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Obituary: Lawrence P. Tormey, Jr., 83, Active Danvers Resident

Lawrence P. Tormey, Jr. Photo credit: Mackey Funeral Home.
Lawrence P. Tormey, Jr. Photo credit: Mackey Funeral Home.
Obituary from the Mackey Funeral Home:

Lawrence P. Tormey, Jr., 83, of Danvers, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 18, 2014 with family at his side. He was the husband of the late Joan (Murphy) Tormey.

Born in Brockton in 1930, he was the son of Lawrence P. and Marjorie (Henderson) Tormey Sr. Lawrence received a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University. He was employed as an engineer with G. E. and Ametek for many years.

Mr. Tormey served his country during the Korean Conflict with the U.S. Navy.

A longtime Danvers resident, he was an active town meeting member, assisted with the rail trail, Danvers American little league volunteer, helped with the Youth Enrichment Services group, he was a member of the Hard Luck Kelly’s ski club and the G.E. Spark Plugs retirement group.

His greatest joy was participating in the Pan-Mass Challenge for the past 20 years.

He leaves his four children; Mary E. Hamilton and her husband Eoghain of S. Boston, David P. Tormey and his wife Amy of Canton, John F. Tormey and his wife Susan of N. Reading and Michael L. Tormey and his wife Laura of N.C. He was brother to Elizabeth “Betty” Tormey and Marilyn “Sis” Burke both of S. Yarmouth and Robert D. Tormey of N.J. Also leaving his loving grandchildren, Sam, Madeline, Jackson, Nicholas, Fionn, and Patrick. Larry leaves a dear friend Elaine Stanley of Barnstable. 

Relatives and friends are kindly welcome to visitation on Wednesday, May 21 in the Mackey Funeral Home, 22 Conant St., Danvers, from 5-8 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 22 at 11 a.m. in St Mary’s Church, Danvers. Burial to follow in St. Mary of the Annunciation cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial donations to the Pan-Mass Challenege, at http://www.pmc.org/.See www.mackeyfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence or for directions.

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