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Lawrence O'day

February 20, 1936 — December 23, 2019

Life Story Lawrence O’Day also known as Larry and to the rest of us as Uncle Pat was born and introduced into the world on February 20, 1936 by Arnvilla O’Day and Lawrence O’Day in Delaware County PA. Lawrence O’Day was always a smart and ambitious man from childhood throughout his life until he retired. Lawrence went to Upper Darby Highschool where just at the end of junior year he was congratulated for being on honor roll for the first five report periods of the school year, accompanied by excellent contributions in citizenship and loyalty. At the age of 20, Lawrence went into the Navy to serve our country and after being honorably discharged he went to work for the bank where stayed until he retired. Lawrence continued life spending the rest of his days of retirement enjoying life by bringing love, light, encouragement, joy, peace, of mind advice kind gestures and him just being himself to his family and friends. Lawrence was one of a kind to have known him was to love him even meeting him one time was enough for him to grow on you that fast like you knew him forever. Lawrence just had that spirit that t6ouched you and drew you to him automatically. He was a man that looked up to, respected, loved, and embraced his light. Although he was set in his ways, he had a heart of gold. He was loving kind funny caring thoughtful smart enlightening helpful encouraging through many things. Lawrence leaves behind his niece Donna Horner whom he has lived with on Clover Lane for the past 12 years: her daughter and his niece Mariah and her children and grandchild, Tapanja, Joey, Cameron, and Arianna; brother Horace O’Day and his son James and Chris O’Day; cousins, Brenda and Karen along with other family members Joseph and Amy Parris and children Bonnie Stewart and her children Bonnie Stewart and her children Heather and DJ. George and Cissie Horner and their children Fleather and Lawrence; best friend Eugene Dillmore and many more family and friends.
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Saturday, January 11, 2020

9:00 - 11:00 am

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

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