WATERFORD Lawrence J. Eafrato, 84, of Mercer St. passed away Monday June 17, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Waterford he was the son of the late Charles and Jenny Archeda Eafrato. He was a 1955 graduate of Waterford High School.
Larry was employed for 39 years at the former Behr Manning Co., which merged with Norton Co. and finally St. Gobain Co. He retired in 1995. He was a veteran of the US Navy, was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Waterford and was a member of the church Choir. He was a member of the American Legion in Waterford, the Waterford Bocce League, had served as Waterford Village Assessor, served on the Waterford Police Force, had served as Secretary for the Waterford Citizens Party and was a Leader for Cub Scout Pack 632.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years Dora Abate Eafrato and his sons Charles Eafrato of Saratoga Springs and Ronald Eafrato of Waterford. He is the proud grandfather of Isabella Eafrato.
Funeral services will be Monday at 9 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at 9:30 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Interment will be in Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-6 pm
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Mary of the Assumption Church Restoration Fund, 119 Broad St., Waterford, NY 12188.
Special thanks to the Van Bramer family - Rob, Donna, Jamie and Larry’s adopted granddaughter Bailey - for their constant love and support through the years