Lawrence M. Gorelik
RACINE - Lawrence M. Gorelik, 53, passed away at All Saints-St. Mary's Medical Center on Friday, March 31, 2006. He was born in Racine on October 22, 1952. Larry served our city as a Paramedic with the Racine Fire Department for over 30 years, retiring as a Captain in 2004. Surviving are his wife, Traci; daughter, Marla Gorelik; son, Zachary Gorelik; dad and mom, Syl and Elaine Gorelik; his "three best friends:" brothers, Jeff (Claudia) Gorelik and Bob Gorelik, and sister, Jacquie (Tom) Zanis; nieces and nephews, Kristy Staples, Dan Vargas, Lars and Garret Peterson, and Gillian and Madison Gorelik; special aunt, Betty Larsen; in-laws, Arnie and Sue DeRocher; step-son, Brandon (Michelle) Paisley; step-grandchildren, Cole and Ethan Paisley; many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, other relatives, and friends too numerous to mention by name, including his four-legged friends, Jake and Shirley. A Service of Remembrance will be held in the funeral home, 4600 County Line Road, on Monday, April 3, 2006, at 6 p.m. In accordance with Larry's wishes, cremation will take place. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Monday from 4 until 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the "Firefighters' Burn Camp for Children" WAFS, P.O. Box 1442, Brookfield, Wis. 53008. Special note of thanks to Larry's friends on the Rescue Squad and to the staff at St. Mary's Medical Center-Emergency Room for their assistance and efforts in his time of need. We know Larry is now playing golf on the "Best Course" there is!!!!! DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY 4600 County Line Road (corner of KR & Meachem Road) 552-9000
Published by Racine Journal Times from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2006.
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Our sympathy to Traci and the Gorelik family.
Don & Denise Sokolowski
April 6, 2006
Our deepest sympathy to Traci and
Bill & Lori Sliker
April 4, 2006
One of the best guys I have worked with. An excellent firefighter and a great guy around the firehouse. My prayers are with your family my friend.
Rick Bowman
April 3, 2006
April 3, 2006
Our deepest sympathy to Traci and family.
Chuck & Judi Evinic
April 2, 2006
Our deepest sympathy to Tracie and Family... Tim and Kathy
Tim and Kathy Blatchley
April 2, 2006
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