Obituary: Lawrence A. LeBlanc

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Lawrence A. LeBlanc
Lawrence A. LeBlanc

WATERBURY — Lawrence A. “Larry” LeBlanc, 64, husband of Lydia (Litschauer) LeBlanc, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at his home.

Mr. LeBlanc was born in Waterbury on July 8, 1950, son of the Dorothy “Jane” (Magas) LeBlanc of Waterbury, and the late Howard LeBlanc. He was a longtime resident of Waterbury, and he retired from the State of Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, where he served as a service officer/ dvocate.

Larry proudly served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was involved in many veteran’s events and activities and served on the board of Veterans Who Care Committee. He was a member of the VFW Post 1946, American Legion Post 17, Catholic War Veterans, Waterbury Area Vietnam Veterans Association and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 4. He enjoyed traveling, flying, wine, and his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Besides his wife, mother, and father-in-law, Martin Litschauer, he leaves children, Suzanne LeBlanc of Wolcott, Lawrence LeBlanc of Torrington, Stephanie Fusco and her husband, Thomas, of Waterbury, and Alison Tirado and her husband. George. of Wolcott; his brothers, Alan LeBlanc and his wife, Judy, of Niantic, David LeBlanc and his wife, Laura, of Waterbury, Danny LeBlanc and his wife, Wendy, Jason LeBlanc and Jerry LeBlanc, all of Maine; his sister, Cheryl MarcAurele and her husband, Denis, of Thomaston; his grandchildren, Samantha, Anthony and Gabriella; and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves his beloved Scottie, Luna.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Everyone is asked to please meet at the church at 10:45 a.m. Burial, with military honors, will follow in State Veteran’s Cemetery, Bow Lane, Middletown. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, with members of the Naugatuck Veterans Council assembling at 7:15 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Legion Post 17, 21 Cedar St., Naugatuck, CT 06770.

To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.