GARAFALO, Larry R., 68 of Steubenville, died Tuesday, September 18, 2012, after a brave battle with cancer at Valley Hospice.
He was born January 30, 1944, in Pittsburgh. He is the son of the late Anthony "Big Chew" and Robbie Carter Garafalo.
Larry was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Bloomingdale where he was a former Elder, served his country in the army, was retired from Weirton Steel with 36 years of service and after retirement worked at the Steubenville Water Treatment Plant and drove for Pony Express.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Owens Garafalo whom he married June 24, 1967; one daughter, Amy (Dan) Neely of Wintersville; one sister, Mary Anderson of Steubenville and two grandchildren, Nathan and Ryan.
Larry was a former union steward for the ISU and was an avid follower of his grandson's sporting events.
Calling hours are at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, Friday 3-7 p.m. and on Saturday 11 a.m. until the time of services at Noon, Ginny Zoric will officiate. Burial will be private.