Date of Birth April 26, 1952
Date Deceased April 21, 2021
Hometown Hammondsport
Home State N.Y.
Service Date April 26, 2021
Service Time 11:30 a.m.
Service Location St. Gabriel's Church, Hammondsport
Interment Location St. Mary's Cemetery, Corning

Lawrence “Larry” Frascella of Hammondsport, New York passed away on April 21, 2021 at the age of 68. Words cannot express the loss his family and friends feel.

Larry was born in Trenton, New Jersey to Lawrence and Anna (Ulla) Frascella, and he grew up there with his brother, Anthony. While in high school, he met his wife of 51 years, Mary Ann. Together, “Larry and Mary Ann” embarked on a lifetime journey filled with wonderful memories.

Shortly after high school he began a long career with Philips Lighting, which included positions in Warren, Pennsylvania; Somerset, New Jersey; Bath, New York; and Shanghai, China. His dedication and effectiveness was recognized by his colleagues, who also appreciated the sense of humor he brought to his work.

After his retirement, Larry pursued his passion for music and developed into an avid bread baker. Like his father before him, he also enjoyed caring for the family’s cats and dogs. A man of deep Catholic faith, he would regularly offer religious books to others as gifts.

However, nothing brought him greater joy than spending time with his family. A devoted and loving husband and father, his five children, Dawn, Larry (wife Jennifer), Marianne, David, and Daniel (wife Margareta) were always guided by his warm and unfailing encouragement and support. His grandchildren, Conner, Colton, Corrine, and Dominic could always count on his smile, hugs, and affection.

Calling hours will be from 9am – 11am at LaMarche Funeral Home in Hammondsport on Monday, April 26, his birthday. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30am at St. Gabriel’s Church, Hammondsport. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Corning. In lieu of flowers, please donate to one’s church or charity of choice in his name.

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12 Responses

  1. Larry, I remember watching your band practice in the basement of St. Basil’s before I knew you would forever be a part of the rest of my life by joining together with my dear friend Maryann.
    Rest in peace and watch over your loved ones from above.
    P.R.

  2. Dear Mary Ann and family,
    I was so sad to read of Larry’s passing. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless

  3. We both love Larry and Mary Ann very much. Rest in peace, Larry, until we see you again in heaven.
    God bless the Frascella family as they grieve their dear Larry.

  4. Sorry and saddened to learn of Larry’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  5. Larry, Jen and Frascella Family. We are so sorry for your loss. We hope that your many memories will sustain you through all time. Love, Tim and Margaret

  6. Larry was such a fantastic person to work with…..So sad to hear of his passing……..sympathy and prayers go out to his family.

  7. Larry was one of the most knowledgeable and nicest people I have ever worked with. My prayers go out to all his family.

  8. Mary Ann, so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you & your family. Larry was one of the most knowledgeable & nicest people I ever worked with.

  9. Marianne, So sorry to hear about Larry’s passing .
    My love hugs and prayers are with you at this difficult time . Love Teri Baker Cherock

  10. We send our sincere condolences to the whole Frascella family. May God bless the wonderful memories of your happier times together.

  11. The R&D group at Philips Bath remembers Larry for his entertaining presentations. He always made his points using humor or something memorable. He was very thoughtful and would often hand out a small gift at Christmas. I think I still have the magnets he gave us on my refrigerator. Those younger managers (like my self) really looked up to Larry and aspired to be as charismatic and respected as he was.

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