Lawrence William McNichol
Lawrence William McNichol
  • October 7, 1949 - September 9, 2017
  • Niantic, Connecticut

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West Hartford- Lawrence McNichol, 67, passed away on September 9, 2017 at the VA Hospital in West Haven, CT. Larry was born on October 7, 1949 in Westerly, RI. After graduating from New London High School, he honorably served in the United States Marine Corps and was a proud Vietnam veteran.

Larry worked as a machinist at Terry Steam Turbine in Niantic. He was a supervisor at AMF Corporation in Meriden. Following this, he worked for Sandvic Corporation in NJ. He finished his career at Komet in Schaumburg, Illinois, retiring from there 2 years ago.

Larry volunteered his with the East Lyme baseball and football youth teams. Being a kid at heart, he could often be found playing pick-up games with his sons and the neighborhood kids. He was an avid golfer, and enjoyed teaching his grandson the sport. He also loved taking many memorable rides on his Harley with Bonnie.

The highlight of Larry's life was his family. He will be remembered and missed by everyone he touched throughout his life. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Bonnie, his sons, Ryan and Timmy, and his grandson, Noah. He also leaves his brother, Jaime LeGare, and his wife Donna. He was predeceased by his father Carl McNichol.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oncology Department, VA Hospital, 950 Campbell Ave., West Haven, CT 06516.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 2:00pm in Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 13 Lake Ave., Niantic, CT 06357. Please visit for tributes, directions and more service information.