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In loving memory of
Lawrence Mennie
  • October 29, 1941
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  • June 04, 2017

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Lawrence (Larry) Mennie, 75, of Ormond Beach, FL passed away suddenly on Sunday June 4, 2017.  He was the husband of Lucy B. Mennie to whom he was married for 50 years.  Born in Jamaica NY on October 29, 1941, Larry was the son of the late Thomas S. and the late Margot Mennie.  Larry served in the US Army and was a Vietnam War Veteran.  He started with the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1959 and retired from the Norfolk Southern Railroad in 2002 after working the rails for 43 years. After retirement and moving to Florida Larry served on the Community Association of his development and was given the President’s Award for his efforts to better his community.  Survivors in addition to his wife Lucy are his son Thomas L and his wife Pamela Mennie of Elverson PA and son Gary L and his wife Jennifer Mennie of Marietta GA.  He is also survived by 3 grandchildren: Garrett, Britton, and Bennett of Marietta GA.  Larry was a great gardener and had a dark green thumb.  Larry also enjoyed sailing and took many trips throughout the Caribbean with friends.  He was preceded in death by his beloved dogs Sophie, Mason, Katie, Aspen, and Hunter.  He is also survived by his 3 current canine companions Buck, Lacy, and Rosie.  In addition to his own dogs Larry opened his home and heart to many foster dogs and helped them find their “fur-ever” homes.  Larry was a devoted dog lover and passionate about giving his time to help Great Dawg Rescue. Services will be private and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in Larry’s memory be made to Great Dawg Rescue PO Box 1886, Ormond Beach FL 32175.

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  1. Marsha and Paul Thayer says:
    15 Jun 2017
    Lucy and family - So shocked and saddened by the news of Larry's passing. Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Larry was such a special man. He will be so missed.

  2. Jane and Mark Youd lit a candle:
    10 Jun 2017
    Lit since June 10, 2017 at 6:21:16 PM

  3. The Franz Family says:
    08 Jun 2017
    Our hearts were broken when we heard the news. Lucy and family we are praying for your family during this time. Larry was a very special man and he will truly be missed. The neighborhood will not be the same without his big smile and huge heart. I pray he is surrounded by labs galore and getting a whole lot of love up in heaven as pay back for all the dogs he saved and gave his unconditional love to. Truly a very special man who will be terribly missed. RIP Larry

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  5. Jane says:
    08 Jun 2017
    Lucy, Tom and Gary,
    Thinking of all of you at this time.
    Love and friendship.

  6. Ken and Marge Ryno says:
    08 Jun 2017
    We are so sorry for your loss. Larry was a lover of life and so fun to be with him. He will be missed.

  7. Marlene Muscatello lit a candle:
    07 Jun 2017
    Lit since June 7, 2017 at 6:45:55 PM

  8. Marlene Muscatello says:
    07 Jun 2017
    Dear Mennie Family, So very sorry for the loss of your beloved Larry. I have had the pleasure of knowing Larry through Lab Rescue as he helped find loving forever homes for many of these great dogs. Larry had a wonderful and kind heart. I know that he was joyously greeted at the "Bridge" by all of our loving pets. My deepest condolences to your family.

  9. Paulette says:
    07 Jun 2017
    Dearest Lucy, I
    DON AND I are so very sorry for your loss.

    Hugs and Comfort to you. Love Paulette And Don

  10. Terry Strock says:
    07 Jun 2017
    I was so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything, please let me know.

  11. Diane Wood says:
    07 Jun 2017
    Tom, what a lovely obit. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  12. Teri Dean says:
    07 Jun 2017
    I am so so sorry for your loss. I have known Larry for most of my life. He was a very unique individual, funny, great husband and friend. He loved his dogs and model trains more than life.

  13. Teri Dean lit a candle:
    07 Jun 2017
    Lit since June 7, 2017 at 6:43:20 PM

  14. Karen and John Henehan says:
    07 Jun 2017
    So very sorry for your loss. We will always be there for you. Larry was a unique individual who we will miss. He loved his dogs and gave so much of his life to help them find their "forever" home. We can't begin to express the feelings of sorrow we have for you and your family. Please know we are thinking of you and hope you find some peace and comfort in knowing how much we care.

  15. Randy McKee says:
    07 Jun 2017
    Dear Lucy and Family, We are so very sorry. Our prayers are with all of you. Larry was an exceptional gentleman.

  16. Randy McKee posted an image:
    07 Jun 2017
    Larry as Best Man at our wedding 1974
    Larry as Best Man at our wedding 1974

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