KOTLARSZ - Lawrence "Larry" Age 62, formerly of Colden, NY, passed away peacefully at home in Homosassa, FL with his family by his side November 7, 2014. Larry graduated from Springville GI located in Springville, NY, and then attended Erie Community College - North, where he received an Associates' Degree in Business. Larry then joined the Local 41, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) when entering the work force. He spent over 20 years working for O'Connell Electric of the Buffalo division. On September 30th, 1995, he united in marriage to Bette Bishop at Faith United Church of Christ in Boston, NY. Larry was preceded in death by his father, John and Stella (Kalwicki) Kotlarsz. At the time of his death, he was survived by his wife Bette, formerly of Colden, NY; step-child, Christina Bishop, formerly of Colden, NY; grand-children, Cameron and Lili Cornwall, formerly of Colden, NY; sisters, Barbara (Raymond) Wozniak; Karen (late Barry) McCoskey; Linda (late Ken) White. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CTCA in Zion, IL. A Memorial Service to be held at a later date.
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Published by Buffalo News on Nov. 12, 2014.