Lawrence "Larry" John Kaminski

February 28, 1942 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 78)


Lawrence “Larry” John Kaminski, 78 years of age, and a resident of Elyria Township, passed away  Monday, July 20, 2020, at his home, following a lengthy illness.

He was a lifetime resident of Elyria, born February 28, 1942.  Larry was a graduate of Elyria Catholic Schools.

He was employed as furniture salesman at Elyria Value City for over twenty years.  Larry was a hard worker and was previously employed as an insurance salesman, and at Giant Eagle/Fazio’s as a butcher.  He enjoyed socializing with his community and his friends at the local clubs.  Larry was an avid golfer and bowler and participated in several leagues . He enjoyed playing the lottery.

Survivors include his children Kimberly Morton (Randy), Lawrence Kaminski both of Elyria, Jacqueline Peters (Daniel) of Vermilion;  his grandchildren Richard T. Peters, Mackenzie J. Peters and Danielle A. Peters.

He was preceded in death by his wifes Sylvia E. Kaminski (nee: Webster) and Carol L. Kaminski (nee; Stump); his sister Patricia Wellman; and his parents Domonic and Frances P. Kaminski (nee: Ankoviak).

Public visitation for family and friends will be held Friday, July 24,2020, by reservation at or by calling 440-988-4451 during business hours 9-5 pm, at Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, Ohio.  A limited public funeral for family and friends will be held Friday morning by reservation at at Hempel Funeral Home.  PUBLIC LIVE STREAMING of the funeral service will be available on July 24th at 1 p.m. at by selecting the live stream tab to gain access.  Rebroadcasting of services will be available at Burial will take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Elyria.

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