Meadville Tribune

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July 1, 2013

Larry Cleland

CENTERVILLE — Larry Cleland, 35, of 16855 State Highway 8, Centerville, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at the Trauma and Burn Center at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, from injuries received in a home fire.

Larry was born on Aug. 22, 1977, in Oil City, a son of Albert (Chip) and Audrey Lohr Cleland.

A middle school student at Maplewood, he graduated from Honeoye Falls and Lima High School in New York, class of 1996. As a youth, Larry played Little League baseball at Hydetown.

Larry managed a Monroe Muffler location before opening his own garage, Cleland’s Car Care in Centerville. He enjoyed helping others at his shop and restoring classic cars. He was an avid hunter, including small game and archery seasons. Larry also loved fishing with his two children and entertaining them with plenty of fireworks on the Fourth of July.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Sheila Diane Cleland.

He is survived by his parents of Centerville; his previous wife and two children, Dylan and Sheila Cleland, of Townville; a brother, Lonnie Cleland and his wife, Shannan, of Singer Island, Fla.; a sister, Bonnie Mitcham and her husband, David, of Tidioute; three nephews, Penn Cleland of Singer Island, David Mitcham Jr. and his wife, Tiffany, of Dempseytown, and Nathaniel Mitcham of Tidioute; a niece, Ashley Carter and her husband, Stephen, of Franklin; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Troy Center United Methodist Church, at which time the funeral service will be conducted, with the Rev. Ron Hipwell, pastor of Titusville First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Interment will be in Troy Center Cemetery.

Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to aid funeral and medical expenses.

If you would like to leave a condolence for the family, go to garrettfuneralhomeinc.com.

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