"Larry" Tapp Jr.
TURIN, N.Y. —
“Larry” Tapp Jr., 82, of Turin Road, unexpectedly passed
away while on a fishing trip to Black Lake on Thursday, Sept.
27, at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.
Born Aug. 3, 1930, in Englewood, N.J., a son of Albert L.
and Mary Tapp Sr., he served in the Marine Corps during the
Korean Conflict and was a member of the Marine Corps League
#754 and Memorial Post 6912 V.F.W.
Mr. Tapp owned and operated Larry Tapp Contracting as a
certified electrician who worked in heating, venting and
air-conditioning for years in the Nanuet area.
Surviving are his present wife, Karen M. Kliewe Tapp, whom
he married on Jan. 22, 1997, in New City, N.Y. The couple
settled in the Turin area because of their love of the
They enjoyed many activities together including snowmobiling,
down-hill skiing, wind surfing and taking trips on their
Larry was a member of the Second Generation Motorcycle Club
and a past member of the Ramapo Ski Club.
and his late
first wife, Joan, were parents of Lorri Jacobellis,
Portland, Ore., Penni Scaccio, New City and Christopher Tapp,
Portland. His second wife was Joan Meredith and his
step-children are John Tomani and Kristine DiMartino, both
survivors are a sister and her husband, Dolores and John
Lodico, New City; and five grandchildren.
and friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at
Sundquist Funeral Home, 7676 N. State Street, Lowville,
where a memorial service
will be conducted at 6 p.m. by the Marine Corps League and
services for Larry will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at
the funeral home with Rev. Samuel P. Lundy, Anglican Priest
officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in
may be made in Larry’s name to: Lewis County Marine Corps,
P.O. Box 164, Lowville, NY 13367 with special interest to
condolences may be made to www.sundquistfh.com.
Information provided by
Sundquist Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown,