MCBRIDE, Lawrence “Larry” – of Trail, BC passed away on December 2, 2012. He was born on January 22, 1935 in Trail.
Larry is predeceased by his father, James (Tick) McBride, his mother Marajorie Wallace and his brothers Jim and Jack. He is survived by his daughters through his first wife Lorraine; Dawn McBride of Lethbridge, Alberta and Tracy (Carlo) Perri of Calgary, his grandchildren; Hope and Chase, his siblings; Mike and Marion.
As a teenager, Larry was involved with the Air Cadets and then went on to serve as an apprentice to be a carpenter. He worked at Cominco doing jobs that ranged from maintenance to construction for 38 years retiring in 1991.
Larry had a love for cars and had over 30 of them in his lifetime. He loved fixing them up and at one time, re-built a green, 1967 Matero with his buddies. Larry’s other hobbies were fishing, camping, gardening, going to garage sales and bowling. He also had a soft spot for the few cats he had in his lifetime.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 6 at 11:00 am at Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ “Carberry’s Chapel” 1298 Pine Avenue, Trail with Reverend Ken Siemens, Celebrant. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the MS Society of BC at Box 202 Balfour, BC V0G 1C0 or the SPCA at 7700 Hwy 3B Trail, BC V1R 4X2 or to The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Seniors (SPCS) at C/O Treasurer, 956 A Spokane Street, Trail, BC V1R 3W5.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca