Larry David Lumbra, 82, of Terrace Street in Charlestown, NH, passed away Friday evening December 2, 2016, at Springfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, VT.
He was born on March 13, 1934 in Montgomery, VT, the son of Cedric and Eva (Delaire) Lumbra and resided in Charlestown most of his live.
Larry began school in Springfield, VT; he was a graduate of Charlestown High School. He received an associate’s degree from the New Hampshire Technical Institute.
He served in the United States Navy on The USS Becuna 319 submarine.
After his discharge from the Navy, he went to work with his father at Rick’s Electric, Inc. in Charlestown, NH. When his father retired, Larry bought the business and continued to work there until his recent illness.
Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with this family. He was a Eucharistic minister at St. Catherine of Siena Church, a Rotarian, a Justice of the Peace and a little league coach.
The family includes his wife, Barbara (Bashaw) Lumbra whom he married on February 12, 1955; two daughters, Deborah Johnson and her husband, Karl of Standish, ME, and Belinda Schadler and her husband, Mitchell of Keene, NH; one son, Pete Lumbra of Charlestown, NH; one sister, Judith Noone of North Abington, MA; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; also, one nieces, many nephews and cousins.
Visiting hours will be held at the Charlestown Memorial Chapel, 34 Main Street, Charlestown on Tuesday, Dec. 6th, from 5 to 7 PM.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Main Street in Charlestown on Wednesday morning, at 11 AM with Father Shawn Therrien officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery with military honors.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to either the Charlestown Old #4 Fire and Hose Company, the Charlestown Ambulance or Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
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