US Navy

Lawrence C. "Larry" Sechrist

September 3, 1931 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 88)
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     Lawrence C. “Larry” Sechrist, 88, of Williamsport passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 at Manor Care South.

     Born September 3, 1931 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Theodore and Mary (Kelchner) Sechrist.  

     Larry proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and worked for the Navy Shipyard in Philadelphia for over 30 years. He was part of the Williamsport Lions, the F. & A.M. in Philadelphia and was proudly a first Little Leaguer in Williamsport. Larry enjoyed his part time work at Weis where he was a social butterfly. He loved tinkering with electronics and shopping, especially for Harbor Freight tools.

     He is survived by a nephew, James Sechrist (Deb) of Ralston; a great nephew, Joseph Sechrist; great niece, Brenda Joralemon; and three great-great nieces.

     In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister, Caroline H. Burke, a brother, Howard Sechrist, his wife of 26 years Grace (Hagey) Sechrist and his significant other of 30 years, Gladys Brango.

     Burial will be held privately in Union Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

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