April 6, 1927 ~ October 8, 2008
Greece: Went home with the lord surrounded by his family, Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at age 81. Survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Ann Bruce; son, Tom (Rhonda) Bruce; daughter, Kathleen Bruce; grandchildren, Wendy (Jim) Bonis; Tracy (Kevin Schafer, Kirsten (LaDale) Hedman & Megan (James) Castiglione; great-grandchildren, Parker Bonis, Courtnee, Andrew & Alec Schafer, Jenna Kingston & Xhane Hedman, Anna & Olivia Castiglione; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Larry (“Grandpa”) enjoyed traveling and spending time with his buddy Parker and his Hockey teammates. Grandpa will always be standing behind the goal “counting shots”. Friends may call Friday (Today) 4-8 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held, Saturday, 10:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held at the convenience of family in Riverside Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Skating Institute of Rochester, 1 Boys Club Place, Rochester NY 14608 or to the Rochester Piano Teachers Guild, c/o Brian Preston, 158 Highland Parkway, Rochester NY 14620 in his memory.