Lawrence “Larry” Bertiaux
July 08, 1929 ‒ February 04, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Lawrence “Larry” Raymond Bertiaux, age 86, of Spruce Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born on July 8, 1929 in Kane, Pennsylvania the son of Raymond and Edna (Hadley) Bertiaux. Larry was a 1947 graduate of Kane High School in Pennsylvania. In 1950 Larry relocated to Mount Vernon, Ohio and worked for the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company for several years before accepting a position with the Columbia Gas Transmission plant where he retired in 1991 after 30 years of employment.
Larry was a 64 year member of Mount Zion Lodge F&AM where he served as past Master and past district education officer of the 19th Masonic District. Allied Masonic Degrees Clinton Chapter No. 26, Kinsman Council No. 76, Clinton Commandry No. 5. Larry was also a Knight of the York Cross of Honor, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, Aladdin Temple Shrine of Columbus, past president of the Baldwin Shrine, member of Kam Ram Grotto, Glenwood Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
He is survived by his children, Gail (Ron) Milligan of Mount Vernon and Terry Bertiaux of Columbus and a grandson, Trevor Lawrence Bertiaux.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ann Bertiaux and his second wife, Norma Staaf Bertiaux.
Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a masonic service will begin at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Kendall-Sperry officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Restoration Fund.
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