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Laurence Parker Lunny, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1891
Stamford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1966
Ocean City
Cape May County
New Jersey, USA

Ocean City Sentinal-Ledger
Thursday, April 7, 1966

Laurence P. Lunny Dead at 74;
Was City Commissioner '51-59

Funeral services were conducted Monday morning for former City Commissioner Laurence P. Lunny, 74,
who died at his home, 857 Plaza Pl., on March 30.
Mr. Lunny served as director of public safety here form 1951 unti May, 1959.

A native of Stamford, Conn., he came to Ocean City in 1929 to open the first Murphy Five and Ten Cent Store. He managed the establishment until his retirement
in 1947.

Mr. Lunny was a member of the Ocean City Lodge 171, Free and Accepted Masons, Chapter 46 of the Royal Arch Masons, and of the Atlantic Commandery, Number 39, of the Knights
Templar.

He was a past president of the Ocean City Rotary Club.

He is survived by his wife, the former Kathryn Haines, two daughters, Mrs. Claude Bonner, of Clearwater, Fla., and Mrs. (Vesta) Charles Boch (sic), of Exton. Pa., and by a son, Laurence, Jr. of Prospect Park, Pa.

Also surviving are two step sons, Arthur Haines, of West Chester, Pa., and Dr. John Haines, of Godfrey, Ill, a sister, Mrs. William Whelan, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and a brother, Charles, of Westport, Conn. Mr. Lunny had 15 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A viewing and Masonic service were conducted on Sunday evening at the Godfrey-Smith Funeral Home, Central Ave.

Funeral services on Monday were conducted by the Rev. Dr. William R. G(smudged could be Guilick), pastor of the First Methodist Church. Burial was in Laurel Memorial Park, Pomona.

Pallbearers for Mr. Lunny were Robert Barbour, William Spruill, D. Norman Young, Edward Bowler, Harvey (smudged) and (smudged). Honorary pall bearers include (smudged) Price, Roy Darby, Lewis Gandy, Clarence Fuherman, and Ferdinant Taccarion.

*Note: Vesta Jane Bock or Back. Boch is a misspelling.
Her husband is Charles Henry Back, buried in Oxford Cemetery, Chester County,Pa. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William George Lunny (1860 - 1914)
 
 Spouses:
  Kathryn H. Lunny (1897 - 1987)
  Sara C Post Lunny (1894 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Ruth Lunny Bonner (1917 - 1996)*
  Vesta Jane Lunny Back (1919 - 2013)*
  Mary Louise Lunny (1923 - 1934)*
  Laurence Parker Lunny (1929 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Memorial Park and Crematory
Pomona
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Dan Oh
Record added: Jun 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92361576
Laurence Parker Lunny, Sr
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Laurence Parker Lunny, Sr
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