December 4, 1941 - September 26, 2013
Obituaries » LAWRENCE D. GAVIN
GAVIN, LAWRENCE DENNIS, 71, of Websterville, died September 26, at his home. Born on Dec. 4, 1941, in Barre, he was the son of Michael J. and Doris G. (Hamilton) Gavin. He attended Websterville Elementary School and was a graduate of Spaulding High School in Barre. On July 4, 1964, Larry married Dorothy Jane Ayers. Following their marriage, they always had lived in Websterville and were married for 48 years. She died Aug. 14, 2012. Larry had worked in the granite industry as a crane operator for the former Rouleau Granite Co. and the Colombo Granite Co., both in Barre. For several years, he also did lawn care. In earlier years, he had been a member of the Thunder Chickens Snowmobile Club and enjoyed hunting. His other interests included putting together puzzles and doing crossword puzzles. Survivors include two brothers, Leo Gavin, of Essex Junction, and Robert Gavin and wife, Beverly, of Graniteville; two sisters, Barbara Brown and husband, Maurice, of East Montpelier, and Patricia Mills, of Manchester, Ky.; a sister-in-law, Joyce Gonyaw, of Williamstown; nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his wife and parents, a brother, Michael Gavin Jr., a brother-in-law, William Mills, and a sister-in-law, Jacqueline Gavin, predeceased him.