Lawrence “Larry” Joseph Chiappini, age 70, passed away at his home on March 5, 2020. He grew up living in Lynn, MA until relocating to Traverse City in 1973.
His career started with Basch and Sons, where he was a heavy equipment operator, Many years later becoming employed at R. Roese Contracting, as an Area Supervisor, eventually retiring in 2018, to Port Orange, FL with his wife.
He enjoyed many outdoor adventures such as: hunting; fishing; boating; camping, woodworking and spending summers having pool parties with his wife, children & grandchildren.
Larry is survived by his cherished wife; Sheri Maser-Chiappini, beloved daughters, Crista (Shawn), Gina, Angela (Brandon) and 10 grandchildren; Brittany, Paige, Alexa, Anthony, Tyler, Kelsey, Keegan, Austin, Bella and Roman, all of Traverse City. He also leaves behind his sisters, Marie (John), Cindy (Mike), and his brother Chip (Phyllis), the Maser family of AuGres, MI, along with many Nieces, Nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Edna Chiappini, his dearest Son, Marc Chiappini, his brothers, Arthur (Betty) and Nalo (Laurie) Chiappini.
Larry was loved by many and will be greatly missed. In accordance with his wishes no services are planned at this time. Larry will be laid to rest at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens, alongside his son, Marc, whom he has joyfully reunited with in heaven.