lawrence will be held on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Farley Funeral Home in Venice from 12:30PM-1:30PM. A graveside service with military honors will be private for the family at Sarasota National Cemetery. A memorial mass will be held in New Jersey at a later date. To send a condolence or memory of Lawrence please visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Herald Tribune from July 5 to July 7, 2018
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