Larry Wayne Girton

Larry Wayne Girton, 75, of Allentown, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at The Gate House in Williamsport.

Born March 18, 1938, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Harry C. and the late Estella B. Girton.

Larry was a graduate of Williamsport High School and served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He was employed as supervisor of the mail room at the former Grit Newspaper before relocating to Allentown. Larry was an avid football fan who also enjoyed listening to country music and working with computers.

Surviving are a companion, Virginia Packer of Muncy; a daughter, Marcy Girton of Downingtown; a son, Mark Girton of Downingtown; a sister, Irene LaBeda of California; a brother, Jack Girton of Florida; and one grandchild.

A graveside funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Montoursville Cemetery, with Rev. Max L. Walters Jr. officiating. Graveside Military honors will be accorded by combined veterans organizations.

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