Obituary: Lawrence N. ‘Larry’ Pell

Courtesy of the Pell Family

Lawrence N. “Larry” Pell

Dec. 30, 1934 – June 20, 2017

Lawrence N. “Larry” Pell, born Dec. 30, 1934, has joined his beloved spouse of 50 years, Mercedes (Partal), on Jun 20, 2017

Preceded also by his father, Clarence H Pell, mother Phala Mary, stepmother Marie, and brother Ronald, he is survived by four adoring children raised in Kailua, HI – Martin Lawrence, Lorena Marie, Lani Mercedes and Leanne Dominique — twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren and scores of nieces and nephews.

Larry Pell

Having attended high school in Hawaii (Iolani) and California (Palo Alto), Larry went on to serve with the US Marines in Korea and Japan. He was retired from his most recent position as a manager from TRW-Hawaii.

He passed away peacefully, after his extended family and friends gathered at his home to share his love, humor and happy disposition, which he maintained right to the end.

It is Larry’s and Mercedes’ wish to have their ashes spread at Kailua Beach, where they spent many happy years raising their children.

Obituaries are an important way to celebrate the lives of loved ones within the community. They help carry on, if even in a small way, the legacy of the friends, family and neighbors that have helped weave this community into the wonderful place it is. At the Carson Valley Times, we run obituaries free of charge. To celebrate your loved one, please e-mail obituary information to Feel free to include a picture. If you’re at a loss for what to write, start simply with who the person was, and what they meant to you. Include a birth date and date of death, how they came to reside in Carson Valley and any other details you feel are important. If there are planned memorial services, make sure to include a date, time and address. 

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