In his youth he became very active in the Democratic Party, was a former Dauphin County Democratic Committee Chairman, Chairman of Democratic Susquehanna Valley Association and assistant director of Departmental Auditing, Pennsylvania Department of Auditor General; he was a former director of Liquid Fuel Tax within the Department of Revenue, an employee of the Department of Commerce, and a construction inspector for the PA Turnpike; and he was a former member of the PA Air National Guard.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years Carol A. Chaundy Shaffner; and a sister and brother-in-law Susan M. and Ralph D. Pratt, whom he dearly loved and admired. He was kind and considerate to his family and friends. A stranger to Larry was a friend he never met. He especially loved his favorite little girl Mandy.
A Memorial Tribute to this life was held on Friday at the Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown, with the Rev. Donald C. Walters officiating.
Inurnment was at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Back to School Program, 295 State Dr., Elizabethville, PA 17023 or to Ryan Lee Mohn Memorial Foundation, 529 Pine St., Steelton, PA 17113.
Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.