Lawrence W. Lanphere
Lawrence W. Lanphere
  • August 13, 1933 - September 25, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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After a long struggle, devoted husband, beloved father and "Pop-Pop" passed peacefully on September 25th, 2017. He was pre-deceased by his loving wife Joan, his parents Leslie and Eloise Lanphere, and his siblings, Janice Lanphere, Ken (Lois) Lanphere, and Myrna (Don) Nickler. He leaves behind children Jim Lanphere, John and Sue Lanphere, Laurie Spahalski, and Susan and John Dolan, 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Jack (Gayle) Brooks, his surviving siblings Jerry Lanphere, Claude Lanphere, and Dawn (Al) Spencer, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 2pm in the chapel of Brown-Wynne Funeral Home 1701 E Millbrook Road, Raleigh NC. The family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the service.

A graveside service will be held at St. Rose Cemetery in Lima, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Transitions LifeCare at 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607