LAKE PLACID — Lawrence “Larry” Otranto Jr., 47, son of Lawrence and Roberta (Alberino) Otranto Sr., died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., surrounded by all of his family.
Larry was born in Keene Valley on Jan. 30, 1962 and was a graduate of the Lake Placid High School class of 1980. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving from 1984 through 1988. He made his residence in Middleburg, Pa. and at the time of his death he was retired executive food administrator at the Allenwood Federal Correctional Complex.
Lawrence is survived by his father and mother, Lawrence Sr. and Roberta Otranto of Lake Placid; a sister, Teresa Peck and her husband Peter, both of Lake Placid; a brother, Christopher Otranto of Saranac Lake; four nieces: Vittoria Perry of California, Kristin Perry of Lake Placid, Sierra Peck of Lake Placid and Antonia Otranto of Wilmington; a nephew, Lorenzo Otranto of Saranac Lake; and several uncles and cousins.
A requiem Mass was offered Tuesday, Feb. 24 at St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid. The Rev. Joseph Morgan officiated. Burial will be in the St. Agnes Cemetery in the spring.
Arrangements are in care of the Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.