Dcn. Laurence A. "Larry" VanEtten
July 30, 1943 – February 22, 2020
Deacon Laurence “Larry” VanEtten, of Rochester, went home to the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 22nd, in the arms of his beloved wife Margot. He leaves behind his sister Toni (Ron) Rohe and brother Daniel VanEtten, with nephews Dan (Christine) and Alec (Amy) Rohe, niece Lisa VanEtten , grandnieces Rachel and Leah Rohe and many dearly loved cousins.
As a Deacon, he served at the Brockport Newman Center, as well as prison ministry, homeless shelters, GRASP and more. He was vice president and business manager at Idea Connection Systems, an innovation consulting firm, where during his 20 years he co-created an innovation instrument now used around the world in multiple languages. Larry’s contributions both technically and spiritually, will long continue.
Calling hours will be held from 4-7 PM on Friday, Feb. 28th at St. Monica’s Church, 831 Genesee St., where a Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, Feb. 29th.
Remembrances can be offered to Emmanuel Church of the Deaf at St. Monica’s, or to the House of Mercy in Rochester.
- Calling Hours Friday, February 28, 2020
- Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, February 29, 2020