Lawrence A. DeLuca “Uncle Larry” passed away Thursday, August 13. He was 86.
Larry was born in Greenwich on July 1, 1934 to Anthony and Vivian (nee Urso) DeLuca. Larry owned and operated Lawrence A. DeLuca General Contracting and Excavating and worked with Connecticut Natural Gas for over 40 years.
He was hardworking, loved to restore antique cars, and was a die-hard NY Yankee fan. Larry loved his family and friends, always lending a helping hand. He was affectionately known as Uncle Larry to all who knew him.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Lois Volkert, loving step-children Bill Volkert (Susan Marie), Susan Jane Dinneny (John), 7 cherished step-grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, his sister Rose Marie Abazia, and sister in law Nancy Deluca.
He is also survived by his loving nephews Billy, Frankie, Timmy, Joey, and niece Nancy, as well as 22 grand nieces and nephews , 2 great grand nieces, and 3 aunts Patricia Urso, Olimpia Chiappetta, and Florence Polakovic.
Larry is predeceased by his brother Anthony (Toto) and nephews Tony and Larry.
To honor his life, family and friends will gather Monday 4:00pm – 8:00pm at Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home, 134 Hamilton Ave in Greenwich. Tel (203) 869-5968.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, mask wearing is required and other safety protocols will be in place.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday 10am at St. Catherine of Siena, Riverside. Interment to follow at St.Mary’s Cemetery, Greenwich.