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Lawrence (Larry) Book

BOOK: Lawrence (Larry)

Peacefully, with his loving family at his side on Wednesday January, 30th 2019 in his 63rd year. Larry, most cherished and loving husband of Daiva for 38 years. Forever remembered and never forgotten by his three daughters whom he adored; Kristina, Cassandra and Alexandra and favourite “son” Moose. Best big brother to Craig Book and Uncle to his children Taylor and Dylan. Larry will be remembered by countless friends and co-workers, too many to mention them all. Larry was always there to lend a helping hand. As per Larry’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to PASSFIELD MORTUARY SERVICES (905)682-0474. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. If desired, memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated by Larry’s Family. On-line condolences may be made at


  • Ray Zemaitis Posted January 31, 2019 4:36 pm

    Daiva and Family:

    Jan and I are so sorry to hear that Larry has passed.

    I remember Larry as a great guy, always willing to help. He seemed to be in contact with all of my old friends, and was very well liked by everyone. I know he will be dearly missed by so many people.

    Hugs and condolences to you and your family. Please let us know about the coming celebration of life, Jan and I would love to come.

  • Ron Sebert Posted January 31, 2019 6:41 pm

    I went to school with Craig,Larry’s brother, and l knew Larry also for many years. He was such a nice easy going guy. Every time l saw Larry we always had a great conversation. I will miss him. So to the entire Book family,I send my sincere condolences. Ron Sebert.

  • Anna and Ed Richter Posted January 31, 2019 8:39 pm

    Dear Daiva, we are deeply saddened to hear that Larry has passed away. Ed has so many warm and wonderful childhood memories including riding bikes, breaking and fixing things, and trying to fly model airplanes. Deepest sympathy to you, your girls, and also Craig and his children. Take good care, and please let us know if a service is planned. God Bless, Anna and Ed Richter

    • Daiva Posted February 2, 2019 3:17 pm

      Thank you. Service will be at 11:00 am at Grantham United Church on Linwell road on Feb. 9th. Reception will follow.

  • Sharon Capell Posted February 1, 2019 1:18 pm

    So very sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. I remember him arriving in Newfoundland many years ago looking to become a helicopter pilot and staying with us. My sincere sympathy to you and your daughters. Please let me know when the celebration of life will be. I would like to attend. Sharon Capell

    • Daiva Posted February 2, 2019 3:15 pm

      Hi Sharron. Thank you for your kind words. The service is on Feb 9th at Grantham United Church on Linwell in St. Catharines. The memorial service will be at 11:00am with reception to follow.

    • Kristina Book Posted February 3, 2019 4:07 pm

      Hi Sharon,

      Service will be held on Feb 9th at 11 am at the Grantham United Church in St. Catharines.

  • Mike Kucera Posted February 1, 2019 9:50 pm

    Dear Book family, please accept my sincere condolences.
    Someone so special as Larry will never be forgotten. I will miss him.

  • Pete Broccolo Posted February 2, 2019 9:06 pm

    My condolences to Larry’s wife, daughters, and extended family. We were classmates at Grantham HS, although he and I were not close at all. Sad to see another person I knew leaving at such a young age.

  • Ken Ingram Posted February 2, 2019 11:30 pm

    Brenda and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of Larry. I remember taking him to his first day in kindergarten at Maplewood school like it was last week. Can’t remember ever hearing anyone say anything negative about him. His wife and daughters meant the world to him. His Mom and Dad and brother Craig were lucky to have him, as we all were .Lost a good one.

  • Joe & Sabrina Barilla & Family Posted February 3, 2019 1:41 am

    Daiva – Our sincere condolences to you and your family. Hugs and prayers to you all.

  • John Longhurst Posted February 3, 2019 4:57 am

    Larry and I were childhood friends. We spent a lot of time together at his home watching TV, playing with his model trains and flying planes. As happens in much of life, we lost touch until reconnecting via Facebook in 2016. We remembered old times and old friends, and he said he still had that train set from long ago. So sorry for his passing, and condolences to all of his family.

  • Janice Platt Posted February 3, 2019 11:56 pm

    My sincere condolences to you Daiva, the girls and all of the family. Another good man down. I am blessed to have known and worked with Larry, a real artisan and a real person with total commitment to his beautiful family! May God Bless.

  • Linda Norman Posted February 4, 2019 1:21 am

    So sorry for your loss, I worked with Larry at Seimens, he was an awesome co worker.
    I’m sure he will be missed by anyone who knew him. Such a gentle man.,
    May your beautiful memories take you through the quiet hours, may you always see Larry in the eyes of your children and grandchildren.
    Linda and Keith.

  • Lyn MacSween Posted February 6, 2019 8:52 pm

    Dear Daiva ~ We are deeply saddened to learn of Larry’s passing. Heartfelt condolences to you and your girls.
    Lyn, Bill, and Family

  • Leslie & Mark Kosiuk Posted February 8, 2019 11:56 am

    Dear Christina and family
    So very sorry Christina on the passing of your “fausha”. You were very fortunate to have been with him during these last few months. Know that he will always be in your heart you will carry him with you for the rest of your life. We are not able to attend your father’s services but know that we are thinking of you and your family at this sad time. With love Leslie & Mark

  • Anita Zdrojewski (nee Lane) Posted February 8, 2019 11:25 pm

    Daiva and family I am so very sorry for your loss. When we were children Larry’s family and mine lived across the street from each other on Tamarack. We grew up together and we had so many wonderful memories. In fact I was thinking about the times we all played together just the other day. I really loved his mom too…what a kind soul. You will be forever in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Trevor Madden Posted February 9, 2019 6:17 pm

    My sincere condolences to Daiva and the girls. Larry was good man and he will be missed. I know what his friendship and yours means too my dad. Anytime we would visit or you visit us, it was just like visiting family, and not time had passed.
    Thoughts with everyone.

  • John and Aimee Rashotte Posted February 10, 2019 8:03 pm

    We were so shocked and sorry to hear that Larry had passed away. Our son Joel was a tenant at your rental in St. Catharines. Larry was such a pleasant guy to talk to; always so friendly and easy going. He was very kind and helpful to our son. Our deepest sympathy to you and the girls Daiva.

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