HARTFORD — Larry Bartolin,72, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021, at University Hospital in Cleveland.
Born March 24, 1949, in Sharon, Pa., to parents Harry Bartolin and Margaret Escover Bartolin, he graduated from Brookfield High School and joined the U.S. Army, Airborne Division and was a Vietnam veteran.
Larry was president of the Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club. He was employed as a carpenter and was part of the Carpenters Local Union No. 268 for 32 years.
Surviving Larry are wife, Joan; son, Jeff (Shanna) of Columbus; daughter, Jessica (Carl) of Amelia, Ohio; brothers, Jim (Janice) Bartolin of Raleigh, N.C. and Matt (Donna) Bartolin of Palm Bay, Fla.; and sister -in-law, Darla of Masury. Also surviving are four grandchildren, David Calvin, Alex and Annika.
Preceding Larry in death are his parents and two brothers, Mark and Bill.
Larry loved to spend time outdoors, hunting and fishing, but most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a self-taught, outstanding cook and enjoyed trying out new recipes and cooking for family. Larry was a beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, son and friend to all he met. He touched an innumerable number of lives and will be missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, material tributes can be made to The International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, Calif. 91607-3466, or to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, themmrf.org.
Selby-T. J. Fox Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.