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Charles L. "Larry" Thurling, Jr.

September 12, 1946 ~ March 11, 2019 (age 72)

Charles L. "Larry" Thurling, Jr, 72 of Jeannette died Monday March 11,2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. He was born September 12, 1946 in Greensburg, a son of the late Charles L. Sr and Virgina (Smith) Thurling. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son Ronald E. Thurling and sister Donna G. Bossert. Prior to retirement, he worked in the parts warehouse for Beckwith. Larry was a member of the Irwin Sportsmans, enjoyed collecting Lionel trains and loved to golf especially with his grandsons. He is survived by his wife Nancy (Utzman)Thurling of Jeannette, son John McElwain and his wife Helen of Mamont; daughter Sue Miller and husband Brian of Westmoreland City; grandchildren Dan, Kelly, John & David and great grandchildren Brooke, Chase & Ethan and his dog Cody as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Wednesday March 13th from 2-4&6-8PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette Pa 15644. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 9am in the funeral home with Pastor Paul Gruesu. Interment will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. To send online condolences visit

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