Lawrence L. Gregory
April 15, 1930—July 4, 2018
SMITHFIELD, NC and SOUTH GLENS FALLS, NY - Lawrence L. Gregory passed away peacefully on July 4, 2018 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, North Carolina, after a brief illness. Born April 15, 1930 in New York City. Lawrence was the son of the late Harold R. and Alice Schweizer Gregory of Mt. Kisco, New York.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia (Hartnett) of 42 years, and brother, Stanley Rugg Gregory of Mt. Kisco, New York.
Lawrence graduated from Mt. Kisco, New York High School in 1949. He served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1952-1954. After his honorable discharge, he married Virginia Hartnett on Oct. 10, 1954. Lawrence retired from the NY State Correctional Dept. after 31 years. After his retirement, he enjoyed traveling around the country with his wife.
Survivors include his children, Stanley Gregory of Lakeville, New York, Lois Gregory of Middlesex, North Carolina, and Stewart Gregory (Amy) of Garner, North Carolina; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and his very special and loving companion, his dog, Dolly.
Special thanks to the staff at SCEU Hospice House for their support and care.
A memorial service with military honors will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the SECU Hospice House, P.O. Box 1376, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Condolences may be sent to the family at parrishhfh.com.