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Lawrence Michael PALOMBI

August 23, 1932June 25, 2020

Lawrence M. Palombi

Lawrence "Larry" Michael Palombi, 87, of Heathrow, FL., died June 25th. He was born August 23, 1932 in Endicott, N.Y. to Lorenzo and Louise (Carpinelli) Palombi. He graduated from Union-Endicott High School. Larry played football for Champlain College until its closure. He earned a B.S. degree in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University. He also earned a M.B.A. from Syracuse University. Larry married the love of his life, Mary Treeter, in Geneva, N.Y., in 1960. He built hospitals and schools in Syracuse, N.Y., until the family moved to the Orlando area in 1976. He was the founder of TEC Homes and was a prominent custom home builder in the Central Florida area. He was an avid golfer and spent many hours on the Heathrow Country Club Golf Course. He enjoyed traveling to many countries around the world with family and friends who became family. He was predeceased by his parents, his grandson Donald L. Barker, and his granddaughter, Madeline T. Craddock. He is survived by Mary, his wife of 60 years, his children: Michael (Kelly) Palombi of Sanford, Laura Barker of Winter Park, Anne Craddock of Tucker, GA., and Gregory (Katy) Palombi of Asheville, N.C., and his grandchildren: Andrew, Trey, Marcella, and Annie Barker, Alexandra (Artur Blasi) Craddock, Olivia and Layla Palombi, and Bryanna Imo, and many cousins, in-laws, nieces and nephews. A family service will be planned for the fall.

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Floyd and Linda Walleker

June 30, 2020

Dear Palombi family,
Larry was such a dear dear friend to my family as we did work for him for years in his building business. I had to retire recently due to health reasons and Larry would call to see how I was doing. We all loved him very much and speak of him so very often. May your hearts be comforted by our Lord Jesus Christ and may we be joined again one day in heaven.

Denise Gill

June 29, 2020

So many memories of all your family get together. So sorry to hear the sad news. We don’t speak often but memories of the past come up often. Prayers to you and your family.

Laura Riposo-Hackney

June 29, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. I remember him driving us to Canada? to your camp. I was probably 7, I remember that I had just learned about speed limits. I think it was 55 miles an hour and he was going 80, I was thinking "we are going to die" :-). We got there at night ,and went up the stairs to bed and then a bat flew into the house. I believe it was your Dad Larry who took care of that. In the morning we went out to the dock and you told us we had to watch for water snakes. It was my scariest vacation but, at the same time I loved it. I loved living next door to all of you. and I partially loved that Mike jr. crying at breakfast with Santa when my Dad Twinkles the clown told him that he was going to tell Santa that he was a bad boy. He was teasing but, you mike jr. teased us a lot. I am sure your Dad and mine will be golfing in heaven.

Kelly Palombi

June 28, 2020

Larry was an amazing father and always had a sense of humor up until his last days.
He was known for his walks in our Heathrow community. He will be missed everyday.

Teri Cooper

June 28, 2020

I will remember Larry for his sense of humor and, in more recent years, his long walks through the neighborhoods near his home. He was friendly to everyone. He often spoke of his family and grandchildren and I know they will miss him terribly. My prayers & thoughts are with you. Rest in Peace, Larry. 😇

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY