Funeral services for Larry F. Kellison, 62 of South St, Massena, NY will be held at the familys convenience (August 16, 2012) at St. Josephs Church with Rev. Scott Fobare presiding. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Larry died Sunday afternoon (August 12, 2012) following a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family and hospice care. Larry is survived by his wife of 39 years Susan, his three sons, Frederick H.,and daughter in law Tara, Robert O. and Derek J. all of Massena, two beloved grandson, Klay and Dylan. His sister Joyce and husband Ernest Dumas of Massena, several nieces and nephews and cousins. Larry was preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara Kellison, Shirley LaShomb and brother Lyle Kellison.
He was born April 8,1950 in Massena the son of Frederick and Laura (Empey) Kellison. Larry graduated from Massena High School in 1968 and served honorably in the US Marine Corps. Following his discharge he was employed at Triple A Lumber Supply for over six years. Larry married Susan Dashnow July 7,1973 at the First United Methodist Church in Massena. Larry later started employment at Conrail later known as CSX Transportation as a car inspector retiring in 2010. Larry was an avid baseball fan and a great supporter of the New York Yankees team. He was an animal lover and was especially fond of his dog, Missy and his cat Shadow. At the familys request memorials made be made to the Massena Human Society or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com