Lawrence “Larry” Christie, 83, passed away on Wednesday June 24, 2020.
Larry was born in Kearny NJ on July 24, 1936 to George and Margaret (Powers) Christie. Larry attended Kearny High School and after graduation enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served our country well.
Larry retired from Singer Kearfott after 29 years of working in Finance.
Larry’s greatest joy was his family. He was the husband to the love of his life Deborah “Debbie” (Snover) and they were married for 32 years.
Larry was a dedicated father to four children; beloved grandpa to five grandchildren; and a very proud GPA to four great grandchildren.
After retirement, Larry and Debbie moved to Little Egg Harbor where they enjoyed life at the Jersey Shore and many trips to Atlantic City.
Larry was predeceased by his children, Carol who passed in 2015; Larry who passed in 2005 and his brother George who passed in 2018.
Larry is survived by Debbie; daughter and husband, Brian & Cathy Burd from Allamuchy NJ; and son and wife, Bob & Leigh Christie from Greensboro NC. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Amy Burd, Brian Burd and his wife Katie, Emily Lloyd and her husband Jake, Jack and Sam Christie. Lastly Larry is survived by his 4 great grandchildren who he was so happy to be able to know and become a GPA to Paisley and Cooper Lloyd, and Everett and Ethan Burd. He is also survived by his sister Carol Haggan from Forked River, NJ.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday July 25th, 2020 at 11am at Pequest Union Cemetery 36 Cemetery Rd. Great Meadows, NJ 07838. Any donations in Larry’s memory can be made to Larry’s Legacy Scholarship Fund, 9 Dallarda Drive, Hackettstown, NJ 07840; or Compassionate Care Hospice, 1130 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753.
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