Lawrence A. DiTuri

October 29, 1971November 2, 2013

Larry (Lazlo, Detour) DiTuri of West Nyack, NY, 42, passed away on November 2, 2013. He is survived by his loving parents Wanda and Larry, his wife Debra, and his sons Lorenzo and Nicholas. He is also survived by his sister Laurell, brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws and six nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Frank. Larry was a Jack of all trades, pursuing knowledge in all that interested him. He was a certified Mercedes Benz Elite Technician, a beloved Tennis Pro, a commercial truck driver, a humanitarian, a dog lover and a food critic. He was a member of the Desmo Ducati Riding Club, and a Ducati enthusiast. Larry had an infectious smile, and a kind and generous heart. He gave the best bear hugs, and was proficient at imitating monkeys, tigers, vampires and giants. He believed in tickle torture, pre-bedtime wrestling sessions, and the Hungry Caterpillar. He was loved profoundly and will be deeply missed. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 at Higgins Funeral Home in New City. A Mass will be held on Thursday, 10am at St. Francis Church, West Nyack. “Yeah, you were there”. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Larry’s name to the Eleventh Hour Rescue, P.O. Box 218, Rockaway, NJ 07866.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 6, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, November 6, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 7, 2013

Lawrence A. DiTuri

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Kimberly Guertin-McCarthy

December 3, 2013

I'll miss you, Larry...
My sons and I will remember you whenever we see the moon and the stars...


November 7, 2013

"Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted" (Matthew 5:4). Praying that God will comfort you during this time and that all your memories will outweigh the pain that you feel. Be Blessed.

November 6, 2013

Prayers for Debra, Lorenzo, Nicholas & family. May God wrap you with comfort during this time. Nina, we love you! The Muldrow-Cobbs family

Gloria Dargan-McKelvey

November 6, 2013

Your Family have my deepest sympathy.You don't know me but I am the aunt of "Nina" and to hear her talk about "Lawrence" he was a man of Faith & Integrity.May God wrap his arms around you during this time.Bless are they that mourn,for they shall be comforted.(Matthew 5:4)

Doug Arone

November 6, 2013

We are praying for your family at this time. Nothing that is loved is ever lost. No one who has ever touched a heart can really pass away.

November 5, 2013

I do not know you directly but know your Aunts Niece Patti Corsillo. I wanted to reach out and say my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May you rest in peace. Heaven must of needed another Angel !!!!

Michelle Horton

November 5, 2013

My sincere condolences to you Laurell and the entire family

Michelle Desrosiers Horton

Tahir Mahmood

November 5, 2013

It was unimaginable shock and irreparable loss I had to face in my recent years.Cannot find the words to express my feelings and condole to my friend,colleague. May Allah rest his soul on eternal piece and grant fortitude to the family to bear this devastation.All prayers go to with the little angels whom has to stand on their feet without their beloved father.God bless them and helps them in their life ahead.