lawrence spencer
Lawrence Edward Spencer, 62, of Weirton, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2006 at the Weirton Medical Center. Lawrence was born on December 27, 1943, in Weirton, WV, the son of the late Parley L. and Emma Mary (Roberts) Spencer. He was also preceded in death by his four brothers, Burl, Earl (Peas), Wilbur (Frank), and Clinton Keith (Buck) Spencer; and one sister, Patricia Haley. Lawrence retired form Weirton Steel with 30 years of service, where he worked as an Inspector on the #4 Pickler. In 2005, he retired from the Weirton Medical Center where he worked in the transport department. Lawrence served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the WSX 25 Year Club. Lawrence was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan and a proud West Virginian who made friends everywhere he traveled. He is survived by his five sisters; Betty J. Beegle of Paden City, WV., Helen M. Jenkins and her husband James of Steubenville, OH., Donna L. Trost and her husband Clair of Monongahela, PA., and Carolyn Sue Spencer and Karen S. Wheatley, both from Weirton, WV. Lawrence was also known as the “favorite uncle” to the several nieces and nephews that he leaves behind. Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 7-9 PM Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where the funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday. Interment will be at the Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. I waited on Lawrence for years at McCauslen’s Florist. He was such a kind man, a gentleman. When he walked through the door, he always had a smile on his face. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. To My Spencer’s Our hearts are forever with you, as is our love and our sadness and our prayers. We are so sorry for our loss of Lard. Wish we could be with you all, but our hearts are. All our Love linda 7 Johnny

  3. May God comfort you in this time when we do not understand why. I will miss Larry’s smile and his upbeat outlook. I will continue to pray for him and his family. God Bless You Chris Pavlic Strip Steel CFCU

  4. To The Spencer Family. Unforseen circumstances prevented me from being able to attend the showings or the funeral for Lard. So sad to have lost such an awesome person… Love and Prayers to you all. Kathey C

  5. Helen and family, i have a lot of good memories with lardy,and he’ll stay in my heart forever. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. love, lorna

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