Obituaries

Lawrence L. “Larry” Bosavage, Jr.

Lawrence L. "Larry" Bosavage, Jr.Lawrence L. “Larry” Bosavage, Jr., 83 of Ringtown formerly of Shenandoah passed away on Friday morning, October 18, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in William Penn (Shaft), he was a son of the late Lawrence L. Bosavage, Sr. and Mary (Rada) Bosavage.

He was a graduate of the former West Mahanoy Township High School, Shenandoah Heights.

Mr. Bosavage was a decorated Army veteran.

Larry retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation where he was employed as an engineer.

He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Shenandoah, the Schuylkill County Democratic Committee, AFSCME, the Hoffman Crew Club, Frackville and the former Jolly Boys Club, William Penn.  Larry was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed playing the lottery daily.

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were his son, David Bosavage and his brother, Richard Bosavage.

US FlagSurviving are his wife of 60 years, the former Marlene J. Shirkness; one son, Gary L. Bosavage of Ringtown; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 10:00 am in Divine Mercy Church, 232 West Cherry St., Shenandoah with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor as the celebrant.  Interment with military will follow in Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday morning from 8:00 am until 9:45 am at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 South Jardin St., Shenandoah.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.

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