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Lawrence P. "Larry" Hunter

October 28, 1938 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Lawrence Hunter Obituary

Of Wilkins Twp., formerly of East Liberty, age 85, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 29, 2024.

Born the son of the late Howard Hunter, Sr. and the late Mary (Walsh) Hunter.

Beloved husband of Donna J. (Loffredo) Hunter for 55 years.

Loving father of Tracy (fiancé, William Cronin) Kleber of Plum.

Dear brother of Dianne (Neil) Foran and Sandra Heckler.

Preceded in death by siblings, Shirley Zottola, Lois Feigl, Howard Hunter, Jr., Audrey Hunter, and Bonnie Bucci.

Adored Godfather of Michelle Maione.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Larry was a 1956 graduate of Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School.  He was employed as an industrial engineer for Mine Safety for over 45 years before retiring.  Larry enjoyed the friendships made working for Mine Safety through the bowling and softball leagues, it was also the place he met his soul mate in life, Donna. He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and at one point was proud to say that he held season tickets right on the 50-yard line when the team played in Three Rivers Stadium.  Larry will forever be remembered for his devotion to his family, who meant more to his life than anything.  Although we are sad at the sudden passing of Larry, we can find joy in the happiness he shared with everyone he surrounded and the strength he portrayed.  As a way to keep Larry’s memory alive, next time you are at a party or special occasion, order a Manhattan Cocktail, it was his favorite.

Friends are welcome to a Memorial Visitation on Friday from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Turtle Creek / Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350, where a Prayer Service will be held at 12:30 p.m.

Larry will be laid to rest with Military Honors in Good Shepherd Cemetery.   

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Rd., Pgh., PA 15237. 

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Visitation
Friday
February 2, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
1111 Monroeville Ave
Turtle Creek, PA 15145

Prayer Service
Friday
February 2, 2024

12:30 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
1111 Monroeville Ave
Turtle Creek, PA 15145

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