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Lawrence "Larry" Byron

June 7, 1937 ~ June 16, 2020 (age 83)

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Lawrence “Larry” Byron, 83, passed away on Tues, June 16, 2020 at his home in Chandler, AZ.  He was born in Barberton, OH on June 7, 1937.  He attended Kent State University on a baseball and academic scholarship and had worked in the finance industry until retiring in 2000. Larry married Jan Digman in 1959 and celebrated 61 years of marriage on May 16, 20. The couple has two children; daughter, Melissa (Nick Schoenbauer) and son, Scott; granddaughter, Sabrina (Greg Sheeler) and two great grandchildren Leo and Eva.  He is also survived by sister, Joan (Lou Perry), 13 nieces and nephews; many friends and relatives. Larry was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Leona Byron; infant brother, John and son-in-law, Kelly McMahon. Larry loved sports and was an avid golfer and downhill skier.  He loved spending time with his family and will be missed by all.  We will hold him in our hearts until we meet again. Visitation WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020, 11am to 1pm at Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home, 624 Cherry St. E. (Rt. 93) Canal Fulton, where the Rosary will be said at 10:30am. Mass of Christian Burial THURSDAY, July 16, 2020 10:00am at Sacred Heart Church, 260 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Interment at Clinton Cemetery following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Jude's Children Hospital, or a charity of your choice.

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Recitation of the Rosary
July 15, 2020

10:30 AM
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 Cherry Street East
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

July 15, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 Cherry Street East
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Mass of Christian Burial
July 16, 2020

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
260 Broad St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Charity of One's Choice

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