Lawrence Frederick Zarth

January 07, 1939 ‒ July 30, 2015

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Formerly of Mansfield, Ohio

VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: MCPO Lawrence Frederick Zarth, U.S. Navy (Ret.), 76, passed away on July 30, 2015.  The son of the late Randolph and Vivian Zarth, he was retired from the US Navy after 33 years of service. He also retired as a technician from Honeywell Systems.

He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Lee (O’Neil) Zarth. Survivors include his three sons Jeff Zarth and his wife Cheryl of Norfolk, VA, Chris Zarth of Norfolk, and Kevin Zarth and his wife Vera of Knotts Island, NC; a brother Jerome Zarth of Memphis, TN; six grandchildren and one on the way.

A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Mansfield Cemetery. The Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail will honor him with graveside military tribute. The funeral arrangements have been given into the care of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.  Online condolences may be made to the family at: