Meadville Tribune

April 28, 2013

Larry E. Dinsmore

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Larry E. Dinsmore, 63, of Meadville, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013, at home.

He was born in Meadville on Nov. 5, 1949, a son of the late William Dinsmore and Audrey Callahan Dinsmore.

He worked as a sprinkler fitter for the Road Sprinkler Fitters Local Union 669, from which he retired. He was a member of the Vernon Central Volunteer Fire Department.

Larry is survived by his mother; his former second wife, Linda; two sons, Dan Dinsmore and his wife, Christine, of Casco, Maine, and Ben Dinsmore and his wife, Wendy, of Palmdak, Calif.; four grandchildren, Kendall, Jackson, Emerson and Marlow; two brothers, Bill Dinsmore and his wife, Judy, of Mill Village, and Ron Dinsmore and his wife, Pam, of Cochranton; and a sister, Cathy Chapman of Meadville.

He is preceded in death by his father, William, and his first wife, Jane.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family, with Father Tom Suppa officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in care of Audrey Dinsmore, 10769 Hollis Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Arrangements are under the care of Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Larry’s book of memories online at