Lawrence J. Layshock
Lawrence J. Layshock, 85, of Sharpsville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in his home surrounded by family.
Larry was born March 13, 1934, to John and Johanna (Tokoly) Layshock in Hartford, Ohio. On Aug. 8, 1953, he married his wife, Colette (Brown) Layshock, who survives at home.
Larry worked as a tour bus driver for Bortner Tours and was manager of Orangeville Farms. He also worked for Perrine Oil Co.
He was a former member of Queen of the Holy Rosary, Vienna, Ohio, and current member of St. Bartholomew R.C. Church in Sharpsville.
He was known for his love of fixing mechanical things. Larry enjoyed working on tractors and helping on the farm. He was always available to help others with whatever they needed.
He was a wonderful father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who will be dearly missed by his family.
He is survived by his wife, Colette; children, Rose (Walt) Turuck; Suzy (Ron) Taylor; Cindy (Mike) Allshouse; Don (Cherie) Layshock; Katy (Bob) Malaniak; 11 grandchildren, Jenny Turuck, Stephanie Turuck, Valerie Taylor, Adam Allshouse, Dan Allshouse, Melissa Allshouse, Jason Allshouse, Justin Layshock, Brittany (Cory) Riffe, Patrick Layshock, and Mikhaila Layshock; nine great-grandchildren, Madison, Noah, Marcel, Jayna, Sebastian, Alana, Ethan, Amelia, and Victor; and siblings, Maryann Pollander, Raymond (Janet) Layshock, and James (Irene) Layshock.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Theresa Layshock; and siblings, John Layshock, Genieve Layshock, Edward Layshock, and Jerome Layshock.

Lawrence J., 85, of Sharpsville.
Calling hours: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (10-15-19) at SHERMAN FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICE, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage.
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (10-16-19) in St. Bartholomew R.C. Church, 311 W. Ridge Ave., Sharpsville, with Father Matthew Strickenberger officiating. Friends are welcome to meet directly at church.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Sharpsville.
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Published on October 12, 2019


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Denise Aber
Oct 16, 2019
I remember well Larry and Colette being so kind to my parents when they were alive forever grateful for your friendship.
Dean Bossick
Oct 15, 2019
I am deeply sorry for your loss. I will always remember Mr. Layshock our years together in the Continentals! He was a vital asset to our group and him driving the bus to all our shows over the years! He will sadly be missed.
Kathleen Waddell
Oct 14, 2019
Blooming Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Lawrence J. Layshock by Kathleen Waddell.  Send flowers
Alan Prox & Annette ( Portzer) Prox
Oct 13, 2019
On behalf of our families we offer our prayers and condolences to your family.