Lawrence L. Cherry

Lawrence Leo Cherry, 68 of Georgia, a retired member of the United States Armed Forces died after a long battle with cancer surrounded by his family.  

Larry was employed by Tufts Medical Center for several years. Additionally he served in the United States  Army prior to joining the United States Air Forces where he spent the remainder of his military career.

He is survived by his beloved children Michael and his fiancé Sarah, James and his wife Jerrellyn, Jonathan and his wife Ericka and Jennifer and her husband Thomas Lee.  Larry devoted his recent years to his beautiful grandchildren – Ariana, Jazion, Jalen Cherry, Desiree and Dacia Brown and Thomas Lee, III.

Born in Roxbury, to the late Michael Frances Cherry and Margaret (Souther) Cherry, Larry was one of 19 children. He is survived by his brothers Thomas Cherry of Haverhill, Joseph Cherry of New Mexico and his sisters Marge Simmons of Illinois and Mary  Egan of Milton along with wonderful brother and sister in laws.

A  Mass of Christian  Burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth’s Church on Friday, Dec. 28 at 10 o’clock.

Visiting  Hours Friday morning  in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave. EAST MILTON 8:30 – 9:30 am.