625 North Road
Coquitlam, BC V3J 1P2
Phone: (604) 936-9987
Fax: (604) 936-6912
Email: info@burquitlamfuneralhome.ca
625 North Road
Coquitlam, BC V3J 1P2
Phone: (604) 936-9987
Fax: (604) 936-6912
Email: info@burquitlamfuneralhome.ca


Lawrence Finnbogason

Lawrence Finnbogason

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Lawrence "Larry" Finnbogason

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lawrence (Larry) Finnbogason, on February 6th 2019, at the age of 81. Larry was born in Winnipeg Manitoba March 28, 1937, to parents Carl & Maria Finnbogason. Larry was the youngest of four children (Carl, Elsie, Irene). Predeceased by his wife Lorraine (2006), who he married June 10th, 1960. In the marriage they had two sons Dan (Brenda) and Don (Shelly), two grandchildren Ryan (Jessica), Alana (Courtney) and great grand son Keenan.

Larry started his career as a shipper receiver with Gardner-Denver, which then went to the distributer GM Philpott. GM Philpott was then bought by Finning Tractor, in which Larry's career spanned 43 years. In Larry's final years with Finning he held the position of Division Manager of the Air Products at the Great Northern Way location. Larry enjoyed golfing two or three times a week, with his good friends at Swan-e-Set golf course after his career. He also had a great fondness for his dogs, which he enjoyed walking daily.

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    Saturday, February 16th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Burquitlam Funeral Home
    625 North Road
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    Saturday, February 16th, 2019
    Pastor Layton Chmelyk

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All that knew or worked with Larry could only expect that he would greet you the same. Larry always said hello and waited for the response. He cared. RIP Larry
Comment | Posted at 02:42am via Condolence

Bob Stewart

Bob Stewart

By hiring me at Finning Drills and Compressors in 1994 Larry provided me with a much needed oppoytfor which I was and still am grateful.
My sincere condolences to Dan, Don, and the Finnbogason family.
Comment | Posted at 09:44pm via Condolence

Don Forss

To the Finn Family... Our neighbours and special friends over many years. We send you our heartfelt condolences on your loss of a special guy... Larry...
From the Forss Family - Don, Tom (Wendy), Wendy, Julie
Comment | Posted at 02:48pm via Condolence

Sharon Jones

Don, Dan and family: We are so very sorry to hear of Larry's passing. I had the pleasure of working with Larry for 25 years. He was a good friend as well. He will truly be missed. Our hearts go out to all of you. May he rest in peace.
Our condolences,
Sharon & Bill Jones
Comment | Posted at 07:22pm via Condolence

Dave Noel

So sorry to hear my Uncle Larry has passed away. We enjoyed spending time with him at our house at Christmas time over the past dozen years. He always brought flowers for the cook, my wife Rose (passed away 2016). I admired him for his strength to play his favourite sport of golf year round even though his health was failing. His thoughtfulness and courage will be remembered. My condolences to Dan, Don and family.
Dave Noel
Comment | Posted at 03:02pm via Condolence

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