Lawrence T. Kochis, Jr., Taylor, formerly of Scranton, passed away Tuesday morning in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. His wife of 43 years is the former Ann Wheeler.
Born 1954 in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Lawrence T. Sr and Sarah “Sally” Featherby Kochis and was educated in Dunmore schools graduating from the Dunmore Central Catholic High School and also attended the University of Scranton. Larry went on to have a long career at Metlife Insurance Company as a computer analyst. He served honorably in the United States Air Force.
Also surviving are his son Lawrence T. “Larry” Kochis, III and his wife Regina; a sister Mary Ann Earley and husband Harold; grandchildren Aaliyah, Landyn, Linkyn, Gianna and Rocco; nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his brother and sister in law Robin and Donna Kochis.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11am in the Trinity Congregational Church 220 S. Main Ave. West Scranton officiated by Rev. Jeremy Mullins. Military honors will be rendered immediately following the religious service.
Friends may call Saturday from 10am until the time of service at the church.
Interment, private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers the family strongly encourages memorial contributions be made to the donor’s favorite charity.