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Lawrence "Larry" Dewey


May 27, 1943

Montreal, Quebec


June 16, 2023

Sarnia, Ontario


Lawrence Winston Dewey “Larry”

On Friday, June 16th, 2023, Larry Dewey passed away at Vision Nursing Home at 80 years old. He was born in Montreal on May 27, 1943. Larry was the beloved husband of Ellen Dewey for 57 years. Loving father of Randy (Christine) and Jennifer (Walter) Diepeveen. He was a cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Cecil and Louise Dewey and brothers Leslie (Winnie), Ralph (Marion), Pine, Cecil, John, Doug, and sister Margaret. He is survived by his brother Clifford (Joanne), and sisters-in-law Joyce, Sadie and Norma. Larry was known for his kindness, dedication to serving the Lord and expressing that through helping others. People respected him for his commitment to serving the community and meeting people’s spiritual needs. He worked at Dow Chemical in a few different roles, but his passion was for ministry. He left Dow after many years to pursue sowing seeds of goodness for the kingdom of God in the lives of others. A place he calls home now. A special thank you to the staff and medical providers at Vision Nursing Home for taking care of him over these past 5 years. Thank you to Bethel Pentecostal Church and McCormack Funeral Home for their compassion and support through this challenging time. Family and friends will be received at Bethel Pentecostal Church Friday, June 23rd, at 10:00 am for a viewing and opportunity to speak with the family, followed by a service at 11:00 am. The interment will be a small family gathering the following day. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Larry’s Guestbook” at Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Sarnia Lambton.

Visitation & Services

Bethel Pentecostal Church

10 - 11 am.

11 am

Friday June 23


Funeral Service

Friday June 23

Bethel Pentecostal Church


Moore Union Cemetery


Cheques only please,
will be received at the funeral home


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Family Memories

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Dear Family, again sorry for your loss! May you remember of all your great memories today! Our fondest memories are of when we would see Larry smiling as he was walking at Lakewood Campground and to the coffee shop. As I was writing this I could still see him smiling and hope this brings the family much comfort today also that we all will see him smiling once again! Sincerely, Gar and Kerry (Barr) Johnston!
Gar and Kerry (Barr) Johnston

Dear Jennifer, I recall how fondly you spoke of your dad whenever we were talking about family and how special he was to you. Sending you love at this difficult time. You have my sincerest sympathy. Sherri
Sherri Veilleux

My sincere condolences to the family.
Heather Metcalfe

Ellen and family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences and may memories comfort you at this difficult time.
Shelley Waller

We grieve with you . Larry was a quiet man who loved Jesus . God give you strength at this time. Lorne & Grace
Lorne & Grace Brown

We were so saddened on hearing the passing of our great friend we have some wonderful memories of larry at the trailer you will be greatly missed my friend, our deepest sympathies to you Ellen and family
John and Valerie McDonald

Pastor Larry was a wonderful man of God and so many great memories of him and his influence in my life. He was such a dedicated and loving man. Rob and I send our deepest sympathy and prayers to Ellen and the family.
Diane Belanger

We thank the Lord for the precious life my dear cousin Larry. He. was kind and thoughtful. Always with a smile. God bless and keep Ellen, Randy, and Jennifer and their families. Love to you all. Judy and Ron.
Judy and Ron Snow

I am so sorry to hear about Larry my prayers are with you at this most difficult time
Allen Hallett

So sorry for your lose, Larry was a great man. I worked with Larry at DOW. RIP Larry.
Dennis Fidler

Sending our most heartfelt condolences to Ellen, Jennifer and the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Jill Cook & the IPC Team

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