Lawrence “Larry” Gerzitis, age 62 of Collinsville, IL born June 11, 1953 in East. Louis, IL passed away at 7:37 am on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at his residence surrounded by family.
Larry was employed at US Steel in Granite City, IL for over 35 years. He enjoyed sports, was an avid golfer, and a St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Mary nee Breschak Gerzitis; a brother, Dennis Gerzitis; a niece, Cheryl Sayre; and a cousin, David Ebrecht.
He is survived by a sister, Marion Sayre of Collinsville, IL; a niece, Donna (Michael) Rudis of Collinsville, IL; great nieces: Ashley, Mallory and Taylor; a great great niece, Keegan; and three cousins: Kathy (Frank) Faulkner of Granite City, IL, Gary (Tammy) Landcaster of FL, and Kenny Ebrecht of Glen Carbon, IL.
Visitation will be from 4pm to 7pm on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL.
Memorial service will be at 7pm Friday evening at the funeral home with Father John Beveridge officiating. Private burial will be held at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Belleville, IL.
Memorials may be made to Siteman Cancer Center and will be received at the funeral home.
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